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New York Philharmonic: Kavakos Plays Brahms at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Leonidas Kavakos performs Brahms’s formidable — and popular — Violin Concerto, with its perfect melding of bravura passages, serene melodies, and spicy Gypsy folk rhythms. Plus New York Premieres of Esa-Pekka Salonen’s magical Wing on Wing (“the ...

New York Philharmonic: Dvořák’s Violin Concerto at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The New York Philharmonic and Augustin Hadelich (“a virtuoso out of the Golden Age … a young artist with no evident limitations” — The New Yorker) perform Dvořák’s beloved Violin Concerto, evoking the composer’s Bohemian heritage through its ...

New York Philharmonic Ensembles play Mozart and Dvořák at Merkin Concert Hall

Merkin Concert Hall

http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/

129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023

An Ensembles concert provides an intimate connection between musician and audience. Hear the individual talents that make up the orchestra. Experience the passion and personality of the performers. And see how a small setting can make for a huge musical event. —kaufmanmusiccenter

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit Spring Show Opens This Weekend

ZEALnyc, May 24, 2017 The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit commences its 2017 shows this Memorial Day Weekend and the following weekend.  The event showcases fine artists and craft artisans from around the New York metropolitan area, the nation and the world. Attendees come from all over and ...

The 'Daly Show' is Coming to Vermont as Tim and ...

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, May 24, 2017 “Tim Daly is my favorite actor. Tim Daly is my favorite brother. Not necessarily in that order.” Those are the words of Tony Award winner (Gypsy, 1990) and multiple Emmy recipient Tyne Daly speaking of her younger brother Tim Daly, ...

Shakespeare in the Park: A 'How To Get Tickets' Primer

ZEALnyc, May 23, 2017 The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park is one of the best theater deals in town. Any town. You can’t beat seeing remarkable performances from people like James Earl Jones, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, or Liev ...

Jazz Notes: Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Brings Positive Vibes to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, May 22, 2017 Last month, virtuoso violinist Regina Carter released her tenth album, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, on SonyMusic Masterwork’s imprint OKeh. It’s not only a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s in the centennial of her birth, but it’...

Review: 'The Whirligig' Spins, Aided By a 'Strong Ensemble Cast'

By Dan Bacalzo, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The difference between tragedy and comedy, according to a character in Hamish Linklater’s The Whirligig, is that “In Tragedy the force that drives the hero to his fully mature realization of Self is Death. While in Comedy? That ...

Review: Perahia Brings His 'Colossal Artistry' to Carnegie Hall With ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The celebrated pianist Murray Perahia was the first North American to win the prestigious Leeds Competition in 1972 when he was 25. Since then, he has accumulated numerous other accolades, a large discography, and a worshipful following. Though he has been ...

Art Break: Calder and Miró Are the Focus at Pace ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 This week Art Break is all about classic examples of art (not classical art, that’s something else entirely). Every entry is the gold standard of its movement or an artist’s output and seeing them is key ...

Review: 'A Doll's House, Part 2'—Nora's Back and Better ...

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, May 19, 2017 It still ends with a closing door, but this time, as is appropriate to the difference between a child and an adult, it isn’t slammed, but closed ruefully, hopefully, and perhaps a tad regretfully. And maybe it's still ...

Review: Kyung Wha Chung Is 'Unequalled' Making History at Carnegie ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 As predicted, it was quite an evening. Looking like God’s soldier, her magnificent face rapt in her task, Kyung Wha Chung gave the first integral performance of Bach’s sonatas and partitas for unaccompanied violin ever attempted on ...

Review: Fraternal Tensions Fuel the Mint's Current Find—'The Lucky ...

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 A.A. Milne is a member of that pantheon of British writers of revered children’s books who also achieved fame in more grown-up literary circles. J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan) was a celebrated Scottish novelist and playwright, and ...

New York Philharmonic: Annual Free Memorial Day Concert at St. John the Divine

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

http://nyphil.org/

1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street New York, NY 10025  

Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in a moving performance of Mahler’s 4th Symphony in this annual event. —NYPhilharmonic

Alan Gilbert Conductor

Mahler: ...

MET Orchestra in all-Mahler Program with Susan Graham and Matthew Polenzani at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage - Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/5/31/0800/PM/The-Met-Orchestra/

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Mahler said “a symphony should embrace the world,” a statement true of much of his music. In just a few bars, he can take the listener on a ramble through the forest, conjure visions of the last judgment, recreate a wild klezmer dance, or paint a picture of ...

New York Philharmonic: Gilbert Conducts Wagner’s Das Rheingold at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Das Rheingold is the first of the four operas that comprise Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, the largest operatic work ever composed, and launches the incredible sound world of the cycle. Led by Alan Gilbert, the New York Philharmonic and a ...

MET Orchestra Plays Schumann and Mahler at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage - Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/6/3/0300/PM/The-Met-Orchestra/

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Emotional power and soaring melodies define these masterworks by Schumann and Mahler. Schumann’s “Rhenish” Symphony is a joyful and richly romantic snapshot of the Rhineland. Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth), a song cycle for ...

MET Orchestra Plays Mahler and Sibelius at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage - Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/6/6/0800/PM/The-Met-Orchestra/

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Mahler and Sibelius drew inspiration from nature, and the myths and poetry of their homelands. Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder is a melancholy but piercingly beautiful song cycle set to texts by Friedrich Rückert. There are brooding qualities in Sibelius’s ...

Pianist Nikita Mndoyants—2016 First Prize Winner of Cleveland International Piano Competition in Recital at Weill Hall

Nikita Mndoyants, the electrifying first prize winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC) will make his New York debut at Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 8:00 pm. He will perform one of his own compositions, plus works by Beethoven, Schumann, and ...

Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra with Soprano Hibla Gerzmava at Carnegie Hall

Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra return to New York as part of their North American tour. They are joined by the soprano Ms. Hibla Gerzmava for a program of international opera hits and famous arias, as well as classical favorites performed by the orchestra. ...

New York Philharmonic: Alan Gilbert Conducts Season Finale: A Concert for Unity at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Alan Gilbert Season Finale: A Concert for Unity, June 8–10, will feature Gilbert conducting the Orchestra and musicians the Philharmonic has invited from orchestras in Australia, Brazil, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Russia, South ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Cloud River Mountain Featuring Gong Linna at Gerald W. Lynch Theater

Gerald W. Lynch Theater

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/cloud-river-mountain

524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019

“Whether belting, keening or murmuring, insinuating or girlish, Ms. Gong is a star.” – New York Times

Enter the world of the gods, spirits, and shamans of ancient Chinese myths and poetry in this evening-length work co-composed by Lao Luo and Bang on a Can ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Opening—’The Singing Heart’ at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/the-singing-heart

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City makes its festival debut in a vibrant program that will juxtapose Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 (“Haffner”) with traditional songs and spirituals from Mozart’s time. The evening will be capped off with Beethoven’s glorious Choral Fantasy, ...

Mostly Mozart: Les Arts Florissants / Sacred Charpentier at Alice Tully Hall

Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht stage at Lincoln Center

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/les-arts-florissants-2

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

The sacred choral works of 17th-century French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier fill this profoundly spiritual program, performed by the extraordinary period ensemble Les Arts Florissants. Paul Agnew leads the performance, setting rarely played gems alongside some of Charpentier’s best-known ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Orchestra Plays Beethoven and Schubert at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/mostly-mozart-festival-orchestra-beethoven-and-schubert

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Conductor Edward Gardner kicks off the festival’s celebration of the work of Franz Schubert, leading the composer’s Fifth Symphony. Earlier in the program he is joined by the “irrepressibly charismatic” pianist Jeremy Denk for Beethoven’s searching Piano Concerto No. ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Orchestra Plays Mozart, Lang, and Lully at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/mostly-mozart-festival-orchestra-paris-symphony

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Innovative New York–based ensemble Sō Percussion joins the Festival Orchestra for this program. David Lang’s concerto for percussion, calling for found objects such as sticks and wine bottles, highlights the prominence of percussion in Mozart’s Turkish-themed overture, his “Paris” ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Sō Percussion at the Kaplan Penthouse

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouseat Lincoln Center

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/s-percussion

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

The percussion ensemble transforms household objects into vehicles of virtuosity in works by composers John Cage, Viet Cuong, and Caroline Shaw.

 

Cover: Sō Percussion; photo: Claudia ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Orchestra Plays Schubert’s ‘Great’ Symphony at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/mostly-mozart-festival-orchestra-schuberts-great-symphony

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Award-winning Italian pianist Beatrice Rana makes her highly anticipated New York debut with returning guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda. Hailed as “exhilarating, extroverted, and effortlessly virtuosic” by BBC Music Magazine, Rana will perform Beethoven’s energetic First Piano Concerto. ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Ksenija Sidorova at the Kaplan Penthouse

Lincoln Center – Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/ksenija-sidorova-accordion

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

A torchbearer of the solo accordion, Latvian virtuoso Ksenija Sidorova (Mostly Mozart debut) shows off the amazing range of the instrument in works by Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Piazzolla, and others.

 

Cover: Ksenija Sidorova, accordion; photo: John ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Orchestra Plays Brahms Double Concerto With Bell and Isserlis at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/mostly-mozart-festival-orchestra-bell-and-isserlis-play-brahms

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Esteemed soloists and frequent collaborators Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis team up for a blockbuster rendition of Brahms’s Double Concerto for Violin and Cello. Led by Andrew Manze, principal conductor of the NDR Radiophilharmonie and a composer in his own right, the Mostly Mozart Festival ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis, and Ana-Maria Vera at the Kaplan Penthouse

Lincoln Center – Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/joshua-bell-violin-steven-isserlis-cello-ana-maria-vera-piano

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

Britain’s foremost cellist Steven Isserlis performs Schumann’s Three Romances with pianist Ana-Maria Vera (Mostly Mozart debut), and the incomparable violinist Joshua Bell joins them for Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 in this special late-night ...

Mostly Mozart: Danish String Quartet / All-Beethoven Program at Alice Tully Hall

Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht stage at Lincoln Center

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/danish-string-quartet

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

The exciting and versatile Danish String Quartet presents an exhilarating and playful side of Beethoven. His Op.18, No. 2 is rich with humor—parodying Haydn and the Viennese customs of the time—while his first “Razumovsky” quartet, written during one of the composer’s most prolific ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Danish String Quartet at the Kaplan Penthouse

Lincoln Center – Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/danish-string-quartet-1

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

Following its fiery all-Beethoven mainstage performance, the quartet summons its Danish roots with an intimate presentation of Scandinavian folk music from Nordic countries.

 

Cover: Danish String Quartet; photo: Nikolaj ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Orchestra Plays Beethoven and Mozart at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/mostly-mozart-festival-orchestra-beethoven-violin-concerto

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Two beloved masterpieces by towering composers fill out this concert, led by the boundlessly energetic Andrew Manze. Esteemed violinist Thomas Zehetmair performs Beethoven’s trailblazing Violin Concerto, notable for demanding both endurance and virtuosity from its soloist. Mozart’s searching ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Pedja Muzijevic at the Kaplan Penthouse

Lincoln Center – Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/pedja-muzijevic

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

Pianist Pedja Muzijevic juxtaposes Haydn sonatas with modern and contemporary works for the keyboard by Jonathan Berger, George Crumb, and Morton Feldman. The recital will foster an era-crossing dialogue, similarly to how I.M. Pei’s modern pyramid interacts with the architecture of the Louvre, ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Víkingur Ólafsson at the Kaplan Penthouse

Lincoln Center – Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/vikingur-olafsson

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

The Icelandic star pianist Víkingur Ólafsson makes his Mostly Mozart debut performing Bach’s Partita No. 6, as well as Etudes by Philip Glass, with whom Ólafsson has collaborated closely. The performance of the Etudes also marks Glass’s 80th birthday this ...

Mostly Mozart: The Dark Mirror—Zender’s Winterreise at Rose Theater

Rose Theater – Jazz at Lincoln Center

http://lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/the-dark-mirror-zenders-winterreise

The Shops at Columbus Circle, 3 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Netia Jones, whose The Illuminated Heart opened last year’s Mostly Mozart Festival, returns to stage Hans Zender’s orchestration of Schubert’s haunting song cycle. Evoking a Weimar-era scene, the production sets out a novel course down Schubert’s wintry path, illustrated by ...

Mostly Mozart: International Contemporary Ensemble: ‘How Forests Think’ at Merkin Concert Hall

Merkin Concert Hall

http://lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/how-forests-think

129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023

Schubert and his fellow Romantic-era composers were fascinated with the natural world. Taking their obsession as a starting point, ICE performs a trio of works that similarly find inspiration in nature. Pauline Oliveros’s Earth Ears, which she called a sonic ritual, cycles through prescribed ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Orchestra Plays Brahms and Schumann at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/mostly-mozart-festival-orchestra-brahms-symphony-no-1

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The relationship between piano virtuoso Clara Schumann, her husband Robert, and Johannes Brahms inspires this romantic program. In his Mostly Mozart debut, the expressive Kirill Gerstein performs Brahms’s tribute to his mentor, Robert, followed by the ravishing piano concerto that Robert wrote ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Trio Solisti at the Kaplan Penthouse

Lincoln Center – Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/trio-solisti

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

Violinist Maria Bachmann, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach, and pianist Fabio Bidini of Trio Solisti continue the festival’s Schubert thread with a performance of his towering Piano Trio in B-flat major. Written at the same time as Winterreise, this piece was never performed during Schubert’s ...

Mostly Mozart/A Little Night Music: Kirill Gerstein at the Kaplan Penthouse

Lincoln Center – Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/kirill-gerstein

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

An intimate counterpoint to Gerstein’s performance of Schumann’s First Piano Concerto, this concert continues to explore the relationship between Clara and Robert Schumann and their protégé Johannes Brahms through their music, including Brahms’s Piano Sonata No. 2, dedicated to Clara, ...

Mostly Mozart: Festival Orchestra Plays Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, and Mozart at David Geffen Hall

Lincoln Center - David Geffen Hall

http://www.lincolncenter.org/mostly-mozart/show/mostly-mozart-festival-orchestra-tchaikovsky-violin-concerto

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Mozart’s “Little G minor” Symphony is bookended by two masterpieces of Russian music. Prokofiev’s “Classical” Symphony looks to Mozart’s friend and mentor, Haydn, whose work is also referenced in Mozart’s Symphony No. 25. Virtuoso Gil Shaham, known for his flawless technique, ...