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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, ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Bohemian Trio in ‘Nomadic Nights: Music at the Crossroads’ at Kaplan Penthouse

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/bohemian-trio

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

“Together, these musicians honor heritages that blur more than reinforce borders… grounded more in creativity than genre.” – Wall Street Journal

The piano, cello, and saxophone of this New York-based trio bring the diverse sounds and rhythms of ...

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 ...

Review: 'The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin' Retains ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, July 27, 2017 Encores! Off-Center's latest offering is a timely staging of an unfortunately little seen musical that has much to say. Efficiently directed here by Robert O'Hara, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin dates from around 1999 when it was ...

Review: Lincoln Center Festival's ‘While I Was Waiting’ Explores the ...

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, July 26, 2017 Now in its 22nd year, The Lincoln Center Festival hosts a myriad of performances from around the globe. Making its North American debut at the festival, While I Was Waiting is a play based on a true story by ...

Jazz Notes: What To Look Out For at This Year's 63...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, July 25, 2017 The Newport Jazz Festival celebrates its 63rd anniversary this summer, promising three full days of exceptional live musical performances across multiple stages at Fort Adams Park in Newport, Rhode Island from Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6. Under new artistic ...

New Tenants In the 'Doll's House' Starting This Week

ZEALnyc, July 25, 2017 When we think of a Broadway show, we often think of a musical. Of course there are dramas and comedies, as well as other special event productions, like Michael Moore's upcoming one-man play The Terms of My Surrender, which promises to be a ...

Mostly Mozart Festival Opens Tomorrow—What To See and Hear

ZEALnyc, July 24, 2017 Summer in New York brings many performances and festivals for which we look forward, from the Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in Central Park to the Lincoln Center Festival, bringing the world's theater, music and dance to our own backyard, followed by their Out ...

Art Break: Helene Schjerfbeck and Other Finnish Artists at Scandinavia ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, July 24, 2017 Hey, let's face it—summer weather in New York can be challenging. It’s hot, it’s humid, and sometimes it’s just tough to be outside. Sometimes all you want is a half hour in a cool ...

Lincoln Center Goes 'Out of Doors' With a Big Free ...

By Caitlin Leonard, Contributing Writer, July 21, 2017 Lincoln Center's Out of Doors Festival is bringing an other-worldly level of performers for an "only in New York" kind of experience. The festival’s free performances (that's right—FREE) runs July 26 through August 13, and includes a Double Dutch ...

Review: The Elusiveness of Peace Brought To the Fore In ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, July 20, 2017 In this era of dismal, seemingly endless intractability in the Middle East, it’s startling to be reminded that, not too long ago, the prospect of peace between Israel and Palestine was tantalizingly close. That reminder, and the horrible ...

Review: Compagnie XY Proves Its Strength Is Working Together

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, July 20, 2017 Compagnie XY is a French-based circus, but there’s no big top, no trapeze rig, no spangled leotards nor wild animals. Instead, it is a troupe of individuals with extraordinary abilities and exquisite training who develop theatrical programs that ...

Jazz Notes: Passing the Newport Jazz Festival Baton from Founder ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, July 19, 2017 As the new artistic director of the Newport Jazz Festival, Christian McBride has put his stamp on this year’s lineup for the 2017 performances, adding a mix of incredibly diverse musicians—though, by his own account, he was totally ...

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 ...

Rite of Summer Music Festival Presents Contemporaneous on Governor’s Island

Nolan Park

https://www.riteofsummer.com/festival-category/concerts/

Governors Island New York, NY 10004

Rite of Summer Music Festival closes out its stellar seventh season with the contemporary music ensemble Contemporaneous performing two free shows on Saturday, August 12
at 1pm and 3pm. The program is entitled “The Two Halves,” and features works by Emma O’Halloran, Ian ...

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, ...