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The Frick Collection Concert Series

The Frick

http://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street @ Fifth Avenue

Museums aren’t just for visual art – they often host live musical performances as well, presenting everything from classical to contemporary repertoire.  The Frick, known for its distinguished Old Master paintings and outstanding examples of European sculpture and decorative arts ...

New York Philharmonic: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The Philharmonic and Jonathan Biss perform Beethoven’s dramatic Second Piano Concerto and Timo Andres’s new piano concerto that is part of a project creating new concertos with each of Beethoven’s five. The Blind Banister is “a captivating work … ...

Chamber Music Society of LC: The St. Lawrence String Quartet at Alice Tully Hall

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

http://www.chambermusicsociety.org/

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Photo Credit: Leonardo Mascaro

The St. Lawrence String Quartet’s contagious enthusiasm makes it one of the most treasured ensembles of our day. CMS welcomes the SLSQ back to its stage with a program spanning the repertoire from a quintessential ...

Review: 'Bandstand' Dances, But Doesn't Always Deliver

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, April 27, 2017 There are so many elements to be savored in the new Broadway production Bandstand. First and foremost is the wonderfully inventive choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, who also serves as the show’s director. It was great fun to watch ...

Review: 'Six Degrees of Separation' Sparks a Connection

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, April 26, 2017 Oh, that Allison Janney. She can do more with one little finger than most performers can manage with their entire bodies. And that voice. That deep, dry, hilarious, wonderful voice. She’s one of that rare ones who can ...

#MakeItMagnifique: Tea and Cheese at the French Cheese Board in ...

By Natasha Nesic, Contributing Writer, April 26, 2017 Sometimes joy comes sliced between poached pears and baguette. So it is at the French Cheese Board, a tender slice of SoHo at 41 Spring Street. Polyglot gourmand Charles Duque created this permanent pop-up to communicate the creamy wonder of ...

100 Days, Funding and a Shutdown - We've Seen It Before ...

By Mark McLaren with Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, April 26, 2017 There is, if you can believe it, even greater scrutiny on President Trump this week as he approaches his first 100 days in office, and as he and Congress haggle over funding a wall, Obamacare, and the ...

Jazz Notes: Jazz Icon Ella Fitzgerald Honored With NYC Mayoral ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, April 25 2017 Even though the legendary Ella Fitzgerald died in 1996 at her home in Beverley Hills, she was a bona fide New Yorker throughout her remarkable career. Her story as The First Lady of Song began at the Apollo Theater ...

Review: 'Anastasia'—A Little Girl's Dream Comes True

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, April 25, 2017 Walking into the Broadhurst Theatre I felt like a little girl at Christmas. I was finally going to see my favorite childhood movie come to life onstage. Anastasia, directed by Darko Tresnjak, boasting a book by Terrence McNally with ...

Review: 'The Antipodes' Tells Us Stories About Stories

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, April 25, 2017 There are stories. And there are stories about stories. There are stories that number stories, that outline stories, that list stories. Somehow, The Antipodes, the new play by Annie Baker, directed by Lila Neugebauer at the Signature Theater, is ...

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair Comes to Brooklyn In May

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, April 25, 2017 The third year of this up and coming fair brings a wide range of contemporary art from the African continent and its diaspora on May 5-7, 2017. You will see work from Senegal, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, ...

Review: The New York Pops Bridges the Generation Gap

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, April 24, 2017 As the older generation always says “I don’t understand what those kids are listening to these days.” I grew up in a household where I thought my parents' music wasn’t only good, but probably better than the ...

Review: Dance Theatre of Harlem Continues Its Legacy

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, April 24, 2017 Founded in 1969 and inspired by the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the Dance Theatre of Harlem was established as a beacon of hope for young people. Through training in classical art form, instilling discipline and focus, a challenged ...

Soprano Natalie Dessay sings Mozart, Schubert and Debussy with Philippe Cassard, piano at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/4/26/0800/PM/Natalie-Dessay-Philippe-Cassard/

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

The Huffington Post said, “Natalie Dessay’s musicianship is sublime,” and called a recent recital with pianist Philippe Cassard “a profound blending of poetry and music that was exceedingly gorgeous, transcendent, and unforgettable.” This ...

New York Philharmonic: Beethoven, ‘Also sprach Zarathustra’ and Premieres at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The New York Philharmonic performs Strauss’s iconic Also sprach Zarathustra, immortalized in popular culture in the majestic fanfare that hails a primeval sunrise in Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. For lovers of the music of today, Esa-Pekka ...

Piano Duo: Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/

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

When a great pianist takes the Carnegie Hall stage, it’s a high-voltage experience. When it’s two of the world’s best, the electricity can light up a city. The New York Times called Leif Ove Andsnes “a pianist of magisterial elegance, power, and ...

Joyce DiDonato sings ‘Ariodante’ with The English Concert at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage - Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Subscriptions/2016-2017-Season/Weekends-at-Carnegie-Hall/

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

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is first among equals in a spectacular cast when she sings the title role of Ariodante in this season’s installment of Carnegie Hall’s critically acclaimed cycle of Handel’s operas in concert. A brilliantly melodic work, the opera ...

New York Philharmonic: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (Ode to Joy) at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Alan Gilbert conducts Beethoven’s grand Ninth Symphony, with its iconic finale, Ode to Joy. This symphonic celebration of universal brotherhood transports us from anguish to joy, conflict to harmony. It’s perfectly paired with Schoenberg’s powerful A Survivor from Warsaw, ...

Yefim Bronfman plays Bartók, Debussy, and Stravinsky at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/

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

Yefim Bronfman performs a richly varied program of music from a Romantic-era genius and groundbreaking 20th-century masters Bartók, Debussy, and Stravinsky. Schumann told Clara Wieck that he had been “composing and laughing and crying, all at the same time” when ...

Chamber Music Society of LC: Great Piano Trios at Alice Tully Hall

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

http://www.chambermusicsociety.org/

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Photo Credit: Scott Meivogel

One of chamber music’s most intimate ensembles performs works that carry the emotional impact of grand symphonies. Mozart, who brought the piano trio out of the home and into the concert hall, opens the program with a ...

Nézet-Séguin conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra in Bernstein No. 1 and Schumann No. 2 at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage - Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/5/9/0800/PM/The-Philadelphia-Orchestra/

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

Now in his fifth season as music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin is leading the legendary Philadelphia Orchestra into a new golden era. The Financial Times has called him “the most compelling, most accomplished conductor of his generation,” and The ...

Chamber Music Society of LC: Return to Mozart at Alice Tully Hall

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

http://www.chambermusicsociety.org/

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Photo Credit: Tristan Cook

Throughout history, people at life’s critical junctures have turned to the music of Mozart for sustenance and tranquility. This riveting listening experience mirrors life itself – the turbulence of Shostakovich and ...

New York Philharmonic: The Film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Breakfast at Tiffany’s becomes even classier when the New York Philharmonic performs Henry Mancini’s Oscar®-winning score — “Moon River” and all — live while the complete, classic New York film is projected on a giant screen. Experience this timeless romantic comedy, ...

Elgar’s rarely-heard oratorio ‘The Apostles’ presented by the American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

http://americansymphony.org/

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

England’s greatest composer after Purcell wrote a magnificent but rarely-heard setting of the New Testament. Elgar’s The Apostles follows the story of the Twelve through the Resurrection. On a par with his previous choral work, The Dream of ...

New York Philharmonic: The Film ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Experience E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial as never before when the New York Philharmonic performs John Williams’s exhilarating, soaring score live while the complete film — called one of the greatest, most heart-pounding, and most inspiring movies ever made — is projected on a giant ...

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: Saturday Matinee: Kavakos Plays Brahms at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Your perfect Saturday afternoon: hear Philharmonic musicians up close as they play chamber music, and then the Orchestra, joined by Leonidas Kavakos, in Brahms’s formidable Violin Concerto, with the perfect melding of bravura passages, serene melodies, and spicy ...

Chamber Music Society of LC: America! at Alice Tully Hall

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

http://www.chambermusicsociety.org/

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Photo Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Had Mendelssohn made it to America on his Grand Tour, he surely would have relished the openness and optimism that energizes this country like no other. This season’s concluding program pays tribute to that spirit ...

Maurizio Pollini plays Debussy and Chopin at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

http://www.carnegiehall.org/

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

When Maurizio Pollini comes to Carnegie Hall, his performance is not just an eagerly awaited recital, it’s a feast for anyone hungry for the poetry of great pianism. Audiences last experienced Pollini’s “searching musicianship and exquisite pianism” (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

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

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The 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 ...

Salonen conducts The MET Orchestra in Schumann and Brahms 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

The music of two German romantic masters is featured. Brahms expands on the model left by Beethoven in his “Emperor” Concerto with a work of massive proportions in which piano and orchestra engage in a dialogue on a grand symphonic scale. The ...

Salonen conducts The MET Orchestra in an all-Sibelius program 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

Sibelius drew inspiration from the glories of nature and epic Finnish mythology to create diverse and deeply personal orchestral music that is unlike anything in the 20th century. This concert focuses on the genius of the Finnish national icon. As a young man, ...

New York Philharmonic: Alan Gilbert Conducts Season Finale at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

http://nyphil.org/

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic and guest artists from around the world in performances that highlight important international issues and foster the idea of a global community that shares a common humanity. —NYPhilharmonic