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Parker Millsap Comes to Zankel with A Unique American Sound

Carnegie Hall

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

Two brilliant young performers shine new light on American music. Oklahoma-born singer-songwriter Parker Millsap’s songs use Tom Waits-ian imagery, while the “wild, vast power of his voice and his remarkable charisma” (NPR) make his brand of rock, country, and blues unique. Sara ...

Todd Marcus Nonet at Smalls Jazz Club in the Village

Smalls Jazz Club

https://www.smallslive.com/events/13408-todd-marcus-nonet/

183 West 10th Street, NYC 10014

Baltimore-based Todd Marcus is one of the most prominent, renowned bass clarinetists in the world. As one of only a few players who solely focuses on the instrument, Marcus has carved out a unique sound world which thrusts his bass clarinet virtuosity into the realm of modern, straight ahead ...

The Music of Stevie Wonder at Carnegie

Carnegie Hall

www.carnegiehall.org

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

Since he exploded on the scene as a teenage superstar in the 1960s, Stevie Wonder has blazed new paths in R&B, pop, blues, jazz, and gospel. Now you don’t have to be shy about belting out “You Are the Sunshine of My Life,” “Higher Ground,” or “Superstition” because ...

Review: A Magical ‘Brigadoon’ at Encores! City Center

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, November 20, 2017 Whatever happened to Brigadoon? Not the place, the musical. Yeah, the place supposedly comes back every 100 years, but it was beginning to look like a century might pass before we saw the musical again in a full-scale professional production. ...

Review: Female-Centric Programming Takes Center Stage with the New York ...

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, November 20, 2017 Women have always been huge contributors to the arts, from celebrated costume designers, to award-winning writers, directors and producers. This past Friday the New York Pops chose to honor the musical side of the equation with its concert Women ...

Art Break: Another Side of Louise Bourgeois on Display at ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, November 20, 2017 Although Louise Bourgeois is known as a sculptor, she was also an accomplished artist in the areas of drawing, painting and printing. Less known are her works in textiles, often done in collaboration with other artists. Now on ...

Review: Benjamin Grosvenor Dazzles In Recital at 92nd Street Y

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, November 17, 2017 Hailed as a child prodigy who has gone on to a promising solo career, British concert pianist Benjamin Grosvenor dazzled New York audiences on Wednesday at the 92nd Street Y with an ambitious program both rangy and highly rewarding. ...

Review: The Mariinsky Orchestra With Its Massive Sound Is A ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, November 17, 2017 At least three things emerge from the Mariinsky Orchestra’s back-to-back concerts at Carnegie Hall this week. First, the Mariinsky is a world treasure. Second, Sergei Prokofiev is arguably the finest writer of music for orchestra since Hector Berlioz. ...

Review: ‘Latin History for Morons’ Is Entertaining and Laced with ...

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, November 16, 2017 Unapologetic, of-the-moment, matured and funny. Just some of the words that come to mind describing John Leguizamo’s sixth one-man stage production, Latin History for Morons, currently running at the iconic Studio 54 in New York City. Leguizamo’s claim ...

Review: The Swedish Chamber Orchestra Presents A Magnificent 'Missa Solemnis' ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, November 14, 2017 Nearly two centuries after its completion, people still pretty much fall into two camps about Beethoven’s Missa solemnis: they think it’s either one of the greatest pieces of music ever written, or the chaotic leavings of a ...

Getting Up Close and Personal With Michelangelo at the Met

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, November 13, 2017 There are times when an artist’s name becomes verbal shorthand for discussing anything that remotely resembles their talent – or when it doesn’t. As a result it’s easy to lose sight of the original reason for ...

Art Break: The Fabric of Our Lives Through the Eyes ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, November 13, 2017 A lot of people dream of travelling the world. They want to experience firsthand the joys of walking down narrow streets surrounded by the colors, smells, and sounds of other lands and cultures. Art Break takes a different ...

Music In the Digital Age Sparks Creation of the Open ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, November 10, 2017 Virtuoso pianist Joel Fan, a celebrated champion of new music and member of Yo Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble, is launching the Open Source Music Festival at the Lower East Side's Abrons Art Center on November 16—18. This is a ...

It’s ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ with New York Pops at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

www.carnegiehall.org

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

The New York Pops arrive at Carnegie for its highly anticipated holiday concert featuring favorites and surprises.

Performers

The New York Pops

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