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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 ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Ornette Coleman’s Chamber Music at Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/ornette-chamber-music

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

“New music dream team.” – Time Out New York on Ensemble Signal

Even as he was pushing the boundaries of improvisation, Ornette Coleman was also focused on capturing what he heard in his head in through-composed works. His orchestral piece Skies of America, ...

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, ...

Berkshire Theatre Group Brings Musicals, Dramas and Farce to Multi-Venue ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, June 22, 2017 What do famous Hollywood legends and current film stars have in common with Western Massachusetts? A history and a connection to the Berkshire Theatre Group. Gracing the stage of the Colonial Theatre from when it first opened its doors ...

Kick Up Your Heels at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing

ZEALnyc, June 22, 2017 Certain events and traditions help us celebrate the changing seasons. While during most of the year activities take place indoors in concert hall venues and theaters, we know it's summer when everything starts moving outdoors. For three weeks each summer the plaza in ...

Review: 'Fulfillment Center,' A Quietly Moving Character Study

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, June 21, 2017 There's a long strip of a stage. A folding chair. And six orange cones. But something is missing in the lives of the folks in the new Manhattan Theatre Club production Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler. Oh yes, fulfillment. ...

Summer on the Hudson: Sponsoring Free Events All Summer at ...

ZEALnyc, June 21, 2017 Summer on the Hudson, sponsored by the NYC Parks department, features an unbelievable number of special events and full day festivals for individuals, as well as the whole family. Dividing Riverside Park into sections, each area sponsors a whole range of performances and ...

Review: The Laudable But Rambling Path of ‘Bella: An American ...

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2017 There aren’t nearly enough women or African Americans writing musical theater. Not by a long shot. So when someone comes along who is both, it’s really something to celebrate, even if the results don’t always measure ...

Patrick Wilson Replaces Steven Pasquale in New York City Center ...

ZEALnyc, June 20, 2017 While the 2017 Tony Awards are still fresh, New York's new theater season begins. Early and with turmoil. 1984, fresh from a successful run at London's Almeida Playhouse opens this week with a dystopian look at society that could speak to the import of social ...

'1984'—The First Broadway Production of the 2017-2018 Season

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2017 It’s a book; it’s a film, and now it’s a play. It’s George Orwell’s classic 1984, written in 1949, which gives a chilling look at a future marked by war, government surveillance and public mind control. ...

Review: NYCO Celebrates the LGBT Community With 'Angels in America'

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, June 19, 2017 Commencing a new annual tradition of programming in honor of LGBT Pride in June, New York City Opera recently presented the New York premiere of Hungarian composer Pétér Eötvös's 2004 operatic adaptation of Tony Kushner's great ...

Art Break: Life's a Beach With Mimi Gross at Shrine

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, June 19, 2017 Art Break says how about heading to the beach on your lunch break? It’s not too far if you’re in the downtown area, just stop by Shrine Gallery’s newest show, Mimi Gross – At the Beach. ...

Tanglewood Is Making Music Again With Stars Onstage And Up ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, June 16, 2017 New York City music lovers have many things to look forward to in the summer "off season." Concerts in the park and Bargemusic to name just two. But the spiritual heart of the classical music world, really of the ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Maria Pomianowska in ‘Nomadic Nights: Music at the Crossroads’ at Kaplan Penthouse

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/maria-pomianowska

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

“Extraordinarily beautiful.” – Songlines

“A feast for the ears.” – WorldMusic.co.uk

In the 1990s, based on only a few centuries-old images and texts, Polish musician and composer Maria Pomianowska painstakingly ...

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 ...

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, ...