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Ian Hobson in the Complete Piano Works of Debussy and Ravel at SubCulture

SubCulture

https://www.ianhobsonsubculture.com

45 Bleeker Street, NYC 10012

The immensely versatile and renowned pianist Ian Hobson, whose playing has been described by Gramophone as “intensely alive to expressive nuance, textural clarity and elastic shaping,” will perform a six-recital cycle of the complete solo piano works of Debussy and Ravel at New York’s ...

Orchestra of St. Luke’s Presents Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/18/musical-candide-0700pm

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

Bernstein’s Candide, based on Voltaire’s satirical tale, is a superb fusion of Broadway flash and operatic virtuosity. Its quicksilver overture, dazzling coloratura soprano aria “Glitter and Be Gay,” sardonic “Auto-da-fé” chorus, and deeply moving “Make Our Garden Grow” finale are ...

NY Philharmonic: Eschenbach Conducts Mozart and Bruckner at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/eschenbach-conducts-mozart-and-bruckner

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

As Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony gradually unfolds, you’ll revel in the sweeping sonorities and awe-inspiring grandeur of his final symphonic masterpiece, led by Christoph Eschenbach. He also conducts Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22 — majestic, bright with woodwind colors, and hinting at the ...

Review: A 'Candide' That's The Life of the Party, But ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, April 20, 2018 Carnegie Hall’s “One-Night-Only Benefit Concert in Celebration of the Bernstein Centennial” took the form of selections from the concert version of Candide currently licensed by the Leonard Bernstein Office, performed by a top-of-the-line crew of singers, players, and ...

Grand Rapids Symphony Brings More Than Great Music to Carnegie

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, April 17, 2018 The Grand Rapids Symphony arrives in New York this week for its first Carnegie Hall appearance in thirteen years with 85 players, a 135-member chorus, the world-renowned pianist Nelson Freire and its dynamic conductor Marcelo Lehninger. But according to ...

Review: Martha Graham Dance Company Continues Its Legacy and Ensures ...

By Bethany Hopta, Contributing Writer, April 17, 2018 The Martha Graham Dance Company, the oldest dance company in America, continued its 92nd season with performances of their Scared/Profane program at New York City Center this past weekend. On Saturday evening Janet Eilber, the artistic director of ...

Review: Basil Twist's Aquatic 'Symphonie Fantastique' Is Visually and Sonically ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, April 17, 2018 Twenty years ago, third-generation puppeteer, Basil Twist, decided to create a totally abstract work based on the music of Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz. This year, HERE, the Off-Broadway theater, has revived the work as part of their 25th ...

Review: The Drama of Mozart's Music (and Life) Fills Geffen ...

By Joanne Sydney Lessner, Contributing Writer, April 16, 2018 The New York Philharmonic’s April 14 screening of Milos Forman’s Oscar-winning movie Amadeus, with the musical score performed live, was bittersweet; Forman died the day before, at eighty-six. Conductor Richard Kaufman dedicated the presentation to Forman, and ...

Jazz Notes: On April 20, Jazz Foundation of America Returns to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, April 16, 2018 Every year, New York’s nonprofit the Jazz Foundation of America—whose motto is “Saving jazz and blues…one musician at a time”—helps to be a key factor for helping musicians who have faced natural disasters and ...

Review: An Expurgated ‘Carousel’ Nonetheless Thrills

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, April 16, 2018 Each year, when I cover Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel in my musical-theater history course at the Boston Conservatory, we have a lengthy discussion about what I call “The Elephant in the Room.” Carousel barker Billy Bigelow hits his ...

Art Break: Freud at the Center for Book Arts, Mixed ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, April 16, 2018 Humans and their place within the community, landscape, and the planet in general, is a topic of fascination to artists throughout the centuries. Art Break is looking at several shows opening this week that examine and discuss how ...

From Rio With Love — Grand Rapids Symphony Returns To Carnegie ...

By Joanne Sydney Lessner, Contributing Writer, April 12, 2018 The Grand Rapids Symphony takes the stage at Carnegie Hall on Friday, April 20 for the second time in the orchestra’s 88-year history. Having celebrated its 75th anniversary there in 2005, the orchestra returns with the 140-member Grand Rapids ...

Ecstatic Music Festival Features Diverse Programming and Collaborative Performances

By Leonard Bopp, Contributing Writer, April 12, 2018 Kaufman Music Center’s Ecstatic Music Festival, now in its eighth year, presents collaborative performances from a broad, diverse range of musical groups. As Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos notes, “since Kaufman Music Center launched the pioneering ...

Andrei Ioniţă, Cello and Naoko Sonoda, Piano Play Stravinsky and Shostakovich at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/19/andrei-ionita-naoko-sonoda-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Romanian cellist Andrei Ioniţă is the first-prize winner of Moscow’s 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition. The Guardian wrote of his performance, calling him “a musician with a sparkling technique and the priceless ability to respond to what is going on around him while he is ...

ECCE & Court-circuit at Roulette

ECCE and Court-circuit unite to present French/American Music in Dialogue: premieres and works from Christophe Bertrand, Philippe Hurel, David Felder, Philippe Leroux, and John Aylward led by conductor Jean Deroyer. Court-circuit is currently on tour from Paris in the U.S. with dates in New York, ...

Nelson Freire Joins Grand Rapids Symphony for Villa-Lobos at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

www.carnegiehall.org

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

The iconic pianist Nelson Freire joins Marcelo Lehninger and the Grand Rapids Symphony for Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Momoprecoce, Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Also on the thrilling latin-themed program is Ravel’s Boléro, Manuel de Falla’s Noches en los Jardines ...

Pacific Symphony Plays Glass and Shankar at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/21/pacific-symphony-0800pm

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

Sitar meets symphony orchestra when Philip Glass’s famous collaborations with Ravi Shankar are remembered. “Meetings Along the Edge” from Passages weaves Eastern themes with classic Glass motifs. On a grand scale, there’s the New York premiere of the complete version of The Passion of ...

Lawrence Brownlee, Tenor and Myra Huang, Piano in Recital at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/24/lawrence-brownlee-myra-huang-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

The New Yorker has praised Lawrence Brownlee’s “sweet tone, fastidious pitch, and poetic phrasing,” while NPR has described his voice as “an instrument of great beauty and expression.” Hear one of the leading voices of a new golden age of singing in an eagerly awaited ...

Daniil Trifonov and the Kremerata Baltica at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/25/daniil-trifonov-kremerata-baltica-0800pm

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

The Guardian has cited Daniil Trifonov’s virtuosity, calling it “elegant and purposeful, [with] every trick deployed to summon new colors, rather than as an end itself.” Trifonov and the Kremerata Baltica showcase Chopin’s complete music for piano and orchestra in this concert. From the ...

NY Philharmonic: Debussy and Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/debussy-and-bartok-concerto-for-orchestra

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

PROGRAM Sibelius Pohjola’s Daughter  Debussy Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra Bartók Concerto for Orchestra ARTISTS Edward Gardner Conductor Leif Ove Andsnes Piano   Cover photo: Leif Ove Andsnes; courtesy of NY ...

Daniil Trifonov, Piano and Gautier Capuçon, Cello with the Kremerata Baltica at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/26/daniil-trifonov--gautier-capuon-kremerata-baltica-0800pm

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

The legato lines, delicate ornamentations, and colors that grace Chopin’s solo piano works are also found in his music for other instruments. There is not a single composition by him that does not involve the keyboard, including a small handful of works that prominently feature the cello. The ...

NY Philharmonic: Debussy and Bartók at Long Island University’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts

Long Island University's Tilles Center for the Performing Arts

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/debussy-and-bartok-at-liu

720 Northern Blvd, Greenvale, NY 11548

PROGRAM TO INCLUDE Sibelius Pohjola’s Daughter  Debussy Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra Bartók Concerto for Orchestra ARTISTS Edward Gardner Conductor Leif Ove Andsnes Piano   Cover photo: Leif Ove Andsnes; courtesy of NY ...

Evgeny Kissin, Piano and the Emerson String Quartet at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/27/evgeny-kissin-emerson-string-quartet-0800pm

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

Pianist Evgeny Kissin makes a rare foray into chamber music when he partners with the Emerson String Quartet. The serious tone, flashes of drama, and technically challenging roles Mozart assigns to each player makes his Piano Quartet in G Minor—the first notable work for this combination of ...

Maurizio Pollini, Piano at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/29/maurizio-pollini-0200pm

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

Expectations soar and the excitement reaches fever pitch every time Maurizio Pollini steps on to the Carnegie Hall stage. It’s not surprising, since he has been a pianist par excellence for decades. Weaving a delicate filigree in a Chopin nocturne, launching ferocious chords in a Beethoven ...

NY Philharmonic: Spring Gala with Audra McDonald at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/spring-gala

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The “one-of-a-kind musical super-talent” (The New York Times) returns to the New York Philharmonic after more than four years. The six-time Tony Award winner displays her talents in beloved musical standards and songs by today’s most exciting songwriters. Andy Einhorn conducts. —NY ...

NY Philharmonic: ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and Sibelius’s Violin Concerto at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/sleeping-beauty-and-sibelius-violin-concerto

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Manfred Honeck leads the Philharmonic in selections from Sleeping Beauty, a sumptuous ballet with a score of symphonic proportions. Tchaikovsky himself called it a “dancing symphony,” full of impassioned music — from Prince Charming’s delicious kiss to the grand waltz promising a ...

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/04/bavarian-radio-symphony-orchestra-0800pm

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

The Paris audience attending the 1923 premiere of Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 were expecting a work driven by the same furious energy as his ballet scores. Instead, they were surprised by a beautiful concerto with a lyrical quality and a particularly rhapsodic opening solo. The 1805 ...

Daniil Trifonov, Piano Performs Repertoire From Each Decade of the 20th Century at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/04/daniil-trifonov-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Post- and neo-Romanticism, serialism, and minimalism are but a few musical styles that flourished in the 20th century and paved the way for the sounds of today. Daniil Trifonov, in what promises to be one of the most eclectic and exciting recitals of the season, performs a seminal work from each ...

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Plays Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/04/bavarian-radio-symphony-orchestra-0800pm

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

The Paris audience attending the 1923 premiere of Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 were expecting a work driven by the same furious energy as his ballet scores. Instead, they were surprised by a beautiful concerto with a lyrical quality and a particularly rhapsodic opening solo. The 1805 ...

Les Violons du Roy in All-Bach Program at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/05/les-violons-du-roy-0730pm

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Many of Bach’s most eloquent statements were made at the organ keyboard, where he would improvise on Lutheran chorale tunes and spin complex webs of counterpoint. Bach was also a master of instrumental music, and his violin concertos are melodically rich and highly virtuosic works. Les Violons du ...

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Plays Mahler’s Symphony No. 7 at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/05/bavarian-radio-symphony-orchestra-0800pm

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

Mahler’s five-movement Symphony No. 7 has its share of shadows, especially in its two mysterious “night music” movements, but all is not gloom. The massively scored symphony—it includes cowbells, mandolin, and guitar—culminates in a wildly exuberant finale where snippets of operetta, a ...

NY Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky and Elgar at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/tchaikovsky-and-elgar

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The New York Philharmonic performs Tchaikovsky’s youthful First Symphony, nicknamed Winter Dreams for the images of Russian winters its music conjures. Its melancholy mood, stillness, and grace are sure to inspire reveries in you, as well. Paired with the symphony is Elgar’s autumnal and ...

Emanuel Ax, Piano at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/10/emanuel-ax-0800pm

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

Daring invention, profound emotion, sizzling virtuosity, and flowing lyricism are all key elements in this program that spans Bach to Liszt. Emanuel Ax is “an extremely satisfying pianist; he is at home in a wide variety of music, and his pianism is always thoughtful, lyrical, lustrous” (The ...

Maria Farantouri: A Tribute to Mikis Theodorakis at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/12/maria-farantouri-0800pm

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

Maria Farantouri has been associated with legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis and his music for more than 40 years. Accompanied by a chamber ensemble, she sings some of his best-loved songs, as well as selections by other Greek composers and musical arrangements of 20th-century ...

Soprano Réka Kristóf at Weill Recital Hall

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/

881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

The Armel Opera Festival presents soprano Réka Kristóf, winner of Virtuosi 2017, Hungary, with Aneas Humm, baritone and Gergely Bogányi, piano; Peter Klein is the Executive Producer. The program will include concert classics by some of Hungary’s most famous composers, as well as other ...

NY Philharmonic: Shostakovich and Mendelssohn at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/shostakovich-and-mendelssohn

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Semyon Bychkov leads Shostakovich’s eloquent Fifth Symphony, his most popular. Though the emotional heart of the work harbors a profound sadness, it is a work of epic grandeur with huge climaxes, triumphant marches, exhilarating brass, and an indomitable spirit. Plus Mendelssohn’s Piano ...

Yuja Wang, Piano at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/17/yuja-wang-0800pm

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

Gifted with mind-boggling technical skill, penetrating interpretive insight, and enough charisma to light a city, Yuja Wang is a megastar pianist. As the Los Angeles Times wrote, “She eats the world’s greatest keyboard challenges for breakfast with one hand tied behind her ...

The MET Orchestra Plays Debussy and Tchaikovsky at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/18/the-met-orchestra-0800pm

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

With a seductive whisper of winds, horns, harp, and strings, Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune ushered in a new world of music where the relationship of harmony, melody, rhythm, and orchestral color were beautifully blurred. There’s nothing hazy, however, about the visceral ...

NY Philharmonic: Young People’s Concert — ‘The Riddle of Shostakovich’ at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/young-peoples-concert-the-riddle-of-shostakovich

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Program to include selections from Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. What can music tell us about a composer’s true feelings? Dmitri Shostakovich wrote his Fifth Symphony to show how patriotic he could be, borrowing the Soviet Union’s preferred musical styles. See what you think about his true ...

Evgeny Kissin, Piano Plays Beethoven and Rachmaninoff at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/20/evgeny-kissin-0200pm

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

A poet at heart and a virtuoso of the highest order, Evgeny Kissin is one of the most magnificent pianists of any generation. A master in the grand Russian tradition, The New York Times has lauded his “blend of technical mastery and eloquent artistry” while The Telegraph has praised the ...

NY Philharmonic: Bychkov Conducts ‘An Alpine Symphony’ at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/bychkov-conducts-alpine-symphony-and-roomful-of-teeth

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Strauss’s An Alpine Symphony is an orchestral extravaganza requiring an enormous cast of 125 musicians, many playing on wind and thunder machines, cow bells, and bird calls, plus 16 off-stage brass players! Join the composer on his daylong hike and see if you can keep track of all the episodes ...

NY Philharmonic: Philharmonic Ensembles at Merkin Concert Hall

Kaufman Music Center | Merkin Concert Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/ensembles-may-27

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. —NY Philharmonic PROGRAM Beethoven ...

NY 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  

Program and Artists To be ...

The MET Orchestra Plays Mozart and Mahler at Carnegie Hall

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/05/30/the-met-orchestra-0800pm

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

Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 is an elegant work with an abundance of beautiful melodies that also shows a fascination with all things Turkish, including a section where cellos and basses slap the wooden side of their bows on the strings to create an exotic percussive sound. Mahler’s Symphony ...

NY Philharmonic: Mozart’s ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik’ and Tchaikovsky at David Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1718/mozart-eine-kleine-nachtmusik-and-tchaikovsky

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The New York Philharmonic, led by Concertmaster Frank Huang, performs an inspired spring entertainment pairing Mozart with Tchaikovsky. The entrancing Serenade for Strings is imbued with the spirit of Mozart, whose “Little Night Music” is guaranteed to delight one and all. Our Principal ...

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