Lincoln Center Announces November Schedule; from DESH to Era la Notte & More
Lincoln Center has unveiled a Chronological Listing of Lincoln Center's Programs and Events for November 2013:
Friday & Saturday, November 1-2, 2013 at 7:30 pm*
White Light Festival
The Manganiyar Seduction
Roysten Abel, concept and director
Daevo Khan, conductor
with Manganiyar musicians
Roysten Abel's dazzling music-theater work returns to the Festival after a 2010 premiere that received a "tumultuous, instantaneous ovation" (The New York Times) at the end of the show. The repertoire is a mix of folk and classical Indian music. The Manganiyars are a Northern Indian caste of Sufi Muslim musicians who originally performed for Hindu royalty and have incorporated Hindu deities into their devotional songs.
Rose Theater (Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St.)
Post-performance discussion November 1 with Roysten Abel and John Schaefer
White Light Lounges follow each performance
Tickets, starting at $35, are available online at WhiteLightFestival.org, by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500, or at the Avery Fisher and Alice Tully Hall box offices.
*first of three concerts takes place on Thursday, October 31
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - FREE - at 11 am
Meet the Artist Saturdays
Surati, a traditional Indian dance troupe, will offer a performance of vibrant dance in celebration of Diwali-the Hindu five day festival of light-in this family-friendly, interactive program. Surati is committed to promoting Indian arts and culture through dance, music, theater, arts, and crafts.
Presented in collaboration with the Indo-American Arts Council.
FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit LincolnCenter.org/Atrium
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:00 pm
White Light Festival
The Cycles of Life: A Musical Exploration of the Balkans (New York premiere)
Jordi Savall, vielle, rebec, and music director
The Balkan Peninsula is home to three major religions and many more languages. This new program by early-music aficionado Jordi Savall uses Sephardic lullabies, Greek dances, Hebrew songs, Christian Orthodox chant, and Sufi devotional songs to explore the stages of life, from birth and youth through love, maturity, and death.
Alice Tully Hall (Broadway at 65th St.)
Post-performance discussion with Jordi Savall and Ara Guzelimian
White Light Lounge follows the performance
Tickets, starting at $45, are available online at WhiteLightFestival.org, by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500, or at the Avery Fisher and Alice Tully Hall box offices.
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 8 pm
Great Performers/White Light Festival
The Cleveland Orchestra: The Divine Presence
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Joela Jones, piano
Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot
Luba Orgonášová, soprano
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Herbert Lippert, tenor
Ruben Drole, bass-baritone
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Robert Porco, director
Messiaen: Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine
Beethoven: Grosse Fuge in B-flat major for string orchestra, Op. 133
Beethoven: Mass in C major, Op. 86