Talks and a Film Screening Added to Schedule for THE PASSENGER and THE TSAR'S BRIDE at Lincoln Center Festival 2014
A film screening and panels have been added to the schedule for The Passenger and The Tsar's Bride for Lincoln Center Festival 2014.
THE PASSENGER EVENTS
Co-presented by Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory
Film screening and talk - July 8 at 6 pm. Free Screening of Andrej Munk's film The Passenger; 60 minutes, English subtitles. This Polish-language film won a FIPRESCI award at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival. It offers a different perspective on Zofia Posmysz's book, Passenger from Cabin 54, which also inspired the opera. Immediately following the screening, Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein will lead a panel discussion with Ms. Posmysz, and other Holocaust survivors Esther Bauer, Sam Cukier, and Jerry Jacobs. Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Rose Building, 165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor. Free; Tickets are required. This event is sold out, but any unused tickets will be released to the stand-by line.
Panel Discussion - July 11 at 6 pm, with Zofia Posmysz, author of the book on which The Passenger is based. Ms. Posmysz joins Houston Grand Opera dramaturg Mena Hanna. Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Rose Building, 165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor. Free, but tickets are required. Visit LincolnCenterFestival.org/2014-free-events for information.
Pre-Performance Chamber concerts by ARC Ensemble - July 10, 12, and 13 at 6 pm. The Artists of the Royal Conservatory Canada Ensemble performs works by Mieczyslaw Weinberg, composer of The Passenger. Board of Officers Room at Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue between 66th and 67th Streets. Free; Tickets required and are available for The Passengerticketholders only. Note: All tickets have been distributed, but there will be a stand by line prior to each performance beginning at 3:30pm.
THE TSAR'S BRIDE EVENT
Talk with Bolshoi Artistic Director Sergei Filin - July 23 at 6 pm, with Anna Kisselgoff, former chief dance critic of The New York Times. Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Rose Building, 165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor. Free, but tickets are required and priority is given to Bolshoi Ballet and Opera performance ticketholders. Remaining tickets will be made available to the general public on the stand-by line.