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Lincoln Center Announces 2014-15 White Light Festival and 'Great Performers' Series Updates

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Lincoln Center Announces 2014-15 White Light Festival and 'Great Performers' Series Updates

A number of program changes and additions have been made to the performances, screenings, and events of Lincoln Center'sWhite Light Festival 2014 and Great Performers 2014-2015 series. See below!

Tickets for the White Light Festival and Great Performers are available at WhiteLightFestival.org, LCGreatPerformers.org and by phone via CenterCharge, 212-721-6500, or at the Avery Fisher or Alice Tully Hall Box Offices, 65th Street and Broadway. Programs, artists and prices are subject to change.


WHITE LIGHT FESTIVAL

October 7-November 11, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 West 65th Street, 10th floor

Pre-festival discussion about St. Matthew Passion with Simon Halsey, Peter Sellars, and Jane Moss

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 7 PM

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 7 PM

Wade Thompson Drill Hall, Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue at 67th Street

St. Matthew Passion (U.S. premiere)

Berliner Philharmoniker

Simon Rattle, conductor

Peter Sellars, director

Mark Padmore, tenor, Evangelist

Christian Gerhaher, baritone, Jesus

Camilla Tilling, soprano

Magdalena Ko┼żená, mezzo-soprano

Topi Lehtipuu, tenor

Eric Owens, bass-baritone

Rundfunkchor Berlin

Simon Halsey, chorus master

Boy Choristers of St. Thomas Church

John Scott, chorus master

Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

Co-presented by Lincoln Center's White Light Festival and Park Avenue Armory

This performance is supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Additional support provided by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc. and members of the Producers Circle.

The Berliner Philharmoniker residency in New York City is made possible by a leadership gift from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, and Marina Kellen French.

Lincoln Center would like to thank Carnegie Hall for its collaboration in making possible these Berliner Philharmoniker performances at Park Avenue Armory.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 8 PM

Friday, October 10, 2014 at 8 PM

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8 PM

Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jerome Robbins Theater, 450 W. 37th Street

White Light Lounge following each performance, Baryshnikov Arts Center

Chalk and Soot (New York premiere)

Dance Heginbotham

Brooklyn Rider

John Heginbotham, choreographer

Colin Jacobson, composer

Featuring Carla Kihlstedt, vocals

Colin Jacobsen: Chalk and Soot

Co-presented by Lincoln Center's White Light Festival and Baryshnikov Arts Center

Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th Street

White Light Lounge following the performance, Church of St. Mary the Virgin

Vespers

Rundfunkchor Berlin

Simon Halsey, conductor

Judith Simonis, alto

Robert Franke, tenor

Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil, Op. 37

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM

New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street

Pre-concert lecture at 6:15 PM, New York Society for Ethical Culture

White Light Lounge following the performance, New York Society for Ethical Culture

Ecstatic Journeys

Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 2:00 and 7:30 PM

Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street (Time Warner Center)

Pre-concert discussion with Basil Twist on Friday, October 17 at 6:15 PM, Irene Diamond Education Center

White Light Lounge following the performances on Thursday and Friday, October 16-17, and Saturday evening, Oct. 18, Jazz at Lincoln Center

The Rite of Spring (New York premiere)

Basil Twist, director and designer

Orchestra of St. Luke's

Jayce Ogren, conductor

Ayumu Poe Saegusa, lighting design

Greg Meeh, special effects design

Daniel Brodie, projection design

Lynne Buckson, costume and textile design

Stravinsky: Feu d'artifice ("Fireworks"), Op. 4

Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Stravinsky (orch. McPhee): The Rite of Spring

Commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Generous support for the White Light Festival presentation of The Rite of Spring is provided by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.

Additional support provided by The Jim Henson Foundation.

This presentation of The Rite of Spring is made possible in part by endowment support from the American Express Cultural Preservation Fund.

Orchestra of St. Luke's participation is made possible with major support by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Clark Studio Theater, Rose Building, 165 W. 65th Street, 7th Floor

White Light Lounge following the performance, Samuels Studio, Rose Building, 165 W. 65th Street, 7th Floor

Sonic Tapestry

Roomful of Teeth

Brad Wells, director

Rinde Eckert: I have stopped the clocks (New York premiere)

Sam Amidon: Hiram Stamper (New York premiere; Lincoln Center commission)

Brad Wells: Render

Caroline Shaw: Partita for 8 Voices

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 7:30 PM

James Memorial Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street

Post-performance discussion on Thursday, October 23 with Robert Hollingworth

White Light Lounges following each performance, James Memorial Chapel

How Like an Angel (U.S. premiere)

Created by Yaron Lifschitz and Robert Hollingworth

Circa

I Fagiolini

Including music by Josquin, Hildegard, Victoria, Tallis, Bheka Dlamini, Adrian Williams, and Daniel-Lesur

Generous support for the White Light Festival presentation of How Like an Angel is provided by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street

White Light Lounge following the screening, Furman Gallery, 165 W. 65th Street

White Light on Film: The Decalogue

Krzysztof Kieslowski, director

Parts One and Two

110 minutes

Introduced by Annette Insdorf, Columbia University Film Professor and author of Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski.

Presented in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1 PM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

White Light on Film: The Decalogue

Krzysztof Kieslowski, director

Parts Three and Four

110 minutes

Presented in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 3:45 to 5:15 PM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

White Light Conversation

The Evolution of Morality

John Schaefer, moderator

With Elaine Pagels, Alice W. Flaherty, and others

FREE

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7 PM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

White Light Lounge following the screening, Furman Gallery

White Light on Film: The Decalogue

Krzysztof Kieslowski, director

Parts Five and Six

114 minutes

Presented in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2 PM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

White Light on Film: The Decalogue

Krzysztof Kieslowski, director

Parts Seven and Eight

110 minutes

Presented in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

White Light Lounge following the screening, Furman Gallery

White Light on Film: The Decalogue

Krzysztof Kieslowski, director

Parts Nine and Ten

115 minutes

Presented in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Synod House, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 110th Street

White Light Lounges following each performance, Synod House

Curlew River (U.S. premiere production)

Ian Bostridge, Madwoman

Netia Jones, director and designer

Jeremy White, Abbot

Neal Davies, The Traveller

Mark Stone, The Ferryman

Britten Sinfonia

Martin Fitzpatrick, music director

Britten Sinfonia Voices

Eamonn Dougan, chorus director

Ian Scott, lighting design

Britten: Curlew River, Op. 71

A co-production between the Barbican Centre, London, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Carolina Performing Arts, and CAL Performances Berkeley

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 11 AM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

Cantus

A Sound Like This

Perotinus: Sederunt

Josquin: Absalon, fili mi

Thompson: Alleluia

Eric Whitacre: Lux Aurumque

Alfvén: Aftonen

Veljo Tormis: Kaksikpühendus (Diptühhon) (Double Dedication (Diptych))

Sibelius: Finlandia-hymni (Finlandia Hymn)

Dvorák: Písen cecha (The song of a Czech)

Kodály: Esti dal

Janácek: Ave Maria

Edie Hill: Selections from A Sound Like This

Coffee and refreshments provided by Zabar's and Zabars.com.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Alice Tully Hall, Broadway at 65th Street

White Light Lounge following the performance, Alice Tully Hall, Morgan Stanley Lobby

One True Vine

Mavis Staples

Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 5 PM

Avery Fisher Hall, Broadway at 65th Street

Pre-concert lecture by Scott Burnham at 3:45 PM, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Cathedrals of Sound

Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig

Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069

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Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107

This performance is also part of Great Performers.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Alice Tully Hall, Broadway at 65th Street

Pre-concert discussion with Christopher H. Gibbs at 6:15 PM, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

White Light Lounge following the performance, Alice Tully Hall, Morgan Stanley Lobby

Winterreise (New York premiere production)

William Kentridge, concept and video

Matthias Goerne, baritone

Markus Hinterhäuser, piano

Schubert: Winterreise, D.911

Co-commissioned and co-produced by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, Wiener Festwochen, Holland Festival, KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen/Niedersächsische Musiktage, Hanover, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, and Opéra de Lille

Generous support for the White Light Festival presentation of Winterreise is provided by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.

GREAT PERFORMERS

November 10, 2014 - May 10, 2015

Monday, November 10, 2014 at 8 PM

Avery Fisher Hall, Broadway at 65th Street

Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig

Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Nikolaj Znaider, violin

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op. 107 ("Reformation")

Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 11 AM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

Simón Bolívar String Quartet (New York debut)

Ginastera: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20

Brahms: String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1

Coffee and refreshments provided by Zabar's and Zabars.com.

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 11 AM

Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street

Alice Sara Ott, piano

Beethoven: Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2

Liszt: Grandes études de Paganini

Coffee and refreshments provided by Zabar's and Zabars.com.

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 5 PM

Alice Tully Hall, Broadway at 65th Street

Pre-concert lecture by Ellen T. Harris at 3:45 PM, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Le Concert d'Astrée

Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor

Natalie Dessay, soprano

Christophe Dumaux, countertenor

All-Handel program

Overture to Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Presti ormai, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Taci! e Cieli, e qual dalle sfere, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

V'adoro, pupille, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Se in fiorito ameno prato, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Suite in G major, HWV 350, from Water Music

Che veggio, oh Numi?, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Al lampo dell'armi, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Che sento? Oh Dio!, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Se pietà di me non senti, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

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Dall'ondoso periglio...Aure, deh, per pietà, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

E pur così in un giorno...Piangerò la sorte mia, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

Voi che mie fide ancelle, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17

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