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LA Philharmonic, Norm Lewis, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Emerson String Quartet and More Set for Lincoln Center, March 2014

This March, Lincoln Center presents American Songbook with "Jim Caruso's Cast Party Goes to the Movies!", Great Performers concerts by pianist Murray Perahia, the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by Gustavo Dudamel, and the Emerson String Quartet, plus Target Free Thursdays and Meet the Artist Saturdays. Details below!

Chronological Listing of Programs and Events for March 2014:

Saturday, March 1 - FREE - at 11 am

Fairytale of the Music

with Vasiliki Nevrokopli and En Chordais

This event is a bilingual, multimedia version of celebrated children's author Vasiliki Nevrokolpi's Fairytale of the Music. It tells the story of a young, visually-impaired princess who seeks her true love through the sound of music. Audiences learn along with the princess and discover a variety of authentic Byzantine-style instruments and techniques. The production features live storytelling, film projections, and music performed by the celebrated Mediterranean ensemble, En Chordais, under the direction of Dr. Kyriakos Kalaitzidis.

Commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway bet. 62nd & 63rdSt.)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org.

Monday, March 3 - FREE - at 7:30 pm

The 21st-Century Orchestra: A Conversation with Music Director Alan Gilbert and Executive Director Matthew VanBesien

Part of the New York Philharmonic's Insights Series

Executive Director Matthew VanBesien will talk with Music Director Alan Gilbert about their aspirations for the New York Philharmonic, both in New York and around the world, as well as about what an orchestra should be in light of today's economic and cultural shifts.

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org.

Presented in collaboration with the New York Philharmonic.

Wednesday, March 5 at 8:30 pm

American Songbook in The Allen Room

Taylor Mac's 24-Decade History of Popular Music" The 1920s

"One of the most exciting theater artists of our time" (TimeOut New York), Mac and his band will feature the glorious music and culture of the 1920s in a one-of-a-kind performance experience that touches on James Joyce's Ulysses, flappers, and women's suffrage.

Frederick P. Rose Hall (Broadway at 60th Street)

Tickets, starting at $30, are available online at AmericanSongbook.org, by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500, or at the Avery Fisher, Alice Tully, and Frederick P. Rose Hall box offices.

Thursday, March 6-FREE-at 7:30pm

Target ® Free Thursdays

AVERY*SUNSHINE

Atlanta-based singer-songwriter-pianist AVERY*SUNSHINE's rich vocals and lyrics combine soulful melodies, a touch of jazz, and more than a little of earthy gospel. Her debut album, The Ugly Part of Me, and its title track have garnered enormous praise from both the critics and public. "This is real soul music, right here - thoughtful, brutally honest, heartfelt" (Amazon).

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway bet. 62nd & 63rd St.)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org.


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