David Rubenstein News

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity to Present Live Music & Silent Films, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity presents Collegium Novum Zurich: Live Music & Silent Films on Friday, May 16, 7 p.m. at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. Featuring music by Carola Baukholt, Hanns Eisler, Erik Satie, and Iris ter Schiphorst. (more...)

Lincoln Center to Host Live Viewing of Boston Marathon, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

In support of the people of Boston, a city known for its strength as well as for excellence in the performing arts, Lincoln Center will host a free, live community viewing of the Boston Marathon this Monday, April 21, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., on the 40-foot media wall in the Center's David Rubenstein Atrium, located at Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets. Doors will open at 8 a.m. and the race starts at 9:30 a.m. The 'wichcraft cafe in the Atrium will offer a 10% discount for all food and beverage sold that day to any patron who says "Boston Strong" when they place their order. (more...)

New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert Launch the Inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, 5/28-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

From May 28 to June 7, 2014, the New York Philharmonic will present the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, a kaleidoscopic exploration of today's music by a wide range of composers through (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2014, 7/25-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Jane Moss, Ehrenkranz Artistic Director, today announced the 48th season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, which runs from July 25-August 23, 2014. This year's Festival will feature more than 35 events across several venues including concerts, opera, dance, pre-concert recitals and lectures, late-night performances, contemporary music, and premieres of two commissioned works. The Festival kicks off with two free events: the world premiere of a new work by John Luther Adams, performed July 25 and 26 for free on Hearst Plaza, in a joint presentation with Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and continuing an annual tradition, the free preview concert by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall on July 26. Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director Louis Langree returns for his 12th season to conduct the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, which will perform a wide range of works anchored by the Festival's featured namesake. Mostly Mozart will also present world-renowned artists and returning Festival favorites, such as violinist Joshua Bell, Mark Morris Dance Group, Emerson String Quartet and Artists-in-Residence International Contemporary Ensemble, as well as 14 Festival debuts, including pianists Yuja Wang and Steven Osborne, and violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja. (more...)

NY Phil's 'Insights Series' to Explore Beethoven's Piano Concertos with Yefim Bronfman, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The 2013-14 season of the New York Philharmonic's Insights Series will continue Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. with "The Pinnacle of Cycles: Pianist Yefim Bronfman Speaks on Beethoven's Piano Concertos," when The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman discusses Beethoven's piano concertos, which he will perform during The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival, June 11-28, 2014. Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence Carol J. Oja will moderate. (more...)

Lincoln Center to Feature Final Emerson String Quartet Concert & More, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced a great lineup of events for the month of May 2014, featuring the final Emerson String Quartet concert, Dancing in Damrosch free dance parties, and more. Check out the ful schedule of events below! (more...)

Concert Artists Guild Welcomes Lysander Piano Trio to Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Concert Artists Guild presents the dynamic Lysander Piano Trio, winner of the 2012 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Concerts in New York series this evening, April 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The concert features works by Schubert, Shostakovich, and Brahms, as well as the world premiere of Jakub Ciupi?ski's The Black Mirror (commissioned by CAG) and the Piano Trio by Grammy-nominated American composer John Musto. (more...)

Lincoln Center Presents GREAT PERFORMERS Concerts, DEAR MANDELA and More, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced an exciting lineup of events for April 2014. (more...)

ZURICH MEETS NEW YORK: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity Set for 5/16-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Performing and visual artists, scientists and urban planners, public intellectuals and researchers will come together to examine the far-reaching influence of one of Europe's great cities, as New York hosts Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity, May 16-23. The multi-venue, citywide festival takes its inspiration from the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Dada movement, founded in Zurich by refugees fleeing World War I, and the city's current role as a global center of artistic and scientific innovation. In all, 25 events will engage audiences in panels and performances highlighting the contemporary relevance of visionary movements and ideas born in Zurich and their impact on American culture. (more...)

Concert Artists Guild to Welcome Lysander Piano Trio to Carnegie Hall, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Concert Artists Guild presents the dynamic Lysander Piano Trio, winner of the 2012 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Concerts in New York series on Thursday evening, April 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The concert features works by Schubert, Shostakovich, and Brahms, as well as the world premiere of Jakub Ciupi?ski's The Black Mirror (commissioned by CAG) and the Piano Trio by Grammy-nominated American composer John Musto. (more...)

Lincoln Center to Present GREAT PERFORMERS Concerts, DEAR MANDELA and More, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced an exciting lineup of events for April 2014. (more...)

Carol J. Oja to Present 'LEONARD BERNSTEIN EMERGES' Talk as Part of NY Phil's Insights Series, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The 2013-14 season of the New York Philharmonic's Insights Series will continue Monday, April 7, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. with "Leonard Bernstein Emerges: Defying Boundaries and Challenging Racial Politics During World War II," when Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in- Residence Carol J. Oja speaks about the Philharmonic Laureate Conductor's emergence as a conductor, composer, and activist for racial justice during his 20s. (more...)

LA Philharmonic, Norm Lewis, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Emerson String Quartet and More Set for Lincoln Center, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 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 Todays. Details below! (more...)

LA Philharmonic, Norm Lewis, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Emerson String Quartet and More Set for Lincoln Center, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 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! (more...)

Lincoln Center Unveils 2014-15 Great Performers Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

The 49th season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series, which will run from November 2, 2014 through May 10, 2015, was announced today by Jane Moss, Ehrenkranz Artistic Director. Highlighting the season are the return of the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, led by Riccardo Chailly and of Michael Tilson Thomasconducting the London Symphony Orchestra. The "Art of the Song" series returns in 2015 with recitals by four outstanding vocal artists. The 2014-2015 season also features a period-instrument chamber orchestra series, a recital series, and a film series, and includes pre- and post-concert discussions and lectures. A new series, "Complimentary Classical" will bring four compelling string quartets to the David Rubenstein Atrium in free concerts in 2015. (more...)

NY Phil's Alan Gilbert and Matthew VanBesien to Explore 21st-Century Orchestra in 'Insights Series', Beg. 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

The 2013-14 season of the New York Philharmonic's Insights Series - free events in which artists and experts explore some of the season's themes and concerts - will continue Monday, March 3, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. with 'The 21st-Century Orchestra: A Conversation with Music Director Alan Gilbert and Executive Director Matthew VanBesien.' (more...)

American Songbook Series with Jessica Molaskey, Great Performers, and More Set for Lincoln Center, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced its February 2014 lineup, including the American Songbook series with Michael John LaChiusa, Jessica Molaskey, and more, as well as Great Performers' 'Art Song on Film', Target Free Thursdays and Meet the Artist Todays. Details below! (more...)

American Songbook Series with Jessica Molaskey, Great Performers, and More Set for Lincoln Center, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced its February 2014 lineup, including the American Songbook series with Michael John LaChiusa, Jessica Molaskey, and more, as well as Great Performers' 'Art Song on Film', Target Free Thursdays and Meet the Artist Saturdays. Details below! (more...)

Deborah F. Rutter Named President of Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

David M. Rubenstein, Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, today announced the selection of Deborah F. Rutter as the next Kennedy Center president. Ms. Rutter currently serves as the President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and will assume her Kennedy Center duties on September 1, 2014. She will serve as the Kennedy Center's third president, following Michael M. Kaiser who will step down from the position on August 31, 2014. (more...)

President Obama Remarks on 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees Shirley MacLaine, Billy Joel & More
by TV News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Below are the official remarks by President Obama at the 2013 KENNEDY CENTER HONORS reception, held Sunday, December 8th from the East Room of The White House (more...)

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