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Bernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy CenterBernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Kennedy Center today announces that acclaimed three-time Tony Award-winning actress and star of the Kennedy Center's celebrated 2011 production of Follies, Bernadette Peters, will take part in philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein's new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field on June 26, 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet's JEWELS at Lincoln Center FestivalCasting Announced for Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet's JEWELS at Lincoln Center Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Lincoln Center Festival Director Nigel Redden today announced casting for the unprecedented, international presentation of George Balanchine's Jewels . The Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet will share the stage where the masterpiece first premiered on April 13, 1967, for five historic performances celebrating one of the greatest creative artists of the 20th century and the global recognition the work has received. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Concerts including Angelique Kidjo's Remain in Light, Rumer with special guest Dionne Warwick, Nick Lowe's Quality Rock 'n' Roll Revue starring Los Straitjackets, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's Suite for Ma Dukes, Natalia Lafourcade, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble in a Tribute to Pauline Oliveros (more...)

Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York PremiereAlan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic (photo: Chris Lee) In 2009, the year Alan Gilbert took over as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alex Ross wrote in the New Yorker: “Simply put, the orchestra is playing better than it has in the seventeen years that I've been a critic in New York.” The intervening years have seen Gilbert go from strength to strength, with critics and audiences alike responding with generous enthusiasm to the superb quality of the performances and to the new initiatives that transformed the orchestra into “a force of permanent revolution” (New York magazine). (more...)

Lincoln Center Sets May 2017 Lineup for American Songbook, Great Performers Series & MoreLincoln Center Sets May 2017 Lineup for American Songbook, Great Performers Series & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has just announced its programs and events for this May. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Autism Friendly Theater & More Set for Lincoln Center Education's BIG UMBRELLA FESTIVAL 2018Autism Friendly Theater & More Set for Lincoln Center Education's BIG UMBRELLA FESTIVAL 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Russell Granet, Executive Vice President of Lincoln Center Education (LCE), Community, and International, announced today the inaugural Big Umbrella Festival-the world's first month-long festival dedicated to arts programs for young people on the autism spectrum and their families, set to launch during Autism Awareness Month in April 2018. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Presents OFF THE GRID and POLARIS Concert and Party, 5/2NY Philharmonic Presents OFF THE GRID and POLARIS Concert and Party, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

NY PHIL Off The Grid, the series of chamber music parties hosted by Musicians from the New York Philharmonic performing in unexpected locations throughout New York City, continues with the third and final pop-up of the season on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 7:15 p.m. Off The Grid — Vol. 6 is inspired by the upcoming subscription concerts, May 19–20 and 23, that feature the New York Premieres of Kravis Emerging Composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir's Aeriality and The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen's Wing on Wing, with sopranos Anu and Piia Komsi, as well as The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Leonidas Kavakos as soloist in Brahms's Violin Concerto. The event will be held at a location near the L subway line on the border of Williamsburg and Bushwick in Brooklyn; as with past NY PHIL Off The Grid events, the exact location will remain a secret until shortly before the day of the event. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKSNew York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

In the second of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead the Orchestra in a program that highlights important artistic relationships he has cultivated during his tenure. (more...)

New Season of THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 PERFORMANCES WITH ADAM GOPNIK LaunchesNew Season of THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 PERFORMANCES WITH ADAM GOPNIK Launches
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

A new season of The History of the World in 100 Performances with Adam Gopnik begins on Monday, April 3, at the David Rubenstein Atrium, with a look at the career of the great American soprano Leontyne Price. Joining Gopnik are internationally renowned soprano Renee Fleming and rising soprano Julia Bullock. Interspersed with audio and video clips, they will discuss Ms. Price's extraordinary career and the significance of the pioneering African-American soprano's role on the world's stages. Ms. Bullock will also sing several of Ms. Price's signature arias. The entire evening will be streamed on Facebook Live on Lincoln Center's Facebook Page. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces This Month's Family Programming and EventsLincoln Center Announces This Month's Family Programming and Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Lincoln Center has announced it's lineup of programming and family events for the month of April. See the full schedule below! (more...)

Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY PhilharmonicAlan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the message of hope, brotherhood, and joy in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw will feature Gabriel Ebert as narrator (in his Philharmonic debut) and the men of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. Beethoven's Ninth Symphony will feature soprano Camilla Tilling, mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack (debut), tenor Joseph Kaiser (debut), bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. The performances will take place Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. The program will be presented without intermission. (more...)

New Season of the History of the World in 100 Performances with Adam Gopnik Launches on 4/3New Season of the History of the World in 100 Performances with Adam Gopnik Launches on 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

A new season of The History of the World in 100 Performances with Adam Gopnik  begins on Monday, April 3, at the David Rubenstein Atrium, with a look at the triumphant 1966 performance by Leontyne Price in the title role in the world premiere of Antony and Cleopatra, the opera by Samuel Barber commissioned for the opening of the Metropolitan Opera's new home at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Rosanne Cash, John Elder Robison, Phyllis Marie Bowdwin Join All These Wonders: The Moth At Lincoln Center On Wednesday, 329Rosanne Cash, John Elder Robison, Phyllis Marie Bowdwin Join All These Wonders: The Moth At Lincoln Center On Wednesday, 329
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

 Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents All These Wonders: The Moth at Lincoln Center on March 29, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall. This special evening celebrates the release of THE MOTH PRESENTS ALL THESE WONDERS: True Stories about Facing the Unknown, the second book from The Moth-a nonprofit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. (more...)

Rita Moreno to Launch 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at Kennedy Center; Talk Will Be Livestreamed!Rita Moreno to Launch 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at Kennedy Center; Talk Will Be Livestreamed!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Kennedy Center today announces that philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein will host a new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field, beginning on April 29, 2017, with legendary actress, singer, EGOT winner, and 2015 Kennedy Center Honoree, Rita Moreno. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists TonightSigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging ArtistsSigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway. (more...)

Adam Gopnik, Ana Del Castillo and More Set for ALL THESE WONDERS: THE MOTH at Lincoln CenterAdam Gopnik, Ana Del Castillo and More Set for ALL THESE WONDERS: THE MOTH at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents All These Wonders: The Moth at Lincoln Center on March 29, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Presents World Premiere Of Lera Auerbach's NYx: FRACTURED DREAMS And More In FebruaryNew York Philharmonic Presents World Premiere Of Lera Auerbach's NYx: FRACTURED DREAMS And More In February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic Commission of Lera Auerbach's NYx: Fractured Dreams (Violin Concerto No. 4). (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces '30 Days for $30' Lottery for Classical, Jazz and Dance PerformancesLincoln Center Announces '30 Days for $30' Lottery for Classical, Jazz and Dance Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Lincoln Center announced today '30 Days for $30,' a new initiative offering greater access to performances for 30 days between February 1 and March 4, 2017. Via an online lottery hosted by Jujamcyn Theaters, Lincoln Center and many of its resident organizations will make prime seats available for only $30 to a wide swath of productions across the campus. (more...)

Lincoln Center Presents 2017-18 GREAT PERFORMERS SERIESLincoln Center Presents 2017-18 GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Details of Lincoln Center's 52nd season of Great Performers were announced today by Jane Moss, Ehrenkranz Artistic Director. Since its inception, the series has captivated audiences by presenting the world's most accomplished and inspirational musicians in the concert halls and theaters across the Lincoln Center campus. The 2017/18 season features prominent and beloved artists of our time: distinguished vocalists and illustrious instrumental soloists; acclaimed period-instrument orchestras and renowned chamber ensembles; esteemed choral groups; and extraordinary conductors with their virtuosic orchestras. (more...)

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