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NYC Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season - 100th Anniversary of Jerome Robbins, Justin Peck World Premiere and More!NYC Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season - 100th Anniversary of Jerome Robbins, Justin Peck World Premiere and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

New York City Ballet will open its 2017-18 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 19, and will continue with 21 weeks of performances, through Sunday, June 3, featuring 61 ballets by 15 different choreographers. (more...)

FIAF and Sylark Vocal Ensemble Present CLEAR VOICES IN THE DARK, 4/27FIAF and Sylark Vocal Ensemble Present CLEAR VOICES IN THE DARK, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and Skylark Vocal Ensemble present Clear Voices in the Dark, an evening of French and American song on Thursday, April 27 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. The nationally acclaimed chamber group will perform an immersive concert interspersing songs from the American Civil War with Francis Poulenc's challenging and rarely performed Figure Humaine in a special 70th-anniversary presentation. (more...)

Tony Nominee Max von Essen to Lead ERC's THE DREYFUS AFFAIR at BAMTony Nominee Max von Essen to Lead ERC's THE DREYFUS AFFAIR at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Celebrating its 16th season, the critically-acclaimed Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher with a two-week run of The Dreyfus Affair. (more...)

Nicolas Bouchaud & Sonia Wieder-Atherton Bring THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE to Tilt Kids FestivalNicolas Bouchaud & Sonia Wieder-Atherton Bring THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE to Tilt Kids Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

As part of the second annual Tilt Kids Festival, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are thrilled to welcome Nicolas Bouchaud and Sonia Wieder-Atherton for the US premiere of The Emperor and the Nightingale (Le Rossignol) on Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2 at 4pm in FIAF's Le Skyroom, 22 East 60th Street (between Madison & Park Avenue). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

To commemorate the centennial of the United States' April 6, 1917 entry into World War I, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to present a special cine-concert screening of the American classic Wingson Thursday, April 6 at 7:30pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park). (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the New York debut of Scotland's national dance company, Scottish Ballet, from April 11 – 16, featuring a mixed bill including the U.S. premieres of Motion of Displacement and Ten Poems. Tickets range from $10-$56 and can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Skylark Vocal Ensemble and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) present Clear Voices in the Dark, an immersive concert interspersing songs from the American Civil War with Francis Poulenc's challenging and rarely performed Figure Humaine, at Florence Gould Hall (55 E. 59th St.). Formed in 2011 by Artistic Director Matthew Guard, Skylark is a premiere a cappella vocal ensemble of leading American vocal soloists based in Atlanta and Boston. Skylark's music has been described as "sublimely beautiful" (Opera Obsession), and the group's lustrous voices have been praised for their ability to "sway you softly into calm and then all but throw you across the room with sheer harmonic force" ("Music for Writers," Thought Catalog). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Yes, it's King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, and Lancelot in Camelot but not as you might expect them. Written in 1937 when Jean Cocteau was emerging from opium addiction, he dreamed Camelot as a barren wasteland. (more...)

Gary Clark Jr. to Appear on NBC's Tonight Show' and 'Times Talks in NYCGary Clark Jr. to Appear on NBC's Tonight Show' and 'Times Talks in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Grammy-award-winning guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Gary Clark Jr. and band will perform live on THE TONIGHT SHOW with Jimmy Fallon on March 21st. (more...)

FIAF presents SNOW WHITE the FALL OF THE BERLIN WALLFIAF presents SNOW WHITE the FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), are thrilled to present the US premiere of thecine-performance Snow White or the Fall of the Berlin Wall from French theater group La Cordonnerie on Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19 at 2pm at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park Avenue). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) present The Teens Library, an intimate afternoon of performances developed by French artist Fanny de Chaille. This interactive project presents a living teen library where visitors are invited to choose from a catalogue of "books," which are actually people. The participating teens, aged 14-17, relate their individual stories as part of the catalogue. Part of the second annual Tilt Kids Festival, The Teens Library is free and open to the public (ages 6 and up). Performances will be held on Saturday, April 8, 11am-4pm, at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy (972 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan). Some stories may contain mature content. (more...)

French Institute Alliance Francaise Welcomes Agnes B. For Talk And Book Signing, 3/13French Institute Alliance Francaise Welcomes Agnes B. For Talk And Book Signing, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to welcome agnes b. for a special talk and book signing on Monday, March 13 at 7pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park). (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Announce 2017-2018 SeasonSan Francisco Symphony Announce 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) today announced plans for the 2017-18 season, comprising more than 200 concerts in eleven months presented at Davies Symphony Hall. The Orchestra's 106th season is highlighted by musical touchstones that are trademarks of MTT's artistic vision for the Orchestra. (more...)

Joyce Theater Presents SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY, 3/7-12Joyce Theater Presents SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY, 3/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome back to its stage Australia's hottest ticket in contemporary dance, Sydney Dance Company, in a mixed bill program featuring three New York premieres showcasing the company's strong, athletic contemporary style from March 7 - 12. (more...)

Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale atwww.tiltkidsfestival.org. (more...)

Live Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About SurveillanceLive Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About Surveillance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, is pleased to present WE'RE WATCHING, the first major survey of performances by contemporary American artists exploring surveillance and its impact on our identities. (more...)

Herve Tullet's First New York Exhibition at The Invisible DogHerve Tullet's First New York Exhibition at The Invisible Dog
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to present This Isn't Trash, the first New York exhibition of work by Herve Tullet, the wildly imaginative artist and children's book author, as part of the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE continues its new Collaborations series with Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal. This unconventional but highly popular duo is comprised of Mali's kora master and the French cellist with a trip-hop background, Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:00 p.m. at French Institute Alliance Française, Florence Gould Hall, 22 East 60th Street. Tickets: $35; www.worldmusicinstitute.org (more...)

Cellist Peter Seidenburg To Perform On Hoff-Barthelson Recital Series, 3/5Cellist Peter Seidenburg To Perform On Hoff-Barthelson Recital Series, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Cellist Peter Seidenberg performs a program of Beethoven, Tuur and Rachmaninoff with pianist Helene Jeanney on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 5:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble to Stage Reading of Witty Oedipus Retelling THE INFERNAL MACHINEPhoenix Theatre Ensemble to Stage Reading of Witty Oedipus Retelling THE INFERNAL MACHINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

He's arrogant, cocky, virginal and he doesn't know it yet, but he's going to have a thing for mom in Jean Cocteau's witty and urbane retelling of the Oedipus story,The Infernal Machine. In this magical modernization of the Greek tragedy the enigmatic Sphinx is a bored young girl who slips him an answer to that tricky riddle because well,... she's bored and he's handsome and a welcome diversion. (more...)

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