Meredith Monk News

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & NobleRonald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

SOUND IS DIVINE Comes to The Rubin Museum 6/23SOUND IS DIVINE Comes to The Rubin Museum 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On June 23, The Rubin Museum will present a night of music that gives new voice to ancient songs and scores the anthems for future empires. For tonight's series of duet performances, internationally acclaimed Indian-born percussionist Ravish Momin has gathered an impressive array of artists who all share the common goal of creating resonance in keeping with the Buddhist philosophy of finding spirituality through sound.   (more...)

Ensemble Connect presents an Audience Engagement Institute on 6/8-15Ensemble Connect presents an Audience Engagement Institute on 6/8-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Ensemble Connect - a program that prepares musicians for careers that combine musical excellence with teaching, community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and leadership - presents its first Audience Engagement Institute for established chamber ensembles in Carnegie Hall's Resnick Education Wing from June 8-15, 2017. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and MoreBang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA - plus a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

Stars Come Out for Celebration of New Book CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To LiveStars Come Out for Celebration of New Book CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On Friday, June 9th, 2017, 5-7pm — a Special Book Event for “CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live” — a new book by best-selling author, Ronald Rand — will be held at The Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40 Street in New York City.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Duncan Sheik and More Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: A FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING at Joe's PubPhoto Flash: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Duncan Sheik and More Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: A FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Public Theater continued its 2017 Spring Public Forum with a four-night FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING over the weekend at Joe's Pub with Public Forum Director Michael Friedman, exploring the exciting work of composers and musicians - what it is that they do when they write a song and how they make their own particular brand of magic. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Meredith Monk Presents Work-in-Progress Showings of 'Cellular Songs' This JuneMeredith Monk Presents Work-in-Progress Showings of 'Cellular Songs' This June
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Meredith Monk and members of her acclaimed Vocal Ensemble are set to perform work-in-progress showings of her upcoming music theater piece, Cellular Songs, at artist Jim Hodges' Queenslab, June 8–10. See below for event details. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

San Francisco-based Kathryn Roszak to participate in 'Moving Forward - Women Ballet Choreographers East and West' at the 92nd Street Y Roszak will present excerpts from her 'Reverse Flow' and 'Emily Dances' (more...)

The New York Public Library Presents RADICAL BODIES, 5/24The New York Public Library Presents RADICAL BODIES, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

In August 1960, the choreographer Anna Halprin taught an experimental workshop attended by Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer on her dance deck on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais, north of San Francisco. (more...)

AXIS Dance Company Presents OCCUPY, 7/1-2AXIS Dance Company Presents OCCUPY, 7/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

AXIS Dance Company, Dancers' Group and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival are pleased to present Occupy - A site-specific journey through an urban garden, July 1-2, 2017. Occupy is inspired by the history, design and architecture of Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco and the unique movement capabilities of AXIS Dance Company and their broader community of performers. All performances are free. (more...)

The Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs for Adults, Teens, and KidsThe Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs for Adults, Teens, and Kids
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of programs for adults, teens, and kids in May. Public programs include talks, performances, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum To Host 30th Annual BANG ON A CAN MARATHON, 5/6Brooklyn Museum To Host 30th Annual BANG ON A CAN MARATHON, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Bang on a Can Marathon, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is presented for the first time at the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, from 2 to 10 pm. The Marathon features eight hours of live performances by today's most innovative musicians and pioneering young artists. (more...)

Kathryn Roszak Presents DANSE LUMIERE at 92nd Street YKathryn Roszak Presents DANSE LUMIERE at 92nd Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

San Francisco's Kathryn Roszak brings her Danse Lumiere to share a program with other women choreographers from New York and California on the 92nd Street Y's Moving Forward: Women Ballet Choreographers East and West.  Two performances on Friday April 28, 12 Noon (on the Fridays at Noon series) and 8 PM (on the Dig Dance series) at the 92nd Street Y/Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington and 92nd Street.   Roszak will present excerpts from Reverse Flow, inspired by the geological shifts of the Amazon River, and Emily Dances, with poetry of Emily Dickinson.  (more...)

Kathryn Roszak to Take Part in 'WOMEN BALLET CHOREOGRAPHERS EAST AND WEST' at 92YKathryn Roszak to Take Part in 'WOMEN BALLET CHOREOGRAPHERS EAST AND WEST' at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

San Francisco's Kathryn Roszak brings her Danse Lumiere to share a program with other women choreographers from New York and California on the 92nd Street Y's Moving Forward: Women Ballet Choreographers East and West. (more...)

Janis Brenner & Dancers present New York Season 6/1Janis Brenner & Dancers present New York Season 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Janis Brenner & Dancers presents its New York Season from Thursday, June 1 - Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street), NYC. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and are available at 646-837-6809 or www.gibneydance.org/performance/pop/janis-brenner. (more...)

Limon Dance Company Returns to Joyce Theater For One Week, 5/2-7Limon Dance Company Returns to Joyce Theater For One Week, 5/2-7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Limón Dance Company returns to The Joyce with two programs of works by José Limón, all staged by former principal dancers with the Company, as well as new dances Kate Weare and company artistic director Colin Connor, May 2-7.   (more...)

Symphony Space to Host Two Concerts Benefitting ACLUSymphony Space to Host Two Concerts Benefitting ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

Table Pounding Music is proud to present two benefit concerts for the American Civil Liberties Union, produced by Grammy-nominated clarinetist David Krakauer, pianist-composer Kathleen Tagg and Table Pounding Music on Saturday, April 15th at 7:30pm and Sunday, September 24th at 6pm. This all-star group of virtuosic, boundary-pushing New York City musicians share two common attributes: a quest for pushing outside the box in their respective genres, exploring what it means to be a musician from multiple different angles; and a desire to use their artistic voices to raise funds for the protection of civil liberties. One hundred percent of the artist fees will be donated to the ACLU. The concerts will take place at Symphony Space. Please see the lineup and further details below. A selection of tracks will be available to download for purchase and these revenues will also benefit the ACLU. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum's BANG ON A CAN Schedule Announced, 5/6Brooklyn Museum's BANG ON A CAN Schedule Announced, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Bang on a Can announces the complete lineup and schedule for its 30th Anniversary Bang on a Can Marathon, presented for the first time at Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2-10pm in the Museum's Beaux-Arts Court. (more...)

San Francisco-Based Kathryn Roszak to Participate in MOVING FORWARD - WOMEN BALLET CHOREOGRAPHERS EAST AND WESTSan Francisco-Based Kathryn Roszak to Participate in MOVING FORWARD - WOMEN BALLET CHOREOGRAPHERS EAST AND WEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

San Francisco-based Kathryn Roszak to participate in 'Moving Forward - Women Ballet Choreographers East and West' at the 92nd Street Y Roszak will present excerpts from her 'Reverse Flow' and 'Emily Dances' (more...)

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