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QUEENS OF THE NIGHT! to Return to The Duplex, 4/23QUEENS OF THE NIGHT! to Return to The Duplex, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

What do you get when you combine five classically trained Opera loving men with diva like aspirations and an endless supply of rousing musical theatre repertoire? Queens of the Night! (QOTN) This quintet of opera divas will return to The Duplex for one night only on April 23rd at 7pm to bring you the most un-Opera diva-esque concert of musical theatre reflecting on the woes of Winter and the fever that Spring will bring. With a set list that compiles favorites from composers such as Loesser and Wildhorn to more contemporary composers the dulcet tones of this quintet will not be one to be missed. (more...)
The Collegiate Chorale to Present NY Premiere of David Lang's BATTLE HYMNS at the Intrepid, 5/15The Collegiate Chorale to Present NY Premiere of David Lang's BATTLE HYMNS at the Intrepid, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

The Collegiate Chorale announces the New York premiere of battle hymns on May 15, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, 12th Ave. & 46th Street in New York, NY. (more...)
Spectrum to Present Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu, 4/26Spectrum to Present Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)
Kris Delmhorst to Play Rockwood Music Hall, 5/15; BLOOD TEST Out 5/13Kris Delmhorst to Play Rockwood Music Hall, 5/15; BLOOD TEST Out 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

On May 13, Signature Sounds will release Blood Test, the latest LP from acclaimed singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst. The release marks Delmhorst's first album of original material since 2008's Shotgun Singer, which Performing Songwriter described as 'a tour de force of singing, writing and production that gains in richness with each repetition,' and the Boston Herald called 'a work of lo-fi beauty, and evidence of an artist taking flight.' In between, the versatile performer recorded and released Cars, a covers album of songs by the seminal new wave/proto-punk band of the same name, which PopMatters called a 'victory' and noted, 'Cars has the potential to bring a brilliant young songwriter to a wider audience.' (more...)
NY Phil's 'Insights Series' to Explore Beethoven's Piano Concertos with Yefim Bronfman, 5/20NY Phil's 'Insights Series' to Explore Beethoven's Piano Concertos with Yefim Bronfman, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 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...)
The New-York Historical Society Sets May 2014 ExhibitionsThe New-York Historical Society Sets May 2014 Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

The New-York Historical Society has announced its May 2014 exhibitions. Details below! (more...)
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE's Bryce Pinkham, The New York Pops and More Set for CUNY TV's 'Arts in the City', Beg. 4/11A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE's Bryce Pinkham, The New York Pops and More Set for CUNY TV's 'Arts in the City', Beg. 4/11
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

The April edition of ARTS IN THE CITY celebrates locations, likely and unlikely, for artistic expression by New Yorkers. Hosted by Tinabeth PiƱa reporting from Brooklyn Museum, the newest ARTS IN THE CITY debuts Friday, April 11 (2014) on CUNY TV* at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm; is repeated Sunday 4/13 at noon; and returns Friday 4/25 at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm and on Sunday 4/27 at noon on CUNY TV. Beginning April 11, the program may be viewed anytime on www.cuny.tv. (more...)
Faux Pas le Fae and Fyodor Pavlov Bring Burlesque to The Wild Project TonightFaux Pas le Fae and Fyodor Pavlov Bring Burlesque to The Wild Project Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

Throughout the month of April, Faux Pas le Fae and Fyodor Pavlov present a series of diversely sexy performances and an exhibit of sensual pleasure at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street, between Avenues A & B). (more...)
THE MODEL BLOCK: AN EXHIBIT Opens Today at FABnycTHE MODEL BLOCK: AN EXHIBIT Opens Today at FABnyc
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

Today, April 8th, Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) and the Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design (CUISD) will host an opening for The Model Block: An Exhibit. (more...)
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Gala Concert at Dimenna Center TonightCape Cod Chamber Music Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Gala Concert at Dimenna Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival will present a concert open to the public for the first time in New York this evening, April 8, 2014 at 7:45 p.m. at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Cary Hall, 450 West 37th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. (more...)
FASCINATING CENTRAL PARK Lecture Explores History of Central Park TodayFASCINATING CENTRAL PARK Lecture Explores History of Central Park Today
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

Today, April 8, 2014 from 6:30-7:30pm, join Central Park Conservancy historian and photographer Sara Cedar Miller for a free, illustrated talk on the history of the park and its 30-year transformation by the Central Park Conservancy. (more...)
New York Live Arts Welcomes Trisha Brown Dance Company, Now thru 4/13New York Live Arts Welcomes Trisha Brown Dance Company, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2014

New York Live Arts presents the Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) in a week-long residency with performances of Son of Gone Fishin'; Opal Loop/Cloud Installation #72503; Solo Olos; and Rogues, today, April 8 - 12 at 7:30pm and April 13 at 3:00pm in New York Live Arts' Theater. In addition to the six performances, the residency will include open rehearsals, a master class, discussions and an archival exhibition in both the Live Arts building and online. (more...)
MOVE LIVE ON TOUR, Featuring Julianne and Derek Hough, Adds Second Show at The Beacon Theatre, 6/21MOVE LIVE ON TOUR, Featuring Julianne and Derek Hough, Adds Second Show at The Beacon Theatre, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

MSG Entertainment announced today that due to overwhelming demand, Move Live On Tour, the all-new dance production featuring superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough, will add a second show at the Beacon Theatre on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 3:00PM in addition to the previously announced and sold out show on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 8:00PM. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)
MAD Cinema Series to Document Rise of NYC's 1975-80 Punk Music Scene, Beg. 4/18MAD Cinema Series to Document Rise of NYC's 1975-80 Punk Music Scene, Beg. 4/18
by Movies News Desk - April 7, 2014

This spring, the Museum of Arts and Design presents its latest cinema series, Go Nightclubbing Archive, featuring selections from a historic video archive of the burgeoning New York punk scene from 1975 to 1980. In partnership with NYU's Fales Library, which recently acquired the archive, MAD will premiere ten individual screenings that draw from over 200 hours of remastered footage by Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers. (more...)
Fabio Luisi to Step in for Lorin Maazel, Conducting Munich Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 4/11-12Fabio Luisi to Step in for Lorin Maazel, Conducting Munich Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 4/11-12
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

Carnegie Hall today announced that conductor Fabio Luisi has agreed to step in for Lorin Maazel on Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m., leading the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in the second of two all-Richard Strauss programs this week at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Due to illness, Maestro Maazel with deep regret has cancelled his professional engagements in Munich and New York this week. The April 12 program is unchanged, with soprano Karita Mattila singing Strauss's Four Last Songs on a program that also includes Ein Heldenleben and Der Rosenkavalier Suite. (more...)
UBU SINGS UBU Comes to the Abrons Arts Center, 4/9-26UBU SINGS UBU Comes to the Abrons Arts Center, 4/9-26
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

Ubu Sings Ubu is a theatrical mash up of Alfred Jarry's absurdist satire Ubu Roi and the art punk songs of the cult experimental band Pere Ubu. (more...)
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Names Alexandra Damiani as Artistic Director, Crystal Pite as Associate ChoreographerCedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Names Alexandra Damiani as Artistic Director, Crystal Pite as Associate Choreographer
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

Nancy Laurie, Founder and Board President of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, announced the appointment of Alexandra Damiani as the company's new Artistic Director effective immediately. Damiani has worked with Cedar Lake since 2005 as Ballet Master and Rehearsal Director of the 16-member troupe. Crystal Pite will join Cedar Lake as Associate Choreographer contributing a minimum of two works over the next three years. (more...)
The School of American Ballet Announces 2014 WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE BENEFIT, 6/3The School of American Ballet Announces 2014 WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE BENEFIT, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2014 on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, celebrating 50 years of these annual performances. Tickets and tables will be available in mid-April. For more information, please contact the special events office at SAB at (212) 769-6610. (more...)
italytheater to Host PINOCCHIO IN MANHATTAN Kids Theatre Workshop thru Dec 2014italytheater to Host PINOCCHIO IN MANHATTAN Kids Theatre Workshop thru Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

Created by italytheater, with the extraordinary partnership of the Carlo Collodi National Foundation and based on a new script by Paolo Tartamella, 'Pinocchio in Manhattan' is the first workshop where kids of the age 6-11 get to improvise with professional actors, perform on stage with Pinocchio, try their writing skills on a compelling topic and have the chance to win a trip to Italy to visit the 'true' town in Tuscany where Pinocchio was originally created, Collodi! (more...)
Black Rock Coalition Orchestra, Jonah Smith and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/20Black Rock Coalition Orchestra, Jonah Smith and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced an exciting lineup of events now through April 20, 2014. Check out the full schedule below and you're sure to find something that strikes your fancy! (more...)
Maxine Linehan to Present Solo Show AN AMERICAN JOURNEY at Terminus Recording Studios, 4/27-5/14Maxine Linehan to Present Solo Show AN AMERICAN JOURNEY at Terminus Recording Studios, 4/27-5/14
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

After a sold out performance at Broadway at Birdland, actress/singer Maxine Linehan will next present a limited run of her solo show An American Journey, at Terminus Recording Studios in Time's Square. This world-class studio, where music royalty including Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, John Legend, Andre Previn and Liza Minnelli have all recorded, will be converted into a unique pop-up cabaret performance space, especially for this event. (more...)
Bernard Haitink to Conduct Two Programs With NY Phil to Celebrate 60th Conducting Season & 85th Birthday, 5/8-17Bernard Haitink to Conduct Two Programs With NY Phil to Celebrate 60th Conducting Season & 85th Birthday, 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

Bernard Haitink will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct two weeks of performances highlighting works by Austrian composers - Berg, Webern, and Mahler - and Beethoven, who spent much of his career in Austria. In the first program, Mr. Haitink will conduct Webern's Im Sommerwind, Berg's Violin Concerto with Leonidas Kavakos, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica, on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 10 at 8:00 p.m. Bernard Haitink's appearances are part of an international, season-wide celebration of the 60th anniversary of his conducting debut with the Netherlands Radio Union Orchestra (now the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra) and his 85th birthday. (more...)
WOMEN to Play Peoples Improv Theater, 4/15-5/6WOMEN to Play Peoples Improv Theater, 4/15-5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

The Peoples Improv Theater announced today that WOMEN, the record- breaking hit from #Serials @ The Flea Theater, will be running for a limited engagement from April 15 to May 6. This fast paced comedy introduces Louisa May Alcott's classic, Little Women, to HBO's critically acclaimed 'Girls', delivering a smartly crafted and hilarious 50 minute show. (more...)
Ensemble 212 and Young New Yorkers' Chorus Present Concert Tonight, 4/5Ensemble 212 and Young New Yorkers' Chorus Present Concert Tonight, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2014

Ensemble 212 and the Young New Yorker's Chorus are teaming up to present Life, Hopes & Dreams: Ke-Chia Chen & Mahler on Saturday, April 5th at 8pm. Featuring the world premiere of Yoon Jae Lee's orchestral reduction of Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection,' the New York Premiere of Ensemble 212's Composer in Residence Ke-Chia Chen's Chasing The Sun and a choral arrangement of 'Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen' performed by the Young New Yorkers' Chorus led by Michael Kerschner. The soloists are two extremely talented singers, soprano Raquel Gonzalez and mezzo-soprano Hyona Kim led by conductor Kyunghun Kim. (more...)
Photo Coverage: The New York Pops' LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: A NIGHT IN HOLLYWOODPhoto Coverage: The New York Pops' LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: A NIGHT IN HOLLYWOOD
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - April 5, 2014

Yesterday, April 4, 2014, The New York Pops continued its 31st season at Carnegie Hall with Lights, Camera, Action: A Night in Hollywood, featuring the orchestra and Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA, to travel through Hollywood history with the music that has transformed film's most iconic scenes into unforgettable moments of passion, fear, love, and hope for generations. The program included a celebration of the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, a tribute to the movie music of Marvin Hamlisch, selections from Ben-Hur by Miklos Rozsa, and selections from The Mission by Ennio Morricone. BroadwayWorld was there for the event! Check below for photos from the night! (more...)

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