Merkin Concert Hall Brings Wide Range of Events to its 2018 Lineup
Merkin Concert Hall's 2018 lineup features a wide range of events, from talks to concerts and everything in between. Check out some of their upcoming events!
TimesTalk: Greta Gerwig & Saoirse Ronan
An intimate evening with this year's most buzzed about actor and director duo ("Lady Bird") - Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan, and Golden Globe-nominated screenwriter and director Greta Gerwig.
Thu, Jan 4, 7 pm
TimesTalk: James Franco & Dave Franco
The duo will discuss their Golden Globe-nominated and critically acclaimed film, "The Disaster Artist," as well as their familial bond, behind-the-scenes antics, and how there is more than one way to become a legend-and no limit to what you can achieve when you have absolutely no idea what you're doing.
Wed, Jan 10, 7:30 pm
New York Philharmonic Ensembles
Hear the individual talents that make up the orchestra, and experience the passion and personality of the performers. Works by Beethoven, Turina, Roesgen-Champion and Brahms.
Sun, Jan 14, 3 pm
Tuesday Matinee: Verona Quartet
Winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition, the ensemble has earned a stellar reputation for delivering a "sensational, powerhouse performance" (Classical Voice America) every time they take the stage. Works by Haydn, Shostakovich and Ravel.
Tue, Jan 16, 2 pm
Sparks & Wiry Cries
Memories Near & Far - Stephanie Blythe & Alan Louis Smith
Internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe presents a recital of songs focused on her deep love for and connection with contemporary American Song. Songs by Alan Louis Smith, Daniel Mertzlufft and Ben Moore.
Thu, Jan 18, 8 pm
Gina Bachauer International Artists
Piano Competition Preliminary Round
After performances in Hamburg, Moscow and Hong Kong, the 2018 Bachauer Competition Preliminary Round continues in New York City with 42 international pianists presenting 30-minute concerts
Tue, Jan 23, 12-5 pm & 7:30-9:30 pm
Wed, Jan 24, 12-5 pm & 7:30-9:30 pm
Thu, Jan 25, 12-5 pm & 7:30-9:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival
Xenia Rubinos & Adam Schatz's Civil Engineering
Xenia Rubinos's catchy, exuberantly visceral songs draw on Caribbean, jazz, indie rock, hip-hop and punk. She'll team up with Adam Schatz's Civil Engineering, a high-energy, 10-member multi-dimensional big band led by the protean frontman of Landlady.
Sat, Jan 27, 7:30 pm
Broadway Playhouse: Leonard Bernstein
Kids learn about the iconic composer of West Side Story, On the Town, Candide and Wonderful Town through mini-musicals, games and sing-alongs. Celebrate Bernstein's 100th birthday by singing along to "New York, New York" and "America."
Sun, Jan 28, 11 am
What Makes It Great: Haydn's Symphony No. 104 in D Major
Host Rob Kapilow and the Manhattan School of Music Chamber Sinfonia demonstrate how Haydn's last symphony, the famous "London Symphony," represents everything that is great about Haydn and the classical style he created.
Mon, Jan 29, 7:30 pm
Young Concert Artists: Benjamin Baker, violin
Winner of the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Benjamin Baker has moved audiences around the world with the "expressive colour" and "sonorous presence" (Beethoven Society of Europe) of his playing. Works by Schubert, Britten, Elgar and Tonia Ko.
Wed, Jan 31, 7:30 pm
Ureuk Symphony: New Year Celebration
The Ureuk Symphony presents their 117th concert. Works by Tchaikovsky, Woo and Kang.
Sat, Jan 6, 8 pm
ALT Alumni: Composers and Librettists in Concert
ALT alumni showcase scenes from three exciting new operas taking the stage around the country.
Sun Jan 14, 8 pm
Every Voice Choirs
Still I Rise
Every Voice Choirs' sixth annual concert celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Featuring EVC's Kids Choir, Youth Choir, Concert Choir, and Hunter Singers with guests The Singers Workshops at TC.
Sat, Jan 20, 7 pm
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