Ivan Fischer, Kate Davis, Chester Gregory and More Set for Lincoln Center, June 2014

Ivan Fischer, Kate Davis, Chester Gregory and More Set for Lincoln Center, June 2014

Lincoln Center Presents has announced its June 2014 lineup of programs and events, including its Great Performers season, closing out with Ivan Fischer with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, American Songbook artists Kate Davis and Chester Gregory at Target Free Thursdays in the Atrium, plus a Steve James retrospective at JustFilms at Atrium Flix.

Full details below!

Chronological Listing of Lincoln Center's Programs and Events for June 2014:

Sunday, June 1 - FREE - at 11:30 am

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and

NY PHIL BIENNIAL

Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music

Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music is the only 18-and-under ensemble in the U.S. dedicated to the creation and performance of music by living composers. Face the Music closely collaborates with Kaufman's Special Music School High School, which is dedicated to the nurturing of 21st-century musicians. For this concert, Face the Music will present works by Huang Ruo and Vijay Iyer, and the Special Music School High School will perform new works by two of its composition majors.

A Presentation of Face the Music and the New York Philharmonic
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visitatrium.lincolncenter.org

Sunday, June 1 at 3 pm

Great Performers

Budapest Festival Orchestra

Iván Fischer, conductor

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Pre-concert lecture by Michael Beckerman at 1:45 in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (165 W. 65th Street, 10th Floor)

All-Dvorák program

Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, No. 1

Piano Concerto in G minor, Op. 33

Legend, Op. 59, No. 6

Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

Conductor Iván Fisher brings the ensemble he co-founded, the celebrated Budapest Festival Orchestra, to conclude this season's Great Performers series with a two-concert immersion in the music of Dvorák. The performances feature world-

class soloists Garrick Ohlsson, piano, and Daniel Müller-Schott, cello, respectively.

Avery Fisher Hall allHallH (Broadway and W. 65th Street.)

Tickets, starting at $45, are available online at LCGreatPerformers.org, by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500, or at the Avery Fisher and Alice Tully Hall box offices, Broadway and 65th Street.

Monday, June 2 - FREE - at 7:30 pm

NY PHIL BIENNIAL

Insights Series: "What is a Biennial?"

Alan Gilbert, speaker

Massimiliano Gioni, speaker

Music Director Alan Gilbert joins Massimiliano Gioni, curator of the 2013 Venice Biennale, and other cultural leaders from the visual and performing arts to explore the nature and impact of biennials. They will discuss how the pieces for the NY PHIL BIENNIAL were chosen and explore the role of a biennial in providing a snapshot in time of an art form.

Co-presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org

Monday, June 2 at 8 pm

Great Performers

Budapest Festival Orchestra

Iván Fischer, conductor

Daniel Müller-Schott, cello

All-Dvorák program

Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, No. 6

Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

Legend, Op. 59, No. 10

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 ("From the New World")

Avery Fisher Hall allHallH (Broadway and W. 65th Street)

Tickets, starting at $45, are available online at LCGreatPerformers.org, by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500, or at the Avery Fisher and Alice Tully Hall box offices, Broadway and 65th Street.

Wednesday, June 4 - FREE - at 7:30 pm

NY PHIL BIENNIAL

Insights Series: "21st-Century Landmarks"

Christopher Rouse, Matthias Pintscher, Sean Shepherd, Julia Wolfe, Frank J. Oteri, speakers

Carol J. Oja, moderator

A panel of composers from across the musical spectrum discusses what they consider to be this century's emerging masterworks with moderator Carol J. Oja, The Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence at the New York Philharmonic.

Co-presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visitatrium.lincolncenter.org

Wednesday, June 4 at 9:30 pm

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and

NY PHIL BIENNIAL

Liszt Inspections

Marino Formenti, piano

"What James Joyce did for the novel, Formenti seems to do for the piano recital...unforgettable," wrote the San Francisco Chronicle. Formenti returns to Lincoln Center's intimate Kaplan Penthouse-complete with cabaret tables and complimentary wine-for a rare appearance exploring Franz Liszt's influence on contemporary composers.

Liszt: Hungarian Folksong No. 5 in F minor, S.245

Cerha: Knabenschwermut, from Slowakische Erinnerungen aus der Kindheit, No. 20

Liszt: Klavierstück No. 2 in A-flat major, S.192

Kurtág: ...waiting for Susan, from Játékok VI

Liszt: Bagatelle ohne Tonart, S.216a

Ligeti: Étude No. 3: Touches bloquées

Gérard Pesson: Speech of clouds, from Vexierbilder II

Rihm: Klavierstück No. 6 ("Bagatellen")

Rihm: Klavierstück No. 7

Liszt: Michael Mosonyi, from Historische ungarische Bildnisse, S.205

Liszt: Funérailles, from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S.173

Ustvolskaya: Piano Sonata No. 6

Liszt: Au lac de Wallenstadt, from Album d'un voyageur, S.156, No. 2

Berio: Wasserklavier

Adams: China Gates

Liszt: Wiegenlied, S.198

Feldman: Piano Piece (1964)

Liszt: Resignazione, S.263

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (165 W. 65th Street)

Tickets starting at $45, are available online at LCGreatPerformers.org, by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500, or at the Avery Fisher and Alice Tully Hall box offices, Broadway and 65th Street.

Thursday, June 5 - FREE - at 7:30 pm

Target ® Free Thursdays

Kate Davis

A Presentation of Lincoln Center's American Songbook

The talented singer/songwriter and bassist has performed in venues ranging from the Kennedy Center to New York City's Blue Note jazz club. She comes to the Atrium to showcase her award-winning vocal gifts.

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org

Saturday, June 7 - FREE - at 11 am

Meet the Artist Saturdays

Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower

Elizabeth Mitchell is a two-time Grammy Award-winning artist who has released six solo albums and who has collaborated with such musicians as Natalie Merchant and Ziggy Marley. She has been making music with and for young people since the early 1990s when she became inspired by the songs that Woody Guthrie recorded for mothers and children. The Los Angeles Times has described her music as having "a purity and beauty that transcends the children's genre."

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org

Tuesday, June 10 at 6 pm

Lincoln Center Education

Next Stage: Visual Arts

A Panel Discussion

Andrew Goldstein, moderator

Next Stage is Lincoln Center Education's candid conversation series on the intersection of arts and education in the careers of prominent theater, dance, music, and visual artists. This installment is moderated by native New Yorker Andrew Goldstein, Editor-in-Chief of Artspace, the leading fine art e-commerce site. He'll be joined by leaders in the visual arts field for a discussion about arts education in the lives of visual artists.

Presented by Lincoln Center Education

Clark Studio Theater (165 W. 65th Street)

Tickets, priced at $10, are available online at Lincolncenter.org/nextstage, or at the Avery Fisher box office, Broadway and 65th Street.

Thursday, June 12 - FREE - at 7:30 pm

Target ® Free Thursdays

Chester Gregory

A Presentation of Lincoln Center's American Songbook

Currently on tour with Sister Act in the role he originated on Broadway, Gregory takes a short break to sing for the Atrium's fans. Fans have applauded his acclaimed stage performances in Hairspray, Tarzan, Dreamgirls, and the title role in Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater production of The Jackie Wilson Story.

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visitatrium.lincolncenter.org

Thursday, June 19 - FREE - at 7:30 pm

Target ® Free Thursdays

The Mast and Poor Rich Boy

Pakastani indie rock band Poor Rich Boy perform their New York debut as a part of Center Stage, an exchange program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, followed by the audio-visual production duo of The Mast, Haleh Gafori and Matt Kilmer. David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway bet. 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org

Programs, artists, and schedules are subject to change.

Tuesday, June 24 - FREE - at 7 pm

JustFilms at AtriumFlix

Steve James Retrospective

Filmmaker Steve James discusses his work and screens excerpts from his signature documentaries: Hoop Dreams, the story of two inner city Chicago boys working to become college basketball players on the road to the pros; The Interrupters, a year in the life of a city grappling with urban violence; and Life Itself, the struggles faced by film critic Roger Ebert at the end of his life. Joshua Abrams, music director on both The Interrupters and Life Itself, will perform selections from those films with his band. (Life Itself will open at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on July 14.)

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org

Tuesday, June 24 - July 12

Midsummer Night Swing

The annual Midsummer Night Swing series kicks off on June 24 with a performance by Cécile McLorin Salvant with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks at the Damrosch Park bandshell. The series runs through July 12. View the press release announcement here: http://aboutlincolncenter.org/press-room/release/670. Further weekly updates will be announced as the series approaches.

Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center (West 62nd Street between Columbus & Amsterdam)

Tickets and passes go on sale May 22. Multi-evening Midsummer Night Passes are priced at $84 for six dances, and $170 for the full season. Four dance passes are available for $60. Tickets for individual evening events are $17. Visit: midsummernightswing.org

Thursday, June 26 - FREE - at 7:30 pm

Target ® Free Thursdays

Okwui Okpokwasili: Poor People's TV Room

This first-generation Nigerian performer grew up in the Bronx. Her performances have won her two Bessie Awards, and she is a frequent collaborator with both Ralph Lemon and Peter Born. Her piece with Born, entitled "Bronx Gothic," just completed a tour through France and Croatia and it will be performed in New York's River to River Festival in June 2014. In the Atrium she will debut "Poor People's TV Room," a piece inspired by the 1929 Women's War in Nigeria.

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Frieda and Roy Furman Stage (Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street)

FREE Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, including program updates, visit atrium.lincolncenter.org

Programs, artists, and schedules are subject to change.

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Great Performers

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Endowment support is also provided by UBS

David Rubenstein Atrium

Generous endowment support provided by Alice and David Rubenstein, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and Oak Foundation

Target® is proud to sponsor Target® Free Thursdays at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Major support for Meet the Artist Saturdays is provided by Betty and John Levin. Additional support facilitated by The Honorable City Council Member, Gale Brewer

Endowment support is provided by The Walt Disney Company

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community relations, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. A presenter of more than 3,000 free and ticketed events, performances, tours, and educational activities annually, LCPA's series include American Songbook, Great Performers, Lincoln Center Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Midsummer Night Swing, Mostly Mozart Festival, White Light Festival, and the Emmy Award-winning Live From Lincoln Center. As manager of the Lincoln Center campus, LCPA provides support and services for the Lincoln Center complex and the 11 resident organizations. In addition, LCPA led a series of major capital projects, now complete, on behalf of the resident organizations across the campus.

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