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Amir ElSaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble Plays “Jazz Club” At The Soraya, 4/26 Amir ElSaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble Plays “Jazz Club” At The Soraya, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2018

The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) continues its intimate "Jazz Club" performances with jazz trumpeter Amir ElSaffar and his Two Rivers Ensemble on Thursday, April 26 at 8:00pm. ElSaffar was born to an American mother and an Iraqi father. After studying classi... (more...)
Miles Electric Band, featuring Davis Alumni Performs At The Soraya, 3/1 Miles Electric Band, featuring Davis Alumni Performs At The Soraya, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

The Miles Electric Band, a progressive, All-Star ensemble of Miles Davis alumni who are revising the framework for modern jazz improvisation, will perform at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Thursday, March 1 at 8:00pm.  The avant-garde collective revisit... (more...)
Meredith Monk Receives 2017 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at BAM Meredith Monk Receives 2017 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at BAM
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2017

On Thursday, October 26, Meredith Monk, trailblazing composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist, was awarded the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at a packed ceremony at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).... (more...)
Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2017

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the widely influential, utterly inimitable Meredith Monk has been selected to receive the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, in recognition of her ongoing achievements as a composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist. Established in 1994 through t... (more...)
'Not Two' Debut Album from Amir ElSaffar's Rivers of Sound Orchestra Out Now 'Not Two' Debut Album from Amir ElSaffar's Rivers of Sound Orchestra Out Now
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2017

New Amsterdam Records is proud to announce the release of Not Two, the debut album from Amir ElSaffar's Rivers of Sound Orchestra, out today in double LP, CD, and digital formats via Bandcamp.... (more...)
River To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower Manhattan River To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the l... (more...)
River To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYC River To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the l... (more...)







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