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Graves made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1995 and has appeared at many opera houses. Though her repertoire is extensive, her signature parts are the title roles in Carmen and Samson et Dalila. Graves also made many appearances on the children's television series, "Between the Lions" where she used her talents to teach children sounds of words. On January 20, 2005, she sang the patriotic song "American Anthem" during the 55th Presidential Inauguration, between the swearing-in ceremonies of Vice President Dick Cheney and President George W. Bush for their second terms in office.

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The New York Philharmonic String Quartet, Musicians From The New York Philharmonic, and Emanuel Ax Come to 92NY

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY), one of New York's leading cultural venues, has partnered with the New York Philharmonic to present the New York Philharmonic String Quartet, Musicians from the New York Philharmonic, and Emanuel Ax, piano on Sunday, December 17, 2023 at 2pm at the Kaufmann Concert Hall.

2024 YoungArts Award Winners Revealed

The 2024 YoungArts Award winners have been revealed, recognizing the most accomplished young artists from across the United States.

JACK Quartet With Tyshawn Sorey, Percussion to Perform at 92NY in December

JACK Quartet with Tyshawn Sorey, percussion at 92NY on December 16, 2023. Experience a US premiere performance blending composition and improvisation. Tickets starting at $25.

See Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Anthony McGill, Clarinet: American Dream at 92nd Street Y

Join Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and acclaimed clarinetist Anthony McGill for an unforgettable evening of American music, featuring Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto. Tickets starting at $35.

Sphinx Organization to Present National Convening 'SphinxConnect: Amplify' And 27th Annual Sphinx Competition

Sphinx Organization announces SphinxConnect: Amplify and 27th Annual Sphinx Competition happening from January 24-27, 2024 in Detroit.

The 92nd Street Y to Present Curtis at 92NY: Osmo Vänskä, Erin Keefe, and Musicians from the Curtis Institute of Music

Join Osmo Vänskä, Erin Keefe, and Musicians from the Curtis Institute of Music as they perform a captivating chamber music program featuring works by Mozart, Sibelius, and more. Online streaming available.

92NY to Present Conrad Tao, Piano: Rachmaninoff Songbook With Special Guest Oliver Herbert

Conrad Tao presents Rachmaninoff Songbook with special guest Oliver Herbert, cello at 92nd Street Y. Explore the influence of Rachmaninoff on popular music and film, featuring works by Strayhorn, Sondheim, and more. Don't miss this unique perspective on the composer's legacy.

Baritone Justin Austin to Perform In Marian Anderson Vocal Award Recital At The Kennedy Center

Baritone Justin Austin performs in Marian Anderson Vocal Award Recital at the Kennedy Center. Don't miss this impressive performance by the winner of this year's Marian Anderson Vocal Award.

The 92nd Street Y at the Kaufmann Concert Hall To Present Violinist Gil Shaham and Pianist Akira Eguchi

Gil Shaham, violin with Akira Eguchi, piano, will be performing at the 92nd Street Y in New York on November 17, 2023. The concert will feature a repertoire including Faure's A-Major Sonata and Avner Dorman's 'Nigunim.' Don't miss this must-see concert for violin music lovers.

Minnesota Orchestra's LISTENING PROJECT To Return To Orchestra Hall Stage

Join the Minnesota Orchestra's Listening Project as they return to Orchestra Hall for a mesmerizing performance. Get your tickets now and be part of this unforgettable experience.

Review: ON BROADWAY at Smothers Theatre

With a fresh lineup of new musical tunes and favorite classics, it’s pretty much the perfect Broadway concert show.  I’m still humming “Popular” from Wicked and “Razzle Dazzle” from Chicago nonstop, floating in a giddy haze of joy-soaked musical elation.

92NY to Present Brooklyn Rider with Anne Sofie von Otter in SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH

Join renowned mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter and cutting-edge string quartet Brooklyn Rider for their captivating performance of Songs of Love and Death at 92nd Street Y in New York City. With a program featuring Schubert and arrangements by Rufus Wainwright and Osvaldo Golijov, this rare NYC appearance is not to be missed. Get your tickets now!

92NY to Present The Beijing Guitar Duo in November.

The 92nd Street Y will present Beijing Guitar Duo in a captivating program featuring works by Albéniz, Franck, Debussy, Granados, and Piazzolla. Don't miss this dazzling performance on November 4, 2023, at Buttenwieser Hall. Tickets start at $25.

92NY to Present Imani Winds With Terrence Wilson, Piano in November

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY), will present Imani Winds with Terrence Wilson, piano on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at 7:30 pm at the Kaufmann Concert Hall.

Jay Campbell, Cello and Conor Hanick, Piano Come to 92NY in October

The 92nd Street Y, New York presents Jay Campbell, cello and Conor Hanick, piano on Friday, October 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm at the Buttenwieser Hall at The Arnhold Center. Learn more about the concert and how to get tickets here!

Review: DAS RHEINGOLD at McCaw Hall

The outstanding cast and provocative production, merged with Wagner’s indisputably monumental music and drama, made this Rheingold a de rigueur happening

92NY Kicks Off 150th Anniversary Celebration with the 2023/24 Tisch Music Season

The 92nd Street Y, New York has announced its 2023/24 Tisch Music Season, as part of the institution’s far-reaching 150th anniversary celebration. Learn more about the season here!

DAS RHEINGOLD to Open Seattle Opera 60th Anniversary Season

Seattle Opera will kick off its 23/24 season with Richard Wagner’s epic Das Rheingold in a stunning production by stage directorBrian Staufenbiel.

FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES, Yo-Yo Ma & More Set for Washington Performing Arts 2023/24 Season

Washington Performing Arts has announce its 2023/24 Season with the theme of Together in Art and Community, running from September 2023 through June 2024 in nine venues across the Washington, D.C., region.

Sherrill Milnes VOICE Programs Announces Annual Lineup For New York Program

 The Sherrill Milnes VOICE Programs announced an exciting lineup of local events leading up to the annual gala on Wednesday, April 26. 

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