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Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2022 Concert Calendar Photo Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2022 Concert Calendar
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022

​​​​​​​ Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)—one of North America's premier summer training programs for young musicians—announces full summer 2022 public performance details, as well visiting artists and faculty, and special events.

The Harlem Chamber Players Present 'The Ordering of Moses' Concert Photo The Harlem Chamber Players Present 'The Ordering of Moses' Concert
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Having been on pause since the pandemic, Liz Player (Founding Executive and Artistic Director, Harlem Chamber Players) is pleased to announce the rare NYC performance of Harlem Renaissance composer Nathaniel Dett's (1882-1943) masterpiece oratorio The Ordering of Moses. 

New Theater at NYU Named 'The African Grove Theatre' to Honor a Landmark of Black The Photo New Theater at NYU Named 'The African Grove Theatre' to Honor a Landmark of Black Theater History
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

NYU’s 181 Mercer Street building, opening spring 2023, will become home to a permanent and evolving memorial to the African Grove Theatre, the first Black theater in the country that made history on the corner of Mercer and Bleecker Streets in 1821.

Green-Wood's Annual Memorial Day Concert Returns Photo Green-Wood's Annual Memorial Day Concert Returns
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022

Green-Wood’s annual Memorial Day concert will make a triumphant return following a two-year hiatus. On Monday, May 30th from 2:30–4:30pm, the community is welcomed to enjoy a concert beside the Cemetery’s iconic Gothic Arch near the Main Entrance at 25th Street and Fifth Avenue. Visitors are encouraged to bring friends and family, pack a blanket and picnic lunch, or purchase sandwiches on site from nearby Baked in Brooklyn, all while enjoying a classical symphonic repertoire.

Green-Wood's Annual Memorial Day Concert to Return With the ISO Symphonic Band at Thi Photo Green-Wood's Annual Memorial Day Concert to Return With the ISO Symphonic Band at Third Street
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Green-Wood’s annual Memorial Day concert will make a triumphant return following a two-year hiatus. On Monday, May 30th from 2:30–4:30pm, the community is welcomed to enjoy a concert beside the Cemetery’s iconic Gothic Arch near the Main Entrance at 25th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Tulsa Opera's GREENWOOD OVERCOMES To Be Broadcast Nationally Photo Tulsa Opera's GREENWOOD OVERCOMES To Be Broadcast Nationally
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

Public media producer GBH presents Greenwood Overcomes, a special two-hour radio broadcast of the Tulsa Opera's 2021 concert commemorating the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

The Harlem Chamber Players Present THE ORDERING OF MOSES Photo The Harlem Chamber Players Present THE ORDERING OF MOSES
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Having been on pause since the pandemic, Liz Player (Founding Executive and Artistic Director, Harlem Chamber Players) is pleased to announce the rare NYC performance of the Harlem Renaissance composer Nathaniel Dett's (1882-1943) masterpiece oratorio The Ordering of Moses, which was cut short during a radio broadcast in 1937.

Free Tickets Available For The Cleveland Orchestra's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. C Photo Free Tickets Available For The Cleveland Orchestra's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

Free Tickets for The Cleveland Orchestra's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

The Green-Wood Cemetery Announces Spring and Summer Programming Photo The Green-Wood Cemetery Announces Spring and Summer Programming
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

Spring is just around the corner and Green-Wood has planned a plethora of programs—from Concerts in the Catacombs to fascinating history tours—throughout the season. Much more than a cemetery, Green-Wood is constantly transforming the urban green space to serve as a unique venue for a wide-range of fascinating programs.

BWW Review: ONE NIGHT ONLY: AN EVENING WITH NORM LEWIS at Carnegie Hall by Guest Revi Photo BWW Review: ONE NIGHT ONLY: AN EVENING WITH NORM LEWIS at Carnegie Hall by Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 7, 2022

Broadway leading man and Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis played a brilliant concert at Carnegie Hall and Broadway World was there, in the person of a guest reporter named Andrew Poretz.

James Weldon Videos

VIDEO: Norm Lewis Performs 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' as Part of LOVE FROM LINCOLN C VideoVIDEO: Norm Lewis Performs 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' as Part of LOVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2020

Norm Lewis performed “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson as part of Lincoln Center's Love From Lincoln Center.