New York's Concerts At St. Ignatius Announces Their 2019-20 SeasonNew York's Concerts At St. Ignatius Announces Their 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Formerly known as Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, the series based at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola marks its 31st season with choral works by Verdi and Rossini and special guests including the Tallis Scholars, Paul Jacobs, and Amjad Ali Khan (more...)

Activist Orchestra Plays For Climate JusticeActivist Orchestra Plays For Climate Justice
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Activist orchestra The Dream Unfinished will present Deep River, a concert of works by composers hailing from communities impacted by climate change and other environmental issues. (more...)

Harry T. Burleigh Society and Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra Presents FROM SONG CAME SYMPHONYHarry T. Burleigh Society and Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra Presents FROM SONG CAME SYMPHONY
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 2, 2019

Their May 8 concert, From Song Came Symphony, will explore the symphonic influence of composer Harry T. Burleigh, whose legacy is often tied to the concertization of the American spiritual. He is also increasingly credited as influencing some of the spiritual-inspired thematic material for the 'New World Symphony' and 'American String Quartet' of Antonin Dvorak. The Burleigh Society, which advances studies of black art music through scholarship and performance, hopes to broaden audiences' understanding of Burleigh's foundational contributions to American classical music. (more...)

Harry T. Burleigh Society And Fisk Jubilee Singers Celebrate Leaders Of Concert Spiritual Tradition At Carnegie HallHarry T. Burleigh Society And Fisk Jubilee Singers Celebrate Leaders Of Concert Spiritual Tradition At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

At a time when black people were prohibited from walking through the front doors of public spaces, composer and soprano Ella Sheppard (1851-1915) and the Fisk Jubilee Singers performed on international stages for industry barons, cultural icons, and Queen Victoria. That trailblazing work was furthered by composer and baritone Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949), whose compositions - crossing racial, religious, and class lines - served to bridge the sound and identity of America. Sheppard and Burleigh's barrier-breaking contributions to the foundation of the American music tradition will be examined in an upcoming concert and conference hosted by the Harry T. Burleigh Society on March 2 and 3 at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Harry T. Burleigh Society And Fisk Jubilee Singers Celebrate Leaders Of Concert Spiritual Tradition At Carnegie HallHarry T. Burleigh Society And Fisk Jubilee Singers Celebrate Leaders Of Concert Spiritual Tradition At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2019

At a time when black people were prohibited from walking through the front doors of public spaces, composer and soprano Ella Sheppard (1851-1915) and the Fisk Jubilee Singers performed on international stages for industry barons, cultural icons, and Queen Victoria. That trailblazing work was furthered by composer and baritone Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949), whose compositions - crossing racial, religious, and class lines - served to bridge the sound and identity of America. Sheppard and Burleigh's barrier-breaking contributions to the foundation of the American music tradition will be examined in an upcoming concert and conference hosted by the Harry T. Burleigh Society on March 2 and 3 at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues 10th Season February 11PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues 10th Season February 11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY continues its 10th season on Monday, February 11th at 7:30pm at Merkin Concert Hall.  (more...)

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues 10th Anniversary Season Dec. 3 at Merkin Concert HallPREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues 10th Anniversary Season Dec. 3 at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY continues its 10th Anniversary Season Monday December 3 at 7:30 PM. Joining soprano and founder Allison Charney PREFORMANCES' roster of featured guests will include, Augusta Caso, Blair McMillen, Carol Wincenc, Kajsa William-Olsson and Daniel Panner. (more...)

IN YOUR FACE - NEW YORK Hosted By Ruth Reichl Comes to Merkin HallIN YOUR FACE - NEW YORK Hosted By Ruth Reichl Comes to Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

LIVE FROM MERKIN HALL it's IN YOUR FACE - NEW YORK, hosted by food writer Ruth Reichl, who will have a conversation with Danny Meyer of Union Square Cafe and Shake Shack fame. Featuring special guest Tony-award nominee Karen Akers (Nine and Grand Hotel),  Fiddler on the Roof violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins and Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World. Award winning novelist A.M. Homes offers the next installment of our serialized novella "Author to Come," and filmmaker Heather Quinlan (If These Knishes Could Talk) will explore the myths and truths of the New York accent, plus another sketch by Sex and the City writers Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky. The performance is December 6, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Merkin Hall (129 West 67th Street (btw Broadway and Amsterdam)). Get details & tickets. (more...)

Photo Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Launches Tenth Anniversary SeasonPhoto Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Launches Tenth Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY celebrated the start of its Tenth Anniversary Season Series on Monday October 22 at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center with distinguished guest artists baritone Gustavo Ahualli, pianist Joel Fan, violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins and pianist Donna Weng Friedman, performing together with PREformances founder, soprano Allison Charney and collaborative pianist Craig Ketter. (more...)

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY To Launch Tenth Anniversary Season On Monday October 22PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY To Launch Tenth Anniversary Season On Monday October 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

On Monday October 22 at New York City's acoustically renown Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufmann Music Center acclaimed opera singer, curator and host Allison Charney will welcome audiences to "PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY" Tenth Anniversary Season. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center Presents IN YOUR FACE - NEW YORKKaufman Music Center Presents IN YOUR FACE - NEW YORK
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

It's big, it's loud – it's everything New York! In Your Face–New York captures the spirit, the energy, the music, noise and creativity of this capital of the world. A smart, fun and funny show (and podcast—www.inyourfaceny.org) for the 21st century urbanite, it's a raucous, head-on collision between a Marx brothers romp and the New York Review of Books. In Your Face – New York brings together the best of New York's actors, writers and musicians for supercharged revues featuring live stories, sketches and songs. (more...)

Manhattan School of Music Unveils 2018-19 Centennial Performance SeasonManhattan School of Music Unveils 2018-19 Centennial Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Renowned music conservatory Manhattan School of Music (MSM) is celebrating its Centennial during the 2018-19 season with performances and events that draw inspiration from its rich 100-year history of music-making and education. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center Announces 2018/2019 Season At Merkin HallKaufman Music Center Announces 2018/2019 Season At Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The new classical series Only at Merkin with Terrance McKnight, featuring, among others, the world-renowned pianists Andre Watts and Ursula Oppens; the world premiere of a piano quintet by acclaimed new music composer Laura Kaminsky; and presentations by Academy and Grammy Awards winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen); Emmy, Tony, Grammy and Academy Awards winner Bobby Lopez (Frozen); Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal); and 10-time Tony winner Maury Yeston (Titanic, Nine) are among the numerous highlights of the Kaufman Music Center's diverse 2018-19 season at Merkin Hall. (more...)

Tony Danza, Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani, and More Lead Next Week at 54 BelowTony Danza, Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani, and More Lead Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

PREformances with Allison Charney to Conclude Season with Concert Featuring Rupei Yeh Carol Wincenc, Reiko Uchida & Pam GoldbergPREformances with Allison Charney to Conclude Season with Concert Featuring Rupei Yeh Carol Wincenc, Reiko Uchida & Pam Goldberg
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY brings its inaugural season at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center to a close with a concert befitting a sonnet on William Shakespeare's Birthday,  Monday April 23rd at 1PM. (more...)

Kelly Hall Tompkins Announced As CSO Artist In ResidenceKelly Hall Tompkins Announced As CSO Artist In Residence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is proud to announce its inaugural Classical Roots Artist-in-Residence, acclaimed violinist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins. (more...)

Kelly Hall-Tompkins Announces Feinstein's/54 Below Solo DebutKelly Hall-Tompkins Announces Feinstein's/54 Below Solo Debut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Acclaimed "Fiddler/Violin Soloist" Kelly Hall-Tompkins will make her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 9:30pm. For tickets, please visit 54Below.com. (more...)

PREformances With Allison Charney To Present Preeminent Classical Musicians; Contemporary American Classical WorksPREformances With Allison Charney To Present Preeminent Classical Musicians; Contemporary American Classical Works
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

"PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY" returns with a dynamic classical music program for the third concert of its 2017-18 Season on Monday March 5th at 7:30PM, Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th St, New York, NY 10036 (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Vivaldi, Monteverdi, & Mozart's Sinfonia ConcertanteChamber Orchestra of New York Presents Vivaldi, Monteverdi, & Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert on Thursday, March 1 @ 7:30 PM, performing Vivaldi, Monteverdi, and Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante, the third concert of its 10th Anniversary 2017-2018 Masterworks series at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, 57th St. at Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

Adrienne Danrich Performs at Feinstein's/54 BelowAdrienne Danrich Performs at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Adrienne Danrich in Love & Trouble: Five Personas ~ One Voice on February 20, 2018. In collaboration with classical and musical theater composer Dave Hall. Danrich has created a unique, toe-tapping, emotionally riveting, and uplifting concert honoring the stories of five different women. Danrich seamlessly transforms from one character to the next with quick-witted, lively dialogue and songs that will transport you from the jazz and blues lounge to the gospel revival to the opera house. The music for Love & Trouble was written by Hall and Danrich with lyrics and poems by Danrich. (more...)

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