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VIDEO: Opening Night Highlights From PRISONER OF THE STATE Opening Night At the NY Ph VideoVIDEO: Opening Night Highlights From PRISONER OF THE STATE Opening Night At the NY Philharmonic
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2019

Last night Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic gave the World Premiere performance of David Lang's prisoner of the state - a fully staged reimagining of Beethoven's Fidelio, directed by Elkhanah Pulitzer. The program concludes the Orchestra's three-week Music of Conscience series, exploring how composers respond to the social and political issues of their times.

VIDEO: Preview FILAMENT at the NY Philharmonic VideoVIDEO: Preview FILAMENT at the NY Philharmonic
by Alan Henry - Sep 20, 2018

Ashley Fure composed Filament as a site-specific work for the opening of the Philharmonic's 2018-19 season, placing the musicians among the audience at David Geffen Hall. Listen to Fure talk about the composition below!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal's For IN THE NAME OF THE EARTH, Part Of Mostly Mozart At L VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal's For IN THE NAME OF THE EARTH, Part Of Mostly Mozart At Lincoln Center!
by Alan Henry - May 21, 2018

A chorus of some 800 experienced and amateur singers will premiere John Luther Adams's In the Name of the Earth in Central Park's Harlem Meer. The performance builds on two highly acclaimed outdoor world premieres commissioned previously for the Mostly Mozart Festival: 2014's Sila: The Breath of the World, also by John Luther Adams, and David Lang's the public domain, which marked the 50th anniversary of the Mostly Mozart Festival in 2016. Simon Halsey, who led the performance of the public domain, returns to the festival to conduct In the Name of the Earth.

STAGE TUBE: New Teaser Trailer Available for THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

Four voices. Two dancers. One incredible experience. Venture outside the ordinary with The Little Match Girl Passion, David Lang's Pulitzer Prize-winning choral work. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fable of the Little Match Girl, this tale of tragedy and transformation is brought vividly to life in our stunning new production. Featuring four of Seattle's most critically acclaimed voices and the lyrical, hip-hop choreography of UJ Mangune, our production of David Lang's Pulitzer Prize-Winning masterpiece is an intimate, unforgettable evening of music and dance.

STAGE TUBE: Zoe Doano Goes Backstage at London's LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2016

In the video below, go backstage with Zoe Doano, who plays Cosette in the West End production of Les Miserables, as she chats with the cast and crew and goes in-depth on the show's costumes!

STAGE TUBE: ETHEL's Documerica Returns to BAM, 10/2
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2013

Acclaimed nationwide for eclectic programming and virtuoso performances, string quartet ETHEL returns to the BAM Next Wave Festival to premiere its largest and most ambitious undertaking to date,Documerica. Inspired by the Environmental Protection Agency's Project Documerica-a massive 'snapshot' of America showcased in an astonishing archive of images captured during the recession-plagued, tumultuous 1970s-this multimedia meditation interweaves over 3,000 vintage photographs with commissioned contemporary music for a landmark work.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Glimmerglass Festival's PASSIONS
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2013

Artistic and General Director Francesca Zambello discusses The Glimmerglass Festival's 2013 production of PASSIONS, which features David Lang's 'the little match girl passion' and Pergolesi's 'Stabat Mater' directed and choreographed by Jessica Lang with countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo and Nadine Sierra. Click below to watch the behind-the-scenes video!