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Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 7 pm

Merkin Hall is hosting a private event. For information about renting Merkin Concert Hall for performances, auditions, conferences or other events, please click here or call 212 501 3345.


Israeli Chamber Project: The Debussy Effect

Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 7:30 pm

A century after his passing in 1918, Debussy's name remains synonymous with French music. His youthful and romantic Piano Trio, and more mature Première Rhapsodie serve as jumping off points in exploring the profound effect he had on three, stylistically distinct compatriots in the years …



Kyrenia Opera: The Art of Greek Song

Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 8 pm

­ Kyrenia Opera presents The Art of Greek Song with Greek star Georgia Dagaki and her Lyre. Special guest Greek Cypriot soprano Zoe Nicolaidou, winner of the Kyrenia Opera Vocal Competition. Celebrate Hellenism with us: From Tsitsanis and Zampetas, to Hatzidakis and Theodorakis, to the mystical …



New York Philharmonic Ensembles

Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 3 pm

Up Close and Personal An Ensembles concert provides an intimate connection between musician and audience. Hear the individual talents that make up the orchestra. Experience the passion and personality of the performers. And see how a small setting can make for a huge musical event. Program ROSSINI&n…



PREformances with Allison Charney

Monday | October 22, 2018 | 1 pm

Hidden Figures With soprano Allison Charney and her guests: Baritone Gustavo Ahualli Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins Pianists Joel Fan, Donna Weng Friedman and Craig Ketter Program Preview of the new series: Her/Music; Her/Story Operatic selections from Verdi's Don Carlo, Massenet's Herodiade …

(classical, season-highlights)


What Makes It Great?: Mozart's "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"

Monday | October 22, 2018 | 7:30 pm

Subscribe today & save 20%! Listen to iconic masterpieces with new ears as NPR & PBS music commentator, conductor, composer, author and pianist Rob Kapilow shows you what you've been missing! Featuring the Rolston String Quartet with Sam Suggs, double bass Mozart’s magnificent Eine…

(classical, season-highlights)


LP Duo: New Classics & Beyond for 2 Hybrid Pianos

Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm

“Classical Elegance, Jazz Freedom, Rock’n’Roll Power" After their debut at Carnegie Hall, LP Duo (Sonja Loncar & Andrija Pavlovic) are coming to NY to present specially designed hybrid pianos (US premiere). These instruments came as a result of a collaboration between LP Duo an…



In Your Face - New York

Wednesday | October 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm

An extravaganza of stories, sketches and songs Hosted by author and New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik and co-hosted by the boundary-pushing band BETTY. With the Tony-nominated Broadway star Melissa Errico, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Josh Bazell and Lisa Lewis, plus sketches by Sex and the Cit…


Reimagine End of Life: Opening Night

Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 8 pm

How do we begin? Join us for this one-of-a-kind performance, as Reimagine's “Opening Night” kicks off a week of more than 250 creative events across NYC, each focused on exploring big questions about life and death. This incredible evening, touching on themes of death, dying, loss, a…



FredFest! Celebrating Fred Sherry at 70

Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 2 pm

Featuring an all-star cast including Peter Serkin, Richard Stoltzman, David Shifrin, Jeremy Denk, Ursula Oppens, Anne-Marie McDermott, Steve Mackey, the JACK Quartet, the Horszowski Trio, Katie Hyun, Mike Nicolas, Stefan Jackiw, Jay Campbell, Dov Scheindlin, Rubin Kodheli, Paul Neubauer, Alan Feinbe…


Broadway Close Up: Hidden Gems

Monday | October 29, 2018 | 7:30 pm

With host SEAN HARTLEY.  Featuring NIKKI RENÉE DANIELS (The Book of Mormon, Porgy and Bess), CLIFTON DUNCAN (The Play That Goes Wrong), DAVID GARRISON (Wicked), SALLY WILFERT (Assassins) and GABRIELLE STRAVELLI. Broadway Close Up teams up with One Day University for an evening showcasin…

(musical-theater, vocal-performance, season-highlights)


Marios Papadopoulos in Concert

Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 7 pm

The Hellenic-American Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce a concert focused on the work of the Greek conductor and pianist, Dr. Marios Papadopoulos MBE, founder and music director of the Oxford Philharmonic, resident orchestra at the University of Oxford in England.  He was awarded an MB…



TwoSet Violin World Tour

Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 7 pm

Australia's viral classical music duo, TwoSet Violin, are bringing their classical comedy into the concert hall! With over 300 million views and collaborations with superstars soloists such as Lang Lang, it's fair to say Internet sensation TwoSet Violin are taking the Classical World by stor…



Broadway Close Up: Hidden Gems

Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 7:30 pm

With host SEAN HARTLEY.  Featuring NIKKI RENÉE DANIELS (The Book of Mormon, Porgy and Bess), CLIFTON DUNCAN (The Play That Goes Wrong), DAVID GARRISON (Wicked), SALLY WILFERT (Assassins) and GABRIELLE STRAVELLI. Broadway Close Up teams up with One Day University for an evening showcasing…

(musical-theater, vocal-performance)


Young People's Chorus of NYC Vocal Currents

Saturday | November 3, 2018 | 8 pm

“Vocal Currents:  Music in our Changing World,” the newest commissioning series of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, reimagines and redefines today’s music by bringing YPC’s young singers together with composers to spark their visions and imaginations to …



An die Musik: Oboe, String Trio & Piano

Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 4 pm

An die Musik has inspired audiences with their “ardent impetuosity, musical integrity and fiery instrumental brilliance” (New York Times) Artists Mark Peskanov, violin Nicholas Mann, viola Thomas Demenga, cello Robert Ingliss, oboe Constance Emmerich, piano Program MOZART  -  P…



Tuesday Matinees: Daniel Lebhardt, piano

Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 2 pm

There's still time to become a subscriber and save more than 30%! Choose 4-6 concerts and pay just $16 per concert. “He brought narrative sweep and youthful abandon to the piece, along with power, poetry and formidable technique.” – The New York Times First Prize Winner at the …

(classical, season-highlights)


Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Italian Piazzas

Saturday | November 10, 2018 | 8 pm

Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito makes his debut at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall with his new program celebrating Italian piazzas (squares).  The program is the live version of his new Public TV Special on New York's PBS (WNET). This is Pasquale's follow up to his first succe…

(vocal-performance, season-highlights)


Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went to Hollywood

Monday | November 12, 2018 | 7:30 pm

With Host SEAN HARTLEY. Featuring ETHAN MORDDEN, author of When Broadway Went to Hollywood, plus a cast of Broadway stars TBA. As talkies replaced silent films in the 1920s, some of Broadway’s greatest talents headed west to Hollywood, enticed by the promise of national exposure and financial …

(new-music, vocal-performance)


Versoi Ensemble Debut Concert

Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 7:30 pm

Brought together by the joint-orchestra tour between The Juilliard School and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki last summer, these American and Finnish musicians reunite to debut the Versoi Ensemble, a new force for music and cultural diplomacy through chamber music projects. Works on this program fe…


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