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Kaufman Music Center & Concert Artists Guild Co-Present

Music Speaks: Crossing Borders – Jamal Aliyev, cello & Dominic Cheli, piano

Tuesday | January 18, 2022 | 7:30 pm

ERNEST BLOCH  –  From Jewish Life (1925)  FAZIL SAY  –  4 Cities Cello Sonata (2012)  ERNEST BLOCH  –  Nigun (Improvisation from Baal Shem) (1923)  L.D. MALASHKIN  –  Romance 'I met you'  ERNEST BLOCH …

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music: Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert

Thursday | January 20, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Tickets go on sale soon. Bang on a Can's annual People's Commissioning Fund concert returns with a high-octane concert of world premieres and an expanded nine-piece Bang on a Can All-Stars lineup!  Jen Baker, trombone Robert Black, bass David Byrd-Marrow, horn Vicky Chow, piano…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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World Music Institute Presents

World Music Institute: Simon Shaheen Ensemble

Friday | January 21, 2022 | 8 pm

Tickets go on sale soon. Palestinian composer, oud and violin master, and National Heritage Fellowship recipient Simon Shaheen will be joined by the Qantara World Jazz and Near Eastern Music Ensemble that he founded in an effort to promote traditional and contemporary Arabic music throughout the…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music co-present

Bridges: Charles Yang & Peter Dugan

Saturday | February 5, 2022 | 7:30 pm

The Wall Street Journal described Peter Dugan’s collaboration with violinist Charles Yang as a “classical-meets-rockstar duo.” Recipient of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award and described by the Boston Globe as one who “plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Tuesday Matinees: Grace Park, violin & Andrew Tyson, piano

Tuesday | February 8, 2022 | 2 pm

“…fresh, different and exhilarating” – San Francisco Chronicle W.A. MOZART  –  Violin Sonata in G Major, K. 379 GABRIEL FAURÉ  –  Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 13 FRANZ SCHUBERT  –  Fantasy for Violin and Piano in C…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman music center & New York festival of song co-present

New York Festival of Song: Buenos Aires, Then and Now

Tuesday | February 15, 2022 | 8 pm

A tribute to the diverse musical culture of Buenos Aires, with music from its iconic masters (Carlos Guastavino, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos López Buchardo, Astor Piazzolla) and its contemporary voices. Tickets go on sale soon.

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

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Kaufman Music Center & Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music co-present

Bridges: Kamala Sankaram

Saturday | February 19, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Composer and soprano Kamala Sankaram’s highly theatrical music defies categorization. Her Merkin Hall debut will feature her work with the genre-defying, pan-global band Bombay Rickey, plus music for solo voice and electronics. Tickets go on sale soon.

(classical, new-music, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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New York Philharmonic presents

New York Philharmonic Ensembles

Sunday | February 20, 2022 | 3 pm

Up close and personal. An Ensembles concert provides an intimate connection between musician and audience. 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. Tickets go on sale soon.…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Young Concert Artists Presents

Young Concert Artists: Martin James Bartlett, piano

Thursday | February 24, 2022 | 7:30 pm

“A true poet of the keyboard.”  – Bachtrack JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU  –  Suite in A Minor, RCT 5 - VII. Gavotte et six doubles FRANÇOIS COUPERIN  –  Les Barricades Mysterieuses FRANÇOIS COUPERIN  –  Le Tic Toc Choc, Ou…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Concert Artists Guild Co-Present

Music Speaks: Undiluted Days – Merz Trio

Tuesday | March 1, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Directed by Jonathan Levin “Riveting” … “stunning virtuosity and ensemble work” … “fresh and surprising interpretations” — Susan Pena, Reading Eagle CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI  –  Interrotte speranze (Broken hope, 1619) arr. Merz Trio…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

What Makes It Great? Mozart’s “Dissonance” Quartet

Monday | March 7, 2022 | 7:30 pm

With host Rob Kapilow & Harlem Quartet The original listeners of Mozart’s unusual 1785 String Quartet No. 19 in C Major thought the composer had made a mistake. Early publishers even tried to change the harmonically complex intro, believing that it couldn’t have been what Mozart…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman music center & New York festival of song co-present

New York Festival of Song: Love Songs in 176 Keys – 4 hands, 4 voices, 4 countries

Tuesday | March 15, 2022 | 8 pm

Caramoor's 2022 Vocal Rising Stars perform love songs from Brazil, Germany, France, and America; each chapter begins with a virtuoso duo-piano overture. Music by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Darius Milhaud, George Gershwin, and many others. Tickets go on sale soon.

(classical, new-music, musical-theater, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Forest Song

Friday | March 18, 2022 | 7 pm

Tickets go on sale soon. The Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival brings the new music of Ukraine to American audiences, contextualizing this repertoire through discussion with scholars, performers and composers. The 2022 festival will journey through the ancient Ukrainian landscape,mythologies of…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: In the Field

Saturday | March 19, 2022 | 8 pm

Tickets go on sale soon. The Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival brings the new music of Ukraine to American audiences, contextualizing this repertoire through discussion with scholars, performers and composers. The 2022 festival will journey through the ancient Ukrainian landscape, mythologies of…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Anthropocene

Sunday | March 20, 2022 | 3 pm

Tickets go on sale soon. The Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival brings the new music of Ukraine to American audiences, contextualizing this repertoire through discussion with scholars, performers and composers. The 2022 festival will journey through the ancient Ukrainian landscape,…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Piano Dialogues: Anthony de Mare – LIAISONS

Saturday | March 26, 2022 | 7:30 pm

LIAISONS: Reimagining Sondheim From the Piano “To hear composers take my work and take it seriously… it’s a thrill.” – Stephen Sondheim Tickets go on sale soon. Conceived by acclaimed concert pianist Anthony de Mare, LIAISONS is a landmark commissioning and concert…

(classical, new-music, musical-theater, season-highlights)

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New York Philharmonic presents

New York Philharmonic Ensembles

Sunday | March 27, 2022 | 3 pm

Up close and personal. An Ensembles concert provides an intimate connection between musician and audience. 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. Tickets go on sale soon.…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Young Concert Artists Presents

Young Concert Artists: Quartet Amabile

Wednesday | March 30, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Chihiro Kitada, violin Yuna Shinohara, violin Meguna Naka, viola Tatsuki Sasanuma, cello W.A. MOZART: String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat Major, K. 458 DAI FUJIKURA: Aquarius (U.S. premiere) MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, Op. 80 Tickets go on sale soon. Quartet Amabile…

(new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

What Makes It Great? Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings

Monday | April 4, 2022 | 7:30 pm

With host Rob Kapilow & the Manhattan School of Music Sinfonia In this exploration of one of Tchaikovsky’s most beautiful pieces, host Rob Kapilow takes on the many misconceptions we have about this legendary composer. Though today we think of him as the quintessential Russian nationalist…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Concert Artists Guild Co-Present

Music Speaks: Ohrwurm – Tabea Debus, recorder & Alon Sariel, lute

Tuesday | April 5, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Works by Heinrich Biber, John Dowland, J.S. Bach, Georg PhilippTelemann and Joan Rokus van Roosendael “A romp through catchy tunes from the 14th century all the way through to contemporary solo recorder pieces.'  – BBC Radio 3 Tickets go on sale soon. Described by The Times as a…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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