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YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS PRESENTS

Young Concert Artists: Zlatomir Fung, Cello

Tuesday | February 19, 2019 | 7:30 pm

“Zlatomir Fung brought a rich, warm tone, impeccable intonation, appreciation for dynamic shading and thoughtful phrasing to the Schumann Cello Concerto."   - The Baltimore Sun   With Tengku Irfan, piano Program DALL’ABACO  -  Three Caprices for solo cello BLOCH&…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER & NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG PRESENT

New York Festival of Song: Hyphenated Americans

Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 8 pm

We honor composers from abroad who have based their musical lives in our country along with first-generation American composers whose close links to their parents’ homelands can be heard through their compositions. Works by Bright Sheng, Daniel Sabzghabaei, Roberto Sierra, Clarice Assad and ot…

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

02.21.19

Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art

Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 7 pm

Kiki Karoglou, Associate Curator in the Department of Greek and Roman Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will present the exhibit she curated, Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art. The exhibit, originally on view at The Met until January 6th, has been extended until Feb. 24, …

02.23.19
CAMERATA ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS

CAI Competition 2019 1st Place Winners' Concert

Saturday | February 23, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Camerata Artists International presents the winners of their 2019 competition in concert.

(classical)

02.24.19

Vibrant Song with Lucy Shelton & Friends

Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 7 pm

In celebration of her 75th birthday, Lucy Shelton, legendary "new music diva" (The Boston Globe), will gather with a number of her prime collaborators and former students in a concert featuring beloved songs and chamber works. Shelton will reprise repertoire from her 1980 Naumburg Debut Recital (Vil…

(vocal-performance)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

What Makes It Great? A Cole Porter Evening

Monday | February 25, 2019 | 7:30 pm

SECOND SHOW ADDED on Tue, Feb 26! Get tickets. The Mon, Feb 25 event is SOLD OUT. To join the waitlist for Feb 25, please call the Box Office at 212 501 3330. Listen to iconic masterpieces with new ears as NPR & PBS music commentator, conductor, composer, author and pianist Rob Kapilow shows you…

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

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What Makes It Great? A Cole Porter Evening

Tuesday | February 26, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Second show added by popular demand! 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 Broadway stars Michael Winther & Elizabeth Stanley The witty and urbane Cole …

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

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music Festival: Irreversible Entanglements, Amina Claudine Myers & Nicole Mitchell

Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 7:30 pm

The performance features Irreversible Entanglements in a first-time collaboration with two AACM members: the legendary pianist/vocalist/improviser Amina Claudine Myers and the “furiously inventive” (Los Angeles Times) composer/flutist Nicole Mitchell, who has been hailed as “the mo…

(classical, new-music, vocal-performance)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Only at Merkin with Terrance McKnight: Bridget Kibbey, Harp & Guests

Saturday | March 2, 2019 | 7:30 pm

An evening of conversation and performance hosted by WQXR’s Terrance McKnight "the Yo-Yo Ma of the harp”  - Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Say again? This mighty organ piece played on a harp? It was remarkable....the gossamer colorings and improvisatory fervor of Ms. Kibbey&rsq…

(classical)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Broadway Playhouse: Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick

Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 11 am

Broadway Playhouse performances introduce NYC’s youngest theater fans to classic Broadway musicals with mini-shows, medleys, games and sing-alongs. Celebrate "Tradition" and sing along to favorites like "Sunrise, Sunset" and "If I Were a Rich Man" at a special Broadway Playhouse interpretation…

(musical-theater, family)

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FREE: Henry Schneider Young Virtuosos Concert

Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 2 pm

FREE Tuesday Matinees bonus concert See the youngest generation of classical virtuosos! Accomplished soloists and ensembles from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School perform traditional classical repertoire. This concert is FREE, but reservations are required. Please call the box office at 2…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music Festival: 2019 Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert

Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 7:30 pm

A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by John Schaefer & streamed live on NewSounds.org World premieres by Nicole Lizée, Josué Collado Fregoso, Henry Threadgill and Trevor Weston This year, Bang on a Can's PCF invites all of North America to dance, with world premieres by fo…

(classical, new-music)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER & WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE PRESENTS

World Music Institute: Transparent Water Trio

Saturday | March 9, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Transparent Water Trio is an exquisite new collaboration between 7-time GRAMMY-nominated Cuban pianist, composer and bandleader Omar Sosa, known for his blending of Afro-Cuban rhythms, and award-winning Senegalese kora master, singer and Griot Seckou Keita, featuring folkloric Venezuelan percussioni…

(new-music)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

LMS Contemporary Music Festival

Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 4 pm

Students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School perform international solo and chamber works composed after 1969.

(classical, new-music)

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PREformances with Allison Charney

Monday | March 11, 2019 | 1 pm

Allison Charney, soprano Craig Ketter, piano Featured Guest Artists Neave Trio:      Anna Williams, violin      Mikhail Veselov, cello      Eri Nakamura, piano Susan Salm, cello Reiko Uchida, piano This program spans the ages of chamber music composi…

(classical, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

03.12.19
THROUGH THE NOISE PRESENTS

THROUGH THE NOISE Contemporary Concert Series III

Tuesday | March 12, 2019 | 8 pm

New Solo, Duet, and Ensemble works Through The Noise is a concert series founded by composer and pianist Zhihua Hu and started by professsors and student composers at the Manhattan School of Music. It hopes to eventually treasure composers of various backgrounds from different countries and give con…

(classical)

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IN YOUR FACE-NY PRESENTS

In Your Face - New York

Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 7:30 pm

An extravaganza of stories, sketches and songs Hosted by author and MSNBC's Ari Melber and featuring Zucked author Roger McNamee, MoMA curator Ann Temkin and jazz legend Jay Leonhart Read about this performance in Broadway World. People leave work early so they can get home to watch The Beat wit…

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DA CAPO CHAMBER PLAYERS

Da Capo Chamber Players Evocations

Thursday | March 14, 2019 | 8 pm

New chamber works with poetic insporation. artists Da Capo Chamber Players Patricia Spencer, flute Curtis Macomber, voilin and viola Chris Gross, cello Steven Beck, piano program VALERIE COLEMAN  -  Portraits of Langston  (2007) YOTAM HABER  -  Estro poetico-armoni…

(classical)

03.16.19
GABRIELLE AND BRIGITTE ARMENIER

REFLECTIONS: A Eurythmy Recital

Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 8 pm

This performance features the movement art of Eurythmy performed to two masterpieces of the solo piano repertoire. Choreographed directly from the score, Eurythmy develops the musical line as Gesture in Space through a minute choreography of  the  elements of tones, intervals, rests, barli…

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music Festival: ETHEL & Face the Music

Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 5 pm

Special guest appearance by Todd Rundgren NYC's "infectiously visceral" (Pitchfork), "vital and brilliant" (New Yorker) string quartet ETHEL teams up with quartets from Kaufman Music Center's dynamic Face the Music youth program for an afternoon of invigorating new music. The performance sho…

(classical, new-music)

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