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

New York Festival of Song: Mediterranean

Tuesday | March 14, 2023 | 8 pm

The program will be a musical voyage around the Mediterranean Sea from Spain to Greece, with stops in France, Italy, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia.  Artists include five young artists—four singers & one pianist—chosen to participate in Caramoor's 2023 Schwab Vocal…

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

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Piano Dialogues: David Kaplan – Moments of Invention

Thursday | March 16, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Pianist David Kaplan balances works new and old with music from Anthony Cheung, Couperin, Christopher Cerrone and Robert Schumann. Kaplan has been called “excellent and adventurous” by The New York Times, and praised by the Boston Globe for “grace and fire” at the keyboard.…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Tribute to Borys Liatoshynsky

Friday | March 17, 2023 | 7 pm

INSPIRATIONS The festival will open with a concert introducing audiences to the music of Borys Liatoshynsky, the father of Ukrainian contemporary music. In honor of 55 years since his passing, our first concert will place his works in the musical context in which they were written, alongside…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Tribute to Borys Liatoshynsky

Saturday | March 18, 2023 | 8 pm

EVOLUTIONS Many of Ukraine’s contemporary composers can trace their pedagogical lineage back to Liatoshynsky. In our second concert, we will chart the variety of ways Ukrainian music has developed since Liatoshynsky’s death by exploring the music of his “descendants.” This…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Tribute to Borys Liatoshynsky

Sunday | March 19, 2023 | 3 pm

CONVERSATIONS Though still largely unknown outside Ukraine, Liatoshynsky’s music reveals fascinating parallels with western works and inspires thought-provoking conversations between musical worlds. In our closing concert, pieces from Liatoshynsky’s early expressionist period will…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Fast Forward: Henry Schneider Young Artists Concert

Tuesday | March 21, 2023 | 2 pm

Rising star musicians from Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School explore a broad range of repertoire. Manhattan's largest community arts school, Lucy Moses School offers music, dance and theater classes and instrument lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds.…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music: William Tyler & Yasmin Williams

Wednesday | March 22, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Two of today’s most acclaimed guitarist-composers present a new collaborative work for themselves and chamber ensemble. Tyler plays "cosmic country," folk, indie folk and pop rock. Based in Alexandria, VA, Williams is an acoustic fingerstyle guitarist with an…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Give Voice: Harlem Quartet

Thursday | March 23, 2023 | 7:30 pm

The Grammy-winning quartet and Kaufman Music Center Artists-in-Residence perform music by Fanny Mendelssohn, Aldo López-Gavilán and more. View our COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER & THE JOHN J. CALI SCHOOL OF MUSIC CO-PRESENT

Bridges: Decoda

Friday | March 24, 2023 | 7:30 pm

As an artist-led collective, Decoda seeks to create a more compassionate and connected world through music—thoughtfully curating outstanding performances of live chamber music, facilitating creative community projects, and training the next generation of musical artists to rethink and…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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The New York Virtuoso Singers present

The New York Virtuoso Singers: The Unadorned Bach – Cantatas #178-188

Saturday | March 25, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor Every choral movement from all of Bach’s choral cantatas. Season 2: Cantatas 107-215. $10 tickets available (phone and in person) for students 25 and under. View our current COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

(classical, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Broadway Playhouse: Broadway Today

Sunday | March 26, 2023 | 11 am

Sean Hartley and the beloved Broadway Playhouse cast sing, clown, play games and introduce children to the great writers of American musical theater. Kids can sing along to classic numbers and enjoy medleys and child-friendly min-productions. For ages 4-11 and adults. View our current COVID-19…

(musical-theater, family, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

What Makes It Great? Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor

Monday | April 3, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Hosted by Rob Kapilow and featuring the Manhattan School of Music Sinfonia Explore the mystery surrounding Mozart’s iconic Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, one of his three final symphonies written with extraordinary speed during the summer of 1780. No one knows why or for whom Mozart wrote this…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Tuesday Matinees: Thomas Mesa, cello & Ilya Yakushev, piano

Tuesday | April 4, 2023 | 2 pm

Music by Andrea Casarrubios, Stephanie Ann Boyd & Carlos Simon, Kevin Day and Rachmaninoff Cuban-American cellist Thomas Mesa has established himself as one of the most charismatic, innovative and engaging performers of his generation. He was the winner of the $50,000…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Concert Artists Guild Co-Present

Music Speaks: Balourdet Quartet

Tuesday | April 4, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Angela Bae & Justin DeFillipis, violin; Benjamin Zannoni, viola; Russell Houston, cello Unfiltered Unfiltered charts the evolution of four individuals filled with raw unbridled passion for chamber music. The Balourdet Quartet explores as a string quartet what it takes to work together…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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The New York Virtuoso Singers present

The New York Virtuoso Singers: The Unadorned Bach – Cantatas #191-198

Saturday | April 15, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor Every choral movement from all of Bach’s choral cantatas. Season 2: Cantatas 107-215. $10 tickets available (phone and in person) for students 25 and under. View our current COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

(classical, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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Parlando presents

Parlando: Requiem for a Polka

Sunday | April 23, 2023 | 2 pm

$15 student and $20 senior tickets are available. Call the box office at 212 501 3330. What happened to the pop music of the past? Once upon a time, polkas, waltzes, and guitar solos reigned supreme (though not at the same time!). Come join Parlando as we explore what happened to the popular…

(classical, new-music)

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Music Center & Meitar Ensemble Co-Present

Meitar Ensemble

Monday | April 24, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Pierre-André Valade, conductor Praised by the New York Times for their “excellence, poise and precision,” the Meitar Ensemble, founded in 2004 by artistic director Amit Dolberg, has established itself as a prominent array of virtuosos specializing in contemporary music. This…

(classical, new-music)

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Meridian Performances Presents

Meridian Concerts: Florian Noack, concert pianist & transcriber

Tuesday | April 25, 2023 | 8 pm

BACH-NOACK  –  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major BWV 1048 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV-NOACK  –  Scheherazade F. LISZT AND S. LYAPUNOV  –  Transcendental Etudes      Berceuse (Lyapunov)      Chasse-Neige (Liszt)     …

(season-highlights)

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Young Concert Artists Presents

Young Concert Artists: Lun Li, violin & Janice Carissa, piano

Wednesday | April 26, 2023 | 7:30 pm

GIYA KANCHELI  –  “Don Quixote” from 18 Miniatures POULENC  –  Violin Sonata SCIARRINO  –  Per Mattia SCHOENBERG  –  Phantasy, Op. 47 KREISLER  –  Miniature Viennese March MESSIAEN  –…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Piano Dialogues: Shai Wosner & Gilles Vonsattel – 2x4: Music for 2 Pianos 4 Hands

Thursday | April 27, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity, and creative insight. His performances of a broad range of repertoire – from Beethoven and Schubert to Ligeti and the music of today – reflect a degree of virtuosity and…

(classical, season-highlights)

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