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Kaufman Music Center & New Sounds Co-Present

Ecstatic Music: Moor Mother

Friday | April 28, 2023 | 7:30 pm

A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by John Schaefer The songwriter, composer, vocalist, poet and educator Camae Ayewa premieres new music fusing jazz, blues and soul. Ayewa spent years organizing and performing in Philadelphia's underground music community before moving to Los…

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

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Music International Grand Prix presents

Music International Grand Prix Winners Concert 2023

Saturday | April 29, 2023 | 12:30 pm

The 1st place Winners of Music International Grand Prix 2023 will perform to compete for the $5000 Grand Prix award and the Audience Favorite award.  Come to see talented musicians from around the world including Singers, Pianists, Strings, Winds & Brass, Ensembles, and Composers,  and…

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The New York Virtuoso Singers present

The New York Virtuoso Singers: The Unadorned Bach – Cantatas #205-215

Saturday | April 29, 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

Fast Forward: ComposerFest

Sunday | April 30, 2023 | 4:30 pm

Featuring rising star musicians from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School and Lucy Moses School. Special Music School/M. 859 is a K-12 New York City public school that provides intensive music education during the school day, including fully-funded instrument lessons,…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Orchestra of St. Luke's Presents

Orchestra of St. Luke's: Mendelssohns Salon

Tuesday | May 2, 2023 | 11 am

Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Liv Redpath, soprano FANNY & FELIX MENDELSSOHN  –  Songs FANNY MENDELSSOHN  –  Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 11 FELIX MENDELSSOHN  –  Piano Sextet in D Major, Op. 110 Our season-long celebration of women…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Piano Dialogues: The Pianists United – Rzewski in New York

Saturday | May 6, 2023 | 3 pm

An incredible lineup of pianists including Lisa Moore, Anthony de Mare, Conrad Tao, Ursula Oppens, Vicki Ray and Mikael Darmanie, join forces to celebrate the remarkable work of pianist-composer Frederic Rzewski in a marathon day of three concerts. Program no place to go but around Rob Schwimmer…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Piano Dialogues: The Pianists United – Rzewski in New York

Saturday | May 6, 2023 | 5:30 pm

An incredible lineup of pianists including Lisa Moore, Anthony de Mare, Conrad Tao, Ursula Oppens, Vicki Ray and Mikael Darmaine, join forces to celebrate the remarkable work of pianist-composer Frederic Rzewski in a marathon day of three concerts. Program The Road: Miles 5 & 7 Isabelle…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Piano Dialogues: The Pianists United – Rzewski in New York

Saturday | May 6, 2023 | 8 pm

An incredible lineup of pianists including Lisa Moore, Anthony de Mare, Conrad Tao, Ursula Oppens, Vicki Ray and Mikael Darmaine, join forces to celebrate the remarkable work of pianist-composer Frederic Rzewski in a marathon day of three concerts. Program Piano Piece No. 4 Lisa Moore De Profundis…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Orli Shaham's Bach Yard: Wondrous Winds with Montclair State University Wind Ensemble

Sunday | May 7, 2023 | 10:30 am

“Shaham has hit on a formula that has families hooked.”  – New York Magazine Featuring Montclair State University Wind Ensemble Audiences of all ages will get blown away by the instruments of the woodwind family! You and your child will see and hear flute, clarinet, oboe,…

(classical, family, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music: Circuit des Yeux & Erika Dohi

Thursday | May 11, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Singer/songwriter Haley Fohr teams up with the virtuosic, barrier-defying pianist Erika Dohi for an evening of new music. Fohr  is a vocalist, composer and singer-songwriter based in Chicago who is most distinctly identified by her 4-octave voice and unique style of 12-string…

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

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Fast Forward: ChamberFest

Sunday | May 14, 2023 | 6:30 pm

Chamber ensembles featuring rising star musicians from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School and Lucy Moses School explore a broad range of repertoire. Special Music School/M. 859 is a K-12 New York City public school that provides intensive music education during the…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

What Makes It Great? Ladies of the Canyon: The Music of Carole King & Joni Mitchell

Monday | May 15, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Hosted by Rob Kapilow & featuring an all-star band led by Brittain Ashford  Travel back in time to a magical moment in musical history, when a countercultural community outside of Los Angeles was home to some of the era’s most iconic songwriters, from Cass Elliot and Jim Morrison to…

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Tuesday Matinees: Kevin Zhu, violin

Tuesday | May 16, 2023 | 2 pm

Ballet Morning, Opera Evening IGOR STRAVINSKY  –  Suite Italienne P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY  –  Two 'Pas de deux' from Swan Lake, Op. 20 SERGEI PROKOFIEV  –  Suite from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 JULES MASSENET  –…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Give Voice: Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano & Kirill Kuzmin, piano

Thursday | May 25, 2023 | 7:30 pm

how do i find you "I am so excited to return to Merkin Hall, where so many special musical memories live for me. The space has a way of fostering intimate and inspiring experiences, on both sides of the stage." – Sasha Cooke "how do I find you" is a collection of words and music…

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

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The New York Philharmonic Presents

The New York Philharmonic Ensembles

Sunday | May 28, 2023 | 3 pm

Up close and personal Program TBA 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. View our…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & New Sounds Co-Present

Ecstatic Music: Curtis Stewart – of Love / of time

Thursday | June 1, 2023 | 7:30 pm

A New Sounds Live co-presentation hosted by John Schaefer Featuring Aaron Diehl, Harlem Quartet & Mazz Swift Multi-Grammy nominated violinist/composer Curtis Stewart premieres new music with pianist and Kaufman Music Center Artist-in-Residence Aaron Diehl, Harlem Quartet and…

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