This multidisciplinary institution promotes performing, visual and literary arts through classes and performances for a wide range of audiences. Founded to promote issues of Jewish values and American pluralism, the Y now promotes a diverse roster of programs.
Alarm Will Sound is a 20-member ensemble dedicated to the creation, performance, and recording of today's music. It is an advocate for innovative work by established and emerging composers, especially works that incorporate theatrical and multimedia elements.
Alice Tully Hall is home to the Chamber Music Society and the Great Performers series. The New York Film Festival is also held annually at Alice Tully Hall. Designed by Pietro Belluschi, the 1,096-seat theater is an intimate room for chamber music.
ACMA provides performance opportunities for non-professional classical musicians (soloists and groups) via monthly recitals and occasional concert events.
Founded by Gabriela Granados, American Bolero Dance Company's mission is to preserve and present the many forms of Spanish dance and music. Its repertory encompasses Flamenco, Classical and Regional Folkloric Spanish dances, Escuela Bolera, and Zarzuela. ABDC operates its Spanish Dance School in Astoria at Sol Dance Center, offering classes for adults and children. ABDC’s ongoing Flamenco dance and music performance series “Tablao Flamenco” also takes place in Astoria at The Chian Federation.
The American Classical Orchestra celebrates classical music performance on authentic instruments, specializing in repertoire from the 17th to 19th centuries.
New York City's Period Instrument Orchestra
Founded in 1977, American Composers Orchestra is the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the creation, performance, and preservation of music by American composers. Through concerts at Carnegie Hall and other venues, recordings, educational programs, New Music Readings, and commissions, ACO identifies today‚ brightest emerging composers, champions prominent established composers as well as those lesser-known, and increases awareness of the infinite variety of American orchestral music.
American Opera Projects commissions, develops and presents new opera and innovative opera projects.