29 River Terrace
(Between Chambers and Barclay Streets)
New York, NY 10004
Subway: 1, 2, or 3 to Chambers Street
Bus: M20 or M22 to North End Ave-Warren Street
September 11 Commemorative Dance Performance
Free admission (all visitors, all hours)
The Joyce Theater Foundation presents two free performances on September 10 and 11 at 5 pm in the Nelson A. Rockefeller Park. This commemoratation of the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, features performances by the Limón Dance Company with Voices of Ascension; the Paul Taylor Dance Company with Orchestra of St. Luke’s; A Song for You by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Matthew Rushing; a world premiere by Jessica Lang Dance created especially for this occasion (and featuring former Ailey dancers Clifton Brown and Jamar Roberts on alternating nights); Purcell’s Chaconne in G minor for strings performed by the Orchestra of St. Luke’s under the direction of conductor David LaMarche; musicians Yacouba Cissoko (kora) and Sam Dickey (ngoni lute); and more to be announced.
Performances take place at Rockefeller Park, located at the north end of Battery Park City, at the corners of River Terrace and Warren Streets.