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Frau Höss/Fru Höss med flera

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Mon, Feb 25, 2013, 7:00 pm

Written by Gunilla Hemming (Finland, 2012) and directed by Sarah Cameron Sunde (U.S.), Frau Höss explores the lives of German women who lived behind the scenes as wives of powerful Nazi officers. What part did these loyal wives play in the Third Reich? The event is a reading.

Composers Now: A Musical Portrait of John Eaton featuring Sharon Harms, Soprano

DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Manhattan Mon, Feb 25, 2013, 7:30 pm

Eaton will discuss his work and its changes over the years during the concert, perhaps with other guest composers and performers. Following the concert the Center for Contemporary Opera and the Pocket Opera Players will present a release party for an Albany Records DVD of Eaton's latest Pocket Opera.

Jeffrey Milarsky and The Juilliard Orchestra

Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Juilliard

Manhattan Mon, Feb 25, 2013, 8:00 pm

World premiere performances of works by Juilliard student composers, chosen as "the best" this season.

Oratorio Practicum Recital

Juilliard School

Manhattan Mon, Feb 25, 2013, 8:00 pm

A recital with Julliard's Vocal Arts students participating in Oratorio Practicum.

New York City Opera: The Turn of the Screw

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Brooklyn Sun, Feb 24, 2013, 1:30 pm

Based on a ghost story by Henry James, "The Turn of the Screw" is described by director Sam Buntrock as a contemporary horror story in which “chilling events unravel a mysterious building’s terrifying past, pushing the boundaries between sanity and the supernatural.”

Original Gangsters: The Outfit

Brooklyn Public Library

brooklyn Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 6:30 pm

Released from prison after serving two years on a weapons charge, professional thief Earl Macklin (Robert Duvall) learns of his brother’s execution by the Outfit.

The Next Collective

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 10:00 pm

NEXT Collective is an ensemble of the next generation of jazz greats exploring their own interpretations of songs by contemporary artists.

Talich Quartet

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 6:30 pm

The Talich Quartet has been recognized internationally as one of Europe’s finest chamber ensembles. Performing Ravel and Debussy.

African-American and Jewish Poetry: From Images of Despair to Images of Hope

Langston Hughes-Queens Library

Queens Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 5:30 pm

An evening of poetry with actress and author Sherry Reiter and spoken-word artist and performer Barbara Bethea. The strong parallels in the poetry of African Americans and Jewish Americans will be explored and discussed.


Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 6:30 pm

Reem Fadda, Associate Curator, Middle Eastern Art, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project, and recently appointed curator for the United Arab Emirates Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, presents “The Contemporary History of the UAE Art Scene,” examining the landscape of the UAE’s vanguard artists from the mid-1970s to present.

Juilliard String Quartet

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 8:00 pm

Founded in 1946 and widely known as “the quintessential American string quartet,” the JSQ presents a farewell performance as violist Samuel Rhodes prepares to retire from the famed ensemble. Performing a program featuring two viola quintets, the JSQ welcomes guest violist Roger Tapping, who will join the ensemble in the ...

Bang on a Can at MoMA

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 6:00 pm

Bang on a Can and The Museum of Modern Art present a pair of concerts in conjunction with MoMA’s exhibition "Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925" that reveal how pioneering European composers of 100 years ago forever changed music in New York.