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Britten II: Escher String Quartet

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 7:30 pm

There is a wealth of string-quartet music written by English composers, and this program includes some of the very best, ranging from the lush romantic works of Elgar to the modernist movements by Birtwistle. Featuring the Escher String Quartet.

Dialogue and Discourse: Sharon Lockhart and Katy Siegel

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 6:30 pm

Artist Sharon Lockhart and Dr. Katy Siegel, Professor of Art History, Hunter College and Chief Curator, Hunter College Galleries, speak about the exhibition "Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol."

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.”

Ezra Jack Keats Bedtime Stories

Central Library-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 7:00 pm

Share the famed work of Ezra Jack Keats with your children.

Comics Design for Teens

Clinton Hill Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 4:00 pm

Know a teen who loves superheros and comic books? Encourage them to come to the library and try their hand at making their very own in a teen workshop.


Scandinavia House

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 7:00 pm

Estonian a cappella ensemble Greip performs a concert from their repertoire of ballads, rock, and pop, as well as their own compositions that carry the history of Estonian folk music into the 21st century.

Composers Now: Songs of Christopher Berg

Trinity Church

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 1:00 pm

Naomi O’Connell, mezzo Jesse Blumberg, baritone Christopher Berg, piano

Composers Now: Farewell Letters with soprano Lucy Shelton and the Colorado Quartet

Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 7:30 pm

The Colorado Quartet bids farewell after an illustrious career of 30 years with their final New York performance. Featuring a world premiere by composer Tamar Muskal based on "Farewell Letters to the Beloved One" by Hanoch Levin (and translated from the Hebrew by Chaya Galai), the evening pairs this haunting ...

Composers Now: Uncaged In the Here and Now

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 8:00 pm

C4 's winter 2013 concert, Uncaged In the Here and Now continues the group's 'Release the Future' season with music that either comes into being before the audience's eyes or that speaks to the present moment. In Uncaged, C4 continues to propel listeners toward tomorrow through the musical innovation ...

Composers Now: [Ear Heart Music] Aventa Ensemble: Black Box What?


Brooklyn Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 8:00 pm

Ear Heart Music “has become a staple in the New York new music soundscape.” (Time Out New York) Its thoughtfully designed programs highlighting recent masterworks stimulate creative thought and instill new avenues of perspective in the listener. The consistent level of intelligent and inspiring music-making resonates in the mind and ...

OSL@DMC Sean Shepherd: New Work Preview / Q&A

DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 7:30 pm

Sean Shepherd previews his new Quintet written for St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, which will premiere at its second chamber series program, Spin Paris. The composer will share his thoughts, insights, and inspirations, and members of OSL will play excerpts from his new composition.

Juilliard Vocal Arts Honors Recital

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 8:00 pm

Duo Recital by the winners of the 2012 Juilliard Vocal Honors. Free tickets available starting Feb. 14.