Dave Liebman has recreated the Miles Davis trumpet solos for soprano saxophone. He said about this project, “Exchanging the soprano sax for the trumpet allows me to shape the music in some ways, but the specter of Miles is always there."
Children are invited on stage to trigger the sounds, images, music and colors that make up this enchanting world as three dancers take the role of kindur (“sheep” in Icelandic) to guide audiences on an immersive, magical adventure.
The Quintet of the Americas will present "A Celebration of Queens Composers." The program will feature woodwind quintets by Beata Moon (a resident of Forest Hills) and James Cohn (who lives in Douglaston), "The Stuff of Comets" by Dylan Glatthorn (Astoria), tangos by Christopher Caliendo (Jackson Heights) and the premiere ...
New York based orchestra Ensemble 212 (two-one-two) presents a spring concert featuring the World Premiere of 2012-13 Composer in Residence Daniel Felsenfeld's Bad Coffee Serenade for Violin & Chamber Orchestra with acclaimed violinist Jennifer Choi.
Day four (Saturday, March 23) of the New Directors/New Films Festival features: "Emperor Visits the Hell" by Luo Li, "Küf" by Ali Aydin and "Soldate Jeannette" by Daniel Hoesl. Also, a program of shorts.
Verdi’s Shakespearean masterpiece returns with José Cura in the title role, opposite Krassimira Stoyanova as Desdemona and Thomas Hampson as Iago. Alain Altinoglu conducts.Approximate running time 3 hrs. 1 min.Production: Elijah Moshinsky Set Designer: Michael Yeargan Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall
Soprano Diana Damrau tackles Verdi’s eternal heroine for the first time anywhere in Willy Decker’s inspiring production. Plácido Domingo expands his repertoire to sing the baritone role of Germont, Violetta’s tormentor.
Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts host the Ultima Vez's 25th anniversary performance of "What the Body Does Not Remember."Artistic Director Wim Vandekeybus debuted with Ultima Vez in 1987, stunning the dance world at the time winning a Bessie for this "brutal confrontation of dance and music." In 2013, ...
"Young Moses" is a hilarious re-telling of the story of Passover, featuring an angst-ridden teenage Moses with an identity crisis, an eccentric Miriam who plays timbrel in the All-Slave Orchestra, and a giddy, child-friendly approach to life.