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Giulio Cesare

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Thu, Apr 04, 2013, 7:30 pm

The opera that conquered London in Handel’s time comes to the Met in David McVicar’s inventive production—which triumphed at its Glyndebourne premiere in 2005. The Guardian praised McVicar’s “witty, sexy, and tragic post-colonial framing of Handel’s Caesar and Cleopatra tale,” which incorporates elements of Baroque theater and 19th-century British imperialism ...

E-Moves 14

Harlem Stage

Manhattan Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 7:30 pm

Nine choreographers of this dance series have been invited back to collaborate in teams of three to create a new work. All three works will be shown each evening.

Cultural Crossroads 2: Korea Meets Greece

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 8:00 pm

The Vong Pak's Korean Drum and Dance Troupe perform Korean music and dance dressed in traditional regalia followed by Yianni Papastefanou and his ensemble in an evening of traditional music and dance from the Greek Isles.

Light & Sound Concerts Presents David Hykes and The Harmonic Choir

Old Stone House

brooklyn Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 8:00 pm

Light & Sound Concerts Presents David Hykes and The Harmonic Choir

Lifetime Arts: Memoir Writing

Brighton Beach Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 2:00 pm

Personal storytelling workshops for seniors. Registration required.

Rigoletto

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Sat, Apr 13, 2013, 8:30 pm

Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960—an ideal setting for this eternal conflict of depravity and innocence. In this production, inspired by the antics of the Rat Pack, Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke of Mantua, with Željko Lucic as ...

Subway Smarts: Work Train Cars

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Apr 20, 2013, 1:30 pm

What do a Long Island Rail Road Caboose, an electric locomotive, and the "Money Train" all have in common? This Earth Day weekend learn about the jobs these cars do to keep the world’s greenest subway system running cleanly and smoothly.

Season of Cambodia. Guitarist Kong Nay

Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan Sat, Apr 20, 2013, 8:00 pm

Master of the chapei dong vong (long neck guitar), Kong Nay caught the ear of Peter Gabriel, who presented him at Womad.

Siegfried

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Sat, Apr 20, 2013, 11:00 am

Jay Hunter Morris reprises his acclaimed portrayal of the title hero in The Ring's third installment, sharing the role with Lars Cleveman. Deborah Voigt and Katarina Dalayman alternate as Brünnhilde, Mark Delavan and Greer Grimsley are the Wanderer, and Eric Owens and Richard Paul Fink share Alberich, with Principal Conductor ...

New York City Opera: Moses in Egypt

New York City Center

Manhattan Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 7:30 pm

Opening with the "Plague of Darkness" and closing with the "Parting of the Red Sea," this rarely heard, large-scale bel canto opera tells the familiar Bible story through a libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola and music that places Rossini directly in the lineage of Mozart.

Christian Tetzlaff, Jörg Widmann & Friends: Contrasts Series

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 7:30 pm

This April, Dr. Arie-Gaifman (Director, 92nd Street Y Tisch Center for the Arts) invites violinist Christian Tetzlaff and pianist Alexander Lonquich to collaborate on Contrasts, a series which studies the work of Jörg Widmann, one of today’s most distinguished and sought-after composers, in juxtaposition with Mozart’s universally recognized musical genius.

James Gaffigan Conducts the Juilliard Orchestra

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Sat, Apr 20, 2013, 8:00 pm

American conductor and NYC native James Gaffigan leads the Juilliard Orchestra in a performance of the last of Mahler's symphonies inspired by German folk poetry, Wunderhorn.