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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.


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.

Summer Arts Open House @ BAX April 20

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Sat, Apr 20, 2013, 1:00 pm

Come to the open house on Saturday, April 10 from 1-3 pm to get a chance to see the space, meet Theater specialist Paul Leopold and program director Andrew Jannetti, ask questions and REGISTER for the summer program.

Baby Got Bach at 92nd Street Y

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Sun, Feb 10, 2013, 10:00 am

Baby Got Bach is a series of interactive concerts for kids up to age 6. Hosted by world-renowned pianist Orli Shaham.

New York Philharmonic Ensembles

Merkin Concert Hall

Manhattan Sun, Apr 21, 2013, 3:00 pm

It's the New York Philharmonic. Just a bit more intimate. There’s something different about our chamber concerts. Each instrument, each note, each nuance is showcased. You won’t find a more intimate performance anywhere. We call it the Ensembles. You’ll call it an unforgettable experience.


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Whitman Theater

Brooklyn Sun, Apr 21, 2013, 3:00 pm

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) welcomes Ballet-théâtre atlantique du Canada, performing the New York City premiere of their full-length contemporary ballet, "Amadeus." This piece touches on themes of isolation, envy, and the solitary life of the outsider.

Subway Advertising

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sun, Apr 21, 2013, 3:00 pm

This guided tour will examine the colorful history of subway advertising, as seen in the museum’s vintage cars and the current exhibit on “Miss Subways.”