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New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sun, May 19, 2013, 1:30 pm

After reading "The Inside-Outside Book of New York City," we’ll create colorful “inside-outside” picture books to express our visions of subway travel.

Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Whitman Theater

Brooklyn Sun, May 19, 2013, 1:00 pm

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) presents "Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music," an interactive screening of the Academy Award-winning movie musical "The Sound of Music."

Grounded Aerial: Sneak Peek

House of Yes

brooklyn Sun, May 19, 2013, 7:00 pm

Sneak Peek is an evening of theater, dance and aerial with enticing characters, gymnastic feats, original live music, and choreographic debuts of Grounded Aerial's new repertoire.

Oratorio Society of Queens: Puccini’s Messa di Gloria

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Queens Sun, May 19, 2013, 4:00 pm

If you thought Puccini was just an opera composer, think again. Come and hear the Oratorio Society of Queens perform the brilliant mass for chorus and orchestra, "Messa di Gloria," that Puccini wrote as a young man - on the verge of greatness!

Miss Subways Gallery Tour

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, May 04, 2013, 2:00 pm

The exhibit Meet Miss Subways: New York’s Beauty Queens 1941 – 1976 juxtaposes subway advertisements featuring 40 years of beauty contest winners with contemporary portraits and stories from the former contestants. Join the exhibit photographer Fiona Gardner on an intimate gallery tour, as she looks beyond the pretty faces and ...

Light & Sound Concerts: Glass Music Master Miguel Frasconi

Old Stone House

brooklyn Fri, May 17, 2013, 8:00 pm

Miguel Frasconi will present a solo concert using his unique glass instruments. Each composition will use a specific glass object or set of glass objects to explore a different acoustic property.

Concertante Chamber Players Performs Dohnányi

Merkin Concert Hall

Manhattan Mon, May 20, 2013, 7:30 pm

Concertante is a virtuosic chamber ensemble committed to collaboration, education, and innovation -- sharing a wide breadth of chamber music with diverse audiences.

Cantori New York presents the world premiere of “A Gnostic Passion”

Park Avenue Christian Church

Manhattan Mon, May 20, 2013, 8:00 pm

Cantori New York presents the new hour-long "A Gnostic Passion" by Doug and Brad Balliett, for chorus, soprano and instrumental ensemble.

Conrad Tao: Music of Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Meredith Monk

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, May 21, 2013, 6:30 pm

At 18 years old, Conrad Tao has already accomplished more than most classical musicians do in a lifetime. A world-class pianist, concert –level violinist and acclaimed composer (he received the ASCAP Young Composer award eight years in a row), Tao is also a Gilmore Young Artist prize winner, a U.S. ...

Strathmere Festival Orchestra: The Music of Franz Joseph Haydn

Church of Saint Joseph in Greenwich Village

Manhattan Tue, May 21, 2013, 7:30 pm

The Strathmere Festival Orchestra presents an all-Haydn program under the baton of Per Brevig, principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra from 1980-2003.

Daylighting the Water: Design for Urban River Restoration

Van Alen Institute

Manhattan Tue, May 21, 2013, 6:30 pm

Van Alen Institute presents a special conversation on urban river restoration, exploring case studies of how buried waterways can be revealed for civic life.

Gotham Chamber Opera and Missy Mazzoli Conspire

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Wed, May 22, 2013, 6:30 pm

Gotham Chamber Opera, now on its 11th season, is the nation’s leading opera company dedicated to the highest quality productions of chamber operas rarely performed today. Its mission is to produce vibrant, fully-staged productions of works from the Baroque era to the present that are intended for intimate venues. The ...