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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 ...

Attacca Quartet in Recital

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Tue, May 07, 2013, 8:00 pm

This concert marks the 20th annual Lisa Arnhold Memorial Recital as a presentation by Juilliard of its graduate quartet-in-residence, the members of which serve as teaching assistants to the celebrated Juilliard String Quartet.

jill sigman/thinkdance

The Invisible Dog

Brooklyn Tue, May 07, 2013, 7:30 pm

Choreographer Jill Sigman’s new performance work, last days/first field, is a full evening movement and planting event set to a live score for voice and electronics by Kristin Norderval.

John Cage: Water Walk

Spectrum NYC

Manhattan Tue, May 07, 2013, 8:00 pm

John Cage’s athletic Water Walk is the centerpiece of the program. Written in 1959, John Cage's Water Walk is scored for a number of objects, including bathtub, rubber duck, prepared piano and five radios. It was originally premiered on the Italian TV show Lascia O Raddoppia.

Colin Stetson

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Wed, May 08, 2013, 7:00 pm

Colin Stetson established himself as an intensely original solo composer and performer in 2011 with the release of the widely acclaimed New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges. Judges ended up on countless year-end lists and emphatically proved that Stetson’s approach to solo saxophone transcends niche or genre; a unique and ...


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 ...

Jaime Laredo and Friends

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Wed, May 08, 2013, 7:30 pm

Susie Park, Ida Kavafian, Sharon Robinson, David Shifrin, and Benjamin Hochman join Jaime Laredo for a program of Dvorak, Brahms, and Franck.

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

Manhattan Wed, May 08, 2013, 7:30 pm

The Grammy-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing two beautiful and rarely performed works by Giya Kancheli and Reinhold Gliere at Carnegie Hall.

The Asian Burlesque Spectacular

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Thu, May 09, 2013, 6:00 pm

Calamity Chang , Sukki Singapora and Jen (Thirsty Girl) Gapay are set to hold a Burlesque Show like never before. Known to be three of the most influential names in modern burlesque, these international superstars have chosen New York to host “The Asian Burlesque Spectacular": the biggest Asian burlesque ...

Dialogues des Carmélites

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Sat, May 04, 2013, 11:30 am

In one of the Met’s greatest productions, Poulenc’s masterpiece makes a rare return to the repertory with a fine cast led by Patricia Racette, Felicity Palmer and Isabel Leonard. Louis Langrée conducts this dramatic work with one of the most haunting final moments in opera.

Petschek Piano Recital Debut: Zhang Zuo, piano

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Thu, May 09, 2013, 8:00 pm

Pianist Zhang Zuo, Winner of the 2013 Petschek Piano Recital Award, will perform.

Blondie of Arabia

Culture Project

Manhattan Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 8:00 pm

"Blondie of Arabia" tells the true story of an American woman’s bicycle journey through the heart of the Middle East, alone.