Daily Archives: October 10, 2013

  • BAMboo!

    Grab the kids and stuff the sarcophagi full of candy at BAM’s 12th annual Halloween block party! Sphinxes, snakes, and Cleopatras gather for an afternoon of ancient Egypt themed games, candy giveaways, and costume contests, and activities.

  • Hugh Laurie with the Copper Bottom Band

    Hugh Laurie performs in support of his new album, Didn’t It Rain. The album explores the American heartland and it includes songs dating back to early pioneers W.C. Handy (‘St. Louis Blues’) and Jelly Roll Morton (‘I Hate A Man Like You’) to more recent artists such as Dr. John (‘Wild Honey’) and Alan Price of The Animals (‘Changes’).

  • Tell-Tale Tales: An Introduction to Edgar Allan Poe

    Spinner of such classics as “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Raven,” Edgar Allan Poe’s works frighten delightfully, even today. We’ll learn about his life and work in the 1800s and re-tell some of his most famous tales and poems. Finally, using some very dark (arts and crafts) materials, we’ll create our own sinister ravens.

  • American Composers Orchestra Season Opening Concert 10th Anniversary Celebration

    American Composers Orchestra (ACO) opens its 37th season – and the 10th anniversary season of its signature Orchestra Underground series – on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 7:30pm at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall. The season-opening concert, titled Adding Fuel to the Fire, features the world premiere of Peter Fahey’s A Mirror to Kathleen’s Face and the New York premiere of Fred Lerdahl’s Spirals. Julia Wolfe’s multimedia work Fuel and Christopher Theofanidis’ Bassoon Concerto complete the program.

  • In the Spirit: A Benefit Concert for the Garrison Institute’s 10th Anniversary

    Presenting the NYC premiere of Philip Glass’s Songs of Milarepa with Gregory Purnhagen & Nelson Padgett and * Pomerium * Riyaaz Qawwali * Foday Musa Suso * Omar Faruk Tekbilek * Wu Man with the Scorchio Quartet.

  • The Chamber Music Society Opening Night: Strings Celebration

    Opening Night 2013 features a thrilling display of music for strings, including Tchaikovsky’s colorful Serenade, Mendelssohn’s stately Sinfonia, and Bartók’s folk-infused Divertimento. An impressive roster of CMS artists joins forces to kick off the Chamber Music Society’s 45th season. Program Mendelssohn Sinfonia No. 13 in C minor for Strings (1823) Tchaikovsky Serenade in C major […]