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Great Piano Quartets

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Sun, Oct 20, 2013, 5:00 pm

With the introduction of the modern piano came many firsts. Among them was the creation of an entirely new combination, the piano quartet, for which Mozart set the standard. Composers ever since have gravitated to the ensemble, and this program features two additional standouts of the genre by Turina and ...

Mixed-Up Vehicles Book

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Oct 19, 2013, 1:30 pm

Create and color your very own fantasy vehicles! Mix and match amphibious buses and trains with wings in this silly bookmaking workshop.

Libraries and Political Protest Movements

Brooklyn Public Library

brooklyn Sun, Oct 20, 2013, 1:30 pm

Librarians involved in the Wall Street, Taksim Square and Ankara protests will discuss why and how they created these libraries.

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sun, Oct 20, 2013, 4:00 pm

This quartet will be featuring compositions by Beethoven, Chopin, Reger, and Rachmaninov and English, Irish, and Scottish folk song settings.

Giant Pumpkin Carving Weekend

New York Botanical Garden

bronx Sat, Oct 19, 2013, 12:00 am

Giant Pumpkin Weighing 2,032 Pounds, Beating Last Year’s World Record Holder, will Be Transformed by Master Carvers During “Giant Pumpkin Carving Weekend”

Robert Mealy Leads Juilliard415

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Mon, Oct 21, 2013, 8:00 pm

Chaos and Order: Dance Suites from the French Baroque by Rebel and RameauRobert Mealy, director and violin Juilliard415 Members of the Yale Baroque EnsembleREBEL Les Elémens (1737-38) RAMEAU Suite from Hippolyte et Aricie (1733) RAMEAU Suite from Naïs (1749) RAMEAU Suite from Les Indes galantes (1735)Robert Mealy, "New York's world-class early music violinist" (The New Yorker) praised as "a precise, extrovert performer" (New ...

Alan Gilbert Conducts the Juilliard Orchestra

Carnegie Hall

Manhattan Mon, Oct 21, 2013, 8:00 pm

Alan Gilbert, conductor Elizabeth Fayette, violin soloistBARTOK Violin Concerto No. 1 BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7 in E Major, WAB 107Music Director of the New York Philharmonic and Director of Conducting and Orchestra Studies at Juilliard, Alan Gilbert leads the Juilliard Orchestra in their only Carnegie Hall performance of the season. ...

Angel Heart

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Manhattan Mon, Oct 21, 2013, 7:00 pm

"Angel Heart" is a musical journey through the story of a young girl who finds peace after heartbreak with the help of a petulant guardian angel. Familiar songs and lullabies interweave an original story by Cornelia Funke, which is heard over new music by composer Luna Pearl Woolf.

Edward Villella: Man Who Dances On

Barnard College-Diana Center

Manhattan Mon, Oct 21, 2013, 7:00 am

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Walter Kerr Theater

Manhattan Ongoing

If you’re looking for a musical with the laurels of Downton Abbey and the morals of a mongoose, look no further! In this new comedy of manners (well, bad manners), a potential heir sets out to remove those who stand in his way.

Run Don’t Run

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Tue, Oct 22, 2013, 7:30 pm

Choreographer Brian Brooks and company explore the spatial contradictions of bodies in rapid motion, transgressing the laws of time and space behind hundreds of cloth strands stretched across the stage.

José Antonio Mazzotti and Clayton Eshleman: Sakra Boccata

Americas Society

Manhattan Tue, Oct 22, 2013, 7:00 pm

Acclaimed poet José Antonio Mazzotti and renowned poet and translator Clayton Eshleman will read from Mazzotti’s latest collection, Sakra Boccata (Ugly Duckling Presse). Mazzotti is a Peruvian poet who has published eight books of poetry and is currently a professor of Latin American literature in the Department of Romance Languages ...