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Sonic Tapestry

Clark Studio Theater

Manhattan Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 7:30 pm

This vocal octet’s name only hints at how much it shatters all preconceived notions of choral singing. A leading incubator for new a cappella music, the ensemble has gleaned inspiration from experimental and world traditions, including Tuvan throat singing, yodeling, Korean p’ansori, and Sardinian cantu a tenore.

Brahms the Master

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 7:30 pm

In the last decade of his life Brahms made the decision to stop composing, but the dazzling playing of a virtuoso clarinetist inspired him to write again. This program celebrates his late masterworks, providing a vivid portrait of Brahms in his mature glory.

Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

Manhattan Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 6:30 pm

This season, Inside Chamber Music explores eight of the greatest pieces of the chamber music repertoire. Bruce Adolphe leads an exploration of these treasured works with live performances by CMS Artists.

Mannes Sounds Festival at Czech Center New York

Bohemian National Hall

Manhattan Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 7:00 pm

As part of the 2014 "Mannes Sounds" festival, Mannes College The New School For Music will present a concert in collaboration with the Czech Center featuring Mannes's talented young artists. The program will include Dvořák's Songs for soprano and Dumka and Furiant for piano, op. 12; Liebermann's Gargoyles for piano; ...

How Like an Angel (U.S. Premiere)

James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary

Manhattan Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 7:30 pm

Six acrobats soar to the overtones of sacred song in this exhilarating collaboration between Australian avant-garde circus troupe Circa and renowned early-music choir I Fagiolini. Buoyed by Renaissance motets, medieval monody, South African gospel, and contemporary music, the experience evokes both celestial weightlessness and corporeal limitation as awe-inspiring stunts unfold ...

St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble: Through the Looking Glass

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 7:30 pm

Hear treasured masterpieces refracted through the musical imagination of a different composer. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 is interpreted for chamber ensemble, Schubert’s monumental Octet shows his admiration for Beethoven’s Septet, and Roberto Sierra draws inspiration from the Schubert Octet for his newly-commissioned work.PROGRAM BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. ...

Jerusalem Quartet: Intimate Brahms

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 7:30 pm

The soul of Brahms is in his chamber music. It is Brahms at his most personal and most powerful. The Jerusalem Quartet, Inon Barnatan, Sharon Kam and Hsin-Yun Huang invite you to immerse yourself in this master’s music—and rediscover the composer you’ve always loved.

Late Night Rose

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

Manhattan Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 9:00 pm

At the core of chamber music lies the intimate connection between musician and listener, and Late Night Rose concerts embody this spirit. Enjoy classics and novelties of the chamber repertoire in a cabaret-style setting with a complimentary glass of wine, hosted by Patrick Castillo.

Marmalade! Claire Parsons Co.

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 10:00 am

Choreographed by Claire Parsons (Sweden, 2013) with music by Mikael Svanevik (Sweden). A delicious sensory performance about meeting, mixing, and blending! Alongside Mira and Viktor, young audiences experience an exquisite visual performance of pictorial and tactile poetic movements and circus activities.

The Decalogue

Walter Reade Theater

Manhattan Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 7:30 pm

In this masterwork of modern cinema, initially aired as a series on Polish television, influential filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski brings his Solidarity-era characters face to face with the Bible’s Ten Commandments. The complete cycle of 10 self-contained, hour-long “episodes” will be shown in 35mm over the course of a weekend, making ...

White Light Conversation

Walter Reade Theater

Manhattan Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 3:45 pm

What are the roots of compassion? Is morality an innate human trait? Is it unique to humans? In this multidisciplinary discussion with leading artists, scientists, and theologians, we consider these questions along with the role of art and religion in the evolution of morality.

Peter Cincotti

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 8:00 pm

Peter Cincotti, singer-songwriter-pianist and native New Yorker, began playing piano at the age of three. By the age of 18 he was being called “one of the most promising singer-pianists of the next generation” by the New York Times. In 2003, Peter’s debut album reached #1 on the Billboard ...