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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Guadalupe Rosales: Legends Never Die, A Collective Memory, The Moth, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    At a Solemn Musick: The Miller-Scott Organ in Concert

    Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 18, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Two classics of the organ concerto repertoire by Poulenc and Barber showcase The Irene D. and William R. Miller Chancel Organ in memory of John Scott in this first opportunity to hear the new instrument with Orchestra of St. Luke's. Alongside the installation of this world-class organ, we celebrate the centenaries of two musical giants: Parry's iconic setting of Milton's sonnet Blest Pair of Sirens marks the centenary of the death of one of England's greatest composers, ...

    Lincoln Center presents The Moth Mainstage

    Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Sat, Oct 13, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dedicated to the art of live storytelling, The Moth returns to Lincoln Center to present another enlightening edition of its popular Mainstage show at Alice Tully Hall. Essayist and New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik hosts this inspiring evening featuring a diverse group of engaging storytellers, including Frank Almond, concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and Emmy Award–winning journalist Trina Robinson.

    Guadalupe Rosales: Legends Never Die, A Collective Memory

    Aperture Photography Gallery

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - Sat, Oct 20, 2018

    Since 2015, artist Guadalupe Rosales has been building an archive of vernacular photographs and ephemera connected to Latinx culture in Los Angeles. Her projects exist as both archives of physical objects and crowd sourced digital archives, assembled on her widely followed Instagram accounts: Veteranas & Rucas and Map Pointz. Guided by an instinct to create counternarratives, Rosales tells the stories of communities often underrepresented in official archives and public memory. Rosales views her work as ...

    Jeanne Balibar: Les Historiennes

    Florence Gould Hall

    Manhattan

    Sat, Oct 13, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Bringing attention to three female French historians and their writings, French actress Jeanne Balibar presents an evening inspired by the pioneering work of Anne-Emmanuelle Demartini, Charlotte de Castelnau, and Emmanuelle Loyer. Balibar, who studied history before devoting her career to acting, esteems these three thinkers as some of the most interesting of her generation. She will present an essay by each of these women, connecting their words with parallels in her own personal history to ...

    Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique

    Carnegie Hall

    Manhattan

    Sun, Oct 14, 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    This October, Artistic Director and Conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner and his Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (ORR) return to Carnegie Hall with two all-Berlioz concerts in Stern Auditorium on the Perelman Stage. On Sunday, October 14, the program features the overture to Le Corsaire; La mort de Cléopâtre and selections from Les Troyens, Part II, Op. 5, with mezzo-soprano Lucile Richardot as soloist; and Harold in Italy, Op. 16, with violist Antoine Tamestit as soloist. Sir John Eliot Gardiner stands as an international leader in today’s musical life, ...

At a Solemn Musick: The Miller-Scott Organ in Concert

1 West 53rd Street

new york N.Y. 10019

212-664-9360

Two classics of the organ concerto repertoire by Poulenc and Barber showcase The Irene D. and William R. Miller Chancel Organ in memory of John Scott in this first opportunity to hear the new instrument with Orchestra of St. Luke's. Alongside the installation of this world-class organ, we celebrate the ...

Lincoln Center presents The Moth Mainstage

1941 Broadway

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755000

Dedicated to the art of live storytelling, The Moth returns to Lincoln Center to present another enlightening edition of its popular Mainstage show at Alice Tully Hall. Essayist and New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik hosts this inspiring evening featuring a diverse group of engaging storytellers, including Frank Almond, concertmaster of the Milwaukee ...

Guadalupe Rosales: Legends Never Die, A Collective Memory

547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor

new york N.Y. 10001

212.505.5555

Since 2015, artist Guadalupe Rosales has been building an archive of vernacular photographs and ephemera connected to Latinx culture in Los Angeles. Her projects exist as both archives of physical objects and crowd sourced digital archives, assembled on her widely followed Instagram accounts: Veteranas & Rucas and Map Pointz. Guided ...

Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique

881 Seventh Avenue

New York N.Y. 10019

2122477800

This October, Artistic Director and Conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner and his Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (ORR) return to Carnegie Hall with two all-Berlioz concerts in Stern Auditorium on the Perelman Stage. On Sunday, October 14, the program features the overture to Le Corsaire; La mort de Cléopâtre and selections from Les Troyens, Part II, Op. 5, with ...