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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include “Carnegie Hall Selects: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2,” MoMa’s striking exhibition of “Fotoclubismo: Brazilian Modernist Photography,” Restart Stages’ “BAAND Together Dance Festival,” and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    Correspondences

    Correspondences

    Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre

    Westchester

    Fri, Aug 13, 2021 - Sun, Aug 22, 2021

    After a successful premiere in Manhattan’s Astor Place, LEIMAY continues its in-person events with the Queens borough and Upstate premieres of "Correspondences," an outdoor performance based, public art installation in Queens’ Socrates Sculpture Park and Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre, created by multidisciplinary Colombian and Japanese born duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya featuring their New York City-based LEIMAY Ensemble. "Correspondences" is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of ...

    BAAND Together Dance Festival

    BAAND Together Dance Festival

    Restart Stages at Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Tue, Aug 17, 2021 - Sat, Aug 21, 2021

    Five of New York City’s most acclaimed dance companies—Ballet Hispánico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem—will perform on the same stage at the first "BAAND Together Dance Festival" in Damrosch Park as part of Restart Stages, the new outdoor performing arts center constructed on the Lincoln Center campus to champion the city’s cultural and economic revival. The Festival is made possible by CHANEL and is a project of ...

    Tippet Rise on Tour: August Festival

    Tippet Rise on Tour: August Festival

    Tippet Rise Art Center

    Thu, Aug 19, 2021 - Sun, Aug 22, 2021

    Tippet Rise Art Center recently announced the details of its digital summer event "Tippet Rise on Tour: August Festival," which will premiere seven short performance films between August 19 and 22. The new films feature classical music performances captured at unusual locations across the country, from a tractor barn in Colorado and Ensamble Studio’s Cyclopean House in Massachusetts to the Noguchi Museum in New York City. Since Spring 2020, Tippet Rise has produced or co-produced more ...

    Carnegie Hall Selects: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

    Carnegie Hall Selects: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

    Carnegie Hall

    Fri, Aug 13, 2021 - Fri, Aug 20, 2021

    Between 1909 and 1942, Rachmaninoff made nearly 100 appearances at Carnegie Hall. His debut on November 13, 1909, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra featured his own Second Piano Concerto, which has since become his most frequently performed work at the Hall. In this film from 1973, Herbert von Karajan leads the Berlin Philharmonic with soloist Alexis Weissenberg in "Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2" live at the Berlin Philharmonie. The concert is part of "Carnegie Hall Selects," a new series of free ...

    Fotoclubismo: Brazilian Modernist Photography, 1946–1964

    Fotoclubismo: Brazilian Modernist Photography, 1946–1964

    Museum of Modern Art

    Manhattan

    Sat, May 08, 2021 - Sun, Sep 26, 2021

    "Fotoclubismo" explores the unforgettable creative achievements of São Paulo’s Foto-Cine Clube Bandeirante (FCCB), a group of amateur photographers whose ambitious and innovative works embodied the abundant originality of postwar Brazilian culture. Although their work was heralded around the world in the 1950s, it subsequently faded from view. This is the first museum exhibition to present this fascinating moment in photography’s history to audiences outside of Brazil. Photography was a hobby for most FCCB members: on weekdays, group ...

Carnegie Hall Selects: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

881 Seventh Avenue

New York N.Y. 10019

2122477800

Between 1909 and 1942, Rachmaninoff made nearly 100 appearances at Carnegie Hall. His debut on November 13, 1909, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra featured his own Second Piano Concerto, which has since become his most frequently performed work at the Hall. In this film from 1973, Herbert von Karajan leads the Berlin Philharmonic with ...

Fotoclubismo: Brazilian Modernist Photography, 1946–1964

11 West 53rd Street

new york N.Y. 10019

2127089400

"Fotoclubismo" explores the unforgettable creative achievements of São Paulo’s Foto-Cine Clube Bandeirante (FCCB), a group of amateur photographers whose ambitious and innovative works embodied the abundant originality of postwar Brazilian culture. Although their work was heralded around the world in the 1950s, it subsequently faded from view. This is the first ...