The fourth annual Bryant Park Fall Festival presents free performances and talks from New York City’s premier ballet, modern dance, opera, rock, soul, and jazz institutions, September 16 through September 23.

Head straight from work to 6 pm performances by  Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, China Institute in America, Ballet Hispanico, the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Jazzmobile, Elisa Monte Dance, Jennifer Muller/The Works and RIOULT.

Take lunch with daytime programs from City Winery, operamission, the Rubin Museum of Art in conversation with renowned theater and opera director Peter Sellars, PuppetMobile and Vital Theatre Company.

Families can look forward to a new addition to the line-up: pre-performance interactive programs presented by Kids Club Thirteen, the new family membership program of WNET New York Public Media.  The performing arts come to life with workshops, hands-on activities, favorites from PBS kids shows, and more. 

Special food and wine pairings will be jointly offered by ‘wichcraft and City Winery at each night’s performance.