Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include the Harkness Dance Festival, Opera Lafayette, Teknopolis, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.
Revolution is in the air. A political prisoner awaits death in his cell. A woman puts herself in mortal danger to seek justice. Bouilly’s French libretto, rich with themes that are relevant today, may be familiar to many. Some will recognize music in Gaveaux’s version which foreshadows the Beethoven. From the loneliness of Florestan’s dungeon to the triumphal reunion of husband and wife, everyone will be captivated by this setting of a timeless and inspiring ...
New York Theatre Ballet's Legends & Visionaries series features three ballets from the legendary Antony Tudor: Soirée Musicale, the Pas de Deux from Romeo & Juliet and Les Mains Gauches, presented alongside two ballets from his mentee, Martha Clarke: Nocturne and The Garden of Villandry.
Join pianist Yoonie Han, Baruch art historian Prof Gail Levin, and Theodore Wiprud to explore through music and talk how art forms illuminate one another. This concert includes the world premiere of Theordore Wiprud’s Miss Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth.
Teknopolis is a three-week-long digital art installation experience in the Fisher building for ages 6+ designed to inspire creativity, connect with the future, and imagine new possibilities through interaction with technology.
Feminist Feminine, an impressive display of women artists and converging cultures spanning from the 1960s and 70s to present day, highlights an era of women who combine anger, rage and resentment with love, sexuality and seduction to create a deep everlasting physicality in art.