Jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater won a Grammy Award for her CD tribute to singer Billie Holiday. She is now paying tribute to Holiday on stage at the Little Shubert Theatre in “Lady Day,” a biographical portrait of the tragic jazz icon told largely through her music. Rafael Pi Roman recently spoke with Ms. Bridgewater about this play and her own fascinating career.
A tour of the exhibition “William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain” at the Bard Graduate Center on West 86th Street. Rafael Pi Roman in conversation with jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater. This Week at Lincoln Center: the 45th season of the Chamber Music Society. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from The Jewish Museum.
“Strings Celebration” opens the Chamber Music Society’s 45th season at Alice Tully Hall on October 17th. Drawn from a large international and intergenerational roster, and including current and former CMS Artists, the performers will present works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, and Bartók.
Some highlights of the latest arts and culture news: previews of exhibitions from The Jewish Museum; Alexis Rockman at the Drawing Center; Bombay Jayashri at Carnegie Hall; from Shakespeare’s Globe theater in London “Twelfth Night” and “Richard III” with an all-male company; the Donmar Warehouse version of “Julius Caesar,” with an all-female cast; and eight new works by San Francisco Ballet.