Posts tagged New York
6 Classical Music Concerts This Week: New York

Whether you’re visiting the big apple and searching for classical music while you’re in town or you reside in the beautiful city that never sleeps and are always itching for your classical music fix, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve listed some of the must-attend classical music concerts this week in gorgeous New York City. We’ve made it easier than ever to scout out the best classical music concerts—now you’ll just have to battle with picking among them.

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The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer HD Festival Returns For 2019

The Metropolitan Opera’s annual Summer HD Festival, presenting free outdoor screenings of operas in Lincoln Center Plaza, returns for the 11th time this summer, with one screening each night from Saturday, August 24, to Monday, September 2. The series features ten performances from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, including performances from the 2018–19 season as well as some of the most popular transmissions from past years. 

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American Classical Orchestra Announces Concerts for 35th Anniversary Season in 2019-2020

American Classical Orchestra (ACO) released its programming for the 2019-20 season—the orchestra’s 35th year of presenting historically accurate, engaging, and educational concerts led by Artistic Director and Founder Thomas Crawford. ACO performs four concerts at Lincoln Center; two salon concerts; a 35th anniversary gala benefit; a performance at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer; a family concert and instrument petting zoo in Norwalk, CT; and Cycle II of its three-year Sfzp Fortepiano Project, including a performance at New York Society for Ethical Culture.

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Best Classical Music in New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco This Weekend

It is the weekend of premieres in New York City. Pulitzer prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe created an immersive visual and musical event, which will premiere Thursday through Saturday with the New York Philharmonic as part of New York Stories: Threads of Our City. On Sunday, ECHOensemble will premiere One after two years of organic, physical research and exploration, which will include dancers and musicians.

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Who Doesn't Love Whiskey Tastings and Classical Music in a Catacomb?

The Angel’s Share, the acclaimed new concert series by Unison Media and The Green-Wood Historic Fund which features opera and chamber music concerts in Green-Wood’s remarkable Catacombs, will continue in August with programs by harpist Bridget Kibbey and twin sister piano duo Christina and Michelle Naughton. The series, which kicked off in June with the world premiere of David Hertzberg’s chamber opera The Rose Elf directed by R. B. Schlather, was praised by The New York Observer as being “everything you want opera to be...[it] shocked, confounded, disturbed, and, in the end, exalted.”

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Shanghai Orchestra Academy Students Gain Invaluable Experience in NYC

Five Shanghai Orchestra Academy students spent more than eightaction-packed days in New York City earlier this month participating in both musical and cultural exchange. In addition to performing Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade in four concerts with the New York Philharmonic as part of its annual Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, the students – called Zarin Mehta Fellows – enjoyed tours of the New York Philharmonic Archives, David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and important cultural sites including the 9/11 Memorial and Freedom Tower, Statue of Liberty, and Brooklyn Bridge.

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New World Symphony + Carnegie Hall Educational Partnership

The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS), is excited to welcome Carnegie Hall’s NYO2 for their first-ever residency in Miami, July 16-21, 2018. NYO2 is an intensive summer orchestral training program that features some of the finest young instrumentalists from across the U.S. (ages 14-17), including several South Florida musicians this summer. The NWS and Carnegie Hall, two organizations with deep commitments to education and artist training, have partnered for the first year to provide unique opportunities for NYO2. The NYO2 program is an extension of Carnegie Hall’s acclaimed NYO-USA (the National Youth Orchestra of the USA), for ages 16-19, and was created with a particular focus on attracting students from communities underserved by, and underrepresented in, the classical orchestral field.

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Michael Fabiano Stars in 2018 Richard Tucker Gala

Advance tickets are on sale for the Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s annual gala concert, one of the most highly anticipated operatic events of the season. Coming to Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Sunday, October 21 at 6pm starring tenor Michael Fabiano.

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Larisa Martínez Stars in Central Park’s Italian Celebration

Italian culture is thriving in Central Park through a unique amalgamation of artists partnering to give a free concert, “Opera Italiana is in the Air”, to an estimated crowd of more than 1,000. On July 2, a live performance of Italian opera will be projected from the Naumburg Bandshell featuring beloved arias from Verdi, Rossini, and Puccini performed by stellar artists. Most notably, the Puerto Rican soprano Larisa Martínez takes the stage. 

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How Nikita Mndoyants Believes the Best Is Yet To Come

We recently sat down with the inimitable Russian pianist Nikita Mndoyants to learn of his buzzing career in Europe. While he has been known for years in Moscow and parts of Europe, only recently has he made huge in-roads in the North American market namely winning the first prize at the prestigious 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition followed by a sold-out Carnegie Hall debut recital in 2017. 

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