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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
2 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In: Screening #1
Photo courtesy of the Estate of Hazel Larsen ArcherDavid Vaughan, archivist of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and author of Merce Cunningham/65 Years, will introduce and screen two videos of Cunningham's Channels/Inserts in the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Joining Vaughan will be Charles Atlas, the original filmmaker. Channels/Inserts was originally choreographed especially for the first video which will be shown, and was a collaboration bet…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters
Friday, September 7, 2012
6 p.m.First Fridays at the Schomburg
Celebrate First Fridays at the Schomburg--our popular monthly social gathering that welcomes the community until 9 p.m. Explore current exhibitions, relax in the courtyard, and enjoy live music by DJ Lumumba (aka Revolution) and The Rakiem Walker Project. Designer drinks by Melba's.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
12 noonToe-Tappin' Tuesdays - Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
The Gotham Jazzmen provide your weekly dose of Dixieland favorites. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. just for the show. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, September 24, 2012
6 p.m.Songbook@LPA: Broadway's Future, featuring Paul Scott Goodman
Join us for our monthly series where we introduce to you new music by an emerging Broadway composer and lyricist, sung by Broadway vocalists. SEPTEMBER's COMPOSER/LYRICIST: Paul Scott Goodman Presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul Directed by John Znidarsic
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
12 noonToe-Tappin' Tuesdays - Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
The Gotham Jazzmen provide your weekly dose of Dixieland favorites. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. just for the show. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
2 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In: Screening #2
David Vaughan, dance historian and archivist of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, as well as the author of Frederick Ashton and His Ballets, will introduce and screen Ashton's La Fille Mal Gardée, from the 1962 BBC-TV telecast directed by Margaret Dale. The video features the original Royal Ballet cast, headed by Nadia Nerina as Lise, David Blair as Colin, and Stanley Holden as the Widow Simone. The screening will take place in the third floor screening room at the New York Public Library for…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Jerome Robbins Dance DivisionAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters
Thursday, September 27, 2012
2 p.m.Orientation and research program for teaching artists
Annual orientation and research program for the teaching artists serving as Kenan Fellows at the Lincoln Center Institute. The Fellows spend 2 terms in residence at LCI and work with the schools that participate in LCI programs. As well as the usual "how to use LPA" orientation, the program focused on their individual projects and teaching challenges. We also dicussed how they could use Martha Swope: In Rehearsal as a teaching gallery. Melissa Gawlowski Program Associate, Educational Partners…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterCollege & Graduate Students,
Early Childhood Educators,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators
6 p.m.John Cage Unbound
"The world is teeming; anything can happen." — John Cage Come celebrate the launch of NYPL's John Cage Unbound: A Living Archive with featured performances by one of Cage's pre-eminent interpreters, pianist Margaret Leng Tan. A panel discussion will follow. John Cage Unbound: A Living Archive is an online record of John Cage's work and its evolving impact on music and performance. Browse the full archive of work below ... examine a collection of manuscript excerpts housed at The New York…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Reserve Film and Video CollectionAdults
Saturday, September 29, 2012
11:30 a.m.Exhibition tour and workshop for college-level dance students
Intensive tour and gallery workshop for 26 dance students from Dean College. Using the images on display in Martha Swope: In Rehearsal, the students investigated the photographer's sense of movement and placement of dancers. They were able to identify various techniques and vocabularies based on their dance training. Students were Juniors and Seniors, so some may have been over 18. Contact: Gregory King, a professor of dance, gking@dean.edu 646-456-7695 Dean College 99 Main Street Frankl…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2:30 p.m.Con Brio Ensemble
A concert featuring Loeffler’s Two Rhapsodies, Ravel’s Sonata for Violin and Cello, and Faure’s Quartet in C minor opus 15. CON BRIO ENSEMBLE MEMBERS: Alan Hollander, oboe Anton Miller, violin Rita Porfiris, viola Hamilton Berry, cello Diana Mittler-Battipaglia, piano
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sunday, September 30, 2012
2:30 p.m.Jia-Yi He, harmonica
Jia-Yi HeA concert presented by the world-class harmonica virtuoso, with accompaniment by pianist Jenny He. Mr. He will be playing works by Liszt, Beethoven, Gang, Gershwin, and Bach
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, October 8, 2012
7:30 p.m.Who Is He? PETE TOWNSHEND in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
SOLD OUT! In Who I Am, Pete Townshend—guitarist, songwriter, singer and founding member of The Who—at last tells his story. In conversation with Paul Holdengräber, one of rock-and-roll’s biggest icons will talk about his most intimate memories; from the inner sanctum of Eric Clapton’s drug-ridden hotel rooms to the feet of Jimi Hendrix and his electric kool-aid guitar; from the first trial performance of Townshend’s rock opera, Tommy, in a London bar to setting the record with The Who as the…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, October 13, 2012
2:30 p.m.Global Rhythms
Alexander A. WuYamaha pianist Alexander A. Wu performs a new program which celebrates the heart and soul of cultures from across the continents, with music by Albeniz, Brubeck, Tan Dun, Gershwin, Hersh, Jobim, Piazzolla, and Satie. This program is presented in conjunction with the Daniel Pearl Foundation’s 11th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, celebrating Harmony for Humanity. About Daniel Pearl World Music Days: An international network of concerts that use the power of music to reaff…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
3 p.m.Big Jeff Halloween Routine
Celebrate the holiday with children's entertainer "Big Jeff" DeSmedt. For children of all ages.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years)
Sunday, October 14, 2012
2:30 p.m.L'Amore della Musica
The woodwind quintet, L'Amore della Musica performs the last movement of Schubert's Death and the Maiden quartet arranged by Simeon Loring, as well as delightful renditions of Mozart's The Magic Flute Overture, Bernstein's Candide Overture, and Gounod's Petite Symphonie.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, October 15, 2012
6 p.m.Pierrot at 100
To explore and illuminate Arnold Schoenberg’s melodrama Pierrot Lunaire on the occasion of its 100th birthday, conductor Jennifer Peterson leads her company operamission in an interactive performance of the elusive masterwork, featuring mezzo-soprano Jennifer Berkebile. The performers join Schoenberg authorities, Fred Sherry and Kenneth Slowik in both verbal and musical interplay for this unique presentation. MARIA JOHNSON - flute, piccolo CARLOS CORDEIRO - clarinet, bass clarinet DENISE STILLWE…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 20, 2012
1:30 p.m.NEW YORK OPERA FORUM presents "Adriana Lecouvreur" by Francesco Cilea.
The New York Opera Forum presents a concert version of Adriana Lecouvreur by Francesco Cilea.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sunday, October 21, 2012
2:30 p.m.Wendy Brown, mezzo-soprano and David Holkeboer, pianist
Wendy Brown, mezzo-soprano and David Holkeboer, pianist give a recital of classical and contemporary songs by Bach, Schumann, Wolf, Debussy, Bernstein, and Weill.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 27, 2012
2:30 p.m.L'après-midi en France
Megan Emigh and Riko Higuma present an afternoon of French music for flute and piano, from a charming baroque sonata by Leclair to the lush romanticism of Saint-Saens and Widor, culminating in Boulez’s Sonatine. Riko HigumaMegan Emigh
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sunday, October 28, 2012
2:30 p.m.What's Love Got To Do With It?
Leslie ForninoVocalist Leslie Fornino presents her new one-woman show, featuring songs and stories that deal with relationships and - of course - love. With Richard Danley, piano; Saadi Zain, bass; and Mike Campenni, percussion.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, October 29, 2012
6 p.m.Canceled
Songbook@LPA: Broadway's Future- The Songs of Sam Salmond
Join us for our monthly series where we introduce to you new music by an emerging Broadway composer and lyricist, sung by Broadway vocalists. Presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul Directed by John Znidarsic
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
2 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In: Screening #3
James Waring in "Two Moon Dances" (1962)David Vaughan, archivist of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and author of Merce Cunningham/65 Years, will introduce and show videos featuring the work of choreographer, dancer, and designer James Waring in the Third Floor Screening Room, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. SEATING IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Any remaining seats on the day of the screening will be available on a first come, first served basis. Coats and la…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Saturday, November 3, 2012
2:30 p.m.Fascinating Rhythm: A 75th Anniversary Concert for George Gershwin
Pianist Phillip Dyson performs works by composers including Jerome Kern, Fats Waller, and Scott Joplin and of course, George Gershwin, featuring the complete solo piano arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
6 p.m.If Love Were All: Noël Coward on Love
A program about love that's sought, found, lost, and regained through the words and music of The Master. Devised and narrated by Barry Day, featuring Anna Bergman, Amanda Squitieri, and special guests.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, November 8, 2012
6 p.m.Forgotten Melodies: The Songs of Claude Debussy (I)
Matthew OdellIn the first of a two part series celebrating the 150th year of Debussy's birth, pianist Matthew Odell and friends perform some of Debussy's familiar and rarely heard songs from the Library's manuscript collection. Mr. Odell's second performance will take place on Thursday, December 6th at 6:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
12 noonToe-Tappin' Tuesdays - Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
The Gotham Jazzmen provide your weekly dose of Dixieland favorites. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. just for the show. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, November 15, 2012
6:30 p.m.Black Classical Composers: A Piano Recital with Felipe Hall
Treat your musical senses to the sounds of international concert pianist, Felipe Hall. Special guest performer, Wilmer Wise, will accompany him on trumpet.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 17, 2012
2:30 p.m.Raj Bhimani, piano
Pianist Raj Bhimani performs a solo recital of works by Beethoven, Brahms, Brenet, and Ravel.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sunday, November 18, 2012
1:30 p.m.NEW YORK OPERA FORUM presents "La Favorite" by Gaetano Donizetti
The New York Opera Forum presents a concert version of La Favorite by Gaetano Donizetti.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, November 19, 2012
3 p.m.Program for Joffrey Ballet School
Program introducing students at the Joffrey Ballet School to the Library for the Performing Arts, with a focus on dance circulating and research materials. as an annual part of the Jazz and contemporary Dance Program. nb: combined program due to cancellation of originally schedule program (thanks to Sandy) Michael Blake, Director of Jazz and Contemporary Dance Program, Joffrey Ballet School mblake@joffreyballetschool.com
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Howard Fishman Performs Bob Dylan
Howard FishmanFifty years ago this year, Bob Dylan released his eponymous debut album. To mark the occasion, songwriter and Dylan interpreter Howard Fishman curates an evening which encourages the audience to encounter Dylan the way the world would have fifty years ago. Fishman and a roster of incredible musicians respond to Dylan salute this vibrant, working artist whose power to inspire and beguile remains - a half century later -undiminished. THE BAND Howard Fishman: Guitar, Vocals Ian Rigg…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
12 noonToe-Tappin' Tuesdays - Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
The Gotham Jazzmen provide your weekly dose of Dixieland favorites. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. just for the show. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 24, 2012
2:30 p.m.Nick Dinnerstein, cello
Nick Dinnerstein performs a recital featuring two major works for cello, both written in 1915: Sonata for Solo Cello by Kodaly and Sonata for Cello and Piano by Debussy. With piano accompaniment by Paul Jacobs.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, November 26, 2012
6 p.m.Songbook@LPA: Broadway's Future
Join us for our monthly series where we introduce to you new music by an emerging Broadway composer and lyricist, sung by Broadway vocalists. Presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul Directed by John Znidarsic TONIGHT: Will Reynolds
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
12 noonToe-Tappin' Tuesdays - Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
The Gotham Jazzmen provide your weekly dose of Dixieland favorites. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. just for the show. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
2 p.m.Before 5: The Harlem Chamber Players
The Harlem Chamber Players is a diverse collective of professional musicians dedicated to bringing affordable and accessible live classical music to people in the Harlem community and beyond. Join them as they present arrangements of some of Bach's most beautiful music as part of their new Harlem Bach Project.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro TheatreAdults
2 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In: Screening #4
On Wednesday November 28, 2012, at 2pm, in the Third Floor Screening Room at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, David Vaughan will introduce and screen Merce Cunningham’s Beach Birds For Camera as well as the original stage version of the work. The filmmaker Elliot Caplan will be on hand to talk about the making of the film. SEATING IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Any remaining seats on the day of the screening will be available on a first come, first served basis. Coats…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Saturday, December 1, 2012
2:30 p.m.Haul Out the Holly
Join musical director and composer Phil Hall and his PhilHallmonics in celebrating the songs of the season.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sunday, December 2, 2012
1:30 p.m.NEW YORK OPERA FORUM presents Mozart's "Die Zauberflote"
The New York Opera Forum presents a concert version of Die Zauberflote by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
12 noonToe-Tappin' Tuesdays - Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
The Gotham Jazzmen provide your weekly dose of Dixieland favorites. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. just for the show. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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