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11 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, June 1, 2015
6:30 p.m."Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly: Two Masters of Song and Dance," with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.
Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly were two very different types of dancers; Fred Astaire was the more graceful, while Gene Kelly was the more athletic. It is unfair to say one is better than the other, because they both were masters at what they did. There were, of course, other singers and dancers who appeared on stage and in films, but none were the equal of these two. In this illustrated lecture, there are many videos of both of them performing in films. Information about their lives are also inclu…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 11, 2015
6 p.m.Treasures from the Sound Archive
Great performers of the 20th century in unpublished archival recordings – a unique musical experience! Author and discographer John Francis presents historic rarities from the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, one of the world’s great public collections, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Hear Elisabeth Schumann and Ezio Pinza in song, Arturo Toscanini and Sir Thomas Beecham conducting music they never commercially released, Elisabeth Schumann and Ezio Pinza in song,…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, June 20, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Bellini's NORMA
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of NORMA by VINCENZO BELLINI. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 27, 2015
1:30 p.m.The New York Opera Forum presents Norma
The New York Opera Forum presents Norma by Vincenzo Bellini. Richard Nechamkin, director The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, July 11, 2015
2:30 p.m.Music: Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti performed by the New York Opera ForumBronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Saturday, July 25, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Donizetti's MARIA STUARDA
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of MARIA STUARDA by GAETANO DONIZETTI. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, August 8, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Puccini's IL TABARRO (Act 3) & Leoncavallo's PAGALIACCI
New York Opera Forum performs IL TABARRO (Act 3) byGIACOMO PUCCINI, and PAGLIACCI by RUGGIERO LEONCAVALLO. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 12, 2015
2:30 p.m. Music: Elektra by Richard Strauss performed by the New York Opera ForumBronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Saturday, October 3, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Strauss' ELEKTRA
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of ELEKTRA by RICHARD STRAUSS. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 17, 2015
2:30 p.m.Music: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performed by the New York Opera ForumBronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Saturday, October 24, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Mozart's IDOMENEO
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of IDOMENEO by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults

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