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Saturday, May 2, 2015
2:30 p.m.Gary Dranch & Friends
A concert of German clarinet quintets: Paul Hindemith: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, opus 30 (1923) Johannes Brahms: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, opus 115 (1891) Gary Dranch, clarinet Mayuki Fukuhara, violin 1 Theresa Salomon, violin 2 Sarah Adams, viola Lawrence Zoernig, cello
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, May 4, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - The Man with the Golden Arm
Ol' Blue Eyes on Screen: FILM - The Man with the Golden Arm Directed by Otto Preminger 1955, 119 minutes With Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak Special thanks to Vicky Preminger 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 s…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. 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
7 p.m.Road to the Tonys
Looking forward to Broadway’s big night? Join the Library for the Performing Arts and special guests for an evening of theater trivia and Tony history. See an actual Tony Award statuette from the Library’s collections, plus other rare materials and ephemera related to the winners, nominees, and hosts, past and present. Reserve your seat HERE starting April 5 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entra…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Thursday, May 7, 2015
6 p.m.Meredith Monk: 50 Years in New York City
The Library for the Performing Arts and Q2 Music present an evening honoring Meredith Monk, the trailblazing composer, singer, director/choreographer, and creator of new opera, music-theater works, films, and installations. Ms. Monk returns to the Library, the home of her archive, for a conversation about her current and past work. Join Ms. Monk, as she reexamines her own manuscripts, recordings, and other materials from her fifty-year career in New York City. Reserve your seat HERE starting Ap…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, May 9, 2015
2:30 p.m.Silent Clowns Film Series
Silent Clowns Film Series Films TBA Live piano accompaniment for all films by Ben Model 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 p…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, May 11, 2015
6 p.m.LEAGUE OF PROFESSIONAL THEATRE WOMEN: Oral History Project Donald Corren Interviews Judy Kaye
A conversation with prominent women in theatre, as part of the League’s ongoing series that chronicles and documents the contributions of significant women in theatre. 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.…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. 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, May 14, 2015
6 p.m.Frank Sinatra with Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Four-time Academy Award winner Sammy Cahn wrote more words for Sinatra to sing than any other songwriter. Harvey Granat, singer, producer, and music historian will sing some of the greatest Sinatra/Cahn classics, accompanied by David Lahm. 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 r…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Friday, May 15, 2015
7 p.m.Frank Sinatra Singalong Show and Tell
The Frank Sinatra songbook truly is the American songbook. Many of us have warm family memories of humming along with Frank in the kitchen as we prepared holiday meals or gathered around the television to watch our favorite Sinatra TV specials and films. The Library for the Performing Arts’ collection includes many one-of-kind artifacts related to Sinatra hits, from Kander and Ebb’s manuscripts for “New York, New York” to Frank Loesser’s sketches for Guys and Dolls. Come see these rare materials…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Saturday, May 16, 2015
2:30 p.m.Amanda Maier: Brahms' Forgotten Friend
Virtuoso violinist Elmira Darvarova and pianist Linda Hall present a recital honoring Amanda Maier, the Swedish composer and violinist who advised and collaborated with Johannes Brahms. Enjoy Maier’s rarely heard Sonata in B minor, Brahms’ Sonata No. 3 in D minor, and the beloved Sonata in A major by César Franck. 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 ti…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, May 18, 2015
6 p.m.Songbook: Broadway's Future
A concert of new music by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists. Presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul and directed by John Znidarsic. 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 2…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. 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, May 21, 2015
8 p.m.George Perle Centennial Celebration
Join pianists Michael Brown, Michael Boriskin; cellist Fred Sherry; the Da Capo Chamber Players; the Sylvan Winds; plus students from Juilliard for a concert celebrating the 100th birthday of the innovative and influential American composer George Perle. Hear performances of Perle’s most beloved chamber works, see Perle manuscripts from the library’s collection, and hear memories from Perle’s colleagues and friends. Reserve your seat HERE starting April 21 (For assistance with online reservati…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. 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, May 27, 2015
1 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In: Cunningham Rarities
David Vaughan will introduce and screen early films of work by Merce Cunningham, including the solos Variation and Changeling, the duet from Suite for Five, and the group dance Springweather and People. This program takes place in the Third Floor Screening Room.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Thursday, May 28, 2015
6 p.m.An American Ballet Theatre Selfie Session
Founded in 1940, American Ballet Theatre has defined excellence in American dance for 75 years. During this anniversary season, with tours, exhibitions, and gala performances, ABT will be celebrated upon the world’s grandest stages. For this Selfie Session, ABT dancers will provide an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek at the life of this illustrious company - the unadorned rehearsal studios, the dressing rooms, the tour buses, and the shoe fittings. Join us for this rare look backstage at America…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, May 30, 2015
2:30 p.m.Peace of Heart Choir
Founded shortly after the September 11 tragedies, the all-volunteer Peace of Heart Choir is committed to promoting healing, diversity, community bonding, and mutual understanding through music. Join the choir for an uplifting afternoon of songs from many cultures, including works from the Library for the Performing Arts’ collections. 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 p…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, June 1, 2015
6 p.m.Ever Green: Amanda Green Celebrates Her Father Adolph Green
Having written music and lyrics for Hands on a Hardbody, High Fidelity, and other Broadway projects, Amanda Green is one of the most exciting songwriters working today. She is also the daughter of Adolph Green, the legendary lyricist of On the Town, Peter Pan, and Singing in the Rain. Amanda Green joins NYPL Theatre Curator Doug Reside for a conversation comparing her writing process with her father’s. See manuscript material from both father and daughter, and enjoy live performances of Green so…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, June 4, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - High Society
Ol' Blue Eyes on Screen: High Society Directed by Charles Walters 1956, 107 minutes With Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Louis Armstrong, Celeste Holm 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 212.642.0…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, June 8, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - Pal Joey
Ol' Blue Eyes on Screen - Pal Joey Directed by George Sidney 1957, 111 minutes With Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, June 11, 2015
6 p.m.Treasures from the Sound Archive
The Library for the Performing Arts is home to one of the greatest public collections of sound recordings in the world. Author and discographer John Francis shares historic rarities from the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archive of Recorded Sound, featuring unpublished archival recordings of classical music by some of the great performers of the 20th century. Hear Arturo Toscanini and Sir Thomas Beecham conducting music they never commercially released, Igor Stravinsky conducting Glinka and talking ab…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, June 13, 2015
2:30 p.m.Vista Lirica
The chamber music ensemble Vista Lirica performs music by Debussy, Berg, Brahms, and others. The name 'Vista Lirica' is taken from Italian and means 'lyric perspective.' Inspired by 19th century, nature-centric luminaries, such as Beethoven, Schiller, and Brahms, Vista Lirica regularly presents events in tandem with environmental organizations, in addition to traditional concerts. Join us for an afternoon of music celebrating the beauty of nature. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, June 15, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - A Hole in the Head
Ol' Blue Eyes on Screen: A Hole in the Head Directed by Frank Capra 1959, 120 minutes With Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones, Thelma Ritter 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, June 20, 2015
10:30 a.m.Sinatra on the Radio
Enjoy listening to rarely heard recordings of radio broadcasts featuring Frank Sinatra, including excerpts from Sophie Tucker’s private recording collection and a special 1945 V.J. Day show with Bob Hope, Meredith Wilson, and Orson Welles. This recording is from the Library's Rodgers and Hammerstein Archive of Recorded Sound. Reserve your seat HERE starting (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entran…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
2:30 p.m.Charles Jones in Concert
Pianist Charles Jones performs works by Beethoven, Scriabin, Ginastera, and Chopin. 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 last m…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
1 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In: Bolt, a ballet by Alexei Ratmansky to a score by Dmitri Shostakovitch
David Vaughan will introduce and screen a September 2006 performance by the Bolshoi Ballet of Ratmansky’s new version of this work, originally choreographed by Fyodor Lopukhov in 1931. In the Third Floor Screening Room. Seating is limited. First come first serve.
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