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Saturday, April 26, 2003
3 p.m.Poetry in Music: Two American Song Cycles
Lecture by Ethan Sperry with performance by Paul Sperry, tenor, and Robert Beaser, composer/pianist.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 29, 2003
4 p.m.Lanny Paykin, cello; Janet Montroy, piano
Works by Bach, Beethoven, R. Strauss and Frank Levy.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, May 1, 2003
6 p.m.Haavard Gimse, pianist
Performance by one of Norway's premiere pianists features works by Grieg (excerpts from Peasant Dances, Op. 72; and Lyric Pieces; Beethoven (Sonata, Opus 27 "Moonlight," and Chopin (24 Preludes, Opus 28).
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, May 3, 2003
3 p.m.Redefining Collaboration: The Partnership of Merce Cunningham and John Cage
Lecture by Roger Copeland
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 6, 2003
3 p.m.Laura Hamilton and Friends
Quartets by Mozart and Faure performed by Laura Hamilton (Associate Concertmaster, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), violin; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; David Heiss, cello (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra); and John Churchwell, piano.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, May 8, 2003
6 p.m.Susanna Eyton-Jones, soprano; Frank Daykin, piano
Vocal recital based on the Library's manuscripts.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, May 10, 2003
3 p.m.Cage/Haiku
A lecture by James Pritchett that presents composer John Cage's work in the context of Japanese aesthetics.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, May 15, 2003
6 p.m.Winners of the Lotte Lenya Competition
Songs performed by prize-winning singers.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, May 22, 2003
6 p.m.An Evening of Music by W.A. Mozart
Mozart's music performed by Juliette Kang, violin (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra); Ann Kim, violin (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra); Desiree Elsevier, viola (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra); Nancy Wu, viola (Associate Concertmaster, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra); Tom Kraines, cello; Steve Williamson, clarinet.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, May 29, 2003
6:30 p.m.Grant Johannesen, piano
With special guest artist Lindsay Killian, soprano. Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Chavez, David Diamond, Faure, and R. Strauss.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, June 5, 2003
6 p.m.Khachaturian
World premiere screening of a new documentary about composer Aram Khachaturian, born June 6, 1903. Produced by Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., for the Kuhn Foundation.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Friday, June 6, 2003
3 p.m.Samuel Magill, cello, with Juliet Kang, violin and Linda Hall, piano
The musicians are Metropolitan Opera artists.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, June 7, 2003
3 p.m.Original Cast Recordings panel
Panel related to recordings of the musical theater.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, June 12, 2003
6 p.m.Traditonal Dances of Egypt
Lecture by Magda Saleh. Videotapes of Egyptian dance will illustrate Dr. Saleh's talk.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, June 14, 2003
3 p.m.Halim El-Dabh In Conversation with Denise Seachrist
The Egyptian-born composer will be interviewed by the author of The Musical World of Halim El-Dabh (Kent State University Press, 2003). The program will also feature a performance on piano by Mr. El-Dabh of three of his wokrs: "Arabyaat," "Ifriqiyaat," and "Misryaat."
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Thursday, June 19, 2003
6 p.m.Nimet Habachy
Ms. Habachy will lecture on "Music's Journey from Cairo to Moorish Spain and Beyond."
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, June 21, 2003
3 p.m.Lucien Rinando, flute
Solo recital.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, June 26, 2003
6 p.m.Morocco and the Casbah Dance Experience
Morocco and her company will present a performance of the dances of Egypt.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, June 28, 2003
3 p.m.Outrageous Heart: An Afternoon with John Wallowitch
The composer will talk about his work and perform his songs.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, August 12, 2003
2:15 p.m.Holiday Songbook @LPA: Part 2
A concert of new holiday music presented by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists. Directed by John Znidarsic and co-sponsored by Arts and Artists at St. Paul.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, August 13, 2003
4:15 p.m.Holiday Songbook @LPA
A concert of new holiday music presented by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists. Directed by John Znidarsic and co-sponsored by Arts and Artists at St. Paul.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, September 25, 2003
6:30 p.m.An Evening with Barbara Carroll
The legendary jazz/cabaret pianist/vocalist will perform songs by Vernon Duke. Double bass player Jay Leonhart will be on the program.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, September 27, 2003
3 p.m.Winona Fifield, violin; Nathan Fifield, piano
Performance of works by Henry Cowell, Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. The Henry Cowell Papers are housed in the Library's Music Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, September 30, 2003
4:15 p.m.Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes
Illustrated lecture by Jane Pritchard, co-curator of the exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, followed by a discussion with dance historian Lynn Garafola. Presented in collaboration with the American Friends of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 2, 2003
6 p.m.Everything Was Possible: The Birth of the Musical "Follies"
A talk by Ted Chapin based on his new book, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Mr. Chapin, President and Executive Director of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, began his career as a directorial assistant on the original Broadway production of "Follies" and other shows.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 4, 2003
3 p.m.Hanna Lachert, violin
Beethoven sonatas performed by the New York Philharmonic violinist.
High Bridge LibraryAdults
Thursday, October 9, 2003
6:30 p.m.A Centennial Tribute to Vernon Duke
Music by Vernon Duke, performed on the eve of his centennial. Artists include pianists Richard Rodney Bennett and Scott Dunn, with special guests Kay Duke Ingalls (the composer's widow), Linc Milliman (double bass) and singers Pinky Winters and Angelina Reaux.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 11, 2003
3 p.m.Walk a Little Faster: History and Reconstruction of the Vernon Duke/E.Y. Harburg Musical Revue
Lecturer-performer Anna Wheeler Gentry will discuss her work reconstructing the 1932 show. With performance by Ms. Gentry and pianist Vicki Ohl.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, October 14, 2003
3 p.m.Songs from Cabin in the Sky and other Vernon Duke Musicals
Constance Green, soprano; Ellen Lang, mezzo soprano; Irwin Reese, tenor; John Shelhart, bass, will perform songs from Vernon Duke's best known musical and other shows. The singers are members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 18, 2003
3 p.m.Adam Brown, guitar
Performance of works by Chavez, Bach and Britten. The Library's Music Division houses the Carlos Chavez Collection.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 23, 2003
6 p.m.Grant Johannesen, piano
A performance of works by Prokofiev with commentary by the artist, one of the major American musicians to have toured the Soviet Union during the 1960s.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, October 25, 2003
3 p.m.An Afternoon with Donald Saddler
Mr. Saddler, who choreographed Doris Day to Vernon Duke's music in the film April in Paris, will talk about his work on the 1952 film, which will be screened.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, October 27, 2003
5 p.m.You Took Me By Surprise: The Unknown Show Music of Vernon Duke
With Max Wilk, narrator; Michael Lavine, music director; Ellen Hanley, George S. Irving and other special guests. Ms. Hanley and Mr. Irving appeared with Bette Davis in Vernon Duke's musical Two's Company.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, October 30, 2003
5 p.m.Shakespeare Without Words: Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet
Lecture by Richard Philp, Editor Emeritus, Dance Magazine.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, November 5, 2003
2 p.m.Judith Kellock, soprano; Xak Bjerken, piano
Songs by Hugo Wolf
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 8, 2003
2 p.m.Backwards and Forwards: Influence and Originality in Prokofiev's Operas
Lecture by Scott Eyerly
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, November 13, 2003
12 noonIn Custody
Screening of a film directed by Ismail Merchant.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Cotton Mary
Screening of a film directed by Ismail Merchant.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
5 p.m.An Evening with Ismail Merchant
Lecture and reminiscences by the great producer/director, who is half the internationally renowned Merchant/Ivory team.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Friday, November 14, 2003
7 a.m.The Mystic Masseur
Screening of a film directed by Ismail Merchant.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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