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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, November 14, 2003
12 noonHeat and Dust
Screening of a film produced by Ismail Merchant. Directed by James Ivory.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
3 p.m.Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Screening of a film directed by Aditya Chopra. Produced by Yash Chopra (India: Yash Raj Films, 1995).
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 15, 2003
12 noonKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Screening of a film directed by Karan Johar. Produced by Yash Johar and Karan Johar for Yash Raj Films (India, 2001).
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
4 p.m.Saathiya
Screening of a film directed by Shaad Ali. Produced by Yash Chopra for Yash Raj Films (India, 2002)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, November 20, 2003
5 p.m.Samuel Magill, cello; Scott Dunn, piano; Lucian Rinando, flute
Chamber music of Vernon Duke and Sergey Prokofiev, including Duke's Tema con variazioni for flute, cello and piano (1930) and Concerto in C for cello and piano (1946); and Prokofiev's Sonata in C major, op. 119 for cello and piano (1949).
Riverside LibraryAdults
Saturday, November 22, 2003
2 p.m.Music of Silk and Bamboo: Sizhu Music of Southern China
Performance by Music From China, with traditional Chinese instruments.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Monday, November 24, 2003
5:30 p.m.An Evening with Bobby Short
Mr. Short will perform music by Vernon Duke. Tickets, which are free, are required for this event and will be distributed, one per person, from 4:30 pm on the day of the performance, at the Library's 111 Amsterdam Avenue (just south of 65th Street) entrance.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, December 4, 2003
5 p.m.Writing in Motion: Body - Language - Technology
Lecture/performance by Kenneth King
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, December 11, 2003
5 p.m.Art Songs of Vernon Duke and Libby Larsen
Performance featuring songs by Vernon Duke and by Libby Larson
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, December 18, 2003
5 p.m.Norman Dee, flute; Josephine Chan Yung, piano
Works by Bach, Debussy, Ibert, Kauder and Schumann
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, January 6, 2004
10:15 a.m.Screenings of LAND OF COTTON, TROUBLE ON FASHION AVENUE, and THE GLOBAL ASSEMBLY LINE
LAND OF COTTON 1936, 9 minutes Produced by Louis de Rochemont for The March of Time TROUBLE ON FASHION AVENUE 1982, 60 minutes Directed by Claude Beller and Stefan Moore THE GLOBAL ASSEMBLY LINE 1985, 58 minutes Directed by Lorraine Gray Part of the series Cover/Art: Perspectives in Fashion Fridays at 2:30 p.m. September 24; October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, January 8, 2004
5 p.m.Shylock
Written and performed by Gareth Armstrong. "Armstrong is nothing short of incredible... It is an exceptional piece of theatre. Everyone should see it." -- Independent (London) on Sunday
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Friday, January 9, 2004
3 p.m.Shylock
Written and performed by Gareth Armstrong.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Thursday, January 15, 2004
4 p.m.Music of Franz Schubert
Performance by Ming-Feng Hsin, violin; Nancy Wu, violin; Ronald Arron, viola; Gerald Kagan, cello; Leigh Mesh, double bass; Susan Kagan, piano. The program will feature Trio for piano and strings, No. 2 in E-flat major D 929; and Quintet for piano and strings in A major, D 667 ("Trout").
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, January 17, 2004
12 noonAlvin Ailey: A Portrait
A panel featuring Sarita Allen, Carmen de Lavallade, Hector Mercado, Dorene Richardson, Dudley Williams. Moderator: Zita Allen
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
3 p.m.The Magic Carpet of Touring
A panel featuring Stanley Plesant, Paul Szilard, William Hammond, Calvin Hunt, Chenault Spence. Moderator: Liz Thompson. The participants will tell the tale of how the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater blazed a path across the continents to become one of America's most successful and long-lived touring companies.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Thursday, January 22, 2004
5 p.m.Music by Arnold Schoenberg and Alban Berg
Performance by Susanna Eyton-Jones, soprano; Mayuki Fukuhara, violin; Shem Guibbory, violin; Veronica Salas, viola; Michael Finckel, cello; Frank Daykin, piano; Allen Shawn, speaker. Composer Allen Shawn is the author of Arnold Schoenberg's Journey. Berg's Sieben Fruhe Lieder (1907) and Schoenberg's String Quartet #2, Op. 10 will be performed.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Saturday, January 24, 2004
2 p.m.Cabin in the Sky: Georgi Balanchivadze, Vladimir Dukelsky, Boris Aronson and Katherine Dunham's Afro-Americana
Lecture by Constance Valis Hill
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, January 28, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, January 29, 2004
5 p.m.Grant Johannesen, pianist
Performance of works by Claude Debussy
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, January 31, 2004
2 p.m.Guy Livingston, pianist
Performance of works by George Antheil. The Library's Music Division houses the George Antheil Music Manuscript Collection.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 4, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, February 9, 2004
5 p.m.The Importance of Being Earnest
Estelle Parsons will direct a reading of Oscar Wilde's play, with which Sir John Gielgud was closely associated as director and as John Worthing. The cast will include Douglas Sills as Algernon Moncrieff, Henry Stram as John Worthing, Estelle Parsons as Lady Bracknell, Simon Jones as Canon Chasuble, Melissa Leo as Miss Prism, Katie Macnichol as Cecily, Laurie Williams as Gwendolen, and Denis Holmes as Merriman/Lane.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 11, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 18, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 19, 2004
5:30 p.m.The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde
Lecture by Merlin Holland (Wilde's grandson) based on his new book
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, February 21, 2004
2 p.m.Balanchine in Paris
Lecture by Lynn Garafola
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 25, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Thursday, February 26, 2004
5 p.m.Before the New York City Ballet: George Balanchine in the 1940s
Lecture by Nancy Reynolds
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, February 28, 2004
1 p.m.Lillian Gish, a Dedicated Life: Her Art, Her Friendships, Her Country
Screening of Irene's Worth one-woman show, which premiered at the Library on March 6, 1997. The program was created for the Library with the assistance of Sir John Gielgud, a great friend of Ms. Worth's. Sir John appeared with Lillian Gish in Hamlet in New York in 1936.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
3 p.m.A Tribute to Ellen Terry
Screening of Irene Worth's one-woman show, which premiered at the Library on December 2, 1997. The program was created for the Library with the assistance of Sir John Gielgud. Ellen Terry was Sir John's great aunt.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 3, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, March 4, 2004
5 p.m.Poetry in Motion: Stravinsky and Balanchine's Musical Bond, a lecture with performance by Charles M. Joseph
Igor Stravinsky and George Balanchine were joined by a deep musical bond. Not only did the composer understand dance, but perhaps more importantly the choreographer was a knowledgeable musician who identified with Stravinsky's musical intentions. The coherence that both artists brought to their work stems from a mutual understanding of each other's art form. Balanchine was well versed in music theory and often turned to composition as a way of expressing himself. A few of his short compositions…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 6, 2004
2 p.m.Merce Cunningham: The Modernizing of Modern Dance
Lecture by Roger Copeland based on his new book.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 10, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 13, 2004
2 p.m.Budd Schulberg Interviewed by Robert Armin
Mr. Schulberg will talk about his work as a writer of Hollywood screenplays, television dramas, and Broadway musicals (What Makes Sammy Run?).
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 15, 2004
5 p.m.An Evening of Anton Chekhov
Readings of scenes from plays by Chekhov with which Sir John Gielgud was associated. Directed with commentary by Lawrence Sacharow. Performers: Tom Bloom, Robert Sean Leonard, Lizbeth Mackay, and Jennifer Westfeldt.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 16, 2004
2 p.m.Laura Hamilton, violin; David Heiss, cello; John Churchwell, piano
Works by Beethoven and Mozart will be performed. A sketch of the Beethoven piece ("Archduke" trio) in the composer's hand, is one of the great treasures of the Library's Music Division. Ms. Hamilton and Mr. Heiss are members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 17, 2004
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 20, 2004
1:30 p.m.A Chopin Master Class with Byron Janis
The distinguished pianist will conduct a public master class with five students. Mr. Janis will devote approximately one half-hour to each student. This program is associated with the series honoring Sir John Gielgud, who had a particular affection for the music of Chopin. Students include pianists Michael Berkowsky; Andrew Le; Natalia Lavrova; Daniel Spiegel; and Lu Wang.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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