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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Lutoslawski String Quartet
Named after the great 20th-century Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski, the Lutoslawski Quartet is one of the world's most ascendant international music ensembles. Traveling from Poland, they present a concert with conversation, introducing new works and revealing the creative process behind their celebrated interpretations and virtuosic performances. Reserve your general admission seat HERE (If you need assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for th…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Lost Treasures, New Discoveries: Chamber Music of Dello Joio, Varèse, and Chumbley
As The Library for the Performing Arts’ 2016-17 chamber music series nears its end, a luminary troupe of musicians excavates lost gems from the Music Division archives and shares a new work by eclectic, contemporary American composer Robert Chumbley. Flautist Lucian Rinando, cellist Sam Magill, and pianist Babette Hierholzer perform Dello Joio’s Trio for flute, cello, and piano; Edgar Varèse’s famous Density 21.5; plus the New York premiere of Chumbley's Particle I. The Library for the Perform…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 6 p.m.
Curtain Up Spoof Revue: A Celebration of Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden
The Curtain Up celebration has lasted Months – tours through the glitzy relics of Tony- and Olivier-Award winning shows; reverent conversations with White Way wardens; studious screening sessions of the important plays of our time. We’ve had enough. Forbidden Broadway’s raiding the Library! With 9 Drama Desk Awards, a Special Tony®, an Obie, a Lucille Lortel, and a Drama League Award, Gerard Alessandrini’s spoof revue has been lovingly mocking Broadway hits for over thirty years. Join us for so…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 12 noon
Gotham Jazzmen
A Concert of traditional jazz presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Auditorium doors open at 11:45 a.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 1 p.m.
The Dance Historian Is In
Dance Historian Is In: A Folk Tale - Guest host: Alastair Macaulay
A recording of this August Bournonville masterpiece, created for the Royal Danish Ballet in 1854. Seating is first come, first served. Program subject to change.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Thu, June 29
@ 6 p.m.
Yvonne Rainer's Person Place Thing
Throughout her career as a dancer, choreographer, writer and filmmaker, Yvonne Rainer has been observing and revealing meaning and power in people and events that may otherwise be unnoticed or overlooked. Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen is an interview podcast and radio show that believes people are particularly engaging when they speak not directly about themselves but about something they care about. Guests talk about one person, one place, and one thing that are important to th…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Fri, June 30
@ 7 p.m.
Library Listen Fest 2017: American Waves
Heading into Independence Day weekend join us for an evening of casual listening, featuring rarely heard historic political speeches, radio broadcasts, and music that celebrates our nation's history. The Library's Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound are the second largest sound collection in America. Captured on disks, tapes, and hard drives, a vast universe of sound is safely stored in stacks deep underneath the Lincoln Center campus. To raise awareness for these tr…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Sat, July 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
New York Opera Forum presents Don Giovanni
NEW YORK OPERA FORUM presents a concert version of Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Richard Nechamkin, muscial director The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to this program 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 de…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Mon, July 10
@ 6 p.m.
Tap Mondays In July: Dance Rewind - Tap Happening & Charlie's Angels
July is Tap Dance month here at The Library! The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the recipient of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s 2017 Tap Preservation Award, which will be presented to us during Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival. To celebrate this honor, we are screening just a few of the many tap treasures from the Library’s collections. The screenings will be held over four consecutive Mondays in July, starting on July 10 in the Third Floor Screening Room at The New…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 17
@ 6 p.m.
Tap Mondays In July: Tap Treasures from the Reserve Film and Video collection
July is Tap Dance month here at The Library! The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the recipient of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s 2017 Tap Preservation Award, which will be presented to us during Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival. To celebrate this honor, we are screening just a few of the many tap treasures from the Library’s collections. The screenings will be held over four consecutive Mondays in July, starting on July 10 in the Third Floor Screening Room at The New…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 24
@ 6 p.m.
Tap Mondays In July: Curator's Choice, by Tony Waag
July is Tap Dance month here at The Library! The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the recipient of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s 2017 Tap Preservation Award, which will be presented to us during Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival. To celebrate this honor, we are screening just a few of the many tap treasures from the Library’s collections. The screenings will be held over four consecutive Mondays in July, starting on July 10 in the Third Floor Screening Room at The New…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, July 31
@ 6 p.m.
Tap Mondays In July: Great Feats of Feet
July is Tap Dance month here at The Library! The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is the recipient of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s 2017 Tap Preservation Award, which will be presented to us during Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival. To celebrate this honor, we are screening just a few of the many tap treasures from the Library’s collections. The screenings will be held over four consecutive Mondays in July, starting on July 10 in the Third Floor Screening Room at The New…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)