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Sat, November 13
@ 2 p.m.
The Folk Music of Greece
Lecture-performance by Demetri Tashie and other artists
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, November 18
@ 5 p.m.
Balanchine on Film
Screenings from the Library's Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recording Moving Image (Dance Division)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, November 20
@ 2 p.m.
Désirée Halac, mezzo-soprano; Max Lifchitz, piano
Performance of works by Mexican composers.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tue, November 30
@ 5 p.m.
Samuel Magill, cello; Grant Johannesen, piano
Sonatas by Robert Casadesus, Carlos Chavez, and Francis Poulenc.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, December 2
@ 5 p.m.
Elaine Stritch Interviewed by John Lahr
Sponsored by the League of Professional Theatre Women
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, December 4
@ 2 p.m.
Anahid Sofian and Dancers
Dances inspired by Greek music and themes, including "Ode," a dance at twilight inspired by a Greek folk song, adapted by Vangelis; and "Greek Cabaret Dance," a spirited dance noted for its lively footwork and speedy cymbals.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, December 9
@ 5 p.m.
With Each Word Your Tenderness Grows: The Life and Lyrics of Dorothy Fields
Songwriter/jazz pianist David Lahm, the son of Dorothy Fields, and his wife, cabaret singer Judy Kreston, will perform songs by Fields as well as songs by Lahm. The program will also feature Mr. Lahm's reminiscences of his mother.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, December 11
@ 2 p.m.
The Two Worlds of Stravinsky's Orpheus
Lecture by Dr. Maureen Carr, Professor of Music Theory, Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Carr's lecture will focus on the Stravinsky/Balanchine Orpheus.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, December 16
@ 5 p.m.
Balanchine on Film
Screenings from the Library's Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recording Moving Image (Dance Division)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, December 18
@ 3 p.m.
Charles Dickens and Miriam Margolyes: A Journey
An insight into Dickens' characters, literature and travels by one of the United Kingdom's most distinguished actresses, one of Dickens' most ardent admirers.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, January 6
@ 2 p.m.
The Fugitive Kind
Screening of Sidney Lumet's film, based on Tennessee Williams's Orpheus Descending.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, January 6
@ 5 p.m.
The Fugitive Kind
Screening of Sidney Lumet's film, based on Tennessee Williams's Orpheus Descending.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, January 8
@ 2 p.m.
The Fugitive Kind
Screening of Sidney Lumet's film, based on Tennessee Williams's Orpheus Descending.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, January 13
@ 5 p.m.
Transatlantic currents in dance modernism
Claudia Gitelman will discuss her editing and annotation of the letters for publication by the University of Wisconsin Press (Liebe Hanya: Mary Wigman's Letters to Hanya Holm, 2003.) Wendy Perron, Editor of Dance Magazine and Dorothy Perron will read passages from the letters. The original letters are housed in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dance Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, January 15
@ 2 p.m.
Adam Brown, guitar; Erik Carlson, violin
Music from the film Black Orpheus and other works.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, January 20
@ 5 p.m.
Lincoln Center Artists
Assaff Weisman, piano
Works by Keren, Mozart, and Liszt
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Fri, January 21
@ 2 p.m.
Lincoln Center Artists
Anna Rabinova, violin
Performance by the New York Philharmonic violinist with guest artists Arash Amini, cello; Steven Gerber and Margarita Zelenaia, pianists. Works by Steven Gerber, Jose Luis Greco (American premiere), David Winkler (world premiere), and Margarita Zelenaia.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, January 26
@ 2 p.m.
Joy In Singing: Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
The master class will be preceded by a talk by Paul Sperry, who will give a general overview of the Library's song collections.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, January 27
@ 5 p.m.
A Conversation between Gwyn Hughes Jones and Robert Lloyd
The Welsh singers, currently appearing at the Metropolitan Opera, will talk about their work and the musical traditions of Wales.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, January 29
@ 2 p.m.
Grant Johannesen, pianist
The performance will include Sonata in F-sharp, Op. 78 (Beethoven); Sonata in B minor, Op. 58 (Chopin); Ballade Op. 19a (Faure); Six Intermezzos, Op. 4 (Schumann).
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, February 2
@ 2 p.m.
Joy in Singing: Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
Today's master class will be preceded by a short talk by Margo Garrett on "Le Papillon," an early Debussy song recently published for the first time. The manuscript is in the Library's Music Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Fri, February 4
@ 2 p.m.
Lincoln Center Artists
Bruno Eicher, violin; Nancy Wu, violin; Ronald Arron, viola; Gerald Kagan, cello; Susan Kagan, piano
Works by Mozart, Raff, and Schubert. Mr. Eicher and Ms. Wu are members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Mr. Kagan was a member a the Orchestra from 1963-2002.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, February 5
@ 2 p.m.
Not So Ridiculous: The Theatrical World of Charles Ludlam
Panel discussion with David Kaufman, Leandro Katz, Lola Pashalinski, and Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt. Moderated by Joe E. Jeffreys. With a special performance by Black-Eyed Susan.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, February 9
@ 2 p.m.
Joy In Singing: Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
Today's master class will be preceded by a short talk on Pauline Viardot by Jamie Ard.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, February 10
@ 5 p.m.
Performing Arts of Asia and the Middle East
Live on Stage: A Century and a Half of Theater in Egypt
Lecture by Dr. Mona Mikhail
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, February 12
@ 2 p.m.
The Music of Norman Dello Joio and John Musto
Performance by Jacquelyn Wagner, soprano; Albert Lee, tenor; Michael Barakat, baritone; Christopher Oldfather, pianist. The Norman Dello Joio Papers are housed in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Music Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, February 16
@ 2 p.m.
Lincoln Center Artists
Jon Manasse, clarinet; Bruno Eicher, violin; Nancy Wu, violin; Désirée Elsevier, viola; Susan Kagan, piano; Kevin Murphy, piano
Works by Beethoven, Bruch and Dvorák performed by members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, February 19
@ 2 p.m.
Back in the Day... 'Til Now: Disco's Lasting Legacy
A panel exploring the history and impact of Disco. Panelists include Mel Cheren, Johnny Dynell, Michael Fesco, and Chi Chi Valenti. Moderated by David Noh.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Joy In Singing: Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
Today's master class for young singers will be preceded by a short talk by Judith Kellock on Alma Mahler.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, February 24
@ 5 p.m.
A is for Arlen, or, Did He Write that, Too?
Musical entertainment by Barry Day performed by Klea Blackhurst, Eric Comstock, Barbara Fasano, and Steve Ross
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, February 26
@ 2 p.m.
Waltz of My Heart: The Life and Work of Ivor Novello
Screening of a musical entertainment created for the Library by Barry Day and first performed in the Library's series in November 2001. Later performed at the First Cardiff International Festival of Musical Theatre in Wales. The February 26 program is a screening of the premiere performance, featuring Barry Ingham, Lorna Dallas, and members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, March 2
@ 2 p.m.
Joy In Singing: Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
Today's master class for young singers will be preceded by a short talk by Paul Sperry on Pierre Bernac, the French singer with whom Mr. Sperry studied. Mr. Sperry was instrumental in helping the Library to acquire many of Bernac's manuscripts. Included in the collection are several original manuscripts by Francis Poulenc.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, March 3
@ 5 p.m.
Opera for a New Dance: Gluck's Orfeo and Ideas of Choreographic Modernism
Lecture by Dr. Lynn Garafola
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, March 5
@ 2 p.m.
New Dance in Wales
Screenings of new work in Welsh contemporary dance.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, March 9
@ 2 p.m.
Joy In Singing: Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
Today's master class for young singers will be preceded by a short talk by Danielle Woerner on composer Otto Luening. The Otto Luening 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
Thu, March 10
@ 5 p.m.
The Play's the Thing: The Theatrical Life of Margaret Webster
Lecture by Milly Barranger, author of Margaret Webster: A Life in the Theater (University of Michigan Press, 2004).
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, March 12
@ 2 p.m.
Perilous Stuff: Margaret Webster's Production of Othello with Paul Robeson and Uta Hagen
Lecture by Milly Barranger
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Mon, March 14
@ 5 p.m.
Margaret Webster Remembered
A program of readings and reminiscences in celebration of the centennial of one of the theatrical giants of the Twentieth Century. Participating artists include Marian Seldes.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, March 16
@ 2 p.m.
Joy In Singing: Art Songs and Commentary with Paul Sperry
Today's master class for young singers will be preceded by a short talk by Robert Osborne on Henry Cowell. 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
Sat, March 19
@ 2 p.m.
Lincoln Center Artists
Light-Water-Sound-Heat: A Concert-Video Presentation
Gregory Zuber, percussion; with Patricia Zuber, flute and Thomas Kovachevich, artist. Works by Druckman, Farr, Kovachevich (premiere), Takemitsu, and Zuber. Gregory Zuber is Principal Percussionist, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. The Jacob Druckman 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
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