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Classical Music in New York City This Week - May 13-May 20

May 13, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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From the New York Philharmonic to churches and smaller concert halls, you'll find the best of New York's classical music in City Guide's calendar. When it comes to acoustics, famous destinations like Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center are world-class attractions and we've got every upcoming performance listed in our system.

Classical Music | Pieces by Beethoven and Stravinsky and more for violin - Club Free Time
May 13, 2018 - New York

Youngsoo Jang, violin. Program Beethoven (1770-1827) Violin Sonata no.2 in A major op.12 Young Jo Lee (b.1943) Honzanori Stravinsky (1882-1971) Duo Concertante Wieniawski (1835-1880) Souvenir De Posen

2018 Bang on a Can Marathon at NYU Skirball - NYU Skirball Center
May 13, 2018 - New York

The Bang on a Can Marathon at NYU Skirball is 10 hours of FREE, live music. Featuring Terry Riley; Bang on a Can All-Stars with special guests Eric Berryman, Todd Reynolds, and Gyan Riley; Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields) and Sam Davol; Val Jeanty and Ravish Momin; Mazz Swift and Therese Workman; Xenia Rubinos and Marco Buccelli; Contemporaneous; Eliza Bagg; David Friend; ETHEL; FLUX; Maya Beiser and Kate Valk; NYU Contemporary Ensemble/Jonathan Haas; Robert Osborne; So Percussion; Vicky Chow; and more! Full lineup: www.bangonacan.org Free Presented by Bang on a Can http://bangonacan.org info@bangonacan.org 718-852-7755

New England Symphonic Ensemble - Carnegie Hall
May 13, 2018 - New York

Performers: New England Symphonic Ensemble Peter Tiboris, Paul T. Plew, and Craig Zamer, Conductors Susanne Burgess, Soprano Shirin Eskandani, Mezzo-Soprano With participating choruses

Adelphi Orchestra - Bohemian Rhapsody - Good Shepherd Faith Presbyterian Church
May 13, 2018 - New York

The ADELPHI ORCHESTRA Presents: “Bohemian Rhapsody Gala” in New York City Dvorak, Mahler, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns Sunday, May 13 2018 Good Shepherd Faith Presbyterian Church, New York, NY The Adelphi Orchestra, now in its 64th season of Music for All, presents “Bohemian Rhapsody” under the baton of Principal Conductor Richard Owen on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00 PM, Good Shepherd Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC. Bohemian Rhapsody features a diverse program presenting the critically acclaimed baritone Andrew Cummings in Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder. Saint-Saëns’s Introduction & Rondo capriccioso in A minor will be performed by 2016 Adelphi Orchestra Young Artist Competition winner, Nathan Meltzer, who in 2017 at age 17 became the youngest violinist to attain first place in the Windsor Festival String Competition. The program opens with Dvo?ák’s Carnival Overture and dramatically concludes with the beautiful Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64. All Proceeds go to the Young Artist Program.

Natalie Douglas Tributes: Ella - Birdland
May 14, 2018 - New York

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that singer Natalie Douglas will return to the historic music room with more "Tributes!" On Monday, April 9 at 7pm, she will celebrate the music and magic of the one and only Elvis Presley.Natalie Douglas - the acclaimed vocalist hailed as "a true, true star" by BBC London Radio, "a true force of nature" by The Times (UK), "sensational" by Time Out New York, "a monstrous talent" by Next Magazine and "simply everything" by The Daily News, - will return to her home perch at Birdland Jazz Club with a new monthly residency as part of Jim Caruso's Broadway@Birdland Series with another edition of her hit series entitled "TRIBUTES." One Monday each month, Natalie will perform a new tribute show.

Classical Music | St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble performs Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn - Club Free Time
May 14, 2018 - New York

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble Program Mozart (1756-1791) Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 (1772) Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Concerto for Violin in D Minor (1822) Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Serenade for Strings, Op. 48 (1880) About the Performers Orchestra of St. Luke's grew out of a chamber ensemble that gathered in the Church of St. Luke in the Fields in Greenwich Village in 1974. Now St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble consists of 22 virtuoso artists with a diverse repertoire spanning Baroque to contemporary. The Ensemble forms the artistic core of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, one of America's foremost ensembles. less

New York International Music Competition - Carnegie Hall
May 15, 2018 - New York

Performers: Winners Recital Xuanxiang Wu, Piano Guest Artists: Joyous String Ensemble

Live Piano Karaoke with Julian Velard - Sid Gold's Request Room
May 16, 2018 - New York

With a style The Sunday Times calls "catchy but complicated; a surprisingly rare combination," Julian Velard is piano-pop tunesmith recalling Stephen Sondheim or Randy Newman at the peak of their talents. With 4 albums of original material under his belt, he's toured internationally alongside the likes of Jamie Cullum, Paul Carrack, and Amy Macdonald. His quirky, native new york, piano-man sound has found its largest audience in Holland, where he headlined Amsterdam's legendary venue, Paradiso. His comedic timing and musical stylings have made him a regular on The Howard Stern Show and NPR's Ask Me Another.

Winners of the 'Young Virtuosi' Hungarian TV Competition - Carnegie Hall
May 16, 2018 - New York

Music of Georgia Shreve - Carnegie Hall
May 17, 2018 - New York

Performers: Manhattan Contemporary Chamber Ensemble Richard Auldon Clark, Conductor Howard Cass, Piano Chris Gekker, Trumpet Jessica Fishenfeld, Soprano Tracy Cox, Soprano Daniel Curran, Tenor Timothy McDevitt, Baritone

Rondo Young Artist Vanguard Competition First Place Winners Concert - Carnegie Hall
May 17, 2018 - New York

Rondo Young Artist is an international music competition and non-profit organization that brings young talent to world-renowned concert stages. First-place winners perform in piano, strings, vocal, and ensembles.

Happy Hour Piano Karaoke with Mark Piro - Sid Gold's Request Room
May 18, 2018 - New York

Sid Gold's Request Room now features Happy Hour Piano Karaoke on Fridays! Start your weekend off with a song! With Mark Piro at the keys! Check out Mark's song list!

Consurgence of Doves - The Stone
May 18, 2018 - New York

Cornelius Dufallo and Jennifer Choi (violins) Lev ?Ljova? Zhurbin (viola) Yves Dharamraj (cello) John King (oud) The Secret Quartet with John King on oud perform the premiere of King?s book of quintets Consurgence of Doves.

Free School Concerts: Taylor 2 Dance Company - BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Through May 18, 2018 - New York

Orchestra of St. Luke's pairs with Taylor 2 of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance for a free concert for kids, mixing exciting music and modern dance.

Live Piano Karaoke with Leslie Goshko! - Sid Gold's Request Room
May 19, 2018 - New York

Leslie Goshko (Huffington Post Comedy) is the host and creator of the monthly storytelling series, Sideshow Goshko, which has been hailed as a Time Out New York and New York Times "Critics' Pick", and also noted as "a well-programmed night" by the New York Times.Sideshow Goshko has been featured on TruTV'sImpractical Jokers, NPR'sSnap Judgment, and inThe New Yorker.Her cabaret show "An Old-Fashioned Piano Party with Leslie Goshko" is heralded as a Time Out New York "Critic's Pick" and she served as the musical director for NY1 anchors Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter's live show at 92Y, "Pat and Jamie's NY." And thanks to the support of many Internet voters, she performed with the cast of Hairspray on Broadway. https://www.lesliegoshko.com/

Kayhan Kalhor and Friends - Schimmel Center
May 19, 2018 - New York

Following last season's sold out performance, Kayhan Kalhor returns for another stellar evening. One of today's most exciting and creative artists, Kalhor is a soulful master of the kamancheh, the Persian spiked fiddle and an ambassador for Persian music. Adored worldwide for his enthralling performances, Kalhor is known for his stirring improvisations, exquisite compositions, and extensive collaborations with artists including Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, Brooklyn Rider, Kronos Quartet, Osvaldo Golijov, Ghazal Ensemble, and orchestras around the world.

Pre-College Symphony - Peter Jay Sharp Theater/the Juilliard School
May 19, 2018 - New York

Pre-College Orchestra - Peter Jay Sharp Theater/the Juilliard School
May 19, 2018 - New York

Wall to Wall: Leonard Bernstein - Symphony Space
May 19, 2018 - Upper West Side

Symphony Space celebrates the legacy of one of the greatest musical figures with an eight-hour marathon event of music, dance, film, and conversation that explores the many facet's of Leonard Bernstein's creative life.

Binghamton Philharmonic presents 'Tchaikovsky 5' - Broome County Forum Theatre
May 19, 2018 - Binghamton

Great Performers 2017/18 - Lincoln Center
Through May 19, 2018 - Bronx

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson, who won a Grammy for his 2008 recording of the complete Beethoven sonatas, brings his "inimitable blend of sensitivity and raw strength" (Cleveland Plain Dealer) to Beethoven's most cherished sonatas. From the powerful "Pathétique" and dramatic "Appassionata" to the dazzling "Waldstein" and lyrical "Moonlight," Ohlsson's deep emotive force is perfectly suited to Beethoven's timeless—and temperamental—masterworks. The Program ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 ("Pathétique") iTunes Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 ("Appassionata") iTunes Sonata in C major, Op. 53 ("Waldstein") iTunes Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 ("Moonlight") iTunes "Titan among the titans of the piano." – San Francisco Classical Voice "Few live up to Beethoven's label for the ideal more than pianist Garrick Ohlsson." – Cleveland Plain Dealer "A sound so lush it almost glistens." – Seattle Times

Live Piano Karaoke with Julian Vela - Sid Gold's Request Room
Through May 30, 2018 - New York

With a style The Sunday Times calls "catchy but complicated; a surprisingly rare combination," Julian Velard is piano-pop tunesmith recalling Stephen Sondheim or Randy Newman at the peak of their talents. With 4 albums of original material under his belt, he's toured internationally alongside the likes of Jamie Cullum, Paul Carrack, and Amy Macdonald. His quirky, native new york, piano-man sound has found its largest audience in Holland, where he headlined Amsterdam's legendary venue, Paradiso. His comedic timing and musical stylings have made him a regular on The Howard Stern Show and NPR's Ask Me Another.

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