Things to do this weekend in NYC May 10-May 17May 10, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
The Fall weekends are always filled with activities for New Yorkers on staycations and those visiting New York City on vacations. From music outdoors to fine art exhibits at museums, from children's activities to lectures, New York abounds with things to do! Check out what's going on in NYC this weekend, and take your pick from all of the fantastic options.
Emanuel Ax, Piano - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
Daring invention, profound emotion, sizzling virtuosity, and flowing lyricism are all key elements in this program that spans Bach to Liszt. Emanuel Ax is "an extremely satisfying pianist; he is at home in a wide variety of music, and his pianism is always thoughtful, lyrical, lustrous" (The Washington Post). Mozart's drama, Liszt's poetry, Bach's precision, and Beethoven's brio are showcased by one of the great pianists of our day.
2018 New York Music Competition Winners Concert and Ceremony - Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
Performers Program to be announced
Ann J. Kirschner, Mezzo-Soprano - Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
Performers Ann J. Kirschner, Mezzo-Soprano
Maria Farantouri - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
Maria Farantouri has been associated with legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis and his music for more than 40 years. Accompanied by a chamber ensemble, she sings some of his best-loved songs, as well as selections by other Greek composers and musical arrangements of 20th-century poetry.
Carnegie Hall Family Concert: My City, My Song - Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)
Carnegie Hall invites families to discover music from different parts of the world that can be found right in their own city. In these interactive family-friendly concerts, young audiences build basic music skills, learn songs from different cultures, and reflect on their own communities. Feel the rhythm of the city with your family through song.
Golden Key Music Festival 2018 - Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
Performers Winners Recital
MidAmerica Productions Concert Series - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
Performers Ensemble(s) to be announced
Performers Winners Concert
August Boehm, Piano - Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
Performers August Boehm, Piano
Yuja Wang, Piano - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
Gifted with mind-boggling technical skill, penetrating interpretive insight, and enough charisma to light a city, Yuja Wang is a megastar pianist. As the Los Angeles Times wrote, "She eats the world's greatest keyboard challenges for breakfast with one hand tied behind her back."