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Gotham Chamber Opera - 2015/2016 Season
Fall 2015-Summer 2016
Through February 2016
Apollo Theater & More

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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2015-16 Season features a host of
Grammy Award winners
Through May 1, 2016

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Orchestra of St. Luke’s Announces 2015/2016 Season
Through May 20, 2016

Click here for: The Collegiate Chorale Embraces New Name - MasterVoices
And Unveils 2015-2016 Season October 15, 2015 - June 2016
New York City Center & Carnegie Hall

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Quintet of the Americas Announces First 2015-2016 Concerts
Through September 27, 2015

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The Canticum Novum Singers Announces 2015-2016 Season Performances

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The New York Virtuoso Singers Announces
2015-2016 New York City Concert Season
Through Saturday, June 4, 2016 for:

5 @ 5 Solo Piano Series Performances
11 Saturdays at 5:00 PM throughout 2015
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a new solo piano performance series curated by
intrnationally renowned pianist Mirian Conti, has announced dates and
performers for its 2015 inaugural season at The DiMenna Center for
Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan.

These recital programs will feature a world-class international pianists
exploring an array of solo piano works from the last 400 years. 2015
dates and programs are:

March 14 - Mirian Conti- $5 for 5 Composers at 5PM
March 28 - Rosa Torres Pardo - 400 Years of Iberian Keyboard
(Soler-Scarlatti, Albeniz, Falla)
April 4 - Agustin Anievas – Schubert and Chopin - sponsored by The
Abraham Foundation
April 11 - Luiz de Moura Castro - Villa-Lobos and Liszt
May 9 - Josep Colom - A Dialogue between Mozart and Chopin
May 30 - Jeffrey Biegel - Bach, Beethoven, Paderewski, Gershwin
June 20 - Enrique Graf - Uruguay and Russia and Others
September 12 - Douglas Humpherys - Sonatas from 1750s to 1950s
October 10 - Discovery Debut - TBA- Winner of the Eastman Young Artists
International Piano Competition
October 17 - Jose Garcia –Leon - Earl Wild, Poulenc, Debussy, Surinach
October 24 - Lisa Yu - Dussek, Franck, Debussy, Mussorgsky
The concerts will be given Saturdays at 5:00 PM. Admission to each event
is $5.00.

For more information or reservations, call 516-586-3433 or visit
transportation information, visit

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music | 450 West 37th Street in


Brooklyn Center’s 2015-16 Season Family Performances
November 14, 2015 at 2pm through May 15, 2016 at 2pm.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues to bring quality, affordable, and family-friendly performing arts programming to the culturally diverse communities of Brooklyn throughout its 2015-16 Season.

Brooklyn Center’s 2015-16 family programming brings in performances that span over a wide range of genres and cultures, including an awe-inspiring concert by Black Violin, an annual holiday favorite The Colonial Nutcracker, a stepping rhythmic dance show Step Afrika!, a Lunar New Year Celebration by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, the Golden Dragon Acrobats, Clifford the Big Red Dog™ – LIVE! based on the hit PBS Kids series, and Alexander Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move. Clifford the Big Red Dog™ – LIVE! will be the centerpiece of Brooklyn Center’s ninth annual National Grid Earth Day Celebration.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts |2900 Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Brooklyn Center's 2015-16 Season Music Series
Begins October 24th. 8PM.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2015-16 music series. This year's lineup includes 61st Season opener Michael Feinstein, a children's favorite Black Violin, a reimagining of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by Art of Time Ensemble, a holiday concert by Vienna Boys Choir, Robert Glasper Trio, a jazz violin virtuoso Regina Carter, and a tribute to Nat King Cole featuring Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli. These musical events reflect the artistic excellence and cultural diversity to which Brooklyn Center is dedicated.

Tickets to Brooklyn Center's music series range from $18-$65 and can be purchased at or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts' 2015-16 music series includes:

. Michael Feinstein: The Gershwins and Me

. Black Violin

. Art of Time Ensemble - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

. The Vienna Boys Choir - Christmas In Vienna

. Robert Glasper Trio

. Darlene Love

. Regina Carter's Southern Comfort

. Straighten Up & Fly Right: The Nat King Cole Tribute featuring Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts | 2900 Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Satellite Collective (name of the event)
September 3-5, 2015. 8pm.
BAM Fishman Space

Satellite Collective presents cutting edge, interdisciplinary works at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY, from September 3-5, 2015 at 8pm. Tickets are $25-$35 ($10 students) and are available at, by phone at 718-636-4100, or in person at the BAM box office. Tickets will be on sale beginning July 25, 2015.

In its second season at BAM, Satellite Collective seeks to secure its role as a leading voice of interdisciplinary art in New York City. Created specifically for the Fishman Space, Satellite Collective's September performances will employ the collaborative visions of 29 artists from across the nation. The evening will premiere post-classical music by four composers, ballet and modern dance works by three choreographers, a new animated set, two new short films, and a spoken work. By turns jubilant, mournful, violent, and tender, this diverse assemblage of artists and art forms will draw audiences through a spectrum of vibrant emotion. Damian Smith, former principal of San Francisco Ballet, is artistic advisor for the program.

The evenings include:

. "I Can Help You" - spoken word by Stelth Ulvang of The Lumineers

. "SOLO" - a dance work by Devin Alberda of the New York City Ballet

. "A Pair of Ideal Landscapes" - Dance + Film by Esme Boyce and Lora Robertson with score by Richie Greene including harp and soprano

. "Water" - a new cello composition by David Moss with soundscape by Richie Greene

. "Music for Dance" - earthy, dynamic music of the Satellite Ensemble

. "Edie Leaves Twice" - a short film by Lora Robertson with score by Ellis Ludwig Leone of San Fermin, and libretto by Creative Director Kevin Draper

. "Walled City" - Dance + Multimedia by Manuel Vignoulle (formerly of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet), Kevin Draper, Brandon Stirling Baker and Nick Jaina

"These are people who know how to produce a show." - Siobhan Burke, The New York Times

For more information about Satellite Collective, visit

BAM Fishman Space|321 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217

YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra
September 9-27, 2015.
Carnegie Hall, and other venues

YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra brings together 100 young talented musicians from 74 countries to represent their countries through music in Seven Epic Concerts, including a concert for Global Peace at Carnegie Hall, New York during United Nations week. A unique opportunity, the participating young musicians will perform on the same day their countries are represented at the United Nations during the General Assembly meetings. Presented by TURKEN Foundation with Jose Luis Gomez, Conductor, and Alexander Markov, Violin.

YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra will be the symbol of a common voice of world fraternity. It will clasp together a Palestinian musician as well as an Israeli one, leaving behind all conflicts and wars to come together in music; the orchestra will seek to be the best realization for a united world. 100 extraordinary and powerful performers of the world will create one symphonic voice.

Over 900 young musicians from 98 different countries applied to be a part of this extraordinary ensemble. Young musicians between the ages of 18 to 26 will come from a wide range of cultural, linguistic, ethnic and religious backgrounds to take part in this ensemble. Creating this festival of peace and fraternity will empower the voices of our youth, promote peace and dialogue, and raise awareness for universal youth issues.

Concerts are free public events unless otherwise noted:

September 10, 2015 at 7pm: Play For Peace Concert

Symphony Space - Peter Jay Sharp Theater


September 14, 2015 at 3pm: United Hearts Concert

Herald Square - Dedicated to the memory of the victims and heroes of 9/11

September 16, 2015 at 3pm: Hear My Nations' Voice Concert in Times Square

September 17, 2015 at 7pm: Gathering for Youth Empowerment at New York University

NYU's Skirball Hall


September 20, 2015 at 3pm: Concert For Nations' Friendship at Bowling Green Park, Wall Street

September 25, 2015 at 7pm: Community Fellowship Program at the New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue

September 27, 2015 at 8pm: Concert for Global Peace

Carnegie Hall, Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage


Featuring: Jose Luis Gomez, Conductor; Alexander Markov, Violin

Carnegie Hal l| 881 7th Ave



“Legend Of The White Snake” & “The Jewelry Purse”
September 2nd & 3rd at 8:00pm
DAVID H. KOCH THEATER (Lincoln Center)

For the first time outside of China, The China Arts & Entertainment Group (CAEG), a creative enterprise under the administration of the Ministry of Culture for the People’s Republic of China and the National Academy Of China Theatre Arts proudly present Zhang Houding (one of China’s most popular performers) with the Peking Opera at the David H. Koch Theater (Lincoln Center) at 8:00pm on September 2nd Legend Of The White Snake” and on the 3rd “The Jewelry Purse”. This historical special engagement is the fifth production in an ongoing relationship between CAEG and the David H. Koch Theater. This January 7-10, 2016, CAEG will present a new attraction, their 6th at the theater. These presentations showcase China’s historical contribution to the world of theater and art by presenting the finest in Chinese contemporary and classical performing arts to the United States.

Prior to this historical presentation – there will be a series of talks/lectures around New York City. Three have already been presented. Upcoming programs are Friday, July 17 6:30pm at Pace University by the New York Chinese Opera Society; tba later in July at the China Institute by Ben Wang; and a later one tba at Columbia University.
Zhang Huoding, is one of China’s most renowned and loved performing artists. Thanks to her melodious singing voice and her outstanding performances, not only have the elderly followed her career, the youth have given her pop star-like status. This year Zhang Huoding returned to the stage following a four-year hiatus to care for her baby. Zhang's comeback performance in Shanghai caused quite a buzz in the country. Tickets immediately sold out, and the organizer had a policy for ticket sales - one ID card to buy two tickets only. And in April, fans around the country travelled to Beijing for those immediately sold out concerts. Following her initial schooling, she entered the Tianjin Opera School. Upon graduation, she was admitted into the ZHANYOU Peking Opera Troupe in Beijing. In 1995, she transferred to the National Peking Opera Company. Her singing, acting and dancing possess the characters of the great China masters. In 2007, she performed a solo concert of symphonic opera in the Great Hall of the People, becoming the first opera performer there. A year later she joined NACTA to work as a teacher.

Tickets are: $22, $37, $57, $77, $107, & premium seats $167 plus $3 facility charge. Tickets can be purchased at the box office and at (212) 496-0600; or by Fax at (212) 580-2545 and on the web.

DAVID H. KOCH THEATER (Lincoln Center)


Coming Soon

Daby Touré
Monday October 19th, 2015. Doors 6pm, Show 7:30pm.
Joe's Pub at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette St.- at Astor Place)

Daby Touré is a child of many worlds. A musical and linguistic polyglot, Touré creates an elegant sonic mixture that merges the linguistic inflections of the six languages he speaks. His music is a puzzle whose pieces, once assembled, form a comprehensive map of the world. It builds bridges between cultures, crossing borders and gives life to a poetic language and a universal sound.

Cost: $20
For more information visit

The Public Theater | 425 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003

Felix Hernandez’ Rhythm Revue Added to Brooklyn Center’s 2015/16 Season
Saturday April 9th, 2016. 8pm.
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce the addition of renowned DJ/producer Felix Hernandez to its 2015-16 season, who will host one of his legendary Rhythm Review events at Brooklyn Center on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8pm. Rhythm Revue: A Latin Soul Celebration is the latest event added to Brooklyn Center’s lineup, which also includes season opener Michael Feinstein, a holiday concert by Vienna Boys Choir, jazz violin virtuoso Regina Carter, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love, and a tribute to Nat King Cole featuring Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at or by calling the Brooklyn Center box office at 718-951-4500.

Presented as a concert of live music and DJ’ing, not in Hernandez’s traditional dance party format, Rhythm Revue: A Latin Soul Celebration will feature the “King of Latin Soul,” Joe Bataan, in an evening that celebrates the musical genre known as Latin Soul and Boogaloo. Originating in Spanish Harlem in the 1960s, this fusion of mambo and Latin jazz with African American R&B, soul, and doo-wop resulted in a highly danceable and distinctly urban form of music that reflects the amazing multicultural fabric of New York City.

Tickets $25. For more information or advance purchase visit

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts | 2900 Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210



Opera Dolce presents “Oceans Apart, Wagner and Gomes United in Music”
Thursday, October 8th, 2015 8:00pm
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church 152 West 66th Street NYC

Opera Dolce, in collaboration with The Fourth Estate Orchestra presents the operatic and orchestral concert "Oceans Apart, Wagner and Gomes United in Music." This unique program features the work of two brilliant 19th Century composers. The great German Romantic composer Richard Wagner revolutionized Germanic operatic and orchestral music. Carlos Gomes, the Brazilian composer who took Italy by storm, was the first New World composer to be celebrated in Europe. These men came from different musical and geographic worlds, yet the selections to be presented complement each other beautifully. Operatic overtures and intermezzos will be performed by the Fourth Estate Orchestra, led by Conductor Thiago Tiberio (Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira, BBC Concert Orquestra, Hollywood Symphony). Vocal selections will be performed by soloists Andrew Costello (Cologne Opera, Carnegie Hall, Zürich Opera), Pamela Lloyd (Theater an der Wien, Czech State Orchestra, Off-Broadway) and Olga Bakali (National Opera of Greece, Opera do Brasil, Opera of Thessaloniki).

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $30 or at the door for $35. To purchase tickets, please visit or call 1-800-838-3006.

Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church | 152 West 66th Street, NYC


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