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Thursday, September 19, 2019

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A multi-award-winning Korean percussionist and composer, known for her genre-bending performances combining Korean traditional music with creative, charismatic, and modern interpretations. Learn More 

Free

¡VAYA! 63

Bobby Sanabria

Opening performance by DJ Bongohead

Friday, September 20, 2019

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Led by renowned percussionist composer, arranger, and educator Bobby Sanabria, the 21-piece multi-Grammy-nominated Multiverse Big Band kicks off the fifth season of ¡VAYA! 63. Learn More 

Free

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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Delve into the themes of the New York Philharmonic’s upcoming season with major artists and scholars. Learn More 

Free

Thursday, September 26, 2019

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Explore the newest music in today’s jazz scene from renowned Polish jazz festival, including an original commissioned work by Atrium alum Amir ElSaffar. Learn More 

Free

Thursday, October 3, 2019

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A global-minded double set filled with 47Soul’s Arabic Dabke dance music and the Afrofuturist funk of Chad native, Montreal-based AfrotroniX. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, October 5, 2019

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Ride a wave of world roots music with this fresh world roots band featuring a globetrotting mix of reggae, hip-hop, Latin music, and dancehall. Learn More 

Free

Thursday, October 10, 2019

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Afro-Cuban singer-songwriter Melvis Santa & Ashedi bring their rich palette of Latin sounds to the Atrium stage. Learn More 

Free

Atrium 360°

Voices of a People’s History of the United States 

Commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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A special performance brings to life the words of the rebels and visionaries fighting for social justice who inspired historian Howard Zinn. Learn More 

Free

¡VAYA! 63

Tito Rodriguez Jr.

Presented in collaboration with the NYU Music and Social Change Lab

Friday, October 18, 2019

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An incomparable music legacy lives on with Tito Rodríguez, Jr. and his band. Learn More 

Free

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Melanie Charles's Make Jazz Trill Again Project 

Commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Brooklyn-based artist Melanie Charles fuses her Haitian roots with jazz and soul to create an unequivocally unique blend of experimental sounds. Learn More 

Free

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Coney Island–native and cabaret chanteuse Carol Lipnik and Mexico City–based composer-performer Tareke Ortiz bring to life a Spooktacular Halloween concert of traditional and original... Learn More 

Free

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The Tune: Wandering Melodic Road

Presented in partnership with the Millennium Stage at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

International tour support provided by the Korea Arts Management Service’s Center Stage Korea program

Thursday, November 7, 2019

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All-female Korean band The Tune combines shamanistic traditional music with a contemporary sound. Learn More 

Free

Friday, November 8, 2019

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This evening of poetry hosted by Rich Villar will feature an extraordinary diversity of voices speaking out in empathy and outrage. Learn More 

Free

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Attacca String Quartet with Caroline Shaw

Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series and the White Light Festival

Thursday, November 14, 2019

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Caroline Shaw joins the dynamic Attacca Quartet for an enchanting free concert of her works, including Entr’acte, Valencia, and Learn More 

Free

Friday, November 15, 2019

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A Grammy-nominated, Puerto Rican percussionist brings powerful horns, crisp vocals, and deep rhythms to our signature salsa party series in celebration of his new album, Learn More 

Free

Thursday, November 21, 2019

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The Calypso King of the World plays an intimate acoustic set that explores his artistry and personal history. Learn More 

Free

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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Cuban jazz pianist and composer Dayramir Gonzalez blends the traditional music of Havana with the vanguard sounds of New York. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, December 7, 2019

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Recommended for Ages

2-5

Dance along at this dynamic participation play while celebrating the joys of a multicultural heritage. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, March 7, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

Recommended for Ages

2-5

An interactive, super galactic funk-inspired, rock ‘n’ roll experience for families. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, April 4, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

Recommended for Ages

2-5

A vibrant musical fusion of Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms, and rhymes. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, May 2, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

Recommended for Ages

2-5

Soaring vocals, sweet ukulele, melodic piano, and groovy bass will have you singing and dancing all the way home. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, June 6, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

Recommended for Ages

2-5

A catchy mix of joyful sounds, passion for bilingualism, and a high-energy love of music will get kids singing and dancing. Learn More 

Free