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Jazz at Lincoln Center

Jazz in Times Square: Alphonso Horne

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Times Square

Jazz at Lincoln Center brings New York City's hottest young jazz bands to the plaza, creating the feeling of an intimate club amidst the lights and sounds of Times Square.  Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Bart Feller, Flute | Pre-College Faculty Recital

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Flutist Bart Feller performs a Pre-College Faculty Recital. Learn More 

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New York Philharmonic

Insights at the Atrium: "Yearning for a Distant Sound: Šu for Sheng and Orchestra"

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

How do we design for older adults? Many physiological and cognitive changes occur as people age and it’s up to designers to offset them. Learn More 

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Francesca dePasquale, Violin and Jun Cho, Piano | Pre-College Faculty Recital

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Violinist Francesca dePasquale and pianist Jun Cho present a Pre-College Faculty Recital. Learn More 

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Elizabeth Chang, Violin | Pre-College Faculty Recital

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Violinist Elizabeth Chang performs a Pre-College Faculty Recital. Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Percussion Ensemble | Wednesdays at One

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Alice Tully Hall

Juilliard artists share their talent with the community in these free, hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season.  Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Double Bass Concerto Competition Finals

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

MOZART “Per questa bella mano,’ K.612, Aria for Bass and Double Bass Obbligato Learn More 

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Adelaide Roberts and Matthew Odell, Pianos | Pre-College Faculty Recital

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Pianists Adelaide Roberts and Matthew Odell perform in a Pre-College Faculty Recital. Learn More 

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Master Class with Tony Arnold

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

The art of interpretation and details of technique are explained as master artists share their wisdom with the next generation of chamber musicians. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Learn More 

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Matthew Odell, Piano | Pre-College Faculty Recital

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Pianist Matthew Odell performs in a Pre-College Faculty Recital. Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Theory and Ear Training Faculty | Pre-College Faculty Recital

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Performances by Kyle Blaha, Joanna Chao, Evan Fein, Gregory Knowles, Christina Lee, Jae Lee, Joseph Mohan, Daniel Ott, Kevin Quill, Eric Sessler, and Jennifer Underofler Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Carter, Lewis, Feldman, and Glass | AXIOM

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Alice Tully Hall

Jeffrey Milarsky conducts AXIOM. Elliott CARTER Mosaic (2004); George LEWIS Ikons (2011); Morton FELDMAN Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety (1970); Philip... Learn More 

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Master Class with Jeffrey Kahane

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

The art of interpretation and details of technique are explained as master artists share their wisdom with the next generation of chamber musicians. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Cello Concerto Competition Finals

Friday, December 6, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 2 Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

MAP Chamber Music

December 8, 2018–December 7, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Juilliard's Music Adancement Program (MAP) educates music students ages 8 to 18 every Saturday. Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Pre-College Winter Songbook

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Paul Recital Hall

Juilliard's Pre-College educates music students ages 8 to 18 every Saturday. Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

ChamberFest 2020 | Wednesdays at One

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Alice Tully Hall

Juilliard artists share their talent with the community in these free, hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season. Read the press release. Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Focus 2020 | Trailblazers: Pioneering Women Composers of the 20th Century

January 24–31, 2020

Peter Jay Sharp Theater

The Focus festival, now in its 36th year, celebrates groundbreaking women composers who paved the way for generations to comee. Co-curated by founding director Joel Sachs and Cuban-American... Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Violin Concerto Competition Finals

September 26, 2019–February 6, 2020

Paul Recital Hall

PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor Learn More 

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Master Class with Frederik Øland and Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

The art of interpretation and details of technique are explained as master artists share their wisdom with the next generation of chamber musicians. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Lab Orchestra | Wednesdays at One

December 11, 2019–February 19, 2020

Alice Tully Hall

Juilliard artists share their talent with the community in these free, hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season.  Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Student Composers Showcase

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Alice Tully Hall

Jeffrey Millarsky conducts the Juilliard Orchestra performing four world premieres by Juilliard student composers. Read the press release. Learn More 

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Master Class with Radovan Vlatković

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

The art of interpretation and details of technique are explained as master artists share their wisdom with the next generation of chamber musicians. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Learn More 

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Piano Concerto Competition Finals

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Paul Recital Hall

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Vocal Arts Honors Recital

March 21, 2019–March 19, 2020

Alice Tully Hall

Winners of the 2018-2019 Vocal Arts Honors perform in duo recital. Each year, singers from the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for... Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Vocal Arts | Wednesdays at One

December 4, 2019–March 25, 2020

Alice Tully Hall

Juilliard artists share their talent with the community in these free, hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season.  Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Pre-College Percussion Ensemble

May 11, 2019–March 28, 2020

Bruno Walter Auditorium

Pre-College Percussion Ensemble presents a free recital. Learn More 

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Photo of Harold Prince by Van Williams

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Exhibition: In the Company of Harold Prince

Sep 18 - Mar 31

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery

No one did more to define the American musical today than Harold “Hal” Prince. His resume included some of the most important titles of the past century: West Side Story, Fiddler on the... Learn More 

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The Juilliard School

Alice Tully Vocal Arts Recital

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Alice Tully Hall

Mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey and collaborative pianist Brian Zeger present the Alice Tully Hall Vocal Arts Recital.  Learn More 

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