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Attacca Quartet and Caroline Shaw (center)

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Atrium 360°

Attacca Quartet with Caroline Shaw

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

Thursday, November 14, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

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

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

¡VAYA! 63

Edwin Bonilla: INFINITO

Opening Set by DJ Josè Calderon

Presented in collaboration with the NYU Music and Social Change Lab

Friday, November 15, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

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 

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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

Chamber Music Recital

November 18, 2018–November 17, 2019

Morse Recital Hall

Juilliard chamber music ensembles present engaging programs of masterpieces from the chamber music repertoire. Learn More 

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New York Philharmonic

Lincoln Center Moments

Monday, November 18, 2019

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Presented in Collaboration with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Kaleidoscope, an ensemble of New York Philharmonic Teaching Artists, will present a free performance-based program... Learn More 

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Thursday, November 21, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

The Calypso King of the World plays an intimate acoustic set that explores his artistry and personal history. 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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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

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

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Monday, December 2, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

Warm up with the infectious Haitian-Colombian rhythms of Strings N Skins at this Winter’s Eve dance party. 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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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

A deeply personal memoir about a deaf boy growing up, his deaf grandfather growing old, and Ludwig van Beethoven the year he was blindsided by deafness and wrote his iconic sonata.  Learn More 

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Thursday, December 5, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

Enjoy hilarious stand-up comedy in between sets by the talented Willerm Delisfort Trio.  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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Paige Hernandez

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Saturday, December 7, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

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

Free

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Atrium 360°

Karuna Trio featuring Hamid Drake, Adam Rudolph, and Alexis Marcelo 

Presented in collaboration with Continuum Culture & Arts

Thursday, December 12, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

Witness the musical project of Hamid Drake and Adam Rudolph—two master percussionists revolutionizing the world music scene—and pianist Alexis Marcelo, who lends his soulful New York... 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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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Thursday, December 26, 2019

David Rubenstein Atrium

International DJ Rich Medina has turned his young love for music into a celebrated career as a platinum-selling record producer, recording artist, and poet. From the legendary nine-year run of his... Learn More 

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Thursday, January 2, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

The “singer with a strong, lustrous tone and an amiably regal presence onstage” (New York Times) shares songs from her new album, Intuition. Learn More 

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Thursday, January 9, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” the Brooklyn-based composer and guitarist showcases signature performative and multimedia excerpts from her... 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

Sasha Scolnik-Brower, Conducting

May 17, 2019–January 16, 2020

Bruno Walter Auditorium

Sasha Scolnik-Brower conducts in a free recital. Learn More 

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

¡VAYA! 63

Los Cumpleaños

Opening Set by Zona Libre (Modrums + DJ tres dos)

Presented in collaboration with the NYU Music and Social Change Lab

Thursday, January 23, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

Tropical rhythms from Colombia are infused with psychedelic soundscapes at this danceable, one-of-a-kind musical experience. Learn More 

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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Exhibition: Archive in Motion

July 15 - Jan 25

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Vincent Astor Gallery

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division celebrates its 75th year with an exhibition that charts its history and the establishment of international dance archival practices through the display of... Learn More 

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David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Thursday, January 30, 2020

David Rubenstein Atrium

The “multiracial jam army” (Rolling Stone) returns with their “caramelizations” to renovate Gershwin’s masterpiece for the 21st century.  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 

Free

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 

Free

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 

Free

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 

Free