2017 Season

Past Events

Opening Skinner’s Box

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College

A fascinating tour of ten famous 20th-century psychological experiments by one of Britain’s most inventive theater companies. Learn More 

Naked Lunch with Live Orchestral Accompaniment

Alice Tully Hall

A live performance of Coleman and Shore’s shadowy score brings new dimensions to Cronenberg’s hallucinatory film. Learn More 

Ornette: Made in America (1985)

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Acclaimed filmmaker Shirley Clarke’s fascinating portrait of Ornette’s pioneering originality. Learn More 

Saburo Teshigawara – KARAS

Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall

A meditation on the nature of consciousness from “Japan’s most important choreographer” (New York Times). Learn More 

Prime Time: A Reunion

Alice Tully Hall

A celebration of Ornette’s legendary jazz-funk fusion band. Learn More 

Cloud River Mountain

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College

A thrilling cross-cultural voyage with the extraordinary vocalist Gong Linna. Learn More 

An Evening with Carlinhos Brown

David Geffen Hall

A rare New York show from one of Brazil’s most beloved musicians. Learn More 

Ornette: Chamber Music

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Explore Ornette’s lesser-known classical side during this intimate afternoon encounter. Learn More 

Il N’est Pas Encore Minuit

Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall

The renowned French circus collective Compagnie XY infuses daredevil feats with poetic sensibility. Learn More 

Yitzhak Rabin: Chronicle of an Assassination

Alice Tully Hall

Amos Gitai transforms Leah Rabin’s journals into a poignant theatrical fable of memory and music. Learn More 

While I Was Waiting

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College

A gripping portrait of modern-day Syria through the story of one middle-class family. Learn More 

Jewels

David H. Koch Theater

Experience Balanchine’s masterpiece like never before. Learn More 

Subotnick

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick performs two works created 50 years apart. Learn More 

To the End of the Land

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College

A powerful drama of love, family, and war based on David Grossman’s critically acclaimed novel. Learn More 

Maria Pomianowska

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Performing new music on medieval instruments, the Polish musician and composer invokes powerful ancient spirits. Learn More 

Bolshoi Ballet

David H. Koch Theater

The Bolshoi’s incomparable dancers engage in a furiously funny battle of the sexes. Learn More 

Bohemian Trio

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

The diverse sounds and rhythms of Cuba and the Americas come to life in an original brand of new music. Learn More 

Tcheka

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

One of today’s most engaging torchbearers of Cape Verdean batuku music and the griot tradition of storytelling. Learn More 

H'Sao

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

A vibrant evening of music and dance featuring a cappella harmonies and new world styles Learn More 

Le Trio Joubran

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College

The renowned oud trio pays tribute to the great Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish in a soulful evening of words and music. Learn More