Touring Lincoln Center Join one of our expert guides for an unparalleled insider's experience at the world’s leading performing arts center, home to the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, the New York Philharmonic, and more. For information on verbal description campus tours fo...
Atrium 360° Experience the ecstatic fusion of jazz and Arabic rhythm and harmonies at the Lincoln Center debut performance of pianist and composer Tarek Yamani. The “trailblazing” Beirut-born, New York–based Yamani (CNN) has earned acclaim around the world for his “luminous music anchored in...
Atrium 360° António Zambujo is a singer of brilliant subtlety and elegance. Considered an innovative pioneer as well as an heir to traditional fado, his popularity as a singer and guitarist in Portugal and abroad comes from a restless curiosity of musical influences from fado to bossa nova ...
Atrium 360° Be among the first to discover the year's best independent artists and releases from around the world at this day of performances by exceptional self-released and indie-label artists, drawn from 15 years of innovative IMA winners, nominees, and judges, serving up all styles of mu...
Atrium 360° At a time when it seems every manifestation of black self-affirmation—Black Lives Matter, black self-care, Black Girl Magic—is being assailed by prickly sorts antagonized by most things black and self-affirming, Black-on-Black love has become medicine for the melancholy, an elix...
Thirty-five years after its premiere in 1984, Miloš Forman's film adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus stands as the most vivid, powerful, and controversial composer biopic of its time, one of the few times classical music was thrust into the American mainstream. The movie’s tagline was diabolicall...
Atrium 360° Discover why this invigorating chamber ensemble, named for the Greek god of the four winds, is “clearly a string quartet to watch” (Cleveland Plain Dealer). Beethoven: Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1 Ives: Quartet No. 2 Presented in collaboration with Lincol...
10:30 am Big Umbrella Festival Welcome 11:00 am Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could Get ready for a whimsical Americana mashup when the Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter brings his rootsy, accordion-laced pop and rock tunes to Lincoln Center for a relaxed Saturday m...
Atrium 360° In this musical take on a North African myth, Brooklyn-based, French-Tunisian saxophonist Yacine Boulares, French cellist Vincent Segal, and American drummer Nasheet Waits reimagine the forgotten Stambeli tradition—a healing trance music created by the descendants of sub-Saharan sl...
Caldecott Award–winning illustrator Sophie Blackall (Ruby's Wish, Ivy & Bean) explores the life of one lighthouse through shifting seasons, changeable weather, and the tenure of its final keeper. This relaxed reading, adapted to accommodate young audiences with autism, is part of the Big Umbrell...
Atrium 360° Over the course of two nights, Rockwood Music Hall, Lincoln Center, and WFUV partner to spotlight four talented artists in two distinctly different settings. These unique artists bring songs and stories of their everyday stomping grounds—the downtown club scene—to a new audience...
Atrium 360° Led by Sadam, the youngest member of the trailblazing band Tinariwen, Imarhan is one of the best emerging Tuareg bands in Algeria. Reflecting both the members' cultural and generational background, the band’s dry guitar riffs, pop melodies, and pan-African rhythms draw on traditi...
Atrium 360° Detroit's Queen of the Blues brings her powerful voice, tight band, and electrifying live show to New York City. A major force in the Detroit music scene since the mid-1980s, she has won a total of 30 Detroit Music Awards; been inducted into the Detroit Music Hall of Fame; opene...
Atrium 360° Voices seeks to educate and inspire a new generation working for social justice. This free performance marks the culmination of a yearlong project with New York City students at the High School for Arts, Imagination and Inquiry, a New York City public school located at the Marti...
When a tech-savvy girl is given a doll, she programs it into the perfect friend in this debut novel from visual artist and author Shanda McCloskey. AGES 2–5 Connect to the Facebook event page for extra insights on this program. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serv...
Atrium 360° Tempestuous soul arias, urban love dramas, Memphis blues, and civil-rights anthems are interpreted with an Indo-Pakistani feel during this evening of music by Zeshan B. Born to Muslim Indian immigrants in Chicago, Zeshan uses his powerful voice—singing in English, Urdu, and Punj...
Atrium 360° Mauritania's defining artist on the international stage, Noura Mint Seymali draws deep on her West African and Maghreb roots to carry her family's Moorish griot tradition into the 21st century. Her band conjures “a full-blown sandstorm of hypnotic grooves, melding traditional Mau...
Atrium 360° The English-born, France-based singer-songwriter Piers Faccini, who creates “captivating, quietly insistent” music (Wall Street Journal) in the vein of Nick Drake infused with a global outlook, brings his newest project to the Atrium as part of the France Rocks Festival. Inspire...
Atrium 360° Winner of Radio France International's Prix Découvertes in 2015, Elida Almeida is a fresh new Cape Verdean voice on the world music scene. Born on the island of Santiago and raised on Maio, she developed her vocal techniques with simple church singing while she helped her mother...
Atrium 360° Translucent Borders, an NYU/Tisch initiative, has spent the last three years bringing renowned artists from around the world together to develop ways that dialogue can fuel creative work while retaining cultural identity and integrity. This evening's concert brings together leadi...
A conversation with the multi-talented musician, composer, educator, and festival organizer
Masayuki Hirano, A.K.A. BIGYUKI, brings colorful, spiritually driven electronic music to the Atrium on March 15.
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Saxophonists Stephanie Chou and Yacine Boulares discuss their individual musical approaches
The Grammy Award–winning string quartet's favorite neighborhood spots
Get to know legendary downtown performance artist, actress, poet, and theater maker Penny Arcade.
Awa Sangho joins Trina Basu and other members of Brooklyn Raga Massive at the David Rubenstein Atrium on February 9 for the third installment in the Outside (In)dia series.
Vocalist, composer, and cultural worker Imani Uzuri brings her project WILD COTTON to the Atrium on February 8.
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The 21st-century soul man combines his influences into a killer playlist.
Harrison's book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History celebrates the contributions black women have made to American history.
Have the holiday blues? New York cabaret icon Joey Arias has the cure.
A conversation with the tenor saxophonist, composer, and bandleader
Drummer and composer Sunny Jain loves making music... and fruit-based condiments
The multitalented Celisse Henderson brings a high-energy show to the David Rubenstein Atrium on December 7.
Composer/pianist Samora Pinderhughes takes us through the songs of resistance that influenced his Transformation Suite.
Anna Deavere Smith and Samora Pinderhughes discuss his project, The Transformations Suite
Singer-songwriter Irka Mateo traces the folk roots of alternative music and jazz in her native Dominican Republic.
Lincoln Center's Veterans Initiative connects veterans to the performing arts.
A conversation with scholar, composer, and master drummer Román Díaz
A conversation with singer, songwriter, and guitarist Edna Vazquez
Don't miss German-Dutch cabaret star Sven Ratzke at the David Rubenstein Atrium on October 26.
A conversation with Celebrate Mexico Now festival founder Claudia Norman
Get to know guitarist Joan Soriano before his show at the David Rubenstein Atrium on October 5.
10 deep cuts from DJ Bongohead's salsa dura vinyl crate.
Take a journey through a North African musical phenomenon.
The LC Kids 2017–2018 season has something for everyone.
Get into the rhythm of things with this sunny collection of songs.
A conversation with the organizers of the Outside (In)dia series
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In advance of their August 3 Atrium show, Vernon Reid and Carl Rux discuss the legacy of James Baldwin.
Explore our world with these musical adventurers from five continents.
Singer-songwriter Kaia Kater will bring her nuanced music and thought-provoking lyrics to the Atrium on July 27.
Launch into summer reading with these picks from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
Bandleader and percussion player Kyungyi's playlist of Coreyah's influences and inspirations.
Lincoln Center staffers share their personal picks.
Find your answer with this handy flow chart.
Performers from this past season’s LC Kids Artists at the Atrium bring joy to the back seat.
Jazz pianist Marc Cary serves up ten tunes off the Harlem Sessions menu of new standards.
Gillian Campbell talks to Jordana Phokompe and Annie Augustine to discuss this collaborative series.
Voices of a People's History of the United States brings to life the words of ordinary people engaged in struggles for freedom and justice.
A look at some of Lincoln Center's accommodations, programs, and events to ensure that people with autism can fully participate in the arts.
Braxton Cook and Jazze Belle are your guides to an astral new sub-genre of soul.
Jazze Belle and Braxton Cook on dreaming, community, and being in between
A beginner's guide to an ancient style of music from North Africa.
The Laundromat Project brings its community-building expertise to the David Rubenstein Atrium in a program called Sanctuary.
Bajah of Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew on how he uses his music to speak up.
Tom Pryor outlines his personal relationship to the Gnawa music of North Africa.
In advance of his show at the Atrium on February 16, Decora discusses his relationship to hip-hop.
The David Rubenstein Atrium places New York's unparalleled diversity at the heart of its artistic programming. And every event is free.
Burnt Sugar Arkestra's Greg Tate traces his musical influences to "The Church of Black Power."
Pedro Coquenão (a.k.a. Batida) curates a list of cross-border musical monologues and dialogues.
Marika Hughes discusses her musical experiences as a side musician and, now, bandleader.
Saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Lakecia Benjamin on her musical influences and current projects.
Heat up your headphones with 11 classic jams.
Voices from the Long War presents stories by performers who have experienced war firsthand.
One hour. 10 songs. Six decades of ear-opening music from Ethiopia.
M.A.K.U Soundsystem's Liliana Conde and Felipe Quiroz discuss the band’s unique sound and their collaborative approach.
Kurt Gottschalk provides a preview of Burnt Sugar Arkestra's Prince tribute later this week.
Ariel Wengroff, executive producer of VICELAND's WOMAN, talks to Gloria Steinem about her involvement in the project.
Enter the Faun will be screened at 7:30 pm on Monday, March 14, at the David Rubenstein Atrium as part of the ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival.
The six-time Tony winner shares her most valuable wisdom.
New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik introduces a series of free events.
Home to a robust, year-round program of FREE events including world-class performances, illuminating conversations, dance parties, kids’ programs, exclusive film screenings, and more. Atrium series include: Atrium 360°: Widen your worldview with our signature performance series enco...
The David Rubenstein Atrium is your one-stop destination for discount tickets to performances at Lincoln Center. Come to the Atrium’s Zucker Box Office for same-week discount tickets (25–50% off) to performances happening on the Lincoln Center campus. The David Rubenstein Atrium is...
Opened in 2009, the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center is a public visitors’ center, discount ticket facility (at the Zucker Box Office), and performance space where every event is free to the public. The robust, year-long programming includes a diverse array of world-class performances...
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community relations, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. A presenter of more than 3,000 free and ticketed events, performances, tours, and educ...
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Paving the way to world class performance since 1962, Lincoln Center invites art savants and newcomers alike to see what it feels like to let art in. Renowned for an eclectic mix of thousands of events held annually and a groundswell of creative energy all throughout the masterfully designed campus, you could come every day of the year and still only scratch the surface.