This event has passed

Ahead of the special concert series The Psalms Experience, WNYC’s John Schaefer and guests explore the history of the Psalms, their many musical traditions, the challenges of translation, and their contemporary resonance in a more secular world. Panelists include scholar and Psalms translator Robert Alter, musicologist Neil W. Levin, and David Van Biema, Time magazine’s former chief religion writer.


Watch the Introduction to The Psalms Experience below. 



61 West 62 Street


  • Large-print programs
    Large-print programs
  • Braille programs
    Braille programs
  • Wheelchair-accessible seating
    Wheelchair-accessible seating
  • Assistive listening devices
    Assistive listening devices

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.

For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212.721.6500.

This event has passed


Panel Discussion: Introducing The Psalms Experience

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm David Rubenstein Atrium

Free seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Add to Calendar America/New_York Panel Discussion: Introducing The Psalms Experience White Light Festival - Join WNYC’s John Schaefer ahead of this special concert series to explore the history of the Psalms and their contemporary relevance. David Rubenstein Atrium, 61 West 62 Street, New York, NY 10023 Lincoln Center - White Light Festival false MM/DD/YYYY aho3e0k00zv7rk56sm4e178

John Schaefer, moderator

Robert Alter, Neil W. Levin, and David Van Biema, panelists
Cemetery in Tripoli, Libya, 2011.

The Psalms Gallery 

Stunning images from The New York Times's photo archives, each paired with a psalm. Go to the Gallery >