Must-See Free Events at Lincoln Center in March
Spring is blooming at Lincoln Center this March with so many exciting (and wallet-friendly) free events. See the calendar for a list of all upcoming events.
Through March 30
This exhibit continues through March. For lovers of dance, great Broadway musicals (such as On the Town and West Side Story) and the creative process, it's a fascinating look inside one of New York's greatest theater artists. The exhibit brings together Robbins's diaries, drawings, watercolors, paintings, story scenarios, and poems.
March 2 at 11:00 am
NYC–based singer-songwriter and activist Awa Sangho delivers music from her homeland steeped in the rhythms and resonances of West Africa.
March 3 at 10:00 am
Artists from New York City Ballet engage with young children, devising games and exercises so they can learn about the joy of movement.
March 4 at 7:00 pm
In celebration of his 10th anniversary as Artist in Residence at American Ballet Theatre, Alexei Ratmansky joins scholars and artists in a special conversation that situates his recent work within its cultural and political contexts.
March 7 at 7:30 pm
At this free, hour-long concert, the New York–based quartet demonstrates its "superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they played, regardless of era, style or technical demand" (International Review of Music).
March 14 at 7:30 pm
The world's only professional female Portuguese Fado guitar player joins with viola, contrabass, piano, and percussion to showcase her soulful playing and stunning virtuosity.
March 15 at 7:30 pm
Quintero's Salsa Project continues the Afro-Caribbean traditions of their native Venezuela. Get ready for irresistible music for dancers, flawlessly blending New York City–influenced salsa and classic Venezuelan rhythms to produce a fresh street sound.
March 20 at 7:30 pm
As he approaches the end of his inaugural season as music director of the New York Philharmonic, Jaap van Zweden discusses his path to the Philharmonic, the core values he brings to his musicianship and the Orchestra, and his views on the role of the symphony orchestra in the 21st century.
March 21 at 7:30 pm
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter J. Hoard's voice, lyrical genius, and fashion have become staples in the urban and traditional music scenes. He has collaborated with countless musicians—including Kimbra, Pharoahe Monch, Macklemore, Lorde, and Chance The Rapper (with whom he won a Grammy for his contribution on "No Problem"). Now J. Hoard takes on our political moment.
March 27 at 6:00 pm
Pianists from The Juilliard School's Collaborative Piano department perform sonata repertoire in partnership with student instrumentalists.
March 28 at 7:30 pm
Experience traditional Iraqi maqam with Hamid Al-Saadi, one of the genre's greatest living masters. Joining him is Safaafir, the only U.S.–based ensemble dedicated to performing the centuries-old musical tradition, led by two American-born siblings of Iraqi descent: Dena El Saffar, who holds a degree in classical viola performance from Indiana University, and Amir ElSaffar, a jazz trumpeter and composer based in New York City.