White Light Festival 2018

Music

Lost and Found

October 17, 2018 | Carrie J. Preston
Only the Sound Remains draws upon Japanese Noh as seen through the lens of Ezra Pound
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Theater

Setting the Scene

October 15, 2018 | Stuart Miller
Three visual artists have created unique worlds for this year's White Light Festival.
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Dance

The Stillness of Noh

October 11, 2018 | David Crandall
The Japanese theatrical style that inspired Only the Sound Remains
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Music

Let It Linger: The Music of Morton Feldman

October 10, 2018 | Tim Rutherford Johnson

American composer Morton Feldman's music knows how to take its time.

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Dance

It Requires You

October 9, 2018 | Zoë Anderson

The dance artists of this year's White Light Festival fly or fight their way across boundaries.

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Music

Collective Experience

October 3, 2018 | Interview by Karissa Krenz

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss discusses the highlights of this year's White Light Festival

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Dance

5 Reasons Not to Miss Blak Whyte Gray

September 24, 2018 | Laurel Toyofuku
You won't want to miss the U.S. premiere of Blak Whyte Gray.
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Dance

At the Pivot Point: Body to Soul

October 4, 2018 | Amanda MacBlane

Dancer-choreographer Akram Khan's last full-length solo work, XENOS, captures the artist in the middle of a radical personal transformation.

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Theater

Worth the Wait

September 18, 2018 | Eileen Willis
Druid theater’s Godot grounds an Irish classic in its native soil.
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Music

Kaija Saariaho's Music from the Spirit World

September 28, 2018 | Rebecca Lentjes

The rapturous Finnish composer and the director Peter Sellars together channel the ancient art of Noh in Only the Sound Remains.

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Theater

A Note on Waiting for Godot

September 20, 2018 | Colm Tóibín
Colm Tóibín's program note for Druid theater company's 2016 production of Waiting for Godot
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Dance

Blak Whyte Gray: Personal... and Political

September 21, 2018 | Laurel Toyofuku

The U.S. premiere of East London company Boy Blue's work demonstrates how our personal and political histories shape our perceptions.

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Music

Kaija Saariaho's Music from the Spirit World

September 28, 2018 | Rebecca Lentjes

The rapturous Finnish composer and the director Peter Sellars together channel the ancient art of Noh in Only the Sound Remains.

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Music

In Tune with the Universe

September 5, 2018 | Ann Crews Melton
White Light Festival's marvelous global collaborations return.
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Latest Articles

Theater

Hopeless Humor

October 19, 2018 | Michael Kostroff

Ireland's Druid theater company makes the most of the comedy in Waiting for Godot.

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Music

Halloween Special: The Scariest Lincoln Center Shows Ever!

October 18, 2018 | David Cote
A few of the classic plays, operas, and movies that have scared Lincoln Center audiences silly
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Music

Lost and Found

October 17, 2018 | Carrie J. Preston
Only the Sound Remains draws upon Japanese Noh as seen through the lens of Ezra Pound
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Music

Playlist: Quintessential Afro-Cuban Trombone

October 16, 2018 | Curated by Doug Beavers
60 years, 12 tracks, 15 epic solos
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Theater

Setting the Scene

October 15, 2018 | Stuart Miller
Three visual artists have created unique worlds for this year's White Light Festival.
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Quizzes

Theater

QUIZ: Which Macbeth Character Are You?

June 28, 2018 | Amanda MacBlane
False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
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Music

QUIZ: Which Mahler Symphony Are You?

April 27, 2018 | Amanda MacBlane
If the soundtrack to your life was written by Mahler, what would it be?
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Music

QUIZ: What's your Mozart IQ?

August 3, 2017
Headphones on, people. It's time to test your Mozart knowledge.
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Music

QUIZ: Choose Your Own Odyssey

October 16, 2017 | Amanda MacBlane
Will you win the favor of the gods or perish into a watery grave?
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Music

QUIZ: Which Mozart opera is your life?

July 21, 2016 | Amanda Macblane
What will your ending be?
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Dance

QUIZ: Which Balanchine Jewel Are You?

July 10, 2017 | Faina Gordover and Amanda MacBlane
Are you a wistful emerald, a vibrant ruby, or an elegant diamond?
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Artists' Voices

Advice, Anecdotes, and Inspiration

  • Meet the Artist: Brady Rymer

  • Shelley Nicole Is Right (on Time)

  • Meet the Artist: Penny Arcade

  • In Conversation: Awa Sangho and Trina Basu

  • Imani Uzuri's WILD COTTON: A Meditation on Liberation

  • In Conversation: Matt Ray

  • Who Shreds? She Shreds.

  • Samora Pinderhughes and What's Real

  • In Conversation: Rosanne Cash and William Bell

  • Aurélie Dupont: Advice to Dancers at Every Stage

  • In Conversation: Marika Hughes

  • No Regrets, with Edna Vazquez

  • Meet the Artist: Sven Ratzke

Events On Campus

  • Lincoln Center Theater

    Plot Points in our Sexual Development

    Oct 19
  • Outside Licensee

    American Ballet Theatre

    Oct 19
  • David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

    ¡VAYA! 63: Titanes del Trombón

    Oct 19
  • Dance Offer

    Borderline

    Oct 19
  • Lincoln Center Theater

    Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady

    Oct 19
  • The Metropolitan Opera

    Marnie

    Oct 19
  • Kids

    Joey Alexander with Strings

    Oct 19
  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

    Voice of My City: Jerome Robbins and New York

    Oct 20
  • The Metropolitan Opera

    Samson et Dalila

    Oct 20
  • Lincoln Center Theater

    Plot Points in our Sexual Development

    Oct 20
  • Lincoln Center Theater

    Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady

    Oct 20

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