Midsummer Night Swing

New York's hottest dance party runs from June 25 through July 13.


The Swingin' Lindy: Origins of A Legacy

Updated June 8, 2019 | Brenda Dixon-Gottschild
Understanding and respecting the origins of the Lindy Hop
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It Takes Three: A Swing Recipe

Updated June 12, 2019 | Naomi Uyama
Bandleader Naomi Uyama's recipe for a great night of swing dance.
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The Essential Swing-era Playlist

Updated June 18, 2019 | Curated by Evan Sherman
Drummer and bandleader Evan Sherman drops some knowledge about eight of his favorite swing tunes.
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Celebrating 30 Years of Social Dance

April 26, 2019 | Eileen Willis
Midsummer Night Swing steps out once again starting June 25.
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Playlist: Struttin' With Some Barbecue

Updated May 24, 2019 | Curated by Jill Sternheimer
Jill Sternheimer—the curatorial force behind Midsummer Night Swing and Lincoln Center Out of Doors—provides the soundtrack for summer parties.
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Mostly Mozart Festival

This year's thrilling roster of music, theater, and dance runs July 10–August 10.


Invention and Ingenuity at the Mostly Mozart Festival

May 21, 2019 | Kaitlyn Zafonte
The Mostly Mozart Festival honors its namesake.
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Mozart and the Magic Picture Show

May 23, 2019 | David Cote
A retro-Hollywood Magic Flute at the Mostly Mozart Festival dazzles the eye as well as the ear.
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Louis Langrée: The Art of Balance

Updated June 19, 2019
A brief chat with the Mostly Mozart Festival's Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director
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10 Things to Know about the Mostly Mozart Festival

Updated June 19, 2019 | Eric M. Gewirtz
A brief history of the Mostly Mozart Festival
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QUIZ: Which Mozart opera is your life?

July 21, 2016 | Amanda Macblane
What will your ending be?
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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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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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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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QUIZ: Which Mozart opera is your life?

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

  • Secrets of the Accordion with Youssra El Hawary

  • Unapologetically Zeshan

  • Meet the Artist: Sutton Foster

  • Thornetta Davis: Honest Woman

  • RZA: Interview from the 36th Chamber

  • Playlist: The World of Orquesta El Macabeo

  • Jorge Glem and the Cuatro Revolution

  • Kombilesa Mi: Representing Palenque to the Fullest

  • 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

Arts & Accessibility

  • 10 Things to Know about Relaxed Performances

  • Advancing Inclusion in the Arts: Telling Our Stories

  • Celebrating Autism Awareness Month: Looking Back and Looking Forward

  • Advancing Inclusion in the Arts: Digital Accessibility

  • Introducing the Access Ambassador Initiative

  • Bringing Everyone Around the Campfire: Trusty Sidekick Theater Company

  • Advocacy in the Arts

  • Spotlight on Hearing Loss

  • Introducing Lincoln Center Moments

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Lincoln Center Offstage | 20 Videos

  1. 05:08
    Matt Ray and Kat Edmonson: Lincoln Center Offstage
  2. 05:35
    Olga Bell: Lincoln Center Offstage
  3. 08:00
    Lincoln Center Offstage Brooklyn Raga Massive
  4. 07:45
    Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca: Lincoln Center Offstage
Artists share their music in New York City settings off Lincoln Center's campus.

Live From Lincoln Center | 3 Videos

  1. 03:11
    Berlioz: Overture to “Béatrice and Benedict” (New York Philharmonic, 1976)
  2. 02:56
    Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (New York Philharmonic, 1977)
  3. 03:05
    Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (New York Philharmonic, 1983)
Clips from our Emmy-winning public television series—plus exclusive bonus footage.
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