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Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the
Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 Season
Through June 14, 2020


Baruch Performing Arts Center
Presents the New York Premiere of the chamber opera
dwb (driving while black)
March 19-21, 2020
Rose Nagelberg Theatre

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents the New York premiere of dwb (driving while black) from March 19-21, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC.

dwb (driving while black) is a new chamber opera about racism, erasure, and the fear and love that black parents experience when they send their kids out into a world that too often sees them not as a child, but as a threat. This powerful music-drama documents the all-too-familiar story of an African-American parent whose beautiful brown boy approaches driving age. What should be a celebration of independence and maturity turns out to be fraught with the anxiety of "driving while black." Running time: 50 minutes.

Tickets are $16-$36 and can be purchased online at

Baruch Performing Arts Center | 55 Lexington Avenue
(25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues)

Boys' Night: An All-Male Cirquelesque Revue
The first Thursday of every month
Starting December 5th at 9pm - Show at 10PM
The Slipper Room!

No matter how many times you see this show, it won’t ever be the same twice!
Come celebrate the last show of 2019 with us! We have an amazing cast with so many special guests, you wont want to miss it!
Starring Eve Starr, Jason Mejias, Matthew Casey, Rex Halligan and many more!!

Created and produced by Ben Franklin, Jason Mejias, Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, this “All-Male Cirquelesque Revue” is celebrating 8 years of playful and saucy extravaganzas celebrating the art of circus and burlesque. With a brand new show every month, “The Boys” entertain the crowd through diverse aerial and ground performances with a wink, a smile and a lot of creativity. “Boys' Night” is the place to be for both girls and boys looking for a humorous and slightly naughty evening out.

"Boys' Night" takes place at The Slipper Room on Manhattan's Lower East Side on the first Thursday of each month, The Boys take to the stage and the air in a crazy new show that will have audiences of all types cheering and begging for more!

Price: $15 in advance/$20 at the door, $30 Reserved Seating
Ticket purchase:

The Slipper Room | 167 Orchard St. New York, NY 10002

Wednesday, February 19, 7:30 PM
Little Church Around the Corner

New York Composers Circle presents a concert of new music performed by
Claudia Dumschat at the world-famous C.B. Fisk pipe organ of Little Church Around the Corner 1 East 29th St., NY, NY

Join us after the concert for a wine & cheese reception
meet the performer and composers!

Tickets available at the door

Little Church Around the Corner | 1 East 29th St.

Early Music New York | Symphonic Zenith - Eclipsing the 18th Century
Saturday, March 7, 7:30 pm
First Church of Christ, Scientist

The apex of the classical symphony, from the late 18th century into the turn of the 19th century, serves as the musical crowning of the Age of Enlightenment. Looking to Mozart and Haydn as examples, composers crafted more complex music, taking the symphony to new creative heights. Not yet eclipsed by 19th-century Romanticism, symphonic works by C.P.E. Bach, Kraus, Gluck, Herschel and the young Mendelssohn represent the pinnacle of the Classical era.
$40.00 reserved seats
$20.00 student (w/valid ID, available at door, day of)

Tickets available by phone (212-280-0330), on-line ( and at the door, half an hour prior to performance. Group discounts available by telephone. All major credit cards accepted.

First Church of Christ Scientist | Central Park West and 68th Street

French Impressions
Thursday February 27th. 7:30PM-9:30PM.
Bohemian National Hall

Program: Grace Park, violin. Giles Vonsattel, piano. The Calidore String Quartet. Debussy — Violin Sonata in G minor. Chausson — Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op.21.

Tickets $45. To purchase tickets visit

Bohemian National Hall | 321 E 73rd St, New York, NY 10021

Gene Pritsker's
Sound Liberation
Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at 7 PM

co - Presented with Composers Concordance

Sound Liberation takes the stage of Pianos on the lower east side to perform an eclectic set of compositions by Gene Pritsker. Including the world premiere of 'May The Great Ark Save The Drones' based on poetry of Robert C . Ford and the premiere of the instrumental 'Source'. Other compositions include 'The Misinformation Effect II' 'Strive' (with quotes from Benjamin Britten), the hip-hop anthems 'Money' and 'What We Got Here Now' as well as a groove version of George Gershwin' 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'. Sound Lib. will feature the vocals of baritone Charles Das Krooner' Coleman, soprano Julia Amisano, vocalist and rapper Paul 'The Pallbearer' Mack, sax great
Jay Rodriguez
, guitarist Greg 'B-Man' Baker, bassist Jose Moura and drummerJohn Ferrari, as well Gene ˜Noizepunk 'Pritsker on guitar and spitting some mean raps.

"Serious high energy virtuosic jazz by a truly driven and dedicated group."
- New Music Buff

General Admission: $10

Pianos | 158 Ludlow St, New York, New York 10002


Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts
Continues its BACH FROM THE PIANO series
Bach Concertos
Thursday, February 13, 2020, 8:00 p.m.
Miller Theatre

Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 might be the most popular of the group among listeners, perhaps because its treatment of the harpsichord highlights the instrument as a virtuosic soloist in a quasi-concerto style. With the ensemble Baroklyn, Simone Dinnerstein performs this treasured work on the piano, along with other concertos and an arrangement of Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott for piano and strings.

Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 (c. 1738–39)
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 (c. 1738-39)
Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721 (c. 1704)
(arr. Philip Lasser for piano and strings)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 (1721)

Christina Jennings, flute
Rebecca Fischer, violin
Simone Dinnerstein, piano

Tickets starting at $30; Students with valid ID starting at $7

Miller Theatre | 116th St. and Broadway

Music, Tales & Magic
Wednesday March 11th. 7:30PM-9:30PM.
Bohemian National Hall

Program: Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello. Noreen Polera, piano. Illustrated talk by John Brewer. Beethoven — Seven Variations on a theme from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Grieg — Solveig’s Song. Chopin — Polonaise brillante in C major, Op.3. Fauré — Apres un rêve. Popper — Dance of the Elves. Grieg — Cello Sonata.

Tickets $45. To purchase tickets visit

Bohemian National Hall | 321 E 73rd St, New York, NY 10021

New York Artist Management (NYAM)
And Composers Concordance Present
Port of Entry: New York
March 3 at 8 PM
Carnegie Hall

Guitarist Nemanja Bogunovic and Pianist Jasna Popovic are Joined by 18 Musicians to Perform Works from Around the World

Musicians from across the world, who all now call New York City home, explore their artistic heritage in a double feature concert at Port of Entry: New York at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, March 3 with New York Artist Management (NYAM) and Composers Concordance. The goal of the event is to give back artistically to this great cultural melting pot that has captured their hearts.

The first half of the concert features internationally acclaimed pianist Jasna Popovic (Serbia), pianist Ruoting Li (China), mezzo-soprano Rachel Arky (USA), soprano Nefer Alexandra Linde (Sweeden), tenor Pavel Suliandziga (Russia), and the CompCord String Quintet premiering contemporary works from a global array of composers including Luigi Porto (Italy), Dina Pruzhansky (Israel), Gene Pritsker (USA), and Mark Kostabi (Estonia).

The evening concludes with renowned Serbian Guitarist Nemanja Bogunovic (Serbia) and the chamber ensemble, Strings Attached, presenting music from his latest album Bogunovic plays Bogunovic. Mr. Bogunovic’s compositions will bring the audience on an emotional journey evoking a sense of cinema, reflecting the scent of the Mediterranean, pulses of Latin America, a touch of Asia, and elements of Serbian folklore.

From $30 to $150

Carnegie Hall | Stern Auditorium | Perelman Stage 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City

Personal Diaries In a Major
Thursday April 16th. 7:30PM-9:30PM.
Bohemian National Hall

Program: Kristóf Baráti, violin. Enrico Pace, piano. Brahms — Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100 ‘Thun’. Janácek— Violin Sonata, JW 7/7. Beethoven — Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 ‘Kreutzer’.

Tickets $45. To purchase tickets visit

Bohemian National Hall | 321 E 73rd St, New York, NY 10021

Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 5:30pm
The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music presents Rhymes with Opera as part of its popular Parlour Room Sessions series on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 5:30pm at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at:

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music | 58 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Sensibility: Gainsborough, Abel & Bach
Thursday April 23rd. 7:30PM-9:30PM.
Italian Academy

Program: Richard Boothby, viola da gamba. Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord. Illustrated talk by musicians. Abel — Sonata in D Major. J. C. Bach — Sonata in D Major for Keyboard, Op. 5 No. 2. Abel — Three Improvisations. Abel — Sonata in G minor. J. C. Bach — Sonata in A ?at Major for Keyboard. Abel — Sonata in A minor.

Tickets $45. To purchase tickets visit

Italian Academy | 1161 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027

The Cecilia Chorus of New York
Presents The Belshazzar Project, a Multigenre Concert Experience
March 7 at 8:00 PM
Manhattan’s Church of St. Francis Xavier

The Cecilia Chorus of New York will present The Belshazzar Project, a multigenre concert experience devised by Music Director and six-time ASCAP Programming Award winner Mark Shapiro, featuring music and spoken words inspired by the story of Belshazzar, the last king of the ancient Babylonian empire. Music by Alexandre Guilmant, Handel, Arseny Koreshchenko, Rossini, Schumann, Americans Johnny Cash, Harold Rome, and Penny Prince, along with poems and texts by Lord Byron, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and more explore the meaning of the writing on the wall and the consequences of being weighed in the balance and found wanting. The history of Belshazzar, and the account of his undoing in the Book of Daniel ground this varied repertoire in interpretations of a single, timeless theme.

The performance will feature acclaimed actor Kathleen Chalfant, along with Chance Jonas-O’Toole, tenor; Thomas West, baritone; Liana Harper Cruz and Bryan C. Paredes, actor/singers; and James Wetzel, organ. Soloist bios will be available at

Tickets for the March 7 are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, $25 for students and senior, and can be purchased online at

Church of St. Francis Xavier | 46 W. 16th St.
Between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan


Thirsty Girl Productions Presents
Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque
Valentine's Spectacu6:30pm Doors
7:30pm Live Jazz
8pm -10pm Burlesque Showlar!
Friday February 14th
@Le Poisson Rouge

Join Hostess Shelly the Singing Siren Watson and a bevy of burlesque beauties, Friday February 14th at Le Poisson Rouge for the Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentines Spectacular!

Live jazz music with Queen Esther, and steamy burlesque & circus performances by Miss Coney Island 2017, Tiger Bay, the cat who comes when you call Puss N Boots, the bendiest boy in burlesque, Topher Bousquet, the Asian Sexsation, Calamity Chang, The Chocolate Charmer of Burlesque, Samson Night, the one woman riot, Minnie Tonka, The problem you wish you had, Qualms Galore!

Plus DJ Momotaro, , Madame Brassiere & Teasy Roosevelt

$70 Filthy Gorgeous VIP , $80 at the door (only 24 tickets available), Tables 30, 40, 50 (early entry, no waiting in line and greeting by Filthy Gorgeous hostess, photo on stage with Filthy Gorgeous Cast at curtain call)

$55 Adv VIP, $65 at the door Guaranteed VIP Seating tables

$35 Adv GA, $40 at the door Guaranteed Seating

$20 Adv, $25 at door, SRO at bar

Discount code for $5 off SRO tickets: sexytime

Le Poisson Rouge | 158 Bleecker Street,
NYC, 10012

When the World as You’ve Known It Doesn’t Exist
Part of Project 19: Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment
Soprano Renée Fleming To Perform Björk’s Virus and All Is Full of Love
Selections from Anders Hillborg’s The Strand Settings
Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4
Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:30 p.m
Friday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m
Saturday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m.
David Geffen Hall | 10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023-6970

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the World Premiere of 2019 Pulitzer Prize winner Ellen Reid’s When the World as You’ve Known It Doesn’t Exist — featuring sopranos Eliza Bagg (Philharmonic subscription debut), Martha Cluver (debut), and Estelí Gomez — commissioned by the Philharmonic as part of Project 19, marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment through commissions by 19 women composers; soprano Renée Fleming in Björk’s Virus and All Is Full of Love as well as Dark Harbor XXXV and Dark Harbor XI from Anders Hillborg’s The Strand Settings; and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4. The program will take place Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m.


New York Philharmonic
David Geffen Hall | 10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023-6970




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