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  • Picks for the Week of October 5

    Picks for the Week of October 5

    Brazilian pianist Eliane Elias and her trio; the Dutch National Ballet's production of Giselle; and Sir Simon Rattle conducting the Berlin Philharmonic in Carmina Burana
  • One Genius on Two Pianos

    One Genius on Two Pianos

    The inimitable pianist and social activist Hazel Scott, in an astonishing virtuoso display in which she plays two pianos simultaneously….
  • The Soldier's Tale

    The Soldier's Tale

    Stravinsky's jazz-inspired dance-theater piece about choice and the Devil--with soloists Kolja Blacher as the soldier, Brigitte Scherzer as the Soul, Clemens Tichy as the Devil; with choreography by Jiri Kylian
  • Between Two Worlds

    Between Two Worlds

    Three downtown New York entertainment legends—Joey Arias, Julie Atlas Muz, and Basil Twist—join up for Sisters’ Follies at the Abrons Arts Center
  • At Home With Bach

    At Home With Bach

    A delightful concert revealing “the private Bach,” with Klaus Mertens, baritone, and Ton Koopman, harpsichord, at Leipzig's Rococo Gohliser Schlosschen
  • Picks for the Week of September 28

    Picks for the Week of September 28

    The complete Beethoven piano concertos, with Murray Perahia; Ray Charles live in Montreux, and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, conducted by Leonard Bernstein
  • Kennedy Plays Elgar

    Kennedy Plays Elgar

    Violin superstar Nigel Kennedy is featured as soloist in a performance of Edward Elgar’s Violin Concerto: “A brilliant and unforgettable occasion…”
  • A Narcissus for Now

    A Narcissus for Now

    At New York’s Onassis Cultural Center, the Narcissus Now festival launches with Triple Echo by choreographer Jonah Bokaer and composer Stavros Gasparatos