“Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include “New York Art Week,” “The Vicksburg Project,” “Woody Guthrie: People Are the Song” and more.
Manhattan / Fri, May 06, 2022, 7:30 pm
Parthenia, New York’s premiere viol consort, will present “A Reliquary for William Blake,” a concert on Friday, May 6 @ 7:30 PM at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street in Manhattan and online. The program, the third of Parthenia’s 2021-22 NYC Concert Series, will also be webcast. Performers will be Parthenia Viol Consort with Cody Bowers, countertenor. They will perform contemporary composer Will Ayton’s A Reliquary for William Blake for viols and voice, based …
Manhattan / Thu, May 05, 2022 – Thu, May 12, 2022
The New York art community is pleased to present New York Art Week, an inaugural city-wide initiative taking place from May 5th-12th, 2022. Founded by over twenty leading organizations, museums, and auction houses, New York Art Week will highlight an unprecedented offering of global art market events and institutional exhibitions taking place in New York City. “New York Art Week is a wonderful opportunity to build community and the spirit of collaboration and partnership across the …
Brooklyn / Wed, May 11, 2022, 8:00 pm
Zorn’s writing for strings has yielded some of the most powerful and virtuosic string music around—and Roulette is proud to present an exciting program of three world premieres written for and performed by select members of Zorn’s inner circle. “Sigil Magick,” subtitled “A Curious and Detailed Exposition of Sigils, Signs, and Hieroglyphs Peculiar to the Occult Orders, Hermetic Brotherhoods, and Dark Mystery Schools of the Late Middle Ages” is a tour de force concerto for cello and string …
Manhattan / Tue, Jan 18, 2022 – Sun, May 22, 2022
The author of more than three thousand folk songs, Woody Guthrie (1912–1967) is one of the most influential songwriters and recording artists in American history. He is an icon of the Depression era and wrote the world’s most famous protest song, “This Land Is Your Land.” But he was not only a songwriter, and his subject matter extended well beyond labor politics. The full corpus of his creativity—including lyrics, poetry, artwork, and largely unpublished prose …
Manhattan / Wed, May 11, 2022 – Sun, May 29, 2022
Mabou Mines presents preview performances of “The Vicksburg Project,” May 11 – 15, May 18 – 22, May 25 – 29, 2022 (at Mabou Mines, 150 1st Avenue, Second Floor, New York), in anticipation of its premiere at Harlem Stage in 2023. Produced by Mabou Mines and piece by piece productions, Vicksburg is conceived by composer Eve Beglarian, created in collaboration with Mabou Mines co-artistic directors Karen Kandel and Mallory Catlett, and described by the three visionary artists behind the work as an “exploded song cycle.” Through deeply researched and …
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“New York City has tons of things going for it, from incredible buildings to breathtaking parks. But surely, the top of the list includes NYC’s vast array of museums, covering every field of culture and knowledge: There are quirky museums and interactive museums, free museums and world-beating art institutions like the Metropolitan Museum. Between them, they offer so many exhibitions, of every variety and taste, that it’s hard to keep track of them. But if you’ve starting to suffer a sudden attack of FOMA, fear not! We’ve got you covered with our select list of the best museum exhibitions in NYC.”