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All Events – 2018-19 Season

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10pm
Lyrics by Shakespeare
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 W. 65th St, New York, NY  
Tickets: lincolncenter.org 

Steven Blier enlists the talents of soprano Naomi Louisa O’Connell, bass Matt Boehler, and actor Kathleen Chalfant for this exploration of the Bard’s influence on music over the centuries. 

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Sunday, August 26, 2018
Emerging Artists: NYFOS@NorthFork
The Art of Pleasure
Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient, NY
Tickets: $25   |   more info 

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Friday, September 21, 2018
Tour: Arias & Barcarolles and other Bernstein Songs  
Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH   |   more info

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Sunday, September 23, 2018
Tour: Arias & Barcarolles and other Bernstein Songs  
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA   |   more info

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 8pm
W. C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues
Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY  |   more info
Tickets $20-61.50   |   buy tickets

An evening focused on the ‘Father of the Blues’ and his vast influence as a prominent African-American composer and publisher in the early 20th century.

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Monday, December 10, 2018, 10pm
NYFOS After Hours: A Goyishe Christmas To You!
Henry’s Restaurant, 2745 Broadway at 105th Street,  New York, NY
Reservations: 212-866-0600   |   more info

Our holiday tradition: yuletide songs by Jewish composers

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 
MESS: Goyishe Christmas
presented by Mise-En-Scène Studios (MESS)
Tickets available soon   |   more info

Our holiday tradition: yuletide songs by Jewish composers

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Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:30pm
NYFOS Emerging Artists/NYFOS@Juilliard:
Kurt Weill’s Berlin
The Juilliard School   |   more info
Tickets $20   |   buy tickets

The irony, satire, and sentiment of Kurt Weill, with contributions from fellow cabarettists Tucholsky, Eisler, and Hollaender.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 8pm
Hyphenated-Americans
Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY  |   more info
Tickets $20-61.50   |   buy tickets

We honor composers from abroad who have based their musical lives in the US along with first-generation American composers whose close links to their parents’ homelands can be heard through their compositions.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019
Tour/NYFOS Emerging Artists
Caramoor’s Terrance W. Schwab Vocal Rising Stars
Love at the Crossroads   |   more info
Music Room, Rosen House, Caramoor Festival of Arts, Katonah, NY
Tickets: www.caramoor.org or call 914.232.1252

This revival features a quartet of lovers who enact a series of linked romantic scenarios through songs and ensemble pieces.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 8pm
Love at the Crossroads
NYFOS Emerging Artists
Caramoor’s Terrance W. Schwab Vocal Rising Stars:
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY   |   more info
Tickets $20-61.50   |   buy tickets

This revival features a quartet of lovers who enact a series of linked romantic scenarios through songs and ensemble pieces.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019 
NYFOS Next: Kate Soper & Friends
Location TBA   |   more info

A salon of new music with composer/performer Kate Soper

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 8pm
García Lorca:  Muse and Magician
Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center   |   more info
Tickets $20-61.50   |   buy tickets

A portrait of the great Spanish poet through songs by an international roster of composers

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 7:30pm
NYFOS Next: Laura Kaminsky & Friends
LGBT Center   |   more info   |    buy tickets

A salon of new music by LGBT identified composers and librettists

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Saturday, June 22, 2019
Manning the Canon
Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient, NY  

A revival of this special NYFOS program pays tribute to gay composers and celebrates gay lives.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:30pm
Manning the Canon
LGBT Center   |   buy tickets

A revival of this special NYFOS program pays tribute to gay composers and celebrates gay lives.

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Programs and Artists Subject to Change.
All NYFOS programming is funded, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. NYFOS Mainstage is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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