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All Events – 2019-20 Season

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 3pm
NYFOS Emerging Artists/NYFOS@North Fork:
Ports of Call
Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient, NY
Tickets: $25   |   more info

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8pm
Lyrics by Shakespeare
Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY  |   more info
Tickets $20-65   |  buy tickets

This revival explores the Bard’s influence on music, with songs by Kabalevsky, Poulenc, Sondheim, Dankworth and others, along with readings that complement the songs.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 8pm
Marc Blitzstein’s No For An Answer
Kurt Weill’s Der Silbersee (Silverlake)

Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY  |   more info
Tickets $20-65   |  buy tickets

Two powerful, neglected theater works by a pair of masters, both on the theme of resisting injustice.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019, 8pm
Tain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do:  Songs from Gay Harlem
Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY  |   more info
Tickets $20-65   |  buy tickets

Music from Harlem’s gay underground, including works by Billy Strayhorn and Porter Grainger, as well as songs popularized by Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, and “Ma” Rainey.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:30pm
NYFOS Emerging Artists/NYFOS@Juilliard:
Cubans in Paris
The Juilliard School   |   more info
Tickets $20

Music straddling the concert hall, night club, and theater by Cuban expatriates living in Paris, including Ernesto Lecuona, Moisés Simons, and many others.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7:30pm
Tour to Tucson, AZ
Killer B’s
Arizona Friends of Chamber Music   |  more info
Tickets $30

Art songs by American composers whose names begin with B, including Irving Berlin, Amy Beach, Harry Burleigh, Marc Blitzstein, William Bolcom, Eubie Blake, Jason Robert Brown, Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, and, yes, the Beach Boys.
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Thursday, February 20, 2020, 7:30pm
NYFOS Next: Director’s Choice
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY   |   more info
Tickets $25-50   |  buy tickets

NYFOS’s own Michael Barrett highlights his favorite songs from the 21st century.
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Sunday, March 15, 2020
Tour/NYFOS Emerging Artists
The Art of Pleasure

Caramoor’s Terrance W. Schwab Vocal Rising Stars  |  more info
Music Room, Rosen House, Caramoor Festival of Arts, Katonah, NY
Tickets: www.caramoor.org or call 914.232.1252

The beauties of the seaside, romance, and the spirit, along with an exploration of some darker pleasures. Featuring music by Montsalvatge, Rachmaninoff, Jonathan Dove, Tom Lehrer, and many others.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 8pm
The Art of Pleasure
NYFOS Emerging Artists
Caramoor’s Terrance W. Schwab Vocal Rising Stars:
Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY   |   more info
Tickets $20-65   |  buy tickets

The beauties of the seaside, romance, and the spirit, along with an exploration of some darker pleasures. Featuring music by Montsalvatge, Rachmaninoff, Jonathan Dove, Tom Lehrer, and many others.
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 7:30pm
NYFOS Next: Nora & Laura
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY   |   more info
Tickets $25-50   |  buy tickets

Award-winning composers Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum and Laura Karpman co-curate an evening of their songs, as well as songs of their peers.
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Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 7:30pm
NYFOS Next: Mark Campbell & Friends
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY   |   more info
Tickets $25-50   |  buy tickets

One of the most celebrated and prolific lyricists of our day presents selections from his upcoming operas and more.

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Monday, May 4, 2020, 6:30pm
Spring Gala
Save the Date! |   more info

Dinner and an intimate performance at an elegant private club in Manhattan.

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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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