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an evening in support of New York Festival of Song


Monday, May 13, 6:30pm | Tickets

Gala co-chairs Steven Blier, Joseph Kaiser & Jeanne Ireland, Claire Molloy & Seth Lloyd, and Jack & Linda Viertel invite you to join them at the elegant Racquet & Tennis Club on Park Avenue for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and performances covering a century of love songs—including some out-of-love songs—from Kern to Sondheim. Featuring Broadway sensations Shereen Pimentel, Mary Testa and Tony Yazbeck, alongside the brilliant young baritone Shavon Lloyd, jazz pianist Jason Yeager, as well as NYFOS’s own Steven Blier as pianist and host.
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Released on March 8, 2024

NYFOS Records: The Singles, Vol. 1

feat. highlights from the NYFOS archives  | Order Today

NYFOS has gathered together a collection of treasured performances on this wide-ranging album. Spanning over 20 years of memorable moments and voices, it features performances by stars of the opera and concert world – Michael Spyres, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Kate Lindsey, Sasha Cooke, Bernarda Fink, Justin Austin, Kurt Ollmann, Brett Polegato, and Lucia Bradford – alongside singing actors like Darius de Haas, Jennifer Aylmer, Hal Cazalet, Dana Hanchard, and James Martin.

 Available wherever you stream music! Listen now

“If you love singers and songs, you’ll want these gems from the NYFOS archives.”Classicstoday.com

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New Release

Released in digital and physical formats and on all major streaming platforms on Sept 15, 2023. Order your copy today!


feat. Federico De Michelis & Steven Blier

Mi país: Songs of Argentina is the realization of a dream, a dive into the spellbinding delicacy of its art songs as well as the sultry five o’clock shadow of its tangos.” — Steven Blier. Learn more


a solo album from NYFOS Records!

the debut album of tenor Joshua Blue with pianist Steven Blier 

Recorded at Big Orange Sheep in November 2022, and produced by Steven Blier and Jonathan Estabrooks, Black & Blue explores themes of racial equality and human resilience, in songs spanning over five decades. The disc includes two songs receiving their first-ever recordings: Freedom Train and Negrita. Joshua Blue performs together with NYFOS Artistic Director Steven Blier at the piano, showcasing their long-standing artistic relationship.  Learn more

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Released in digital and physical formats on March 31, 2023, debuting at #3 on the Billboard Classical Crossover Chart!

Now streaming on all major platforms!   Listen now!

“…incredible skill and flawless delivery.” — Take Effect Reviews

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