Our series for new song returns this fall with two programs at the Rubin Museum of Art. Details and tickets below.

Mainstage Series

Four signature NYFOS programs co-presented by Kaufman Music Center. Subscribe today! Single tickets available August 8. 

Special Events

Tours, galas, residencies, and one-off shows; look here for all the special extras from NYFOS.

Special Events

SUN, AUG 27, 2023, 3PM
100 Years of Broadway Love

NYFOS returns to the North Fork for our annual residency in Orient, NY. This year’s program features soprano Kerrigan Bigelow, mezzo-soprano Sophia Baete, and baritone Shavon Lloyd, with Steven Blier as pianist, arranger, and music director for the residency. Presented by Oysterponds Community Activities. 

TUE, DEC 12, 2023, 7PM
A Goyishe Christmas to You!

NYFOS’s beloved holiday tradition: Yuletide songs by Jewish composers. Featuring Donna Breitzer, Cantor Joshua Breitzer, Joshua Jeremiah, Rebecca Jo Loeb, Alex Mansoori, and Lauren Worsham, with Alan R. Kay on clarinet and Steven Blier as pianist and host. Location TBA; Tickets $45; general admission.

THU, JAN 18, 2024, 7:30PM
NYFOS@Juilliard: NED at 100

The young talents of Juilliard’s Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts perform a tribute to the late American composer Ned Rorem, told through his music and his diaries, as well as songs by his inner circle of composer-friends including Leonard Bernstein, Francis Poulenc, Virgil Thompson, and Aaron Copland. Performed in the The Peter Jay Sharp Theater at The Juilliard School with Steven Blier as pianist and host. Tickets will be available later this fall.

MAY 2024
Spring Gala Fundraiser

Our annual gala evening with cocktails, dinner, and extraordinary performances in support of NYFOS’s 36th season. Date and program to be announced this fall.

Mainstage Series

Co-presented by Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center and New York Festival of Song.

Subscriptions to the remaining 3 programs in the series and single tickets ($20-70) are available via the Merkin Box Office.  Student tickets ($10) are available from the box office in person or over the phone: 212-501-3330

THU, SEP 28, 8PM
Perennials: songs for every season

Co-created and co-hosted by pianists Steven Blier and Peter Dugan, Perennials celebrates the steadying power of music to guide us through the year with works by Schubert, Strauss, Toldrà, Sondheim, Carole King, and others, sung by Lucia Bradford, Raquel Gonzáles, Samuel Kidd, and Wm. Clay Thompson. More info

Gracias a la vida

A musical tour of South America, with songs from Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile. The program features Ecuadorian tenor César Andrés Parreño and Bolivian soprano Shelén Hughes, with Steven Blier as pianist and host. 

WED, FEB 21, 8PM
All Together Now

A collaboration with Young Concert Artists, All Together Now features tenor Daniel McGrew, mezzo-sopranos Megan Moore and Erin Wagner, bass-baritone Joseph Parrish, and soprano/pianist Chelsea Guo. The program travels through six centuries of vocal ensembles, from the Renaissance to present day with music by Mozart, Chabrier, Libby Larsen, the Bobs, and many others. 

TUE, MAR 19, 8PM
Eros and Co.

Songs by Saint-Saëns, Granados, Serge Gainsbourg, Sondheim, and many others refract the chaos and the delight of Cupid’s arrow. Featuring Caramoor’s 2024 Schwab Vocal Rising Stars with pianists Steven Blier and Bénédicte Jourdois. Preview performance at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts on Sunday, March 17.