Make Music New York: Kingsbridge Heights!

An evening of free music to celebrate the start of summer. Boogie-Down Cajun Crew (cajun)
Filthy Rotten System (folk rock)
Johnny 7 (hard-driving rock)
On Dope (punk rock)
Los Dos Quesos (hard rock)
Fort Indy (funked-up rock)

Revolution: Broadway Sings for Pride’s 8th Annual Charity Concert

On Monday, June 18, 2018 Broadway Sings for Pride will premiere their 8th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at The Cutting Room at 7:30pm! This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special celebrity guests and of course, fun! With “Revolution” as the theme this year, Youtube couple Anthony Bowens and Michael Pavano will host the show, which will feature FRAN DRESCHER (The Nanny), FRANKIE GRANDE (Television: Celebrity Big Brother U.K., MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, Broadway’s Mamma Mia! & Rock of Ages), a special HAIR 50th Anniversary Reunion!, Matt Doyle (Broadway’s Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Sam Donovan (Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars, fashion designer), the cast of “Afterglow,” and cast members from Pretty Woman: The Musical, Frozen, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys and more! The event will take place at The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St.

Spirit Journey

Featuring the Distinguished Concerts Singers and Orchestra, Composer/Conductor Pepper Choplin leads his work Our Father: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer. Co-Conductors Kevin McBethand Andy Waggoner lead choir and orchestra in a new world premiere by American composer Mark Hayes, Spirit Suite 1 & 2. PERFORMERS:
Pepper Choplin, Conductor
Kevin McBeth Conductor
Andy Waggoner, Conductor
Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International

PROGRAM:
Hayes: Spirit Suite 1 & 2
Hayes: Ain’t that Good News
Hayes: Deep River
Hayes: I Want Jesus to Walk with Me
Choplin: Our Father: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer

Tickets $20-100! On Sale Now! Visit CarnegieHall.org or call 212-247-7800
Box Office: 881 Seventh Avenue at 57th Street
Senior and Student Discounts Available at the Box Office with ID
For Group Tickets, VIP Packages, Discounts, and More, e-mail boxoffice@DCINY.org

Paul Winter’s 23rd Annual Summer Solstice Sunrise Celebration

Seven-time Grammy®-winning saxophonist Paul Winter’s 23rd Annual Summer Solstice Sunrise Celebration will take place from 4:30 AM to 6:00 AM on Saturday, June 16 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th St., New York, NY. The concert will take place under the 150-foot dome of the world’s largest Gothic cathedral. A musician’s and music lover’s dream, the Summer Solstice Celebration is a one-of-a-kind experience showcasing extraordinary musicianship in the awe-inspiring setting and titanic acoustics of the world’s largest Gothic cathedral. For this year’s performance, the Paul Winter Consort will be joined by special guests, vocalist Theresa Thomason and the 16-voice Pletenitsa Balkan Choir, conducted by Christiane Karam.

Miller Theatre Pop-Up Concert: Violinist Olivia De Prato

Olivia De Prato, co-founder and first violinist of the Mivos Quartet and member of Ensemble Signal, performs a program of virtuosic new works in a Pop-Up Concert at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre. Joined by a cast of talented musicians and friends, De Prato performs as both a soloist and chamber musician in works from her debut solo album, Streya (New Focus Recordings), including Reiko Futing’s “tanz.tanz” for solo violin and Taylor Brook’s “Wane” for solo violin with four violinists – Ludovica Burtone, Pala Garcia, Marina Kifferstein, and Elena Moon Park. De Prato also performs Missy Mazzoli’s “Dissolve, O my Heart” for solo violin, and is joined by violist Victor Lowrie for his new “Duo” and by clarinetist Ned Rothenberg for a special improvised duo.

ACME performs the music of Johann Johannsson

ACME (American Contemporary Music Ensemble) performs the music of Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson. ACME frequently toured and recorded with Johannsson from 2009 until his death in February 2018. The concert, presented by LPR X, will include selections from Johannsson’s first concert in New York, which took place in 2009 at Le Poisson Rouge with ACME. ACME artistic director Clarice Jensen will also perform “bc” for solo cello and tape loops, a piece that she co-composed with Johannsson last year. ACME players for this concert are Clarice Jensen, cello; Ben Russell, violin; Laura Lutzke, violin; Caleb Burhans, viola.

Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar ft. cellist Maya Beiser, arr. Evan Ziporyn

City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage and Le Poisson Rouge present this free concert at SummerStage in Central Park. Cellist Maya Beiser is the soloist in a startling and soaring new version for solo cello and orchestra of David Bowie’s entire last album Blackstar. Arranged by composer Evan Ziporyn, who will also conduct Ensemble LPR, Blackstar has been performed to sold-out audiences in Boston and Barcelona and will tour the U.S. this fall. The Donny McCaslin Group, including members who worked with Bowie on Blackstar, will open the concert with a special performance. The performance is part of Le Poisson Rouge’s 10th anniversary season, LPR X.

24 Chopin Etudes and Other Tales (in aid of KEYS OF CHANGE USA)

24 Chopin Études and Other Tales is a piano experience with Panos Karan performing the Chopin Études while telling stories and reflecting on his journeys through the Amazon, Sierra Leone and Japan. Karan is a pianist, conductor, and philanthropist who has brought his music into the Amazon jungle and prisons in war-torn Sierra Leone, to impoverished districts in Kolkata and the evacuation centers of post-tsunami Japan. He has recently performed in Boston, London, and Japan.

New Moon: Brooklyn CD Release

April Centrone and Maraliz Campos host the evening of Thursday June 7 at the Owl Music Parlor, celebrating the release of Centrone’s debut album New Moon. Featuring:
April Centrone oud, buzuq, percussion and drums
Maraliz Campos percussion, loops and bowls
Mariel Berger piano
And many special guests

730pm doors
8pm- Maraliz Campos and friends
9:15pm- April Centrone: New Moon CD release

$20 suggested donation

50% of ticket sales fund a music therapy program for refugee youth in Lebanon this August 2018.

25th Annual Red Hook Fest

The 25th Annual Red Hook Fest returns to Red Hook with FREE live music and dance performances on the scenic Brooklyn waterfront. Featuring activities, workshops, community services, games, face painting, delicious food, and world-class performers, Red Hook Fest is fun for the whole family. We have a stellar lineup of performers, including the international fusion band, Peliroja, the Afro Puerto Rican drum and dance company, Bombazo Dance Company, and stunning contemporary-traditional African dance from Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE. FRI JUNE 1, 2018 Community Cookout & DJ Dance Party (5:30pm-8:30pm)
P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School (71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn)
Performances by: DJ Mikey Palms
SAT JUNE 2, 2018 Mainstage Performances (2pm-7pm)
Erie Basin Park @ Ikea (1 Beard Street, Brooklyn)
Performances by: Peliroja, Bombazo Dance Company, Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE and more!