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June 30   -  

Meredith Monk In Her Own Voice

It has a lot to do with listening to the other layers and to the series of musical events. It takes a different kind of listening. It's a very hands-on kind of music.

June 26   -  

On Her Own Terms: Wendy Whelan Comes to City Center

It's here that she began to recover her strength and learn her limits, and build the confidence to know that she needn't be defined by them. With the backing of the associateship, she can feel free to experiment. "I'm incredibly confident".

June 22   -  

Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock Together Again

Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock have run on relatively parallel courses since both appeared on the scene in the early 1960s. Both musicians built their reputations on their fervent experimentalism and rejection of convention.

June 20   -  

MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet: 50 Years Later, And Still For The First Time

Though no English writer would dare try to improve upon William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, certain adaptations, especially in other art forms, can take on such a life of their own that they become—like the play itself—so ...

June 18   -  

The Music of Puente, Machito & Henriquez

Machito laid the groundwork for Latin jazz, Tito Puente pushed the envelope with passion, and on June 12– 13, Carlos Henriquez propels the music into the future in Rose Theater with The Music of Puente, Machito & Henriquez.

June 14   -  

Before Bach

Bach is a towering figure of music history, in part because he stood on the shoulders of giants. Yet modern musicians largely ignored composers who came before him until the recent revival of early music that has transformed the ways we play and hear ...

June 12   -  

Fifty Years Of Priceless Music — Absolutely Free

This summer, June 17–24, the concerts in the Parks series is celebrating its Golden anniversary, inspiring a look back on the beginnings of New York's favorite summer tradition.

June 11   -  

Wayne Shorter— Living Legend

Mr. Shorter has a body of unique and definitive compositions, sophisticated in melody and harmony, done in the rhythm of jazz. His music has been the centerpiece of three definitive forces in jazz...

June 10   -  

The Wit and Wisdom of Susan Graham

The star mezzo returns to the Met this month in the title role of Susan Stroman's new production of Lehár's The Merry Widow. She tells the Met's Philipp Brieler about opera, operetta, and her "gift of gab."

June 4   -  

The Wit and Wisdom of Susan Graham

The star mezzo returns to the Met this month in the title role of Susan Stroman's new production of Lehár's The Merry Widow. She tells the Met's Philipp Brieler about opera, operetta, and her "gift of gab."
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