At 92nd Street Y, brilliant international artists perform chamber masterworks that give you insights into once-familiar works. Delve into the genius and artistry of composers like Mozart, Beethoven and Bartók in the comfort of our acoustically heralded Kaufmann Concert Hall.
92nd Street Y thanks its Tisch Center for the Arts supporters, which includes public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency and public funds from the New York State Department of Cultural Affairs.
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Brush Up Your Shakespeare: The Bard and the Broadway Musical
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Petruchio and Katherine backstage, Romeo and Juliet on a fire escape, shipwrecked identical twins "falling in love with love." William Shakespeare’s influence on American song has been long-running and far-reaching.
Fats Waller: Handful of Keys
Tue, Jul 16, 2013, 8 pm
Want to get this joint jumpin’? Then jump right into the 2013 Jazz in July festival with the man whose popularity brought stride piano to the whole world.
Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin’ on a Star
Wed, Jul 17, 2013, 8 pm
How to be immortal: be the court composer to Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.
West Coast Jazz
Thu, Jul 18, 2013, 8 pm
Take a drive down Highway 1 for a night of jazz with the top down.
The Mad Hatter: Music of Chick Corea
Tue, Jul 23, 2013, 8 pm
Chick Corea’s music is electrifying! Join us as we pay tribute to his incomparable artistry.
Mancini, Mandel & The Movies
Wed, Jul 24, 2013, 8 pm
The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, M*A*S*H, “Moon River”, “The Shadow of Your Smile”: In Henry Mancini and Johnny Mandel, movies and TV found a fresh voice steeped in jazz.
Benny Goodman: Let’s Dance!
Thu, Jul 25, 2013, 8 pm
Long live the King of Swing! We’ve got the swinging-est rhythm section in town and a front line who feel this music from their fingertips to their toes.
Opening Night for 2013/14 Season: Valentina Lisitsa, piano
Sat, Oct 19, 2013, 8 pm
“A special combination of utterly self-assured virtuosity and real lyricism.” —The Guardian (UK)
An American Tribute to Andrés Segovia
Sat, Oct 26, 2013, 8 pm
Through the music he championed, arranged and inspired, Segovia’s legacy lives on.
Master Class: Oscar Ghiglia, guitar
Sun, Oct 27, 2013, 3 pm
Founder of the Gargnano International Guitar Competition, Oscar Ghigliha has served as artist in residence or visiting professor at such institutions as the Cincinnati and San Francisco conservatories, the Juilliard School, the Hartt School and Northwestern University.
Miriam Fried, violin & Jonathan Biss, piano
Sat, Nov 2, 2013, 8 pm
“A glorious collaboration between two like-minded players who share not only blood by also a passion for the intricate interplay that chamber music affords.” —St. Paul Pioneer Press
Hagen Quartet: Beethoven Cycle 1
Thu, Nov 7, 2013, 7:30 pm
“Phrasing, color, tempo, and voicing are varied in a way that makes familiar works sound fresh, even radically new.” —Boston Globe
Hagen Quartet: Beethoven Cycle 2
Sat, Nov 9, 2013, 8 pm
“An exhilaratingly fresh take.” —The Guardian (UK)
Hagen Quartet: Beethoven Cycle 3
Sun, Nov 10, 2013, 3 pm
“The Hagen Quartet couples edgy drama with fragile lyricism.” —BBC Music magazine
Hagen Quartet: Beethoven Cycle 4
Thu, Nov 14, 2013, 7:30 pm
“They draw us into Beethoven's emotional world through the sheer beauty of the playing and the way each detail is particularized.” —Gramophone
Hagen Quartet: Beethoven Cycle 5
Sat, Nov 16, 2013, 8 pm
“They have the ability to find the individual sound-world that each work occupies and bring it to life . . .” —American Record Guide
Hagen Quartet: Beethoven Cycle 6
Sun, Nov 17, 2013, 3 pm
“…an amazingly vivid, luminous vision of the music…this is remarkable, enthralling playing…” —Gramophone
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Sat, Dec 14, 2013, 8 pm
“One of the best guitarists in the world.” —The Boston Globe
Master Class: Pamela Frank, violin
Sun, Jan 26, 2014, 3 pm
Violinist Pamela Frank is winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Prize, the highest honor given to an American instrumentalist.
Thu, Jan 30, 2014, 7:30 pm
“His string players produce exquisitely shaded, gorgeous ensemble work.” —Los Angeles Times
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Priority registration puts you at the front of the line to register for courses and events for an upcoming semester.
Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.
Who is eligible for priority registration?
Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.
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