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Additional support is provided by the Altman Foundation.

lcl-flemingFrom Bocelli to Barton: Richard Tucker Opera Gala

Tuesday, March 21st at 6:30 pm

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala concert—the most anticipated event of the opera season—features Andrea Bocelli, Renée Fleming, Angela Gheorghiu, Isabel Leonard, Christine Goerke, Lawrence Brownlee, Stephen Costello, Nadine Sierra, and Piotr Bezcala, along with 2015’s Richard Tucker Award winner, Jamie Barton.



Photo from 'Act One' Play

Act One: a play by James Lapine

Sunday, April 2nd at 2 pm

In Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony®-nominated Best Play, three time Tony® winner James Lapine reimagines Moss Hart’s captivating memoir for the stage with a cast led by Tony Shalhoub, Andrea Martin, and Santino Fontana.




The New York Philharmonic with Lang Lang

Thursday, April 20th at 6:30 pm

Join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic as they open the season in style with Lang Lang, with his “charismatic stage presence, passionate playing and astounding technique” (The New York Times). The evening concludes with Beethoven’s joyful Seventh Symphony.




Show Boat: the Musical

Sunday, May 7th at 2 pm

Join the New York Philharmonic as they present this concert version of Show Boat, the musical based on a bestselling novel by Edna Ferber with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Highlights include “Ol’ Man River,” “Make Believe,” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man.”




Simple Gifts: the Chamber Music Society

Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30 pm

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center takes to the road, performing in one of the country’s most beautiful historic sites: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Kentucky. Delivering a monumental performance of Copland’s “Appalachian Spring,” the ensemble draws poignant connections between life on the frontier and the art of making music.



Latin Beat

Sunday, June 4th at 2 pm

Alexander Wu and the ZigZag Quartet take audiences of all ages on a journey across Latin culture to find the threads of salsa, samba, tango, and meringue throughout classical, jazz, and modern musical compositions. Latin influences abound if you listen carefully, and top tango dancers Carolina Jaurena and Diego Blanco bring Argentine music to life with their smooth moves.



Emanuel Ax, Anna Polonsky & Orion Weiss

Tuesday, June 20th at 6:30 pm

Praised by the Cleveland Plain Dealer for his “inspired virtuosity,” pianist Orion Weiss joins the “consistently captivating” (Washington Post) Anna Polonsky in her Debut, and his mentor, Emanuel Ax, for an extraordinary evening of Brahms and Schumann for piano with four hands.