Tag Archives: Brooklyn Academy of Music

John Cale played ‘VU & Nico’ at BAM w/ AnCo, MGMT, Kurt Vile, Oh Sees & more (videos, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Joined by Animal Collective, MGMT, Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio), Connan Mockasin, Caroline Polacheck (Chairlift), Thee Oh Sees, Kurt Vile, and Sky Ferreira, John Cale played all of ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ and half of ‘White Light/White Heat.’

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Eugene O’Neill and Meredith Monk, in BAM’s New Season

Source: New York Times » Music

Among the highlights of the winter-spring season is a production of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” starring Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons.

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Ivo van Hove and Pina Bausch Highlight BAM’s Next Wave Festival

Source: New York Times » Music

The festival, which features 31 programs from Sept. 14 through Dec. 16, will be the penultimate one overseen by its founding director, Joseph V. Melillo.

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Review: Brooklyn Youth Chorus Explores Issues Facing Its Members

Source: New York Times » Music

“Silent Voices,” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, used sung and spoken texts to examine race, gender, socioeconomic inequality and gentrification.

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A Cutting-Edge Impresario Leaves BAM: What Was His Best Work?

Source: New York Times » Music

Joseph V. Melillo, who helped shape the Brooklyn Academy of Music aesthetic as its executive producer, will step down in 2018. A look back at his tenure.

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Review: ‘The Dreyfus Affair’ and the Sound of Anxiety

Source: New York Times » Music

This production is a hybrid of concert and theater, a combination that has become the signature of the Ensemble for the Romantic Century.

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Devendra Banhart, k.d. lang, Caetano Veloso, Chris Thile & more played “A Nonesuch Celebration” @ BAM (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

BAM paid tribute to Bob Hurwitz — who ran innovative label Nonesuch (“The Label Without Labels”) from 1984 to 2014 — on Saturday, April 4 at a concert dubbed “A Nonesuch Celebration.”

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Harvey Lichtenstein, Who Led Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Rebirth, Dies at 87

Source: New York Times » Music

Serving 32 years as its president and executive producer, Mr. Lichtenstein reorganized BAM, and gave it a renewed purpose as a center for the performing arts.

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‘Vortex Temporum,’ a Sensual Blend of Music and Dance

Source: New York Times » Music

A dance critic and a music critic discuss the interplay between Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker’s choreographic work and Gérard Grisey’s score of the same name.

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For Cultural Brooklyn, a Plan to Grow and Stay True

Source: New York Times » Music

An artist-friendly blueprint called “Culture Forward” is meant to protect Downtown Brooklyn’s identity as an arts district amid sleek new towers.

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BAM Next Wave Festival to Include Isabelle Huppert and Mikhail Baryshnikov

Source: New York Times » Music

The festival, which runs Sept. 7 through Dec. 18, features work by Donnacha Dennehy, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Kyle Abraham.

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Review: Les Arts Florissants in a Heady Mix of Cabaret and Miley Cyrus

Source: New York Times » Music

William Christie directs this ensemble in Robert Carsen’s staging of André Campra’s “Les Fêtes Vénitiennes” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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ArtsBeat: Tilt Kids Festival Announces Lineup of Arts Events for Children

Source: New York Times » Music

The French Institute Alliance Française will bring music, dance, theater and circus events to various venues in New York City from March 4 through April 3.

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