Next Live Show: Peter Boyer
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Next Live Show: Peter Boyer

This composer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America has been performed by more than 120 orchestras, but not simultaneously, which would be foolish. Among his many commissions was a piece for President Biden’s inauguration, a fanfare for the uncommon man. Presented with BMI and the Ellis Island Honors Society. Thursday, May 30, 6:30 7 World Trade Center This … Continue reading »

490: Elizabeth Streb
Dance

490: Elizabeth Streb

“I don’t like dance,” says this choreographer, “but we saw the bull riders at Madison Square Garden and, boy, I really wanted to get on that bull.” Her combination of disdain and desire results in exciting and surprising—I hesitate to say “dance” lest I incur her scorn— “organized movement.” Continue reading »

Dance

488: Eduardo Vilaro

“I am Juan de Pareja,” says this choreographer (center) about the subject of his new piece, the Afro-Spanish painter enslaved by Velázquez. Multiple personalities? No. One artist fascinated by the life of another. We celebrate Vilaro’s fifteen years as artistic director of Ballet Hispánico. Music: Ahmed Alom (left). Continue reading »