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For This Famed Pianist, Life On The Road Is Stylish, Sexy And Fun

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.13.2016 | Queer Voices

For world-renowned pianist Simon Ghraichy, a concert in New York represents more than just a performance, it gives him a unique opportunity to connect...

Fall 2016 Opera Preview: Here's What You Shouldn't Miss

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
Read More: New York Opera, Amanda Woodbury, South African Soprano Pretty Yende Sing Juliette, American Symphony Orchestra, Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Alvarez, Sir Richard Eyre Manon Lescaut, Asenath Nicholson Annals of the Famine in Ireland, Baritone Gerald Finley in Metropolitan Opera Guillaume Tell, Tenor Javier Camarena, Bel Canto, Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky, Superstar, Donizetti's Tudor Queen Trilogy, Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Roy Niederhoffer, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, Ian Bostridge, Catherine Naglestad Salome, David Lang the Loser, Donnacha Dennehy the Hunger, Elektra Patrice Chereau, Esa-Pekka Salonen, New York Philharmonic, Finnish Composer Kaija Saariaho Circle Map Lumiere Et Pesanteur, Fall 2016 Opera Preview: Here's What You Shouldn't Miss, Gerald Barry's Ebullient the Importance of Being Earnest, Harold Prince Candide, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, Joyce DiDonato, Kelli O'Hara, Krenek's Der Dictator, Lachain Glen, Met's New Mariusz Trelinski Tristan Und Isolde, Sir Simon Rattle, Nina Stemme, New York City Opera Reprieve From Bankruptcy, Pagliacci With Aleko Rachmaninoff, Park Avenue Armory Louis Andriessen Expansive De Materie, Peter Eotvos Angels in America, Peter Sellars St. Matthew Passion, Robert Lapage, Damnation of Faust, The Ring, Kaija Saariaho L'amour De Loin, Rosinni Guillaume Tell Pierre Audi, Soprano Christine Goerke Big Success Elektra at Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony and Andris Nelsons, Soprano Diana Damrau, Tenor Vitorrio Grigolo, Manon, Bartlett Sher Gounod's Lush Romeo Et Juliette, Soprano Jennifer Zetlan Lonh, Stephen Costello Sings Romeo, Strauss Day of Peace, Stuart Skelton Sings Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova, Evgeny Nikitin, Rene Pape, Susanna Phillips and Eric Owens, Swedish Soprano Nina Stemme Isolde, Tobin Stokes and Heather Raffia's Fallujah, William Kentridge, Coloratura Soprano Marlis Petersen Lulu, Arts News

Mark McLaren, ZEALnyc Editor in Chief, September 9, 2016 If you follow opera like I follow opera, you'll know that last season was an exciting one in...

Classical Music Sizzles this Season -- Read ZEALnyc's Picks for What's HOT!

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.07.2016 | Arts

By ZEALnyc's Contributing Writers: Christopher Johnson, Joshua Rosenblum, Brian Taylor and Jose Andrade, September 7, 2016 While there is hardly a cl...

So, About That Time Someone Let Us Perform At Carnegie Hall

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment

There we were: four badass chicks people who can’t sing from the Moulin Rouge The Huffington Post, waiting in the wings at Carnegie Hall. Feather bo...

The RTR & Rufus Wainwright In One Night

Rob Taub | Posted 06.18.2016 | New York
Rob Taub

I've celebrated Christmas, New Year's Eve and enjoyed many other nights at the Russian Tea Room and no matter what the circumstances were, every eveni...

Judy's Back! Rufus Wainwright Returns to Carnegie Hall with Renowned Garland Tribute

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Publicity Photo / Credit: Matthew Welch On June 16 and 17, singer, songwriter and composer, Rufus Wainwright will head back to Carnegie Hall to reviv...

The Carnegie Hall You Thought You Knew

Andrea Hoffman | Posted 05.23.2016 | New York
Andrea Hoffman

New York City's acknowledged position as the mecca for arts and entertainment in America means that aspiring artists and performers flock here in untold numbers, willing to sacrifice everything for the opportunity to present their work at the highest levels in their fields.

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? If You're a Kid, Call Ben Zander

Michael Levin | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

Ben Zander is raising a lot more than money. He's raising 127 young people to find out what they are capable of, with an instrument in their hands and with the even more powerful instrument that is their minds.

Another Kind of 'Return' by Dr. Hankus Netsky

New England Conservatory | Posted 03.22.2016 | Arts
New England Conservatory

The era of "embarrassment" over Jewish "ghetto culture" is long over. A major effort is needed to go beyond one-week workshops and find a way to provide substantial support for offerings in traditional Jewish music and culture at all levels of Jewish and general education...and, if not now, when?

Theater Sings Louder Than Screams of Hate; Somewhere Project's 'West Side Story'

Steve Schonberg | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Production Photos / Credit: Richard Termine Theater can sing louder than hate can scream, and by doing so it speaks volumes. If theater is a reflecti...

The Metropolitan Room of Ageless Art

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 02.04.2016 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

According to owner Bernie Furshpan, the goal of this Flatiron district cabaret is to revive the "golden age of cabaret" with both renowned performers and new faces.

From Syria to SoHo: The Message of the Malek Jandali Trio

Hamzah Raza | Posted 02.04.2016 | Arts
Hamzah Raza

Malek Jandali is a critically-acclaimed Syrian composer and pianist. A naturalized American citizen, Jandali has used the power of music to impact the...

Really? We're Sitting With the Orchestra?! Beethoven's Fifth: From the Inside Out

Jack Meyer | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts
Jack Meyer

On the subway after work one night, Mathilde noticed a fellow passenger carrying a violin case. "Do you play?" she asked. "Yes, I'm on my way to an ...

Nature Ganganbaigal and His Mongolian Band Tengger Cavalry Is a Great Listen if You're Looking for a New Sound

Ilana Rapp | Posted 12.17.2015 | Arts
Ilana Rapp

I've come to the conclusion that the entire universe knows I love New York City, so when I saw the interesting band name Tengger Cavalry come up in my list of bands playing in NYC, I had to find out more. I was like, "What kind of music could a band named Tengger Cavalry play?"

Can Miley Cyrus Educate Millennials About the Fight Against AIDS?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 12.04.2015 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

At Carnegie Hall this past Tuesday night, Miley Cyrus joined U2's Bono and The Edge, Hozier and Jessie J for a World AIDS Day event featuring U.S. Vic...

Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Plays the Toy Piano

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.24.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's a baby grand in the living room, but when Phyllis Chen sits down to play, it's at the child-size cherry-red toy piano.

The David Lynch Foundation Gala: #ChangeBeginsWithin at Carnegie Hall

Sharad Khare | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Sharad Khare

Transcendental Meditation has impacted so many people lives for the better. An organization that promotes this to people who don't have regular access to this type of education has to be commended and supported.

This Weekend, New York Jazzharmonic Debuts a New Big Band at Symphony Space

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.30.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Jazz is making a comeback in New York City. Hipsters tip-tap their toes at joints like the Fat Cat and Iridium, taking in their grandparents' tunes. Nostalgia trends these days, and there's nothing like a wailing saxophone to put you in the mood.

The Royal Treatment: Elektra with the Boston Orchestra Symphony at Carnegie Hall

Opera Teen | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Opera Teen

In a galvanizing, hair-raising performance, the Boston Symphony Orchestra arrived at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday night a hundred strong and with a vengeance that could only be befitting of one character and the opera that was named for her: Richard Strauss' Elektra.

Concert Pianist Simon Ghraichy Gears Up For Carnegie Hall Debut

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

More than anything, Simon Ghraichy is proud to be a citizen of the world. The 29-year-old concert pianist, who was born in Lebanon to a Lebanese fath...

Broadway's Sierra Boggess On Bringing The 'Soundtrack Of Her Life' To The Stage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Sierra Boggess is in the midst of rehearsals for the highly anticipated Broadway musical version of “School Of Rock,” but she’s managed to find ...

Cadillacs, Carl's Jr, 'Citizen Kane' and Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.11.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

TWO CURRENT ITEMS WORTH NOTING: a. Carl's Jr aggressively pitches their half-pound Most American Thickburger equipped with a hot dog on top of potato ...

Wise Music to Soothe the Savage Beast of My Mind

Chris Corbett | Posted 07.02.2016 | Arts
Chris Corbett

Her career is an interesting story of how an artist representing traditional wisdom made their work more approachable by evolving to a contemporary sound with the encouragement of a rock producer and a pop diva.

Love's Journey

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.17.2016 | Good News
Jack Schimmelman

Dasha Koltunyuk graduates Princeton University this year. Her journey opens up to new vistas. Dasha's story is uniquely American. She is a first generation American. And that is precisely why her path could unfold nowhere else but here.

Stage Door: The Road of Promise

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
Fern Siegel

German composer Kurt Weill was no stranger to Nazi harassment. A prominent and popular Jewish composer, he fled to Paris in 1933. Well known for his theater hits, such as The Threepenny Opera and Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, he soon headed to the safety of New York.