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December 2023

Side view of Matthew Whitaker Quartet wearing a red blazer and black beanie
  • Saturday, December 9, 2023 - 7:30pm

Matthew Whitaker’s love for music began at the young age of three, after his grandfather gave him a small Yamaha keyboard. At nine years old, Matthew began teaching himself how to play the Hammond B3 organ.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on stage with their instruments.
  • Sunday, December 10, 2023 - 2:00pm

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) returns to the Mondavi Center to perform Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, works that unfailingly provide spiritual fulfillment for music lovers of all faiths and beliefs, inspiring strength at year’s end and a vision of the brightes

January 2024

Charles Blow stands in suit and tie against a black backdrop
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 7:30pm

Charles Blow is an Op-Ed columnist at The New York Times, where his column appears on Mondays and Thursdays. Mr. Blow’s columns tackle hot-button issues such as social justice, racial equality, presidential politics, police violence, gun control and the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Renée Fleming stands in a black ballgown in front of a distressed background.
  • Sunday, January 14, 2024 - 7:30pm

Renée Fleming is one of the most highly acclaimed singers of our time, performing on the stages of the world’s great opera houses and concert halls.

One of the Dino Light characters, green.
  • Sunday, January 28, 2024 - 2:00pm

An original story that captivates audiences young and old, Dino-Light features a scientist that brings a friendly dinosaur to life.

February 2024

Conductor on stage with orchestra behind them
  • Sunday, February 4, 2024 - 2:00pm

Since its inception in 2010, Rising Stars of Opera has featured vocal artistry, stirring arias and a glimpse at the opera stars of tomorrow; and every ticket has been free to the public thanks to Barbara K. Jackson.

Benjamin wearing a gold and white sparkling costume with a gold cape and tall white boots, holding a saxophone.
  • Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 7:30pm
  • Friday, February 9, 2024 - 7:30pm
  • Saturday, February 10, 2024 - 7:30pm

Lakecia Benjamin was voted 2020 Downbeat Critics Poll Rising Star Alto Saxophonist and Up and Coming Artist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. A charismatic and dynamic performer who has played alongside Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, The Roots, Macy Gray and many more, Benjamin also has an inimitable skill of fusing traditional conceptions of jazz, hip hop and soul in her original songs.

Fran Lebowitz poses, looking at the camera, in front of a grey background wearing a navy blue suit jacket.
  • Friday, February 9, 2024 - 7:30pm

No less an authority than David Sedaris calls Fran Lebowitz “the gold standard for intelligence, efficiency and humor.

Three dancers from AIM in front of the fountain.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2024 - 7:30pm

Considered “one of the most consistently excellent troupes working today” (The New York Times), A.I.M is a contemporary dance company led by acclaimed choreographer Kyle Abraham.

The Branford Marsalis Quartet poses in suits in front of a grey background.
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 7:30pm

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most influential and revered figures in contemporary music.

March 2024

The Curtis on Tour performers.
  • Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 2:00pm

Richard Strauss String Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85 
Alban Berg Piano Sonata in B Minor, Op. 1 (Trans. By Heime Müller) 
Johannes Brahms String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Op. 36 

Germán López poses seated with a guitar.
  • Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 7:30pm
  • Friday, March 8, 2024 - 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 7:30pm

Germán López is one of the most internationally distinguished timple virtuosos. Since his professional beginnings, López has been exploring the sonorous possibilities of this diminutive 5-string instrument, with roots in the Canary Islands.

Dancer in white dress poses on stage
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 7:30pm

A Grupo Corpo performance is a microcosm of Brazil itself: exuberant and rhythmic, proudly multicultural and infused with an indomitable, infectious spirit.

Black and white photo of Tord Gustavsen Trio in front of a plain background.
  • Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 7:30pm
  • Friday, March 15, 2024 - 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 7:30pm

Often with just a few carefully chosen notes, Norwegian jazz pianist Tord Gustavsen draws listeners into a world where melody is cherished as much as the freedom to explore textures and soundscapes.

The members of Danú standing with their instruments on green grass, with a castle covered in ivy in the background.
  • Sunday, March 17, 2024 - 7:30pm

Celebrate the day of the year when everyone is a little Irish with Danú, one of Ireland’s most acclaimed traditional music ensembles. For two decades, this band hailing from County Waterford has been entertaining audiences internationally with its breathtaking vocals in Irish and English and virtuoso performances on flute, tin whistle, button accordion and bouzouki.



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