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Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

New York City Opera presents: Stonewall

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the beginning of the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement,Stonewall is an explosive new American opera that captures the rage, grit, humor and, finally, hope of the LGBTQ+ community’s uprising in a Greenwich Village dance club on one hot night in June 1969. The work follows a diverse group of characters whose lives collide at that pivotal moment in history when they find the courage to fight back. New York City Opera commissioned composer Iain Bell, librettist Mark Campbell, and director Leonard Foglia to create Stonewall.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

New York City Opera presents: Stonewall

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the beginning of the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement,Stonewall is an explosive new American opera that captures the rage, grit, humor and, finally, hope of the LGBTQ+ community’s uprising in a Greenwich Village dance club on one hot night in June 1969. The work follows a diverse group of characters whose lives collide at that pivotal moment in history when they find the courage to fight back. New York City Opera commissioned composer Iain Bell, librettist Mark Campbell, and director Leonard Foglia to create Stonewall.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

New York City Opera presents: Stonewall

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the beginning of the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement,Stonewall is an explosive new American opera that captures the rage, grit, humor and, finally, hope of the LGBTQ+ community’s uprising in a Greenwich Village dance club on one hot night in June 1969. The work follows a diverse group of characters whose lives collide at that pivotal moment in history when they find the courage to fight back. New York City Opera commissioned composer Iain Bell, librettist Mark Campbell, and director Leonard Foglia to create Stonewall.


Dizzy's Club

Randy Napoleon’s Midwest Guitar Legacy: Grant Green, Wes Montgomery and Kenny Burrell

With guitarist Randy Napoleon, bassist Rodney Whitaker, pianist Jeb Patton, and drummer Quincy Davis.


Dizzy's Club

Jonathan Michel: L’Ouverture

With bassist Jonathan Michel, saxophonist Godwin Louis, vocalist/flutist Melanie Charles, pianist Willerm Delisfort, and drummer Rodney Ruckus.


Dizzy's Club

Late Night Session: Empirical

With alto saxophonist Nathaniel Facey, bassist Tom Farmer, vibraphonist Lewis Wright, and drummer Shaney Forbes.


Dizzy's Club

François Bourassa Quartet

With pianist François Bourassa, bassist Guy Boisvert, saxophonist/flutist Andre Leroux, and drummer Guillaume Pilote.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

New York City Opera presents: Stonewall

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the beginning of the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement,Stonewall is an explosive new American opera that captures the rage, grit, humor and, finally, hope of the LGBTQ+ community’s uprising in a Greenwich Village dance club on one hot night in June 1969. The work follows a diverse group of characters whose lives collide at that pivotal moment in history when they find the courage to fight back. New York City Opera commissioned composer Iain Bell, librettist Mark Campbell, and director Leonard Foglia to create Stonewall.


Dizzy's Club

Sean Jones: Dizzy Spellz

With trumpeter/vocalist Sean Jones, tap dancer/vocalist/flutist Brinae Ali, turntablist/keyboardist Wendell Patrick, pianist Zaccai Curtis, bassist Luques Curtis, and drummer Obed Calvaire.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

New York City Opera presents: Stonewall

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the beginning of the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement,Stonewall is an explosive new American opera that captures the rage, grit, humor and, finally, hope of the LGBTQ+ community’s uprising in a Greenwich Village dance club on one hot night in June 1969. The work follows a diverse group of characters whose lives collide at that pivotal moment in history when they find the courage to fight back. New York City Opera commissioned composer Iain Bell, librettist Mark Campbell, and director Leonard Foglia to create Stonewall.


Dizzy's Club

The Music of Basie featuring Rodney Whitaker

With bassist Rodney Whitaker.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

Teatro Nuovo Presents Bellini's: La Straniera

Teatro Nuovo presents a semi-staged performance of Bellini’s second opera to reach America, La Straniera (The Stranger).


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

Teatro Nuovo Presents Rossini's La Gazza Ladra

Teatro Nuovo presents a semi-staged performance of Rossini’s final opera, La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie).  


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

The South African Songbook

Celebrating 25 Years of Democracy

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis kicks off Opening Weekend in Rose Theater with a musical celebration of South African democracy, 25 years after apartheid’s end. A diverse group of top South African musicians will join the orchestra to perform essential South African music, with each song chosen by a guest performer and newly arranged for the show by the JLCO.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Cécile McLorin Salvant

The Ogresse

The Ogresse—a new musical journey created by vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant—is a delightfully audacious addition to Salvant’s increasingly eclectic body of work. Joining Salvant to bring this dark and romantic fairy tale-like story to life is a 13-piece chamber ensemble led by Darcy James Argue with the MIVOS string quartet.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Family Concert: Who is Chick Corea?

Learn all about pianist, composer, and living legend Chick Corea in a fun family show that will entertain and inspire you—whether you’re already jazz lovers or new to the scene. This hour-long program will feature live performances of Chick’s game-changing music and tell the inspiring story of a lifelong dreamer who has remained one of the most popular figures in music. Featuring young pianists Sean Mason, Micah Thomas, and Tyler Henderson.


The Appel Room 2019-2020 Season

Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble

On top of being one of the world’s best saxophonists, tenor titan Joe Lovano is also one of the most restlessly creative leaders in music. His latest all-star group features six artists from across the entire spectrum of jazz, each of them also a renowned composer, bandleader, and instrumentalist: pianist Kenny Werner, bassist John Patitucci, guitarist Liberty Ellman, drummers Andrew Cyrille and Tyshawn Sorey, and trumpeter Graham Haynes.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

A Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years and Counting

See some of your favorite feathered and furry friends sing classic Sesame Street songs alongside the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in this swinging celebration of the show’s 50th anniversary.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

ECM Records at 50

With Jack DeJohnette, Vijay Iyer, and more

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of ECM Records, called "one of the defining sound-worlds of the past half-century of recorded music" by the New Yorker. While some of the artists performing tonight are no strangers to Jazz at Lincoln Center, this is a rare opportunity to hear them all on one stage as they pay tribute to a label that has contributed so uniquely and extensively to contemporary music. Featuring performances by Jack DeJohnette, Vijay Iyer, Meredith Monk, Bill Frisell, Ethan Iverson, Ravi Coltrane, and more.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Chucho Valdés

With special guest Chick Corea

Multi-Grammy Award–winning pianist Chucho Valdés will play a broad spectrum of Cuban, Afro-Latin, and jazz styles. World-renowned for his solo performances, Valdés brings fleet-fingered, cross-cultural brilliance to every phrase. Pianist Chick Corea will join Valdés for the second half of the concert in the pair’s first-ever collaboration.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Abyssinian Mass by Wynton Marsalis

Presented in Collaboration with Lincoln Center's White Light Festival

Wynton Marsalis’ epic Abyssinian Mass comes to the House of Swing for an exclusive three-night run. Featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and 70-piece gospel choir Chorale le Chateau directed byDamien L. Sneed, Abyssinian Mass is a sweeping blend of big band bravado, impassioned solos, handclaps, tambourine slaps, and some of the mightiest voices you’ll hear outside of church.


The Appel Room 2019-2020 Season

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

with René Marie and Davell Crawford

The Grammy Award–winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra blends the stylistic versatility of a big band with a New Orleans-style emphasis on groove and accessibility. With an expansive repertoire of originals, jazz staples, New Orleans classics, and pop, rock, R&B, and soul hits, the NOJO is a band for all types of listeners, and an especially great entry-point for new fans of jazz. Joining them are vocalist René Marie and vocalist/keyboardist Davell Crawford.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Steve Miller

Cannonball Adderley and the Blues

Renowned blues-rock guitarist, multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller continues his exploration of the blues at Jazz at Lincoln Center. This soul-stirring program features the Patrick Bartley Sextet and supreme vocalist Brianna Thomas in a spirited celebration of saxophone legend Cannonball Adderley.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Big Band Holidays

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis continues a beloved New York tradition that plays to sold-out audiences every December. Featuring guest vocalists Alexis Morrast and Denzal Sinclaire and soulful, big band versions of classics like “Jingle Bells” and “Joy to the World,” Big Band Holidays is an uplifting holiday program sure to get you into the spirit of the season.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Spiritual Sounds and The Jazz Age

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis revisits two of its most acclaimed originals: Victor GoinesUntamed Elegance, a thoroughly modern trip to the Jazz Age of the 1920s, and Chris Crenshaw’s God’s Trombones, inspired by a poetic take on traditional Black American church sermons. Each suite highlights the ensemble’s boundless creativity, commitment to artistic vision, and the peerless musical range of its individual members.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

In Transition with Glenn Close and Ted Nash

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis saxophonist Ted Nash is a visionary composer known for translating heady ideas into vibrant, relatable music. Tonight he presents the world premiere of his latest work, a new JLCO suite featuring award-winning actor and personal friend Glenn Close.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Dianne Reeves

NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves returns for Valentine's Day weekend, continuing a popular holiday tradition at Jazz at Lincoln Center. A master vocalist and hypnotizing storyteller, Reeves inhabits every story she sings, taking mesmerized audiences along for the ride.


The Appel Room 2019-2020 Season

Herlin Riley Presents CUBANOLA

Sounds of Cuba and New Orleans

New Orleans drummer extraordinaire Herlin Riley explores the ways in which Latin jazz intersects with the sounds of his hometown. Featuring Cuban percussion genius Pedrito Martinez, prolific trumpeter (and fellow New Orleanian) Nicholas Payton, and New York's lively, go-to bassist Russell Hall, the event will showcase classic New Orleans repertoire reimagined and spiced up with Cuban music traditions.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Branford Marsalis Quartet

with Citizens of the Blues

The premise of tonight’s show is simple: one of jazz’s longest-running bands playing extraordinary music like no one else. The multi-Grammy Award–winning Branford Marsalis Quartet will play music from the brand-new record, The Secrets Between the Shadow and the Soul, with a bonus opening set by Citizens of the Blues, a quartet featuring some of the finest young musicians on the scene.


The Appel Room 2019-2020 Season

The Artistry Of Jazzmeia Horn

Love and Liberation

Jazzmeia Horn has confidently taken the jazz world by storm since winning the 2015 International Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition, and with her Love and Liberation tour, she truly comes into her own. In her Appel Room feature debut, the soulful and energetic Horn will perform songs from the album—her first collection of almost-entirely original material—with a first-class group of instrumentalists.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Family Concert: Who is Dave Brubeck?

Budding music enthusiasts and their families will learn about the life and art of the great jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck in this hour-long educational concert. Brubeck’s timeless music and principled leadership changed the world for the better, and this youth-oriented Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra concert is going to be a big, swinging celebration of an inspiring jazz ambassador.