Via NPR, check out some video footage of John Luther Adams’s Sila: The Breath of The World, which premiered last weekend at Lincoln Center as part of Mostly Mozart Festival and Lincoln Center Out of Doors. Absent a stage, the traditional walls between musicians and listeners dissipated absolutely. That intimacy created a marvelous cocoon of shared experience and silky, ethereal layers of sound,” says Anastasia Tsioulcas of NPR.

Paul Taylor Dance Company and Pablo Ziegler's New Tango Ensemble rehearsed today for this Friday's free performance of “Piazzolla Caldera” at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. And they're sounding and looking great, too!Read more: http://bit.ly/1tuhK6M

Paul Taylor Dance Company and Pablo Ziegler's New Tango Ensemble rehearsed today for this Friday's free performance of “Piazzolla Caldera” at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. And they're sounding and looking great, too!

Read more: http://bit.ly/1tuhK6M

More Louis Langrée at Mostly Mozart (through 2017)

As the 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival gets underway tonight with the first Festival Orchestra concert, Lincoln Center has announced a contract extension for Mostly Mozart Festival Music Director Louis Langrée. Maestro Langrée will continue in his role through 2017, marking his 15th season at Mostly Mozart.

“I am so happy to be extending my work with the Mostly Mozart Festival and Orchestra,” said Louis Langrée. “This mutually inspiring relationship with the terrific Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra is deeply rewarding and a special joy. I feel we are now ready to soar ever higher musically. I feel so honored to have such a creative and nourishing musical home in New York City and feel the sky is the limit as to what we can achieve in the summers ahead.”

Read more here: http://bit.ly/LangreeExtension

(Photo: Richard Termine)

More “Maids” at Lincoln Center Festival

JUST ANNOUNCED!

Due to high demand for tickets, Lincoln Center Festival has today announced an added performance of the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Jean Genet’s The Maids will be presented on Saturday, August 9 at 2 PM. Starring Cate Blanchett andIsabelle Huppert, joined by young newcomerElizabeth Debicki, The Maids is directed by Benedict Andrews in a new translation by STC Artistic Director Andrew Upton and Mr. Andrews. Tickets for the added performance will be on sale Wednesday morning, July 30.

More info here: http://bit.ly/MoreMaids

(Photo: Lisa Tomasetti)

Thousands poured into Josie Robertson Plaza yesterday to celebrate National Dance Day, performing group routines with So You Think You Can Dance favorites tWitch, Allison Holker, and Alex Wong. (Photos: Kevin Yatarola)

No, you’re not seeing double. Welcome back Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra Music Director Louis Langrée!

No, you’re not seeing double. Welcome back Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra Music Director Louis Langrée!

Ticket giveaway for “The Maids” at Lincoln Center Festival

Enter to win tickets to see acclaimed actress Isabelle Huppert on stage and screen at Lincoln Center. Prize package includes:
 
Two tickets to Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Maids starring Huppert, Cate Blanchett, and Elizabeth Debicki at Lincoln Center Festival on August 13.
 
Two tickets to An Evening with Isabelle Huppert at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on July 30 with screenings of Abuse of Weakness and The Piano Teacher and an extended conversation between the actress and John Waters.

Full details here —> http://on.fb.me/1mNDjqQ

This morning, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra Music Director Louis Langrée and other orchestra members greeted fans on Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson as they waited for tickets for tonight’s free preview concert to kick off this summer’s Mostly Mozart Festival.

Roberta Flack tonight at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

With graceful subtlety, the stunning pianist and tender vocalist Roberta Flack remains compellingly fresh, with evergreen hits like “Killing Me Softly” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” She performs a free concert tonight at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. Details here —> http://bit.ly/LCOODRobertaFlack

(Photo: Brian T Salik)

Aerial photo of premiere performance of Sila: The Breath of the World by John Luther Adams, repeated tonight at 6pm(Photo: Kevin Yatarola)

Aerial photo of premiere performance of Sila: The Breath of the World by John Luther Adams, repeated tonight at 6pm

(Photo: Kevin Yatarola)