The Emerson String Quartet finds itself in the hot seat, answering (almost) everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. (See them Sunday at Alice Tully Hall)

The Emerson String Quartet finds itself in the hot seat, answering (almost) everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. See the first of their three Lincoln Center Great Performers series concerts this Sunday at Alice Tully Hall.

Nice ride, Los Angeles Philharmonic. Gustavo Dudamel and his orchestra performed works by Corigliano and Tchaikovsky last night, and perform works by Bjarnason, Rachmaninof and Brahms at Avery Fisher Hall tonight before vacating their parking spot outside The Juilliard School. More info here: http://bit.ly/1i9CeuI

Nice ride, Los Angeles Philharmonic. Gustavo Dudamel and his orchestra performed works by Corigliano and Tchaikovsky last night, and perform works by Bjarnason, Rachmaninof and Brahms at Avery Fisher Hall tonight before vacating their parking spot outside The Juilliard School. More info here: http://bit.ly/1i9CeuI

Gustavo Dudamel and Los Angeles Philharmonic Return to Lincoln Center

The Los Angeles Philharmonic, with their dynamic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, returns to New York for two concerts at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall as part of their US tour, on Sunday March 16 and Monday, March 17. These concerts will showcase a wide range of works, from Brahms and Tchaikovsky, to Corigliano and a new work by Daniel Bjarnason. Piano senstation Yuja Wang joins the orchestra for a perofrmance of Rachmaninoff’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 3. Learn about both concerts here: http://bit.ly/1i9CeuI

Los Angeles Philharmonic’s North American Tour

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Before the Los Angeles Philharmonic arrives in New York for concerts Sunday and Monday, they’ll be performing across the US and Canada on a North American tour. The tour began this week with a standing ovation following their concert in San Francisco. Follow their tour blog here: http://bit.ly/1esGpgI

Last March, the Los Angeles Philharmonic performed the New York premiere of John Adams’s oratorio The Gospel According to the Other Mary here at Lincoln Center with conductor Gustavo Dudamel. Before the orchestra returns for more concerts this March, Dudamel and Adams will speak about the work at a special TimesTalk event, Saturday March 15. For more information, click here: http://bit.ly/1ijLm2D(Photo: Richard Termine)

Last March, the Los Angeles Philharmonic performed the New York premiere of John Adams’s oratorio The Gospel According to the Other Mary here at Lincoln Center with conductor Gustavo Dudamel. Before the orchestra returns for more concerts this March, Dudamel and Adams will speak about the work at a special TimesTalk event, Saturday March 15. For more information, click here: http://bit.ly/1ijLm2D

(Photo: Richard Termine)

The great pianist Murray Perahia comes to Avery Fisher Hall on March 9 for a one-night only recital as part of Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series. He’ll perform several work Chopin works, including a scherzo, which is the subject of this video from medici.tv.

Great Performers: Christian Zacharias

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A highly individualistic musician, “revelatory” (Independent, UK) renowned German pianist Christian Zacharias presents a one-night only recital of beloved repertoire encompassing two Beethoven sonatas, Schubert’s sparkling Moments musicaux, and the fantastical Kreisleriana, Schumann’s aural portrait of E.T.A. Hoffman’s fictitious mad conductor.

Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall
February 13
Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1bCTUfB

Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series presents Art of the Song on Film, an exploration of the extraordinary artistry of art song interpreters, with rare performance footage and illuminating documentaries.

> February 8, 1pm: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
> February 8, 3:15pm: 
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
> February 12, 6:30pm: 
Christa Ludwig, Arleen Augér, and Lucia Popp
> February 12, 8:20pm: 
Thomas Quasthoff

> Learn more here

Announcing Lincoln Center’s 2014-15 Great Performers season!

Highlights:
- Some of the world’s great orchestras return to Avery Fisher Hall, including the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Budapest Festival Orchestra, and the London Symphony Orchestra (performing with Michael Tilson Thomas, their first NY concert together in 23 years).
- Le Concert d’Astree, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Les Arts Florissants and Europa Galante headline our visiting Chamber Orchestras series.
- Virtuoso Recitals with Garrick Ohlsson, Lisa Batiashvili with Paul Lewis, Joshua Bell and Emanuel Ax.
- Art of the Song at Alice Tully Hall returns with performances by Matthew Polenzani, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Sarah Connolly, and Simon Keenlyside with Emanuel Ax.
- The Takacs Quartet performs at Alice Tully Hall, along with free string quartet performances at the David Rubenstein Atrium by the Heath Quartet, JACK Quartet and others.
- The popular Sunday Morning Coffee Concerts continue with performances by Cantus, Simon Bolivar String Quartet, Steve Osborne, Alice Sara Ott and more.

> Read the full press announcement here.