Music

ABSOLUTE ENSEMBLE
Founded by conductor Kristjan Järvi, this unique chamber band plays a mix of jazz, classical and world music around the world.

ALBINA SHAGIMURATOVA
One of the world’s leading sopranos, the Russian coloratura performs at top opera houses including The Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, and The Royal Opera House, as well as leading concert halls.

BERTA ROJAS
The three-time Grammy nominee is widely considered to be one of the world’s great classical guitarists.

BRIAN ASAWA
One of the foremost countertenors of our time.

BOSTON PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Founded in 2012 by Benjamin Zander, this 117-member tuition free orchestra was immediately hailed by the likes of Yo Yo Ma, Simon Rattle and Gunther Schuller.

BOWFIRE
“Exhilarating,” “electrifying” and “innovative” is typical praise for the diversely talented collection of violinists and fiddlers that make up BOWFIRE.

DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY
The internationally acclaimed baritone is one of the world’s most renowned opera singers and a celebrated recitalist in demand in every corner of the globe.

GALA NYC
Anchored and developed by the versatile Juilliard-trained cellist and composer Mike Block, hailed by Yo Yo Ma as “the ideal 21st century musician,” GALA NYC is a New York-based genre-breaking concert series featuring world-class musicians from diverse musical backgrounds.

IGUDESMAN & JOO
Musicians Aleksey Igudesman & Hyung-ki Joo are an Internet and international sensation. Think Mozart hijacked by Monty Python. Immortalized with more than 40 million YouTube viewings, the critically acclaimed the duo bring an uproarious, sidesplitting approach to the concert performance.

JP JOFRE
Considered to be the premiere bandoneónista of the modern age, the musician-composer-arranger’s virtuosity astonishes critics as well as his growing legion of fans around the world.

KEITH MILLER
Miller is a widely admired opera singer performing at the Metropolitan Opera and other venues whose superb bass voice, excellent musicianship and keen stage presence make each role he performs noteworthy.

MAXIM VENGEROV
The Grammy-nominated violinist has been hailed as the kind of talent that comes along once every 100 years. Secured lifetime appointment as UNICEF’s first-ever Envoy of Music.

MICHAEL COLINA
A legend in R & B, pop and jazz, this triple Grammy-winning composer/producer has been leaving his mark on contemporary classical music for the past decade.

NEW YORK YOUTH SYMPHONY
The most awarded youth program of its kind in the country —comprised of an orchestra, jazz, chamber, conducting and composing program—marked its 50th Anniversary in 2013.

OPERA HISPÁNICA
The nation’s first and only Latin American and Spanish opera company, founded in 2009.

PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM
Toby and Itzhak Perlman’s summer program for gifted young musicians.

PHILIPPE QUINT
Hailed by NPR as “classical music’s superstar,” violinist Philippe Quint has been nominated for two Grammy Awards.

ROCK ‘N ROLL FANTASY CAMP
A camp where rock wannabes perform live with their musical heroes, founded by legendary rock producer David Fishof.

SYLVIA McNAIR
American soprano is a regular guest artist with the major opera houses and symphony orchestras of Europe and North America and she performs frequently also as recitalist.

THAT’S NOT TANGO – ASTOR PIAZZOLLA, A LIFE IN MUSIC
Unfolds through an interplay between dramatic narrative and virtuoso musical performances of Piazzolla’s music. Conceived by Lesley Karsten who also co-wrote the play and stars as Piazzolla. The production is co-written and led by renowned stage director Stephen Wadsworth.

TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA
An American progressive rock band ranked by Billboard and Pollstar as one of the top ten ticket selling brands of the new millennium.