Brooklyn Academy Of Music
Friday, February 06, 2015
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Friday, June 20, 2014
Live from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, a show devoted to the theme of fear — the kind that that can motivate us, and the kind that can stop us in our tracks. Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory join us for a song about escape; comedian Hari Kondabolu ...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
Biking to BAM? Lock up your wheels on the newest invention in the David Byrne Alphabet. The musician/writer teamed up with a local artist to create a bike parking area unveiled Wednesday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Friday, September 14, 2012
In 1976, the New York premiere of Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s “Einstein on the Beach” captivated audiences, polarized critics and put both artists on the map of contemporary performance art. In four-and-a half hours, its famously reductive score, enigmatic text and limpid, tensile choreography (by Lucinda Childs) teases out the meaning of the time/space continuum.
Friday, February 17, 2012
With City Opera at BAM during the house's 150th anniversary, Olivia Giovetti takes a look at the Academy's longstanding relationship with opera, and notes that BAM often beat its Lincoln Center counterparts to the punch.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
For two weekends in November, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will screen 54 new and old films starring live puppets. The festival's 19 features and 35 shorts will be shown from Nov. 12 through 14 and from Nov. 18 through 20 as part of "Puppets on Film."
Monday, October 10, 2011
This week on The New Canon, we tango with composer-violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (aka DBR) and director D.J. Mendel and discuss the combination of music and dance. If you've ever seen violinist DBR in performance, you know that he plays with a fluidity of movement entirely his own and utterly captivating. In this week's chat, we go further into that interplay to ask what happens when music and movement collide? And, in that partnership, who leads?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
To say that Kronos Quartet has earned a reputation as a tireless champion of new works with diverse collaborators doesn't come close to doing the ensemble justice. With a 30+ year career, over 750 commissioned works and arrangements, over 45 recordings, countless awards, including a newly minted Polar Music Prize and Avery Fisher Prize, and cemented relationships with iconic composers such as Terry Riley, Henryck Gorecki, Steve Reich, Philip Glass and Osvaldo Golijov, Kronos has an unmatched run of razor-sharp, new-music credentials.
Monday, September 19, 2011
This week on the New Canon, Kronos cellist Jeffrey Zeigler goes three-for-three in the chat room alongside his wife, the luminous composer Paola Prestini, both talking about their upcoming work at BAM and the communicative power of music over words. Our chat starts on Monday at 4pm.
Friday, July 01, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
July is a good month for film fans partial to a platinum coif and a breathy voice. Marilyn Monroe will spend two weeks on the silver screen at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in a 14-film retrospective brimming with blond perkiness right down to its name: Marilyn! The festival runs from July 1 through 17.