Target Free Thursdays
The Atrium at Lincoln Center features a series of musical performances every Thursday. Moreover, they’re free! What’s a better deal than that?
Ongoing, 8:30 p.m.
David Rubenstein Atrium, Lincoln Center,
61 W. 62nd St., free
Cycle of Seven Brahms Chamber Sonatas
Keyboardist and violinist Jerome Bosen takes the stage with Laura Hamilton (violin), Craig Mumm (viola) and Lanny Paykin (cello) as they perform the complete chamber sonatas of Brahms in this series of recitals.
Sunday, Nov. 13 and Dec. 18,
Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church,
120 W. 69th St., free
The Kronos Quartet presents ‘A Musical Meditation on the Anniversary of 9/11’
Featuring contrasting compositions from 11 countries, the highly acclaimed Kronos Quartet will explore the poignant moments of the 9/11 attacks from a rich multicultural perspective. The Brooklyn Youth Chorus will also be lending its voice in this New York premiere.
Sept. 21-24, 7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Music Academy Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton St., Brooklyn, $20-$50
The Metropolitan Opera 2011-12 season
The Metropolitan Opera opens its 2011-12 season with the Met premiere of Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena,” starring soprano Anna Netrebko in the title role. Other highlights of the season include a new production of “Faust,” a New Year’s Eve gala performance of “The Enchanted Island” and Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle.
Sept. 26 through May 2012
The Metropolitan Opera
Opening night: $85-$1,450; Other performances: $25-$330, 212-362-6000
This fall, Brooklyn Philharmonic takes music into three neighborhoods around the borough, a new paradigm that is set to actively involve communities and engage them in exciting collaborations. Take in chamber music that will accompany rare, celebrated Russian cartoons and an innovative fusion of hip-hop classics and orchestra sets.
Season opens with a special Restoration Rocks concert Oct. 8
Various venues across Brighton Beach,
Downtown Brooklyn and Bedford-Stuyvesant
Composer Portraits —Tobias Picker
Members of the Bretano String Quartet present music written by the acclaimed composer Tobias Picker, who the Times hailed as “a genuine creator with a fertile unforced vein of invention.” Watch for the highlight: “Keys to the City” — a piano concerto composed to commemorate the centenary of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Oct. 6, 8 p.m.
Miller Theater, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, $25,
Pianist Seymour Lipkin — Celebrating 25 Years at Juilliard
Accomplished pianist Seymour Lipkin will perform an all-Beethoven recital in celebration of his 25 years at Juilliard. Program includes Sonata Op. 2, No. 2 in A Major, Sonata Op. 78 in F-sharp Major and Sonata Op. 106 in B-flat Major.
Oct. 11, 8 p.m.
Paul Hall, The Juilliard School
155 W. 65th St., free
Symphony for the Dance Floor
Inspired by hip-hop, pop and classical music, established Haitian-American composer-violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain presents a lovely fusion of music, art and movement that is a true manifestation of contemporary sound, composition and vivid aesthetics.
Brooklyn Music Academy Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton St., Brooklyn, $20-$35
Sunday Morning Coffee Concerts
Violinist Vilde Frang and pianist Michail Lifits open for the annual season of “Great Performers,” presented by Lincoln Center.
Oct. 16, 11 a.m.
Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center,
165 West 65th St., $22