Center Series

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National Theatre Live: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

November 19, 3:00 pm

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (GypsyVera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of ThronesThe Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeThe Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way DownJane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, recorded live from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Farewell Tour

December 3, 3:00 pm

Dance, Ballet

Join us for a very special afternoon with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, which celebrates its final performances this fall. New York Times Chief Dance Critic Alastair Macaulay has praised the company for "tackling arduous roles…with degrees of energy, scale, detailed nuance, and musical sophistication seldom found anywhere." The program is a pageant of favorites, all handpicked for their special meaning to Ms. Farrell, including classic works of the canon and iconic works created especially for her by Mr. Balanchine.
The Brentano Quartet
Center Series
The Brentano Quartet

December 9, 8:00 pm

Classical, Chamber Music, Great Performer

Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. “Passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding,” raves the London Independent.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

December 12, 7:00 pm

Theatre, Children, Musical

The beloved TV classic soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.
Rob Mathes Holiday Concert

December 15 - 16

Popular

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree with the one and only Rob Mathes, now in his third decade of holiday performances at The Center. This annual celebration featuring Mathes, plus his all-star band and chorus, is a high-energy evening of rock, jazz, and blues - original tunes and holiday classics that will put you in the spirit of the season.
The Westchester Philharmonic: Winter Pops!

December 17, 3:00 pm

Orchestra, Classical

An annual Phil tradition, this year's Winter Pops! concert will feature vocalist Laura Michelle Kelly, star of Broadway and the West End, plus a special appearance by our February soloist, violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins, performing her acclaimed solos from Fiddler on the Roof.
National Theatre Live: Follies

December 17, 3:00 pm

Theatre, Musical, Film

Don't miss the chance to see Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical, staged for the first time at the National Theatre. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it’s directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors).
The Kronos Quartet
Center Series
The Kronos Quartet

January 20, 8:00 pm

Classical Crossover, Classical, Chamber Music

San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet is one of the most celebrated and influential ensembles in classical music. Known for its spirit of fearless exploration, dedication to experimentation, and championing of new and under-heard music, Kronos has won a Grammy, released more than 90 recordings, collaborated with many of the world’s most eclectic composers and performers, and commissioned more than 900 works and arrangements for string quartet.
CMS of Lincoln Center: Brahms & Dvořák

January 27, 5:00 pm

Classical, Chamber Music

The musical and personal friendship between Brahms and Dvořák is the stuff of legend. This pairing brings to life the creative energy that reverberated between the German neo-classicist and the champion of Czech folk music, producing a glowing array of classical music’s most essential works.
Globalfest: The New Golden Age of Latin Music

February 2, 8:00 pm

Youth, Popular, World

Music knows no boundaries, and so it is no surprise that the Mexican- American communities of Arizona and California are hotbeds of musical creativity, merging styles that reflect the changing borders and shared cultural identities. Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras are two of today’s hottest bands on this scene, taking the fabled Latin sound in inspiring new directions.
wild Up
Center Series
wild Up

February 10, 8:00 pm

Classical Crossover, Classical, Chamber Music

wild Up is a modern music collective; an adventurous chamber orchestra;  a group of Los Angeles-based musicians committed to creating visceral, thought-provoking happenings. Their programs are eclectic studies of people, places, and ideas. The group believes that music is a catalyst for shared experiences, and that the concert venue is a place for challenging, exciting, and igniting the community around us.
Westchester Philharmonic Friends & Family Concert

February 11, 3:00 pm

Orchestra, Classical

A family-friendly concert featuring violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins, who was recently the envy of every violinist in New York, as the remarkable — yet unseen — soloist for the acclaimed Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof (under the musical direction of Ted Sperling). Come early for the FREE pre-concert Instrument Petting Zoo!
Velvet Caravan
Center Series
Velvet Caravan

February 17, 8:00 pm

Popular, World

Gypsy Swing / European redneck music? Why not! Savannah-based Velvet Caravan is one of the most eclectic ensembles in the music business today. Combining Gypsy, Honky-Tonk, Swing, and Latin, this band plays upbeat tunes from all over the world with thunderous virtuosity and a relentless sense of humor.
CMS of Lincoln Center: Vienna to Hollywood

February 24, 5:00 pm

Classical, Chamber Music

Vienna has likely produced more great music than any other city in the world; Schubert is the only one of the Viennese giants actually born in the storied city. His pair of fantasies are a stunning tribute to his everlasting genius. Likewise, Hollywood’s movie industry has generated a level of creative composing to rival any European capital, and perhaps the most famous of all was Erich Wolfgang Korngold who wrote this stirring, hyper-romantic piano quartet for the pianist Paul Wittgenstein.
American Rhapsody
Center Series
American Rhapsody

February 25, 3:00 pm

Orchestra, Jazz

The Gershwin Big Band, a collection of world class jazz musicians led by Michael Andrew, whom the New York Post called “the next Harry ­Connick, Jr…a natural bandleader,” brings George Gershwin’s music to life in this brand new program of iconic American music.
L.A. Dance Project
Center Series
L.A. Dance Project

March 2 - 3, 2018

Dance, Modern Dance

L.A. Dance Project, founded in 2012 by choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied along with composer Nico Muhly, art consultant Matthieu Humery, founding producer Charles Fabius, and composer Nicholas Britell, has made its mark on the dance world with a contemporary approach to art and movement that the Los Angeles Times describes as “a defining artistic vision for our time.”
Sarah Chang
Center Series
Sarah Chang

March 10, 8:00 pm

Classical, Great Performer

Recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time, Sarah Chang has performed with the most esteemed orchestras, conductors, and accompanists in an international career spanning more than two decades. Since her debut with the New York Philharmonic at the age of eight, Ms. Chang has continued to impress audiences with her technical virtuosity and refined emotional depth.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra / Lisa Batiashvili

March 23, 8:00 pm

Orchestra, Classical

PAC audience favorite Orpheus Chamber Orchestra creates extraordinary musical experiences, performing music at the highest level, challenging artistic boundaries, and inspiring the public. In March, they bring us The Courage to Create, a program of works by Schubert and Prokofiev, featuring violinist Lisa Batiashvili.
RubberbanDance Group
Center Series
RubberbanDance Group

March 31, 8:00 pm

Dance, Modern Dance, Hip Hop

Choreographer and retired dancer Victor Quijada founded RUBBERBANDance Group (RBDG) as a vehicle to manifest his unique choreographic identity through the creation of powerful and innovative dance works. The company reconciles the spontaneity, fearlessness and risk-taking of hip-hop culture with the refinement and choreographic maturity of the ballet.
Westchester Philharmonic: Eternal Spring

April 8, 3:00 pm

Orchestra, Classical

Hailed by The New Yorker as “…the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively un-chronicled history of his instrument,” double bassist Edgar Meyer’s mantelful of Grammys (and a MacArthur “Genius” for good measure) barely define this remarkable composer and performer, whose instinct for collaboration draws the likes of Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, Béla Fleck, Emanuel Ax, and now, the Westchester Philharmonic.
Jeremy Denk
Center Series
Jeremy Denk

April 15, 3:00 pm

Classical, Great Performer

Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists – an artist The New York Times hails as someone “you want to hear no matter what he performs.”  Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year award, Denk was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016.
CMS of Lincoln Center: Classical Evolution

April 21, 5:00 pm

Classical, Chamber Music

This sublime program strings together three seminal works from the chamber music repertoire that together provide a snapshot of the evolution of classicism in music by three of its greatest German exponents: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Carl Maria von Weber, and Johannes Brahms.
Jazz at the Center – Big Band Dance Party

April 28, 8:00 pm

Jazz

Get ready to swing as Jon Faddis conducts the Purchase Jazz Orchestra and special guest artists as we close out the Jazz at The Center series with a night of big band jazz favorites. This promises to be an unforgettable evening, celebrating not only The PAC’s 40th anniversary, but also the 25th anniversary of Jazz Studies at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College!
Jessica Lang Dance
Center Series
Jessica Lang Dance

May 5, 8:00 pm

Dance, Modern Dance

On this very special evening, Lang, whose choreography is “reliably sophisticated and achingly beautiful” (Chicago Tribune), will present the world premiere of a brand new work, developed here on campus and set to the music of Tony Bennett, as we celebrate The PAC’s own 40th anniversary.
Westchester Philharmonic: Keys, Kegs, and ‘Que

June 17, 3:00 pm

Orchestra, Classical

Ever since his triumphant Chopin 2nd in 2011 The Phil has been anxious to bring back Orion Weiss. At that time he had just married the brilliant and acclaimed Mozart interpreter, Anna Polonsky; the Mozart Concerto for Two Painos is the perfect vehicle for this pianistic power couple. After the concert, stick around for our Father's Day BBQ to celebrate the conclusion of another successful season for The Phil.