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Haiti Alive

November 15, 7:00 pm

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Purchase Symphony Orchestra featuring local high school musicians, Purchase Jazz Interpretations Combo, and members of the Purchase Dance Company. This event is part of (T)HERE: A Global Festival of Art, Culture, and Ideas - HAITI, taking place November 14-16 on the campus of Purchase College.
Westchester Philharmonic: Eternal Spring

April 19, 3:00 pm

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Conductor Jayce Ogren, who began his career on a high rung as the Cleveland Orchestra’s assistant conductor, is joined by Israeli pianist Ran Dank for Beethoven’s most intimate Piano Concerto No. 4. And to honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd, we’ve chosen two additional works composed as love letters to our planet: Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture and Copland's Appalachian Spring. 
Westchester Philharmonic: A Sound Vision

February 9, 3:00 pm

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Violinist Ray Ushikubo has performed with the LA Phil, LA Chamber Orchestra, Reno Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony; appeared at Carnegie Hall, Disney Hall, and on The Tonight Show; is a Davidson Fellow Laureate, and was prominently featured on the nationally syndicated From the Top. And he just turned 18. Rachael Worby conducts as he performs Bernstein’s famed West Side Story score arranged as a tour-de-force concerto.
Westchester Philharmonic: A Vision of Sound

December 8, 3:00 pm

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Rachael Worby’s debut performances last season imbued us with a fearlessness of the unexpected. With Worby on the podium, A Vision of Sound explores jazz and Latin jazz influences on American classical music, highlighted by HyeJin Kim and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, a not-to-be missed collaboration with members of Eduardo Vilaro’s Ballet Hispanico, and a world premiere by Jed Feuer.

Limón Dance Company

January 30, 8:00 pm

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Just announced! Limón Dance Company has been at the vanguard of American dance from its inception in 1946, bringing the immediacy of our common experience onto the stage, exuberantly and intensely, with musical and fully lived dancing. They speak, urgently and joyfully, of our lives now: how we face the world and how we sense that world around us, how we can be with others, how we can destroy the bonds between us, and how we can create community.

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Arch 8: Rising Tide (AiE)

November 22

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This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for: Grades 5 – 12 Building on the fantastic reviews of the company’s award winning piece, Tetris, presented at The Performing Arts Center two years ago, we offer the world premiere of Rising Tide, a brand-new work from the innovative Dutch dance-theatre company Arch 8, commissioned by The PAC.
Yao Yao (AiE)

March 6, 2020

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This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for: Pre-K – 2 An innovative blend of reality and imagination, using interactive screen technology and live music, Brush Theatre's Yao Yao is an inventive tale from the other side of the world (South Korea). Yao is a mischievous little girl who loves playing with her dad. But every morning Daddy has to go to work. One day, Yao, unhappy with her father’s departure, grabs his overcoat and accidentally pulls a thread that leads to the start of a magical world of adventure and discovery.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (AiE)

March 2, 2020

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This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for: Pre-K – 2 The Mermaid Theatre Company’s celebrated performances are back! Three beloved stories by Eric Carle are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The triple-bill includes the wonderful story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly, the fanciful account of Little Cloud’s travels through the sky, and The Mixed Up Chameleon’s discovery of his own unique nature.
The Boy Who Grew Flowers (AiE)

March 23, 2020

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This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for: Grades 1 – 5 Adapted from Jennifer Wojtowicz’s picture book by Mara McEwin, The Boy Who Grew Flowers is the beautiful story of a very unusual boy, Rink, who grows beautiful flowers all over his body whenever the moon is full. Incorporating shadow puppetry, original music, and movement into the play, The Boy Who Grew Flowers from Treehouse Shakers is a thoughtful story that lends itself to themes of diversity, creating empathy, and celebrating individualism.
Peter Rabbit Tales (AiE)

April 1, 2020

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This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for: Grades 2 – 5 Using whimsical costumes and gorgeous scenery, the magical world of Beatrix Potter’s beloved stories comes to life. Combining three of the famous Peter Rabbit tales, this captivating show by Philadelphia’s Enchantment Theatre Company reminds us all that we are never too young to make a difference.
Mummenschanz (AiE)

February 24, 2020

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This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for: Grades 3 – 12 For more than four decades, Mummenschanz have delighted audiences around the world with their wordless but extremely poetic art. By creating a playful yet compelling experience through the inventive use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, Mummenschanz offers timeless insight on the human condition. The result is a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers, sparks the imagination, and is sure to delight audiences of all ages.
Miss Neslon Has a Field Day (AiE)

May 11, 2020

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This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for: Grades: K – 4 It’s doom and gloom at the Horace B. Smedley School – the Smedley Tornadoes haven’t won a game or even scored a single point this season. They’re the worst football team ever! The team seems hopeless… until Viola Swamp, the meanest substitute teacher in the whole wide world, shows up to whip them into shape! This game-winning musical will have kids cheering as they learn that all it takes to win is teamwork and determination! Go Tornadoes!