Susanna Mälkki, who will conduct a free concert at Juilliard on Thursday. Photo by Simon Fowler.

Juilliard has numerous free events every week, showcasing established performers and some of the world’s most promising musicians, actors and dancers. Check out what’s on tap in the coming week. Click on the titles for more information about each event. For Juilliard’s calendar, click here.

Composition Concert

Monday, March 25 at 8:00 PM

Morse Hall – The Juilliard School (155 W 65th Street)
A concert featuring new works by Juilliard student composers
FREE; no tickets required

Wednesdays at One: Music for Brass

Wednesday, March 27 at 1:00 PM

Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)
Juilliard students share their talent with the community in these free hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season
FREE; no tickets required

Cello and…
Faculty Cellist Joel Krosnick in Recital

Wednesday, March 27 at 8:00 PM

Paul Hall – The Juilliard School (155 W 65th Street)
Member of the Juilliard String Quartet and Juilliard faculty since 1974, cellist Joel Krosnick demonstrates the artistic qualities that have earned him international renown. Part of Juilliard’s Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series, this program features works by Bach, Carter, Debussy, Shapey, Beethoven, Mozart, and a world premiere by Wernick. Pianists Gilbert Kalish and Seymour Lipkin, violinists Laurie Smukler and Ronald Copes, cellist Gwen Krosnick, and the Juilliard String Quartet will join Mr. Krosnick in this special performance he describes as “a small thank you and a grateful tribute to the composers and wonderful colleagues who have graced my personal and musical life for these many years”

FREE; standby line forms at 7:00 PM

Beyond the Machine 13.1: Synchroneity
A Festival of Electro-Acoustic and Multimedia Art presented by the Juilliard Center for Innovation in the Arts

Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30 PM
Thursday, March 28 at 8:00 PM
Friday, March 29 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 30 at 8:00 PM

Willson Theater – The Juilliard School (155 W 65th Street)
This spring’s Beyond the Machine explores the artistic elements of film through dance, drama, and music. Oliver Laric’s film Versions (2010) is featured in a performance by Juilliard Drama in collaboration with the Museum of Arts and Design, which explores the relationship between what is real and what is reproduced. Choreographer and dancer Jenna Pollack performs Preferred Project(ion)—a multimedia work that investigates how we view the body through a variety of lenses, which precedes the finale showcasing Michael Bates’ The Projectionist (2003). In celebration of the 10th anniversary of this film, Juilliard’s Center for Innovation in the Arts presents student- and alumni-composed scores commissioned to explore how music affects dramatic intent

FREE; standby line forms one hour prior to curtain

Susanna Mälkki Conducts AXIOM and Musicians from the Sibelius Academy

Thursday, March 28 at 8:00 PM

Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)
Juilliard’s new music ensemble AXIOM presents a program of works by Finnish and American composers in collaboration with the Sibelius Academy, which will be showcased at the Helsinki Festival this summer. Internationally-renowned Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki leads a program featuring works by Sean Shepherd, Veli-Matti Puumala, Elliott Carter, Jukka Tiensuu, and Anthony Cheung. AXIOM’s critically-praised performances of “classic” 20th-century works are a highlight of the season at Juilliard

FREE tickets available through the Juilliard Box Office

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