FREE JAZZ, BAROQUE AND MORE AT JUILLIARD THIS WEEK (SPONSORED)

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Juilliard organists. Photo by Hiroyuki Ito.

Juilliard presents free concerts featuring several genres this week, from jazz to baroque to classical.

Juilliard Jazz: An Evening with Bobby Watson
Tuesday, January 21 at 8 PM
Juilliard’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater (155 W 65th Street, Street Level)
Acclaimed jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator Bobby Watson joins the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra in a program of original charts. James Burton III conducts an all-Watson program, featuring Horizon Reassembled, Conservation, and Gates BBQ Suite
FREE tickets available at the Juilliard Box Office
www.juilliard.edu/springjazz

Artist Diploma Recital: Elizabeth Fayette, Violin
Wednesday, January 22 at 8 PM
Juilliard’s Willson Theater (155 W 65th Street, 3rd Floor)
Juilliard violinist Elizabeth Fayette performs works by J.S. Bach, Wuorinen, and Schnittke for the Artist Diploma in Performance Recital Series. The Artist Diploma performers constitute the few highly gifted and experienced musicians selected to develop their artistry and professionalism in the ever-changing contemporary world
FREE; no tickets required
http://events.juilliard.edu/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D100386982

Juilliard Organists in Recital
Wednesday, January 22 at 8 PM
The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin (145 W 46th Street)
Juilliard organists perform works by Reger, Langlais, Elgar, Saint-Saëns, Hampton, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn, and Distler on the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin’s historic organ, first installed in the church in 1933.
FREE; no tickets required
www.juilliard.edu/organ2014

Artist Diploma Recital: Jiyoung Lee, Cello
Thursday, January 23 at 8 PM
Juilliard’s Willson Theater (155 W 65th Street, 3rd Floor)
Juilliard cellist Jiyoung Lee performs works by Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich, and the world premiere of Eugene Astapov’s Contemplation I (2013), written for her, for the Artist Diploma in Performance Recital Series. The Artist Diploma performers constitute the few highly gifted and experienced musicians selected to develop their artistry and professionalism in the ever-changing contemporary world
FREE; no tickets required
http://events.juilliard.edu/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D100386983

Juilliard Baroque
Thursday, January 23 at 8 PM
Juilliard’s Paul Hall (155 W 65th Street, 1st Floor)
Members of Juilliard Historical Performance’s faculty ensemble perform solo and trio sonatas from the German Baroque by Handel, C.P.E. Bach, Telemann, Zelenka, and J.S. Bach. Performers include violinist Robert Mealy, oboist Gonzalo Ruiz, bassoonist Dominic Teresi, and keyboardist Jeffrey Grossman
FREE tickets available at the Juilliard Box Office
www.juilliard.edu/springhistorical

FOCUS! 2014: Alfred Schnittke’s World | Opening Night
Friday, January 24 at 8 PM
Juilliard’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater (155 W 65th Street, Street Level)
Joel Sachs conducts the New Juilliard Ensemble in the world premiere of the revised version of Pärt’s La Sindone, Kancheli’s Daytime Prayers with clarinetist Yeon-Hyung Lim and boy soprano Augie Segger, and Schnittke’s Symphony No. 4. This year’s FOCUS! festival commemorates the 80th anniversary of the birth of Soviet-Russian composer Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) and his circle of composers, and runs January 24-31
FREE tickets available at the Juilliard Box Office
www.juilliard.edu/focus2014

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