Jeffrey Milarsky leads AXIOM as part of Carnegie Hall’s Vienna: City of Dreams Festival, 2/27. Photo by Peter Konerko.

Vienna: City of Dreams and several other free and inexpensive Juilliard programs grace stages this week. Check them out below.

Juilliard String Quartet in Recital
Monday, February 24 at 8 PM
Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)
Founded in 1946, Juilliard’s resident string quartet is widely known as “the quintessential American string quartet,” with their technically-superior and musically-inspiring interpretations of chamber strings repertoire from classic masterworks to contemporary compositions. Part of the Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series, violinists Joseph Lin and Ronald Copes, violist Roger Tapping, and cellist Joel Krosnick perform works by J.S. Bach, Berg, and Beethoven for the second of their two 2013-2014 Juilliard concerts
Tickets $20 at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office, by calling CenterCharge (212) 721-6500, or online at Senior/Student tickets $10 available at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office only.

Jordi Savall Leads Juilliard415 in Shakespearean Stage Music
Monday, February 24 at 8 PM
Jerome Robbins Theater at Baryshnikov Arts Center (450 W 37th
Catalan viol player and early music specialist Jordi Savall returns to NYC for his annual appearance with Juilliard415 in a program of Shakespearean suites by Robert Johnson, Matthew Locke, and Henry Purcell. German-Argentine violinist Manfredo Kraemer performs as concertmaster in this program that includes live readings from the original Shakespeare plays by members of Juilliard Drama’s Group 45.
Tickets $35 (orchestra) and $25 (balcony) available online at

Wednesdays at One: Juilliard Chamber Ensembles
Wednesday, February 26 at 1 PM
Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)
Juilliard performers share their talent with the community in these free, hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season.
FREE; no tickets required

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra | Texas Tenor: Celebrating the Music of Illinois Jacquet
Wednesday, February 26 at 8 PM
The Juilliard School’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater (155 W 65th Street)
James Burton III leads the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and special guest, Jazz faculty saxophonist Ron Blake in a program of music by legendary saxophonist and composer Illinois Jacquet.
FREE tickets available online only at

Jeffrey Milarsky Conducts AXIOM
Thursday, February 27 at 8 PM
Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)
Internationally-acclaimed American conductor and Juilliard faculty member Jeffrey Milarsky leads the School’s contemporary music ensemble AXIOM in a program in collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s Vienna: City of Dreams festival—a three-week citywide festival exploring the performing arts in Europe’s historic cultural capital. Highlighting Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas’ Monodie (1998-99), this program also includes works by British composer Oliver Knussen, Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, and American composer David Lang
FREE tickets available at the Juilliard Box Office

Hans Graf Conducts the Juilliard Orchestra
Friday, February 28 at 8 PM
Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)
Known for his wide range of repertoire and creative programming, Austrian conductor Hans Graf makes his first appearance with the Juilliard Orchestra in a program beginning with Brahms’ impassioned Tragic Overture, followed by Britten’s Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, a performance commemorating the composer’s centenary and featuring Juilliard cellist Khari Joyner, preceding the finale of Hindemith’s eminent Mathis der Maler—a symphonic personification of the revered German Renaissance painter Matthias Grünewald.
Tickets $20 available at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office, by calling CenterCharge (212) 721-6500, or online at Senior/Student tickets $10 available at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office only

Juilliard Pre-College Symphony
Saturday, March 1 at 8 PM
Juilliard’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater (155 W 65th
George Stelluto conducts the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony in a program including Dvorak’s Carnival Overture, Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini performed by Juilliard Pre-College pianist Tiffany Poon, Milhaud’s Saudades do Brazil: Suite of Dances, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter”
FREE; no tickets required

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