Juilliard’s events this week include top vocal artists, a woodwind quintet and more.

Gary Thor Wedow Conducts Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
Monday, March 17 at 7:30 PM
Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)

Celebrated American conductor Gary Thor Wedow evokes his “convincingly elegant period style” (Opera News) in leading Juilliard415 and NYC’s Trinity Wall Street Choir in J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Written in 1727, this sacred oratorio is considered one of the iconic masterpieces of choral repertoire and the Baroque era.

Tickets $20 available at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office, by calling (212) 721-6500, or online at www.juilliard.edu/passions. Half-price senior/student tickets available at the box office only.

New York Woodwind Quintet in Recital
Wednesday, March 19 at 8 PM
The Juilliard School’s Paul Hall (155 W 65th Street, 1st Floor)

Widely regarded as the world’s preeminent woodwind quintet and in residence at The Juilliard School since 1988, the New York Woodwind Quintet continue their legacy as performers and pedagogues as they enter their 66th season. Part of the Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series, this concert features a New York premiere by John Steinmetz, a world premiere by NYWQ clarinetist Charles Neidich, and works by Fine and Mendelssohn

FREE tickets available online only at www.juilliard.edu/chamber

Vocal Arts Honors Recital
Thursday, March 20 at 8 PM
Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)

Baritone Emmett O’Hanlon and soprano Hyesang Park are duo recitalists as winners of Juilliard’s 2014 Vocal Honors. Recently featured in Juilliard’s live-streamed master classes with Joyce DiDonato and Renée Fleming, these accomplished singers perform works by Ravel, Vaughan Williams, Hoiby, R. Strauss, Obradors, Kim, Yun, and Rachmaninoff.

FREE tickets available at the Juilliard Box Office (155 W 65th Street, Street Level)

Juilliard Dances Repertory
Friday, March 21 at 8 PM
Saturday, March 22 at 8 PM
Sunday, March 23 at 3 PM
The Juilliard School’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater (155 W 65th Street, Street Level)

Juilliard’s annual repertory series of signature works by acclaimed choreographers runs March 21-25 in the
School’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Twyla Tharp’s finely calibrated classic Baker’s Dozen (1979), Lar Lubovitch’s Concerto Six Twenty-Two (1986), highlighting Mozart’s beautiful clarinet concerto performed live by the Juilliard Orchestra, and Eliot Feld’s energetic abstraction of folk dances, The Jig Is Up (1984)

Tickets $30 available at the Juilliard Box Office or online at www.juilliard.edu/dancesrep. Half-price senior/ student tickets available at the box office only.

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