Matthias Pintscher conducts the Juilliard Orchestra in a program featuring NY and US premieres, April 8. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Conductor and composer Matthias Pintscher returns to Juilliard on Tuesday, and there are several other free and inexpensive performances throughout the week.

Matthias Pintscher Conducts the Juilliard Orchestra

Tuesday, April 8 at 8 PM

Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway)

Dividing his time equally between the two disciplines of composing and conducting, acclaimed German artist Matthias Pintscher returns to Juilliard to lead the Juilliard Orchestra in the New York premiere of his latest work Bereshit (2013), meaning “beginning” from the Torah. The program also features the United States premiere of Michael Jarrell’s …un long fracas somptueux de rapide céleste—a rousing percussion concerto performed by Juilliard percussionist June Hahn, and Bartók’s triumphant Concerto for Orchestra (1943).

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

Wednesdays at One: Juilliard Chamber Ensembles

Wednesday, April 9 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



Thursday, April 10 at 6 PM

Juilliard’s Paul Hall (155 W 65th Street, 1st Floor)

Pianists from Juilliard’s Collaborative Piano Department perform vocal repertoire with singers from the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts.

FREE; no tickets required

William Christie Leads Juilliard415

Sunday, April 13 at 5 PM

Corpus Christi Church (529 W 121st Street)

In collaboration with NYC’s Music Before 1800, early music authority and conductor William Christie leads Juilliard415 and Juilliard singers in a performance of Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Actéon (1683)—a tragédie en musique based on Greek myth and found in Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

Remaining tickets $10, blocked view only, available online at www.mb1800.org.


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