Presentations

Upcoming Performances

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 4:00 pm

Instrumental Storytellers

Performances | Sunday, March 8, 4:00 PM &  7:00 PM

Leonard Nimoy Thalia At Peter Norton Symphony Space

Instrumental Storytellers awakens excitement and passion for classical music in young people and inspires traditional concertgoers to experience the music in a new way, featuring storytelling, movement, comic sketches, and poetry. Be taken on an imaginative journey for audiences of all ages!

A co-presentation with Creative Stage Collective.

Monday, Mar 16, 2020 7:30 pm

Quartet Extravaganza!

Featuring the Aizuri and Argus Quartets and Kim Kashkashian, viola

CAG partners with Music for Food, a musician-led initiative for local hunger relief, for this concert, which will raise resources and awareness in the fight against hunger. Featuring Mozart’s Viola Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614, Garth Knox’s Satellites, and Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings, Op. 20.

A co-presentation with Music For Food.

Suggested donation at the door is $30/$10 students and seniors. No ticket required.

This concert benefits Broadway Community.

Broadway Presbyterian Church, 114th Street and Broadway
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 7:30 pm

Mitya Nilov, percussion

Winner, 2018 CAG Competition

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

One of the most dynamic percussionists of his generation, Mitya Nilov is a winner of the 2018 CAG Competition. The depth, sincerity, and sensitivity of his distinctive musical voice have empowered him to captivate his audiences worldwide. Mitya has appeared in top halls around the globe, including the Alte Oper Frankfurt, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonia, Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall, and the New World Center in Miami, Florida.

Mitya will perform FROM RUSSIA TO ARGENTINA: a variety of percussion works including The Little Prince by Viktor Grishin and a world premiere work by 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist Michael Gilbertson, a co-commission by the BMI Foundation and CAG.

Watch Mitya and pianist Liana Pailodze Harron perform Piazonore by Alexej Gerassimez:

Tickets: $30 adults / $15 students

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 7:30 pm

The Arctic: Sounds of Crisis


Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center

An experiential evening linking global warming, the transformation of our planet, the impacts this palpable change is having on the people of the North – and why you should care.

The program, led by Mike Sfraga, Director of the Global Risk and Resilience Program and the Polar Institute at The Wilson Center, weaves a compelling narrative on global warming and the Arctic with visuals and music by the Verona Quartet and pianist Tanya Bannister. This will be followed by a panel discussion with leaders in the field led by critically-acclaimed journalist Ali Velshi.

A co-presentation with The Wilson Center and Roadmaps Festival.

Limited tickets will be available in early 2020