UNION, NJ – Lincoln Center Local, free screenings of past musical productions filmed at Lincoln Center, will be held at the Union Public Library this winter.
All programs are free and open to the public.
Thursday, January 12 at 1:00 p.m.
New York Philharmonic - La Vie Parisienne (1hr. 40 min)
Music by Ravel, Offenbach, and Saint-Saens's Carnival of the Animals narrated by Tony Award winner Nathan Lane. Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and pianists Inon Barnatan and Makoto Ozone make guest appearances.
Thursday, February 2 at 1:00 p.m.:
The Harlem Renaissance Orchestra (1hr.)
For over 25 years, the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra has continued to feed the fire of the Big Band Era. These guardians of Harlem’s musical traditions turn to the music of Basie, Ellington,
Lionel Hampton, and Illinois Jacquet.
Thursday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m.
Born in Caribbean coastal town in Honduras, the rich-voiced singer, instrumentalist, and songwriter Aurelio is the torchbearer for Garifuna music—a mix of West African, indigenous Central American, and European rhythms and rites born out of a difficult history. A protégé of Afropop legend Youssou N’Dour, Aurelio brings an innovative streak to songs firmly rooted in this tradition.
Thursday, March 9 at 1:00 p.m.:
Chamber Music Society- Mozart Celebration (1hr.)
This festive all-Mozart program features the exquisite Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. 502; the charming Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K. 407, and the exuberant Viola Quintet in C major. Performers include pianist Soyeon Kate Lee; violinists Benjamin Beilman and Ani Kavafian; violists Lily Francis and Paul Neubauer; cellist Timothy Eddy, and horn player Radovan Vlatkovic.
The Union Public Library is located at 1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083. For more information, please call 908-851-5450