Christian Tetzlaff opens the 92Y Concerts season and Ian McEwan opens the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center season
Experience “classical music nirvana” (The New York Times) when violin superstar Christian Tetzlaff kicks off our concert season with a breathtaking musical feat, playing the complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin in one special night.
And a few days before, be in the hall when living literary legend Ian McEwan launches our 2014/15 reading series with a reading from his powerful new novel, The Children Act, a wrenching story of justice, love and moral responsibility.
The World of Ice and Fire with George R. R. Martin
Don’t miss George R. R. Martin, the #1New York Times bestselling author of the Song of Ice and Fire series—the basis for HBO’s smash hit “Game of Thrones—in person. His new book, The World of Ice and Fire, includes the untold history of the continent of Westeros and hundreds of pages of all-new material. Every ticket purchase includes a pre-signed copy of George R. R. Martin’s The World of Ice and Fire.
There’s no biz like showbiz, and no one knows it better than Tony® Award winner Andrea Martin (Pippin). Hear about the highs and lows of a life spent in the spotlight when she sits down with fellow star Nathan Lane to mark the release of her memoir, Lady Parts.
Andrea Martin will sign copies of Lady Parts after the talk. Books will be available for purchase.
James Dashner, Dylan O’Brien, Jacob Latimore, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Ki Hong Lee
Catch a sneak peek of one of the fall’s hottest films, The Maze Runner, based on James Dashner’s bestselling dystopian YA novel. See breakout stars Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Dylan O’Brien and Jacob Latimore talk with the author about bringing his darkly resonant tale to vivid life.
Dashner will sign copies of The Maze Runner after the talk. Books will be available for purchase. Tue, Sep 16, 7:30 pm
In Collaboration: The Milk Carton Kids and Sarah Jarosz
Featuring Samson Grisman, Alex Hargreaves and Nathaniel Smith
Discover the classic American folk sound of Grammy® nominees the Milk Carton Kids and Sarah Jarosz. Their seamless collaboration began at Telluride Bluegrass last year and has taken them to “Austin City Limits,” Lincoln Center … and now 92Y.
92Y Talks Podcast, Ep. 3: Christopher Hitchens with Salman Rushdie
Four years ago the late Christopher Hitchens talked with Salman Rushdie about his searing memoir Hitch 22, which laid bare his life’s contradictions and affirmed his conviction that the personal is always political.