Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis
Imagine it: sitting in the studio with the Queen of Soul herself and legendary producer Clive Davis as they created 10 timeless albums. Well, if you couldn’t be there, you can be here as they take our stage to relive it all—the triumphs and the obstacles.
Now the two icons are back with a new record that’ll thrill anyone who ever wondered how hits by Adele, Barbra Streisand, Alicia Keys and Gladys Knight would sound from Aretha’s powerful pipes. Preview tracks when they visit 92Y for a candid tête-à-tête. Doesn’t exactly happen every night. Our advice? Don’t miss out.
“By far the best book ever written about America’s greatest playwright.”
—J. D. McClatchy, The Wall Street Journal
Our preeminent living American theater critic and our foremost living American dramatist come together on one stage to look back at the country’s most influential playwright. John Lahr’s landmark new book, Tennessee Wiliams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh, grants intimate access to Williams’ brilliant, haunted mind.
Brahms at his most personal—nine chamber masterpieces in three nights
“The Jerusalem Quartet performs with such artistry, musicianship and personal lyricism that they are the perfect quartet to focus on Johannes Brahms’ most personal and personalized works.”
—Hanna Arie-Gaifman, director, Tisch Center for the Arts
Check out an exclusive new Q&A with Jerusalem violist Ori Kam and then experience the quartet in concert:
Thu, Oct 23, 7:30 pm: Jerusalem Quartet with Sharon Kam, clarinet, and Inon Barnatan, piano
Sat, Oct 25, 8 pm: Jerusalem Quartet with Hsin-Yun Huang, viola, and Inon Barnatan, piano
Wed, Oct 29, 7:30 pm: Jerusalem Quartet with Inon Barnatan, piano
Little Humans of New York with Brandon Stanton … Oct 7
Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf: Preview Screening of Birdman, or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, with Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts … Oct 13
In Collaboration: The Milk Carton Kids (2014 Grammy® nominees and winners of the group/duo of the year award at last week’s Americana Music Awards) and Sarah Jarosz, featuring Samson Grisman, Alex Hargreaves and Nathaniel Smith … Oct 18
Odair Assad, guitar … Oct 21
#92YGives all year round—like at our annual Social Good Summit
Discover the impact we made at last year’s Social Good Summit in an infographic on our #GivingTuesday page …
What could be more fun than shooting a film in Paris? Well, it’s not always that simple. Hear what Kevin Kline and director Israel Horovitz had to say about the travails of making My Old Lady in the City of Light.