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Things to do this week in NYC May 16-May 23: Music

May 16, 2009 - by CG Directory Editor
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Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, or the classics ? New York City venues feature music from all cultures. Whether you're catching an aria at Lincoln Center, or checking out a band at Central Park Summerstage, NYC has a gig you won't want to miss.

Tyne Daly - Feinstein's at Loew's Regency
Through May 16, 2009 - Manhattan

Feinstein's at Loews Regency continues its 10th Anniversary season with the debut engagement of Tony and six time Emmy winning actress Tyne Daly from May 12 to 16. Her show "Songs" is a collection of songs from the last century, including selections by Jule Styne, Alan & Marilyn Bergman and Cy Coleman.

Andrea Marcovicci's 60th Birthday Concert - The Town Hall
May 16, 2009 - Manhattan

Join three-time Academy award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and Grammy award-winner Julie Gold, along with other noted ASCAP composers Francesca Blumenthal, John Bucchino, Craig Carnelia, Babbie Green, Tom Toce and Christine Lavin as they celebrate Andrea's dedication to the Great American Songbook. The evening not only includes contemporary songs from these guest artists but Andrea performs classic standards from Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, and more. Special appearance by Helen Marcovicci celebrating her 90th birthday. Don't miss this one-time-only event! Made possible, in part, by a generous contribution from John Ledes and Beauty Fashion Magazine.

Tyne Daly - Feinstein's at Loew's Regency
Through May 16, 2009 - Manhattan

Feinstein's at Loews Regency continues its 10th Anniversary season with the debut engagement of Tony and six time Emmy winning actress Tyne Daly from May 12 to 16. Her show "Songs" is a collection of songs from the last century, including selections by Jule Styne, Alan & Marilyn Bergman and Cy Coleman.

2008–2009 Perspectives - Carnegie Hall
Through May 17, 2009 - Manhattan

Daniel Barenboim's 2008–2009 Perspectives series culminates with Mr. Barenboim, Music Director and Conductor of Staatskapelle Berlin, in partnership with fellow conductor and close musical colleague Pierre Boulez, leading the orchestra in a complete cycle of Mahler's symphonies, performed in ten concerts over 12 days. The cycle also includes several sets of the composer's lieder featuring acclaimed vocal soloists. Visit website for details.

Leonard Cohen - Radio City Music Hall
Through May 17, 2009 - Manhattan

The legendary artist performs.

The Marriage of Figaro - Amato Opera
Through May 31, 2009 - Manhattan

Figaro is the Count's loyal valet -- but the Count has designs on Figaro's fiancee, in Mozart's witty and hilarious sequel to The Barber of Seville.

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