Category: Artist Snapshot

February 06 2019

The New York Philharmonic: North America’s Original Orchestral Powerhouse

The oldest of North America’s elite “Big Five” symphony orchestras, the New York Philharmonic has delighted audiences with paradigm-shifting performances for over a century-and-a-half. Now under the baton of Dutch violinist and conductor Jaap van Zweden, the Philharmonic continues its tradition of elite musical stewardship by regularly debuting works of living composers while also continually redefining the standards by which long-established orchestral repertoire is judged. With the 2018/2019 season already well underway, winter and spring months promise a wealth of … Read More

December 05 2018

The Nutcracker: A New York City Ballet Christmas Tradition

The year was 1892, and the St. Petersburg audience had packed into the theater on a frigid December evening to see Iolanta, a new opera by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Also on the program was the composer’s latest ballet, which, by all contemporary accounts, turned out to be mediocre at best. Today, The Nutcracker is universally recognized as one of the finest ballets of the 19th century and a tradition virtually synonymous with Christmas. Now through December 30, you have the … Read More

December 30 2016

Steve Cohen Casts His Spell at the Palace This Spring

One of the city’s most beloved acts has chosen Lotte New York Palace as his stage this spring. After two decades of astounding crowds with his hypnotizing performances, the legendary Steve Cohen is carrying Chamber Magic to Lotte New York Palace, with new acts ready to defy the imaginations of our guests. Chamber Magic has taken the spotlight in New York, with good reason. The original intention behind Cohen’s show was for spectators to indulge in tasteful night out dressed … Read More