This April, the Gateways Music Festival Orchestra, comprised entirely of classical musicians of African descent, presents events around NYC, culminating with its eagerly anticipated Carnegie Hall debut on April 24.
The Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes its Carnegie Hall debut on April 24, 2022, marking the first featured performance by an all-Black classical symphony orchestra in the venue’s recorded, 130-year history*.
Chicago radio personality Joe Johnson posed that question in the liner notes for the reissue of Bill Withers‘ 1974 album +’Justments, and it’s a great question to ponder.
MSM’s Centennial Celebration was hosted by Alec Baldwin, conducted by MSM Distinguished Visiting Artist Maestro Leonard Slatkin.
Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances.
“What does it feel like to lead a normal working man’s life and suddenly find yourself one of the biggest names in show business?”
The Orchestra Now (TŌN) launches two of its 2016-17 New York City series with three free concerts in Harlem, the Bronx and Upper Westside this December 2016.
Music Beyond Measure (MBM) has been selected to provide arts programming to probation clients in Harlem as part of NeON Arts, a partnership between Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute and the NYC Department of Probation.
Malian singer/songwriter Fatoumata Diawara combines traditional Wassoulou music and dance from her ancestral home in Mali with elements of pop, jazz, and funk.
42 years after the release of Bill Withers’ seminal ‘Live At Carnegie Hall’ LP, the iconic, yet reclusive soul man will return to the same hallowed venue as part of a special tribute concert on October 1st.
By Claude Jay On Monday, June 23, at 8:00 PM, Chapman Roberts (Choral Director/arranger-Five Guys Name Moe and Smokey Joe’s Café) and Norm Lewis (Phantom, Phantom of the Opera and the TV series, Scandal), will realize their vision to pay tribute to the contributions and influence of African American men on Broadway and at Carnegie…
A masterful powerhouse, three-time Tony Award winner Hinton Battle continues to make waves on the entertainment scene, both internationally and domestically.
Harlem World Magazine Arts and Culture writer Claude Jay will perform at the Carnegie Hall celebration of the ‘Black Stars of the Great White Way’ at 8 pm, on June 3=23rd, 2014.
The Colour of Music Festival (COMF) announces the addition of a Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 p.m. performance as part of its New York début at Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall at The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center.
This Sunday, April 24, 2022, Carnegie Hall presents the Gateways Music Festival Orchestra – comprised entirely of professional classical musicians of African descent – in its historic house debut.