A Gateway to the Performing Arts

Lincoln Center’s new portal enables families and communities to keep the performing arts front and center.


Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom
Schools may be closed but Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom is open. Tune in to @LincolnCenterNYC on Facebook Live every weekday at 10:00 a.m. ET for your daily dose of creativity. Led by some of world's best artists and educators, each creative learning activity utilizes simple materials found at home to help families with children explore a variety of art forms. 


#ConcertsForKids
For family audiences, we’re teaming up with a remarkable group of artists who will bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight from their homes to yours. We're excited to share these short performances recorded by the artists themselves with your family at home. Look out for new events coming up!


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Facebook Live broadcasts everyday Monday-Friday at 10:00 am ET

Schools may be closed but arts education from Lincoln Center will be available every day at 10:00 a.m. ET. Our Pop-Up Classroom will bring free learning activities to engage the entire family using... Learn More 

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Lincoln Center Presents

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on October 27, 2019

One of Schubert's most profound chamber music works, the second movement of his Cello Quintet in C major will take you to another world. Learn More 

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Lincoln Center Presents

Members of Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, who performed a spellbinding set at Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2016, create more magic in the West Park Presbyterian Church. Learn More 

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Lincoln Center Presents

Qian Yi, one of the leading performers of the Kunju style of Chinese opera, sings an excerpt from “Paradise Interrupted” at the Manhattan studio of Jennifer Wen Ma, who directed and... Learn More 

Alicia Graf Mack looks directly at camera with head tilted at slight angle, wearing dark, sleeveless top.

As we move into a new way of online learning, sharing and collaborating with social distancing in mind, the role that the arts play in connecting us is more important than ever. We present... Learn More 

Exterior view of New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, with Calder’s “Le Guichet” sculpture in foreground.

During the temporary closure of The New York Public Library's locations, the Library's Research Collections and Services remain available to help researchers access information and... Learn More 

Recorded live at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center in 2018

Bring the big band experience to the comfort of your home and watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis perform a spirited take on Duke Ellington's... Learn More 

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

Originally livestreamed on March 23, 2020

As a part of #LincolnCenterAtHome, Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom brings you your daily dose of creative art-making. Every weekday morning at 10am EDT, a Lincoln Center Teaching Artist leads... Learn More 

Filmed live in Alice Tully Hall on October 15, 2019

Copland’s ballet Appalachian Spring tells the story of a young bride and groom and the joy, fear, and uncertainty they experience as they settle into their new farmhouse in the early 19th... Learn More 

Available from Monday, March 23 at 4:00 pm ET

Christine Ebersole performs the traditional hymn, "How can I Keep from Singing" with music director & pianist, Larry Yurman. Christine Ebersole performed in the American Songbook... Learn More 

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

Originally livestreamed on March 24, 2020

As a part of #LincolnCenterAtHome, Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom brings you your daily dose of creative art-making. Every weekday morning at 10am EDT, a Lincoln Center Teaching Artist leads... Learn More 

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on March 19, 2017

“In the name of the gods of music, and in mine, do not touch a single note of what you have written in your quartet,” Debussy proclaimed to Ravel after hearing his Quartet in F major.... Learn More 

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on July 12, 2017

This masterwork of Mendelssohn’s fullest maturity showcases sweeping melodies, emotional harmonies, and a vivacious finale. Learn More 

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on December 13, 2019

If Johann Sebastian Bach had only left the world his six Brandenburg Concertos, he would still reside in the pantheon of the great composers. With their stunning variety of novel instrumentations,... Learn More 

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on October 27, 2019

There are few works in all of music which command the awe and affection of Schubert’s Cello Quintet. Written at a feverish pace as the 31-year-old composer neared death, the quintet’s... Learn More 

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on October 20, 2015

This work, Classical in design and spirit but possessing those distinctive qualities of lightness and translucence that characterize so much of Mendelssohn's music, is more a little concerto... Learn More 

Available from Tuesday, March 24 at 4:00 pm ET

Members of Brooklyn Raga Massive play an original song, "Videsi," in the beautiful Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room at the Rubin Museum of Art Learn More 

Black Strings' fusion of traditional Korean folk music with improvisational guitar and electronics made for an exciting concert at the David Rubenstein Atrium. Learn More 

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

Originally livestreamed on March 25, 2020

As a part of #LincolnCenterAtHome, Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom brings you your daily dose of creative art-making. Every weekday morning at 10am EDT, a Lincoln Center Teaching Artist leads... Learn More 

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on October 20, 2019

Nicknamed "The Joke" for the surprise at the end, enjoy this humorous work of Haydn's, performed by the formidable Orion String Quartet. Learn More 

Available from Wednesday, March 25 at 4:00 pm ET

Author and performer extraordinaire Eric Litwin (the original four Pete the Cat books, The Nuts and Groovy Joe) performs stories and songs from his acclaimed children’s books. Learn More 

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

Originally livestreamed on March 26, 2020

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom brings you your daily dose of creative art-making. Tune in every weekday at 10 am ET for a new workshop.   In this lesson, Deb guides learners through... Learn More 

March 26, 2020–March 26, 2021

When you listen to the Chausson Concerto, the lushness of harmonies and sonorous textures envelope in the way only French music can. The concerto occupies an unusual niche in the instrumental... Learn More 

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom

Originally livestreamed on March 27, 2020

Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom brings you your daily dose of creative art-making. Tune in every weekday at 10 am ET for a new workshop.   In this lesson, Damian teaches us how to... Learn More 

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on July 15, 2015

The fourth movement of Schubert's "Trout" Quintet, one his first commissioned chamber works, is a set of variations based on the theme from Schubert's song "The Trout."... Learn More 

Full program available Friday, March 27 at 4:00 pm ET

Each year on Memorial Day weekend, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center takes up residency in one of the country’s most beautiful historic sites: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in... Learn More 

Available from Saturday, March 28 at 4:00 pm ET

Joan Soriano infuses steel string bachata with equal parts romance and grit in his performance at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on October 5, 2017. Learn More 

Available from Sunday, March 29 at 7:30 pm ET to Monday, March 30 at 6:30 pm ET

Met Music Director James Levine leads this Live in HD presentation of Wagner’s early Romantic opera, starring Johan Botha in the title role of the minnesinger torn between earthly passion and... Learn More 

Revelations by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Monday, March 30, 2020

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. This film... Learn More 

Available from Monday, March 30 at 7:30 pm ET to Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 pm ET

Ever since John Dexter’s striking production marked the company premiere of Dialogues des Carmélites in 1977, Poulenc’s devastating masterpiece has been a favorite of Met... Learn More 

Available from Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30 pm ET to Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 pm ET

Audiences went wild for Bartlett Sher’s dynamic production, which found fresh and surprising ways to bring Rossini’s effervescent comedy closer to them than ever before. The stellar... Learn More 

Available from Wednesday, April 1 at 7:30 pm ET to Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 pm ET

John Adams’s groundbreaking work vividly brings to life President Nixon’s 1972 visit to communist China. Peter Sellars’s Met production, based on his 1987 world-premiere staging,... Learn More 

Available from Thursday, April 2 at 4:00 pm ET

Composer and vocalist Imani Uzuri sings her song “I Love Myself When I’m Laughing…,” inspired by the words of Zora Neale Hurston, at Silvana, a cafe in Harlem. Learn More 

Available from Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm ET to Friday, April 3 at 6:30 pm ET

Director Nicholas Hytner, who made his Met debut with this production, brings out all the passionate intensity that is at the heart of Verdi’s monumental drama. Don Carlo (Roberto Alagna),... Learn More 

Available from Friday, April 3 at 7:30 pm ET to Saturday, April 4 at 6:30 pm ET

Bizet’s rarely heard opera returned to the Met for the first time in a century on New Year’s Eve 2015, in Penny Woolcock’s acclaimed new production. Star soprano Diana Damrau... Learn More 

Available from Saturday, April 4 at 7:30 pm ET to Sunday, April 5 at 6:30 pm ET

Star soprano Anna Netrebko created a sensation with her riveting performance as the malevolent Lady Macbeth, the central character in Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy. She is... Learn More 

Available from Sunday, April 5 at 4:00 pm ET

In this 360° video, singer-songwriter J. Hoard covers the traditional spiritual “Trouble So Hard” at the David Rubenstein Atrium. The song is part of his project "MAGA: The... Learn More 

Available from Sunday, April 5 at 7:30 pm ET to Monday, April 6 at 6:30 pm ET

The blazing title role of Bellini’s Norma has been a star-making vehicle for some of opera’s most beloved sopranos, so when Sondra Radvanovsky first took on the part at the Met in 2013,... Learn More 

Past Events

Chamber Music Society Weekly Lunchtime Playlist

March 23–27, 2020

Every day at 12:30 pm ET, take a break from your day and enjoy some chamber music! We'll be releasing daily chamber music performances and events, highlighting some of the 1,000+ works in our... Learn More 

Wagner’s Das Rheingold

March 24–25, 2020

Conducted by James Levine, starring Wendy Bryn Harmer, Stephanie Blythe, Richard Croft, Gerhard Siegel, Dwayne Croft, Bryn Terfel, Eric Owens, and Hans-Peter König. Transmitted live on October... Learn More 

Wagner’s Die Walküre

March 25–26, 2020

Robert Lepage’s landmark staging of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, unveiled over the course of the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons, was the first new Met production of the... Learn More 

Wagner’s Siegfried

March 26–27, 2020

Robert Lepage’s landmark staging of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, unveiled over the course of the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons, was the first new Met production of the... Learn More 

Jaap van Zweden Conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 5

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts the New York Philharmonic in Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. The composer served as Music Director of the Philharmonic from 1909 until his death in 1911.... Learn More 

Wagner’s Götterdämmerung

March 27–28, 2020

Robert Lepage’s landmark staging of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, unveiled over the course of the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons, was the first new Met production of the... Learn More 

Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

March 28–29, 2020

James Levine leads a stirring performance of Wagner’s epic comedy, seen in Otto Schenk’s classic production. Baritone Michael Volle stars as Hans Sachs, the cobbler-poet at the heart of... Learn More