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Artist Series Digital

We look forward to gathering together in person again in the future. In the meantime, we invite you to watch, listen and gather with us online right now. Each week we will bring you curated creations from the artists you’d see in any other CU Presents season, in the comfort of your own home. Welcome to CU Presents Digital.  Get email notifications!

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Curated Guest: Sloganize, Patronize, Realize, Revolutionize (Black Lives Matters)

Posted January 14, 2021, Artist Series

Play the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet’s performance of “Sloganize, Patronize, Realize, Revolutionize (Black Lives Matters)” from Wynton Marsalis’s sweeping new work “The Democracy! Suite.”

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Curated Guest: Kronos Quartet premieres “Marejada” by Angélica Negron

Posted October 1, 2020, Artist Series

“Marejada,” composed by Angélica Negron, is the most recent addition to 50 for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.

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Curated Guest: Skain’s Domain

Posted October 1, 2020, Artist Series

Each Monday at 9 p.m. EDT, Wynton Marsalis takes to Zoom for Skain’s Domain, where he’s joined by friends and fans alike for scintillating conversations exploring a range of topics.

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Curated Guest: Blow away the morning dew

Posted September 10, 2020, Artist Series

“The old English folksong is about a farmer boy who gets duped into taking a young woman home, on the promise of twenty thousand pounds, only to be left outside as she runs in and tells her father the boy’s a fool!” —The King’s Singers

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Curated Guest: Conversations with…

Posted September 10, 2020, Artist Series

Enjoy live interviews with the company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Curated Guest: Jazz for Kids

Posted September 8, 2020, Artist Series

Childhood favorites get the big band treatment on Jazz for Kids with a playful reimagining by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

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Curated Guest: DancerDiaries

Renaldo Maurice performs in his episode of DancerDiariesPosted August 14, 2020, Artist Series

“As we all reflect and pray during this pandemic—we the dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, would like to share what we continue to learn and gain from this experience.” — Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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Curated Guest: King’s Singers Catch-Ups: Julian and Bob Chilcott

Posted August 14, 2020, Artist Series

During lockdown, the King’s Singers have been on the phone to former members of the group, finding out what they’ve been up to and what life is like for them at the moment.

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Curated Guest: Emancipation Celebration

Posted August 10, 2020, Artist Series

Captured during a live Rose Theater performance in 2018, “Black, Brown & Beige” is Marsalis’s first recording of the work and Blue Engine’s first release dedicated entirely to Ellington.

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Curated Guest: Producing Heroes

Posted August 5, 2020, Artist Series

From Circa Contemporary Circus, “Producing Heroes” is a podcast dedicated to creative producers who make impossible things happen.

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Curated Guest: JLCO Free Summer Jazz Academy!

Posted July 17, 2020, Artist Series

Open to jazz fans of all skill levels, ages 12 and up, participants will enjoy a unique learning experience as world-class musicians share their insights throughout this two-week program.

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Curated Guest: The Show Must Go On

Screen clip from "Ailey dancers perform an excerpt from 'Divining,' together while apart"Posted July 17, 2020, Artist Series

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater may not be in the same place at this moment in time, but they are still finding ways to connect and dance together.

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Curated Guest: Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5 – Thibaudet

Posted June 5, 2020, Artist Series

Experience Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s sublime performance of Camille Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 5.

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Curated Guest: The King’s Singers new album

Posted June 5, 2020, Artist Series

Get your copy of The King’s Singers’ new album “Finding Harmony.”

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Curated Guest: Don’t don’t try this at home

Posted June 4, 2020, Artist Series

In this new series from Circa Contemporary Circus, their performers teach cool acrobatic tricks for all ages that you can do at home. Visit their YouTube page for the complete series.

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Curated Guest: And So It Goes – Stay at Home Choir with The King’s Singers

Posted June 1, 2020, Artist Series

In their most ambitious project yet, the Stay at Home Choir is excited to present their latest collaboration with internationally renowned vocal group The King’s Singers!

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Curated Guest: Behind the scenes of Lazarus

Posted May 13, 2020, Artist Series

From Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, in the Company’s first two-act ballet, acclaimed hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris completes a trilogy of works…

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Curated Guest: Kronos and Monk Hierotheos premiere Aleksandra Vrebalov’s “Antennae: A Fragment”

Posted May 5, 2020

During a Creative Fusion residency at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Serbian composer (and Kronos Quartet’s longtime friend and collaborator) Aleksandra Vrebalov wrote ANTENNAE…

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Curated Guest: Music for a day at home

Posted April 20, 2020

The King’s Singers share the beautiful music they are planning to sing when we can all come together again.

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Curated Guest: “Crazy” – The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Posted April 12, 2020

“Crazy” performed by George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain while in self isolation.

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Curated Guest: Full Concerts at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Posted March 25, 2020

During this time of isolation and social distancing, Jazz at Lincoln Center has created online offerings globally, for free.

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