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Lincoln Center White Light Festival 2017 explores the art of spirituality

The Lincoln Center White Light Festival explores artistic expressions of spiritual energy.


2017 Lincoln Center White Light Festival

October 18 – November 15, 2017

Faith is universal, but these are the White Light Festival’s Latin performances.

Orfeo

John Eliot Gardiner conducts his early music ensemble in Claudio Monteverdi’s opera Orfeo as part of the Monteverdi: The Birth of Opera series.

Wednesday, October 18 at 7 pm
Alice Tully Hall

The Return of Ulysses

John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists in Claudio Monteverdi’s opera The Return of Ulysses as part of the Monteverdi: The Birth of Opera series.

Thursday, October 19 at 7 pm
Alice Tully Hall

The Coronation of Poppea

John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists in Claudio Monteverdi’s opera The Return of Ulysses as part of the Monteverdi: The Birth of Opera series.

It tells the story of Poppea’s evolution from Roman Emperor Nero’s mistress to his queen.

Saturday, October 21 at 7 pm
Alice Tully Hall

The Psalms Experience

The Psalms Experience is twelve concerts with four choirs performing all 150 psalms by 150 composers at venues across Manhattan.

November 1 – 11

Stabat Matter

Speranza Scapucci conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with soprano Andriana Chuchman, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, and choreographer Jessica Lang at the Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wednesday – Thursday, November 1 – 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm. From $35

Sacred: Milestones of a Spiritual Life

Sacred: Milestones of a Spiritual Life is Thomas Lennon’s documentary that explores faith as a fundamental human experience as over 40 filmmakers document spiritual practice in over 25 countries.

The more you openly explore our differences, the more you come to the conclusion that we are all trying to understand the same thing.

Tuesday, November 7 at 7 pm
Walter Reade Theater
Film Society of Lincoln Center

Jordi Savall: The Routes of Slavery

Spanish Catalan early music conductor Jordi Savall leads his Hespèrion XXI ensemble and an international cast of artists explores how enslaved peoples preserved their own humanity in the face of the most inhumane treatment.

  • Hespèrion XXI
  • La Capella Reial de Catalunya
  • The Fairfield Four (U.S.)
  • Kassé Mady Diabaté, Ballaké Sissoko, Mamani Keita, Nana Kouyaté, Tanti Kouyaté (Mali)
  • Rajery (Madagascar)
  • Driss el Maloumi (Morocco)
  • Maria Juliana Linhares, Zé Luis Nascimento (Brazil)
  • Adriana Fernández (Argentina)
  • Iván García (Venezuela)
  • Ada Coronel, Enrique Barona, Ulises Martínez (Mexico)
  • Leopoldo Novoa (Colombia)

Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 pm
Rose Theater
Jazz at Lincoln Center


Lincoln Center White Light Festival Tickets

See the full lineup and get tickets at www.lincolncenter.org/white-light-festival


 

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