Friday, February 7, 2014

New York events in February -March 2014: Classic music ,flamenco, Valentine Day and more...


The list Of January- February events in New York could be found here.
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Merchant's House Museum Friday, February 14, 7 p.m.
Love in the Parlors - A Valentine in Concert
The Merchant's House Museum is New York City's only family home preserved intact — inside and out — from the 19th century. The house was built in 1832. Singers Anthony Bellov, Rosalind Gnatt, Jane Rady and Dayle Vander Sande perform music by Rossini, Schumann, Liszt, Delibes, Rachmaninoff, Stephen Foster, and more. 75 minutes. $30, $20 Students & Seniors .



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Romance Under the Stars in Hayden Planetarium Space Theater

Friday, February 14, 2014 6 and 9:30 pm

$85 per person (includes 1.5 hours  of open bar and appetizers)
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium! Join us for a cocktail hour, complete with open bar, champagne, and hors d’oeuvres, along with the music of the Josh Rutner Quartet. Then join Hayden presenters Lydia Maria Petrosino and Ted Williams in the planetarium for a view of the night sky. Sit back and enjoy some of the greatest romance stories from the ancient celestial past
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Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave, New York
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Saturday, February 15, 2014   8 PM
There’s something particularly exhilarating about seeing a legendary Russian orchestra unleash the full power and passion of the great Russian masterworks. The works featured on this program by fellow countrymen Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff are at the core of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra’s identity, flowing through their veins like lifeblood, with their gripping interpretations captivating audiences worldwide.
Yuri Temirkanov, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
Julia Fischer, Violin
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

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6th Annual New York City Beer Week  February 21 - March 2, 2014
Opening night on Friday, Feb. 21, 7 pm - 10 pm, $75


Grand Central Terminal,  Vanderbilt Hall
The New York City Brewers Guild hosts its Opening Night Bash at the iconic Vanderbilt Hall featuring rare and obscure beers from more than 30 breweries from NYC and friends around the region and across the country. Ticket price includes an official NYC Beer Week 2013 tasting glass, and unlimited beer tastings. To purchase tickets, please click here 

 "CASKALOT: A Festive Celebration of NYC Cask Conditioned Ales"  at
508 Gastrobrewery (508 Greenwich Street, NYC, February 23, Sunday.  2 pm - 5 pm & 6 pm - 9 pm, $40 before Feb. 14/$45 after).
NYC Guild Breweries include: 508 Gastrobrewery, Other Half Brewing Co., Brooklyn Brewery, Sixpoint Craft Ales, Birreria At Eataly, Bronx Brewery, Coney Island Brewing Company, HE'BREW Beer, Chelsea Brewing Co., KelSo Beer Co., City Island Brewing Co., Rockaway Brewing, and more TBA. Ticket price includes unlimited pours of cask conditioned ale by NYC Brewers Guild Members, and tickets are available via Eventbrite. .

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"Vienna: City of Dreams”  three-week citywide festival , February and March 2014
Highlights of the festival:
The Morgan Library & Museum. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM  Brahms, Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in B minor, Op. 115
Schubert, Octet in F Major, D. 803

Carnegie Hall
Vienna Philharmonic  Orchestra, Vienna State Opera

The Vienna Philharmonic, founded in 1842, is an orchestra, regularly considered one of the finest in the world.
Tuesday, February 25 at 8:00 PM
Wednesday, February 26 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 1 at 8:00 PM ( Strauss's Salome -opera in concert)
Thursday, March 13 at 8:00 PM


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New York City Center  Flamenco Festival   March 6 - 9, 2014
New York City Center,  55th Street between 6th and 7th avenue

Flamenco Festival is sponsored by Instituto Andaluz del Flamenco and Minister of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain. Flamenco Dance Classes are held Each Night and are free  for ticket holders.Classes start 1½ hours before curtain in Grand Tier Lobby.Tapas & Spanish wine available in the lobby.

Gala Flamenca Thursday, March 6 and Friday,  March 7 8:00PM
This gala brings together four of the world´s most celebrated flamenco dancers: Antonio Canales, one of the most powerful flamenco dancers of all time; the unforgettable choreographer of Nuevo Ballet Español, Carlos Rodríguez; the grand-niece of Carmen Amaya, Karime Amaya; and the young star Jesús Carmona, accompanied by musicians and three female dancers, in an evening that showcases the best of modern flamenco in all its fiery glory.

¡Ay!   Saturday, March 8  8:00pm
Famed for her speed, power and dramatic footwork, Eva Yerbabuena is one of the world’s finest flamenco dancers. In her new work, ¡Ay!, she returns to a more traditional format: a series of solo set pieces with live musical accompaniment, in which she reaffirms her magnetically primal presence.

Sun 7:00pm Lluvia Sunday, March 9, 7:00PM
This show presents Yerbabuena at her most elegant and emotive. Accompanied by four dancers and her critically acclaimed ensemble of musicians, she delivers an unforgettable tour-de-force performance in what has been described as the most sophisticated and powerful production of her career.

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The Little Prince: A New York Story.
Exhibition on show  January 24 through April 27, 2014
The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street


Tuesday through Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Little Prince: A New York Story is the first exhibition to explore in depth the creative decisions Saint-Exupéry made as he crafted his beloved story that reminds us that what matters most can only be seen with the heart.

This exhibition features twenty-five of the manuscript pages—replete with crossed-out words, cigarette burns, and coffee stains—and all forty-three of the earliest versions of drawings for the book. Also on view are rare printed editions from the Morgan's collection as well as personal letters, photographs, and artifacts on loan from the Saint-Exupéry estate, private collections, and museums and libraries in France and the United States.

Exhibition-related films are free with museum admission.
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The Coffee & Tea Festival, March 22-23
69th Regiment Armory 68 Lexington Avenue (between 25th - 26th)

Saturday, March 22, 2014: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday, March 23, 2014: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Join more than 60 exhibitors from around the globe as they pour tastings of their finest coffees and teas and introduce you to new and award-winning products – the 2014 lineup will surpass all years past and include more coffee, as requested! This international extravaganza celebrating all things coffee and tea will offer two days of programs from well-known industry pros and pioneers, pairings,tastings, and more!
The 25,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall will also feature some of the most delectable sweet and savory foods to compliment the spectacular collection of coffees and teas. Plus, the first 1,500 attendees to walk through the doors each day will be handed a free gift bag with samples from top brands to take home! Bring your family, bring your friends – make it an inexpensive and delicious day out! Tickets will not be sold at the door once the event sells out.  You can buy discount tickets ( 50% of) with Travelzoo