Baryshnikov Arts Center

Baryshnikov Arts Center

Upcoming Performances


Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

Conceived and Directed by Sarah Rothenberg
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton
Feb 22, 2018

An all-star ensemble of instrumentalists performs Olivier Messiaen's iconic work, hailed "the most ethereally beautiful music of the twentieth century" by The New Yorker, with lighting designed by the illustrious Jennifer Tipton.


An Evening with Marguerite Hemmings

Feb 23, 2018

Dance artist Marguerite Hemmings (NYC) will show an excerpt of her study of creative processes of and between millennial musicians and dancers. The work focuses on the blending of digital and analog, improvisation and pattern, with a heavy centering of dance and music practices of today's African Diaspora.


Screening of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Music by Stephen Prutsman (N.Y. Premiere)
Performed Live by Puck Quartet
Mar 14, 2018

A night of cinema and music features a screening of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and the New York Premiere of Stephen Prutsman's score written for the 1920 German expressionist silent film.


BAC Salon: Tarek Yamani

Afro-Tarab for Two
Apr 18, 2018

Lebanese-American pianist Tarek Yamani reinvents classical Arabic music through original jazz compositions. He plays two consecutive sets in the John Cage & Merce Cunningham Studio, which lends itself to the intimacy of a jazz club.


Open Rehearsal & Conversation:
Samar Haddad King & Amir Nizar Zuabi

Apr 20, 2018

Choreographer Samar Haddad King will hold an open rehearsal followed by a conversation with her collaborator, playwright/theater director Amir Nizar Zuabi, about their work exploring humanity's relationship with land.


BAC Salon: Māris Briežkalns Quintet

Rothko in Jazz
May 2, 2018

Hailed by The Washington Post as “a wide-ranging musical homage to Mark Rothko’s paintings,” Rothko in Jazz features music by 10 renowned Latvian composers, arranged and performed by the Māris Briežkalns Quintet.



An Evening with Michelle Boulé

May 11, 2018

Choreographer Michelle Boulé (NYC) will share her work-in-progress Field (working title), examining relationships between traditional and contemporary healing practices and aesthetic form.