Jazz at Lincoln Center Takes a Journey to the Roaring '20s With Songs of the Jazz Age
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For over 250 years, Handel's Messiah has stood as one of the most beloved works in classical music history. Handel's 1741 masterpiece includes some of the most joyful and memorable music ever written, and is the most performed choral work in the English language. For this year's concert, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Manze, will be joined onstage by the Westminster Symphonic Choir and a selection of distinguished guest soloists, including mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford and soprano Joelle Harvey. Experience the true meaning of the season at this uplifting concert from the New York Philharmonic, which includes such favorites as "And the Glory of the Lord" and the "Hallelujah" chorus. Learn More
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There's a reason why the Roaring 1920s was also known as the jazz age – it was an era when the spirit of swing permeated every facet of American life, from dancing to drinking to politics, and American jazz conquered the world. As part of Jazz at Lincoln Center's salute to Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s newest documentary series, Prohibition, the ingenious Bill Charlap leads an all-star group including British jazz chanteuse Claire Martin in a demonstration of how and why the '20s roared in music and song.
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Their mission is to enrich the artistic substance and perpetuate the democratic spirit of America's music. From down home and elegant concert performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra... to entertaining educational programs that bring the sound and feeling of jazz into the lives of thousands of kids and grownups... to innovative collaborative programs with artists in diverse idioms: they offer top quality musicianship and universal friendship. By taking the feeling of jazz on tour and by inviting artists and audiences from all over the world into their new home in New York City, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center brings people together for a simple purpose: To Have a Profoundly Good Time. Welcome is their motto.