Natural Expressions

Performance

Come see Amy Huang and Lilian Nogueira of the Nussenzweig Laboratory on Wednesday, July 10th as they perform an arial lyra act in “Summer Heat: A Single Point Aerial Dance Co. Showcase.” The performance will be held at The Slipper Room on the Lower East Side with doors at 7 p.m. and the show beginning at 8 p.m. (21+). Tickets can be purchased for $25 online.

Art

Join Megan E. Kelley of the Kapoor Laboratory at “The 5th Annual CCD Block Party” art show and music festival in Coney Island where she will be displaying her artwork. The Block Party features work by artists who have reimagined album covers as well as live music. This free event takes place Saturday, July 13th from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Coney Island Brewery (1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn).

Digital

This month, Bernie Langs from The Rockefeller University Development Office announces the release of his song “Armoured Heart.” This newly recorded pop song was composed and performed by Bernie with nods to “For No One” by Lennon/McCartney. Check out the release on SoundCloud.

 

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art/music/performance/sporting/other event for next month’s “Natural Expressions” and follow @NatSelections on Twitter for more events.

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Music

Santa Maria Pecoraro Di Vittorio of the Rice laboratory at Rockefeller will be performing as a violist with the Chamber Orchestra of New York directed by Salvatore Di Vittorio at three events this month:

On June 6th at 7:30 p.m., the orchestra will perform Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 2, Il Sogno del Cielo, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. The evening will include the work of two Resphighi Prize winners—flutist Tommaso Benciolini and composer Andrea Montepaone. Tickets and more information can be found on the Carnegie Hall Web site, with tickets from $40-50 ($30 for students with ID) or 25% off with the discount code CNY29834.

On June 7th at 7:30 p.m., you can hear Santa Maria Pecoraro Di Vittorio and the orchestra perform works by Vaughan Williams at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center in Garden City, Long Island. In addition to Williams’ Eighth Symphony and Piano Concerto, the orchestra will play John Barry’s “We Have All the Time in the World,” which James Bond fans will recognize from the movie On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Tickets are $35 ($15 for students with ID) and can be purchased online.

On June 27th at the Cary Hall at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, the Chamber Orchestra of New York will host a special event “Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Di Vittorio’s Venus,” celebrating the orchestra’s recent recordings of two albums for Naxos Records. The night will begin with a an open rehearsal, followed by a performance that will include the work of Ottorino Respighi. The evening’s concert will be recorded and be followed post-concert reception with the performers, co-sponsored in part by Marchesi Antinori Wines and Antico Noe Panini of Florence. Tickets are $50 (21+) and can be purchased here.

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art/music/performance/sporting/other event for next month’s “Natural Expressions” and follow @NatSelections on Twitter for more events.

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Music

On May 10th, Collette L. Ryder of the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration at The Rockefeller University will be performing Rachmaninoff Vespers (All-Night Vigil, Op. 37) with the NYCHORAL group at St. Bartholomew’s Church. The New York Choral Society describes Rachmaninoff’s 1915 work as “quiet, reflective, and deeply moving…a majestic work that elevates the spirit by its expressiveness and captivates the listener with its sheer beauty.” The performance begins at 8 p.m. and discounted tickets ($35) are available by contacting Collette (cryder@rockefeller.edu / x8054). Visit NYCHORAL for more information.

 

Digital Events

Bernie Langs of The Rockefeller University Development Office announces the release the music video, “Yeast Cell Growth Meets The Beatles.” This video, presented by John LaCava’s Sounds of Science and featured in the Imagine Science Film Festival, is a fusion of art and science, with laboratory films taken by Andrej Ondracka and music by The Beatles (composed by John Lennon/ Paul McCartney with a coda by Chip Taylor) performed by Bernie Langs. The video can be found on Bernie Langs’ YouTube page.

 

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art/music/performance/sporting/other event for next month’s “Natural Expressions” and follow @NatSelections on Twitter for more events.

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Music

On Friday, March 1, James Browning, a postdoctoral research associate in the Krueger Laboratory, will be performing at an indie rock show under the stage name Blackwing at Gussy’s Bar in Astoria, Queens (20-14 29th Street).  Blackwing will be opening for the Spanish Power Pop group, Compañía de Sueños Ilimitada. Doors are at 7 p.m. and admission is $10. More information about the show can be found online.

Daniel Gareau of the Krueger Laboratory will be playing a rock show with Doors tribute band, The Lizard Kings, on Thursday, March 7. The show will be held downtown at The Red Lion (151 Bleecker Street) from 9:30-10:30 p.m. and admission is $10. Check out The Lizard Kings online for more information.

On Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m., Lance Langston of the O’Donnell Laboratory and Alison North of The Rockefeller University Bio-Imaging Resource Center will be performing “The Tudors: Music of the English Reformation” at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church (552 West End Avenue) with the Central City Chorus. This event features “Mass for Five Voices” by William Byrd, as well as the music of John Tavener, John Sheppard, Christopher Tye, Thomas Tallis, Thomas Tomkins, and others.  Tickets and information can be found online at the Central City Chorus website.

Digital Events

This month, Bernie Langs of The Rockefeller University Development Office announces the release of the animated music video “I Am Not the One,” created by GECCOVIZION with original music by Bernie Langs. The video can be viewed on Bernie Langs’ YouTube page.

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art/music/performance/sporting/other event for next month’s “Natural Expressions” and follow @NatSelections on Twitter for more events.

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Music

On February 14 at 7:30 p.m. Santa Maria Pecoraro Di Vittorio of the Rice Laboratory will be performing a Valentine’s Concert with the Chamber Orchestra of New York, featuring music by Khachaturian, Mahler, and Tchaikovsky. This concert is being held in Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall and tickets can be found online (25% off general admission using code: CNY29834) and $35 student tickets can be purchased by emailing Santa Maria at specoraro@rockefeller.edu.

Collete Ryder of The Rockefeller University’s Office of Sponsored Programs Administration will be performing Arthur Honegger’s King David (Le Roi David) with NYCHORAL on February 28. This performance, directed by David Hayes, will feature choral and orchestral music, as well as dance and narration, to explore the lives of three biblical characters: Samuel, Saul, and David. This performance will take place in the Central Synagogue (652 Lexington Avenue) at 8 p.m. Tickets ($45) are available online / contact Collette Ryder (cryder@rockefeller.edu) for discounts.

Maria Lazzaro from Human Resources at The Rockefeller University will be playing Jazz music on February 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mae Mae Café and Bar for an extended Happy Hour. Admission is free.

Digital Events

Bernie Langs and Clint Mobley of The Rockefeller University Development Office announce the release of their new recording on SoundCloud, “Resolution, She & Other Songs.” This medley features familiar and original themes from “Girls in Their Summer Clothes” by Bruce Springsteen, “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell, “Resolution” by Clint Mobley, “She” – lyrics by Anastasios Kozaitis, music by Clint Mobley & Bernie Langs, and “Sloop John B.” by Brian Wilson.

 

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art/music/performance/sporting/other event for next month’s “Natural Expressions” and follow @NatSelections on Twitter for more events.

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Music

Brian Dougherty of The Rockefeller University’s President’s Office will be singing with the Musica Sacra Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. His performance of Handel’s Messiah will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, and tickets can be purchased online.

On Thursday, December 20, Collette Ryder of the Office of Sponsored Program Administration at The Rockefeller University will be singing A Ceremony of Carols with the NYChoral Chamber Ensemble. This holiday concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church and tickets are $40. More information can be found online.

Digital Events

Bernie Langs has recently recorded a medley of his original composition “I Didn’t Tell Anyone” and two cover songs by Mick Jagger/Keith Richards, “Till the Next Time We Say Goodbye” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” Check out the release on SoundCloud.

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art/music/performance/sporting/other event for next month’s “Natural Expressions” and follow @NatSelections on Twitter for more events.

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Sports

Chris Marhula of the MacKinnon Laboratory and Alicia Sicangco, Clinical Research Nurse at the Rockefeller University Hospital, will both be running in this year’s New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4! Spectators can gather along the route to cheer on participants as they run 26.2 miles through all five boroughs, beginning in the morning in Staten Island and finishing in Central Park.  Miles 16 to 17 run along First Avenue near the University, making this a convenient spot to watch the race. For further information, check out https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org.

Music

Collette Ryder announces a concert from the New York Choral Society and NY Choral Chamber Ensemble, “My Shadow and My Light” on Monday, November 12 at 8:30 p.m. at Carnegie Hall. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, this concert features the works of three early 20th century composers, two British and one American, who composed pieces expressing their deeply personal reactions to the social and political environment of their day. Tickets are $30-80 (https://www.nychoral.org/events/nychoral-presents-my-shadow-and-my-light/).

Santa Maria Pecoraro Di Vittorio brings us another concert at Carnegie Hall—the season opener for the Chamber Orchestra of New York. On Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m., conductor Salvatore Di Vittorio will open with Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, followed by Di Vittorio’s own Baroque-inspired Sarabanda Antica. The evening will continue with the world premiere of the June Naxos recordings, followed by Vivaldi’s Bassoon Concerto RV477, and Marcello’s Oboe Concerto. The program will conclude with Mozart’s ever popular Serenade in G Major Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. Tickets are $40-50 (general admission online discount code: CNY29834 / students at the door: $30). Further information can be found online at https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/11/16/chamber-orchestra-of-new-york-0730pm.

Digital Events

Bernie Langs shares the release of his recently recorded medley of “Just My Style” (by Al Capps, Thomas Lesslie “Snuff” Garrett, Gary Lewis, and Leon Russell) / “Do You Love Me” (by Berry Gordy) with music and singing performed by Bernie Langs and Matthew Murphy providing additional vocals. Check out this release on SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/bernie-langs/just-my-style-do-you-love-me-b-langs-feat-matt-murphy.

Gretchen M. Michelfeld, from Rockefeller’s Office of General Counsel, announces the online release of the feature film, As Good As You, on which she worked as screenwriter and executive producer. This film is “…a serious comedy about trying to grieve the right way…” and was the winner of the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival’s 2016 “Best LGBT Feature”. As Good As You is now available to stream/buy/rent at http://firstrunfeatures.com/asgoodasyouhv.html.

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art/music/performance/sporting/other event for next month’s “Natural Expressions” and follow @NatSelections on Twitter for more events.

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Ascensus Volume VII Launch Event

Ascensus: The WCM Journal of Humanities will be hosting a launch party and exhibition for volume VII of their publication this month. Ascensus is a student-led organization that promotes the humanities by collecting and publishing works from members of the Tri-Institutional community.
The launch event will feature select pieces from the upcoming publication and short performances.

Date: September 11, 2018

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue, 2nd floor (rooms A/B)

Admission: Free

 

Email Megan E. Kelley at mkelley@rockefeller.edu to submit your art, music, performance, sporting, or other event for next month’s Natural Expressions bulletin.