2014 | 2015 Season
Schimmel Center Events
September 5th at 7:00pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance
Indo-American Arts Council in collaboration with Pace University presents the annual Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance
September 21st at 3:00pmBUY TICKETS
Voce Rising Opera Stars in Recital: Julia Bullock and Joseph Kaiser with Pianist Steven Blier
An exciting afternoon of French/American art songs programed by renowned accompianist Steve Blier. Featuring rising Soprano Julia Bullock and charismatic Tenor, Joseph Kaiser.
September 27th at 2:00pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Gustafer Yellowgold Family Show
Come visit Gustafer Yellowgold, a friendly creature who came to Earth from the sun, and now lives as an explorer in the Minnesota woods! He has many stories to share – all with live music.
September 28th at 2:00pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Buster Keaton in "Seven Chances" Silent Films with Live Piano Accompaniment by Ben Model
Poor James Shannon (Keaton) and his girl are madly in love but, season after season, he just can't get up the nerve to propose
October 1st at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Great Masters Series: Sandro Botticelli
Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) and the Early Renaissance in Italy. Antique influences, linear beauty, grace, and anatomical anomalies.
October 5th at 7:30pmBUY TICKETS
Gypsy Brass Legends: Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar
Regarded around the world as one of the best brass bands on the planet, twelve-member Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar is the quintessential Serbian Gypsy brass band moving between Turkish Gypsy rhythms and ballistic Balkan and funk grooves.
October 8th at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Great Masters Series: Francisco Goya
Francisco Goya (1746-1828) and Romanticism in Spain. Sparkling paintings with dashing brushwork, revealing portraits of Spanish royalty, and caustic political and social criticism.
October 11th at 7:30pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Loudon Wainwright III
Perhaps best known for his novelty song, “Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)” and numerous appearances in the hit films of Judd Apatow, Loudon Wainwright III has had a long and illustrious career.
October 12th at 7:30pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
The Sarod Project: Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan & Ayaan Ali Khan with Issa Malluf and Anubrata Chatterjee
A new project of sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, widely considered today’s greatest sarod (lute) player whose legacy goes back six generations and whose ancestors have developed and shaped the instrument over several hundred years, and his sons.
October 15th at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Great Masters Series: Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) and Impressionist sculpture in France. Carved or cast, the human body reveals a range of emotions. Rodin’s relationship with the sculptor Camille Claudel.
October 18th at 7:30pmBUY TICKETS
American Showstoppers: Cy Coleman
This concert will feature the top Cy Coleman hit songs as well as solid gold gems that deserve another hearing, as they were always meant to be heard – sung and danced by top-notch performers with a top-notch orchestra.
October 22nd at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Great Masters Series: Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall (1887-1985) and Expressionism in Russia. From Jewish life in a Russian village, to France, and the US, colorful paintings filled with fantastic imagery and joy.
October 25th at 2:00pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Okee Dokee Brothers Family Show
The Okee Dokee Brothers take you on a hike through the woods with their original folk music written especially for young viewers!
October 26th at 2:00pmBUY TICKETS
Alfred Hitchcock's "The Lodger" Silent Films with Live Piano Accompaniment by Ben Model
The plot of this silent film directed by a 26-year-old Alfred Hitchcock reads like one from any number of his more familiar films.
November 1st at 7:30pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
The brand new singalonga version of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John brought to you by the producers of Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music!
December 11th - December 21stBUY TICKETS
Join us for the holidays as Gelsey Kirkland Ballet brings their version of the perennial holiday classic to our stage.
January 28th at 7:30pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
The Knights with Special Guest Star
New York City’s innovative chamber orchestra, known for transforming the concert experience and driven by an open-minded spirit of camaraderie, their innovative programming and outstanding virtuosity, will bring you to your feet with delight.
February 1st at 2:00pmBUY TICKETS
Douglas Fairbanks in "The Mark of Zorro" Silent Films with Live Piano Accompaniment by Ben Model
Most of the elements of every version you've seen of Zorro came from this movie.
February 4th at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Architectural Masterpieces: Italy
Italy: Ancient Colosseum and Pantheon in Rome; Byzantine San Vitale in Ravenna; Romanesque “Leaning Tower” of Pisa; the Duomo of Florence; Baroque Saint Peter’s in Rome: Italian engineering ingenuity.
February 6th - February 7thWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Koresh Dance Company
In this evening's work Come Together, the audience takes a musical journey with composers from Israel and Turkey set alongside Chopin, Beethoven, Ravel and more.
February 11th at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Architectural Masterpieces: France
France: Medieval churches of Vezelay and Notre-Dame-de-Paris; island monastery of Mont Saint-Michel; Renaissance chateaux of Chambord and Chenonceau; Baroque palace of Versailles and Louis XIV: refined French elegance.
February 18th at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Architectural Masterpieces: England
February 18 England: Prehistoric Stonehenge; Romanesque Barfreston; Gothic Wells Cathedral and chapel of Henry VII; Henry VIII and Hampton Court; Sir Christopher Wren and Baroque Saint Paul’s; Neo-Classical Chiswick House; “The Gherkin”: English r
February 25th at 12:15pmBUY TICKETS
Architectural Masterpieces: Extreme Architecture
Extreme Architecture: Contemporary Global Accomplishments and Innovations. Frank Ghery’s Gugghenheim Museum, Bilboa; Xing Tonghe’s Shanghai Museum; I.M. Pei’s Louvre pyramid; Paul Andreu’s “Egg” in Beijing; Rem Koolhaas’s House of Music in P
February 27th - February 28thWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Repertory works include powerful, athletic dances, emotionally charged dramatic pieces, and whimsical, humorous glimpses at the human experience.
February 28th at 2:00pmBUY TICKETS
Backhausdance "Elasticity of the Almost" Family Show
This program is especially designed for family audiences!
March 6th at 7:30pmBUY TICKETS
American Showstoppers: Irving Berlin
Fred Barton and his Orchestra will bring an entire century of Irving Berlin's greatest songs to life once more.
March 8th at 3:00pmBUY TICKETS
Voce Rising Opera Stars in Recital: Anna Christy with Pianist Ken Noda
Praised by the New York Times as “nimble of voice, body and spirit,” soprano Anna Christy continues to impress and delight audiences with an extraordinary blend of sparkling voice, powerful stage presence, and innate musicality.
March 13th at 7:30pmBUY TICKETS
American Ballet Theatre Studio Company
This classical ensemble of 12 outstanding dancers will perform works by master choreographers August Bournoville, Marius Petipa, Sir Kenneth MacMilan, Anthony Tudor, and George Balanchine.
March 20th at 7:30pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
The Nile Project
The Nile Project collective brings together young master musicians from throughout the Nile Basin to create new music that weaves together the pointed melodies and deep grooves of Ethiopia with the Arab classical traditions of Egypt and Sudan.
March 21st at 2:00pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Peking Acrobats Family Show
This one hour version of the Peking Acrobats program specially designed for young audiences!
March 21st at 7:30pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
This world renowned act has to be seen to be believed!
March 22nd at 7:30pmBUY TICKETS
Ghazal Ensemble: Shujaat Husain Khan and Kayhan Kalhor
Persian and Indian Improvisations
March 26th - March 28thWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
TAKE Dance: There and Here
Former Paul Taylor Dancer,Takehiro Ueyama, celebrates the 10th anniversary season of his company, TAKE Dance with this World Premiere event!
April 2nd at 7:30pmBUY TICKETS
Rock & Roll Africa: Tal National
Hugely popular West African rockers Tal National hail from the small West African nation of Niger.
April 17th at 7:30pmBUY TICKETS
Gracias a la Vida: The Rebel Spirit of Violeta Parra
A historic multi-generational tribute to Violeta Parra, the most important singer, songwriter and storyteller in the history of Chile.
April 19th at 2:00pmBUY TICKETS
Clara Bow in "It" Silent Films with Live Piano Accompaniment by Ben Model
Brooklyn's own Clara Bow stars in this iconic flapper story from the Roaring 20s.
May 9th at 7:30pmWATCH VIDEOBUY TICKETS
Patti LuPone Far Away Places
A Broadway Superstar for more than 30 years, Patti LuPone is a two-time Tony Award Winner.
May 14th - May 16thBUY TICKETS
Gelsey Kirkland Ballet brings the classic Cerventes story to life with the choreography of Marius Petipa.
May 17th at 3:00pmBUY TICKETS
Voce Rising Opera Stars in Recital: Heidi Melton with Pianist John Parr
The young American dramatic soprano has been called “the Wagnerian voice we have been waiting for since Flagstad and Nilsson” (La Press), a voice that is “big, gleaming and tonally resplendent” (San Francisco Chronicle).