Delight in New York City’s Diverse Artforms
December 16 2019
No other city in the world does the arts quite like New York City. Immerse yourself in the world of classical ballet, theatre, jazz, and opera with our partners.
The Lincoln Theatre is hailed for its excellent programming and accessible price point. Guests can see Broadway shows in the Vivian Beaumont, Mitzi E. Newhouse, and Claire Tow Theaters. Other ongoing activities include the Directors Lab, a developmental symposium for new and emerging artists, and Open Stages, an arts-in-education program operated in cooperation with New York City public schools, to name a few.
Slip into one of the city’s remaining mansions from the Gilded Age and tour its collection of masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt, Goya, Whistler and Bellini. The Frick Collection is an art museum that features a vast art collection of steel industry magnate Henry Clay Frick. Take a few hours to explore ceramics and paintings you’ve only seen in history books. The Frick Collection is located at 1 E. 70th St. and faces Central Park. Information on hours and admission
Jazz at Lincoln Center is a dynamic organization dedicated to unique annual concert seasons and raw talent under the leadership of Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis. The organization puts on one of the “best jazz clubs in NYC,” (according to Tony Bennet) at Dizzy’s Club, a live music venue situated five stories above Columbus Circle at Broadway and 60th Street. Late night sessions feature local emerging jazz artists that will put a sweet tune to your evening in the city. Learn more at jazz.org
Considered one of the greatest dance companies in the world, the American Ballet Theatre is an internationally-acclaimed cultural institution. Worldwide tours have only extended its work of both preserving and showcasing this classical art form. See what’s on while you’re in NYC or see if the company is coming to a city near you.
The largest repertory opera house in the world, The Metropolitan Opera is big in ways that cannot be measured, from its talented singers to its expert conductors. Each season, the Met stages more than 200 opera performances in New York. Aside from the 800,000 people who attend performances at the opera house, millions more experience the Met through its state-of-the-art technology and new media distribution initiatives, such as its popular Live in HD series. Make sure to check the performance calendar to see what’s on during your visit.