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Anthony Roth Costanzo, this year’s Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, joins the New York Philharmonic and Jaap van Zweden in two weeks celebrating the complexity of identity and featuring vocalist Justin Vivian Bond, 22nd US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, and more. These concerts include World Premieres by Gregory Spears and Joel Thompson and works by Julius Eastman and Joan Tower. The community partners joining the New York Philharmonic in this exploration are National Black Theatre, El Puente, Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, A Better Jamaica, and Flushing Town Hall. See below for related events hosted by our partners.

Watch Artist-in-Residence Anthony Roth Costanzo explain what to expect over these two weeks, and what he hopes the performances awaken in all of us.

Partner Events

January 19, 2022 at 7:30 PM
En avant, la music! (French Institute Alliance Française)

January 20, 2022 at 6:30 PM
The Authentic Self: Black Body & Identity Now! (The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and National Black Theatre)

January 28, 2022 at 1:45 PM
The Unanswered Questions (John Jay College of Criminal Justice)
Unjust Malaise: Julius Eastman and a Broken Mental Health System
This panel discussion will be live streamed on Facebook

May 26, 2022
An Evening with Flushing Town Hall and El Puente