Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) is an active presence in the heart of Manhattan. Located just east of the Chelsea neighborhood, BPAC presents world class Classical music, Jazz, Pop, theater, dance, literary and spoken word, film, and talks. BPAC's 2017/18 season features acclaimed pianists Sara Davis Buechner and Michael Brown; chamber ensembles Sonnambula, Cantata Profana, Israeli Chamber Project, and the Alexander String Quartet; and opera festivals from Prototype and Heartbeat Opera. In addition, BPAC offers a jazz series named for bassist and late Baruch faculty member Milt Hinton. This season the Milt Hinton Jazz Series presents Matuto, Yotam Silberstein Quartet, and Jane Ira Bloom.

Posted: Jul-24-2017
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Bloom thought of a jazz work based on the Dickinson’s (1830–1886) creations, in part, because poet played piano and was an improviser. For the Dickinson project, the poems Bloom selected were “those that got to me.” But she picked selections from the poems rather than using the complete poems.


Posted: Apr-16-2018
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"The [Canadian Guitar Quartet's] performance was outstanding. Dynamics were amazing. Technique was spectacular."

— Oceanside Concerts
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