White Light Festival – Dancing Voices

Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Iconoclastic composer and performer Meredith Monk looks to the future through an intergenerational production with the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. The “body sings and the voice dances” in this program that captures the kinetic energy and pioneering philosophy of Monk’s six-decade exploration of the human voice as an instrument, transmitted and luminously present in this U.S. premiere of her multidimensional, multiperceptual work.

Tickets are available here.

For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212-721-6500.

Lincoln Center Behind the Scenes

“The Composer” (Episode One)
Meredith Monk’s Dancing Voices: “The Composer” (Episode One)

The “body sings and the voice dances.” Join Meredith Monk in rehearsal as she shares her pioneering artistic philosophy with the Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC). On October 20–21, Monk and YPC will perform favorite works from her six-decade career in Dancing Voices.For more information, visit: WhiteLightFestival.org.

Posted by Lincoln Center Behind the Scenes on Friday, October 13, 2017
“The Performers” (Episode Two)
Meredith Monk’s Dancing Voices: “The Performers” (Episode Two)

"Meredith Monk’s music is taking it to the next level…it’s like taking a course in a new language of music.” —Adedayo Perkovich, Young People’s Chorus. In Episode 2, the members of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City describe what performing Meredith Monk’s work means to them. Tickets and more information available at WhiteLightFestival.org

Posted by Lincoln Center Behind the Scenes on Monday, October 16, 2017
“The Artistic Director” (Episode Three)
Meredith Monk’s Dancing Voices: “The Artistic Director” (Episo...

For composer Meredith Monk, artistic director Francisco J. Núñez and his Young People's Chorus of NYC offer hope for the future. In Episode 3, Núñez, Monk, and members of the chorus share what goes into creating a transformative musical collaboration. For tickets and more information, visit: WhiteLightFestival.org

Posted by Lincoln Center Behind the Scenes on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
“Dress Rehearsal” (Episode Four)
Meredith Monk’s Dancing Voices: “Dress Rehearsal" (Episode Four)

“How many people can say they’ve sung with Meredith Monk?”“It’s a story we’ll have for the rest of our lives.”In Episode 4, the excitement of the Young People's Chorus is tangible at the final dress rehearsal.For tickets and more information, visit: WhiteLightFestival.org

Posted by Lincoln Center Behind the Scenes on Friday, October 27, 2017

DETAILS

Date & Time:

Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Venue:

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College
524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019

Tickets:
Online
By Phone: 212-721-6500