The free outdoor concert series premiered in September 2008 as “New York Now in Bryant Park,” and featured some of New York City’s most acclaimed classical music and opera institutions. Renamed and expanded to include a wider variety of performing arts institutions this year, Bryant Park Fall Festival features jazz, musical theater, and dance, as well as classical music and opera.
Ten performances, from 6pm to 7:30pm, will take place on a stage located on Bryant Park’s Upper Terrace. Sit on a Bryant Park chair or have a picnic dinner on the lawn. These are your ten chances to experience free tastes of of the 2009-2010 performing arts season in New York City.
- Monday, September 28: Orchestra of St. Luke’s
- Tuesday, September 29: Bargemusic
- Wednesday, September 30: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players
- Thursday, October 1: The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program
- Friday, October 2: Carnegie Hall
- Monday, October 5: The Joyce Theater
- Tuesday, October 6: Ailey II
- Wednesday, October 7: Bargemusic
- Thursday, October 8: The Brooklyn Philharmonic
- Friday, October 9: Jazz at Lincoln Center
Check out all the details at BryantParkFallFestival.org and keep an eye out for more information and special giveaways related to Fall Festival on Bryant Park’s Twitter, the Fall Festival Facebook Fan Page, and right here on the blog.