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Central Park Conservancy

The Central Park Conservancy, which has served since 1980 as the stewards of Central Park, operates the Park in partnership with the City of New York. The Conservancy raises 75% of the funds needed to operate Central Park, enjoyed by 42 million visitors annually.

Havana: Lang Lang, Chucho Valdés, Marin Alsop

On Friday, October 9th, 2015, the flag rises on a new cultural era, with the first major international concert to be produced in Cuba since the opening of US-Cuba relations on July 20 – superstar pianists Lang Lang and Chucho Valdés will perform together, for the first time ever, in a festive gala concert to Read More >

Musical Comedy

Music is serious business. Or is it? Michael Haefliger, Executive and Artistic Director of the Lucerne Festival, finds the humor in serious music in the 2015 Lucerne Festival In Summer: Humor. The Festival explores the many ways composers of every era have interpreted the theme: through shifting temperaments and moods, through the wit of ingenious Read More >

The Future Is Now

Crazy radicals. Just unveiled by Cal Performances Executive and Artistic Director Matías Tarnopolsky, Berkeley RADICAL is a new framework to cultivate public artistic literacy and create cultural access for diverse future audiences in the context of the digital age and transitional generations. Berkeley RADICAL is a platform on which Cal Performances artists will operate within Read More >