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Lehman Center for the Performing Arts – Events & Schedule – NYC 2024

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts located in the Bronx

Each season their Concert Hall hosts over a hundred events aimed at serving our communities, and without the support from patrons they would not survive. Become part of the Lehman Center community and support world class performances in the Bronx!

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Upcoming Events/Performances

at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

Be sure to click on each respective link to learn about purchasing tickets for each individual event listing.

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The Nutcracker: School Show

Presented by Westchester Ballet Company

December 15
10:30 am

Imagine whisking away on Christmas Eve with a nutcracker prince by your side! The Westchester Ballet Company’s enchanting Nutcracker brings Clara’s magical journey to life, with 100 dancers pirouetting through a sumptuous 1830s Europe. Witness the exquisite choreography set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, and be dazzled by opulent costumes and captivating special effects.

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The Nutcracker

Presented by Westchester Ballet Company

December 16

2:00 pm Performance

6:00 pm Performance

December 17

2:00 pm Performance

Step into a world of wonder with the Westchester Ballet Company’s Nutcracker. This full-length production transports you to a bygone era, where Clara’s Christmas Eve takes a fantastical turn. Witness the grace and power of 100 dancers as they bring the beloved tale to life, set against Tchaikovsky’s iconic score. Prepare to be swept away by the opulent costumes, dazzling special effects, and sheer magic of the ballet.

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The Ballet of Cinderella

By Classical Arts Entertainment

January 19, 2024
7:30 pm

Acclaimed for their exquisite artistry, the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine returns to the United States to present their captivating two-act performance of Cinderella, one of the most beloved fairytales of all time. Presented by Classical Arts Entertainment, this timeless tale will take the stage at their Concert Hall on Friday, January 19th, 2024 at 7:30pm.

Witness the magic unfold as Cinderella’s dreams transform into breathtaking reality through the grace and passion of the Ukrainian dancers. Immerse yourself in the enchanting score, opulent costumes, and captivating choreography that will leave you spellbound.

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Afrique En Cirque

Cirque Kalabante directly from Africa

February 4, 2024
4:00 pm

Prepare to be dazzled and uplifted by Afrique en Cirque, a vibrant celebration of African culture and youthful spirit. Created by the visionary Yamoussa Bangoura, this electrifying show goes beyond dazzling scenery and costumes to capture the very essence of Guinea’s daily life.

Imagine a kaleidoscope of colors, pulsating to the infectious rhythms of live Afro-Jazz, percussion, and kora. Witness acrobats soar through the air, defying gravity with their strength and agility, forming human pyramids that reach for the heavens. Feel the energy vibrate through the theater, a testament to the resilience and joy of young Africans.

Have a look at this related feature video of Afrique En Cirque performances

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Sofia Philharmonic

February 11, 2024
4:00 pm

Presenting a complete Beethoven program including:

Coriolan Overture
Piano Concerto No. 5
Symphony No. 7

Featuring piano soloist Ivaylo Vassilev

Have a look at the following related video featuring Cosmic Voices from Bulgaria and Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra:

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Merengue Con Amor 2

February 10, 2024
8:00 pm

Featuring The Talented Alex Bueno, Monchy Capricho, Bonny Y Richie Cepeda, Carlos David, Pablo Martinez, and Peter Cruz

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: Sing and Swing

February 25, 2024
4:00 pm

Featuring: The Jimmy Bosch Salsa Masters followed by Jazz at Lincoln Center

Step into a time capsule of musical magic with Jazz at Lincoln Center PRESENTS’ Sing and Swing! This captivating new touring project promises to transport you to a bygone era of playful sophistication, where the Great American Songbook comes alive in the hands of Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III. These rising stars, wielding both dazzling trumpets and irresistible vocals, will reimagine the iconic pairings of Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland & Bing Crosby, and Dean Martin & Peggy Lee, infusing their timeless tunes with a fresh, modern twist. Joined by a star-studded New York lineup and graced by the legendary Jimmy Bosch, this is your chance to sing along, swing along, and lose yourself in an unforgettable evening of musical joy. Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of Sing and Swing!

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Andy Montanez

March 2, 2024
8:00 pm

Featuring special guests: Tito Puente Jr. performing a tribute to Tito Puente, El Trío Ideal, Johnny Olivio, and Herencia de Plena!

Don’t miss the return of legendary Puerto Rican salsa legend Andy Montañez. Montañez first saw success as a member of El Gran Combo where he stayed for approximately 15 years, producing 37 LPs. After leaving El Gran Combo, he enjoyed considerable success on an international scale with his own orchestra, touring Latin America and the United States several times.

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Eddy Herrera

March 9, 2024
8:00 pm

Coming to New York to present his show “AGRADECIDO” exclusively for Lehman Center

Following his triumphant international shows, and a full-house performance at the Gran Teatro del Cibao in the Dominican Republic, the renowned merenguero Eddy Herrera is excited to announce his concert “Agradecido” at the esteemed Lehman Center theater in New York City.

The accomplished singer-songwriter is gearing up to deliver a concert that will not only feature the hit songs that have established him as one of the leading merengue artists globally, but also a grand merengue orchestra, Mariachi, dancers, and a host of national and international artists, whose names will be disclosed soon.

Eddy is delighted to announce the participation of special guest Wilfrido Vargas, to whom he extends his gratitude for the opportunity to be part of his orchestra and for his support in launching his successful career.

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Forever Freestyle 16

March 16, 2024
8:00 pm

Hosted by Sal Abbatiello and Speedy

Featuring the following performers: TKA, George Lamond, Judy Torres, Safire, Betty D Of Sweet Sensation, Cynthia, Coro, The Cover Girls, C-Bank, Two Without Hats

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La Sonora Ponceña

March 30, 2024
8:00 pm

La Sonora Ponceña, a salsa band hailing from Puerto Rico, was established in 1954 by Enrique “Quique” Lucca Caraballo. Currently, the band is under the direction of Quique’s son, Papo Lucca. The band has maintained an impressive longevity, producing a multitude of albums, inclusive of a 55th anniversary album.

It’s a privilege for Lehman Center to welcome this iconic music ensemble as they mark 70 years of shaping the salsa music scene!

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R&B Concert

April 20, 2024
8:00 pm

Produced by Fever Records

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Masters of the 80’s

April 27, 2024
8:00 pm

Embark on a refined musical journey that encapsulates the 80s salsa style, characterized by its softer, more sensual, and romantic tones. This concert will showcase the exceptional talents of artists such as Ray De La Paz, Roberto Blades, Raulín Rosendo, and Ray Sepúlveda, among others.

Relive the golden era of Salsa in this special concert, brought to life by the trailblazing superstars of Latin music. This concert promises to be a historic event, featuring the creators of unforgettable classics such as “Solo Tu y Yo,” “Mentirosa,” “Lluvia,” “Lágrimas,” “Ya No Regreso Contigo,” “Estuvieras Conmigo,” “Lady Laura,” “One Heals,” and many more!

 

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About Lehman Center

Tickets can be purchased through 24 hour online access at www.LehmanCenter.org or by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833 (Mon. through Fri. 10am-5pm; and beginning at 12 noon on the day of the concert).

Lehman Center is accessible by #4 or D trains to Bedford Park Blvd. stations, and is right off several major highways, including the Henry Hudson Parkway, the Saw Mill River Parkway and Major Deegan Expressway.

FREE On-Site Parking Available

Lehman Center receives support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, they New York State Council on the Arts, and through corporations, foundations and private donations.

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