AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
(May 15-July 8) The revered company pirouettes into Lincoln Center for its annual
spring season. Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000.
The 2016-2017 season is the venerable concert hall’s 126th. Highlights: May 4: Yefim Bronfman, piano. May 7: Emerson String Quartet and Maurizio Pollini, piano. May 9: The Philadelphia Orchestra. May 19: Murray Perahia, piano. May 21: Maurizio Pollini,
piano. May 31: The MET Orchestra. Seventh Ave., at W. 57th St., 212.247.7800.
DISTINGUISHED CONCERTS INTERNATIONAL NEW YORK
The creative producing entity presents diverse programs of music performed by leading musicians. Highlights: May 26 at Carnegie Hall: “Celebration & Reflection.” May 28 at Carnegie Hall: Brahms’ Requiem. May 29 at David Geffen Hall: “With Strength & Joy.” May 30 at Carnegie Hall: Ian Gindes, piano. Carnegie Hall, Seventh Ave., at W. 57th St., 212.247.7800; David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.721.6500.
The venue welcomes renowned modern- dance com-
panies from the United States and abroad. Highlights: May 2-7: Limón Dance Company. May 9-14: Richmond Ballet. May 16-28: Parsons Dance. 175 Eighth Ave., at W. 19th St., 212.242.0800.
The 2016-2017 season comes to an end on May 13. Highlights: May 1, 5, 9, 13 (matinee): “Der Rosenkavalier.” May 2, 6 (matinee), 10, 13 (evening): “Cyrano de Bergerac.” May 3, 6 (evening), 11: “Don Giovanni.” May 4, 8, 12: “Der Fliegende
Holländer.” Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., btw W. 63rd & W. 64th sts., 212.362.6000.
NEW YORK CITY BALLET
( Thru May 28) One of the world’s most distinguished ballet companies presents classic, contemporary and new works in repertory during its spring 2017 season. David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 63rd St., 212.496.0600.
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
New York’s preeminent orchestra marks its 175th anniversary and the final season of Alan Gilbert as its music director. Concerts: May 3- 6, 9, 11, 12-13, 19-20, 23, 25-27. David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave., at W. 64th St., 212.875.5656.
THE TOWN HALL
“The People’s Concert Hall” boasts an eclectic lineup. Highlights: May 4: Transatlantic Sessions with Jerry Douglas and Aly Bain, with special guests Rosanne Cash and Mary Chapin Carpenter. May 5: Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved,” with Tim Robbins.
May 7: Dover Quartet and clarinetist Richard Stoltzman.
May 22: Broadway by the Year: 1997-2006. May 24: Old Crow Medicine Show. 123 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.840.2824.