Roya Hakakian with Joe Klein: The Unreported Iran. Hear the fascinating story of the 1992 political assassinations of Iranian opposition leaders in Berlin, one of the most important legal cases in modern European history and the greatest blow to Tehran since the 1979 revolution.
Wed, Dec 7
Why Do We Need Trees?: The benefits trees provide are increasingly important in our urban existence. Could we live without them?
Sundays at Three: Sydney Skybetter & Associates: Skybetter & Associates returns to 92Y to present highlights from the company’s deepening investigation into affect, mathematics and the human condition.
Beyond the Stage: Discussion on Stephen Breyer: These thought-provoking, town meeting-style conversations, led by global affairs expert and World Policy Journal editor David A. Andelman, take place in advance of key current-events lecture
Stephen Breyer: Making Our Democracy Work. Stephen Breyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, gives an insider’s perspective on this American institution today and its shaping of our future.
In the video above, Elliott Carter talks about Greenwich Village when he was young, a place “filled with speakeasies.”
In honor of Elliott Carter’s 103rd Birthday on Sunday, December 11th, Boosey & Hawkes is offering Carter fans the opportunity to personally wish him a happy birthday via Twitter. Tweet your happy 103rd birthday wishes and include the hashtag #Carter103. Tweets submitted before Tuesday, December 6 at 5pm EST will be included on a birthday card and presented to Carter at Elliot Carter’s 103rd Birthday Concert on December 8 at 92nd Street Y! More details here.
Daytime: A History of the Piano: From Mozart to Modern Jazz with Stuart Isacoff. From Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin to Duke Ellington, Bill Evans and Thelonious Monk, the great composers and musicians all made famous use of the piano.