Concerts

phillips3 June 3, 2014 7:32 am

Washington Post: “Bold, Engaging, Powerful, and Forceful”

Cecelia Porter from The Washington Post reviewed Metropolis Ensemble’s performance at The Phillips Collection with the Phillips Camerata, Bridget Kibbey, and Quartet Senza Misura.  The...

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Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson performs at The Public Theater. (Photo courtesy of NYT) May 17, 2014 10:53 am

New York Times: “Resolutely Optimistic”

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson performs at The Public Theater. (Photo courtesy of NYT) Jon Pareles from The New York Times reviewed The Roots performance at The Public Theater...

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feature May 9, 2013 8:23 am

Music and Shadows: On Stage with Metropolis Artists

Cast members of “The Firework Maker’s Daughter” (from left to right) Andrew Slater, James Laing, Mary Bevan, Amar Muchhala, and Wyn Pencarreg. Performances are in...

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March 29, 2013 7:55 am

Praise for The Firework Maker’s Daughter

Soprano Mary Bevan (Lila) performs with James Laing (Hamlet) in The Firework Maker’s Daughter. Photo courtesy of Robert Workman. The press are lavishing praise on David Bruce’s...

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Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 11.27.00 AM March 20, 2013 9:36 am

A Requiem for Cambodia

Khmer Arts Ensemble performing “A Bend in the River.” Photo by John Shapiro. Metropolis Ensemble is pleased to announce a co-commissioning partnership with Cambodian Living...

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FireworkMakers December 17, 2012 9:06 am

Strike the Match and Spark the Flame!

Metropolis Ensemble, led by Grammy-nominated conductor Andrew Cyr, is delighted to announce its collaboration with The Opera Group and Opera North: “The Firework Maker’s...

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vfung1 September 10, 2012 12:26 pm

Dreamscapes: New Metropolis Album of Works by Vivian Fung

On September 25, Naxos is releasing Dreamscapes, an album of works by Metropolis composer Vivian Fung, performed by violinist Kristin Lee, pianist Conor Hanick, and the Metropolis Ensemble....

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Örn Alexander Ámundason March 5, 2012 3:46 am

Metropolis at The Armory Show

Metropolis Ensemble artists performing on Opening Day (March 7, 2012, 2pm and 3:30pm, at Pier 94) at The Armory Show this week, presenting the U.S. premiere of Icelandic artist Örn...

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IMG_4834 March 4, 2012 10:14 pm

Music Box: Old Songs, New Voices

Harpist Bridget Kibbey had a concept for a concert: to celebrate the diverse and colorful cultures that make up the American musical fabric. She commissioned pieces from composers born...

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Bridget Kibbey January 7, 2012 7:50 pm

Our New Resident Artist Series

Metropolis Ensemble is thrilled to present the inaugural concert of our new Resident Artists Series- concerts, musical events, and social gatherings that feature our core ensemble artists...

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