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8 Classical Music Concerts to See in NYC this Weekend

Image: Sergio Policicchio

May 09, 2019

The International Contemporary Ensemble and the choral group Meridionalis join forces to perform Kopernikus, the only completed opera by Claude Vivier, a composer who was murdered at 34 in 1983 and who remains “more heard about than heard,” as my colleague Zachary Woolfe has aptly put it. Sergio Policicchio provides the video for what the composer called a “ritual opera of death,” and Sebastián Zubieta conducts, under the auspices of the Americas Society in New York.

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Register for Kopernikus, May 15–16.

Learn about more upcoming concerts at MusicoftheAmericas.org.