December 6, 2016
6:00pm EST
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY

The Lincoln Kirstein Lecture is an annual lecture sponsored by the Center for Ballet and the Arts in honor of Lincoln Kirstein (1907-1996) and featuring a major figure in cultural life. The 2016 Lincoln Kirstein Lecture will be given by historian, writer and internationally renowned tenor Ian Bostridge. Bostridge will discuss the relationship between song and dance, the role of song in Schubert’s music and Benjamin Britten’s complex work with dance and stylisation from the Prince of the Pagodas to Death in Venice.

Featuring:  Ian Bostridge
Pianist: Katelan Terrell

Song and Dance, CBA’s 2016 Lincoln Kirstein Lecture featuring Ian Bostridge, was presented by The Center for Ballet and the Arts.  The event was sponsored by the American Express Foundation.

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Jennifer Homans, CBA Founder and Director, introducing Ian Bostridge at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Jennifer Homans, CBA Founder and Director, introducing Ian Bostridge at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Leon Wieseltier speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Leon Wieseltier speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge singing at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge singing at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge and pianist, Katelan Terrell, bowing at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Two guests speaking at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge signing an autograph at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Leon Wieseltier posing with guest at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Leon Wieseltier, Jennifer Homans and Ian Bostrdige posing for a picture together at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Hollenshead

Leon Wieseltier posing with guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

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Ian Bostridge shaking a guest's hand at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.

(c) NYU Photo Bureau: Hollenshead

Jennifer Homans, CBA Founder and Director, introducing Ian Bostridge at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Jennifer Homans, CBA Founder and Director, introducing Ian Bostridge at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Leon Wieseltier speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Leon Wieseltier speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge singing at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge singing at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge speaking behind podium at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge and pianist, Katelan Terrell, bowing at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Two guests speaking at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge signing an autograph at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Leon Wieseltier posing with guest at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Leon Wieseltier, Jennifer Homans and Ian Bostrdige posing for a picture together at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Leon Wieseltier posing with guests at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.
Ian Bostridge shaking a guest's hand at CBA sponsored, Lincoln Kirstein Lecture Song and Dance.