LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS ITS 2018 WINTER-SPRING SEASON Lehman Center for the Performing Arts presents its amazing 38th season with new shows in its 2018 Winter-Spring schedule. The shows include: Lehman Center 2018 Latin and Popular Music Concerts Schedule: GRUPO NICHE Produced by Lehman Center and José Raposo Saturday, March 10th, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $100*VIP, $65, $55, $45 The international salsa sensation, GRUPO NICHE, one of the most popular Salsa groups in the world returns to Lehman Center for a concert of greatest hits. Directly from Cuba, Returning by Popular Demand!...
LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS ITS 2018 WINTER-SPRING SEASON Lehman Center for the Performing Arts presents its amazing 38th season with new shows in its 2018 Winter-Spring schedule. The shows include: Lehman Center 2018 Latin and Popular Music Concerts Schedule: GRUPO NICHE Produced by Lehman Center and José Raposo Saturday, March 10th, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $100*VIP, $65, $55, $45 The international salsa sensation, GRUPO NICHE, one of the most popular Salsa groups in the world returns to Lehman Center for a concert of greatest hits. Directly from Cuba, Returning by Popular Demand! NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA of CUBA Conducted by Enrique Pérez-Mesa Sunday, March 18th, 2018 – 4pm Tickets: $45, $40, $25 | Children 12 & under and Seniors, $10 any seat The NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA of CUBA, conducted by ENRIQUE PÉREZ-MESA, makes its return to Lehman Center with a Latin-flavored classical program featuring Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Roldan's Three Little Poems, Mozart's Clarinet Concerto featuring clarinet soloist ANTONIO DORTA LAZO, Falla’s The Three-Cornered Hat and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. Program: Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture Roldan – Three Little Poems Mozart – Clarinet Concerto ------------------------------------ De Falla – Three Cornered Hat Beethoven - Symphony No.7 A Night to Remember NOCHE CALIENTE EDDIE SANTIAGO, PAQUITO GUZMAN & JOHNNY RIVERA Produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol Saturday, March 24th, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $100*VIP, $65, $55, $50 A night to remember as three of Latin music’s legends and pioneers, EDDIE SANTIAGO, PAQUITO GUZMAN and JOHNNY RIVERA, perform a concert of both Salsa Romantica and Salsa Dura classics. DIEGO EL CIGALA Piano y Voz Opening act: ALEX CONDE Produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol Saturday, April 14th, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $100*VIP, $65, $55, $50 Spanish multi-Grammy Award winner DIEGO EL CIGALA returns to masterfully sing his fiery Flamencos and passionate Tangos. His innovative exploration of the Argentine Tango was the subject of his 2013 Latin Grammy Award-winning album Romance de la luna Tucumana, his second for Best Tango Album, and will be the focus of this concert. ALEX CONDE, son of legendary Copla singer, Alejandro Conde, Alex Conde is a vibrant and visionary jazz and flamenco pianist and composer from Spain who currently resides in San Francisco. Alex has performed in International Jazz Festivals alongside Paul Simon and Chucho Valdes. He performs on flamenco tours around the United States, Latin America and Canada. BOBBY VALENTIN 50th Anniversary Legend Celebration Produced by Lehman Center and José Raposo Saturday, April 28th, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $125*VIP, $75, $55, $50 In this 50th anniversary celebration of BOBBY VALENTIN’s great contributions to Salsa music, he will revisit classics like “Libro de Amor”, “Cuando te Vea”, “Tu Rica Boca” and “Buen Corazon”. FESTIVAL OF PRAISE presents TEXTURE OF A MAN Sunday, April 29th, 2018 – 6pm Tickets: $100, $75, $65, $35 Hosted by Grammy, Stellar and Dove Award-winning Gospel great FRED HAMMOND, FESTIVAL OF PRAISE returns for the fourth time to Lehman Center to present Texture of a Man, an evening of soul-stirring music featuring DONNIE McCLURKIN, TAKE 6, JAMES FORTUNE, and CHARLES JENKINS. Fever Records and Sal Abbatiello present HIP HOP FEVER Produced by Lehman Center and Sal Abbatiello Saturday, May 5th, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $60, $55, $45 Hip Hop Fever returns to the Boogie Down Bronx. Will feature performances by RAKIM, KOOL MOE DEE, KURTIS BLOW, NICE N' SMOOTH, JUNIOR MAFIA, RAH DIGGA, ROB BASE, SOUL SONIC FORCE, GRAND PUBA, ALICIA MYERS, TAANA GARDNER, TLA ROCK, JOE LOVE SKI, THE FEARLESS FOUR. Music by: DJ MARLEY MARL, DJ HOLLYWOOD, DJ TRI STATE JERICKO Hosted by: SAL ABBATIELLO
INDIA Back with a New & Spectacular Concert Produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol Special Guest: MICHAEL STUART. Saturday, May 12th, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $100*VIP, $85, $75, $65 INDIA, the Princess of Salsa, is coming back to Lehman Center for a grand concert celebrating her 30-year musical career with chart-topping Salsa albums like Dicen Que Soy, Ese Hombre, Sobre el Fuego, Soy Diferente, and Unica. Special guest MICHAEL STUART. LA SONORA PONCEÑA A Long Awaited Return Produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 – 8pm Tickets: $100*VIP, $65, $50, $40 LA SONORA PONCEÑA has been entertaining audiences for over six decades. Featuring the piano virtuosity of PAPO LUCCA, the orchestra will turn up the heat on Lehman Center’s stage for an unforgettable night of old school Salsa. VISIT www.LehmanCenter.org. FOR COMPLETE 2018 WINTER-SPRING SEASON SCHEDULE AND MORE INFORMATION.
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Lehman College/CUNY at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468. Tickets for all events can be purchased by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833 (Monday through Friday, 10am–5pm, and beginning at 12 noon on the day of the concert), or through online access at www.LehmanCenter.org. Lehman Center is accessible by #4 or D train to Bedford Park Blvd. and is off the Saw Mill River Parkway and the Major Deegan Expressway. Low cost on-site parking available for $5. Special discounts are built into Lehman’s concert series. “Create your own Series” offers a 10% discount on a minimum of three shows, or a 20% discount for six or more shows, or buy five family shows and receive a 15% discount. (All shows must be purchased at the same time at either the box office or by phone at 718-960-8833.) Plus special $10 tickets for any seat are available for selected shows for children 12 and under, made possible by a grant from Con Edison. Students, Senior Citizens, Lehman College Alumni, CUNY Staff and Faculty receive $5 discounts on selected events. Call the box office at 718-960-8833 for more details. Becoming a 38th Season Friend of Lehman Center by making a tax-deductible donation you will receive advance notice of events, obtain priority seating at the box office, receive special discounts and free tickets for select shows (based on your donation levels) while helping the Center bring in major artists at affordable ticket prices.
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council. The 2018 Winter/Spring Season is made possible by Goya Foods, Con Edison, TD Bank, the New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund, the Rudin Foundation, the Hyde and Watson Foundation, and the friends of Lehman Center.