Music in New York City is as pervasive as the asphalt that makes the roads. With so many venues to choose from, you would be hard pressed not to find something that suits your tastes in this city.
For this article, we’re going to take a look at exciting winter concerts coming down the pike. From legends crossing over into new ventures to new favorites coming back, we’ve brought together the five most exciting winter performance opportunities to delight and inspire you.
1. Bruce Springsteen Takes on Broadway
The Boss is taking over Broadway this winter with what’s been called “one of his most intimate performances ever.”
He will be taking on the Walter Kerr theater for five nights a week for eight weeks, ending December 15, where he wants to bring a one-on-one experience of a lifetime for his listeners. Check out tickets here.
2. La Boheme
The Metropolitan Opera House will be bringing Puccini’s masterpiece La Boheme to life at the through December 13. For classical music and opera fans—not to mention that La Boheme is a great introduction to operatic music—will revel in the emotion and storyline of this timeless classic.
Based on a novel about the bohemian culture of Paris at the turn of the century, La Boheme brings the viewer into a world of art, love, and deceit in a narrative that has thrilled audiences for decades. Grab tickets here.
3. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
One of the most exciting events during the holiday season in NYC, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been bringing music, dance, and dazzle to audiences since its inception in 1938.
This year, the Rockettes will be featured for the performance. It’s impossible to know what will happen from year to year, so make sure to book your tickets here.
4. Holidays with the New York Philharmonic
The New York Philharmonic is one of the most iconic classical music outfits in the world, and the holidays show no signs of changing that. Their famous Christmas concerts have drawn people from all over the globe to take in some of the most expertly-played classical music in history.
This year, the NYC Philharmonic will be playing such hits as “Winter Wonderland”, “O Tannenbaum”, and even a reading of The Night Before Christmas by famed comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg. Purchase tickets here.
5. The Magic Flute
The Magic Flute, one of Mozart’s most famous compositions, is an enduring tale that has risen to become the most-performed operas of all time.
Performed by the Metropolitan Opera, new family-friendly and holiday elements will be integrated to turn this iconic happening into one of the most dazzling Christmas time events of the year. Get your tickets here.