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Music Series with Carnegie Hall: August 4

August 4, 2021 | 6 - 7 PM

Music Series with Carnegie Hall: August 4


In collaboration with Carnegie Hall, Music on the Green is a free, unticketed concert series inspired by Maya Lin’s Ghost Forest that brings artists from the Hall’s Ensemble Connect to reflect on the themes of the exhibition.

Concerts are held every Wednesday from July 7 through August 11 at 6 – 7 PM on the Oval Lawn. Limited seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Program is rain or shine.


On Wednesday, August 4 from 6 – 7 PM, enjoy an evening of summer instrumental music performed on marimba and vibraphone. Participating musicians include Ian Sullivan, vibraphone and Sae Hashimoto, marimba.

The program includes:

  • Chick Corea, Children’s Songs
  • Erik Satie, Trois Gnossiennes
  • Duke Ellington, Single Petal of Rose 
  • John Psathas, Fragment (arr. Jeremy Fitzsimons)
  • Chick Corea, Brasilia

Leadership support for Ghost Forest and accompanying public programs is generously provided by The Ruth Stanton Foundation.

Music on the Green is made possible by generous support from ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC, Con Edison, and Eataly.

Music on the Green is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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