June 2022 - Cultural Newsletter
Québec Government Office in New York

Bernard Labadie and Orchestra of St. Luke's Bach Festival 2022 at Carnegie Hall

June 2     *    7:00 PM

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Cello Concerto in A Major
Joseph Haydn
Cello Concerto in C Major

June 7     *     7:00 PM

Virtuoso Concertos
Johann Pachelbel, arr. B. Labadie
Chaconne in E minor (US premiere)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto for oboe and violin in C minor, BWV 1060R

June 22     *    7:00 PM

A Narrated Musical Offering
Johann Sebastian Bach
A Musical Offering

Québec Cinéma

Québec films at Brooklyn Film Festival's ''Unthinkable” Edition 

June 4     *     Louise From 9 to 5  by Julien Marcotte     *     10:00 PM
The story of Louise from 9 to 5 is directly inspired by the director's events experienced by his mother while she was working as a human resources consultant.

Indoor location: Windmill Studios
Watch online: Full Festival Pass or Narrative Short Pass

June 11  *  Billionnaires Gnaw Their Tongues  by Matt Soar  *  10:00 PM
The film is 'inspired’ (read: rocket-fueled) by the hideous spectacle of the richest men in the world pretending to be astronauts.

Indoor location: Windmill Studios
Watch online: Full Festival Pass or Experimental Pass

Gratitude by Oren Safdie

Critically acclaimed playwright Oren Safdie gets a New York premiere of his newest play Gratitude, a topical if all-too familiar look at high school lust and longing.

June 5-30
Urban Stages     *     359 West 30th Street     *     New York, NY

Information and tickets

Daina Ashbee and Nate Yaffe

New Dance Alliance presents Daina Ashbee and Nate Yaffe as part of the 36th Annual Performance Mix Festival.

June 10     *     Nate Yaffe
In this solo work, Innateness, Nate Yaffe offers himself up as an open orifice, spilling fleshy histories with disarming vulnerability and humor.

June 11-12     *     Daina Ashbee
With Laborious Song, Daina Ashbee explores the interstices between the angst and the playful jubilation of a peripheral and naked body.

Abrons Arts Center     *     466 Grand Street     *     New York, NY

Information and tickets

Carnegie Hall Presents The MET Orchestra

June 15     *     8:00 PM

R. Strauss Don Juan
Missy Mazzoli Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
Wagner Die Walküre, Act I

June 16     *     8:00 PM

All-Berlioz Program
Le corsaire Overture
"Chers Tyriens" from Les Troyens
"Chasse royale et orage" from Les Troyens
Air: "Adieu, fière cité" from Les Troyens
Symphonie fantastique

Erica Reade

Street photographer Erica Reade is celebrating her first book Beach Lovers, published by Daylight books. She'll discuss her 7-year documentation of couples at the beach, followed by a signing. A collection of prints from the series will be exhibited and available for purchase.


Foley Gallery

Coming in July

July 2

Patrick Watson, Elisapie and La Force
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield

July 13-17

Notre-Dame de Paris

The international musical spectacular makes its New York debut at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater for seven performances only.


The Big Apple

Bella Abzug Park, New York, NY