Robert Moses Astride New York Will Sing at World Financial Center

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Gary S. Fagin’s Robert Moses Astride New York, starring Rinde Eckart as the towering figure who reshaped New York City, will launch the 2011 winter season of free programming at the World Financial Center.

The musical composition Robert Moses, which will also feature the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, will be presented Jan. 15, 2011, at 7 PM. The event will also include highlights from American musical voices, including Euday L. Bowman, Charles Ives and Aaron Copland; as well as the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, who will perform music by Bob Dylan, Leonard Bernstein and James Taylor in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Baritone Kenneth Overton will celebrate Black History Month with a tribute to the late singer, actor and activist Paul Robeson Feb. 16, 2011, at 7 PM. The Alloy Orchestra will accompany a selection of silent films Feb. 2-4, 2011; a tango celebration with the Hector Del Curto Tango Orchestra will take place Feb. 14, 2011, beginning at 12 noon; and Niall O'Leary will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a celebration of Irish dance March 14, 2011, at 12:30 PM.

The final presentation will be the New York Classical Theatre production of Aphra Behn's Restoration comedy The Rover, which will run March 2-20, 2011.

For a complete list of all events visit ArtsWorldFinancialCenter.

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