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In addition to on-campus performance opportunities, Juilliard also collaborates with several partners to produce performances around New York City and beyond. Meet our collaborative partners here:

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Les Arts Florissants
William Christie conducts Juilliard415
William Christie conducting Juilliard415 (Photo: Hiroyuki Ito)

Each year since 2007, Juilliard Historical Performance has welcomed William Christie (“the eminence grise of Juilliard’s ambitious Historical Performance program” –The New Yorker) and musicians from the Paris-based period-instrument ensemble Les Arts Florissants for intensive, repertoire-focused residencies. Juilliard students benefit from individual lessons, masterclasses, and public concerts, while Les Arts Florissants continues to cultivate its international presence.

 

Dans les Jardins de William Christie
String players perform on William Christie's Terrace
Performing on the Terrace. (Photo: Juliette La Maoult)

Every August the festival Dans les Jardins de William Christie welcomes promising students and alumni from Juilliard Historical Performance to perform alongside musicians from Les Arts Florissants and its young artist training programs, Le Jardin des Voix and Les Arts Flo Juniors. Together, they perform outdoor concerts in and around the magnificent gardens of William Christie’s home in the Vendée region of France. Watch a clip of the festival here.  

Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Yale Schola Cantorum performs
Masaaki Suzuki conducting the Yale Schola Cantorum and Juilliard415 (Photo: Hiroyuki Ito)

Since 2011, the Yale Schola Cantorum and Juilliard415 and have performed majors oratorios under the baton of Masaaki Suzuki and David Hill along the East Coast and on international tours in cities throughout Italy, Japan, and in Singapore and Burma. Repertoire has included Bach’s B Minor Mass and St. Matthew and St. John Passions, Haydn’s Creation, and Zelenka’s Missa dei Patris. Click here to read a recent review.

 

Music Before 1800

Every year since 2009, Music Before 1800, the longest-running concert series devoted to early music in New York, has presented Juilliard Baroque or Juilliard415, the primary ensembles of the Historical Performance program, in the acoustically exquisite Corpus Christi Church.

The English Concert
Harry Bicket teaches a master class to several student musicians
Master Class with Harry Bicket (Photo: Nan Melville)

Established in 2013, the English Concert American Fellowship provides valuable professional experience to deserving historical performance graduates. In addition to a monetary award, Fellows benefit from coaching, lessons, and master classes with English Concert musicians, including its music director Harry Bicket, and from performances on their own and with The English Concert. The Fellowship is made possible with the generous support of The English Concert in America.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Student musicians rehearse at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Rehearsing at Holy Trinity (Photo: Mary Poole)

A vibrant neighbor to Lincoln Center, Holy Trinity’s acoustically excellent nave is home to Juilliard’s Tuesdays at Twelve concert series— free lunchtime chamber music performances on period instruments.