10 hot classical music and dance events

Long Island Philharmonic will play at Eisenhower Park, Long Island Philharmonic will play at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, July 5, Heckscher Park, Huntington, Aug. 10, and Brookhaven Amphitheater, Farmingville, date to be announced. Photo Credit: Bruce Gilbert

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American Ballet Theatre (Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, through July 6). Catch the ABT tilting windmills in "Don Quixote," followed by a premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's trilogy of one-act ballets set to Shostakovich, plus "Romeo and Juliet," "Swan Lake," "Sylvia" and "Sleeping Beauty." 212-362-6000, abt.org

Orchestra of St. Luke's (Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, Manhattan, Saturday). A concert postponed by superstorm Sandy: Haydn's admiration for young Mozart is demonstrated through the latter's Symphony No. 29 and the former's Symphony 99, conducted by Nicholas McGegan. 212-247-7800, carnegiehall.org

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (David Koch Theatre, Lincoln Center, June 12-16). The fabled troupe performs at Lincoln Center for the first time in more than a decade. "Revelations" anchors the classic Ailey bill of fare. 212-721-6500, alvinailey.org

Huntington Summer Arts Festival (Heckscher Park, Huntington, June 27-Aug. 11). Classical and dance highlights: Sonic Escape, flute, violin and cello ensemble, July 5; Long Island Dance Consortium of local troupes, July 7 and Aug. 7; Sol y Sombra: flamenco, tango and mariachi, July 19; "Pavement": Jacob's Pillow 2012 Dance Award winner Kyle Abraham's Abraham-in-Motion, Aug. 4; L.I. Philharmonic, Aug. 10. 631-271-8423, huntingtonarts.org

Long Island Philharmonic (Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, July 5, Heckscher Park, Huntington, Aug. 10, also Brookhaven Amphitheater, Farmingville, date to be announced). David Stewart Wiley conducts the Philharmonic in three free outdoor concerts. 631-293-2222, liphilharmonic.org

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Islip Arts Council Concert in the Park (Heckscher State Park, East Islip, July 13). For the first time in memory, the free annual outdoor event features neither the New York nor Long Island philharmonics. Instead, "Recovery Through the Arts -- Play It Forward" showcases the Atlantic Wind Symphony and SwingTime Big Band. 631-224-5420, isliparts.org

Fire Island Dance Festival (Fire Island Pines, July 19-21). A spectacular fundraiser for Dancers Responding to AIDS, the festival deploys the Great South Bay as a backdrop. 212-840-0770, ext. 268, dradance.org

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival (Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church and various locations, July 24-Aug. 18). The 30th anniversary season opens with a free outdoor concert at the Bridgehampton Historical Society. As usual, most concerts are at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, led by co-founder-director Marya Martin, a flute virtuoso. 212-741-9403, bcmf.org


Mostly Mozart Festival (Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, July 27-Aug. 24). Louis Langree conducts the MM Festival Orchestra in a free helping of Mozart and Beethoven on the opening Saturday and concludes with Wolfgang's final three symphonies of his prodigious career: Symphonies 39-41. 212-721-6500, mostlymozart.org

Wynton Marsalis (Guild Hall's John Drew Theater, East Hampton, 158 Main St., Aug. 24). The Jazz at Lincoln Center founder performs his genre-busting repertoire for chamber ensembles, symphony orchestras and dance companies, ranging from ballet to tap and, oh yes, jazz bands. 631-324-4050, guildhall.org


Free Annual Memorial Day Concert(St. John the Divine Cathedral, Manhattan, tomorrow). Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in Bruckner's Symphony No. 3. Tickets distributed free at the cathedral, first come, first served, starting at 6 p.m. for concert at 8. 212-316-7540, nyphil.org

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana (Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave., Manhattan, Wednesday-June 2). Celebrating its 30th anniversary season, the first New York-based flamenco company to reach that milestone presents co-founder Roberto Lorca's signature "Luz y Sombra" and new works by choreographer Angel Munoz. 212-242-0800, joyce.org

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Rising Stars Piano Series (Levitas Center for the Arts, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, June 8). Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky perform Saint-Saƫns' Variations on a Theme by Beethoven, Poulenc's Two-Piano sonata, Schumann's Andante and Variations. 631-287-4377, scc-arts.org

Pianofest (Avram Theater, Stony Brook Southampton and various Hamptons locations, June 10-July 24). Its 25th season of student instruction/performance: Concerts are Monday evenings, beginning June 17 at Levitas Center for the Arts, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, and subsequent Mondays at the Avram. Also June 19 and 26 and July 24 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, East Hampton; June 26 and July 24 at Brookhaven National Lab, Upton. Benefit concert July 20, Southampton Historical Museum. 631-329-9115, pianofest.org

Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island (Smithtown Historical Society, June 22). In "Ruddigore, or the Witch's Curse," anyone with the title of baronet in this Cornwall village must commit at least one crime daily -- or perish in agony. Also June 23, Ethical Humanist Society, Garden City; June 29-30, Islip Town Hall West; July 6, Landmark on Main Street, Port Washington. 516-229-1427, gilbertandsullivanli.snickersnee.com

Oyster Bay Music Festival (Christ Church, 61 Main St., Oyster Bay, and various locations, July 6-14). Students immerse themselves in a summer intensive and join the Long Island Baroque Ensemble, Long Island Sound and others in free midday and evening concerts. oysterbaymusicfestival.com

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., July 7). "Men in Tutus" cavort like there's no tomorrow. 631-288-1500, oysterbaymusicfestival.com

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Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series (SummerStage, Central Park, July 16 and July 19-Aug. 1 at various city parks). Five boroughs, six concerts featuring such future stars as soprano Erin Morley and tenor Stephen Costello. 212-360-2777, summerstage.org

Lincoln Center Out of Doors (July 24- Aug. 11). Highlights include Kronos at 40 (the globe-trotting quartet) and the 30th annual Roots of American Music series. 212-721-6500, lcoutofdoors.org

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble (Guild Hall's John Drew Theater, 158 Main St., East Hampton, Aug. 11). Twenty-two virtuoso artists, forming the core of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, perform a repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary. 631-324-4050, guildhall.org

New York City Ballet On- and Off-stage (Guild Hall, East Hampton, Aug. 16). Principal dancer Jared Angle hosts an informal evening of excerpts from the company's treasured repertory. 631-324-4050, guildhall.org

Pilobolus (Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Aug. 24). Gravity-defying modern dance troupe on summer tour. 631-288-1500, whbpac.org

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