David Stewart Wiley will conduct musicians from the former Long...

David Stewart Wiley will conduct musicians from the former Long Island Philharmonic in two concerts on July 16 in East Islip and Aug. 13 in Huntington. Credit: davidstewartwiley.com

MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL (Various Lincoln Center locations through Aug. 27) The festival’s golden anniversary is celebrated with highlights including “The Illuminated Heart: Selections From Mozart’s Operas,” a video and live music presentation, and interpretations of his music by the Emerson String Quartet and pianist Emanuel Ax, violin soloist Joshua Bell and the Mark Morris Dance Group, along with “Mozart Forever,” an exhibition on the festival’s 50 years. 212-875-5456, mostlymozart.org

NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC BIENNIAL (80 N. Sixth St., Brooklyn, Tuesday; Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, June 9) Two world premieres commissioned for the biennial are by Lisa Bielawa, 2009 Rome Prize winner for musical composition. Violinist Jennifer Koh performs “Viro Caprice” at National Sawdust. The San Francisco Girls Chorus, Brooklyn Youth Chorus and The Knights perform “My Outstretched Hand” at the Rose Theater, where a Philip Glass piece with text by Allen Ginsberg makes its New York premiere. 212-875-5656, nyphil.org

ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER (David Koch Theatre, Lincoln Center, June 8-19) The company performs the world premiere of “Deep,” choreographed by Mauro Bigonzetti, the new artistic director of Italy’s La Scala Ballet, and “21st Century Voices,” featuring some of the newest pieces in the Ailey repertory. 212-496-0600, alvinailey.org

TWYLA THARP DANCE (Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave., Manhattan, July 11-23) The multi-award-winning choreographer brings her company back to the Joyce for the first time in nearly 12 years with a mixed bag of signature pieces, such as “Country Dances” from 1976, to a new work set to Beethoven’s Opus 130 performed by Tharp principal dancer Matthew Dibble. 212-242-0800, joyce.org

PARADISE INTERRUPTED (Lincoln Center Festival, Gerald Lynch Theater, 524 W. 59th St., Manhattan) A new work described as part opera, part art installation marries a score by Chinese-born composer Huang Ruo and visual artist Jennifer Wen Ma, Emmy winner for the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. With Qian Yi, acclaimed as China’s opera princess, in the role of Eve, “Paradise” re-imagines in Ming Dynasty idioms the Garden of Eden original sin. 212-721-6500, lincolncenterfestival.org

FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL (Dancers Responding to AIDS, Fire Island Pines, July 15-17) The benefit held at a home with a stage overlooking Great South Bay features Ballet Contemporeano de Camaguey Cuba this summer as well as Dance Theater of Harlem, a pair of Alvin Ailey dancers premiering a duet, and Keigwin + Company choreographed by Wading River native Larry Keigwin. 212-840-0770, ext. 268, dradance.org

FREE PHILHARMONIC CONCERTS (Islip Arts Council, Heckscher State Park, East Islip, July 16; Huntington Arts Council Summer Arts Festival, Heckscher Park, Huntington, Aug. 13) Musicians collectively known as the Long Island Philharmonic before its demise in February get back together for two outdoor performances — perhaps more if backers step forward. Islip Arts’ “Honor Our Hometown Heroes” concert features a 40-piece orchestra, soprano Christina Chirumbolo and fireworks. Tentatively called the Concert Orchestra of Long Island, a smaller ensemble of former Philharmonic musicians plays an all-classical program in Huntington — both concerts conducted by David Stewart Wiley. 631-224-5420, 631-271-8423, isliparts.org

A WINTER’S TALE (Lincoln Center Festival, David Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, July 28-31) Christopher Wheeldon, 2015 Tony winner for “An American in Paris,” choreographs this Shakespeare romance set to Joby Talbot’s score for the National Ballet of Canada. 212-721-6500, lincolncenterfestival.org

ETHEL (Huntington Arts Council Summer Arts Festival, Heckscher Park, Huntington, July 29) Self-described as the “string quartet of now,” violinists Kip Jones and Tema Watstein, violist Ralph Farris and cellist Dorothy Lawson perform adventurous classical pieces by such contemporary composers as Philip Glass and Marcelo Zarvos. 631-271-8423, huntingtonarts.org

BRIDGEHAMPTON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church and other locations, July 31-Aug. 28) With a dozen programs in five weeks, the festival founded and directed by flutist Marya Martin has become Long Island’s leading chamber event of the year — not just the summer. This season’s highlights include “Mozart: A Portrait in Music and Words” narrated by Alan Alda, Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos in the sculpture garden of Channing Daughters Winery and “Unfinished Business” at the Parrish Art Museum, amplifying its exhibit of the same title asking, “When is a piece finished?” 212-741-9403, 631-537-6368, bcmf.org


AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE (Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, through July 2) ABT’s spring-summer season continues with the American premiere of “The Golden Cockerel,” “Le Corsaire,” “Swan Lake,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “Sleeping Beauty.” 212-477-3030, abt.org

POPS IN PATCHOGUE (Patchogue Theatre, 71 E. Main St., June 5) The Atlantic Wind Symphony winds up this season’s concert series with “A Musical Journey Through Europe,” with such travelogue classics as Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.” 631-207-1313, patchoguetheatre.org

NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC (Concerts in the park, June 15-21) The Philharmonic’s series of free outdoor performances opens with two in Central Park, followed by Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, Queens’ Cunningham Park and the Bronx’s Van Cortland Park with fireworks following each. 212-875-5656, nyphil.org

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Summer recitals in parks in each borough, June 22-July 13) Soprano Angel Blue makes her Central Park SummerStage debut opposite Ben Bliss and Alexey Lavrov on June 22 and at Brooklyn Bridge Park on June 24. Three members of the Met’s young artists program perform concerts in Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island; Jackie Robinson Park, uptown Manhattan; Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens; and Crotona Park, the Bronx. 212-362-6000, metopera.org

PIANOFEST (Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Avram Theater, Stony Brook Southampton campus and other locations, June 27-Aug. 15) Gifted students have enrolled since 1989 in founder Paul Schenly’s program of piano study and performance, generally at 5:30 p.m. Mondays in Southampton. Many have gone on to solo and classical recording careers. 631-329-9115, pianofest.org

LONG ISLAND DANCE CONSORTIUM (Huntington Arts Council Summer Arts Festival, Heckscher Park, Huntington, July 7 and Aug. 10) Billed as a “Kaleidoscope of Dance,” the two evenings showcase local professional dance groups: the Red Hot Mamas, the Dance Theatre Company, Long Island Dance Company, Long Island Ballet Theatre, Circle Dance Repertory Company, American Dance Theater of Long Island and Downstage Dance. 631-271-8423, huntingtonarts.org

MUSICIANS FROM THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC (John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton, July 15 and 16). A small ensemble of Philharmonic players perform a program of Mozart and Brahms followed the next night by Mozart, Dvorak and Dohnanyi. 631-324-4050, guildhall.org

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM (Lincoln Center Out of Doors, July 23). The uptown troupe headlines Family Day at the smorgasbord summer festival, running July 20-Aug. 23. 212-875-5456, lcoutofdoors.org

BODYTRAFFIC (Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Aug. 14) The Los Angeles-based contemporary dance company, named one of the top 25 to watch by Dance Magazine, brings its “Summer Heat” festival repertoire out east. 631-288-1500, whbpac.org

NEW YORK CITY BALLET ON AND OFF STAGE (John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton, Aug. 19) Principal dancer Jared Angle hosts an informal evening, presenting bits of personal notes and excerpts from the company’s famed repertoire. 631-324-4050, guildhall.org

— Steve Parks

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