Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Free Event

Josie Robertson Plaza

the public domain

the public domain chorus

Simon Halsey


Annie-B Parson

choreographer (Mostly Mozart debut)

Is there anything more celebratory than singing together? This year, experience the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang’s the public domain featuring a 1,000-voice volunteer choir. Led by renowned choral conductor Simon Halsey and presented outdoors on Lincoln Center’s iconic campus, the piece honors the shared knowledge that connects us all. It will be both an artistic revelation and an unforgettable community event.

Learn more

Click here to read a conversation with the composer about “Teaching the World to Sing.

“An American master.” New Yorker on David Lang
“A sympathetic, empowering conductor.” Birmingham Post on Simon Halsey
Co-presented with Lincoln Center Out of Doors

The Mostly Mozart Festival presentation of the public domain is made possible in part by the generous support of Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund. Additional support has been provided by The Harkness Foundation for Dance.

Photo by Richard Termine