Rite of Summer Music Festival
We look forward to celebrating our 10th Anniversary with special extended
festivities next year! While we can’t be together, enjoy these highlights from last season.
Governors Island gets experimental as hell once a month this summer, bringing fringes of the contemporary classical avant-garde together for three highly anticipated open-air engagements: the ambitious multimedia artist Pamela Z, neoprog band Contemporaneous and a performance of John Cage’s “Sonatas & Interludes.”- Time Out New York
Governors Island, a short ferry ride away from Manhattan, has been home to this rambunctious festival, which presents free afternoon concerts of top-tier musical performers.- New Yorker
The shaded grassy area at Colonels’ Row is an ideal setting for an outdoor classical concert, without the distracting traffic noises that inevitably interrupt many summer events.- NY Times
A summer ferry ride to Governors Island is a great way to get out of town without actually leaving Gotham. This series has found a comfortable niche, with a varied schedule of concerts for both connoisseurs and families.- New Yorker