Sesame Street Live’s “Can’t Stop Singing”
The Sesame Street gang visits Nassau Coliseum with a toe tapping, finger snapping musical extravaganza. When Elmo gets his furry fingers on Abby Cadabby’s magic wand, Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage.
Friday through Sunday, Sept. 21-23. $15, $25 and $42, along with a limited number of $58 Gold Circle seats and $100 Sunny Seats. Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Jupiter String Quartet
The Jupiter String Quartet returns to Adelphi University’s for a fifth season as Adelphi’s artists-in-residence. This acclaimed ensemble – composed of violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel,and cellist Daniel McDonough – have earned a reputation for their vibrant musicality and passion. Their uplifting and lighthearted program includes Haydn’s String Quartet in E flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, “The Joke”: Bartó’s String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 7; and Brahms’ String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1.
Friday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall, 1 South Ave., Garden City. (516) 877-4010 or aupac.adelphi.edu.
Greet fall at that delightful area tradition, Hofstra University’s annual Italian Experience. Entertainment includes award-winning recording artist Filippo Voltaggio; traditional folk songs and dances performed by Coro d’Italia, the Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, opera highlights with members of The Bronx Opera Company, a kids’ show with Katie’s Puppets, magic with Gary the Great, along with a Poets and Writers Piazza, and tasty treats.
Sunday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $6, $4 seniors, children under 12 free. Hofstra University’s South Campus, Hempstead. (516) 463-6582 or visit www.hofstra.edu/Festivals.