CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Saturday, December 28, 2013 | 8 PM

New York String Orchestra

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The New York String Orchestra boasts an impressive roster of alumni who include cellist Yo-Yo Ma; violinist Gil Shaham; members of the Emerson, Brentano, Takács, and Kronos string quartets; and concertmasters and members of the Philadelphia, Metropolitan Opera, and Cleveland orchestras. This season, conductor Jaime Laredo returns to Carnegie Hall with the next generation of great young instrumentalists to perform an inspiring program of works, including Prokofiev’s Fourth Piano Concerto with peerless pianist Leon Fleisher, Tchaikovsky’s passionate "Pathétique" Symphony, and Elgar’s string spectacular with the Johannes String Quartet.

Performers

  • New York String Orchestra
    Jaime Laredo, Conductor
  • Johannes String Quartet
    ·· Soovin Kim, Violin
    ·· Jessica Lee, Violin
    ·· Choong-Jin Chang, Viola
    ·· Peter Stumpf, Cello
  • Leon Fleisher, Piano

Program

  • ELGAR Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47
  • PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 4
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique"

Audio

Elgar's Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47
London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis, Conductor
LSO Live

Watch


Carnegie Hall's director of artistic planning, Jeremy Geffen, reveals the background to and importance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique."

This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artists established by Stella and Robert Jones.
This performance is part of Non-Subscription Events.

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