CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS
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.
- New York String Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, Conductor
- Leon Fleisher, Piano
- Johannes String Quartet
·· Soovin Kim, Violin
·· Jessica Lee, Violin
·· Choong-Jin Chang, Viola
·· Peter Stumpf, Cello
- ELGAR Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47
- PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 4
- TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique"
Elgar's Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47
London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis, Conductor
Carnegie Hall's director of artistic planning, Jeremy Geffen, reveals the background to and importance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique."