CARNEGIEHALL CONCERT BY JAMES LEVINE ANDTHE MET CHAMBER ENSEMBLE ONSUNDAY, JANUARY 30 HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Carnegie Hall today announced that conductor James Levineand The MET Chamber Ensemble must regrettably cancel their concert scheduledfor this Sunday, January 30 at 5:00 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall. Maestro Levine,who earlier this week was forced to cancel a performance of Verdi's SimonBoccanegra at The Metropolitan Opera due to a viral infection, was unableto rehearse this week for Sunday’s MET Chamber Ensemble concert. The demandingprogram, which included pieces by Leon Kirchner, George Perle, Lukas Foss, andJohannes Brahms, required considerable rehearsal time, unavailable due to Mr.Levine's illness.Mr. Levine said, "This is a program of music that is particularly close tomy heart, and while I deeply regret not being able to prepare it properly forthis Sunday, I look forward to rescheduling it as soon as possible."Mr. Levine is still scheduled to conduct tonight’s performance of Verdi’s SimonBoccanegra at The Metropolitan Opera.Ticketholders who purchased tickets for The MET Chamber Ensemble’s January 30performance through CarnegieCharge or carnegiehall.org will receive automaticrefunds. Those who purchased tickets at the Carnegie Hall Box Office shouldreturn them to the box office in person to receive a refund or to exchange fortickets to another Carnegie Hall performance. Ticketholders with questionsmay contact CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
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