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February 2 at 8:00 p.m., pianist Jean-Yves
Thibaudet performs an all-Liszt recital as part of Carnegie
Hall’s celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer Franz
and Music Director Franz
Welser-Möst bring two programs to Carnegie Hall this
February. First, on Friday, February 4 at 8:00 p.m., they offer a program
that includes the New York premiere of Toshio Hosokawa’s Woven Dreams along with
Debussy’s Prélude à
l'après-midi d'un faune and R. Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben. The
following evening, Saturday, February 5 at 8:00 p.m., they appear with guest
Aimard performing Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor on a
program that also includes Wagner’s Overture to Tannhäuser and Bartók’s Music for Strings, Percussion, and
Ensemble ACJW continues its
2010–2011 season with the world premiere of a new work by composer David
Bruce, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, as well as Janácek’s Mládí and Beethoven’s
Septet in E-flat Major. The program is performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill
Recital Hall on Monday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. as well as at Skidmore
College’s Filene Recital Hall in Saratoga Springs, NY, on Friday, February 4
at 8:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall’s Shape of Jazz series
continues on Wednesday, February 9 at 8:30 p.m. with dynamic husband-and-wife
jazz piano powerhouses Bill
Charlap and Renee
Rosnes making their New York City concert debut with an
evening of jazz and American popular song.
On Friday, February
11 at 7:30 p.m., baritone Edward
Parks, a past Marilyn Horne Foundation vocalist, and pianist Ken Noda perform
Schubert’s complete Winterreise
Pianist Mitsuko Uchida
returns to Carnegie Hall on Friday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m. with a program
including Beethoven’s Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Schumann’s Davidsbündlertänze, as
well as Chopin’s Prelude in C-sharp Minor and Sonata No. 3 in B Minor.
celebrates the 20th
anniversary of the Carnegie Hall Choral Workshop, originally
led by the late Robert Shaw. This year, Robert Spano, Shaw’s successor as Music
Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, leads the culminating performance
of Berlioz’s Requiem, on Sunday, February 13 at 3:00 p.m. The weeklong
workshop, presented by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, gathers choral
professionals from around the world for intense study and rehearsal of choral
masterworks; this year with choral preparation by Norman Mackenzie,
longtime choral director of the ASO. Spano conducts the Carnegie Hall Festival Chorus,
Orchestra of St.
Luke’s, and tenor Thomas
Cooley in the final performance. This year, as part of the
anniversary celebration, the performance will also feature high school choirs
from Carnegie Hall’s National High School Choral Festival.
Pianist Jeremy Denk performs
Bach’s Goldberg Variations
and Books I and II of Ligeti’s Études
on Wednesday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman
returns to Zankel Hall on Thursday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. with pianist Justus Zeyen for a
program titled Nights and
Dreams featuring works by Mozart, Schubert, Duparc, Turina, R.
Strauss, and Berg, among others. The program is based on Ms. Brueggergosman’s
Deutsche Grammophon recording of the same name with repertoire selected, in
her words, for its “soulful depth, variety, and beauty.”
Norwegian trumpet virtuoso Tine
Thing Helseth makes her New York recital debut with pianist Håvard Gimse on Friday,
February 18 at 7:30 p.m. performing the US premiere of a new work by Rolf
Wallin as well as music by Martinu, Enescu, Hindemith, Grieg, and De Falla.
February 19 at 7:30 p.m., acclaimed jazz pianist Brad Mehldau
continues his Carnegie Hall residency as holder of the Richard and Barbara
Debs Composer’s Chair, performing a recital with mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter.
The program features the New York premiere of an expanded version of
Mehldau’s Love Songs
(commissioned by Carnegie Hall), as well as vocal works by Brahms, Fauré,
Ferré, Lennon and McCartney, Sibelius, Strauss, and others.
Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky
and pianist Ivari Ilja
perform works by Liszt, Fauré, Taneyev, and Tchaikovsky in recital on Monday,
February 21 at 8:00 p.m.
February 22 at 7:30 p.m., the early music male vocal quartet Orlando Consort perform
a program entitled FOOD,
WINE & SONG Music and Feasting in Medieval and Early Renaissance
Europe with works by Adam de la Halle, Guillaume De Machaut, Richard Smert,
and Heinrich Isaac, among others. This program is based on its Harmonia Mundi
album of the same name.
and renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein
kicks off his annual three-part series Standard
Time with Michael Feinstein on Wednesday, February 23 at 7:30
p.m. Program details are to be announced.
Italian early music
ensemble Il Giardino
Armonico and conductor Giovanni
Antonini perform works by Castello, Merula, Buonamente,
Legrenzi, Galuppi, and Vivaldi on Thursday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday, February
25 at 10:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents a concert by Nassima—a vocalist
who specializes in the Arab Andalusian music of Algeria.
Family Concert series continues on Sunday, February 27 at 1:00 p.m. with a Carnegie Hall Family Sing
featuring the Young
People’s Chorus of New York City led by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez.
Pre-concert activities for this family concert begin one hour before the
performance and are free to all ticket holders.
Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra return
to Carnegie Hall on Monday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m. with a program featuring
Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major with Lisa Batiashvili and Sibelius’s
Symphony No. 6 in D Minor and Symphony 7 in C Major.
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