• Tuesday, Aug 24, 2010

    September & October 2010 Highlights & Updates

     

    CARNEGIE HALL SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2010
    HIGHLIGHTS & UPDATES
     

    SA/PS  

    The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Carnegie Hall’s 2010–2011 season with four highly anticipated performances.

    • On Wednesday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m., conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the orchestra launch Carnegie Hall’s season with an Opening Night Gala concert, an all-Beethoven program featuring Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Lang Lang and Symphony No. 7.
    • PROGRAM UPDATE:
      The orchestra and Mr. Harnoncourt will perform Smetana’s Má Vlast instead of the previously announced Symphony No. 8 by Bruckner, on Thursday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m. For complete program listings and details, click the link above.
    • On Saturday, October 2 at 8:00 p.m., Gustavo Dudamel conducts the orchestra in a program of Rossini’s Overture to La gazza ladra, Julián Orbón’s Tres versiones sinfónicas, Bernstein’s Divertimento for Orchestra, and two works by Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte and Boléro.
    • The orchestra concludes its series of concerts at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m., under the baton of Mr. Dudamel with a program featuring Schumann’s Cello Concerto with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Brahms’s Tragic Overture, and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9, "From the New World.”
     

    WRH  

    Ensemble ACJW, featuring musicians of The Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education—perform the first concert of its 2010–2011 season on Tuesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. with a program that will include the New York premiere of a new work by Timothy Andres commissioned by Carnegie Hall, as well as Brahms’s String Sextet in B-flat Major and Schubert’s "Der Hirt auf dem Felsen."

    SA/PS  

    The Philadelphia Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m., led by Chief Conductor Charles Dutoit, for a program of Dutilleux’s Timbres, espace, mouvement, selections from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, and Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Jeremy Denk.

    WRH  

    On Wednesday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., baroque orchestra The English Concert, led by harpsichordist Harry Bicket, performs works by Handel, Vivaldi, Monteverdi, and John Dowland, featuring mezzo-soprano Alice Coote, violinist Rachel Podger, cellist Jonathan Manson, and lutist William Carter.

    ZH  

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Vocalist Vanessa Falabella has been added to the line-up for Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista’s Vira Loucos concert on Wednesday, October 13 at 9:00 p.m. Mr. Baptista will also be joined by guitarists Romero Lubambo and Kevin Breit, hyper-accordionist Michael Ward-Bergeman, drummer Tim Keiper, and bassist Shanir Blumenkranz for an evening of music written or inspired by the great Brazilian composer Heitor Villa Lobos.

    WRH  

    On Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m., the Arcanto Quartet performs Mozart’s String Quartet in D Minor, K.421; Ravel’s String Quartet; and Bartók’s String Quartet No. 5.

    ZH  

    The American Composers Orchestra kicks off its annual Orchestra Underground series on Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. with Mystics & Magic, featuring music inspired by the divine, the spiritual, and the unseen, conducted by the ensemble’s new Music Director George Manahan. Soprano Susan Narucki and pianist Ursula Oppens are guest artists on a program featuring the world premieres of the orchestral version of John Luther Adams’s The Light Within and of Wang Jie’s From the Other Sky, as well as the New York premieres of Claude Vivier’s Lonely Child and Alvin Singleton’s BluesKonzert, and a performance of Jacob Druckman’s Nor Spell Nor Charm.

    SA/PS  

    Music Director Steven Reineke and The New York Pops begin their 2010–2011 Carnegie Hall season on Friday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m. with Finnish vocal ensemble Rajaton in a program of favorites from the supergroup ABBA, incuding “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” and “Take a Chance on Me.”

    SA/PS  

    On Saturday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m., the extraordinary trumpeter-composer Hugh Masekela returns to Carnegie Hall for the first time since 2003 for a signature program mixing music of his own South African roots with pop and jazz.

    SA/PS  

    Music Director Valery Gergiev launches a Mahler symphony cycle taking place in New York this season, with fall programs by the Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Gergiev returns to New York spring 2011, completing the cycle with the London Symphony Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall. The Mahler symphony cycle begins at Carnegie Hall with:

    • Sunday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m.: Symphony No. 6
    • Wednesday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” featuring soprano Anastasia Kalagina, mezzo-soprano Zlata Bulycheva, The Choral Arts Society of Washington, and Spanish choir Orfeón Pamplonés 
    • Thursday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m.: Symphony No. 8 with sopranos Viktoria Yastrebova, Anastasia Kalagina, and Liudmila Dudinova; mezzo-sopranos Lilli Paasikivi and Zlata Bulycheva; tenor Sergei Semishkur; baritone Alexei Markov; bass Evgeny Nikitin; The Choral Arts Society of Washington; Orfeón Pamplonés, and The Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy 
    • Friday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m.: Symphony No. 5
    • Sunday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m.: Symphony No. 1 and Symphony No. 4 with soprano Anastasia Kalagina  
     

    ZH  

    Carnegie Hall’s The Shape of Jazz series begins Wednesday, October 20 at 9:00 p.m. with violinist Regina Carter, in a program that merges contemporary American jazz with traditional African folk melodies. Ms. Carter is joined by Yacouba Sissoko on kora, accordionist Will Holshouser, bassist Chris Lightcap, and Alvester Garnett on drums and percussion.

    WRH  

    On Friday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m., The Parker Quartet performs Ligeti’s String Quartet No. 1, Beethoven’s String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131, and selections from Dvorák’s Cypresses.

    ZH  

    The great American folk duo Indigo Girls kick off Carnegie Hall’s 2010–2011 WFUV Live at Zankel series on Saturday, October 23 at 10:00 p.m.

    SA/PS  

    Pianist András Schiff pays tribute to the 200th anniversary of Robert Schumann’s birth with an all-Schumann program on Tuesday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m., performing some of the composer’s early works for keyboard: Waldszenen, Davidsbündlertänze, Kinderszenen, and the Symphonic Etudes.

    ZH  

    On Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m., tenor Mark Padmore is joined by fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout for a recital of songs by Schumann and Lachner.

    SA/PS  

    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott perform a recital on Wednesday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. with a program of cello sonatas by Schubert and Shostakovich, Piazzolla’s Le Grand Tango, Cláudio Carneiro’s Bodas de Prata and Quatro Canto; and Franck’s Violin Sonata in A Major transcribed for cello.

    SA/PS  

    The Orchestra of St. Luke’s begins its annual three-concert Carnegie Hall series on Thursday, October 28 at 8:00 p.m. with a concert led by violinist and Perspectives artist Christian Tetzlaff in a program of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, Sibelius’s Suite for Violin and Strings, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 80 in D Minor.

    ZH  

    On Friday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m., European early music group L’Arpeggiata, led by its Artistic Director, the French baroque harpist and lutenist Christina Pluhar, performs a program titled Teatro D’Amore featuring guest countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and baroque compositions from a wide variety of composers.

    ZH  

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Broadway and 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson and Musical Director and pianist John Oddo join Michael Feinstein and a 17 piece swing band on Friday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m. for a concert titled The Power of Two.

    ZH  

    Carnegie Hall kicks off its Making Music series on Saturday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m., with conversation and music by composer and clarinetist Evan Ziporyn. The program includes the New York premieres of Hive and Bayu Sabda Idep, as well as two other Ziporyn works: Tsmindao Ghmerto and In Bounds. The concert features clarinetists David Krakauer and Carol McGonnell; bass clarinetists Theodore Schoen and Mr. Ziporyn; pianist Vicky Chow; new music group Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman; and Ziporyn’s Balinese Gamelan ensemble Gamelan Galak Tika. The series is moderated by Carnegie Hall’s Director of Artistic Programming Jeremy Geffen.

    SA/PS  

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Bass Burak Bilgili replaces previously announced bass Jan Martiník for Janácek’s Glagolitic Mass on Saturday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra led by Robert Spano. The concert also features soprano Twyla Robinson, mezzo-soprano Monica Groop, tenor John Mac Master, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus led by director Norman Mackenzie. Ligeti’s Atmosphères and Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin Suite complete the program. For complete program listings and details, click the link above.

    ZH  

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Sopranos Erin Morley, Susanna Phillips, and Emalie Savoy, along with mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford perform Satie’s Socrate with The MET Chamber Ensemble and Artistic Director James Levine on Sunday, October 31 at 5:00 p.m. Boulez’s sur Incises is also on the program.

     

    SA/PS : Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage   ZH : Zankel Hall   WRH : Weill Recital Hall

    For complete concert information, please click here.

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