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CARNEGIE HALL SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2010 HIGHLIGHTS
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Carnegie Hall’s 2010–2011
season with four highly anticipated performances.
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 Brahms’s String
Sextet in B-flat Major.
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.
Wednesday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., baroque orchestra The English Concert
performs works by Handel, Vivaldi, Monteverdi, and John Dowland, featuring
mezzo-soprano Alice Coote.
percussionist Cyro Baptista is 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 on Wednesday, October 13 at 9:00 p.m.
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.
American Composers Orchestra kick off its annual Orchestra
Underground series on Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. with a concert
titled Mystics & Magic conducted by 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 Episodes 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.
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
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.
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:
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
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.
great American folk duo Indigo Girls kick off Carnegie Hall’s
2010–2011 WFUV Live at Zankel series on Saturday, October 23 at
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: Papillons,
Davidsbündlertänze, Kinderszenen, and the Symphonic Etudes.
Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m., tenor Mark Padmore is joined by
fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout for a recital of songs by Schumann
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.
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
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.
Time with Michael Feinstein,
Carnegie Hall’s annual three-concert series, returns on Friday, October 29 at
8:00 p.m. featuring the singer and Great American Songbook interpreter Michael
Saturday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m., Carnegie Hall’s three-concert Making
Music series begins with a conversation with and performances of 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,
conducted by Brad Lubman, features clarinetists David Krakauer
and Carol McGonnell, bass clarinetists Theodore Schoen and Mr.
Ziporyn, pianist Vicky Chow, Gamelan Galak Tika, and new music
ensemble Signal. The series is moderated by Carnegie Hall’s Director
of Artistic Programming Jeremy Geffen.
Director Robert Spano conducts the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
in a program on Saturday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. of Ligeti’s Atmosphères,
Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin Suite, and Janácek’s Glagolitic
Mass with soprano Twyla Robinson, mezzo-soprano Monica Groop,
tenor John Mac Master, bass Jan Martiník, and the Atlanta
Symphony Orchestra Chorus led by director Norman Mackenzie.
Sunday, October 31 at 5:00 p.m., The MET Chamber Ensemble and Artistic
Director James Levine perform the first of two Carnegie Hall programs
this season, this one featuring Satie’s Socrate with members of the Lindemann
Young Artist Development Program and Boulez’s sur Incises.
: Stern Auditorium/Perelman
Stage ZH : Zankel Hall WRH : Weill
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