Susan Graham and pianist Malcolm Martineau
perform a program of songs focusing on women throughout history and
literature. Works by Purcell, Berlioz, Schubert, Liszt, Tchaikovsky,
Duparc, Wolf, Horovitz, Poulenc, and Schumann are featured alongside
selections by Noël Coward, Cole Porter, and Stephen Sondheim on Wednesday,
February 1 at 8:00 p.m.
Biondi leads the Italian Baroque orchestra Europa
Galante in a performance of works by Vivaldi, Nardini, and
Locatelli with guest mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux on Thursday,
February 2 at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday, February 3
at 10:00 p.m., jazz composer and bassist Ben Allison
performs with an ensemble including saxophonist Michael Blake,
guitarist Steve Cardenas, drummer Rudy
Royston, percussionist Rogerio Boccato,
vocalist Joey Arias, and Brandon
Seabrook on both guitar and banjo.
On Sunday, February 5
at 3:00 p.m., conductor David Robertson leads the Orchestra
of St. Luke's and hundreds of New York City high school and
middle school singers in The Carmina Burana Choral Project,
a creative learning project developed by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music
Institute exploring Orff's Carmina Burana. In addition to a
performance of the choral work, three high school aged composers have
been commissioned by Carnegie Hall to write short new works based on the
musical themes of Carmina Burana. These new works will
receive their world premieres on the first half of the program.
Viol ensemble Fretwork
performs works by Monteverdi, Ferrabosco, Coprario, and Dering, among
others on Wednesday,
February 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Musical Director Ray
Chew—who collaborated with Carnegie Hall in 2010 to create A
Night of Inspiration, a concert celebrating the uplifting power
of gospel music—returns to Carnegie Hall on Thursday, February
9 at 8:00 p.m. with a special evening titled A Tribute to Motown.
Guest artists are to be announced.
musicians of The Academy—continues its 2011–2012 season with a program
featuring Stravinsky's Histoire du soldat and the New York
premiere of a new work by members of the composers' collective, Sleeping
Giant, including Andrew Norman, Christopher Cerrone, Jacob Cooper and
Robert Honstein on Tuesday, February
14, 7:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, February
14 at 8:00 p.m., The Philadelphia Orchestra and
Chief Conductor Charles Dutoit return to Carnegie Hall
performing Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, Martin's Concerto for Seven
Wind Instruments, and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
featuring violinist James Ehnes as soloist.
Ove Andsnes performs Haydn's Sonata in C Minor; Bartók's Suite,
Op. 14; Debussy's Images, Book I; and various works by
Chopin on Wednesday,
February 15 at 8:00 p.m. This performance is being broadcast live
on WQXR (105.9 FM) and streamed on wqxr.org
as part of the Carnegie Hall Live series. It is also broadcast
on radio stations across the country, courtesy of American Public
On Thursday, February
16 at 7:30 p.m., the Brentano String Quartet makes
the first of three appearances, beginning with a two-part project
entitled Fragments: Connecting Past and Present. The Quartet
has collaborated with six contemporary composers who have written
miniature works to be juxtaposed with short pieces by J.S. Bach,
Schubert, Haydn, Mozart, and Shostakovich. The new works,
co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, are written by—in Part I—Charles
Wuorinen, Bruce Adolphe, and Sofia Gubaildulina, and—in Part II (on
March 21)—John Harbison, Stephen Hartke, and Vijay Iyer. Both Fragments
programs conclude with a performance of a quartet by Debussy and
Bartók, respectively. The Brentano String Quartet returns in April for a
program featuring Busoni’s String Quartet No. 2 and Beethoven’s String
Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130, with Große Fuge, Op. 133.
Norrington conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke's
in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major with guest soloist Jeremy
Denk, as well as Haydn's Symphony No. 39 in G Minor and
Mozart's Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major on Thursday, February
16 at 8:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall’s Weill
Music Institute, in partnership with the Young People’s Chorus
of New York City, launches their new collaboration: Carnegie
Hall Choral Institute Presents Transient Glory—three
programs of contemporary choral music for young voices led by Artistic
Director Francisco J. Núñez and featuring the Young
People's Chorus of New York City, and the JACK
Quartet, hosted by John Schaefer of
WNYC Radio. On Thursday,
February 16 at 7:30 p.m., the program, which takes place at (Le)
Poisson Rouge features Michael Gordon's Potassium and Exhalted;
Derek Bermel's Soul Garden and A Child's War and
Paquito D'Rivera's Invitation to the Danzon and Tembandumba.
February 17 at 8:00 p.m., at the 92nd Street Y, the program
features Joan Tower's Incandescent and Can I; Bright
Sheng's String Quartet No. 5, "The Miraculous", and "The Boatmen's
Song"; and Del Tredici's Innocence and Four Heartfelt
Anthems. The final performance on Saturday,
Friday 18, at 8:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall features John Corigliano's Snapshot:
Circa 1909; String Quartet No. 1, "Scherzo"; and One Sweet
Morning; Douglas J. Cuomo's A Far Playground and
Fortune; and previous nights’ works by Joan Tower, Michael
Gordon, Derek Bermel, and Paquito D’Rivera.
vocalist Asha Bhosle performs a program entitled Yesterday,
Today & Tomorrow featuring some of India's rising stars on Friday, February
17 at 8:00 p.m. Additional artists are to be announced.
On Sunday, February
19 at 7:30 p.m. pianist András Schiff presents a
public master class as part of his Perspectives series, sharing
his insights on Bach and Bartók with four emerging pianists as part of
a Professional Training Workshop presented by Carnegie Hall’s Weill
Music Institute. On Tuesday, February
21 at 7:30 p.m., these four young pianists perform the works they
studied under Mr. Schiff in the culminating Young Artist Concert of the
workshop. Mr. Schiff’s Perspectives series continues on Wednesday,
February 22 at 7:30 p.m. when he joins Hungarian folk-music ensemble
Muzsikás. On Saturday, February
25 at 7:30 p.m., he performs alongside pianist Dénes
Várjon in a program of Schumann's Six Etudes in Canonic Form
(arranged by Debussy), Kurtág's Selections from Játékok, and
Debussy's En blanc et noir. The two pianists will then join
percussionists David Skidmore and James Michael
Deitz for a performance of Bártok's Sonata for Two Pianos and
Owens and pianist Robert Spano perform works
by Schumann, Schubert, Debussy, and Duparc, as well as Ravel’s Don
Quichotte à Dulcinée, Wolf's Drei Gedichten von Michelangelo
and Wagner’s “Les deux grenadiers” on Tuesday, February
21 at 7:30 p.m.
Rattle leads the Berliner Philharmoniker in
three consecutive performances beginning on Thursday, February
23 at 8:00 p.m.,with a program of Debussy's Prélude
à l'après-midi d'un faune, Dvořák's The Golden Spinning-Wheel,
Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht, and Elgar's Enigma Variations.
The orchestra returns the following evening, Friday, February
24 at 8:00 p.m., performing Bruckner's Symphony No. 9 in D Minor.
The series concludes on Saturday, February
25 at 8:00 p.m. with a program featuring Wolf's "Elfenlied," "Der
Feuerreiter," and "Frühlingschor" from Manuel Venegas and
Mahler's Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection" featuring soprano Camilla
Tilling, mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink, and the
Westminster Symphonic Choir led by Joe Miller.
Morley and pianist Vlad Iftinca, perform on Friday, February
24 at 7:30 p.m., on a program of works by Haydn, Poulenc, Rossini,
Schumann, Schubert, as well as Barber's 4 Songs, Op. 13, and
Rachmaninoff's 6 Songs, Op. 38.
On Monday, February
27 at 7:30 p.m. pianist Simon Trpčeski performs
Liszt's Prelude and Fugue in A Minor (after J.S. Bach), Petrarch Sonnet
No. 104 from Années de pèlerinage, Les jeux d'eaux à la
Villa d'Este, and Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp Minor, as
well as Schubert's 16 German Dances, D.783 and Fantasy in C Major,
D.760, "Wanderer Fantasy."
On Tuesday, February
28 at 7:30 p.m., Kronos Quartet is joined by its
original cellist Joan Jeanrenaud as special guest on
the New York premiere of Vladimir Martynov's Schubert-Quintet
(Unfinished). Also on the program are Nicole Lizée's Death to
Kosmische and a new work by Donnacha Dennehy, plus more to be
The series Standard
Time with Michael Feinstein returns featuring Michael
Feinstein in an all-new program of selections from the Great
American Songbook on Wednesday,
February 29 at 7:30 p.m. Special guests are to be announced.
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