• Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

    Carnegie Hall Announces Program Update for Philadelphia Orchestra Performance on January 17, 2013 

    Carnegie Hall today announced a program update for the performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin on Thursday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Violinist Leonidas Kavakos will perform Karol Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 61 in place of Osvaldo Golijov’s Violin Concerto, originally scheduled to receive its New York premiere at this performance.

    “Regardless of how they fare later in life, some works have a pleasant birth, while others a difficult one,” said Osvaldo Golijov. “The violin concerto belongs to the second type, and I can only hope that when it is ready to see the world, it will be worthy of the artistry of Leonidas Kavakos, as well as that of the other artists and presenters who entrusted me with its creation.”

    The other works on this program—Ravel’s La valse and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5—remain unchanged.

    This concert will be aired on WQXR 105.9 FM in New York and stations nationwide as part of the Carnegie Hall Live broadcast and digital series, produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall in collaboration with American Public Media and hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon and American Public Media’s Fred Child. Concerts in the series are available for live streaming on wqxr.org and carnegiehall.org/wqxr. During every live broadcast, WQXR, Carnegie Hall, and digital partner NPR Music will host live web chats, including Twitter commentary by the broadcast team, from backstage and in the control room, connecting national and international fans to the music and to each other.


    Program Information
    Thursday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

    Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor
    Leonidas Kavakos, Violin

    MAURICE RAVEL La valse
    KAROL SZYMANOWSKI Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 61
    DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47

    Sponsored by Deloitte LLP

    Funding for the Carnegie Hall Live broadcast series is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


    Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.

    ***Please note that this update supersedes previous press materials related to this concert.*** 

    Ticket Information
    Tickets, priced $39—$116, are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, or can be charged to major credit cards by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website, carnegiehall.org.

    For Carnegie Hall Corporation presentations taking place in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, a limited number of seats, priced at $10, will be available day-of-concert beginning at 11:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:00 noon on Sunday until one hour before the performance or until supply lasts. The exceptions are Carnegie Hall Family Concerts and gala events. These $10 tickets are available to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis at the Carnegie Hall Box Office only. There is a two-ticket limit per customer.

    In addition, for all Carnegie Hall presentations in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage a limited number of partial view (seats with obstructed or limited sight lines or restricted leg room) will be sold for 50% of the full price. For more information on this and other discount ticket programs, including those for students, Notables members, and Bank of America customers, visit carnegiehall.org/discounts. Artists, programs, and prices are subject to change. 
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