• Friday, Sep 6, 2013

    January 2014 Calendar

    Attention Long Lead Editors and Writers:

    CARNEGIE HALL JANUARY 2014 CALENDAR

    ENSEMBLE ACJW
    Wednesday, January 9 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Paul Hall, The Juilliard School)

    In a free concert at The Juilliard School’s Paul Hall, Ensemble ACJW, performs Ligeti’s Ten Pieces for Wind Quintet; Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp; Scriabin’s Andante from Piano Sonata No. 4, Op. 30; and Fauré’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15.

     


    THE SONG CONTINUES
    Monday, January 13 to Thursday, January 16
    (Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall)

    In celebration of renowned mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne's 80th birthday, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents The Song Continues, an annual celebration of the art of the vocal recital. Events include:
     
       
       

    • An all-star culminating concert in Zankel Hall on Thursday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m., featuring hosts Samuel Ramey and Frederica von Stade, with performances by vocalist Barbara Cook, sopranos Renée Fleming and Brenda Rae, mezzo-sopranos Jamie Barton and Isabel Leonard, countertenor David Daniels, tenor Piotr Beczala, baritone Lester Lynch, and pianists Martin Katz and Warren Jones.
     
     

    AVI AVITAL
    Friday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Mandolin player Avi Avital (pictured at right), swiftly earning acclaim for creating a fresh legacy for his instrument, is joined in concert by harpist Sivan Magen and the Enso String Quartet, for a program featuring works by J.S. Bach, Ernest Bloch, Yasuo Kuwahara, and Manuel De Falla, plus the New York premiere of David Bruce’s Cymbeline.

     


    JONATHAN BISS
    Friday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Pianist Jonathan Biss (pictured at right) performs Brahms’s Klavierstücke, Op. 119; selections from Kurtág’s Játékok; Chopin’s Nocturnes, Op. 62, and Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61; and a pair of Beethoven sonatas: No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90, and No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein."

     


    TAKÁCS QUARTET
    Saturday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday, January 19 at 3:00 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    The Takács Quartet (pictured at right) plays the complete quartets of Bartók, performing all six works within 24 hours over two consecutive days in Zankel Hall. (Quartets 1, 3, and 5 on January 18; Quartets 2, 4, and 6 on January 19.)


     


    MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN
    Monday, January 27 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Pianist Marc-André Hamelin performs the New York premiere of his work Barcarolle, along with Nicolas Medtner’s Piano Sonata in E Minor, Op. 25, No. 2, "Night Wind," and Schubert’s Four Impromptus, D. 935.

     


    ANNE SOFIE VON OTTER / EMANUEL AX
    Tuesday, January 28 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Pianist Emanuel Ax begins a three-concert focus on the music of Brahms in a program with mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. Together, they will perform Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121, and other selected lieder, and Mr. Ax will play selected works for piano. All three concerts in this series—including a recital with Yo-Yo Ma on February 23 and a solo recital by Mr. Ax on May 15—will feature new works co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall for Mr. Ax and inspired by the music of Brahms. In this concert, Mr. Ax and Ms. von Otter perform the New York premiere of a new work by Nico Muhly.

     


    ALICE COOTE / GRAHAM JOHNSON
    Thursday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Mezzo-soprano Alice Coote (pictured at right) is joined by pianist Graham Johnson in recital. Program is to be announced.



    DENIS MATSUEV
    Thursday, January 30 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Following two October 2013 performances with the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, pianist Denis Matsuev returns to Carnegie Hall for a recital of works by Haydn, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff.

     


    THE PARKER QUARTET
    Friday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m..
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Grammy Award-winning ensemble The Parker Quartet performs Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44, No. 1; Thomas Adès’s Arcadiana for String Quartet, Op. 12; and Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 117.


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