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Wednesday, September 29, 2010 | 7 PM
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Opening Night Gala
CARNEGIE HALL’S OPENING NIGHT GALA
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
    Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Conductor
  • Lang Lang, Piano

Program

  • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major
  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

  • Encore:
  • PROKOFIEV Precipitato from Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83

  • Program is approximately 1 hour, 40 minutes, including one intermission
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15 - 3. Rondo (Allegro scherzando)
Lang Lang, Piano, Orchestre de Paris, Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
Friday, October 22, 2010 | 11 AM
Mariinsky Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor

Program

  • MAHLER Symphony No. 5

  • There is no late seating for this performance. Program is approximately 1 hour, 10 minutes, and will be performed without intermission.
Mahler Symphony No. 5 (Adagietto)
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony Classical
Sunday, November 14, 2010 | 4 PM
Too Hot to Handel:
The Gospel Messiah
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
    Marin Alsop, Music Director and Conductor
  • Choirs from:
    Bayside High School
  • Darius de Haas, Tenor
  • Edward R. Murrow High School
  • Fordham High School for the Arts
  • Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
  • Kecia Lewis-Evans, Soprano
  • Leslie Stifelman, Music Supervisor
  • Songs of Solomon
  • Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts
  • Vaneese Thomas, Mezzo-Soprano

Program

  • BOB CHRISTIANSON / GARY ANDERSON Too Hot to Handel (original concept by Marin Alsop)
Too Hot To Handel: The Gospel Messiah
Too Hot To Handel: The Gospel Messiah (“Hallelujah Chorus”)Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, The Majestic Praise Choir, Marin Alsop; Lillias White; Vivian Cherry; Thomas Young
Too Hot, LLC
Saturday, December 11, 2010 | 8 PM
The New York Pops
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL!
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Brian Stokes Mitchell, Guest Artist
  • Camp Broadway Chorus
    Amy Burgess, Music Director
  • Essential Voices USA
    Judith Clurman, Music Director and Conductor
  • The New York Pops
    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
“Alexander’s Ragtime Band” (Irving Berlin)
The New York Pops / Skitch Henderson, Conductor
Centaur Records
Friday, December 24, 2010 | 7 PM
New York String Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Benjamin Hochman, Piano
  • Jennifer Koh, Violin
  • New York String Orchestra
    Jaime Laredo, Conductor

Program

  • MOZART Overture to Così fan tutte
  • MENDELSSOHN Concerto for Violin, Piano, and Strings in D Minor
  • MOZART Symphony No. 31, "Paris"

  • Program is approximately 55 minutes, and will be performed without intermission
Mozart Overture to Così fan tutte
Staatskapelle Dresden / Sir Colin Davis 
RCA Red Seal
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 | 8 PM
New York String Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Ariana Ghez, Oboe
  • Daniel Hope, Violin
  • David Washburn, Trumpet
  • New York String Orchestra
    Jaime Laredo, Conductor
  • Paul Watkins, Cello
  • Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute

Program

  • BARBER Capricorn Concerto, Op. 21
  • BRAHMS Double Concerto in A Minor
  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"

  • Program is approximately 2 hours, and will be performed with one intermission
Saturday, January 29, 2011 | 1 PM
Discovery Day: Franz Liszt
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Alan Walker, Keynote Speaker and Consultant
  • Angela Meade, Soprano
  • Bradley Moore, Piano
  • Charles Rosen, Speaker
  • Gregory DeTurck, Piano
  • Jeremy Geffen, Moderator
  • Michael Cumpsty, Actor
  • Robert Stanton, Actor
  • Wendy Rich Stetson, Actor

Program

    1:00-1:50 Keynote Address: Liszt as Cultural Ambassador of the 19th Century
    Alan Walker
    2:00-2:50 Performance: Aspects of Liszt
    Gregory DeTurck, Piano
    The Virtuoso Liszt
    Etude d’exécution transcendante No. 10The Voyager Liszt
    Au bord d’une source The Operatic Liszt
    Réminiscences de NormaThe Patriotic Liszt
    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 10 in E MajorThe Religioius Liszt
    Légende No. 2: St. François de Paule marchant sur les flotsThe Prophetic Liszt
    Bagatelle ohne TonartUnstern! Sinistre, disastro
    3:00-3:45 Dramatic Reading
    Michael Cumpsty, Actor
    Robert Stanton, Actor
    Wendy Rich Stetson, Actor
    3:45-4:15 Break
    4:15-5:00 Performance
    Angela Meade, Soprano
    Bradley Moore, Piano
  • LISZT Tre sonetti di Petrarca
    ·· Pace non trovo
    ·· Benedetto sia'l giorno
    ·· I' vidi in terra angelici costumi
  • LISZT "Go not, happy day"
  • LISZT "Enfant, si j’étais roi"
  • LISZT "Comment disaient-ils"
  • LISZT Drei Lieder aus Schillers Wilhelm Tell
    ··Der Fischerknabe
    ··Der Hirt
    ··Der Alpenjäger

  • Encore:
  • LISZT "Oh! Quand je dors" ("Élégie Etienne Monnier")

  • 5:10-6:00 Panel Discussion
    Alan Walker
    Charles Rosen
    Jeremy Geffen, Moderator
    Insights
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 | 7 PM
James Taylor at Carnegie Hall
A GALA CELEBRATING 120 YEARS OF CARNEGIE HALL
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Bette Midler
  • Dianne Reeves
  • James Taylor
  • Kevin Pollak
  • Members of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus
  • Steve Martin
  • Sting
  • With special guests:
    Barbara Cook
  • Young People's Chorus of New York City

Program

    James Taylor
"Fire and Rain"
James Taylor
Sony
Thursday, May 5, 2011 | 7 PM
120th Anniversary Gala
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Audra McDonald, Vocalist
  • Emanuel Ax, Piano
  • Gil Shaham, Violin
  • New York Philharmonic
    Alan Gilbert, Music Director and Conductor
  • Yo-Yo Ma, Cello

Program

  • DVORÁK Carnival Overture, Op. 92
  • BEETHOVEN Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56
  • ELLINGTON "Solitude"
  • ELLINGTON "Sophisticated Lady"
  • ELLINGTON "On a Turquoise Cloud"
  • ELLINGTON "It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing"
  • GERSHWIN An American in Paris
Friday, May 6, 2011 | 9:30 PM
James Taylor: Guitar Conversations
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Adam Gopnik, Host
  • James Taylor, Guitar
  • Jerry Douglas, Dobro and Lap Steel
  • Michael Landau, Electric Guitars

Program

    James Taylor
"Carolina in My Mind"
James Taylor
Hear Music
Saturday, March 26, 2011 | 6:30 PM
Hayao Miyazaki: Two Short Films
Zankel Hall
Saturday, March 26, 2011 | 8:30 PM
Hayao Miyazaki: Two Short Films
Zankel Hall
Monday, March 14, 2011 | 7:30 PM
Cancelled: Innovating and Profiting in Contemporary Japan
Weill Recital Hall
Thursday, March 31, 2011 | 7:30 PM
From Race Cars to Rice Wine: Inside Japanese Style with WSJ Weekend
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Dan Neil, Wall Street Journal auto columnist
    Lettie Teague, Wall Street Journal wine columnist
    Rick Smith, Proprietor of Sakaya
Friday, April 1, 2011 | 6:30 PM
Talking Tech with Sony and the Wall Street Journal
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman, CEO, and President of Sony Corporation
  • Walt Mossberg, Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist

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