Carnegie Hall Presents

Great American Orchestras I

Each orchestra on this series has its own deep, rich history of remarkable performances here at Carnegie Hall. And each is sure to add to its legacy this season with performances of Salome (The Cleveland Orchestra), Scriabin’s Poem of Ecstasy (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra), Schubert’s “Great” Symphony (Boston Symphony Orchestra), and Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra (The Philadelphia Orchestra).

Series Events

Saturday, November 5, 2011 | 7:30 PM
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
    Robert Spano, Music Director and Conductor
  • Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Program

  • ESA-PEKKA SALONEN Nyx (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Radio France, Barbican Centre and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra)
  • SCRIABIN The Poem of Ecstasy
  • RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3

  • Encore:
  • DEBUSSY Claire de lune from Suite bergamasque
Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Robert Spano, Conductor 
Telarc
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 | 8 PM
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The Philadelphia Orchestra
    Charles Dutoit, Chief Conductor
  • James Ehnes, Violin

Program

  • MARTIN Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments
  • MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
  • BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

  • Encore:
  • NICOLÒ PAGANINI Caprice No. 16 in G Minor
Mendelssohn Concerto in E Minor for Violin and Orchestra (Allegro molto appassionato)
Philadelphia Orchestra; Eugene Ormandy, Conductor; Isaac Stern, Violin 
Sony
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | 8 PM
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
    Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
  • Cédric Tiberghien, Piano

Program

  • BERLIOZ Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
  • RAVEL Piano Concerto in G Major
  • BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique

  • Encore:
  • DEBUSSY "La Cathédrale engloutie" from Préludes, Book I
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique, "Songe d'une nuit de Sabba"
Boston Symphony Orchestra; Seiji Ozawa, Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
Thursday, May 24, 2012 | 8 PM
The Cleveland Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The Cleveland Orchestra
    Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor
  • Nina Stemme, Soprano (Salome)
  • Eric Owens, Bass-Baritone (Jochanaan)
  • Rudolf Schasching, Tenor (Herod)
  • Jane Henschel, Mezzo-Soprano (Herodias)
  • Garrett Sorenson, Tenor (Narraboth)

  • Cast also includes:
  • Jennifer Johnson Cano
  • Rodell Rosel, Tenor
  • Matthew Plenk, Tenor
  • Bryan Griffin, Tenor
  • James Kryshak, Tenor
  • Brian Keith-Johnson, Baritone
  • Sam Handley, Bass-Baritone
  • Darren Stokes, Bass-Baritone
  • Evan Boyer, Bass

Program

  • R. STRAUSS Salome, Op. 54 (concert performance)
R. Strauss's Salome (Final Scene)
Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden | Antonio Pappano, Conductor | Nina Stemme, Soprano
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