Carnegie Hall Presents

Instrumental Sampler - Students

Three phenomenal American orchestras grace the stage in this package that explores orchestral gems and concertos for both violin and piano. The Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and The Met Orchestra bring their unique ensemble voices to the music of Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Mozart, and more.

Series Events

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 | 8 PM
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


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


  • 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 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | 8 PM
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


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


  • 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
Sunday, May 20, 2012 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • The MET Orchestra
    David Robertson, Conductor
  • Christian Tetzlaff, Violin


  • MOZART Adagio in E Major, K. 261
  • MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
  • SCHOENBERG Violin Concerto, Op. 36

  • Encore:
  • MOZART Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C Major, K. 373
Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64 (Allegro molto appassionato)
Yehudi Menuhin, Violin
EMI Classics

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