Carnegie Hall Presents

International Festival of Orchestras I

No series exemplifies Carnegie Hall’s 120th anniversary celebration like this one: the most famous worksfrom that golden age of music into which Carnegie Hall was born--including Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique” Symphony and Mahler’s “Resurrection”--performed by illustrious orchestras and top conductors from around the world.

Series Events

Thursday, October 6, 2011 | 8 PM
Mariinsky Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor

Program

    ALL-TCHAIKOVSKY PROGRAM
  • Symphony No. 1, "Winter Daydreams"
  • Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique"
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathétique" (Allegro molto vivace)
Kirov Theater Orchestra / Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Philips
Tchaikovsky: A Man of Theater
Valery Gergiev reveals the importance of understanding the theatricality in Tchaikovsky's symphonies.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | 8 PM
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
    Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Artistic Director and Conductor

Program

    ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
  • Egmont Overture
  • Symphony No. 7
  • Symphony No. 5
Mozart Symphony No. 4 in B flat, Op 60 (Adagio)
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Archiv
Saturday, February 25, 2012 | 8 PM
Berliner Philharmoniker
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle, Music Director and Conductor
  • Camilla Tilling, Soprano
  • Bernarda Fink, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Westminster Symphonic Choir
    Joe Miller, Conductor

Program

  • WOLF "Frühlingschor" from Manuel Venegas
  • WOLF "Elfenlied"
  • WOLF "Der Feuerreiter"
  • MAHLER Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection"
Mahler Symphony No.2 In C Minor "Resurrection" (II. Andante Moderato)
Berliner Philharmoniker; Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Decca
Friday, March 2, 2012 | 8 PM
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
    Lorin Maazel, Conductor

Program

    ALL-SIBELIUS PROGRAM
  • Symphony No. 7
  • Symphony No. 5
  • Symphony No. 1
Sibelius Symphony No. 1 (Andante)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra;Lorin Maazel, Conductor
Decca