Carnegie Hall Presents

Land of the Firebird

Three Russian favorites on one great series: Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto with Stephen Hough and the Minnesota Orchestra; Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto; and Stravinsky’s complete Firebird.

Series Events

Thursday, October 27, 2011 | 8 PM
Minnesota Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Minnesota Orchestra
    Osmo Vänskä, Music Director and Conductor
  • Stephen Hough, Piano


  • TCHAIKOVSKY Voyevoda Overture, Op. 3
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1
  • NIELSEN Symphony No. 3, "Sinfonia espansiva"

  • Encore:
  • GRIEG "Notturno," Op. 54, No. 4
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, Allegro con fuoco
Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, Conductor; Stephen Hough, Piano
Saturday, November 5, 2011 | 7:30 PM
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


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


  • 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 
Saturday, March 10, 2012 | 8 PM
St. Louis Symphony
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • St. Louis Symphony
    David Robertson, Music Director and Conductor
  • Karita Mattila, Soprano


  • DEBUSSY Printemps
  • KAIJA SAARIAHO Quatre Instants
  • STRAVINSKY The Firebird (complete)
Kaija Saariaho's Quatre Instants, Attente (Longing) 
Karita Mattila, Soprano | Martin Katz, Piano

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