Carnegie Hall Presents

Matinee Series

Spend your Sunday afternoons with us—and two of the world’s finest orchestras. You'll hear grand waltz music with the Vienna Philharmonic, as well as Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel and Renée Fleming singing Mahler with The MET Orchestra.

Series Events

Sunday, October 16, 2011 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • The MET Orchestra
    Fabio Luisi, Principal Conductor
  • Richard Goode, Piano
  • Christine Rice, Mezzo-Soprano


  • MOZART Overture to The Magic Flute
  • MOZART Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503
  • JOHN HARBISON / ALICE MUNRO Closer To My Own Life (World Premiere)
  • R. STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat Major K. 595 (Rondo Allegro)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; Richard Goode, Piano
Sunday, January 15, 2012 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • The MET Orchestra
    Fabio Luisi, Principal Conductor
  • Anthony McGill, Clarinet
  • Stephen Williamson, Clarinet
  • Renée Fleming, Soprano


  • MOZART Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
  • MAHLER "Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft"
  • MAHLER "Liebst du um Schönheit"
  • MAHLER "Um Mitternacht"
  • MAHLER "Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder"
  • MAHLER "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen"
  • COPLAND Clarinet Concerto
  • BARBER "Give Me Some Music" from Antony and Cleopatra
  • HERRMANN "I Have Dreamt" from Wuthering Heights
  • BARBER "Do Not Utter a Word, Anatol" from Vanessa
Berg Lulu Suite (Lied der Lulu. Comodo)
The MET Orchestra; James Levine, Conductor; Renée Fleming, Soprano
Sunday, March 4, 2012 | 2 PM
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
    Lorin Maazel, Conductor


  • R. STRAUSS Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24
  • R. STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier Suite
  • J. STRAUSS JR. Overture to Die Fledermaus
  • J. STRAUSS JR. Secunden Polka, Op. 258
  • J. STRAUSS JR. Kaiser Waltz, Op. 437
  • J. STRAUSS JR. Csárdás from Die Fledermaus
  • J. STRAUSS JR. Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
  • J. STRAUSS JR. An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

  • Encores:
  • J. STRAUSS JR. Perpetuum Mobile (Perpetual Motion), Op. 257
  • J. STRAUSS JR. Eljen a Magyar (Hail to Hungary), Op. 332
Johann Strauss Jr. Kaiserwalzer
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Lorin Maazel, Conductor 
Deutsche Grammophon

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