Carnegie Hall Presents

Pioneers - Students

In order for music to move forward with the times and inspire future musicians and audiences, there must be pioneers. We’ve got the most innovative group of composers and performers right here, including Philip Glass, Jeremy Denk, and Webern.

American Composers Orchestra

Orchestra of St. Luke's

The Philadelphia Orchestra

American Composers Orchestra

Philip Glass 75th Birthday Concert

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

American Composers Orchestra
Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor Laureate
Maki Namekawa, Piano

Program

PÄRT Lamentate (NY Premiere)
PHILIP GLASS Symphony No. 9 (US Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Bruckner Orchester Linz)
It really is his birthday! Philip Glass was born on January 31—75 years ago—and the American Composers Orchestra commemorates the occasion with the US premiere of his newest symphony. It’s a genre that Glass has been focusing on since 1992, when he completed his “Low” Symphony based on the 1977 David Bowie album.

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Philip Glass Heroes

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American Composers Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor 
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Orchestra of St. Luke's

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Thursday, February 16, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

Orchestra of St. Luke's
Sir Roger Norrington, Conductor
Jeremy Denk, Piano

Program

HAYDN Symphony No. 39 in G Minor
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major
MOZART Symphony No. 39
The Orchestra of St. Luke’s presents music written at the end of the 1700s by the composers who set the standard for over a century of classical music to come. Sir Roger Norrington, a master interpreter of this repertoire, takes the podium for this concert, and adventurous American pianist Jeremy Denk joins them in Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto.

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Mozart Symphony No. 39

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Orchestra of St. Luke's; Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Delos Records

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Friday, April 27, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor

Program

BRAHMS Symphony No. 3
WEBERN Six Pieces, Op. 6
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish"
Hear one of the most distinctive conductors of our generation lead one of America’s most distinctive orchestras in the world’s most distinctive hall. Sir Simon Rattle takes the podium to lead The Philadelphia Orchestra in Brahms’s Symphony No. 3—which he recorded to great acclaim in 2009 with the Berliner Philharmoniker—as well as Schumann’s majestic Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish, and Webern’s quicksilver Six Pieces, Op. 6.

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Schumann's Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish" (Lebhaft)

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Philadelphia Orchestra | James Levine, Conductor
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