Carnegie Hall Presents

Song of the Siren - Students

The mythical sirens have entranced people for centuries with their song, and these modern-day sirens are no different. Experience the seduction of the female voice in its many forms: a concert with The Met Orchestra featuring Renée Fleming, a recital with Susan Graham, and a passionate concert performance of Strauss’s Salome with The Cleveland Orchestra.

Series Events

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
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | 8 PM
Susan Graham
Malcolm Martineau
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Susan Graham, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Malcolm Martineau, Piano


  • PURCELL "Tell Me, Some Pitying Angel" (The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation)
  • BERLIOZ "La mort d'Ophélie," Op. 18, No. 2
  • SCHUBERT "Heiss mich nicht reden," D.877, No. 2
  • SCHUMANN "So lasst mich scheinen," Op. 98a, No. 9
  • LISZT "Kennst du das Land" (Mignons Lied)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "None but the Lonely Heart," Op. 6, No. 6
  • DUPARC "Romance de Mignon"
  • WOLF "Kennst du das Land"
  • JOSEPH HOROVITZ Lady Macbeth
  • POULENC Fiançailles pour rire
    ·· La dame d'André
    ·· Dans l'herbe
    ·· Il vole
    ·· Mon cadavre est doux comme un gant
    ·· Violon
    ·· Fleurs
  • Selections to be announced from the stage
Bizet "Chanson d'avril"
Susan Graham, Mezzo-Soprano; Malcolm Martineau, Piano
Onyx Classics
Thursday, May 24, 2012 | 8 PM
The Cleveland Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • The Cleveland Orchestra
    Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor
  • Nina Stemme, Soprano (Salome)
  • Eric Owens, Bass-Baritone (Jochanaan)
  • Rudolf Schasching, Tenor (Herod)
  • Jane Henschel, Mezzo-Soprano (Herodias)
  • Garrett Sorenson, Tenor (Narraboth)

  • Cast also includes:
  • Jennifer Johnson Cano
  • Rodell Rosel, Tenor
  • Matthew Plenk, Tenor
  • Bryan Griffin, Tenor
  • James Kryshak, Tenor
  • Brian Keith-Johnson, Baritone
  • Sam Handley, Bass-Baritone
  • Darren Stokes, Bass-Baritone
  • Evan Boyer, Bass


  • R. STRAUSS Salome, Op. 54 (concert performance)
R. Strauss's Salome (Final Scene)
Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden | Antonio Pappano, Conductor | Nina Stemme, Soprano

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