Carnegie Hall Presents

Tchaikovsky and St. Petersburg

Series Events

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 | 7 PM
Mariinsky Orchestra
Opening Night Gala
CARNEGIE HALL’S OPENING NIGHT GALA
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor
  • Yo-Yo Ma, Cello

Program

  • SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

  • Encores:
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Andante Cantabile (arr. for Cello and Strings from String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade (The Young Prince and the Young Princess)
Kirov Theater Orchestra / Valery Gergiev, Conductor / Sergei Levitin, Violin
Philips
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.
Sunday, October 9, 2011 | 2 PM
Mariinsky Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor

Program

  • TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2, "Little Russian"
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5

  • Encore:
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 (Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza—Moderato con anima)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Philips
Monday, October 10, 2011 | 8 PM
Mariinsky Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor

Program

  • TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 3, "Polish"
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

  • Encore:
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Trepak from The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 (Andante sostenuto— Moderato con anima—Moderato assai quasi Andante—Allegro vivo)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Philips
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 | 8 PM
Mariinsky Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor
  • Daniil Trifonov, Piano
    Grand Prize Winner, XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition

Program

  • PROKOFIEV Three Selections from Romeo and Juliet
    ··Friar Lawrence
    ··Masks
    ··Montagues and Capulets
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1
  • SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1

  • Encores:
  • CHOPIN Grand Valse brillante in E-flat Major, Op. 18
  • LISZT Étude No. 3 in G-sharp Minor, "La Campanella" from Grandes études de Paganini
  • LIADOV Baba-Yaga
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Shostakovich Symphony No. 1 (Allegro)
Mariinsky Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Audio Clips and Excerpts - Carnegie Hall's 2011-2012 Season
Saturday, October 15, 2011 | 1 PM
Discovery Day: Tchaikovsky in St. Petersburg
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Richard Wortman, Keynote Speaker
  • Andrei Bondarenko, Baritone
  • Gary Matthewman, Piano
  • Tarik Amar, Speaker
  • Katerina Clark, Speaker
  • Laura Engelstein, Speaker
  • Timothy M. Frye, Speaker
  • Boris Gasparov, Speaker
  • Lynn Garafola, Speaker
  • Simon Morrison, Speaker
  • Elizabeth Kridl Valkenier, Speaker
  • John Malmstad, Moderator and Speaker
  • Catharine Nepomnyashchy, Moderator
  • Maya Pritsker, Moderator

Program

    1:00-1:10 Welcome
    Timothy M. Frye, Speaker

    1:10-1:40 Keynote Address: St. Petersburg, the Imperial City, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Richard Wortman, Keynote Speaker

    1:45-2:15 Tchaikovsky, Music, and St. Petersburg: A Conversation

    Boris Gasparov, Speaker
    Simon Morrison, Speaker
    John Malmstad, Moderator

    2:15-2:30 Break

    2:30-3:30 Performance: Songs by Tchaikovsky and his Contemporaries
    Andrei Bondarenko, Baritone
    Gary Matthewman, Piano
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "In the Midst of the Ball," Op. 38, No. 3
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "At Bedtime," Op. 27, No. 1
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "Reconciliation," Op. 25, No. 1
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "Why?," Op. 6, No. 5
  • GLINKA "Say Not that Love Will Pass"
  • GLINKA "Bolero"
  • GLINKA "I Remember the Wonderful Moment"
  • GLINKA "Travelling Song"
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV "The Octave," Op. 45, No. 3
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV "The Messenger," Op. 4, No. 2
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV "On the Hills of Georgia," Op. 3, No. 4
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV "The Beauty," Op. 51, No. 4
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "My Genius, my Angel, my Friend"
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "Death," Op. 57, No. 5
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "I Should Like in a Single Word"
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "Again, As Before, I Am Alone," Op. 73, No. 6

  • Encore:
  • TCHAIKOVSKY "Don Juan's Serenade"

  • 3:35-4:30 Revolution in the Arts: 1905
    Elizabeth Kridl Valkenier, Speaker
    John Malmstad, Speaker
    Lynn Garafola, Speaker
    Maya Pritsker, Moderator

    4:30-4:45 Break

    4:45-5:05 Interlude: Petersburg Architecture in the Early Twentieth Century
    Katerina Clark, Speaker

    5:05-5:40 Revolution and Society: 1905
    Laura Engelstein, Speaker
    Tarik Amar, Speaker
    Catharine Nepomnyashschy, Moderator

    5:40-5:45 Concluding Remarks
    Timothy M. Frye, Speaker
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 | 7:30 PM
Ensemble ACJW
Featuring musicians of The Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Ensemble ACJW

Program

  • GLINKA Trio pathétique in D Minor for piano, clarinet, and bassoon
  • ARENSKY String Quartet No.2 in A Minor
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50
Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 (Pezzo elegiaco: Moderato assai - Allegro giusto)
Borodin Trio
Chandos
The Academy
An introduction to The Academy.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 | 8 PM
Cancelled: Anna Netrebko
Elena Bashkirova
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Anna Netrebko, Soprano
  • Elena Bashkirova, Piano
Saturday, May 18, 2013 | 8 PM
ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE FRANCE
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Saturday, May 18, 2013 | 8 PM
ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE FRANCE
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | 8 PM
Musica Sacra
Church of St. Paul the Apostle

Performers

  • Musica Sacra
  • Kent Tritle, Music Director and Conductor
  • Kirsten Sollek, Contralto
  • John Tiranno, Tenor

Program

  • RACHMANINOFF Vespers, Op. 37
Rachmaninoff's Vespers, Op. 37 | Priidite, poklonimsia Tsarevi nashemu Bogu
Choir of St. Ignatius Loyola; Kent Tritle, Music Director
AMDG Recordings
Thursday, October 6, 2011 | 6:30 PM
Russian Art in the Silver Age
Sotheby's

Performers

  • Karen Kettering
  • Emily Kodama