Carnegie Hall Presents

Weekend Sampler A

Make big weekend plans. With two large-scale choral works—Bach’s epic St. John Passion and Honegger’s spectacular and beautiful depiction of Joan of Arc’s final moments—and Schubert’s “Great” Symphony, this series is monumental.

Series Events

Saturday, October 29, 2011 | 8 PM
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
    Iván Fischer, Music Director and Conductor
  • András Schiff, Piano


  • BARTÓK Hungarian Peasant Songs
  • BARTÓK Piano Concerto No. 2
  • SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9, "Great"

  • Encore:
  • BARTÓK Dance of the Urog Swinherds from Hungarian Sketches
Bartók Piano Concerto No2, Sz 95 (Allegro molto)
Budapest Festival Orchestra; Iván Fischer, Conductor; András Schiff, Piano 
Warner Classics International
Schubert's Symphony No. 9, Andante Allegro ma non troppo
Budapest Festival Orchestra; Iván Fischer, Music Director and Conductor
Channel Classics
Saturday, November 19, 2011 | 8 PM
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
    Marin Alsop, Music Director and Conductor
  • James Robinson, Stage Director
  • Caroline Dhavernas, Speaker (Joan of Arc)
  • Ronald Guttman, Speaker (Brother Dominic)
  • Tamara Wilson, Soprano
  • Hae Ji Chang, Soprano
  • Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Timothy Fallon, Tenor
  • Morris Robinson, Bass
  • Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
  • Concert Artists of Baltimore
  • The Peabody-Hopkins Chorus
    Edward Polochick, Director
  • Morgan State University Choir
    Eric Conway, Director
  • Peabody Children's Chorus
    Doreen Falby, Director


  • HONEGGER Joan of Arc at the Stake
Honegger Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher (Les voix de la terre)
Orchestre National de France; Seiji Ozawa, Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
Sunday, March 25, 2012 | 2 PM
Les Violons du Roy
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Les Violons du Roy
  • La Chapelle de Québec
    Bernard Labadie, Music Director and Conductor
  • Ian Bostridge, Tenor
  • Neal Davies, Bass-Baritone
  • Karina Gauvin, Soprano
  • Damien Guillon, Countertenor
  • Nicholas Phan, Tenor
  • Hanno Müller-Brachmann, Bass-Baritone


  • BACH St. John Passion, BWV 245
Bach St. John Passion, BWV 245 / Part One - No.9 Aria, "Ich folge dir gleichfalls"
English Baroque Soloists; John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor; Ruth Holton, Soprano
Deutsche Grammophon

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