Carnegie Hall Presents

Brilliant Beethoven - Students

The broad spectrum of Beethoven's compositions are highlighted in this series that features several of his most brilliant works. Violin virtuoso Midori is joined by Özgür Aydin in performances of the composer's sonatas for violin and piano. The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall, spotlighting his beloved symphonies. Capping off the journey is preeminent pianist Richard Goode, who showcases a handful of Beethoven's late piano sonatas.

Series Events

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | 8 PM
Midori
Özgür Aydin
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Midori, Violin
  • Özgür Aydin, Piano

Program

  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major
  • WEBERN Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7
  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 6 in A Major
  • GEORGE CRUMB Four Nocturnes (Night Music II)
  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, "Kreutzer"

  • Encores:
  • DEBUSSY "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair" (arr. Hartmann)
  • KREISLER Tambourin chinois
Debussy's Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor (Intermezzo: Très lent et calme)
Midori, Violin | Robert McDonald, Piano
Sony Classical
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | 8 PM
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
  • Daniel Barenboim, Music Director and Conductor

Program

    ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
  • Symphony No. 1
  • Symphony No. 8
  • Symphony No. 5
Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 (Allegro con brio)
West Eastern Divan Orchestra | Daniel Barenboim, Music Director and Conductor
Warner Classics
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | 8 PM
Richard Goode
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Richard Goode, Piano

Program

    ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
  • Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109
  • Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
  • Selections from Bagatelles, Op. 119
    ·· VI. Andante – Allegro
    ·· VII. Allegro, ma non troppo
    ·· VIII. Moderato cantabile
    ·· IX. Vivace moderato
    ·· X. Allegramente
    ·· XI. Andante, ma non troppo
  • Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109 (Prestissimo)
Richard Goode, Piano
Nonesuch
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110 (Allegro molto)
Richard Goode, Piano
Nonesuch
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111 (Maestoso: Allegro con brio ed appassionato)
Richard Goode, Piano
Nonesuch

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