Carnegie Hall Presents

Chamber Sessions I

This series is filled with music that will grab your attention and challenge your musical mind. It begins with an all-Beethoven program by the Belcea Quartet, with a focus on the composer's epoch-making late quartets. Also on the series: the Brentano String Quartet, the young musicians of Ensemble ACJW, as well as an inspired exploration of the music and culture of late-19th–century Vienna with Renée Fleming.

Series Events

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | 7:30 PM
Cancelled: Belcea Quartet
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Belcea Quartet
    ·· Corina Belcea, Violin
    ·· Axel Schacher, Violin
    ·· Krzysztof Chorzelski, Viola
    ·· Antoine Lederlin, Cello

Program

    ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
  • String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"
  • String Quartet in F Major, Op. 135
  • String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132
Beethoven's String Quartet A minor, Op. 132 (Allegro appassionato)
Juilliard String Quartet
Sony Classical
Sunday, December 2, 2012 | 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
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Ensemble ACJW
    Harry Bicket, Conductor
  • Lucy Crowe, Soprano
  • Stuart Breczinski, Oboe
  • Michelle Ross, Violin

Program

  • BACH Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Continuo in C Minor, BWV 1060
  • BACH Cantata No. 51: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!
  • REBEL Les élémens ("The Elements")
  • GLUCK Suite from Armide
Bach's Cantata "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!, BWV 51, V. Aria, "Alleluja!"
English Concert | Harry Bicket, Conductor | Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
harmonia mundi
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Brentano String Quartet
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Brentano String Quartet
    ·· Mark Steinberg, Violin
    ·· Serena Canin, Violin
    ·· Misha Amory, Viola
    ·· Nina Lee, Cello

Program

  • HAYDN String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, "Joke"
  • STEVEN MACKEY One Red Rose (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • BEETHOVEN String Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 127, No. 12 in E-Flat Major, I. Maestoso-Allegro
Brentano String Quartet
Aeon
Saturday, May 4, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Vienna: Window to Modernity
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Renée Fleming, Soprano and Host
  • Jeremy Denk, Piano
  • Emerson String Quartet
    ·· Eugene Drucker, Violin
    ·· Philip Setzer, Violin
    ·· Lawrence Dutton, Viola
    ·· David Finckel, Cello
  • Paul Neubauer, Viola
  • Colin Carr, Cello

Program

  • R. STRAUSS Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op. 67
  • BRAHMS Ophelia Lieder
  • SCHOENBERG Verklärte Nacht
  • WAGNER from Wesendonck Lieder, Op. 91
    (arr. Rudolf Leopold)
    ·· "Im Treibhaus"
    ·· "Träume"
  • BRAHMS Intermezzo in A Minor, Op. 118, No. 1
  • BRAHMS Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2
  • WEIGL from Five Songs for Soprano and String Quartet
    ·· "Trost"
    ·· "Regenlied"
  • WELLESZ "Mir scheint, das Angesicht der Welt verging," Op. 52, No. 5 from Sonnette der Elisabeth Barrett-Browning
  • WEBERN Drei Stücke, 1913
  • ZEISL “Der Mond steht da” from Mondbilder
  • ZEISL "Komm süsser Tod"
  • ZEISL "Gigerlette"
  • SCHOENBERG from Cabaret Songs
    ·· "Galathea"
    ·· "Gigerlette"

  • Encores:
  • TAUBER "I'm in love with Vienna"
  • R. STRAUSS "Morgen," Op. 27, No. 4
  • KORNGOLD "Frag mich oft" from Walzer aus Wien (after Johann Strauss II)
Korngold's Die tote Stadt, Act 1, Glück, das mir verblieb (Mariettalied)
English Chamber Orchestra | Jeffrey Tate, Conductor | Renée Fleming, Soprano
Decca

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