Carnegie Hall Presents

German Masters

Experience the power of quintessential works from some of the great German composers. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra performs Richard Strauss's mercurial Death and Transfiguration, the San Francisco Symphony is joined by the dynamic Yuja Wang for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, and violinist Lisa Batiashvili joins Staatskapelle Dresden for an evening of Brahms. 

Series Events

Thursday, February 14, 2013 | 8 PM
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
    Mariss Jansons, Chief Conductor


  • R. STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration
  • BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7 (Edition Nowak)

R. Strauss's Death and Transfiguration

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra | Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 8 PM
Cancelled: San Francisco Symphony
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • San Francisco Symphony
    Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor
  • Yuja Wang, Piano
  • Samuel Carl Adams, Electronics


  • SAMUEL CARL ADAMS Drift and Providence (NY Premiere)
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4
  • BRAHMS Symphony No. 1
Brahms's Symphony No. 1 (Un poco Allegretto e grazioso)
New York Philharmonic | Leonard Bernstein, Conductor
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | 8 PM
Staatskapelle Dresden
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Staatskapelle Dresden
    Christian Thielemann, Principal Conductor
  • Lisa Batiashvili, Violin


  • Academic Festival Overture
  • Violin Concerto
  • Symphony No. 4
Brahms's Concerto for Violin in D Major, Op. 77 (Allegro non troppo)
Batiashvili Staatskapelle Dresden Thielemann
Brahms's Symphony No. 4 (Andante moderato) 
Cleveland Orchestra | George Szell, Conductor

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