Carnegie Hall Presents

International Festival of Orchestras I

Discover outstanding orchestras that are steeped in tradition, yet continue to challenge the way audiences listen to music today. The Mariinsky, Royal Concertgebouw, and Vienna Philharmonic orchestras have all cultivated classical music for more than two centuries, while the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra is forging new pathways to peace with its fearless group of superb Arab and Israeli musicians dedicated to making great music in the face of conflict. 

Series Events

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | 7:30 PM
Cancelled: Mariinsky Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor

Program

  • SHCHEDRIN The Little Hunchbacked Horse Suite
    ·· Introduction
    ·· Gypsy Dance
    ·· Duettino of Ivan and Tsar-girl
    ·· Girls’ round-dance and quadrille
  • SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6
  • R. STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben
Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6 (Presto)
Mariinsky Orchestra | Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor
Chandos
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
Thursday, February 14, 2013 | 8 PM
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
    Mariss Jansons, Chief Conductor

Program

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

R. Strauss's Death and Transfiguration

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra | Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Phillips
Friday, March 1, 2013 | 8 PM
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
    Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor
  • Herbert Lippert, Tenor

Program

  • SUPPÉ Poet and Peasant Overture
  • R. STRAUSS "Ich liebe dich," Op. 37, No. 2
  • R. STRAUSS "Liebeshymnus," Op. 32, No. 3
  • R. STRAUSS "Verführung," Op. 33, No. 1
  • R. STRAUSS "Winterliebe," Op. 48, No. 5

  • Encore:
  • R. STRAUSS "Freundliche Vision," Op. 48, No. 1
  • DVORÁK Symphony No. 7

  • Encores:
  • DVORÁK Slavonic Dance in E Minor, Op. 72, No. 2
  • JOSEF STRAUSS "Galoppin": Polka- schnell, Op. 237
Dvořák's Symphony No. 7 (Scherzo vivace)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra | Lorin Maazel, Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon

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