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Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Opening Night Gala

Discovery Day: El Sistema

The New York Pops

New York String Orchestra

New York String Orchestra

Discovery Day: The Rite of Spring

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Opening Night Gala

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | 7 PM

Performers

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Music Director and Conductor
Rosa Feola, Soprano
Antonio Giovannini, Countertenor
Audun Iversen, Baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, Chorus Director
Chicago Children's Choir
Josephine Lee, Artistic Director

Program

CARL ORFF Carmina Burana
An opening night with Orff’s Carmina Burana is auspicious; performed by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, it’s breathtaking. Kick off Carnegie Hall’s 2012–2013 season with this outstanding group and its illustrious music director as they dive into Carmina Burana’s exciting rhythms and powerful melodies.

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Orff's Carmina Burana, Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi, Fortune plango vulnera


Chicago Symphony Orchestra | James Levine, Conductor | Chicago Symphony Chorus | Glen Ellyn Children's Choir
Deutsche Grammophon

Discovery Day: El Sistema

Zankel Hall
Saturday, December 8, 2012 | 1 PM

Performers

Dr. Leon Botstein, Keynote Speaker
Dr. José Antonio Abreu, Panelist
Gustavo Dudamel, Panelist
Jeremy Geffen, Moderator

Program

1:00-1:50 Keynote Lecture
Dr. Leon Botstein

2:00-3:30 Documentary, Dudamel: Let the Children Play

3:45-4:30 Panel Discussion
Dr. José Antonio Abreu
Gustavo Dudamel,
Jeremy Geffen, Moderator
Explore Venezuela’s spectacularly successful El Sistema educational program and its influence on educational thinking in the United States. The afternoon features a keynote lecture by Dr. Leon Botstein, a panel discussion with Dr. José Antonio Abreu, and a screening of the documentary Dudamel: Let the Children Play.

Explore el éxito espectacular del programa educativo venezolano llamado El Sistema y su influencia en el pensamiento educativo en Estados Unidos. El evento esta tarde contará como orador principal a el Dr. Leon Botstein, y como panelista a el Dr. José Antonio Abreu, y una proyección del documental titulado Dudamel: Dejen que los niños toquen.

Explore o sucesso espetacular do programa educacional El Sistema da Venezuela e sua influência no pensamento educacional nos Estados Unidos. Esta tarde apresentará uma palestra de abertura pelo Dr. Leon Botstein, um painel de discussão com o Dr. José Antonio Abreu e uma exibição do documentário Dudamel: Deixem as crianças brincarem.

The New York Pops

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Saturday, December 15, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

The New York Pops
Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
Pink Martini
Influenced by Latin music, jazz, cabaret, cinema scores, and more, Pink Martini creates a fabulously eclectic, modern sound. This special multi-denominational holiday concert features songs from the band’s best-selling album, Joy to the World.

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Schedryk


Pink Martini
Heinz Records

New York String Orchestra

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Monday, December 24, 2012 | 7 PM

Performers

New York String Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, Conductor
Jonathan Biss, Piano

Program

MOZART Overture to La clemenza di Tito
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major
HAYDN Symphony No. 104, "London"
This group of young musicians has been lighting up the holidays with its annual Christmas Eve concert for more than 40 years. This season, Jaime Laredo and the New York String Orchestra return with pianist Jonathan Biss, who performs Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto. Also on the program: a Mozart overture and Haydn’s “London” Symphony.

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Haydn's Symphony in D, H.I No.104, "London", 4. Finale (Spiritoso)


Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis, Conductor
Philips

New York String Orchestra

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Friday, December 28, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

New York String Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, Conductor
Cicely Parnas, Cello
Anthony McGill, Clarinet

Program

MENDELSSOHN Overture to The Hebrides
SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33
MOZART Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
DVORÁK Slavonic Dance in C Major, Op. 46, No. 1
DVORÁK Slavonic Dance in A-flat Major, Op. 46, No. 3
DVORÁK Slavonic Dance in E Minor, Op. 72, No. 2
DVORÁK Slavonic Dance in C Major, Op. 72, No. 7
It’s a great way to say goodbye to 2012. Join Jaime Laredo and the next generation of great young performers—participants in the annual seminar of the New York String Orchestra—as they perform showpieces by Saint-Saëns and Mozart, and favorites by Mendelssohn and Dvořák.

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Mendelssohn's The Hebrides, overture for orchestra in B minor, "Fingal's Cave", Op. 26


Scottish Chamber Orchestra | Jaime Laredo, Conductor
Nimbus

Discovery Day: The Rite of Spring

Weill Recital Hall
Saturday, February 23, 2013 | 1 PM

Performers

Richard Taruskin, Keynote Lecturer
Lynn Garafola
Osvaldo Golijov
David Lang
Jeremy Geffen, Moderator
One hundred years ago in Paris, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring—widely acknowledged as the most influential work of the 20th century—exploded onto the world stage. Explore the revolutionary aspects of the piece and trace its pervasive influence on 20th-century culture in this day of panel discussions and film screenings.

This event is part of Salon Encores.

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The Rite of Spring, The Sacrifice - Summoning of the Elders


MET Orchestra | James Levine, Music Director and Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon