Carnegie Hall Presents

Off the Beaten Track

Eclectic and always entertaining, this series returns with an enduring and beloved a cappella vocal group from Britain, traditional and contemporary music from Northeastern Brazil, the inventive Ensemble ACJW from here in New York City, and one of Ireland’s most exciting contemporary-music exports.

Series Events

Monday, February 18, 2013 | 7:30 PM
The King's Singers
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • The King's Singers
  • ·· David Hurley, Countertenor
  • ·· Timothy Wayne-Wright, Countertenor
  • ·· Paul Phoenix, Tenor
  • ·· Christopher Bruerton, Baritone
  • ·· Christopher Gabbitas, Baritone
  • ·· Jonathan Howard, Bass

Program

  • MORLEY "Hard by a Crystal Fountain" from The Triumphs of Oriana
  • CROCE "Ove tra l'herbe e i fiori" from Il trionfo di Dori
  • SAINT-SAËNS "Saltarelle," Op. 74
  • GABRIELI "Se cantano gl'augelli" from Il trionfo di Dori
  • JOHNSON "Come, Blessed Bird" from The Triumphs of Oriana
  • POULENC Un soir de neige
  • PALESTRINA "Quando dal terzo cielo" from Il trionfo di Dori
  • WEELKES "As Vesta was, from Latmos Hill Descending" from The Triumphs of Oriana
  • JOBY TALBOT "Leon" from Path of Miracles
  • PETRASSI Nonsense
  • RODGERS "My Funny Valentine"
  • GERSHWIN "I Can't Sit Down" (arr. Shearing) from Porgy and Bess
  • ARLEN "It's a New World"
  • HARRY CONNICK "Recipe for Making Love"

  • Encores:
  • HOLIDAY "God Bless the Child" (arr. Bennett)
  • ALBERT HAMMOND "I'm a Train" (arr. Knight)
  • JOHN DAVID "You Are the New Day" (arr. Knight)
  • BILLY JOEL "And So it Goes" (arr. Chilcott)
Harold Arlen and Ira Gershwin's It's A New World
The King's Singers
Signum
Thursday, November 29, 2012 | 8:30 PM
Carlos Malta and Pife Muderno
Nicolas Krassik and Cordestinos with Friends
Music from Northeastern Brazil
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Pife Muderno
    ·· Carlos Malta, Pifes, Flutes, Soprano Saxophone, and Musical Direction
    ·· Andrea Ernest Dias, Pifes and Flutes
    ·· Marcos Suzano, Pandeiro
    ·· Bernardo Aguiar, Pandeiro
    ·· Durval Pereira, Zabumba and Pandeiro
    ·· Oscar Bolão, Cymbals, Triangle, and Pandeiro
  • Nicolas Krassik and Cordestinos
    ·· Nicolas Krassik, Violin and Rabeca
    ·· Marcos Moletta, Rabeca
    ·· Guto Wirtti, Electric Bass
    ·· Chris Mourão, Percussion
    ·· Carlos César, Percussion
  • with Special Guest Gilberto Gil
Barrigada
Carlos Malta, Flute | Pife Muderno, Percussion
Rob
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | 6 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
    Robert Spano, Conductor
  • Juho Pohjonen, Piano
  • Laura Weiner, Horn
  • Ian Sullivan, Xylorimba
  • Jared Soldiviero, Glockenspiel

Program

  • MESSIAEN Des canyons aux étoiles …
Friday, May 17, 2013 | 6 PM
Crash Ensemble
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Crash Ensemble
    Alan Pierson, Conductor
  • Dawn Upshaw, Soprano
  • Iarla Ó Lionáird, Voice

Program

  • OSVALDO GOLIJOV "Lúa Descolorida"
  • OSVALDO GOLIJOV "How Slow the Wind"
  • DONNACHA DENNEHY Grá agus Bás
  • TRADITIONAL "Aisling Gheal" (arr. Donnacha Dennehy)
  • DONNACHA DENNEHY That the Night Come (NY Premiere)
Donncha Dennehy's Grá agus Bás
Nonesuch

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