Carnegie Hall Presents


Enjoy a captivating playlist of music where each program is performed in signature style by some of today's leading artists. This eclectic series includes a program that combines the works of inventive singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane with songs from Schumann to Sufjan Stevens, an all-star tribute to legendary Mexican songstress Chavela Vargas, and a duo recital by classical guitaristJohn Williams and jazz-fusion guitarist John Etheridge.

Series Events

Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 7:30 PM
Gabriel Kahane: Don't Even Listen
Zankel Hall


  • Gabriel Kahane, Piano, Reed Organ, Guitar, and Vocals
  • Shara Worden, Reed Organ, Guitar, and Vocals
  • Brooklyn Rider
    ·· Johnny Gandelsman, Violin
    ·· Colin Jacobsen, Violin
    ·· Nicholas Cords, Viola
    ·· Eric Jacobsen, Cello


  • GABRIEL KAHANE Come On All You Ghosts
  • YOTAM HABER "Once The Ocean Takes You"
  • RYAN ADAMS "Sylvia Plath"
  • TRAD. "O Waly, Waly" (arr. Benjamin Britten)
  • CHRIS THILE "The Only Interesting Thing..."
  • SCHUMANN "Ich grolle nicht," Op. 48, No. 7 from Dichterliebe
  • CEE LO GREEN "F**k You"
  • ANDREW NORMAN "Don't Even Listen"
  • IVES "Tom Sails Away"
  • KERN "The Folks Who Live on the Hill" from High, Wide, and Handsome
  • GABRIEL KAHANE The Fiction Issue (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • GABRIEL KAHANE Songs from Where are the Arms
    ·· "
    Winter Song"
    ·· "Charming Disease"
    ·· "Merritt Pkwy"
    ·· "Where are the Arms"
    ·· "Last Dance"

  • Encore:
  • GABRIEL KAHANE "Goodnight to the Boardinghouse" from February House
Merritt Parkway
Gabriel Kahane
Sound Records
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 | 8 PM
Ely Guerra
Eugenia León
Tania Libertad
A Tribute to Chavela Vargas
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


  • Ely Guerra, Vocalist
  • Eugenia León, Vocalist
  • Tania Libertad, Vocalist
Monday, March 18, 2013 | 7:30 PM
John Williams
John Etheridge
Zankel Hall


  • John Williams, Guitar
  • John Etheridge, Guitar


  • TRAD. "Toy" (arr. Cabo Verde)
  • EL HADJ N'DIAYE Ragajuma
  • JOHN ETHERIDGE "Strange Comforts"
  • JOHN ETHERIDGE "Places Between"
  • JOHN WILLIAMS "Malinke Guitars"
  • PAUL HART Ludwig's Horse
  • MINGUS Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
  • JOHN ETHERIDGE "Six Lines"
  • BACH Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro in E-flat Major, BWV 998
  • STEPHEN GOSS Marylebone Elegy
  • JOHN WILLIAMS Extra Time

  • Encore:
  • VASCO MARTINS "Situações Triangulares" ("Triangular Situations")
Strange Comforts
John Williams, Guitar | John Etheridge, Guitar
Sony Classical

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