Carnegie Hall Presents

The MET Orchestra

The renowned orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera boldly leaves the opera pit behind to showcase its versatility on the concert stage. Newly appointed Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the ensemble in works by Beethoven and Stravinsky in a series that also includes lauded soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek, legendary pianists Yefim Bronfman and Evgeny Kissin, and noted guest conductor Semyon Bychkov.

Series Events

Sunday, October 14, 2012 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The MET Orchestra
    Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
  • Michelle DeYoung, Mezzo-Soprano

Program

  • WAGNER Overture to Tannhäuser
  • WAGNER Wesendonck Lieder (orch. Mottl/Wagner)
  • R. STRAUSS Eine Alpensinfonie
Strauss's Eine Alpensinfonie (Sonnenaufgang) 
Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra | Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Profil
Sunday, December 2, 2012 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The MET Orchestra
    Fabio Luisi, Principal Conductor
  • David Chan, Violin
  • Yefim Bronfman, Piano

Program

  • SOFIA GUBAIDULINA In tempus praesens
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor"
  • STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1945 version)
Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor" (Rondo allegro)
Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra | David Zinman, Conductor | Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Arte Nova Classics
Sunday, May 19, 2013 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The MET Orchestra
    James Levine, Music Director and Conductor
  • Evgeny Kissin, Piano

Program

  • WAGNER Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major
  • SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9, "Great"

  • Encore:
  • BEETHOVEN Rondo a capriccio in G Major, Op. 129
Beethoven's  Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major (Rondo: Vivace)
London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis, Conductor | Evgeny Kissin, Piano
EMI Classics

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