Carnegie Hall Presents

Distinctive Debuts

Get to know the classical music world’s stars of tomorrow at these intimate recitals in Weill Recital Hall. Making their Carnegie Hall recital debuts, these emerging artists represent the future of their respective disciplines with daring performances that showcase their youthful exuberance and remarkable technique. Join us after each of the concerts on this series for Salon Encores, a salon-style reception where you can enjoy libations and merriment with fellow audience members and the evening’s artists.

Series Events

Thursday, November 14, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Benjamin Beilman
Yekwon Sunwoo
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Benjamin Beilman, Violin
  • Yekwon Sunwoo, Piano

Program

  • STRAVINSKY Divertimento
  • DAVID LUDWIG Swan Song (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Valse-scherzo in C Major, Op. 34
  • SCHUMANN Intermezzo from "FAE" Sonata
  • BRAHMS Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108

  • Encores:
  • BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 7 in A Major
  • KREISLER Liebesleid
Prokofiev's Violin Sonata in D Major, Op.94 (Allegro con brio)
Benjamin Beilman, Violin | Yekwon Sunwoo, Piano
Analekta
Friday, January 17, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Avi Avital
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Avi Avital, Mandolin
  • Sivan Magen, Harp
  • Enso String Quartet
    ·· Maureen Nelson, Violin
    ·· John Marcus, Violin
    ·· Melissa Reardon, Viola
    ·· Richard Belcher, Cello

Program

  • AVI AVITAL Kedma
  • BLOCH "Nigun" from Baal shem
  • BACH Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004
  • YASUO KUWAHARA Improvised Poem
  • FALLA Siete canciones populares españolas (arr. Avital)
  • DAVID BRUCE Cymbeline for Mandolin and String Quartet (NY Premiere)

  • Encores:
  • TRAD. (Blugarian) "Bucimiš"
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Stefan Jackiw
Anna Polonsky
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Stefan Jackiw, Violin
  • Anna Polonsky, Piano

Program

  • STRAVINSKY Suite italienne
  • BRAHMS Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78
  • DAVID FULMER They Turn Their Channeled Faces to the Sky (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • R. STRAUSS Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 18
Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78 (Vivace ma non troppo)
Stefan Jackiw, Violin | Anna Polonsky, Piano
Sony Music
Monday, April 7, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Khatia Buniatishvili
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano

Program

  • LISZT Sonata in B Minor
  • RAVEL La valse
  • CHOPIN Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor
  • STRAVINSKY Three Movements from Pétrouchka

  • Encores:
  • HANDEL Minuet in G Minor, HWV 434, (arr. Kempff)
  • PROKOFIEV Precipitato from Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83
LISZT Sonata in B minor, III. Allegro energico
Khatia Buniatishvili
Sony