Carnegie Hall Presents

Signatures

Experience the signature style of some of today’s leading artists in this eclectic series that includes Britten's Canticles performed by Ian Bostridge, Iestyn Davies, Joshua Hopkins, and Julius Drake in honor of the composer’s centenary; a 40th-anniversary celebration of the Kronos Quartet; a multifaceted exploration of how storytelling in music can inform other art forms with David Lang; and premieres of new works by Wilco drummer and experimental percussionist Glenn Kotche with Victoire.

Series Events

Sunday, October 20, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Ian Bostridge
Iestyn Davies
Joshua Hopkins
Julius Drake
Britten: The Canticles
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Ian Bostridge, Tenor
  • Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
  • Joshua Hopkins, Baritone
  • Julius Drake, Piano
  • Leelanee Sterrett, French Horn
  • Bridget Kibbey, Harp

Program

  • PURCELL "If Music be the Food of Love" (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL "Sweeter than Roses" (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL "Thou wakeful shepherd" (A morning hymn) (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL "Turn then Thine Eyes" (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL "The Queen's Epicedium" (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL "Not all my Torments can your Pity Move" (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL " I Take No Pleasure in the Sun’s Bright Beams" (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL "I'll Sail Upon the Dog Star" (arr. Britten)
  • PURCELL "Full Fathom Five" (arr. Adès)
  • PURCELL "Music for a While" (arr. Tippett)
  • BRITTEN Canticles (complete)
Britten's Canticles, "My Beloved is Mine"
Ian Bostridge, Tenor | Julius Drake, Piano
Virgin Classics
Saturday, February 22, 2014 | 6 PM
Glenn Kotche and Victoire
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Glenn Kotche, Percussion
  • Victoire
  • Mellissa Hughes, Soprano
  • Martha Cluver, Soprano
  • Virginia Warnken, Mezzo-Soprano

Program

  • GLENN KOTCHE Bells and Honey (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • MISSY MAZZOLI Vespers for a New Dark Age (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Ilimaq for Solo Percussion (NY Premiere)
Glenn Kotche's Glenn Kotche vs. Konono No. 1 (Traducteur de transmission)
Glenn Kotche
Crammed Discs
Friday, March 28, 2014 | 8 PM
Kronos Quartet and Friends
40th Anniversary Celebration
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Kronos Quartet
    ·· David Harrington, Violin
    ·· John Sherba, Violin
    ·· Hank Dutt, Viola
    ·· Sunny Yang, Cello
  • Bryce Dessner, Guitar
  • Wu Man, Pipa
  • Jherek Bischoff, Bass Guitar
  • Musicians from Face the Music
  • Brooklyn Youth Chorus
    Dianne Berkun-Menaker, Artistic Director

Program

  • ALEKSANDRA VREBALOV Bubbles
  • BRYCE DESSNER Aheym (Homeward)
  • TRAD. "Tusen Tankar" ("A Thousand Thoughts") (arr. Kronos Quartet, trans. Ljova)
  • WILEY "Last Kind Words" (arr. Jacob Garchik)
  • OMAR SOULEYMAN "La Sidounak Sayyada" ("I'll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You") (arr. Jacob Garchik)
  • TERRY RILEY The Serquent Risadome (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • BRISEÑO "El Sinaloense" ("The Man from Sinaloa") (arr. Osvaldo Golijov)
  • LAURIE ANDERSON "Flow" (arr. Jacob Garchik)
  • PHILIP GLASS Orion: China (arr. Michael Riesman) (NY Premiere)
  • VLADIMIR MARTYNOV "The Beatitudes"
  • JHEREK BISCHOFF A Semiperfect Number
  • CLINT MANSELL "Lux Aeterna" from Requiem for a Dream (arr. David Lang)
  • CLINT MANSELL "Death Is the Road to Awe" from The Fountain (arr. Kronos Quartet)

  • Encore:
  • HENDRIX "Purple Haze" (arr. Kronos Quartet)
Bryce Dessner's Aheym
Kronos Quartet
Anti, Inc.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 | 6 PM
collected stories: memoir
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Paul Lazar, Actor
  • Steven Schick, Percussion
  • Augustin Hadelich, Violin
  • David Lang, Director
  • Eric Southern, Lighting Designer

Program

  • CAGE Indeterminacy
  • CAGE 27'10.554" for a Percussionist
  • CAGE Fontana Mix
  • DAVID LANG mystery sonatas (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
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