Carnegie Hall Presents

The MET Orchestra

The renowned orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera leaves the opera pit only three times a year to showcase its versatility on Carnegie Hall’s stage. And this season, Music Director James Levine is scheduled to return to the helm of the ensemble he has led for more than four decades with performances that feature works by Rossini, Mahler, Carter, and Dvořák.The series also includes celebrated singers from the opera and concert stage: mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and baritone Peter Mattei.

Series Events

Sunday, October 13, 2013 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The MET Orchestra
    James Levine, Music Director and Conductor
  • Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-Soprano

Program

  • VERDI Overture to I vespri Siciliani
  • CARTER Variations for Orchestra
  • ROSSINI Giovanna d'Arco (orch. Salvatore Sciarrino)
  • MOZART "Deh, per questo istante solo" from La clemenza di Tito
  • MOZART "Non più di fiori" from La clemenza di Tito
  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7
Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 (Poco sustenuto, Vivace)
Boston Symphony Orchestra | Leonard Bernstein, Conductor
IDIS
Sunday, December 22, 2013 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The MET Orchestra
    James Levine, Music Director and Conductor
  • Peter Mattei, Baritone

Program

    ALL-MAHLER PROGRAM
  • Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
  • Symphony No. 7
Mahler's Symphony No. 7 (Scherzo: Schattenhaft)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra | James Levine, Conductor
RCA Red Seal
Sunday, May 11, 2014 | 3 PM
The MET Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The MET Orchestra
    James Levine, Music Director and Conductor
  • Lynn Harrell, Cello

Program

    ALL-DVOŘÁK PROGRAM
  • Carnival Overture
  • Symphony No. 7
  • Cello Concerto in B Minor
Dvořák's Cello Concerto in B Minor
London Symphony Orchestra | James Levine, Conductor | Lynn Harrell, Cello
RCA Red Seal

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