Carnegie Hall Presents

Great Artists II

Charismatic artists, each at the peak of their interpretive powers, give electrifying performances of chamber music and song classics. Yefim Bronfman partners with the legendary Emerson String Quartet in Schumann's Piano Quintet in E-flat Major on a program that includes the quartet performing works by Beethoven, Purcell, and Britten. Anne-Sophie Mutter's eclectic program features Grieg and Franck, a Kreisler showpiece, and music by André Previn and Sebastian Currier. Gidon Kremer and Daniil Trifonov come together for a concert that spans Mozart to Philip Glass. The series concludes with one of the great vocalists of any generation, Jessye Norman, mesmerizing audiences with musical theater favorites and American standards by Arlen, Bernstein, Gershwin, and others.

Series Events

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 8 PM
Emerson String Quartet
Yefim Bronfman
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Emerson String Quartet
    ·· Eugene Drucker, Violin
    ·· Philip Setzer, Violin
    ·· Lawrence Dutton, Viola
    ·· Paul Watkins, Cello
  • Yefim Bronfman, Piano

Program

  • BEETHOVEN String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"
  • PURCELL Chaconne in G Minor (arr. Britten)
  • BRITTEN String Quartet No. 2 in C Major
  • SCHUMANN Piano Quintet in E-flat Major

  • Encore:
  • BRAHMS JOHANNES BRAHMS Andante, un poco adagio, from Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
Schumann's Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Op. 44 (Allegro brillante)
Emerson String Quartet | Menahem Pressler, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 8 PM
Anne-Sophie Mutter
The Annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin
  • Lambert Orkis, Piano
  • Roman Patkoló, Double Bass

Program

  • SEBASTIAN CURRIER Ringtone Variations (US Premiere)
  • ANDRÉ PREVIN Tango Song and Dance
  • FRANCK Violin Sonata in A Major
  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47, "Kreutzer"
Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47, "Kreutzer"
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin | Lambert Orkis, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon
Friday, January 23, 2015 | 8 PM
Gidon Kremer
Daniil Trifonov
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Gidon Kremer, Violin
  • Daniil Trifonov, Piano

Program

  • MOZART Fantasy in D Minor, K. 397
  • WEINBERG Violin Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
  • MOZART Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, K. 481
  • WEINBERG Solo Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 126
  • SCHUBERT Fantasy in C Major, D. 934
Scubert's Fantasy in C Major, D. 934 (Andante molto)
Gidon Kremer, Violin | Valery Afanassiev, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon
Saturday, February 14, 2015 | 8 PM
Jessye Norman
Mark Markham
American Masters: Hooray for Love!
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Jessye Norman, Soprano
  • Mark Markham, Piano
Duke Ellington's 'Heaven'
Jessye Norman, Soprano | Mark Markham, Piano
Sony