Carnegie Hall Presents

Weekends at Carnegie Hall

Fill your weekend with thrilling music. Yefim Bronfman plays Brahms's grand Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Muti. Operas intimate and epic are also featured. Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Handel's spectacular Alcina with The English Concert conducted by Harry Bicket. There's also Les Violons du Roy performing Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Italy's historic Teatro Regio Torino, conducted by Music Director Gianandrea Noseda, whipping up a storm in Rossini's William Tell.

Series Events

Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 2 PM
The English Concert
Handel's Alcina (opera in concert)
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The English Concert
    Harry Bicket, Artistic Director and Conductor
  • Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-Soprano (Alcina)
  • Alice Coote, Mezzo-Soprano (Ruggiero)
  • Anna Christy, Soprano (Morgana)
  • Christine Rice, Mezzo-Soprano (Bradamante)
  • Ben Johnson, Tenor (Oronte)
  • Wojtek Gierlach, Bass (Melisso)
  • Anna Devin, Soprano (Oberto)

Program

  • HANDEL Alcina (concert performance)
"Ombre pallide, lo so, mi udite" from Handel's Alcina
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-Soprano | Il Complesso Barocco | Alan Curtis, Conductor
Archiv Produktion
Sunday, December 7, 2014 | 2 PM
Teatro Regio Torino
Rossini's William Tell (opera in concert)
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Teatro Regio Torino
    Gianandrea Noseda, Music Director and Conductor
  • Luca Salsi, Baritone (Guglielmo Tell)
  • John Osborn, Tenor (Arnoldo)
  • Angela Meade, Soprano (Matilde)
  • Marco Spotti, Bass (Gualtiero)
  • Fabrizio Beggi, Bass (Melchtal)
  • Marina Bucciarelli, Soprano (Jemmy)
  • Anna Maria Chiuri, Mezzo-Soprano (Edwige)
  • Gabriele Sagona, Bass (Gessler)
  • Mikeldi Atxalandabaso, Tenor (Un pescatore)
  • Saverio Fiore, Tenor (Rodolfo)
  • Paolo Maria Orecchia, Bass (Leutoldo)
  • Chorus Teatro Regio Torino
    Claudio Fenoglio, Chorus Master

Program

  • ROSSINI Guglielmo Tell (William Tell) (concert performance)
Rossini's Guillaume Tell: Overture
Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Fritz Reiner, Conductor
BMG Entertainment
Saturday, January 31, 2015 | 8 PM
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
    Riccardo Muti, Music Director and Conductor
  • Yefim Bronfman, Piano

Program

  • BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
  • SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish"
Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83 (II. Allegro appassionato)
Sviatoslav Richter, Piano | Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Erich Leinsdorf, Conductor
MusiKazoo
Sunday, April 12, 2015 | 2 PM
Les Violons du Roy
La Chapelle de Québec
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Les Violons du Roy
  • La Chapelle de Quebec
    Richard Egarr, Conductor
  • Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano (Dido)
  • Henk Neven, Baritone (Aeneas)
  • Hélène Guilmette, Soprano (Belinda)
  • Vicki St. Pierre, Mezzo-Soprano (Sorceress)
  • Stefanie True, Soprano (Second Woman)
  • Lesley Bouza, Soprano (First Witch)
  • Sheila Dietrich, Soprano (Second Witch)
  • Marie Magistry, Soprano (Sailor)
  • Daniel Cabena, Countertenor (Spirit)

Program

    ALL-PURCELL PROGRAM
  • Excerpts from King Arthur and The Fairy Queen
  • Dido and Aeneas
"When I am laid in earth" from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas
Tatiana Troyanos, Mezzo-Soprano | English Chamber Orchestra | Sir Charles Mackerras, Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon