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  • 2016–2017 Season Highlights
    La Serenissima: Music and Arts from The Venetian Republic
    The Venetian Republic—also known as La Serenissima, or “the Most Serene Republic”—reached preeminent heights of maritime supremacy, democratic and social progressiveness, fi nancial prosperity, and cultural achievement and innovation, fl ourishing for 1,000 years until its fall to Napoleon in 1797.
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    Perspectives: Sir Simon Rattle
    Sir Simon Rattle concludes his two-year Perspectives at Carnegie Hall with concerts that feature the music of composers with whom he has been closely associated over the course of his illustrious career.
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    Bruckner Symphony Cycle
    For the first time in its history, Carnegie Hall presents a complete cycle of Anton Bruckner’s nine numbered symphonies in a single season, performed by the Staatskapelle Berlin and Music Director Daniel Barenboim.
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    Steve Reich: The 2016–2017 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair
    Steve Reich holds the 2016–2017 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair. A highlight of his residency is an all-Reich 80th birthday celebration, which includes a special concert performance of his and Beryl Korot’s groundbreaking video opera, Three Tales, and the world premiere of Pulse, a work co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and performed by ICE conducted by David Robertson.
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