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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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  • 2015–2016 Season Highlights
    125 Commissions Project
    Carnegie Hall celebrates its 125th anniversary by honoring the present and looking to the future with the launch of an unprecedented commissioning project.
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    Richard and Barbara Debs Creative Chair: Kronos Quartet
    As part of Carnegie Hall’s 125th Commissions Project, the Kronos Quartet and Kronos Performing Arts Association embark on Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.
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    Perspectives: Evgeny Kissin
    Evgeny Kissin’s Perspectives presents the virtuosity and penetrating intellect of one of the world’s greatest pianists. A brilliant solo artist whose concerts sell out months in advance, Kissin gives a recital in early November and—for the first time in his career—repeats the program at Carnegie Hall later in the week.
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    Perspectives: Sir Simon Rattle
    Sir Simon Rattle’s Perspectives series spans two seasons, beginning with him and the legendary Berliner Philharmoniker in an unprecedented five performances at Carnegie Hall that encompass Beethoven’s nine symphonies.
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    Perspectives: Rosanne Cash
    Rosanne Cash is one of America’s preeminent performing songwriters. A Grammy-winning singer and composer, she has recorded 15 albums and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2014 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award for the Performing Arts. Cash is a restless artist of singular vision, and her newest album The River & The Thread—a collaboration with her partner, producer, and co-writer John Leventhal—is a breathtaking exploration of the American South: musically, narratively, spiritually, and geographically.
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    The Somewhere Project: A Citywide Exploration of West Side Story
    In celebration of Carnegie Hall’s 125th anniversary season, the Weill Music Institute (WMI) launches The Somewhere Project, a citywide exploration of West Side Story. This unique creative learning project will engage people through events in all five boroughs of New York City, anchored by a large-scale production of West Side Story.
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