• Monday, Feb 27, 2017

    Carnegie Hall April 2017 Calendar

    DONNY MCCASLIN
    Saturday, April 1 at 9:00 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Saxophonist Donny McCaslin pushes boundaries that separate jazz and electronica with his exciting electro-acoustic quartet, featuring keyboardist Jason Lindner, bassist Jonathan Maron, and drummer Zach Danziger.

     
    ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER / LAMBERT ORKIS
    Sunday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter collaborates with pianist Lambert Orkis,playing Mozart’s Violin Sonata in A Major, K. 526; Sebastian Currier’s Clockwork; Respighi’s Violin Sonata in B Minor; and Saint-Saëns’s Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op. 28.

     
    JÖRG WIDMANN / MITSUKO UCHIDA
    Sunday, April 2 at 3:00 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Clarinetist-composer Jörg Widmann makes his New York recital debut alongside pianist Mitsuko Uchida, performing music of his own, as well as works by Brahms, Berg, Schubert, and Schumann.

     
    MUNICH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
    Monday, April 3 at 8:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Principal Conductor Valery Gergiev leads the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in two nights of concerts. On Monday, April 3 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra performs Ravel’s La valse and Piano Concerto in G Major, with pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard; as well as Beethoven’s majestic Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55, "Eroica." On Wednesday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m., Maestro Gergiev and the orchestra are joined by soprano Genia Kühmeier for Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G Major. Also on the program is Debussy’s Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune and Schubert’s Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, D. 417, "Tragic.”

     
    THREE GENERATIONS:
    ARVO PÄRT, PHILIP GLASS, AND STEVE REICH

    Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Soloists Elizabeth Lim-Dutton (violin), Todd Reynolds (violin), Lois Martin (viola), Jeanne Le Blanc (cello), and Michael Brown (piano) perform works by composers Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich in a concert that is part of Three Generations, a Steve Reich-curated exploration of the changing direction of concert music from the mid-20th century to the present day. The performance features Arvo Pärt’s Für Alina and Fratres; Philip Glass’s String Quartet No. 5; Steve Reich’s Different Trains; and includes a discussion with Nadia Sirota, host of Q2 Music's Meet the Composer podcast, and Steve Reich, holder of the 2016-2017 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall.

     
    SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
    Friday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 8 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony return to Carnegie Hall on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m., with a concert showcasing works by three visionary 20th-century composers who have reinvented classic forms—the ballet and concerto—in unique ways. The program features Cage’s The Seasons; Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra; and Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107, with cellist Gautier Capuçon. The following evening, Maestro Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in an all-Mahler program that includes Adagio from Symphony No. 10 in F-sharp Major and Symphony No. 1 in D Major.

     
    THREE GENERATIONS:
    DAVID LANG, JULIA WOLFE, AND MICHAEL GORDON

    Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall )

    The revolutionary music group Bang on a Can All-Stars—alongside soloists Todd Reynolds (violin), Kelli Kathman (flute), Peter Hess (saxophones), David Friend (keyboard), Michael Gordon (keyboard), Nathan Koci (accordion),and JACK Quartet—perform music by David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and Michael Gordon in a performance that is part of the Steve Reich–curated Three Generations series. The performance includes a discussion with the featured composers and Steve Reich, holder of the 2016-2017 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall.

     
    ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE'S
    Thursday, April 20 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Sir Roger Norrington conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in an all-Mozart program, featuring pianist Benjamin Grosvenor playing the dramatic Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466; as well as Symphony No. 33 in B-flat Major, K. 319 and No. 36 in C Major, K. 425, "Linz.”

     
    THE NEW YORK POPS
    Friday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Music Director Steven Reineke leads The New York Pops and guest artists Will Chase, Christopher Jackson, Jessie Mueller, and Adrienne Warren in You've Got a Friend: A Celebration of Singers and Songwriters, a tribute to the soundtrack of a generation inspired by the music of James Taylor, Carole King, and more.

     
    EMANUEL AX
    Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Pianist Emanuel Ax performs the New York premiere of Samuel Adams’s Impromptus; Schubert’s Four Impromptus, D. 935; as well as Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58; Impromptu in A-Flat Major, Op. 29; and Impromptu in F-sharp Major, Op. 36.

     
    ENSEMBLE CONNECT
    Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Ensemble Connect continues its 10th anniversary season with a performance of Villa-Lobos’s Quinteto em forma de chôros; Revueltas’s Ocho por radio and Homenaje a Federico García Lorca; Ingram Marshall’s Fog Tropes; and Copland’s Appalachian Spring.

     
    THREE GENERATIONS:
    BRYCE DESSNER AND NICO MUHLY

    Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Soloists Pekka Kuusisto (violin), Nadia Sirota (viola), Nicolas Altstaedt (cello), Nico Muhly (piano), and Chris Thompson (percussion) present the final performance of Steve Reich’s curated Three Generations series, an exploration of the changing direction of concert music from the mid-20th century to the present day. Featured on the program are two world premieres by Bryce Dessner and the world premiere of Nico Muhly’s No Uncertain Terms—all commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commission Project.The performance also includes a discussion with the featured composers alongside Steve Reich, holder of the 2016-2017 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall.

     
    NATALIE DESSAY / PHILIPPE CASSARD
    Wednesday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Soprano Natalie Dessay and pianist Philippe Cassard return to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, singing music by Mozart, Schubert, Pfitzner, Chabrier, Chausson, Bizet, Debussy, and Gounod.

     
    LEIF OVE ANDSNES / MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN
    Friday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Pianists Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin team up for a dynamic duo recital offering Mozart’s Larghetto and Allegro for Two Pianos (completed by Paul Badura-Skoda); Debussy’s En blanc et noir; as well as Stravinsky’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Le sacre du printemps for Two Pianos.

     
    THE ENGLISH CONCERT
    Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Artistic Director Harry Bicket conducts The English Concert in the next installment of their Handel project at Carnegie Hall with a concert performance of Ariodante, featuring mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato singing the title role; sopranos Christiane Karg as Ginevra and Joélle Harvey as Dalinda; contralto Sonia Prina as Polinesso; tenor David Portillo as Lurcanio; bass-baritone Matthew Brook as the King of Scotland; and tenor Tyson Miller as Odoardo. A pre-concert talk starts at 1:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with Benjamin Sosland, Assistant Dean for the Kovner Fellowships, Administrative Director of Juilliard Historical Performance.

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