Various New York City Venues
This April, Carnegie Hall’s JapanNYC—an
ambitious two-part citywide festival led by Artistic Director Seiji Ozawa—concludes
with programs inviting audiences to explore the incredible diversity of
Japanese arts and culture with performances and events at Carnegie Hall and
New York City partner venues. April events include:
events in April:
Check carnegiehall.org/japannyc for a
complete schedule of festival events at Carnegie Hall and partner
organizations around New York City.
On Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m., soprano Dorothea Röschmann
and countertenor David
Daniels perform a concert of arias and duets from Handel
operas including Rodelinda
and Giulio Cesare
with Juilliard415, The Juilliard
School’s young period-instrument ensemble, along with co-director and
Vinikour and co-director and leader Monica Huggett.
Pianist Maurizio Pollini performs a solo
recital on Monday, April 4 at 8:00 p.m. with an all-Beethoven program of the
last three Sonatas: No. 30 in E Major, No. 31 in A-flat Major, and No. 32 in
On Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m., Iván Fischer leads
the Orchestra of St.
Luke’s in a concert featuring Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
in D Major with Nikolaj
Znaider; Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major, “Classical;”
and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 in D Minor.
Quartet returns to Carnegie Hall on Friday, April 8 at 7:30
p.m. with a concert featuring Mozart’s String Quartet in C Major,
“Dissonance;” Bartók’s String Quartet No. 3; and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet
in F Minor.
On Friday, April 8 at 10:00 p.m., Carnegie
Hall’s WFUV Live at Zankel
series concludes for the season with singer, songwriter, and guitarist Edie Brickell and
her new band The
Gaddabouts in its first ever live performance. The band
also features drummer Steve
Gadd, bass guitarist Pino
Palladino; and guitarist Andy Fairweather Low.
On Saturday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m., Carnegie
Hall, in partnership with From
the Top, presents the grand-prize winner plus several runners-up
from the Big Break—a
new online contest for talented young musicians—in a Family Concert hosted by
Music Director James Levine and The MET Orchestra
perform on Sunday, April 10 at 3:00 p.m. with a program including
Schoenberg’s Five Pieces for Orchestra, Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E
Minor featuring Evgeny
Kissin, and Brahms’s Symphony No. 2 in D Major.
On Sunday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m., violinist
series continues with a concert by the Tetzlaff
Quartet including Haydn’s String Quartet in G Minor, No. 3;
Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A Minor, “Ist es wahr?”; and Schoenberg’s String
Quartet No. 1 in D Minor.
Singer/songwriter James Taylor kicks
off his four-concert residency as a Carnegie Hall Perspectives artist on Tuesday, April 12 at
7:00 p.m. by hosting a very special gala, James Taylor at Carnegie Hall—celebrating
the 120th anniversary of the opening of Carnegie Hall—with special guests and
program to be announced. His Perspectives
series continues on Wednesday, April 20 at 8:00 p.m. with a concert
spotlighting the variety of influences that have shaped Taylor’s music, from
bluegrass and blues to Celtic music and church hymns with additional guest
artists to be announced.
On Wednesday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m., the St. Petersburg Philharmonic
and Artistic Director Yuri
Temirkanov perform a program including Anatoli Liadov’s Kikimora, Rachmaninoff’s
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor featuring Nikolai Lugansky, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s
The following evening, Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra and Mr.
Temirkanov return with cellist Alisa
Weilerstein featured in Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1
in E-flat Major, as well as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Prelude to Legend of the Invisible City of
Kitezh and Brahms’s Symphony No. 4 in E Minor.
Ensemble ACJW continue its
2010–2011 season on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. with a program including
Bartók’s Contrasts for
Violin, Clarinet, and Piano; Mozart’s Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, and
Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major.
Carnegie Hall’s Making Music series continues on Friday,
April 15 at 7:00 p.m. with a conversation with and music by composer Christopher Rouse.
Music will include the New York premiere of the composer’s String Quartet No.
3 (commissioned by Carnegie Hall) performed by the Calder Quartet as
well as Ku-Ka-Ilimoku,
performed by flutist Tara
Helen O'Connor; clarinetist Todd Palmer; harpist Bridget Kibbey;
pianist Molly Morkoski;
Michael Deitz, John
Skidmore, and Jared
Soldiviero; and conductor Jeffrey Milarsky.Carnegie Hall’s
Director of Artistic Planning Jeremy
Geffen serves as the series moderator.
Riccardo Muti makes his New York
debut as the new music director of the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra with three concerts on consecutive nights
in April. First, on Friday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m. the orchestra and
Maestro Muti are featured in a concert performance of Verdi’s Otello, with soloists
including tenors Aleksandrs
Francisco Gatell, and Michael
Spyres; soprano Krassimira
Stoyanova; baritone Nicola
Alaimo; mezzo-soprano Barbara
Di Castri; and bass Paolo
Battaglia, along with the Chicago Symphony Chorus and the Chicago Children’s Choir.
On Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m., Mr. Muti and the orchestra perform an
all-Berlioz program including Symphonie
fantastique and its seldom heard sequel Lélio featuring actor Gérard Depardieu,
tenor Mario Zeffiri,
Ketelsen, and the Chicago Symphony Chorus. For their
final Carnegie Hall performance on Sunday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. the maestro
and orchestra perform Anna Clyne’s <<REWIND<<<
em>, Varèse’s Arcana, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 in D Minor.
On Saturday, April 16 at 10:00 p.m., Septeto Nacional de Cuba,
pioneers of Cuban son—the
music commonly associated with the Buena Vista Social Club—perform an evening
of classic rumbas, boleros, and mambos.
This April, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music
Institute presents a Professional Training Workshop led by soprano Dawn Upshaw and
the week-long course Ms. Upshaw and Mr. Dennehy work with four composers and
12 singers in preparation for their world premiere performances taking place
on Sunday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Singer and Great American Songbook
Feinstein’s annual Standard
Time with Michael Feinstein series at Carnegie Hall concludes for
the 2010–2011 season on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.
On Monday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m., soprano Genia Kühmeier,
Fink, tenor Michael
Schade, bass-baritone Thomas
Quasthoff, and pianists Malcolm Martineau and Justus Zeyen perform
a vocal concert featuring Schumann’s Spanische
Liebeslieder, and several works by Brahms including the Neue Liebeslieder-Walzer.
Soprano Sophie Karthäuser makes her New York
recital debut on Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. with pianist Eugene Asti
performing songs by Mozart, Schubert, Hugo Wolf, Fauré, Debussy, and Poulenc.
Violist Yuri Bashmet performs in recital with
pianist Evgeny Kissin
on Thursday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m. in a concert featuring Schubert’s Sonata
in A Minor, Brahms’s Sonata in E-flat Major, and Shostakovich’s Sonata for
viola and piano.
On Friday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.,
Suzuki (Artistic Director of the Bach Collegium Japan,
performing in March as part of JapanNYC)
presents a recital that features compositions by Couperin, William Byrd,
Johann Jacob Froberger, Dieterich Buxtehude, and J.S. Bach.
On Saturday, April 30 at 8:00 p.m., a
special Music of Steve
Reich program celebrates the composer’s 75th birthday year
with an all-star lineup of some of today’s leading contemporary music
groups. The program features the New York premieres of Reich’s Mallet
Quartet with So
9/11 (co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) with Kronos Quartet, and 2 x 5 with Bang on a Can All-Stars and Friends.
Also on the program is Reich’s Pulitzer Prize-winning (and Carnegie Hall
commission) Double Sextet performed by eighth
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