CARNEGIE HALL SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2010
HIGHLIGHTS & UPDATES
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Carnegie Hall’s 2010–2011
season with four highly anticipated performances.
ACJW, featuring musicians of The
Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music
Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of
Education—perform the first concert of its 2010–2011 season on Tuesday,
October 12 at 7:30 p.m. with a program that will include the New York
premiere of a new work by Timothy Andres commissioned by Carnegie Hall, as
well as Brahms’s String Sextet in B-flat Major and Schubert’s "Der Hirt
auf dem Felsen."
Philadelphia Orchestra returns to
Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m., led by Chief Conductor Charles
Dutoit, for a program of Dutilleux’s Timbres, espace, mouvement,
selections from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, and Liszt’s Piano
Concerto No. 1 with pianist Jeremy Denk.
Wednesday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., baroque orchestra The English Concert,
led by harpsichordist Harry Bicket, performs works by Handel, Vivaldi,
Monteverdi, and John Dowland, featuring mezzo-soprano Alice Coote,
violinist Rachel Podger, cellist Jonathan Manson, and lutist William
Vocalist Vanessa Falabella has been added to the line-up for Brazilian
percussionist Cyro Baptista’s Vira Loucos concert on Wednesday,
October 13 at 9:00 p.m. Mr. Baptista will also be joined by guitarists Romero
Lubambo and Kevin Breit, hyper-accordionist Michael
Ward-Bergeman, drummer Tim Keiper, and bassist Shanir
Blumenkranz for an evening of music written or inspired by the great
Brazilian composer Heitor Villa Lobos.
Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m., the Arcanto Quartet performs Mozart’s
String Quartet in D Minor, K.421; Ravel’s String Quartet; and Bartók’s String
Quartet No. 5.
American Composers Orchestra kicks off its annual Orchestra
Underground series on Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. with Mystics
& Magic, featuring music inspired by the divine, the spiritual, and
the unseen, conducted by the ensemble’s new Music Director George Manahan.
Soprano Susan Narucki and pianist Ursula Oppens are guest
artists on a program featuring the world premieres of the orchestral version
of John Luther Adams’s The Light Within and of Wang Jie’s From the
Other Sky, as well as the New York premieres of Claude Vivier’s Lonely
Child and Alvin Singleton’s BluesKonzert, and a performance of
Jacob Druckman’s Nor Spell Nor Charm.
Director Steven Reineke and The New York Pops begin their
2010–2011 Carnegie Hall season on Friday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m. with
Finnish vocal ensemble Rajaton in a program of favorites from the
supergroup ABBA, incuding “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” and “Take a Chance on
Saturday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m., the extraordinary trumpeter-composer Hugh
Masekela returns to Carnegie Hall for the first time since 2003 for a
signature program mixing music of his own South African roots with pop and
Director Valery Gergiev launches a Mahler symphony cycle taking place
in New York this season, with fall programs by the Mariinsky Orchestra
at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Gergiev returns to New York spring 2011, completing the
cycle with the London Symphony Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall. The Mahler
symphony cycle begins at Carnegie Hall with:
Hall’s The Shape of Jazz series begins Wednesday, October 20 at 9:00
p.m. with violinist Regina Carter, in a program that merges
contemporary American jazz with traditional African folk melodies. Ms. Carter
is joined by Yacouba Sissoko on kora, accordionist Will Holshouser,
bassist Chris Lightcap, and Alvester Garnett on drums and
Friday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m., The Parker Quartet performs Ligeti’s
String Quartet No. 1, Beethoven’s String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131,
and selections from Dvorák’s Cypresses.
great American folk duo Indigo Girls kick off Carnegie Hall’s
2010–2011 WFUV Live at Zankel series on Saturday, October 23 at 10:00
András Schiff pays tribute to the 200th anniversary of Robert
Schumann’s birth with an all-Schumann program on Tuesday, October 26 at 8:00
p.m., performing some of the composer’s early works for keyboard: Waldszenen,
Davidsbündlertänze, Kinderszenen, and the Symphonic Etudes.
Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m., tenor Mark Padmore is joined by
fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout for a recital of songs by Schumann
Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott perform a recital on Wednesday,
October 27 at 8:00 p.m. with a program of cello sonatas by Schubert and
Shostakovich, Piazzolla’s Le Grand Tango, Cláudio Carneiro’s Bodas
de Prata and Quatro Canto; and Franck’s Violin Sonata in A Major
transcribed for cello.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s begins its annual three-concert Carnegie Hall
series on Thursday, October 28 at 8:00 p.m. with a concert led by violinist
and Perspectives artist Christian Tetzlaff in a program of
Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht,
Sibelius’s Suite for Violin and Strings, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 80 in D
Friday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m., European early music group L’Arpeggiata,
led by its Artistic Director, the French baroque harpist and lutenist Christina
Pluhar, performs a program titled Teatro D’Amore featuring guest
countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and baroque compositions from a wide
variety of composers.
Broadway and 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson and Musical Director
and pianist John Oddo join Michael Feinstein and a 17 piece
swing band on Friday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m. for a concert titled The
Power of Two.
Hall kicks off its Making Music series on Saturday, October 30
at 7:30 p.m., with conversation and music by composer and clarinetist Evan
Ziporyn. The program includes the New York premieres of Hive and Bayu
Sabda Idep, as well as two other Ziporyn works: Tsmindao Ghmerto
and In Bounds. The concert features clarinetists David Krakauer
and Carol McGonnell; bass clarinetists Theodore Schoen and Mr.
Ziporyn; pianist Vicky Chow; new music group Signal, conducted
by Brad Lubman; and Ziporyn’s Balinese Gamelan ensemble Gamelan
Galak Tika. The series is moderated by Carnegie Hall’s Director of
Artistic Programming Jeremy Geffen.
Bass Burak Bilgili replaces previously announced bass Jan Martiník for
Janácek’s Glagolitic Mass on Saturday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. with
the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra led by Robert Spano. The concert
also features soprano Twyla Robinson, mezzo-soprano Monica Groop,
tenor John Mac Master, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
led by director Norman Mackenzie. Ligeti’s Atmosphères and
Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin Suite complete the program. For
complete program listings and details, click the link above.
Sopranos Erin Morley, Susanna Phillips, and Emalie Savoy,
along with mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford perform Satie’s Socrate
with The MET Chamber Ensemble and Artistic Director James Levine
on Sunday, October 31 at 5:00 p.m. Boulez’s sur Incises is also on the
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Stage ZH : Zankel Hall WRH : Weill
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