ACJW—featuring musicians of The Academy—continues its
2011–2012 season on Thursday, December
1 at 7:30 p.m., performing the New York premiere of a new work by
Ryan Gallagher; Charles Martin Loeffler’s Two Rhapsodies for Oboe,
Viola, and Piano; and Mozart’s String Quintet in G Minor.
On Thursday, December
1 at 7:30 p.m., acclaimed Finnish contemporary music ensemble Avanti!
Chamber Orchestra and conductor Hannu Lintu
perform a program entitled Finnish Tango: A Journey To the Fairy
Tale Land, featuring a variety of tangos and lighthearted works by
Finnish composers, with vocalist Markus Allan.
String Quartet performs Schoenberg’s String Quartet No. 1 in D
Minor and Schubert’s String Quartet in D Minor, “Death and the Maiden”
December 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Fiddle player Amanda Shires and bassist Bryn
Davies were added to the artist line-up for the Justin
Townes EarleWFUV Live at Zankel concert on Friday,
December 2 at 10:00 p.m.
Blue Note recording
artist Ambrose Akinmusire brings his Big Band—including
Marcus Strickland, Justin Brown, Isaac
Smith, and Sean Jones—to Zankel Hall for its
debut performance on Saturday, December
3 at 10:00 p.m.
December 7 at 8:00 p.m., the London Philharmonic Orchestra
and Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski perform
Matthias Pintscher’s towards Osiris, Brahms’s Symphony No. 4 in
E Minor, and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, “Turkish”
featuring Janine Jansen. The following evening, Thursday, December
8 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra and Maestro Jurowski return with
pianist Emanuel Ax for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5
in E-flat Major, “Emperor,” on a program that also includes
Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony.
Please note that the recital by soprano Karita Mattila
and pianist Martin Katz performing songs by Poulenc,
Debussy, Marx, and Aulis Sallinen on Saturday, December
10 at 8:00 p.m. will be broadcast live in the New York City area on
WQXR 105.9 FM and nationally on American Public Media stations as part
of the Carnegie Hall Live series.
Vocalists Violeta Ortega and Alfredo “Godo”
Herrera, along with Rodrigo Duarte on electric
cello, percussionist Samuel Torres, and host Russell
Granet have been added to the Family Concert
performance by Mexican harpist Celso Duarte on Sunday, December
11 at 1:00 p.m. featuring Mexican Son Jarocho music.
Zacharias makes his Carnegie Hall recital debut on Tuesday, December
13 at 8:00 p.m. performing C.P.E. Bach’s Sonata in A Minor and Rondo
in C Minor, Brahms’s Klavierstücke, Beethoven’s Sonata No. 31
in A-flat Major, and Schubert’s Sonata in D Major.
The program has been updated for countertenor Iestyn Davies’s
New York recital debut with pianist Kevin Murphy. History
Repeating features the world premiere of lute songs arranged by
Nico Muhly (co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) on Thursday, December
15 at 7:30 p.m.
On Thursday, December
15 at 8:00 p.m., the Orchestra of St. Luke’s kicks
off its 2011–2012 Carnegie Hall series with conductor Robert
Spano leading performances of Messiaen’s Trois petites
liturgies de la Présence Divine and Bach’s Magnificat
featuring soprano Susanna Phillips, mezzo-soprano Sasha
Cooke, tenor Nicholas Phan, baritone Joshua
Hopkins, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber
Chorus led by Director Norman Mackenzie.
Bach’s "Brandenburg" Concerto No. 3 in G Major completes the program.
Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard has been added to the Ensemble
ACJW concert on Friday, December
16 at 7:30 p.m. Led by conductor Pablo Heras-Casado,
the group’s program will now consist of Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1
in C Major and Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No. 2, with Ms. Leonard
joining for Ravel's Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé, Handel’s
“Sta nell’Ircana” from Alcina, and works from Vivaldi’s Griselda.
On Friday, December
16 at 8:00 p.m. and repeated on Saturday, December
17 at 8:00 p.m., The New York Pops and Music
Director Steven Reineke are joined by guest artists John
Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey for a program
titled John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey Wish You A Swingin’
Christmas featuring seasonal favorites from the era when Frank
Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, and Rosemary Clooney ruled the
airwaves. The concerts also feature Essential Voices USA
led by Music Director Judith Clurman.
The New York
String Orchestra returns for its annual end-of-year concerts
with conductor Jaime Laredo. On Saturday, December
24 at 7:00 p.m., violinist Bella Hristova is
featured on a program including Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins and
Orchestra in D Minor, Dvorák’s Romance in F Minor, Saint-Saëns’s
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 in D
Major, “Haffner.” The orchestra and Maestro Laredo return on Wednesday,
December 28 at 8:00 p.m. to perform Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga’s
Symphony in D Minor, Bartók’s Divertimento for Strings, and Beethoven’s
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major featuring André Watts.
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