• Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011

    January 2012 Highlights & Updates 


    Conductor Steven Schick leads Ensemble ACJW, featuring musicians of The Academy, in a performance of Thomas Adès’s Chamber Symphony Op. 2 at Juilliard’s Paul Hall on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m. Also on the program: Dutilleux’s Les Citations; J.S. Bach’s “Brandenburg” Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050; and Kurtág’s Wind Quintet, Op. 2.


    Fabio Luisi has graciously agreed to replace Music Director James Levine as conductor for the concert by The MET Orchestra on Sunday, January 15 at 3:00 p.m. The updated program includes Stephen Williamson as soloist for Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major, Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with soloist Anthony McGill, and soprano Renée Fleming singing works by Barber, Herrmann, and Mahler.


    Marilyn Horne brings The Song Continues…—a series of workshops and concerts dedicated to the art of vocal recital—back to Carnegie Hall from January 15–19. Programs, presented by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, include: 

    • Complete programs and participating artists have been added for the two duo recitals in Weill Recital Hall on Monday, January 16 at 5:30 p.m. with soprano Megan Hart, baritone Elliot Madore, pianist Sun Ha Yoon, and pianist Natalia Katyukova; and on Wednesday, January 18 at 5:30 p.m. with soprano Mireille Asselin, baritone José Rubio, and pianist Bryan Wagorn. (Click the links above for complete details.)

    • Three public master classes: Monday, January 16, at 7:30 p.m., led by Marilyn Horne; Tuesday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m., led by Renée Fleming; and Wednesday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m., led by pianist and frequent recital collaborator Graham Johnson.

    • The program has been announced for The Song Continues…2012 annual recital, which concludes the series on Thursday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. This year, the program features soprano Emalie Savoy, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, tenor Dimitri Pittas, and baritone Joshua Hopkins; pianists Nathan Brandwein, Brian Zeger, Justina Lee, and Jerad Mosbey. Ms. Savoy, Ms. Cooke, Mr. Pittas and Mr. Hopkins will perform a new work commissioned by Carnegie Hall entitled Chestnuts by composer William Bolcom,. Special guest artists include mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and pianist Warren Jones. (Click the link above for complete details.) 



    Ensemble ACJW performs a Carnegie Hall Family Concert on Sunday, January 22 at 1:00 p.m. presented by the Weill Music Institute. A pre-concert activity will take place one hour before the performance and is free to all ticket holders. 


    Carnegie Hall presents a Making Music program on Friday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m., focusing on the music of composer David Lang. The program features the New York premiere of his new work death speaks (co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) performed by guitarist/vocalist Shara Worden, guitarist Bryce Dessner, violinist/vocalist Owen Pallett, and keyboardist Nico Muhly as well as the composer’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning work the little match girl passion performed by Theatre of Voices led by its Artistic Director Paul Hillier. The program will feature conversation with the composer moderated by Carnegie Hall’s Director of Artistic Planning Jeremy Geffen. 


    As part of the WFUV Live at Zankel series, Carnegie Hall presents the Academy- and Grammy-Award nominated singer/songwriter Aimee Mann, performing her trademark poetic lyrics paired with infectious melodies, on Saturday, January 28 at 10:00 p.m. 


    American Composers Orchestra—back in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage for this special event—is led by Conductor Laureate Dennis Russell Davies in a celebration of composer Philip Glass’s 75th birthday on Tuesday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m. The evening includes the US premiere of Glass’s Symphony No. 9 (co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) as well as the New York premiere of Arvo Pärt’s Lamentate with pianist Maki Namekawa. 

    SA/PS :
    Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage   ZH : Zankel Hall   WRH : Weill Recital Hall
    PH : Paul Hall

    For complete concert information, please click here.

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