• Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013

    November 2013 Calendar

    Attention Long Lead Editors and Writers:

    Friday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Tony-Award nominee Montego Glover and Grammy Award-nominated clarinetist Dave Bennett join The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke in an all-swing program, Sing Sing Swing. The program pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman’s legendary live recording and debut at Carnegie Hall, which marked the first time an audience attended a swing music program in a concert hall, rather than a dance floor.

    Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m.

    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Music Director Osmo Vänskä leads the Minnesota Orchestra in the first complete Sibelius symphony cycle in Carnegie Hall’s history, over four concerts in November and April. On November 2 at 7:30 p.m., the orchestra plays Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39, in addition to the Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 with soloist Hilary Hahn and En Saga, Op. 9. The following afternoon, November 3 at 2:00 p.m., mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter joins the orchestra for selected Sibelius songs on a program that also includes Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43 and Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49. The Sibelius cycle continues with concerts on Saturday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 at 2:00 p.m.

    Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Known for his honest lyrics, sweet melodies, and pure vocals, folk-rock singer / songwriter Brett Dennen performs songs from his most recent album Loverboy and his other acclaimed albums in this concert presented in partnership with WFUV.

    Tuesday, November 5 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Pianist András Schiff completes his two-season, cross-venue Bach project, playing Bach’s Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, paired with Beethoven’s Thirty-three Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120.

    Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone gives a special one-night-only performance of Far Away Places, a travelogue of styles and stories including songs by Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, and Edith Piaf.

    Thursday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Gold Medalist at the 2011 XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition, cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan collaborates with pianist Noreen Polera for a program of works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and Mikhail Bronner.

    Friday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Part of Carnegie Hall’s season-long celebration of Benjamin Britten’s centenary, the Great Britain-based Endellion String Quartet performs the composer’s Three Divertimenti and String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25. Also on the program is Schubert’s String Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden."

    Friday, November 8 at 8:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Parissa, one of the foremost female vocalists from Iran, and acknowledged for her command of the classical and Sufi genres of Persian music, is joined by the Dastan Ensemble to present both centuries-old Persian music as well as fresh approaches to rarely heard songs of the past century.

    Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Finnish pianist Olli Mustonen gives a solo recital featuring Bach’s Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829; Shostakovich’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 61; and Rachmaninoff’s Thirteen Preludes, Op. 32.

    Tuesday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Following his October 2 performance as part of Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night Gala, acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell returns to Carnegie Hall with pianist Sam Haywood for a recital of works to be announced.

    Tuesday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Paul Hall, The Juilliard School)

    Ensemble ACJW performs a free concert that includes Elliott Carter’s Wind Quintet and works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Donatoni, and Kurtág.

    Wednesday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m.
    Thursday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony in two concerts. On Wednesday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra performs Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, Steven Mackey’s Eating Greens, Aaron Copland’s Symphonic Ode, and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503, featuring soloist Jeremy Denk. The following evening, Thursday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra plays Mahler’s Symphony No. 9. (Please note that Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 replaces the previously announced performance of the composer’s Symphony No. 3.)

    Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Yekwon Sunwoo collaborate in recital, performing the world premiere of a new work by David Ludwig commissioned by Carnegie Hall, plus works by J.S. Bach, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and Brahms.

    Sunday, November 17 at 1:00 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    The Brooklyn Youth Chorus continues Carnegie Hall’s celebration of Benjamin Britten’s centenary, with a Family Concert entitled Britten’s Young Voices. Concerts are recommended for ages 5-10 and feature a pre-concert activity beginning at 12:00 p.m.

    Monday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Period instrument ensemble Arcangelo, led by conductor Jonathan Cohen, plays J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Violin Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor, BWV 1041, featuring violinist Alina Ibragimova, J.C. Bach's Passacaglia "Mein freund ist mein," and two works by Handel: Apollo e Dafne featuring soprano Katherine Watson and baritone Nikolay Borchev, and the Concerto Grosso in D Minor, Op. 6, No. 10.

    Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    The Pacifica Quartet performs Leo Ornstein’s Piano Quintet featuring pianist Marc-André Hamelin, and Beethoven’s String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130, with Große Fuge, Op. 133.

    Wednesday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    David Lang
    , holder of Carnegie Hall’s Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair, leads a workshop for young composers and ensembles with Claire Chase and members of the International Contemporary Ensemble, focusing on new works commissioned by Carnegie Hall to be premiered in Zankel Hall at this concert.

    Thursday, November 21 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Iván Fischer conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke's in Leo Weiner’s Serenade, Op. 3; Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54 featuring Jonathan Biss; Bartók’s Hungarian Sketches; and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, "Jupiter."

    Friday, November 22 at 7:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    On Benjamin Britten’s birthday, Music Director David Robertson leads the St. Louis Symphony and Chorus in the composer’s acclaimed opera Peter Grimes, continuing Carnegie Hall’s season-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of Britten’s birth. The concert performance features tenor Anthony Dean Griffey as Grimes and soprano Susanna Phillips as Ellen Orford, in addition to bass-baritone Alan Held as Captain Balstrode, mezzo-soprano Ann Murray as Auntie, baritone Patrick Carfizzi as Swallow, mezzo-soprano Nancy Maultsby as Mrs. Sedley, bass David Pittsinger as Hobson, tenor Thomas Cooley as Robert Boles, baritone Liam Bonner as Ned Keene, and tenor Keith Boyer as Horace Adams.

    Saturday, November 23 at 9:00 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Contemporary percussion ensemble So Percussion collaborates with composer David Lang, guitarist/composer Bryce Dessner, and electronic duo Matmos, in a fall highlight of Lang’s residency as Carnegie Hall’s Debs Composer’s Chair. The program will feature the world premiere of a collaborative work, Triple Music, by all of the artists, in addition to performances of Lang’s the so-called laws of nature, the world premiere of a new work by Dessner, and remixes of Lang’s and Dessner’s music by Matmos.

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