• Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013

    WQXR and Carnegie Hall Present "CARNEGIE HALL LIVE"

    A Season-Long Series of Live National Radio Broadcasts and Webcasts From New York City's Premier Concert Hall
    Kicks Off with Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala Concert on
    Wednesday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
    Featuring Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra, Violinist Joshua Bell,
    and Vocalist/Double Bassist Esperanza Spalding
    Live Broadcast Schedule

    Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor
    Joshua Bell, Violin
    Esperanza Spalding, Vocals and Double Bass

    PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Slavonic March, Op. 31
    CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
    CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila
    ESPERANZA SPALDING Apple Blossom (arr. Gil Goldstein, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    LEONARDO GENOVESE Chacarera (arr. Gil Goldstein, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    DIMITRI TIOMKIN Wild is the Wind (arr. Gil Goldstein, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)


    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor
    Jeremy Denk, Piano

    LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture No. 3
    STEVEN MACKEY Eating Greens
    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503
    AARON COPLAND Symphonic Ode

    Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
    Zankel Hall
    Jonathan Cohen, Conductor
    Alina Ibragimova, Violin
    Katherine Watson, Soprano
    Nikolay Borchev, Baritone

    JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor, BWV 1041
    JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH Passacaglia "Mein freund ist mein"
    GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Concerto Grosso in D Minor, Op. 6, No. 10

    Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
    Zankel Hall
    Edward Dusinberre, Violin
    Károly Schranz, Violin
    Geraldine Walther, Viola
    András Fejér, Cello

    BELA BARTÓK String Quartet No. 1
    BELA BARTÓK String Quartet No. 3
    BELA BARTÓK String Quartet No. 5

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 8 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Bernard Haitink, Conductor
    Murray Perahia, Piano

    HENRY PURCELL/STEVEN STUCKY Funeral Music for Queen Mary
    ROBERT SCHUMANN Piano Concerto
    JOHANNES BRAHMS Symphony No. 4

    Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
    Emanuel Ax, Piano

    ANDERS HILLBORG New Work for Cello and Piano (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    JOHANNES BRAHMS Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor
    JOHANNES BRAHMS Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major

    Wednesday, February 26 at 8 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor

    JOHANNES MARIA STAUD On Comparative Meteorology
    ANTON BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6

    Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 7 p.m. (recorded on February 2)
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Harry Bicket, Artistic Director
    Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano (Theodora)
    Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-Soprano (Irene)
    David Daniels, Countertenor (Didymus)
    Andrew Kennedy, Tenor (Septimius)
    Neal Davies, Bass-Baritone (Valens)
    The Choir of Trinity Wall Street
    Julian Wachner, Director of Music and the Arts

    GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Theodora (concert performance)

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Robert Spano, Music Director and Conductor
    Evelina Dobracheva, Soprano
    Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor
    Stephen Powell, Baritone
    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
    Norman Mackenzie, Director
    Brooklyn Youth Chorus
    Dianne Berkun-Menaker, Artistic Director


    Date and Time to be Announced
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    Mariss Jansons, Chief Conductor

    Program to be Announced

    Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
    Returning for its third year, CARNEGIE HALL LIVE will once again bring performances by some of the world’s finest artists and ensembles to audiences around the country and the globe with a fresh selection of broadcasts and webcasts live from Carnegie Hall.

    Produced by WQXR, New York City’s classical music station, and Carnegie Hall, and presented in partnership with American Public Media (APM), this rich broadcast and digital series kicks off on Wednesday, October 2 at 7 p.m. with Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night concert by The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, featuring violinist Joshua Bell and vocalist/double bass player Esperanza Spalding.

    The ten-concert series continues on Tuesday, November 13 at 8pm with the world-renowned San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas and featuring guest soloist pianist Jeremy Denk, and runs through May 2014.

    Other series highlights include the Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink and featuring a rare orchestral performance by pianist Murray Perahia on Tuesday, February 11 at 8pm; the Takács Quartet, performing an all-Bartók program on Saturday, January 18 at 7:30pm; and Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax performing works for cello and piano on Sunday, February 23 at 2pm.

    CARNEGIE HALL LIVE broadcasts in New York on WQXR 105.9 FM, and is distributed by APM to classical stations across the country including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Miami and Minneapolis. All concerts are hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon and APM’s Fred Child, and are available for live streaming on www.wqxr.org and www.carnegiehall.org/wqxr. Select concerts will be archived for on-demand streaming post-broadcast.

    During each broadcast, WQXR and Carnegie Hall will host live Twitter chats featuring behind-the-scenes insights by the broadcast team, color commentary by the hosts, and interaction with the broadcast / webcast listeners, connecting national and international fans to the music and to each other.

    Throughout the series, WQXR will produce other web-exclusive content to enhance the listening experience, including short videos of solo performances by select musicians in WQXR’s “Café Concerts”; “Top 5 at 105” videos featuring conductors talking about their favorite pieces and recordings; Carnegie Hall-produced video profiles; and photo galleries from each performance.

    “WQXR is thrilled to be able to continue bringing its listeners live broadcasts of the only live national classical series, Carnegie Hall Live.” said Graham Parker, General Manager, WQXR. “We are delighted that through our partnership with Carnegie Hall we can bring the leading talent from all over the world to both American and global audiences.”

    “We’ve had a terrific response to Carnegie Hall Live since its launch in 2011 and it’s been a wonderful experience for all of us to share extraordinary performances from Carnegie Hall’s stages with music lovers all around the world,” said Clive Gillinson, Carnegie Hall’s Executive and Artistic Director. “We’re grateful for the hard work of our partners, WQXR and American Public Media, and we look forward to kicking off another great season of broadcasts this October.”

    Carnegie Hall Live is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works. Additional support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, and Agnes Varis Trust.
    More Information
    New York Public Radio is New York’s premier public radio franchise, comprising WQXR, WNYC, and The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, as well as www.wqxr.org, www.wnyc.org, and www.thegreenespace.org. Classical 105.9 FM WQXR is New York City’s sole 24-hour classical music station, presenting new and landmark classical recordings as well as live concerts from Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and the city’s top venues, immersing listeners in a rich musical life. As America’s most listened-to AM/FM news and talk public radio station, reaching 1.1 million listeners every week, WNYC extends New York City’s cultural riches to the entire country on-air and online, and it presents the best national offerings from networks National Public Radio, Public Radio International, American Public Media, and the British Broadcasting Company. In addition to its audio content, WQXR and WNYC produce content for live, radio, and web audiences from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, the station’s street-level multipurpose, multiplatform broadcast studio and performance space. For more information about New York Public Radio, visit www.nypublicradio.org.

    Since 1891, New York City’s Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for musical excellence. From Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Mahler, and Bartók to George Gershwin, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Judy Garland, and The Beatles, the best of every form of music has filled Carnegie Hall throughout its history Carnegie Hall continues this tradition today, presenting hundreds of exceptional musical performances each season on its three great stages—the renowned Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, intimate Weill Recital Hall, and the innovative Zankel Hall— with offerings ranging from orchestral concerts, chamber music, and solo recitals to jazz, world, and popular music. In addition to Carnegie Hall’s presentations, the venue is also home to over 500 independently produced events each year. Complementing its performance activities Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and community programs that serve more than 400,000 people in the New York City metropolitan region, across the United States, and around the world annually, playing a central role in Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible. For more information about Carnegie Hall, please visit www.carnegiehall.org.
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