• Monday, Dec 9, 2013

    Carnegie Hall April 2014 Calendar


    Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Carnegie Hall presents Guys and Dolls, a special one-night gala benefit performance with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. The concert stars two time Tony Award-winner Nathan Lane reprising the role of Nathan Detroit alongside Patrick Wilson as Sky Masterson, Sierra Boggess as Sarah Brown, and Megan Mullally as Miss Adelaide. Remaining cast members will be announced. Jack O’Brien directs the concert performance with Rob Fisher serving as musical director conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.

    Friday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Music Director George Manahan (pictured at right) conducts the American Composers Orchestra in Orchestra Underground: Border Vanguards, which includes the world premiere of Marcos Balter’s Favela, the New York premieres of Gabriela Lena Frank’s Manchay Tiempo, and Derek Bermel’s Mar de Setembro featuring vocalist Luciana Souza, as well as Gunther Schuller’s Contours, and Silvestre Revuletas’s Alcancias.

    Friday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Violinist Pamela Frank and violist Nobuko Imai are joined by cellist Clemens Hagen for Bach’s Goldberg Variations, in a special arrangement for string trio by Dmitry Sitkovetsky.

    Friday, April 4 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Music Director Steven Reineke leads The New York Pops and Essential Voices USA in a program entitled Lights, Camera, Action: A Night in Hollywood featuring music by famous Hollywood composers including Bernard Herrmann, James Horner, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Howard Shore, and Hans Zimmer.

    Saturday, April 5 at 9:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Trio da Paz , featuring guitarist Romero Lubambo, bassist Nilson Matt, and drummer Duduka da Fonseca presents The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Stan Getz honoring famed Brazilian composer Antônio Carlos Jobim and American tenor saxophone giant Stan Getz. The trio is joined by tenor saxophonist Harry Allen, vibraphonist Joe Locke, and vocalist Maucha Adnet for this performance.

    Monday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili makes her Carnegie Hall debut playing Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor, Ravel’s La valse, Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35, and Stravinsky’s Three Movements from Pétrouchka.

    Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Zankel Hall)

    Chamber orchestra Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin presents a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach’s Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Basso Continuo in F Minor, C.P.E. Bach’s String Symphony No. 5 in B Minor, Wq. 182, and Concerto for Oboe, Strings, and Basso Continuo in E-Flat Major, Wq. 165, and Johann Christian Bach’s Symphony in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6.

    Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Soprano Lucy Crowe (pictured at right) makes her New York recital debut with pianist Anna Tilbrook performing works by Schubert, Sibelius, Berg, Michael Head, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Thomas Dunhill, Frank Bridge, William Walton, and additional traditional songs.

    Wednesday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Pianist Mitsuko Uchida returns to Carnegie Hall playing Schubert’s Piano Sonata in G Major, D. 894, and Beethoven’s Thirty-three Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120.

    Thursday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Countertenor Iestyn Davies (pictured at right) collaborates with lutenist Thomas Dunford performing works by Robert Johnson, John Danyel, and John Dowland, and the New York premiere of “Old Bones” by Nico Muhly.


    Thursday, April 10 at 1:00 p.m.
    Thursday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m.
    (Trinity Wall Street)
    Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    Ensemble ACJW, plays two free lunchtime concerts in April at Trinity Wall Street. On Thursday, April 10 at 1:00 p.m., they perform a new work byGeorg Friedrich Haas, and Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20. On Thursday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m., Ensemble ACJW plays Raymond Mase Monteverdi and Raymond Mase’s Four Madrigals, Andy Akiho’s new work commissioned by Carnegie Hall, and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77. On Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall, they play George Crumb’s Music for a Summer Evening from Makrokosmos, Volume III, and Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, "Trout."

    Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Lorin Maazel (pictured at right) conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in a two night-series of concerts of works by Richard Strauss. On Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra performs Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30, and Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28 and is joined by pianist Emanuel Ax for Burleske. The following evening, Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m., soprano Karita Mattila sings his Four Last Songs. Also on the program is Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40, and the Der Rosenkavalier Suite. (Note that previously announced soloist soprano Christine Brewer will no longer be featured).

    Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Weill Recital Hall)

    The Heath Quartet presents a performance of quintessential chamber works including Beethoven’s String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6, Bartók’s String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17, and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13, "Ist es wahr?"

    collected stories
    April 22-29, 2013
    (Zankel Hall)

    Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair David Lang explores the world of musical storytelling in collected stories, a six-concert series in Zankel Hall. Concerts include:  

    • collected stories: hero which examines the use of music to prop up a heroic character or underscore an anti-hero with storyteller and medieval harpist Benjamin Bagby presenting his Scenes from Beowulf, and the Harry Partch Institute Ensemble performing Harry Partch’s The Wayward on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:00 p.m.
    • collected stories: spirit on Wednesday, April 23 at 6:00 p.m. featuring throat singing group Huun-Huur-Tu performing traditional Tuvan throat singing, juxtaposed against Arvo Pärt’s Passio, a contemporary setting of the gospel according to St. John, conducted by Julian Wachner with tenor Nicholas Phan, baritone Dashon Burton, organist Paul Jacobs, oboist ToniMarie Marchioni, bassoonist Shelley Monroe Huang, violinist Emily Popham Gillins, cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, and vocal ensemble TENET.
    • collected stories: love / loss on Thursday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m., examining the duality of love and lost love with The Uncluded. The second half of the program features Ensemble Signal conducted by Brad Lubman, performing Julia Wolfe’s Cruel Sister; vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird featured in the traditional work The Two Sisters; and banjoist and vocalist Sam Amidon, violist Nadia Sirota, and Nico Muhly on electronics performing Muhly’s The Only Tune.
    • collected stories: travel featuring pianist Louis Lortie playing Liszt’s complete Années de pèlerinage on Saturday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m.
    • collected stories: (post folk) on Sunday, April 27 at 6:00 p.m. with artistic director Alan Pierson conducting Alarm Will Sound, examining how composers utilize musical language to underscore factual and fictional history. The program includes Donnacha Dennehy’s Grá agus Bás featuring vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird, the world premiere of Kate Moore’s The Art of Levitation, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Richard Ayres’s No. 42 In the Alps with soprano Kiera Duffy, and the world premiere of composer and guitarist Kaki King’s new work, also commissioned by Carnegie Hall, featuring King as soloist.
    • collected stories: memoir directed by David Lang concludes the collected stories series on Tuesday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. featuring the world premiere of David Lang’s mystery sonatas, commissioned by Carnegie Hall with violinist Augustin Hadelich. Also on the program are John Cage’s Indeterminacy and 27'10.554" for a Percussionist with actor Paul Lazar and percussionist Steven Schick.

    Thursday, April 24 at 9:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Internationally-acclaimed singer-songwriter Julio Iglesias performs at Carnegie Hall for the first time in 25 years as part of the 2014 Medal of Excellence Gala, honoring legendary fashion icon and philanthropist Oscar de la Renta. The concert is open to both gala patrons and members of the public.

    Saturday, April 26 at 3:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    Celebrated pop artist Natalie Merchant presents a Carnegie Hall Family Concert joined by guitarist Gabriel Gordon, pianist and accordionist Uri Sharlin, and chamber ensemble Decoda, performing works from her recent book-and-music project Leave Your Sleep, which features nursery rhymes and lullabies by 19th- and 20th-century poets set to Merchant’s melodies, with projected illustrations by Barbara McClintock.

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

    Five-time Grammy Award-nominated singer, pianist, and renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein continues his annual Carnegie Hall series, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein. Guest artists and program are to be announced.

    Wednesday, April 30 at 8:00 p.m.
    (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall led by Robert Spano (pictured at right) for Britten’s War Requiem, Op. 66 featuring soprano Evelina Dobracheva, tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, baritone Stephen Powell, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, part of Carnegie Hall’s season-long celebration of the late British composer’s centenary.

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