Carnegie Hall Live - 2018 Series

Series produced by WQXR

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Carnegie Hall Live is a 13-part series featuring performances with some of the world's leading artists and ensembles from throughout the 17-18 concert season. Available at no charge to stations, each episode is post-produced to a 2-hour format.

Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the seventh season of Carnegie Hall Live offers concerts in a wide range of styles, from early music to recitals to orchestral performances. The season launches with the Opening Night Gala concert by The Philadelphia Orchestra led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and joined by soloists Lang Lang and Chick Corea. Other highlights in the series include the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with pianist Martha Argerich; the Vienna Philharmonic led by Gustavo Dudamel; the Israel Philharmonic conducted by Zubin Mehta; a duo recital with Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk; performances by the Bayerisches Staatsorchester and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; a solo recital with pianist Sir András Schiff; and a beautiful program of chamber music by the renowned Takács Quartet. See the broadcast schedule for the complete list of concerts and performance details.

Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon and WNYC's John Schaefer. Special guest co-host Clive Gillinson (Carnegie Hall’s Executive and Artistic Director), joins for the final program in the series, a performance by the National Youth Orchestra of the USA led by Marin Alsop.

The series is available free of charge beginning April 2, 2018 and may be aired through March 31, 2019. The list of artists and programs is below:

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor
Lang Lang, Piano
Chick Corea, Piano
Maxim Lando, Piano

BERNSTEIN On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
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L'Arpeggiata
Christina Pluhar, Artistic Director
Céline Scheen, Soprano
Giuseppina Bridelli, Mezzo-Soprano

17th-century Italian vocal music by Luigi Rossi
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Takács Quartet

HAYDN String Quartet in D Major, Op. 76, No. 5
SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No. 11
BRAHMS String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36
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Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Sir Antonio Pappano, Music Director and Conductor
Martha Argerich, Piano

VERDI Sinfonia from Aida
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
RESPIGHI Fontane di Roma
RESPIGHI Pini di Roma
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Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta, Music Director and Conductor
Mihoko Fujimura, Mezzo-Soprano
MasterVoices
Ted Sperling, Artistic Director
Manhattan Girls Chorus
Michelle Oesterle, Artistic Director

MAHLER Symphony No. 3
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Yuja Wang, piano
*encore performance from 2016

BRAHMS Ballade in D Minor, Op. 10, No. 1
BRAHMS Ballade in D Major, Op. 10, No. 2
SCHUMANN Kreisleriana, Op. 16
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-Flat Major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier"
SCHUBERT (Franz Liszt, arr.) Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118
BIZET/ HOROWITZ Variations on a Theme from Carmen
MOZART Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: Rondo alla Turca
CHOPIN Waltz in C-sharp Minor, Op. 64/2
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Joshua Bell, Violin
Jeremy Denk, Piano

MOZART Violin Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 454
R. STRAUSS Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 18
JANÁCEK Violin Sonata
SCHUBERT Fantasy in C Major, D. 934
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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor

ALL-BRAHMS PROGRAM
Academic Festival Overture
Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Symphony No. 1
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Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Kirill Petrenko, Music Director and Conductor
Julia Fischer, Violin
Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello

BRAHMS Double Concerto in A Minor, Op. 102
TCHAIKOVSKY Manfred Symphony, Op. 58
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Sir András Schiff, Piano

MENDELSSOHN Fantasia in F-sharp Minor, Op. 28
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major, Op. 78
BRAHMS Klavierstücke, Op. 76
BRAHMS Seven Fantasies, Op. 116
BACH English Suite No. 6 in D Minor
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Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim, music director and conductor
Wolfram Brandl, violin
Yulia Deyneka, viola
*encore performance from 2017

MOZART Sinfonia concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7
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Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, Chief Conductor
Frank Peter Zimmermann, Violin

ROSSINI William Tell Overture
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"
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National Youth Orchestra of the USA
Marin Alsop, Conductor

ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine
GABRIELA LENA FRANK Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra
MAHLER Symphony No. 1 Hide full description

Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the seventh season of Carnegie Hall Live offers concerts in a wide range of styles, from early music to recitals to orchestral performances. The season launches with the Opening Night Gala concert by The Philadelphia Orchestra led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and joined by soloists Lang Lang and Chick Corea. Other highlights in the series include the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with pianist Martha Argerich; the Vienna Philharmonic led by Gustavo Dudamel; the Israel Philharmonic conducted by Zubin Mehta; a duo recital with Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk; performances by the Bayerisches Staatsorchester and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; a solo recital with pianist Sir András Schiff; and a beautiful program of chamber music by the... Show full description


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This final broadcast of the Carnegie Hall Live series features the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, conducted by Marin Alsop. 116 musicians fr...

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This broadcast features the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor Mariss Jansons. Violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann is ...

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This encore performance recorded in January 2017 features the Staatskapelle Berlin conducted by its music director Daniel Barenboim. It marked the...

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This Carnegie Hall Live broadcast features pianist Sir András Schiff performing fantasies, sonatas and suites by Mendelssohn and the most well-know...

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For this performance, conductor Kirill Petrenko and the Bavarian State Orchestra — or Bayerisches Staatsorchester — both made their Carnegie Hall d...

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This Carnegie Hall Live broadcast features Gustavo Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic. The all-Brahms program showcases the composer’s playful si...

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The Carnegie Hall Live series continues with violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Jeremy Denk presenting an evening of chamber music by Mozart, Richar...

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In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic...

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Recorded on November 8, 2017: Zubin Mehta conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 3. The performance also features mez...

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This episode of Carnegie Hall Live features the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, perfor...

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This episode of Carnegie Hall Live features the renowned Takács Quartet in an emotionally stirring performance of Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 76, N...

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L’Arpeggiata presents “La lyra d'Orfeo,” an evening of selections from Luigi Rossi’s operas Orfeo and Il Palazzo Incantato, as well as several piec...

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This season opener conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin features the music of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Bernstein's symphonic arrangements of hi...

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