Carnegie Hall Live Series

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Available beginning April 15, 2022!

WQXR is pleased to release a new season of Carnegie Hall Live broadcasts, featuring concert recordings captured live from New York City's world-famous concert hall during the 21-22 season. The 13-part series begins with Carnegie's dramatic Opening Night Gala following the Hall's closure during the COVID-19 pandemic and continues with performances from some of the classical music world’s most esteemed artists. Available via PRX beginning April 15 at no cost to stations, each episode is edited to a 2-hour format and is easy to automate.

Highlights include:

- Susanna Mälkki in her Carnegie Hall debut conducting the New York Philharmonic and soloist Branford Marsalis in a program of John Adams, Sibelius, and Hailstork;

-pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma in a recital of Beethoven piano trios;

-violinist Joshua Bell performing with the Galilee Chamber Orchestra for The Annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert;

-John Williams conducting a special program of his works with The Philadelphia Orchestra and soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter;

-the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in their first appearance at Carnegie Hall in 25 years, with cellist Kian Soltani;

-the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Yannick Nézet-Seguin and pianist Seong-Jin Cho, who flew in on very short notice to perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2;

-Anthony Parnther conducting the Gateways Music Festival Orchestra in their Carnegie Hall debut;

and many more!

Air window: April 15, 2022 to March 31, 2023
Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon & New Sounds' John Schaefer

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Highlights include:- Susanna Mälkki in her Carnegie Hall debut conducting the New York Philharmonic and soloist Branford Marsalis in a program of John Adams, Sibelius, and Hailstork; -pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma in a recital of Beethoven piano trios; -violinist Joshua Bell performing with the Galilee Chamber Orchestra for The Annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert; -John Williams conducting a special program of his works with The Philadelphia Orchestra and soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter; -the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in their first appearance at Carnegie Hall in 25 years, with cellist Kian Soltani; -the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Yannick Nézet-Seguin and pianist Seong-Jin Cho, who flew in on very short notice to perform... Show full description


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13 Pieces

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The extraordinary young musicians of Carnegie Hall’s national youth ensembles—the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Franz Welser-Möst leads The Cleveland Orchestra in this performance recorded live on June 1, 2022. Joining them on the stage is the Danish-Israeli ...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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When the brother-sister duo of cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason made their Carnegie Hall recital debut in 2019, The New Yo...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Founded in 1993, the Gateways Music Festival Orchestra celebrates the contributions of classical musicians of African descent, bringing together pr...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:01
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Superstar violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and renowned composer-conductor John Williams bring a special program of Williams’s beloved film music (Harr...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Tune in for three iconic string quartet performances by the Quatuor Ébène. First you'll hear Mozart's String Quartet, the first of six he dedicated...

  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
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The Galilee Chamber Orchestra is the first professional ensemble comprising both Arab and Jewish musicians in Israel. This was their first North Am...

  • Added: May 23, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma come together to perform three of Beethoven's piano trios. Ma and Ax have been musical collaborators for...

  • Added: May 18, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
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In a performance applauded as “expert music-making” by The New York Times, The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra with pianist Seong-Jin Cho brings the ...

  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Carnegie Hall Live continues with a collaborative performance by violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Yuja Wang in works by J. S. Bach, Shostakov...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
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This broadcast, recorded on January 31, 2022, features the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in their first appearance at Carnegie Hall in 25 years! Led...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This performance features the New York Philharmonic under the baton of conductor Susanna Mälkki in her Carnegie Hall debut. The program includes tw...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Live music at Carnegie Hall returned in October 2021 with this Opening Night Gala concert featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Y...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:01