Carnegie Hall Live 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. Available at no charge to stations, each episode is post-produced to a 2-hour format.

Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the eighth season of Carnegie Hall Live launches in April 2019, offering concerts in a wide range of styles, from early music to recitals to orchestral performances. The series is available FREE OF CHARGE beginning April 2019 and may be aired through March 31, 2020.

Highlights include:

- Opening Night Gala concert with the San Francisco Symphony and superstar soloists Renée Fleming and Audra McDonald, led by Michael Tilson Thomas;
- an all-Berlioz program performed by Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner;
- Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations in a program of the soundtrack to Tous les matins du monde;
- pianist Mitsuko Uchida playing and leading works by Mozart with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra;
- the Budapest Festival Orchestra led by Iván Fischer in a unique program of Bartók and traditional Hungarian songs;
- concerts by the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim; the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Daniel Harding; and the Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin with pianist Beatrice Rana performing Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto, one of her signature works.

See the broadcast schedule for the complete list of concerts and performance details.

Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon and Clemency Burton-Hill. 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 Michael Tilson Thomas.

The list of artists and programs is below:

CHL 19-01
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor
Renée Fleming, Soprano
Audra McDonald, Soprano

Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Gershwin: "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
Villa-Lobos: Aria from Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 (arr. Mark Volkert)
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Bock/Harnick: "Vanilla Ice Cream" from She Loves Me
Guettel: "Fable" from The Light in the Piazza
Sondheim/Rodgers: "Children Will Listen" from Into the Woods / "You've Got To Be Carefully Taught" from South Pacific (arr. Rob Fisher; orch. Bruce Coughlin)
Nyro “Save the Country” (arr. Michael Tilson Thomas; orch. Bruce Coughlin)
Gershwin: An American in Paris
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CHL 19-02
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Artistic Director and Conductor
Lucile Richardot, Mezzo-Soprano
Antoine Tamestit, Viola

ALL-BERLIOZ PROGRAM
Le Corsaire Overture
La mort de Cléopâtre
Selections from Les Troyens, Part II
·· "Chasse Royale et Orage"
·· "Je vais mourir"
·· Air: "Adieu, fière cité"
Harold in Italy
Encore:
"Le roi de Thulé" from La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
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CHL 19-03
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, music director and conductor
Miriam Manasherov, viola
Kian Soltani, cello

R. Strauss: Don Quixote
Encore: Saint-Saëns "The Swan" from The Carnival of the Animals (arr: Lahav Shani)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
Encores:
Elgar: "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations, Op. 36
Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
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CHL 19-04
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, music director and conductor
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

HK Gruber: Aerial
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
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CHL 19-05
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome)
Sir Antonio Pappano, Music Director and Conductor
Martha Argerich, Piano
Encore performance from 2017

Verdi: Sinfonia from Aida
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Respighi: Pines of Rome
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CHL 19-06
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Daniel Harding, conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Connesson: Eiréné (NY Premiere)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor"
(encore: R. Strauss: Piano Sonata in B minor, Op. 5: III. Scherzo)
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
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CHL 19-07
Le Concert des Nations,
Jordi Savall, Director and Viol
Manfredo Kraemer, Violin
Charles Zebley, Flute
Philippe Pierlot, Bass Viol
Daniel Swenberg, Theorbo
Luca Guglielmi, Harpsichord

Lully: Selections from Le bourgeois gentilhomme
—Marche pour la cérémonie des turcs
—Premier air des Espagnols
—Deuxième air des Espagnols
—Gavotte
—Canaries
—Chaconne des scaramouches
Sainte-Colombe: Concert a deux violes ésgales: Le retour
Anon. "Une jeune fillette"
Du Caurroy: Fantasies on "Une jeune fillette"
Marais Pièces de viole, Troisième livre
Marais Sonnerie de Ste-Geneviève du Mont-de-Paris
Couperin: Prelude, "Gracieusement" from Deuxième concert royal
Couperin: Muzette, "Naïvement" from Troisième concert royal
Couperin: Plainte pour les Violes: "Lentement et douloureusement" from Dixième concert royal
Rameau: Tambourin I et II from Pièces de clavecin en concert, Troisième concert
Sainte-Colombe: Concert a deux violes ésgales: Tombeau les regrets
Marais: "Les voix humaines" from Suite No. 3, Deuxième livre
Marais: Couplets de folies
Leclair: Sonata in D Major, Op. 2, No. 8
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CHL 19-08
András Schiff, Piano
(Encore performance from 2018)
Mendelssohn: Fantasia in F-sharp min. Opus 28
Beethoven: Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp. Opus 78
Brahms: Klavierstücke, Opus 76
Brahms: Seven Fantasies Op. 116
J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 811
J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto
Brahms: Albumblatt
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CHL 19-09
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, Piano and Director
Matthew Truscott, Concertmaster and Leader

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F Major, K. 459
Berg:Three Pieces from the Lyric Suite (arr. for string orchestra)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
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CHL 19-10
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, Music Director and Conductor
Márta Sebestyén, Vocalist
Ildikó Komlósi, Mezzo-Soprano
Krisztián Cser, Bass

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
TRAD. Hungarian Peasant Songs
·· "The ballad of Borbála Angoli"
·· "Fade, my rose"
·· "Come this way, come my way"
·· "I went up the plum tree"
·· "Little girl from Komárom"
·· "The cricket in the green woods"
·· "By the Danube there is a mill"
·· "The girls of Izsap have all together"
Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle
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CHL 19-11
Les Violons du Roy
La Chapelle de Québec
Bernard Labadie, Founding Conductor and Music Director of La Chapelle de Québec
Lydia Teuscher, Soprano
Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
Robin Tritschler, Tenor
Matthew Brook, Bass-Baritone

Bach: Mass in B Minor
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CHL 19-12
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor
Beatrice Rana, Piano

Stravinsky: Funeral Song
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 1
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CHL 19-13
National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Hearne: Brass Tacks (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major
Copland: Rodeo: Hoedown (encore)
Monk: The Games: Panda Chant II (encore)

PREVIOUS SEASON (AVAILABLE UNTIL MARCH 31, 2019):

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 eighth season of Carnegie Hall Live launches in April 2019, offering concerts in a wide range of styles, from early music to recitals to orchestral performances. The series is available FREE OF CHARGE beginning April 2019 and may be aired through March 31, 2020. Highlights include:- Opening Night Gala concert with the San Francisco Symphony and superstar soloists Renée Fleming and Audra McDonald, led by Michael Tilson Thomas;- an all-Berlioz program performed by Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner; - Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations in a program of the soundtrack to Tous les matins du monde; - pianist Mitsuko Uchida playing and leading works by Mozart with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra; - the... Show full description


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This concert, recorded in 2018, features the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas in a progr...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in an all-Russian program, featuring soloist Beatrice Rana.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Les Violons du Roy and & La Chapelle de Québec, led by Bernard Labadie, perform selections from Bach's monumental Mass in B Minor.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This concert, led by Iván Fischer, features the Budapest Festival Orchestra in a unique all-Hungarian program. Highlighting works by Béla Bartók as...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Mitsuko Uchida leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in a program of two Mozart piano concertos and pieces from Berg's Lyric Suite live from Carnegie ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
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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...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Jordi Savall leads Le Concert des Nations in a program of the soundtrack to "Tous les matins du monde," featuring the works of Lully, Couperin, Ram...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:07
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This concert, broadcast live from Carnegie Hall on February 15, 2019, includes a program of Richard Strauss, Beethoven, and the New York premiere o...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
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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...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
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This performance with Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra also featured trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger, who showcased his skills on the ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, founded by conductor Daniel Barenboim and the late Columbia University professor of literature and postcolonial s...

  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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For this episode of Carnegie Hall Live, the period-instrument ensemble Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique led by John Eliot Gardiner presented...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Superstar vocalists Renée Fleming and Audra McDonald joined the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas for Carnegie Hall's...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00