Carnegie Hall Live

Airs Thursday, August 20, at 1 p.m. This week from Carnegie Hall Live we join the San Francisco Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas and guest violinist Gil Shaham for the Violin Concerto No. 2 by Prokofiev. Also on the program the New York premiere of Samuel Adams' Drift and Providence and Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloé. John Shaefer will guest host.

Airs Thursday, August 13, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live violinist Gil Shaham we'll join maestro David Robertson who will lead the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. Together they present a beautiful program featuring the Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Bernstein, Britten's Violin Concerto, Op. 15, Radial Play by Samuel Adams, and Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky. 

Airs Thursday, August 6, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live we feature a stellar soloist, conducter, and two stellar works. Pianist Mitsuko Uchida will be featured in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, and then Meastro Mariss Jansons will lead the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in the Symphony No. 5 in D Minor by Shostakovich. 

Airs Thursday, July 30, at 1 p.m. More than 400 years ago Claudio Montederdi composed one of the richest choral pieces in all of music. The majestic, muscular, and mysterious work still thrills audiences world wide. This week on Carnegie Hall Live Sir John Eliot Gardiner will lead the English Baroque Soloists in Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers. 

Airs Thursday, July 23, at 1 p.m. This Week on Carnegie Hall Live, very old music sounds very new when conductor and viola de gamba soloist Jordi Savall leads the Le Concert des Nations in a feast of French Baroque music with Lully's Suite from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme; Marche pour la Cérémonie des Turque; Premiere Air des Espagnols; Second Air des Espagnols; L'entrée des Scaramouches; and Chaconne des Scaramouches; as well as Couperin's Prelude from Deuxième concert royal; Musette from Troisième concert royal; and the Chaconne légère from Troisième concert royal.

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