Airs Tuesday, January 22 at 11:00 a.m. Yannick Nézet-Séguin, in his first year as music director, leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in Ravel's La Valse and Shostakovich's intense, politically charged Symphony No. 5. Leonidas Kavakos, arguably "the most deeply satisfying violinist performing today" (The Philadelphia Inquirer), joins them for the New York premiere of Osvaldo Golijov's highly anticipated Violin Concerto.
Ravel: La ValseGolijov: Violin Concerto (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47
Airs Thursday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m. Hurricane Sandy and a dangerously broken construction crane dangling over West 57th Street in Manhattan closed Carnegie Hall for several days. But America’s most famous stage re-opens with a live concert featuring the phenomenal Belcea Quartet. Join us for this broadcast of Carnegie Hall Live with the Belcea Quartet, a group that approaches everything it plays with "timeless daring" (The New York Times). The quartet continues its three-concert focus on Beethoven's epoch-making late quartets. This program features Beethoven's E-flat–Major Quartet, Op. 127, the first of the five final quartets that changed the string quartet genre forever. Then we'll hear the Beethoven B-flat–Major Quartet, Op 130. Fred Child and Jeff Spurgeon will host.
Airs Thursday, October 4 at 11:00 a.m. An opening night with Orff's Carmina Burana is auspicious; performed by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, it's breathtaking. Kick off Carnegie Hall's 2012–2013 season with this outstanding group and its illustrious music director as they dive into Carmina Burana's exciting rhythms and powerful melodies.
Airs Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 a.m. Our final program in the best of Carnegie Hall Live series features a stellar performance of Bach's St. John Passion by Les Violons du Roy and La Chapelle de Québec under the direction of Bernard Labadie with Tenor Ian Bostridge as the Evangelist, Bass-Baritone Neal Davies as Jesus, Soprano Karina Gauvin, Countertenor Damien Guillon, Tenor Nicholas Phan, and Bass-Baritone Hanno Müller-Brachmann.
Airs Thursday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m. This week, pianists Leif Ove Andsnes is featured in Haydn's Sonata No. 43 in C minor; Debussy's Images, Book I; Chopin's Waltz, Op 34, No 1; and the Granados Spanish Dance #5. Then the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Ivan Fischer is joined by pianists Andras Schiff for Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 2. Finally, Andras Schiff plays Schubert's Impromptu and Lang Lang is featured in Chopin's Twelve Etudes, Op. 25.