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Carnegie Hall Live! Series

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Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the fifth season of Carnegie Hall Live! features some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral performances. The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring guest soloist Evgeny Kissin in a rousing performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23. Other highlights in the specially-curated series include concerts by the Vienna Philharmonic and Berliner Philharmoniker; recitals by stars such as pianist Yuja Wang; and the St. Lawrence String Quartet performing the New York premiere of a new work by John Adams.

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Estlin Usher at eusher@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2112
Tony Macaluso at tmacaluso@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2114

Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the sixth season of Carnegie Hall Live features some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to recitals to orchestral performances. The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, led by Gustavo Dudamel. Other highlights in the series include concerts by the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin with conductor and soloist Daniel Barenboim, the Munich Philharmonic led by Valery Gergiev, and the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas; a performance of Schubert’s Winterreise by tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Thomas Adès; a specially-curated concert featuring the music of Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich; pianists Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin in a duo-piano program; and Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI with a fascinating tour of music from the Medieval through the Baroque of the Venetian Republic. See the broadcast schedule for the complete list of concerts and performance details.

Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon, who is joined by alternating co-hosts John Hockenberry and John Schaefer, and also by Carnegie Hall’s Executive and Artistic Director, Clive Gillinson for the final program in the series, a performance by the National Youth Orchestra of the USA.
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Please login to PRX.org to preview program audio.*Please Note: this special is available free of charge to all affiliate stations. Affiliates may take the series at any time between March 29, 2017 and March 28, 2018.If you have any questions or require more information, please contact: Estlin Usher at eusher@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2112Tony Macaluso at tmacaluso@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2114 Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the sixth season of Carnegie Hall Live features some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to recitals to orchestral performances. The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, led by Gustavo Dudamel. Other highlights in the series include concerts by the... Show full description


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