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  • 1. presents 2010–2011 Season
  • 2. Page Name (Series #) 2 JapanNY 4 JapanNYC Subscription Packages 5 JapanNYC Concert Listings 9 Orchestras 10 International Festival of Orchestras I (1) 11 International Festival of Orchestras II (1a) 12 International Festival of Orchestras III (1b) 13 Concertos Plus (3) 14 Great American Orchestras I (2) 15 Great American Orchestras II (2a) 16 Weekends at Carnegie Hall (4) 17 The Philadelphia Orchestra (16) 18 The MET Orchestra (22) 19 Carnegie Hall Classics (12) 20 Perspectives: Christian Tetzlaff 21 Orchestra of St. Luke’s (20) 22 Choral Classics (9) 23 Chamber 24 Quartets Plus (53) 25 The MET Chamber Ensemble (57) 25 Chamber Sessions I (k) 26 Chamber Sessions II (l) 26 Of Special Note: Risør Chamber Music Festival at Carnegie Hall 27 Chamber Sessions III (m) arnegie Hall first opened its doors on May 5, 1891, 28 Chamber Sessions IV (60) and it is truly amazing to consider that for nearly 120 years, since the day Tchaikovsky 29 Recitals appeared at the first concert, the world’s finest musicians have aspired to perform here. 30 Great Artists I (13) 30 Great Artists II (13a) Undoubtedly, the genius of the Hall’s conception has inspired the great artistry on its stages 31 Great Singers I (11) that continues to this very day. 32 Great Singers II (v) 33 Keyboard Virtuosos I (5) 34 Keyboard Virtuosos II (6) This season you can enjoy Perspectives concerts with great artists as varied as singer- 35 Keyboard Virtuosos III (p) 36 Great Singers III (51) songwriter James Taylor and violinist Christian Tetzlaff; a multi-event focus on pianist- 36 Distinctive Debuts (56) composer Brad Mehldau, holder of this season’s Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair; 37 New and Old and JapanNYC, a citywide festival of performances and exhibits celebrating Japan’s complex 38 The Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair: Brad Mehldau and beguiling culture. All this is in addition to the legendary orchestras, ensembles, and artists 39 Off the Beaten Track (a) who will perform on our three stages. 40 Early Music in Weill Recital Hall (58) 41 Baroque Unlimited (o) 42 American Composers Orchestra (h) We feel both privileged and excited to present our audiences with programs that always seek Gustavo Dudamel 43 Fast Forward (n) 44 Signatures (d) to match Carnegie Hall’s extraordinary space with performances of power, joy, and discovery. 44 Making Music (b) Please read on, and then join us for the experience. 45 World, Pop, Jazz, and Folk 46 The Originals (18) 46 Standard Time with Michael Feinstein (f) 47 Perspectives: James Taylor 48 Around the Globe (23) 49 World Views (w) 50 The New York Pops (14) 51 The Shape of Jazz (j) Clive Gillinson 51 CareFusion Jazz Festival New York 2010 Executive and Artistic Director 52 Non-Subscription Events 54 Carnegie Hall’s 2010–2011 Season at a Glance 56 Celebrating Ongoing Partnerships 56 Membership 57 The Weill Music Institute 58 Special Benefit Events Steve J. Sherman 60 2010–2011 Season Order Form Proud Season Sponsor 61 Subscriber Benefits
  • 3. Festivals JapanNY Seiji Ozawa, Artistic Director Part I: December 2010 Part II: March–April 2011 JapanNYC, a citywide festival led by Artistic Director Seiji Ozawa, explores the Japan of today, where new-found artistic sensibilities continue to transform and revitalize the cultural landscape. Featuring great classical music artists as well as Noh theater, manga, butoh dance, pop art exhibitions, and a variety of music genres, JapanNYC embraces a breathtaking diversity of traditional and contemporary arts. The cornerstones to the festival are provided by Maestro Ozawa himself, as he leads performances by two major Japanese ensembles that he founded, the Saito Kinen Orchestra and the Seiji Ozawa Ongaku-juku (Seiji Ozawa Music Academy Orchestra). JapanNYC extends beyond Carnegie Hall through events at these prestigious New York City partner institutions: Asia Society, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Columbia University, Danspace Project, Film Forum, Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Japan Society, The Juilliard School, The New York Public Library, The Noguchi Museum, and The Paley Center for Media. Single tickets for these events go on sale to the public in summer 2010. Please note that single tickets are available only through the specific venue’s ticket office. Photos: Tokyo by Brian G. Miller, New York by Joshua Libatique. Japannyc Lead Sponsors are Epson Corporation; Mizuho Securities U.S.A. Inc.; Nomura Holding America Inc. and Yoko Nagae Ceschina Nomura America Foundation; Sony Corporation; and Yoko Nagae Ceschina. Supporting Sponsors are Deloitte LLP; Suntory Holdings Limited and Suntory Hall; and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. With special thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts and the Japan Foundation. 2 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 3
  • 4. JapanNY Event Listings Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 6 PM Low Library Rotunda, Columbia University Part I: December 2010 GLORIES OF THE JAPANESE TRADITIONAL MUSIC Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 8 PM HERITAGE: WINDS AND Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage STRINGS OF CHANGE SAITO KINEN Yukio Tanaka, Biwa | Kifu Mitsuhashi, ORCHESTRA Shakuhachi | Yoko Nishi, Koto Additional artists to be announced Seiji Ozawa, Music Director and A concert of traditional and innovative Conductor | Mitsuko Uchida, Piano works in honor of Tōru Takemitsu (a ATSUHIKO GONDAI New Work recipient of an honorary doctorate from (US Premiere, co-commissioned by Columbia in 1996) performed by eminent Carnegie Hall and Saito Kinen Orchestra) masters of Japanese hōgaku instruments. Seiji Ozawa BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies at Columbia University. BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 Visit medievaljapanesestudies.org for more Subscription Packages See the following pages for detailed concert information. This performance is sponsored by information. Nomura Holding America Inc. Friday, December 17, 2010 at 7:30 PM Japan’s Great Orchestras I Japan’s Great Orchestras II Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 8 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage Zankel Hall A TRIBUTE TO Yoshitomo Nara (b. 1959), Untitled (Nobody’s Fool ), 1998. Japan’s great orchestras are second to none. This series includes More from the Japanese orchestra world, including the Seiji Collection of Peter Norton the esteemed Saito Kinen Orchestra, named one of the 20 Best Ozawa Music Academy Orchestra and the Bach Collegium Japan, SAITO KINEN TŌRU TAKEMITSU Orchestras in the World in 2008 by Gramophone magazine. whose performances are uniformly “grand and heartfelt” ORCHESTRA Kazumi Watanabe, Guitar | Daisuke Exhibitions and Ongoing Events (ClassicsToday.com). Seiji Ozawa, Music Director and Suzuki, Guitar | Yasuhiro “coba” YOSHITOMO NARA: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 8 PM Conductor | Yukio Tanaka, Biwa Kobayashi, Accordion NOBODY’S FOOL SAITO KINEN ORCHESTRA Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 8 PM Kifu Mitsuhashi, Shakuhachi Tomohiro Yahiro, Percussion SAITO KINEN ORCHESTRA TAKEMITSU November Steps for September 8, 2010–January 2, 2011 This concert, curated by his daughter Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8 PM This performance is sponsored by Nomura Holding America Inc. Biwa, Shakuhachi, and Orchestra Maki Takemitsu, features improvisations The exhibition explores the relationship NHK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 8 PM BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique on Takemitsu’s film music. of Nara’s art to contemporary rock ’n’ roll Sponsored in part by and punk music, including a newly Suntory Holdings Limited and Suntory Hall BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 8 PM commissioned installation. Related This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for choral music Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage programs include a conversation with the Friday, April 1, 2011 at 8 PM established by S. Donald Sussman in memory of Judith Arron and Robert Shaw. artist and Hideki Toyoshima of graf, as SEIJI OZAWA ONGAKU-JUKU SAITO KINEN well as a concert by a popular Asian rock Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 8 PM ORCHESTRA Photos: Ozawa by Mark Corke, Uchida by Richard Avedon. SEIJI OZAWA MUSIC ACADEMY ORCHESTRA band chosen by Yoshitomo Nara. SEIJI OZAWA ONGAKU-JUKU Seiji Ozawa, Music Director and Co-curated by Melissa Chiu and Miwako Tezuka. Series S-JP1 SEIJI OZAWA MUSIC ACADEMY ORCHESTRA Conductor | Christine Goerke, Soprano Presented by the Asia Society. Visit asiasociety.org for more information. Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor Series S-JP2 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage): Balcony $91, Center Balcony $110, Dress Circle $142 Matthias Goerne, Baritone | SKF Matsumoto Choir | SKF Matsumoto THE SOUND OF ONE HAND: (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage): For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Balcony $91, Center Balcony $111, Dress Circle $142 Children’s Chorus | Ritsuyukai Choir PAINTINGS AND Balcony $79, Center Balcony $98, Dress Circle $130 CALLIGRAPHY BY BRITTEN War Requiem For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): ZEN MASTER HAKUIN Because these events are included in other subscription packages, we Balcony $79, Center Balcony $99, Dress Circle $130 Sponsored in part by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited October 2010–January 2011 are unable to provide same-seat locations for all events in one package. Please note that these packages are nonrefundable and nonrenewable. This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street fund for choral music established by S. Donald Sussman in memory of Judith Arron and Robert Shaw. Hakuin Ekaku (1685–1768) is widely acknowledged as both the most significant From East to West: December 2010 Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue Zen artist of his time and the leading Zen master of the last five centuries. In the JapanNY in Southern California PETER AND THE WOLF first exhibition of Hakuin’s work in the West, 70 scrolls demonstrate his bold For the fourth consecutive year, brushwork, whimsical humor, and often Following the success of last season’s Ancient Paths, Modern Voices: A Festival Celebrating Chinese Works & Process at the Guggenheim unconventional approach. Culture, Carnegie Hall is pleased to continue its East Coast–West Coast festivals partnership with presents contemporary performances of Organized in collaboration with the New Orleans the Philharmonic Society of Orange County. Select artists appearing in JapanNYC also appear this Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. This year’s Museum of Art, and curated by Dr. Stephen season at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, thanks to the generous installation of sculptures features a newly Addiss and Audrey Yoshiko Seo. support of South Coast Plaza. In addition to musical performances, the West Coast festival features Presented by Japan Society. commissioned visual concept inspired Visit japansociety.org/upcoming for more collaborations with a variety of prestigious Southern California cultural institutions. by contemporary Japanese anime. information. Presented by Works & Process at the Guggenheim. 4 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 5 Mitsuko Uchida Visit worksandprocess.org for more information.
  • 5. JapanNY Exhibitions and Ongoing Events March 28–April 8, 2011 March 29–April 10, 2011 Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 7:30 PM (continued) Baryshnikov Arts Center, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Weill Recital Hall 450 West 37th Street 450 West 37th Street The New York Public Library AIMI KOBAYASHI, Piano EIKO AND KOMA: THE THE WIND-UP BIRD NY Recital Debut October 7, 14, and 21, and December 2, 6, RETROSPECTIVE PROJECT CHRONICLE: Distinctive Debuts is supported by endowment gifts from 9, 13, 16, and 20, 2010 at 4 PM; March 22 Celebrating 30 years of innovative beauty A MULTIMEDIA PLAY The Lizabeth and Frank Newman Charitable and 29, and April 5, 2011 at 4 PM with film screenings, live performances, Foundation and the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation. Various branch locations Working from the novel by Haruki Murakami, workshops, and panel discussions director Stephen Earnhart merges live MANGA DRAWING WORKSHOP Presented by Baryshnikov Arts Center performance, live music, dance, movement, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 8 PM WITH MISAKO ROCKS in partnership with Danspace Project. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage and bunraku puppetry with onstage Learn how to draw your own characters, bacnyc.org projections to create a “theater of dreams.” MIDORI, Violin plot stories, and more. Materials provided. Ages 12 to 18. Presented by Baryshnikov Arts Center in partnership with Asia Society. NOBUKO IMAI, Viola bacnyc.org ANTOINE LEDERLIN, Cello October 20 and December 16, 2010 at 4 PM; April 5, 2011 at 4 PM JONATHAN BISS, Piano Various branch locations Friday, April 1, 2011 at 8 PM HAYDN Piano Trio in A Major, Hob. XV:9 BEAUTIFUL WORDS, Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage SCHUBERT Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 898 BEAUTIFUL WRITING Kashu-juku Noh Theater SEIJI OZAWA DVOŘÁK Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Transform your words into art with the ONGAKU-JUKU Op. 87 help of master calligrapher Elinor Holland. Materials provided. Ages 12 to 18. Event Listings Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 7:30 PM Zankel Hall SEIJI OZAWA MUSIC ACADEMY ORCHESTRA This performance is sponsored by Sony Corporation. Presented by The New York Public Library. Part II: March–April 2011 MIDORI, Violin Seiji Ozawa, Artistic Director and Sponsored in part by Deloitte LLP CHARLES ABRAMOVIC, Visit nypl.org for more information. Eiko and Koma Conductor | Mariusz Kwiecien, March–April 2011 Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 8:30 PM ON BECOMING AN ARTIST: Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street Piano Baritone (Count Almaviva) | Elaine Zankel Hall Program to include Alvarez, Soprano (Countess Almaviva) ISAMU NOGUCHI AND HIS JAPANESE DIVAS Tuesday, March 29, 2011 TOSHIKO AKIYOSHI, Piano HUW WATKINS Coruscation and Anna Christy, Soprano (Susanna) CONTEMPORARIES, 1922–1960 Spotlighting five legendary actresses Reflection Miller Theatre, Columbia University, from the golden age of Japanese cinema— Marco Vinco, Bass (Figaro) Lew Tabackin, Tenor Saxophone and Flute November 17, 2010–April 24, 2011 TOSHIO HOSOKAWA Vertical Time 2960 Broadway Setsuko Hara, Machiko Kyo, Hideko Isabel Leonard, Mezzo-Soprano Bass and Drums to be announced The Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road Study III GLORIES OF THE JAPANESE (Cherubino) | Judith Christin, Mezzo- at Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City Takamine, Ayako Wakao, and Isuzu SOLO, TRIO, AND QUARTET Yamada—this celebration features JAMES MacMILLAN After the Tryst TRADITIONAL MUSIC HERITAGE: Soprano (Marcellina) | John Del Carlo, JOHN ADAMS Road Movies This legendary pianist-composer leads a tour Marking the 25th anniversary of approximately 20 films, including some JAPANESE SACRED COURT Bass-Baritone (Doctor Bartolo) through the history of jazz piano and per- The Noguchi Museum, this exhibition films previously unknown in the US. MUSIC AND ANCIENT Greg Fedderly, Tenor (Don Basilio) forms trios and quartets with her husband, documents and illustrates Noguchi’s Presented by Film Forum. March 24–26, 2011 SOUNDSCAPES REBORN tenor saxophone virtuoso Lew Tabackin. artistic relationships with a diverse group Joélle Harvey, Soprano (Barbarina) Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street Mayumi Miyata, Shō | Hitomi Nakamura, Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with of cultural icons, including John Cage, MOZART Le nozze di Figaro Frida Kahlo, Martha Graham, Louis Kahn, Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8 PM NOH AND KYOGEN Hichiriki | Takeshi Sasamoto, Ryūteki (concert performance) Absolutely Live Entertainment LLC. April 2011 and others. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage FROM KYOTO Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble Related Second Sundays programs: NHK SYMPHONY Kashu-juku Noh Theater Additional artists to be announced Midori Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 8 PM March 13, 2011 at 3 PM; talk led by ORCHESTRA A rare opportunity for Americans to Protected by the Imperial Japanese Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage James Oles, author of South of the Border André Previn, Conductor experience traditional Japanese theater and Court for more than 1,000 years, gagaku Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano music with a 600-year history. The program is the world’s oldest living orchestral SEIJI OZAWA April 10, 2011 at 3 PM; INtersections, artist-led tour of the museum with Program to include includes Aoi no Ue, an adaptation of the music. The program includes traditional ONGAKU-JUKU classic Japanese novel The Tale of Genji. pieces, as well as works by contemporary Cary Leibowitz R. STRAUSS Four Last Songs SEIJI OZAWA MUSIC ACADEMY composers at the forefront of a revival of PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 Presented by Japan Society. this traditional art form. ORCHESTRA Presented by The Noguchi Museum. Visit japansociety.org/upcoming for more Visit noguchi.org for more information. Sponsored in part by information. Presented by the Institute for Medieval Seiji Ozawa, Artistic Director and Suntory Holdings Limited and Suntory Hall Japanese Studies at Columbia University. Conductor | Martha Argerich, Piano Visit medievaljapanesestudies.org for more Friday, March 25, 2011 at 10 PM information. RAVEL Ma Mère l’Oye Zankel Hall (Mother Goose) Suite Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 8 PM BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1; Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage YUTAKA OYAMA, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 8 PM Symphony No. 7 BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN Shamisen Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway JUILLIARD PERCUSSION Masaaki Suzuki, Artistic Director and MASAHIRO NITTA, ENSEMBLE April 2–3, 2011 Conductor | Hanna Blazikova, Soprano Shamisen Photos: Midori by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Daniel Druckman, Director The Paley Center for Media, Rachel Nicholls, Soprano Performing on the Tsugaru shamisen, 25 West 52nd Street Countertenor to be announced a banjo-like instrument from northern CEREMONY AND RITUAL Gerd Türk, Tenor | Peter Kooij, Bass Japan, Oyama and Nitta bring a modern The percussion ensemble in Japanese music. A WINDOW ON JAPAN: sensibility to an ancient, highly percussive Works by Tōru Takemitsu, Maki Ishii, Akira A FILM SERIES BACH Mass in B Minor This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment folk music. Nishimura, Hiroya Miura, and Jo Kondo A series of arts and culture films about The Noguchi Museum fund for choral music established by S. Donald Sussman Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Presented by The Juilliard School. Japan from The Paley Center’s collection. in memory of Judith Arron and Robert Shaw. World Music Institute. Free tickets two weeks before at Juilliard Presented by The Paley Center for Media. Box Office Visit paleycenter.org for more information. 6 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 Visit juilliard.edu/japanfest for more information.   
  • 6. JapanNY orchestras Subscribe today and Friday, April 8, 2011 at 8 PM Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway NEW JUILLIARD ENSEMBLE Joel Sachs, Music Director and Conductor THE NEW JAPAN win a trip to Japan on Music of the Japanese avant garde after World War II, including Tōru Takemitsu, Toshio Hosakawa, Akira Nishimura, and Karen Tanaka Continental Airlines! Presented by The Juilliard School. Free tickets two weeks before at Juilliard Box Office Visit juilliard.edu/japanfest for more information. Exhibition March 11–June 12, 2011 Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street BYE-BYE KITTY!!! BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL IN CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE ART This groundbreaking exhibition features 16 artists who reject the outworn narratives of cuteness and infantilism fashionable in Western presentations of Japanese contemporary art. Melding traditional themes with radical perceptions of the present, they create uncompromising —sometimes unsettling—works that chal- lenge the social and political conditions of their times. Curated by David Elliott, former director of Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum. Presented by Japan Society. Visit japansociety.org/upcoming for more information GRAND PRIZE Subscribe to any concert series in this brochure by Wednesday, September 29, 2010, and you will automatically be entered in our drawing to win two roundtrip economy-class tickets to Japan, courtesy of Continental Airlines. Hisashi Tenmyouya (b. 1966), Defeat at Single Blow / Robust and Magnificent Official Airline of Carnegie Hall since 1997 Feature / Gallant and Brave Behavior, 2008. Acrylic, gold leaf, and wood. Photo: Kei Miyajima. © Tenmyouya Hisashi. Courtesy Mizuma Art Gallery Proudly serving more destinations in Japan than any other US carrier and offering daily nonstop service to Tokyo from Free Community Programs the New York area Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concerts For more than 30 years, Carnegie Hall has brought free concerts to all five boroughs of New York City, reflecting Rules: No purchase necessary. You may enter by subscribing, or by writing your the Hall’s diverse programming. JapanNYC features name, address, and daytime phone number on a postcard and sending it to the following address: Carnegie Hall Marketing, Subscribe and Win Contest, 881 four Neighborhood Concerts: taiko drumming group Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019-3210. All entries and subscription orders Soh Daiko (Brooklyn and the Bronx), marimba player must be received by 5 PM on September 29, 2010. Winner will be selected at Haruka random. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received. There Fujii and her quartet (Queens), and shamisen duo will be no substitutions. Decisions of the judges are final. Some restrictions apply. Yutaka Oyama and Masahiro Nitta (Manhattan). Seats on Continental Airlines are subject to availability. Travel certificates are not transferable or reissuable, and are valid for only one year from date of issue. Visit carnegiehall.org/communityprograms for more information. Travel certificates cannot be upgraded to first class, and OnePass miles will not be awarded. Certain taxes, charges, blackout dates, and other restrictions may apply. 8 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800
  • 7. International International Festival of Festival of Orchestras II Orchestras I Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 2 PM VIENNA PHILHARMONIC Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 8 PM ORCHESTRA Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Yo-Yo Ma, Cello Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Conductor BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture BRUCKNER Symphony No. 8 SCHUMANN Cello Concerto Sponsored by Continental Airlines, the Official Airline of Carnegie Hall DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 2 PM Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 2 PM MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor MAHLER Symphony No. 6 Soprano to be announced ALL-MAHLER PROGRAM Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 8 PM Symphony No. 4 Symphony No. 1, “Titan” SAITO KINEN ORCHESTRA Seiji Ozawa, Music Director and Conductor Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8 PM Yukio Tanaka, Biwa Kifu Mitsuhashi, Shakuhachi NHK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TAKEMITSU november Steps for Biwa, Shakuhachi, and Orchestra André Previn, Conductor BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano JapanNY Program to include R. STRAUSS Four Last Songs PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 8 PM Sponsored in part by ST. PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIC Suntory Holdings Limited and Suntory Hall ORCHESTRA JapanNY Yuri Temirkanov, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Nikolai Lugansky, Piano Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 8 PM SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture ST. PETERSBURG RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade Yuri Temirkanov, Artistic Director and Principal Sponsored by KPMG LLP Conductor Alisa Weilerstein, Cello PROKOFIEV The Love for Three Oranges Suite Series 1 (four concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 Balcony $176, Center Balcony $214, Dress Circle $279, Parquet / 1a Second Tier $387, Prime Parquet $531, First Tier $588 (four concerts in Stern Auditorium / For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Series Perelman Stage) Balcony $160, Center Balcony $198, Dress Circle $263, Parquet / Second Tier $371, Prime Parquet $515, First Tier $572 Balcony $173, Center Balcony $210, Dress Circle $274, Parquet / Second Tier $380, Prime Parquet $522, First Tier $578 Valery Gergiev For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Balcony $157, Center Balcony $194, Dress Circle $258, Parquet / Second Tier $364, Prime Parquet $506, First Tier $562 Chris Lee 10 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 11
  • 8. Concertos Plus Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 8 PM Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 8 PM BALTIMORE SYMPHONY SEIJI OZAWA ONGAKU-JUKU International ORCHESTRA SEIJI OZAWA MUSIC ACADEMY ORCHESTRA Festival of Marin Alsop, Music Director and Conductor Seiji Ozawa, Artistic Director and Conductor Simon Trpčeski, Piano Martha Argerich, Piano RAVEL Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose) Suite Orchestras III BARBER Second Essay for Orchestra PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1; BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” Symphony No. 7 (orch. Mahler) JapanNY Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 8 PM Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 8 PM VIENNA PHILHARMONIC 3 BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ORCHESTRA (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Series Perelman Stage) Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor James Levine, Music Director and Conductor ROSSINI Overture to La gazza ladra Christian Tetzlaff, Violin Balcony $103, Center Balcony $125, Dress Circle $161, ORBÓN Tres versiones sinfónicas MOZART Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in Parquet / Second Tier $222, Prime Parquet $304, BERNSTEIN Divertimento for Orchestra C Major, K. 373 First Tier $336 RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte; Boléro HARRISON BIRTWISTLE New Work for Violin and Rolex is the Presenting Sponsor Orchestra (NY Premiere) For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, of the Concert at Carnegie Hall BARTÓK Violin Concerto No. 2 2010): Balcony $91, Center Balcony $113, Dress Circle $149, Parquet / Second Tier $210, Prime Parquet $292, Perspectives: Christian Tetzlaff First Tier $324 Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 7:30 PM Sponsored by DeWitt Stern Group, Inc. MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor Anastasia Kalagina, Soprano Zlata Bulycheva, Mezzo-Soprano Marin Alsop The Choral Arts Society of Washington Norman Scribner, Artistic Director Orfeón Pamplonés Igor Ijurra Fernández, Director MAHLER Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 8 PM SAITO KINEN ORCHESTRA Seiji Ozawa, Music Director and Conductor Mitsuko Uchida, Piano ATSUHIKO GONDAI New Work (US Premiere, Peter Oundjian co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and Saito Kinen Orchestra) Photos: Oundjian by Richard Termine, Alsop by Jennifer Taylor, Trpc eski by Julian Edelstein / EMI Classics. BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 Simon Trpceski ˇ 1b This performance is sponsored by Nomura Holding America Inc. (four concerts in Stern Auditorium / Martha Argerich Series Perelman Stage) JapanNY Balcony $169, Center Balcony $205, Dress Circle $267, Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 8 PM ˇ Parquet / Second Tier $370, Prime Parquet $507, First Tier $562 TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, Peter Oundjian, Music Director and Conductor 2010): Balcony $153, Center Balcony $189, Dress Circle $251, Parquet / Second Tier $354, Prime Parquet $491, Itzhak Perlman, Violin First Tier $546 BRITTEN Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 JOHN ESTACIO Frenergy VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 4 12 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 13
  • 9. Riccardo Muti Franz Welser-Möst Photos: Muti by Andrea Tamoni, Welser-Möst by Chris Lee. Great American Orchestras I Great American Orchestras II Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8 PM Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 7:30 PM Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 8 PM Friday, April 15, 2011 at 8 PM NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC CHICAGO SYMPHONY ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHICAGO SYMPHONY Alan Gilbert, Music Director and Conductor ORCHESTRA Robert Spano, Music Director and Conductor ORCHESTRA Midori, Violin Riccardo Muti, Music Director and Conductor Twyla Robinson, Soprano Riccardo Muti, Music Director and Conductor BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto Gérard Depardieu, Actor Monica Groop, Mezzo-Soprano Aleksandrs Antonenko, Tenor (Otello) JOHN ADAMS Harmonielehre Mario Zeffiri, Tenor John Mac Master, Tenor Krassimira Stoyanova, Soprano (Desdemona) Sponsored by Continental Airlines, Baritone to be announced Jan Martiník, Bass Nicola Alaimo, Baritone (Iago) the Official Airline of Carnegie Hall Chicago Symphony Chorus Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus Barbara Di Castri, Mezzo-Soprano (Emilia) Duain Wolfe, Director Norman Mackenzie, Director Juan Francisco Gatell, Tenor (Cassio) Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 8 PM ALL-BERLIOZ PROGRAM LIGETI Atmosphères Antonello Ceron, Tenor (Roderigo) Symphonie fantastique BARTÓK The Miraculous Mandarin Paolo Battaglia, Bass (Montano) THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA JANÁČEK Glagolitic Mass Eric Owens, Bass-Baritone (Lodovico) Lélio Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor Chicago Symphony Chorus Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano Duain Wolfe, Director Friday, February 4, 2011 at 8 PM 2 BARTÓK Music for Strings, Percussion, and celesta VERDI Otello (concert performance) SCHUMANN Piano Concerto (four concerts in Stern Auditorium / THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA WAGNER Overture to Tannhäuser Series Perelman Stage) Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor 2a DEBUSSY Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune Balcony $151, Center Balcony $182, Dress Circle $237, (four concerts in Stern Auditorium / Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 8 PM TOSHIO HOSOKAWA New Work (NY Premiere) Parquet / Second Tier $327, Prime Parquet $447, R. STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben Series Perelman Stage) BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA First Tier $495 This concert, presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership James Levine, Music Director and Conductor For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, with Lucerne Festival, is made possible by a generous Balcony $147, Center Balcony $178, Dress Circle $231, contribution from Roche. Maurizio Pollini, Piano 2010): Balcony $135, Center Balcony $166, Dress Circle Parquet / Second Tier $319, Prime Parquet $437, $221, Parquet / Second Tier $311, Prime Parquet $431, First Tier $483 SCHOENBERG Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488 First Tier $479 Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 8 PM For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, SCHOENBERG Piano Concerto BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 2010): Balcony $131, Center Balcony $162, Dress Circle MOZART Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter” $215, Parquet / Second Tier $303, Prime Parquet $421, James Levine, Music Director and Conductor Sponsored by Deloitte LLP First Tier $467 MAHLER Symphony No. 9 14 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 15
  • 10. Weekends at David Robertson Carnegie Hall Friday, December 3, 2010 at 8 PM The Philadelphia RISØR CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Measha Brueggergosman, Soprano Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano Marc-André Hamelin, Piano Orchestra Martin Fröst, Clarinet Charles Dutoit, Chief Conductor Henning Kraggerud, Violin Lars Anders Tomter, Viola Torleif Thedéen, Cello Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 8 PM Risør Festival Strings Jeremy Denk, Piano R. STRAUSS Sextet from capriccio MOZART Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat Major, K. 449 HENRI DUTILLEUX Timbres, espace, mouvement MAHLER Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1 (arr. Schoenberg) PROKOFIEV Selections from Romeo and Juliet LUTOSŁAWSKI Dance Preludes BARTÓK Divertimento for Strings Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 8 PM Vadim Repin, Violin Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 8 PM BERLIOZ Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict SAINT LOUIS SYMPHONY JAMES MacMILLAN Violin Concerto (NY Premiere) ORCHESTRA TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 David Robertson, Music Director and Conductor Leila Josefowicz, Violin Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 8 PM VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Charles Dutoit Paul Groves, Tenor (Oedipus) Thomas Tallis Petra Lang, Mezzo-Soprano (Jocaste) THOMAS ADÈS Violin Concerto, concentric Paths Robert Gierlach, Bass-Baritone (Creon/Messenger) (NY Premiere) David Wilson-Johnson, Baritone (Tiresias) TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique” Tenor to be announced Men of The Philadelphia Singers Chorale Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 2 PM David Hayes, Director CHICAGO SYMPHONY ALL-STRAVINSKY PROGRAM ORCHESTRA Apollo (Apollon musagète) Oedipus Rex Riccardo Muti, Music Director and Conductor Sponsored by KPMG LLP ANNA CLYNE <<rewind<< VARÈSE Arcana SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5 Series 16 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Series 4 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Balcony $107, Center Balcony $129, Dress Circle $166, Parquet / Second Tier $228, Prime Parquet $311, First Tier $345 Balcony $94, Center Balcony $114, Dress Circle $149, Photos: Robertson by Chris Lee, Dutoit by Jennifer Taylor, Repin © Kasskara/DG. Parquet / Second Tier $205, Prime Parquet $281, For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, First Tier $312 2010): Balcony $95, Center Balcony $117, Dress Circle $154, Parquet / Second Tier $216, Prime Parquet $299, For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, First Tier $333 2010): Balcony $82, Center Balcony $102, Dress Circle $137, Parquet / Second Tier $193, Prime Parquet $269, First Tier $300 16 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 Vadim Repin visit carnegiehall.org | 17
  • 11. The MET Orchestra James Levine, Music Director and Conductor Carnegie Hall Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 3 PM Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 3 PM Classics Michelle DeYoung, Mezzo-Soprano Natalie Dessay, Soprano Simon O’Neill, Tenor BERG Lulu Suite Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 8 PM MOZART Serenade in D Major, K. 320, “Posthorn” RAVEL Vocalise-étude en forme de Habanera MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA MAHLER Das Lied von der Erde GLIÈRE Concerto for Coloratura Soprano and Orchestra (Andante) Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor RACHMANINOFF Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14 Viktoria Yastrebova, Soprano (Magna Peccatrix) POULENC “Non, Monsieur mon mari” from Les Mamelles de Tirésias Anastasia Kalagina, Soprano (Una poenitentium) Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 3 PM MASSENET “Je marche sur tous les chemins … Obéissons quand Liudmila Dudinova, Soprano (Mater gloriosa) Evgeny Kissin, Piano leur voix appelle” from Manon Lilli Paasikivi, Mezzo-Soprano (Mulier Samaritana) SCHOENBERG Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16 DEBUSSY Images Zlata Bulycheva, Mezzo-Soprano (Maria Aegyptiaca) CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1 Sergei Semishkur, Tenor (Doctor Marianus) BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 Alexei Markov, Baritone (Pater ecstaticus) Series 22 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Evgeny Nikitin, Bass (Pater profundus) The Choral Arts Society of Washington Norman Scribner, Artistic Director Balcony $153, Center Balcony $185, Dress Circle $243, Parquet / Orfeón Pamplonés Second Tier $337, Prime Parquet $463, First Tier $514 Igor Ijurra Fernández, Director The Brooklyn Youth Chorus For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Dianne Berkun, Director Balcony $141, Center Balcony $173, Dress Circle $231, Parquet / Second Tier $325, Prime Parquet $451, First Tier $502 MAHLER Symphony No. 8 Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP Monday, February 28, 2011 at 8 PM MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA Osmo Vänskä, Music Director and Conductor Lisa Batiashvili, Violin BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 6; Symphony No. 7 Lisa Batiashvili Sponsored by Deloitte LLP Friday, April 1, 2011 at 8 PM SEIJI OZAWA ONGAKU-JUKU SEIJI OZAWA MUSIC ACADEMY ORCHESTRA James Levine Seiji Ozawa, Artistic Director and Conductor Mariusz Kwiecien, Baritone (Count Almaviva) Elaine Alvarez, Soprano (Countess Almaviva) Series 12 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Anna Christy, Soprano (Susanna) Balcony $101, Center Balcony $122, Dress Circle $159, Marco Vinco, Bass (Figaro) Parquet / Second Tier $219, Prime Parquet $300, Isabel Leonard, Mezzo-Soprano (Cherubino) First Tier $332 Judith Christin, Mezzo-Soprano (Marcellina) John Del Carlo, Bass-Baritone (Doctor Bartolo) For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, Greg Fedderly, Tenor (Don Basilio) 2010): Balcony $89, Center Balcony $110, Dress Circle Joélle Harvey, Soprano (Barbarina) $147, Parquet / Second Tier $207, Prime Parquet $288, First Tier $320 Remaining artists to be announced MOZART Le nozze di Figaro (concert performance) JapanNY Photos: Levine by Steve J. Sherman. 18 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 19
  • 12. Perspectives: Orchestra of Christian Tetzlaff St. Luke’s “One of the most brilliant and inquisitive artists Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 8 PM of the new generation” (The New York Times), German-born violinist Christian Tetzlaff has Christian Tetzlaff, Violin and Leader continued to expand his repertoire and audiences MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3 with playing that’s “immensely virtuosic and SCHOENBERG Verklärte nacht deeply personal” (Boston Globe). As a Carnegie SIBELIUS Suite for Violin and Strings HAYDN Symphony No. 80 Susan Graham Hall Perspectives artist, Tetzlaff participates in a broad-ranging series of concerts throughout the Perspectives: Christian Tetzlaff season, each promising to highlight a different side of this superb musician’s talents. Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 8 PM These Perspectives events include an evening Edo de Waart, Conductor with Tetzlaff as soloist and leader of the Susan Graham, Mezzo-Soprano Orchestra of St. Luke’s in works by Haydn, LISZT The Black Gondola (orch. John Adams) Mozart, Schoenberg, and Sibelius; a rare chance BERG Seven Early Songs to hear violin duos; the return of the Tetzlaff MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3, “Scottish” Quartet following their triumphant 2008 Zankel Hall performance; and a solo turn by Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 7:30 PM Tetzlaff with Ensemble ACJW conducted by Iván Fischer, Conductor Sir Simon Rattle. The violinist also performs Nikolaj Znaider, Violin with James Levine and the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a concert devoted exclusively to PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1, “Classical” repertoire featuring the solo violin, and leads TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto a Professional Training Workshop for young DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7 violinists and pianists focused on works by Bach, Brahms, and Schumann. Few currently performing violinists could undertake such an exhaustive exploration in Series 20 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Iván Fischer one season, but Tetzlaff has a unique approach to music making. As the Philadelphia Inquirer Balcony $75, Center Balcony $90, Dress Circle $114, Nikolaj Znaider Parquet / Second Tier $156, Prime Parquet $210, recently wrote, “He does not rest at the level of a First Tier $231 Photos: Tetzlaff by Alexandra Vosding, Graham by Dario Acosta, Fischer by Chris Lee, Znaider by George Lange. master; he continues to probe.” For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, • Boston Symphony Orchestra 2010): Balcony $63, Center Balcony $78, Dress Circle (Concertos Plus, page 13) $102, Parquet / Second Tier $144, Prime Parquet $198, First Tier $219 • Orchestra of St. Luke’s (page 21) • Ensemble ACJW (Chamber Sessions I, page 25) • Tetzlaff Quartet (Chamber Sessions I, page 25) • With Antje Weithaas (Chamber Sessions II, page 26) 20 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 21
  • 13. Choral Classics Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 8 PM Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 8 PM SAITO KINEN ORCHESTRA BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN Seiji Ozawa, Music Director and Conductor Masaaki Suzuki, Artistic Director and Conductor Christine Goerke, Soprano Hanna Blazikova, Soprano | Rachel Nicholls, Soprano Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor Countertenor to be announced chamber Matthias Goerne, Baritone Gerd Türk, Tenor | Peter Kooij, Bass SKF Matsumoto Choir BACH Mass in B Minor SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus Ritsuyukai Choir JapanNY BRITTEN War Requiem The Choral Classics series is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund Sponsored in part by for choral music established by S. Donald Sussman in memory of Judith Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited Arron and Robert Shaw. JapanNY Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 3 PM CARNEGIE HALL FESTIVAL Series 9 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) ANNIVERSARY CHORUS Featuring the NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL FESTIvAL Balcony $83, Center Balcony $100, Dress Circle $129, CHOIR and the CARNEGIE HALL FESTIvAL CHOIR Parquet / Second Tier $175, Prime Parquet $238, First Tier $263 Orchestra of St. Luke’s Robert Spano, Conductor For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, Thomas Cooley, Tenor 2010): Balcony $71, Center Balcony $88, Dress Circle Norman Mackenzie, Choral Preparation $117, Parquet / Second Tier $163, Prime Parquet $226, First Tier $251 BERLIOZ Requiem Robert Spano Chris Lee 22 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800
  • 14. The MET Chamber Ensemble James Levine, Artistic Director and Conductor Tetzlaff Quartet Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5 PM Zankel Hall Chamber Sessions I Members of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program WEBERN Songs with Ensemble SATIE Socrate PIERRE BOULEZ sur Incises Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 7:30 PM RISØR CHAMBER MUSIC Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 5 PM FESTIVAL Weill Recital Hall Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano | Martin Fröst, Clarinet KIRCHNER Music for Twelve Henning Kraggerud, Violin | Lars Anders Tomter, PERLE Serenade No. 1 for Viola and Viola | Torleif Thedéen, Cello | Risør Festival Strings Chamber Ensemble DEBUSSY Sonata for Cello and Piano FOSS Time Cycle for Soprano, Clarinet, Cello, ROLF WALLIN Under City Skin Percussion, and Piano-Celesta BENT SØRENSEN Schattenlinie BRAHMS Serenade No. 2 in A Major, Op. 16 MOZART Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 Ebène Quartet Series 57 Mezzanine (Zankel) / Balcony (Weill) $150, Parterre (Zankel) / Orchestra (Weill) $166 Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 7:30 PM ENSEMBLE ACJW (one concert in Featuring musicians of The Academy—a program of Carnegie Quartets Plus Zankel Hall, For Renewing Subscribers Only Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute in one concert in (through March 12, 2010): Mezzanine partnership with the New York City Department of Education Weill Recital Hall) (Zankel) / Balcony (Weill) $145, Parterre (Zankel) / Orchestra (Weill) $161 Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor Christian Tetzlaff, Violin Friday, October 15, 2010 at 7:30 PM Friday, April 8, 2011 at 7:30 PM Barbara Hannigan, Soprano ARCANTO QUARTET EBÈNE QUARTET RAMEAU Suite from Les Boréades MOZART String Quartet in D Minor, K. 421 MOZART String Quartet in C Major, K. 465, LIGETI Violin Concerto; Mysteries of the Macabre RAVEL String Quartet “Dissonance” R. STRAUSS Metamorphosen: A Study for 23 Strings BARTÓK String Quartet No. 5 BARTÓK String Quartet No. 3 Perspectives: Christian Tetzlaff MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80 Photos: Ebène Quartet by Julien Mignot, Levine by Hiroyuki Ito, Tetzlaff Quartet by Alexandra Vosding. Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:30 PM Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM MIAMI STRING QUARTET HAYDN String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4 Series 53 Balcony $208, Orchestra $208 For Renewing Subscribers TETZLAFF QUARTET HAYDN String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3 PĒTERIS VASKS String Quartet No. 3 (four concerts in Only (through March 12, 2010): MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13, SCHUMANN String Quartet No. 1 in A Major Weill Recital Hall) Balcony $200, Orchestra $200 “Ist es wahr? SCHOENBERG String Quartet No. 1 Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 7:30 PM Perspectives: Christian Tetzlaff PRAŽÁK QUARTET BEETHOVEN String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1 Mezzanine $135, Parterre $159 JANÁČEK String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters” SCHUBERT String Quartet in D Minor, James Levine Series k For Renewing Subscribers Only “Death and the Maiden” (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $126, Parterre $150 24 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 25
  • 15. Chamber Chamber Sessions II Sessions III Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 7:30 PM Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 7:30 PM RISØR CHAMBER MUSIC BRENTANO STRING QUARTET FESTIVAL HAYDN String Quartet in F Major, Op. 77, No. 2 Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano STEPHEN HARTKE night Songs for a Desert Flower Marc-André Hamelin, Piano (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) Øyvind Bjorå, Violin BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 Martin Fröst, Clarinet This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artists established by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony B. Evnin and the A. E. Charitable Foundation. Risør Festival Strings BARTÓK contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 7:30 PM HONEGGER Symphony No. 2, “Symphonie pour cordes” BERG Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5 RISØR CHAMBER MUSIC STRAVINSKY Le Sacre du printemps (version for FESTIVAL two pianos) Measha Brueggergosman, Soprano Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 7:30 PM Marc-André Hamelin, Piano ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET Henning Kraggerud, Violin Øyvind Bjorå, Violin HAYDN String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4 Lars Anders Tomter, Viola OSVALDO GOLIJOV String Quartet (NY Premiere, Torleif Thedéen, Cello co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and Stanford Lively Arts) SCHUBERT String Quartet in G Major, D. 887 GRIEG Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in G Major, Op. 13 This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artists LISZT “Oh! Quand je dors” established by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony B. Evnin and the A. E. Charitable Foundation. DUPARC “Au pays où se fait la guerre” BRAHMS “Ständchen,” Op. 106, No. 1 Of Special Note: Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 7:30 PM WAGNER “Im Treibhaus” from Wesendonck Lieder CHAUSSON chanson perpétuelle CHRISTIAN TETZLAFF, Violin ANTJE WEITHAAS, Violin Risør Chamber Music BRAHMS Piano Quartet No. 1 LECLAIR Sonata in D Major, Op. 3, No. 6 Festival at Carnegie Hall Friday, March 11, 2011 at 7:30 PM BARTÓK Violin Duos, BB 104 BRAD MEHLDAU AND FRIENDS DE BÉRIOT Duo Concertante in D Minor, Op. 57, No. 1 For one week every June, the small, charming YSAŸE Sonata for Two Violins in A Minor Brad Mehldau, Piano village of Risør on Norway’s southeastern coast Additional artists to be announced Perspectives: Christian Tetzlaff provides an idyllic backdrop for one of the world’s most celebrated chamber music festivals. This PIANO POWER December, world-renowned musicians from the PATRICK ZIMMERLI Modern Music Mezzanine $149, Parterre $167 TIMOTHY ANDRES Selections from Shy and Mighty Series l 2010 festival, led by Co-Artistic Directors Leif Ove Andsnes and Lars Anders Tomter, bring the BRAD MEHLDAU New Work (NY Premiere, For Renewing Subscribers Only Leif Ove Andsnes co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): magic of Risør to our shores. Joining a roster of Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $140, Parterre $158 distinguished soloists are the Risør Festival Strings, an ensemble of some of the finest string players Mezzanine $143, Parterre $163 Series m in Scandinavia. Together they perform chamber music and works for string orchestra by composers For Renewing Subscribers Only from Grieg to Honegger and Bent Sørenson, all (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): with the enthusiasm and insightfulness that have Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $134, Parterre $154 become hallmarks of the Risør Festival. Hear the Risør Festival musicians on the Weekends at Carnegie Hall (page 16), Chamber Photo: Simon Fowler. Sessions I (page 25), Chamber Sessions II (page 26), and Chamber Sessions III (page 27) series. 26 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 27
  • 16. Chamber Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 7:30 PM Program to include Sessions IV BRAHMS String Sextet in B-flat Major, Op. 18 Monday, February 7, 2011 at 7:30 PM ENSEMBLE ACJW recitals Program to include Featuring musicians of The Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute in BEETHOvEN Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 partnership with the New York City Department of Education Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 7:30 PM Program to include 60 Balcony $92, Orchestra $92 MOZART Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, K. 375 Series For Renewing Subscribers (four concerts in Only (through March 12, 2010): Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM Weill Recital Hall) Balcony $84, Orchestra $84 Program to include STRAvINSKY Octet for Wind Instruments Stefan Cohen Members of Ensemble ACJW The Academy is made possible by a leadership gift from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Major funding has also been provided by Mercedes and Sid Bass, The Diller–von Furstenberg Family Foundation, The Irving Harris Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, The Kovner Foundation, Martha and Bob Lipp, Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., Judith and Burton Resnick, Susan and Elihu Rose, and The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, with additional support from Mr. and Mrs. Nicola Bulgari, the Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, Susan and Ed Forst, Mrs. Nancy A. Marks, the Edward John Noble Foundation, The William Petschek Family, and Suki Sandler. The Academy and Ensemble ACJW are made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts. The Academy School Partnerships benefitting NYC public school students are made possible, in part, by Bank of America. 28 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800
  • 17. Great Artists I Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 8 PM PINCHAS ZUKERMAN, Violin YEFIM BRONFMAN, Piano Great Singers I Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 3 PM Great Artists II Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 8 PM MAURIZIO POLLINI, Piano BRYN TERFEL, Bass-Baritone Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 8 PM BACH The Well-Tempered clavier, Book I MALCOLM MARTINEAU, Piano YO-YO MA, Cello Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 8 PM KATHRYN STOTT, Piano Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 8 PM YURI BASHMET, Viola RENÉE FLEMING, Soprano EVGENY KISSIN, Piano Monday, February 21, 2011 at 8 PM Pianist to be announced Program to include DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY, Baritone SCHUBERT Sonata in A Minor, D. 821, “Arpeggione” IVARI ILJA, Piano Bryn Terfel Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2 PM SHOSTAKOVICH Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147 JOYCE DiDONATO, Mezzo-Soprano Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 8 PM DAVID ZOBEL, Piano EMERSON STRING QUARTET 13 Program to include (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Series Perelman Stage) JAMES GALWAY, Flute JAKE HEGGIE New Work (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall) MOZART Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285 Balcony $110, Center Balcony $134, Dress Circle $174, DEBUSSY Syrinx THOMAS ADÈS String Quartet Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 2 PM Parquet / Second Tier $241, Prime Parquet $329, First Tier $364 (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall) DOROTHEA RÖSCHMANN, FOOTE A night Piece For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, Soprano DEBUSSY String Quartet 2010): Balcony $98, Center Balcony $122, Dress Circle DAVID DANIELS, Countertenor $162, Parquet / Second Tier $229, Prime Parquet $317, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 8 PM Additional artists to be announced First Tier $352 MIDORI, Violin Monday, April 25, 2011 at 8 PM NOBUKO IMAI, Viola GENIA KÜHMEIER, Soprano ANTOINE LEDERLIN, Cello BERNARDA FINK, Mezzo-Soprano JONATHAN BISS, Piano MICHAEL SCHADE, Tenor HAYDN Piano Trio in A Major, Hob. XV:9 SCHUBERT Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 898 THOMAS QUASTHOFF, Bass-Baritone DVOŘÁK Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 87 Malcolm Martineau, Piano This performance is sponsored by Renée Fleming Justus Zeyen, Piano Sony Corporation. Photos: Ma by Michael O’Neill, Terfel by Marco Borggreve, Fleming by Andrew Eccles / Decca, DiDonato by Sheila Rock. Sponsored in part by Deloitte LLP SCHUMANN Spanische Liebeslieder, Op. 138 BRAHMS Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 52; Lieder; JapanNY neue Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 65 Series 13a (four concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Series 11 (five concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Balcony $125, Center Balcony $150, Dress Circle $195, Balcony $157, Center Balcony $188, Dress Circle $243, Parquet / Second Tier $268, Prime Parquet $365, Parquet / Second Tier $333, Prime Parquet $454, First Tier $403 First Tier $501 For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Balcony $109, Center Balcony $134, Dress Circle 2010): Balcony $137, Center Balcony $168, Dress Circle $179, Parquet / Second Tier $252, Prime Parquet $349, Yo-Yo Ma $223, Parquet / Second Tier $313, Prime Parquet $434, First Tier $387 First Tier $481 30 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 Joyce DiDonato visit carnegiehall.org | 31
  • 18. Keyboard Virtuosos I 5 Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 8 PM (five concerts in Stern Auditorium / ANDRÁS SCHIFF Series Perelman Stage) ALL-SCHUMANN PROGRAM Papillons; Davidsbündlertänze; Balcony $158, Center Balcony $190, Dress Circle $244, Kinderszenen; Symphonic Etudes Parquet / Second Tier $336, Prime Parquet $459, Sponsored by Deloitte LLP First Tier $507 For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 8 PM 2010): Balcony $138, Center Balcony $170, Dress Circle $224, Parquet / Second Tier $316, Prime Parquet $439, PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD First Tier $487 Program to include RAVEL Miroirs Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 8 PM JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET Friday, March 18, 2011 at 8 PM Mark Padmore Measha Brueggergosman YEFIM BRONFMAN ESA-PEKKA SALONEN New Work (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) Great Singers II: SCHUMANN Humoreske in B-flat Major, Op. 20 RACHMANINOFF Humoresque, Op. 10, No. 5 CHOPIN Twelve Etudes, Op. 10 Jula Goldwurm Pure Voice Series Monday, April 4, 2011 at 8 PM Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 7:30 PM Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 7:30 PM MAURIZIO POLLINI ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM MARK PADMORE, Tenor JESSICA RIVER A, Soprano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109 KRISTIAN BEZUIDENHOUT, MOLLY MORKOSKI, Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110 Fortepiano MEME Ensemble Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111 Program to include Program to include SCHUMANN Dichterliebe MARK GREY Ātash Sorushān (Fire Angels) Photos: Padmore by Marco Borggreve, Brueggergosman by Cylla von Tiedemann, Aimard © Felix Broede / DG. for Soprano, Piano, and Chamber Orchestra Pierre-Laurent Aimard (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) Friday, December 10, 2010 at 7:30 PM CHRISTIANNE STOTIJN, The Pure Voice series is sponsored by the Jean & Jula Goldwurm Memorial Mezzo-Soprano Foundation in memory of Jula Goldwurm. JOSEPH BREINL, Piano Works by TCHAIKOVSKY, MUSSORGSKY, Mezzanine $156, Parterre $188 DEBUSSY, FREDRIK SCHWENK, SHOSTAKOVICH, SCHUMANN, and LOEWE Series v For Renewing Subscribers Only (four concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $144, Parterre $176 Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7:30 PM MEASHA BRUEGGERGOSMAN, Soprano JUSTUS ZEYEN, Piano 32 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 33
  • 19. Keyboard Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 7:30 PM DAVID FRAY Virtuosos III: New York Recital Debut SCHUBERT Allegretto in C Minor, D. 915; Keynotes Klavierstücke, D. 946; Four Impromptus, D. 899 BACH Partita No. 6 in E Minor, BWV 830 Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 7:30 PM JEREMY DENK Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 7:30 PM MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN HAYDN Sonata in E Minor, Hob. XVI:34 Mezzanine $107, Parterre $137 Series p SCHUMANN carnaval For Renewing Subscribers Only WOLPE Passacaglia (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): FAURÉ Nocturne No. 6 in D-flat Major, Op. 63 Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $98, Parterre $128 LISZT Réminiscences de norma Evgeny Kissin Keyboard Virtuosos II Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 8 PM Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 8 PM MURR AY PER AHIA EVGENY KISSIN Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP ALL-LISZT PROGRAM Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP Friday, January 21, 2011 at 8 PM JONATHAN BISS Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 8 PM JANÁČEK Sonata 1.X.1905, From the Street LEIF OVE ANDSNES BERNARD RANDS New Work (NY Premiere) BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein” BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, BRAHMS Four Ballades, Op. 10 “Appassionata” SCHOENBERG Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19 SCHUMANN Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17 BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111 Friday, February 11, 2011 at 8 PM MITSUKO UCHIDA BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90 Series 6 (five concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) Photos: Kissin © FBroede EMI, Denk by Christopher Smith. SCHUMANN Davidsbündlertänze CHOPIN Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45; Balcony $172, Center Balcony $207, Dress Circle $ $269, Sonata in B Minor, Op. 58 Parquet / Second Tier $370, Prime Parquet $507, First Tier $560 For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Balcony $152, Center Balcony $187, Dress Circle $249, Parquet / Second Tier $350, Prime Parquet $487, First Tier $540 34 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 35
  • 20. new and old Kate Royal Alina Ibragimova Great Singers III: Distinctive Debuts Evenings of Song Friday, October 22, 2010 at 7:30 PM THE PARKER QUARTET Friday, November 12, 2010 at 7:30 PM Works by DvOŘÁK, LIGETI, and BEETHOvEN NICHOLAS PHAN, Tenor Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Chamber Music America’s MYR A HUANG, Piano Cleveland Quartet Award. Friday, February 18, 2011 at 7:30 PM Friday, February 11, 2011 at 7:30 PM TINE THING HELSETH, Trumpet EDWARD PARKS, Baritone NY Recital Debut KEN NODA, Piano HÅVARD GIMSE, Piano Works by MARTINŮ, ENESCU, HINDEMITH, GRIEG, and DE FALLA Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 7:30 PM SOPHIE KARTHÄUSER, Soprano Friday, March 18, 2011 at 7:30 PM NY Recital Debut EUGENE ASTI, Piano ALINA IBRAGIMOVA, Violin NY Recital Debut CÉDRIC TIBERGHIEN, Piano Friday, May 20, 2011 at 7:30 PM Works by DEBUSSY, LEKEU, SZYMANOWSKI, KATE ROYAL, Soprano and RAvEL Pianist to be announced This concert is made possible by The Ruth Morse Fund for Vocal Excellence. Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 7:30 PM AIMI KOBAYASHI, Piano NY Recital Debut 51 Balcony $160, Orchestra $160 JapanNY Series For Renewing Subscribers The Distinctive Debuts series is made possible, in part, by an (four concerts in Only (through March 12, 2010): endowment fund for the presentation of young artists generously Photos: Royal by Esther Haase, Ibragimova by Sussie Ahlburg. Weill Recital Hall) Balcony $152, Orchestra $152 provided by The Lizabeth and Frank Newman Charitable Foundation. Additional endowment support for international outreach has been provided by the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation. Series 56 Balcony $136, Orchestra $136 For Renewing Subscribers (four concerts in Only (through March 12, 2010): Weill Recital Hall) Balcony $128, Orchestra $128 36 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800
  • 21. The Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair Off the Beaten Track Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 7:30 PM UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN Join this virtuosic group of singing and strumming ukulele players for a melodious light entertainment featuring a collision of post-punk performance and toe-tapping oldies. Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 7:30 PM   ANNE SOFIE VON OTTER, Mezzo-Soprano BRAD MEHLDAU, Piano An evening of vocal works from lieder to jazz standards, with songs by Brahms, Fauré, Ferré, Lennon and McCartney, Sibelius, Strauss, and others, plus the New York premiere of Mehldau’s expanded Love Songs (commissioned by Carnegie Hall). Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 9 PM ALARM WILL SOUND Alan Pierson, Artistic Director and Conductor 1969 Through music, image, and spoken word, this concert tells the story of great musicians—including Karlheinz Stockhausen, The Beatles, Luciano Berio, Leonard Bernstein, and Igor Stravinsky—who strove for a new world and a new music during a tumultuous period in American history. Mezzanine $99, Parterre $129 Series a For Renewing Subscribers Only (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $90, Parterre $120       Anne Sofie von Otter    visit carnegiehall.org | 39
  • 22. Early Music in Weill Recital Hall Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 7:30 PM THE ENGLISH CONCERT Harry Bicket, Harpsichord Alice Coote, Mezzo-Soprano Nadja Zwiener, Violin Jonathan Manson, Cello Works by VIVALDI, MONTEVERDI, DOWLAND, and HANDEL Christina Pluhar Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 7:30 PM ORLANDO CONSORT FOOD, WINE, AND SONG Music and Feasting in Medieval and Early Renaissance Europe Works by DE LA HALLE, DE MACHAUT, DUFAY, Baroque Unlimited PONCE, and others Friday, October 29, 2010 at 7:30 PM Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 8 PM Friday, April 29, 2011 at 7:30 PM Zankel Hall Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage MASAAKI SUZUKI, Harpsichord L’ARPEGGIATA BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN Christina Pluhar, Artistic Director, Baroque Harp, Masaaki Suzuki, Artistic Director and Conductor and Lute Hanna Blazikova, Soprano | Rachel Nicholls, Soprano Philippe Jaroussky, Countertenor Countertenor to be announced TEATRO D’AMORE Gerd Türk, Tenor | Peter Kooij, Bass Works by STROZZI, CAZZATI, MONTEVERDI, BACH Mass in B Minor KAPSBERGER, and others, plus improvisations This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for choral music established by S. Donald Sussman in memory of Judith Arron and Robert Shaw. Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 7:30 PM JapanNY Zankel Hall IL GIARDINO ARMONICO Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 7:30 PM Giovanni Antonini, Conductor Zankel Hall Works by CASTELLO, MERULA, BUONAMENTE, LES VIOLONS DU ROY LEGRENZI, VIVALDI, and GALUPPI Bernard Labadie, Artistic Director and Conductor Ian Bostridge, Tenor Monday, March 7, 2011 at 7:30 PM Works by HANDEL, SCARLATTI, VIVALDI, Zankel Hall CALDARA, BOYCE, and GEMINIANI AKADEMIE FÜR ALTE MUSIK Masaaki Suzuki BERLIN O Works by TELEMANN, BACH, and HANDEL (four concerts in Zankel Hall, one concert Series in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) 58 Photos: Masaaki Suzuki and Christina Pluhar by JMarco Borggreve. Balcony $138, Orchestra $138 Mezzanine (Zankel) / Dress Circle (Stern/Perelman) $262, Series For Renewing Subscribers Only Parterre (Zankel) / Prime Parquet (Stern/Perelman) $322 (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Weill Recital Hall) Balcony $132, Orchestra $132 For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Mezzanine (Zankel) / Dress Circle (Stern/Perelman) $246, Parterre (Zankel) / Prime Parquet (Stern/Perelman) $306 40 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 41
  • 23. Fast Forward American Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 8:30 PM BRAD MEHLDAU, Piano Monday, January 31, 2011 at 7:30 PM eighth blackbird Composers THE SAINT PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA THOMAS ADÈS Catch MISSY MAZZOLI Still Life with Avalanche Orchestra: Scott Yoo, Conductor | Joshua Redman, Saxophone Jeff Ballard, Percussion | Matt Chamberlain, Percussion STEPHEN HARTKE Meanwhile, Incidental Music to Imaginary Puppet Plays Orchestra Underground PIERRE BOULEZ Dérive 1 Larry Grenadier, Bass BRAD MEHLDAU Highway Rider (NY Premiere) Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 7:30 PM George Manahan, Pre-concert performance at 7:30 PM with Music Director and Conductor The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. MIDORI, Violin CHARLES ABRAMOVIC, Piano Friday, December 17, 2010 at 7:30 PM Program to include Friday, October 15, 2010 at 7:30 PM A TRIBUTE TO TŌRU TAKEMITSU HUW WATKINS Coruscation and Reflection Susan Narucki, Soprano TOSHIO HOSOKAWA Vertical Time Study III Kazumi Watanabe, Guitar | Daisuke Suzuki, Guitar Ursula Oppens, Piano JAMES MacMILLAN After the Tryst Yasuhiro “coba” Kobayashi, Accordion JOHN ADAMS Road Movies MYSTICS AND MAGIC Tomohiro Yahiro, Percussion CLAUDE VIVIER Lonely child (NY Premiere) This concert, curated by his daughter Maki Takemitsu, JapanNY ALVIN SINGLETON Blueskonzert (NY Premiere) features improvisations on Takemitsu’s film music. George Manahan JACOB DRUCKMAN Nor Spell Nor Charm JapanNY JOHN LUTHER ADAMS The Light Within Mezzanine $151, Parterre $185 (World Premiere, Orchestra Version) Series n For Renewing Subscribers Only WANG JIE New Work (World Premiere) (four concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $139, Parterre $173 Friday, December 3, 2010 at 7:30 PM A TIME AND PLACE IVES central Park in the Dark DOUGLAS CUOMO Black Diamond Express to Hell (World Premiere) eighth blackbird CHRISTOPHER TRAPANI New Work (World Premiere) JEROME KITZKE The Fire at 4 a.m. (World Premiere) COMPOSER to be announced A Greener New York City Commission (World Premiere) Friday, March 4, 2011 at 7:30 PM PLAYING IT UNSAFE ACO’s next musical laboratory features new pieces selected through a nationwide search. Composers pursue no-holds-barred explorations that challenge their cre- ative capacities and stretch the limits of what is possible with an orchestra. Mezzanine $111, Parterre $141 Series h For Renewing Subscribers Only (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $102, Parterre $132 Photos: eighth blackbird by Jennifer Taylor. 42 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 43
  • 24. Making Music world, pop, Jeremy Geffen, Series Moderator Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 7:30 PM jazz, and folk MAKING MUSIC: EVAN ZIPORYN Evan Ziporyn, Bass Clarinet Carol McGonnell, Clarinet | Clarinet to be announced Theodore Schoen, Bass Clarinet | Andrew Russo, Piano Gamelan Galak Tika | Evan Ziporyn, Director Signal | Brad Lubman, Conductor ALL-ZIPORYN PROGRAM Cyro Baptista Tsmindao Ghmerto Hive (NY Premiere) In Bounds (NY Premiere) Signatures Bayu Sabda Idep (NY Premiere) Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 7:30 PM Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 9 PM MAKING MUSIC: CYRO BAPTISTA, Percussion and Vocals JAMES MacMILLAN Romero Lubambo, Guitar | Kevin Breit, Electric Guitar and Banjo James MacMillan, Conductor Michael Ward-Bergeman, Hyper-Accordion | Tim Keiper, Drums Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano Shanir Blumenkranz, Bass Inon Barnatan, Piano | Eric Ruske, Horn Brentano String Quartet vIRA LOUCOS Additional artists to be announced Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista performs music written or inspired by Heitor Villa-Lobos. ALL-MacMILLAN PROGRAM Piano Sonata Horn Quartet (US Premiere) Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 10 PM Raising Sparks (US Premiere) THE BOOKS Experimental music duo The Books mix electronica, folk, and Friday, April 15, 2011 at 7:30 PM acoustic music with samples of video, sounds, and speech. MAKING MUSIC: CHRISTOPHER ROUSE Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 7:30 PM Commentary by Christopher Rouse BRAD MEHLDAU, Piano Calder Quartet | Tara Helen O’Connor, Flute Brad Mehldau plays his own compositions interspersed with Todd Palmer, Clarinet | Bridget Kibbey, Harp works by Bach, Brahms, and Fauré. Molly Morkoski, Piano Percussionists to be announced Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 7:30 PM Jeffrey Milarsky, Conductor ENSEMBLE ACJW ALL-ROUSE PROGRAM Featuring musicians of The Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, Rotae Passionis The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute in partnership Ku-Ka-Ilimoku with the New York City Department of Education Compline String Quartet No. 3 (NY Premiere, commissioned by David Robertson, Conductor Carnegie Hall) Additional artists to be announced MOZART Zaide (Das Serail), K. 344 BERIO Vor, während, nach Zaide (NY Premiere) Mezzanine $87, Parterre $87 Series b For Renewing Subscribers Only Mezzanine $126, Parterre $164 (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Series d Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $78, Parterre $78 For Renewing Subscribers Only (four concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $114, Parterre $152 44 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800
  • 25. Perspectives: The Originals James Taylor Shortly after James Taylor made his Friday, October 29, 2010 at 8 PM Carnegie Hall debut in 1970 at age 22, Time magazine observed that MICHAEL FEINSTEIN his artistry had reached “a level both of intimacy and controlled Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 8 PM emotion rarely achieved in purely MUSIC OF STEVE REICH pop music.” The connection Taylor made with listeners was Bang on a Can All-Stars | eighth blackbird indelible, and his hits—“Fire and Kronos Quartet | So Percussion Rain,” “Sweet Baby James,” and ALL–STEVE REICH PROGRAM “Carolina in My Mind,” to name Mallet Quartet (NY Premiere) just a few—became a soundtrack 2 x 5 (NY Premiere) of the American experience. Double Sextet Steve Reich New Work, for live and pre-recorded string quartet The musical journey continues. In a (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall) unique residency at Carnegie Hall, this winner of 40 gold, platinum, 18 (three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Monday, May 9, 2011 at 8 PM and multi-platinum awards and Series Perelman Stage) QUINTESSENTIAL JAMES TAYLOR five Grammy Awards reveals his AND HIS BAND true breadth as a musician and his Balcony $99, Center Balcony $113, Dress Circle $144, James Taylor and his legendary band perform their evolution as an artist. Some events Parquet / Second Tier $258, Prime Parquet $276, greatest hits at Carnegie Hall. will focus on his musical influences— First Tier $298 including Celtic music, blues, and Perspectives: James Taylor Church of England hymns. Another For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, will delve into the versatility of the 2010): Balcony $87, Center Balcony $101, Dress Circle $132, Parquet / Second Tier $246, Prime Parquet $264, guitar with all-stars of the genre. First Tier $286 Also, as part of his Perspectives, James Taylor will host a very special gala honoring Carnegie Hall’s 120th anniversary. All will celebrate the songs that made him an American icon. Standard Time • Quintessential James Taylor and His Band (page 46) with Michael Feinstein • James Taylor: Roots (page 48) • James Taylor at Carnegie Hall (page 52) Michael Feinstein, Artistic Director • Guitar Conversations (page 53) Photos: Feinstein by Randee St. Nicholas, Reich by Peter Serling, Taylor by James O’Mara. Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 7:30 PM Sponsored by DeWitt Stern Group, Inc. Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 7:30 PM Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 7:30 PM Mezzanine $261, Parterre $261 Series f For Renewing Subscribers Only (three concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $252, Parterre $252 Michael Feinstein 46 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 47
  • 26. Around the Globe World Views Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 8 PM Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:30 PM HUGH MASEKELA, GHAZAL Trumpet and Flugelhorn Shujaat Husain Khan, Sitar This extraordinary trumpeter-composer mixes the music Kayhan Kalhor, Kamancheh of his South African roots with the pop-jazz of the 1960s. Sandeep Das, Tabla Ghazal brings together the closely related traditions of Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8 PM Indian and Persian improvisation. ANGELIQUE KIDJO Yutaka Oyama Masahiro Nitta with Youssou N’Dour | Omara Portuondo Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 10 PM Dianne Reeves and other special guests to be announced JORGE DREXLER, THE SOUND OF THE DRUM Guitar and Vocals Friday, March 25, 2011 at 10 PM The brilliant Afro-pop star Angelique Kidjo tells the Often rooted in Uruguayan melodies, Jorge Drexler’s YUTAKA OYAMA, Shamisen journey of the drum through rhythms, songs, and dances, distinctive songs—which include the Oscar-winning from Africa to the Caribbean and on to America, joined “Al otro lado del rio,” written for the movie The Motorcycle MASAHIRO NITTA, Shamisen by a few of contemporary music’s most important icons. Diaries—have found an international audience. Performing on the Tsugaru shamisen, a banjo-like instrument from northern Japan, Oyama and Nitta Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 8 PM bring a modern sensibility to an ancient, highly Friday, February 25, 2011 at 10 PM percussive folk music. GAL COSTA NASSIMA, Vocals JapanNY Costa sings music of the Tropicalismo movement— The Arab Andalusian music of Algeria has a champion in which combines sensuous bossa nova with heavy rock— Nassima, acknowledged internationally for her exquisite like no one else. rendering of a repertoire that harks back to the Moorish Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 10 PM Sponsored by KPMG LLP courts of medieval Spain. SEPTETO NACIONAL Pioneers of Cuban son, the music commonly associated Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 8 PM with the Buena Vista Social Club, Septeto Nacional has toured the world performing its infectious and classic JAMES TAYLOR: ROOTS repertoire of rumbas, boleros, and mambos. This concert, in which James Taylor is joined by special guests, spotlights the variety of influences that have shaped World Views is presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with World Music Taylor’s music, from bluegrass and blues to Celtic music and Institute. church hymns. Perspectives: James Taylor Mezzanine $175, Parterre $215 Series w 23 For Renewing Subscribers Only (four concerts in Stern Auditorium / (five concerts in (through March 12, 2010): Series Perelman Stage) Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $160, Parterre $200 Balcony $113, Center Balcony $135, Dress Circle $178, Parquet / Second Tier $270, Prime Parquet $321, First Tier $356 For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, 2010): Balcony $97, Center Balcony $119, Dress Circle $162, Parquet / Second Tier $254, Prime Parquet $305, First Tier $340 Angelique Kidjo Kayhan Kalhor of Ghazal 48 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 Hugh Masekela Gal Costa visit carnegiehall.org | 49
  • 27. The Shape of Jazz Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 9 PM at 8:30 PM REGINA CARTER’S BILL CHARLAP, Piano REVERSE THREAD RENEE ROSNES, Piano Regina Carter, Violin Celebrate Valentine’s Day week with an Yacouba Sissoko, Kora evening of Great American Songbook Will Holshouser, Accordion standards performed by this sparkling Chris Lightcap, Bass husband-and-wife team making their Alvester Garnett, Drums and New York City concert debut. Percussion Sponsored by KPMG LLP Regina Carter shines again in Steven Reineke Brian Stokes Mitchell Doc Severinsen this latest project, which merges Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 9:30 PM contemporary American jazz with traditional African folk melodies. TOSHIKO AKIYOSHI, Piano Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Lew Tabackin, Tenor Saxophone and at 9:30 PM Flute | Bass and Drums to be announced The New York Pops CHRIS POTTER UNDERGROUND SOLO, TRIO, AND QUARTET This legendary pianist-composer leads a tour through the history of jazz piano Chris Potter, Saxophone Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor Adam Rogers, Guitar and performs trios and quartets with her husband, tenor saxophone virtuoso Lew Craig Taborn, Keyboards Tabackin. Nate Smith, Drums Friday, October 15, 2010 at 8 PM Friday, January 28, 2011 at 8 PM JapanNY A world-class and accomplished soloist, Regina Carter THE MUSIC OF ABBA DOC SEVERINSEN’S composer, and bandleader who has Rajaton, Guest Artists EL RITMO DE LA VIDA performed as a sideman on over 100 albums, Potter now leads Underground, Doc Severinsen, Guest Artist Mezzanine $140, Parterre $180 Series j “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” “Take a Chance on Me,” his own stellar jazz quartet. and other favorites by the supergroup ABBA are performed Trumpet virtuoso and former Tonight Show bandleader For Renewing Subscribers Only by the acclaimed Finnish vocal ensemble Rajaton. Doc Severinsen returns with a sizzling new Latin music The Shape of Jazz series is presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with (four concerts in (through March 12, 2010): experience, El Ritmo de la Vida, featuring Argentine Absolutely Live Entertainment LLC. Zankel Hall) Mezzanine $128, Parterre $168 tango, Spanish flamenco, and gypsy jazz. Friday, November 19, 2010 at 8 PM STEPHEN SONDHEIM Friday, March 11, 2011 at 8 PM 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Guest artists to be announced Described by the New York Times as “the greatest THE GREAT JUDY GARLAND Ashley Brown, Guest Artist Exclusive Offer for Subscribers and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater,” Stephen Sondheim is celebrated for his incomparable contribution to American music. Heather Headley, Guest Artist Karen Olivo, Guest Artist CareFusion Jazz Festival New York 2010 Fifty years after her legendary Carnegie Hall concert, Judy Garland is celebrated with “Over the Rainbow,” “The Trolley Song,” “The Man That Got Away,” and other Thursday, June 17, 2010 at 8 PM Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 8 PM Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 8 PM Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8 PM gems from her historic 1961 performance. KEITH JARRETT, Piano THE GENIUS OF HERBIE HANCOCK Photos: Reineke by Steve J. Sherman, Severinsen © Vidargas Photography, Carter by Bebel Gilberto. CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS JOÃO GILBERTO WITH BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL! Sponsored by Aon GARY PEACOCK, Bass SEVEN DECADES: JACK DeJOHNETTE, João Gilberto, the “Pope of Bossa Nova” THE BIRTHDAY Brian Stokes Mitchell, Guest Artist and a collaborator with Antonio Carlos CELEBRATION Drums 14 The New York Pops Festival Chorus Jobim and Stan Getz on the international (five concerts in Stern Auditorium / Herbie Hancock | Wayne Shorter Broadway’s leading baritone, Tony Award winner Series Perelman Stage) Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, and Jack hit “Girl from Ipanema,” returns to Additional artists to be announced Brian Stokes Mitchell celebrates the season with DeJohnette return to Carnegie Hall for an Carnegie Hall to enthrall audiences with carols and traditional favorites. encore concert, after celebrating 25 years songs of rhythm, romance, and longing. Herbie Hancock’s original style has moved Balcony $145, Center Balcony $165, Dress Circle $210, of performing together as a trio in 2008. Discounted Ticket Prices (through effortlessly between almost every develop- Parquet / Second Tier $350, Prime Parquet $460, Produced in Association with Absolutely Live April 5, 2010): $31.50, $54, $76.50, $85.50 ment in acoustic and electronic jazz and First Tier $510 Entertainment and Stephen Cloud Presents. R&B over the last third of the 20th century, For Renewing Subscribers Only (through March 12, Discounted Ticket Prices (through absorbing blues, funk, gospel, rock, and even 2010): Balcony $125, Center Balcony $145, Dress Circle April 5, 2010): $36, $54, $67.50, $81 modern classical influences along the way. $190, Parquet / Second Tier $330, Prime Parquet $440, Discounted Ticket Prices (through First Tier $490 April 5, 2010): $31.50, $58.50, $76.50, $90 Presented by George Wein’s CareFusion Jazz Festival New York in partnership with Carnegie Hall. 50 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 visit carnegiehall.org | 51
  • 28. Non-Subscription Events Available exclusively to 2010–2011 season subscribers until August 23, 2010. Friday, October 22, 2010 at 11 AM Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 8 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage MARIINSKY NEW YORK STRING ORCHESTRA ORCHESTRA Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Jaime Laredo, Conductor and Violinist Conductor Daniel Hope, Violin MAHLER Symphony No. 5 Paul Watkins, Cello Additional soloists to be announced $28, $34, $45, $64, $89, $99 BACH “Brandenburg” Concerto No. 2 BARBER capricorn concerto Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 4 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage BRAHMS Double Concerto in A Minor SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, TOO HOT TO HANDEL: “Rhenish” THE GOSPEL MESSIAH This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artists established Baltimore Symphony Orchestra by Stella and Robert Jones. Marin Alsop, Music Director and $19, $38, $50 Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Lang Lang James Taylor A mass choir of New York City students Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 1 PM joins Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Weill Recital Hall Symphony in Too Hot to Handel. This DISCOVERY DAY: Gala Events full-length work has thrilled audiences across the country with its blend of the FRANZ LISZT timeless brilliance of Handel’s Messiah Carnegie Hall explores the life and work and an invigorating infusion of jazz, of this legendary figure on the occasion of Non-subscription, concert-only tickets available exclusively to 2010–2011 season subscribers until August 23, 2010. gospel, rock, and R&B. his bicentennial year with a day of panel $19, $38, $50 discussions, talks, and performances. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 7 PM Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7 PM Sound Insights is sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 8 PM $22 THE OPENING NIGHT GALA JAMES TAYLOR Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra AT CARNEGIE HALL THE NEW YORK POPS Friday, May 6, 2011 at 9:30 PM Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Conductor One of the most beloved singer-songwriter-guitarists Steven Reineke, Music Director and Zankel Hall of our time celebrates 120 years of Carnegie Hall’s Lang Lang, Piano legendary history with special guests. Conductor JAMES TAYLOR: ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM Brian Stokes Mitchell, Guest Artist GUITAR CONVERSATIONS Photo: Harnoncourt by Johannes Ifkovits, Lang Lang by Olaf Heine / DG, Taylor by James O’Mara, Gilbert by Chris Lee, McDonald by Michael Wilson. Perspectives: James Taylor Piano Concerto No. 1 The New York Pops Festival Chorus Don’t miss a night of conversation Symphony No. 7 Concert-only ticket prices: CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH and performance devoted to popular Balcony $55, Center Balcony $68, Dress Circle $90 Opening Night Gala Sponsor: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL! music’s instrument of choice when Major support for the Opening Night broadcast has been provided by S. Donald Sussman. Broadway’s leading baritone, Tony James Taylor invites a few of his guitar Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 7 PM Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell heroes to join him. Concert-only ticket prices: Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage Balcony $62, Center Balcony $77, Dress Circle $102 Alan Gilbert celebrates the season with carols and Perspectives: James Taylor For information on the Gala, including the pre-concert 120TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT traditional favorites. $64, $80 $33, $37, $46, $74, $96, $106 reception and the post-concert dinner, and to purchase New York Philharmonic tickets using the Special Benefit Events Ticket Order Form, Alan Gilbert, Music Director please see pages 58 and 59. Emanuel Ax, Piano | Gil Shaham, Violin Friday, December 24, 2010 at 7 PM Please note that concert-only tickets become available Yo-Yo Ma, Cello | Audra McDonald, Vocalist Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage for purchase on the following dates: July 7, 2010 for Carnegie Hall subscribers and donors; July 14, 2010 for DVOŘÁK carnival Overture NEW YORK STRING the general public. BEETHOVEN Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56 ORCHESTRA ELLINGTON Songs Jaime Laredo, Conductor GERSHWIN An American in Paris Jennifer Koh, Violin Concert-only ticket prices: Benjamin Hochman, Piano Balcony $50, Center Balcony $62, Dress Circle $83 MOZART Overture to così fan tutte MENDELSSOHN Concerto for Violin, Piano, and Strings in D Minor 2011 Gala Benefit Tickets: Prime concert seating locations are reserved for Gala patrons and include a MOZART Symphony No. 31, “Paris” special event. Event details will be announced in the This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artists established fall. To receive an invitation to the Gala, please call the by Stella and Robert Jones. Special Events Office at 212-903-9679. $19, $38, $50 52 | call CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 Audra McDonald visit carnegiehall.org | 53
  • 29. Carnegie Hall’s 2010–2011 call 212-247-7800 | visit carnegiehall.org Season at a Glance Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 29 SEPTEMBER 30 1 OCTOBER 2 1 FEBRUARY 2 3 4 5 Gala Event Intl Orch I Intl Orch III Keyboard I Amer Orch II Amer Orch I Opening Night Vienna Phil Vienna Phil Thibaudet Cleveland Orch Cleveland Orch 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Intl Orch II Chamber IV Shape of Jazz Keyboard II Vienna Phil ACJW Charlap/Rosnes Uchida 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Singers III Phila Orch Signatures NY Pops Around the Globe Parks/Noda Chamber IV Baptista ACO Masekela 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 ACJW Early Music Quartets + Keyboard III Singers II Dist Debut Off Track English Concert Arcanto Denk Brueggergosman/Zeyen Helseth/Gimse von Otter/Mehldau 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Intl Orch I Intl Orch III CH Classics Non-Sub Choral Classics Artists II Early Music Standard Time Baroque World Views Mariinsky Orch Mariinsky Orch Mariinsky Orch Mariinsky Orch CH Festival Hvorostovsky/Ilja Orlando Consort with Feinstein Il Giardino Armonico Nassima Shape of Jazz Dist Debut Anniversry Chorus Carter Parker Quartet 27 28 1 MARCH 2 3 4 5 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 CH Classics Phila Orch Making Music ACO Weekends Intl Orch II Keyboard I Artists II St. Luke’s Baroque Amer Orch II Minnesota Orch MacMillan Saint Louis Symph Mariinsky Orch Schiff Ma/Stott L’Arpeggiata Atlanta Symph Quartets + Singers II Originals Making Music Praz ˇák Padmore/Bezuidenhout Feinstein Ziporyn 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 31 1 NOVEMBER 2 3 4 5 6 Singers I Baroque Chamber II Keyboard II Off Track NY Pops Artists II MET Chamber Off Track Chamber III DiDonato/Zobel Akademie für St. Lawrence Kissin Alarm Will Sound Chamber III Emerson Quartet / Ukulele Orch Brentano Alte Musik Berlin Mehldau and Galway Friends 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Fast Forward Shape of Jazz Around the Globe Amer Orch I Concertos + 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Mehldau / Potter Kidjo New York Phil Baltimore Symph Concertos + Amer Orch I Amer Orch II Keyboard I Saint Paul World Views Signatures Boston Symph Boston Symph Boston Symph Bronfman Chamber Orch Ghazal The Books Dist Debut Singers III Ibragimova/ Phan/Huang Tiberghien 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Non-Sub Keyboard III Singers I Keyboard II NY Pops Artists I Intl Orch II Choral Classics/ Fast Forward Around the Globe World Views Intl Orch III Gospel Messiah Fray Terfel/Martineau Perahia Quartets + Zukerman/Bronfman NHK Symph Baroque Midori/Abramovic Costa Oyama/Nitta Toronto Symph Bach Collegium Miami Japan 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 27 28 29 30 31 1 APRIL 2 28 29 30 1 DECEMBER 2 3 4 Artists I Singers II Standard Time Signatures CH Classics Concertos + Pollini Rivera/Morkoski with Feinstein ACJW Ozawa Ongaku- Ozawa Ongaku-juku Chamber I Chamber II Weekends Chamber III juku Risør Risør Risør Risør ACO 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Singers I Keyboard I Artists II St. Luke’s Keyboard II Quartets + Keyboard I St. Luke’s NY Pops Non-Sub Röschmann/Daniels Pollini Midori/Imai/ Shape of Jazz Andsnes Ebène Dist Debut Lederlin/Biss Akiyoshi Aimard Singers II NY Pops Kobayashi Stotijn/Breinl 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 MET Orch Gala Event Intl Orch I Intl Orch II Amer Orch II Amer Orch I Intl Orch III Intl Orch I Fast Forward Choral Classics Saito Kinen Orch Saito Kinen Orch Takemitsu Saito Kinen Orch Chamber I James Taylor at St. Petersburg Phil St. Petersburg Phil Chicago Symph Chicago Symph Tetzlaff Quartet Carnegie Hall Chamber IV Making Music World Views 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ACJW Rouse Septeto Nacional Chamber I Non-Sub 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ACJW NY String Orch Weekends Around the Globe Standard Time 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 JANUARY Chicago Symph James Taylor with Feinstein Non-Sub 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 NY String Orch Singers I Artists I Early Music Originals 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Kühmeier/Fink/ Bashmet/Kissin Suzuki Reich Schade/Quasthoff Singers III 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Karthhäuser/Asti Singers I Fleming 1 MAY 2 3 4 5 6 7 Chamber II Phila Orch Gala Event Non-Sub 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Tetzlaff/Weithaas 120th Anniversary James Taylor Keyboard II World Views Biss Drexler 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Baroque Originals Chamber IV Keyboard III 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Violons du Roy Taylor ACJW Hamelin MET Orch Signatures NY Pops Non-Sub Mehldau Discovery Day: 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Franz Liszt MET Orch Singers III Royal 30 31 MET Chamber Fast Forward eighth blackbird visit carnegiehall.org | 55
  • 30. Celebrating Ongoing Membership Partnerships Carnegie Hall applauds people like you, who help keep the doors of music wide open. Your membership makes a meaningful difference by supporting Absolutely Live great performances and educational Entertainment, LLC opportunities for all ages. To become Absolutely Live Entertainment a Carnegie Hall member, visit is a full-service festival, concert, carnegiehall.org/supportthehall or tour, and special-event company call one of the numbers listed below. founded by Dan Melnick. Artistic director of The Shape of Jazz series at Zankel Hall since its inception, Friends Mr. Melnick, over the past 20 212-903-9654 years, has helped produce over 90 Your donation of $100–$2,499 annually entitles festivals in Europe, Japan, and you to passes to Open Working Rehearsals the US. featuring the world’s top orchestras, discounts on tickets, restaurants, parking, and gift- George Wein shop merchandise, special early-bird ticket purchasing privileges, exclusive invitations to Impresario and jazz pianist Meet the Artist events, Professional Training George Wein wrote himself into Workshops, and more. the history books when he created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954. Since then, he has produced one Patrons major festival after the other—the 212-903-9808 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Donors of $2,500 or more annually receive Festival and the JVC Jazz Festival, all Friends benefits, plus access to the Patron to name two. Carnegie Hall is Ticket Desk and the Shorin Club Room (a pleased to partner with George private, Patrons-only lounge), invitations to Wein’s CareFusion Jazz Festival pre-concert dinners, listing in Playbill and the New York 2010. Annual Report, and much more. World Music Institute Notables Rooted in a respect for the 212-903-9734 creative expressions of all people, A membership and ticket program for music the World Music Institute was enthusiasts in their 20s and 30s. Enjoy concerts, founded in 1985 to present private performances, intimate discussions with the finest traditional and musicians, and exclusive Notables-only social contemporary music and dance gatherings. Panelists at recent Notables events from around the globe. Carnegie have included Pete Wentz, Ana Gasteyer, Zac Hall is proud to present the World Posen, Lou Reed, Duncan Sheik, Grandmaster Views series in Zankel Hall in Flash, and Natalie Merchant. Weill Music Institute partnership with the World Music Institute. WFUV Music for Everyone New York City public radio station WFUV keeps listeners tuned in Carnegie Hall believes that everyone should have access to the power of great music. Serving more than 115,000 children, students, with an eclectic mix of artists teachers, parents, young music professionals, and adults each year, the Weill Music Institute’s education and community programs Carnegie Hall is generously supported, and music. In 2010–2011, are designed to inspire the next generation of music lovers, nurture tomorrow’s talent, and contribute to the advancement of music in part, by public funds from the New York City Carnegie Hall and WFUV present education—in the New York metropolitan area, across the US, and around the world. Department of Cultural Affairs, the a new season of WFUV Live at New York State Council on the Arts, Zankel, a series that showcases To receive a program brochure, available in late spring, call 212-903-9670. Please visit carnegiehall.org for more information. and the National Endowment for the Arts. singer-songwriters in Zankel Hall. Look for details in the 2010–2011 Carnegie Hall Season Guide, Special thanks to our generous corporate supporters mailed to subscribers in August. Photo: Stefan Cohen. 56 visit carnegiehall.org | 57
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Special Benefit Events Ticket Order Form EVENT AND DATE LOCATION CONTRIBUTION AMOUNT ORDER ORDER AMOUNT Scheduled for the RESERVE TABLES AND TICKETS FOR THE DINNER, CONCERT, AND DESSERT RECEPTION: Special Benefit Events current season Co-Chair Table (First Tier Box of eight seats and $50,000 ($46,968 is tax deductible) # $ Bravissimo! a table for eight at the Dinner) Opera Gala Vice-Chair Table (First Tier Box of eight seats and $25,000 ($21,968 is tax deductible) # $ a table for eight at the Dinner) Celebrating Baritone Parquet seating and admission for one to the $1,500 ($1,164 is tax deductible) # $ Dinner and Reception Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky RESERVE TABLES AND TICKETS FOR THE DINNER AND CONCERT: Thursday, April 1, 2010 Parquet seating for eight and a table for eight $10,000 ($7,864 is tax deductible) # $ at the Dinner 6 PM Dinner Events scheduled for the 2009–2010 season Join us to celebrate the 2010–2011 season. 8 PM Concert Parquet seating and admission for one to the Dinner $1,250 ($983 is tax deductible) # $ 10 PM Dessert Reception RESERVE TICKETS FOR THE CONCERT AND DESSERT RECEPTION: Parquet seating and admission for one to the Reception $500 ($314 is tax deductible) # $ 2010–2011 RESERVE TABLES FOR THE CONCERT AND DINNER: Special Event First Tier Box of eight seats and a table for eight $50,000 ($47,040 is tax deductible) N/A N/A at the Dinner The Opening Parquet seating for 10 and a table for 10 at the Dinner $50,000 ($46,520 is tax deductible) # $ Night Gala Parquet seating for 10 and a table for 10 at the Dinner Second Tier Box of eight seats and a table for eight $25,000 ($21,520 is tax deductible) # $15,000 ($12,984 is tax deductible) # $ $ Wednesday, at the Dinner September 29, 2010 Parquet seating for 10 and a table for 10 at the Dinner $15,000 ($12,070 is tax deductible) # $ 5:30 PM Reception RESERVE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS FOR THE CONCERT AND DINNER: 7 PM Concert Bravissimo! 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