Carnegie Hall Live

Airs Tuesdays at 9 pm on WQXR.

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

Carnegie Hall Live is hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon, and is joined by various co-hosts from the arts and media world including Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Anthony McGill, John Hockenberry, John Schaefer and Deborah Voigt, among others. Programs air Tuesdays at 9 pm.

Rebroadcast Schedule:

Tuesday, June 7: New York Philharmonic (opening night gala)
Tuesday, July 5: St. Lawrence String Quartet
Tuesday, July 19: Bach Collegium Japan
Tuesday, July 26: Berlin Philharmonic
Tuesday, Aug. 16: Vienna Philharmonic
Tuesday, Aug. 23: Budapest Festival Orchestra and Marc-André Hamelin
Tuesday, Aug. 30: Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt
Tuesday, Sept. 6: Valery Gergiev Leads the Vienna Philharmonic
Tuesday, Sept. 13: Hilary Hahn and Minnesota Play Sibelius
Tuesday, Sept. 20: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Tuesday, Sept. 27: Yuja Wang Plays Brahms, Schumann and Beethoven
Tuesday, Oct. 4: Charles Dutoit Conducts the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

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Watch: Yuja Wang Plays Brahms, Schumann and Beethoven

Tuesday at 9 pm, WQXR re-airs Yuja Wang's performance of Beethoven's towering 'Hammerklavier,' as well as works by Brahms and Schumann from Carnegie Hall.

Listen: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Plays Shostakovich

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

At 9 pm hear the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Mariss Jansons perform Shostakovich's "Leningrad" Symphony, recorded live at Carnegie Hall. 

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Hilary Hahn and Minnesota Play Sibelius

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Osmo Vänskä leads violinist Hilary Hahn and the Minnesota Orchestra in an all-Sibelius program, live from Carnegie Hall. Re-broadcast Tuesday night at 9 pm.

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Valery Gergiev Leads the Vienna Philharmonic

Friday, February 26, 2016

Listen to this archived broadcast of Carnegie Hall Live featuring Valery Gergiev leading the Vienna Philharmonic in works by Wagner, Debussy and Mussorgsky.

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Listen: Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt Perform Piano Trios

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Listen to the archived broadcast from Carnegie Hall, featuring the Tetzlaff trio performing Schumann, Dvorak and Brahms.

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Budapest Festival Orchestra and Marc-André Hamelin Play Liszt

Thursday, February 18, 2016

At 9 pm hear Iván Fischer lead the Budapest Festival Orchestra in a concert recorded live at Carnegie Hall. Pianist Marc-André Hamelin joins the orchestra.

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Listen: The Philadelphia Orchestra Plays Music From Vienna

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Listen to the archived broadcast from Carnegie Hall. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in a program of Johann Strauss Jr. and HK Gruber.

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Berlin Philharmonic Plays Beethoven

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Sir Simon Rattle led the Berlin Philharmonic in an all-Beethoven program broadcast live from Carnegie Hall.

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Listen: Bach Collegium Japan from Carnegie Hall

Friday, November 06, 2015

Tune in Tuesday at 9 pm, to hear the re-broadcast of Bach Collegium Japan performing music by Bach, Vivaldi and Handel from Carnegie Hall, or listen to it online.

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Listen: St. Lawrence String Quartet plays Haydn, Beethoven and Adams

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Tonight at 9 pm, listen to the St. Lawrence String Quartet performing Haydn, Beethoven and John Adam's Second Quartet at Carnegie Hall.

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Listen: Boston Symphony Plays Russian Fireworks

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of the BSO's performance Thursday of Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky and Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.

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Listen: New York Philharmonic with Evgeny Kissin

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of Carnegie Hall's opening-night gala concert featuring the New York Philharmonic.

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Listen: Charles Dutoit Conducts the National Youth Orchestra of the USA

Saturday, July 11, 2015

On July 11, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America led by conductor Charles Dutoit and featuring pianist Yundi Li performed its third season opener.

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English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir Play Monteverdi's Vespers

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In tonight's re-broadcast, John Eliot Gardiner leads the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir in Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers. 

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Tonight: Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations Play French Baroque

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Every Tuesday night, we're re-broadcasting a concert from the 2014-15 season of Carnegie Hall Live. Tonight at 9 pm, Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations.

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Tonight: Philadelphia Orchestra with Joyce DiDonato

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Every Tuesday night, we're re-broadcasting a concert from the 2014-15 season of Carnegie Hall Live. Tonight at 9 pm, the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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András Schiff Plays Final Sonatas of Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Tonight at 9 pm, tune in for an encore airing of András Schiff playing the final sonatas of Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert. 

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Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Leif Ove Andsnes Play Beethoven

Monday, February 23, 2015

Every Tuesday night, we're re-broadcasting a concert from the 2014-15 season of Carnegie Hall Live. Tonight at 9 pm, Leif Ove Andsnes plays Beethoven’s Piano Concertos Nos. 2-4. 

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Listen: Thomas Hampson Performs War Songs

Monday, February 09, 2015

Every Tuesday this spring, we're re-broadcasting concerts from the Carnegie Hall Live 2014-15 season. Listen to the recital by baritone Thomas Hampson.

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Plays Mendelssohn, Debussy and Scriabin

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Tonight at 9 pm, tune in for a rebroadcast of Chicago Symphony at Carnegie Hall, performing pieces by Mendelssohn, Debussy, and Scriabin.

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Pianist Daniil Trifonov Performs Bach, Beethoven and Liszt

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Every Tuesday night, we're re-broadcasting a concert from the 2014-15 season of Carnegie Hall Live. Tune in Tuesday at 9 pm to relive Daniil Trifonov's recital from December.

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