Carnegie Hall Live

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Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the fourth season of Carnegie Hall Live kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 1, with a performance by the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Simon Rattle and featuring guest soloist Anne Sophie Mutter. This season, the series will be co-hosted by luminaries from the arts world. Soprano Deborah Voigt, who has previously been a guest host on WQXR, will join Jeff Spurgeon for Opening Night. Emmy Award-winning actor David Hyde Pierce will co-host the Trifonov recital on December 9 and New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert will join Spurgeon at the Mahler Chamber Orchestra on February 23. Other boldface names will join for various performances throughout the series. Below is the full schedule.

Next Broadcasts:

October 1 at 7 pm: Opening Night featuring the Berlin Philharmonic with violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter
November 7 at 7:30 pm: Academy of Ancient Music
November 20 at 8 pm: San Francisco Symphony with violinist Gil Shaham
December 9 at 8 pm: Daniil Trifonov, solo piano
January 30 at 8 pm: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
February 8 at 8 pm: Thomas Hampson, baritone
February 23 at 8 pm: Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Leif Ove Andsnes, piano and conductor
March 10 at 8 pm: András Schiff, Piano
March 18 at 8 pm: Philadelphia Orchestra
April 16 at 7:30 pm: Le Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall, director
April 30 at 8 pm: English Baroque Soloists, The Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
July 11 at 8 pm: National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America with Yundi Li, piano

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Listen: San Francisco Symphony Plays Prokofiev, Ravel and Sam Adams

Listen to the archvied broadcast of the San Francisco Symphony, led by Michael Tilson Thomas.

On-Demand Audio: Academy of Ancient Music Plays Bach

Friday, November 07, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the Academy of Ancient Music performing Bach's kaleidoscopic Orchestral Suites.

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Listen: Season Opener with Berlin Philharmonic, Anne-Sophie Mutter

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the opening night gala concert by the Berlin Philharmonic led by Simon Rattle.

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Listen: National Youth Orchestra Recorded at Carnegie Hall

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, a training orchestra organized by Carnegie Hall. The program includes Britten, Mussorgsky and Bernstein.

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Listen: Bavarian Radio Symphony Plays Beethoven and Shostakovich

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Listen to Saturday's broadcast of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in a program of Beethoven and Shostakovich at Carnegie Hall.

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On-Demand Audio: Atlanta Plays Britten's War Requiem

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performing Britten's War Requiem, recorded on Wednesday night.

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Listen: The English Concert Plays Handel's Theodora

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the English Concert performing Handel oratorio Theodora – the work the composer said he was most proud of.

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Listen: Vienna Philharmonic Plays Mozart, Bruckner and Staud

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Vienna Philharmonic presented a program of Mozart, Bruckner and Staud. Franz Welser-Most conducted the concert.

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On-Demand Audio: Philadelphia Plays Beethoven and Strauss

Friday, February 21, 2014

Last Friday, WQXR brought you the Philadelphia Orchestra in a war-themed program of Strauss, Shostakovich and Beethoven. Listen to portions of the concert here.

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Boston Symphony Plays Brahms, Schumann and Stucky

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of Bernard Haitink conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. The program features Bronx-born pianist Murray Perahia.

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On-Demand Audio: Takács Quartet Plays Bartok

Saturday, January 18, 2014

On Saturday the venerable Takács Quartet came to Zankel Hall to present three of Bartok's six string quartets, pillars of the 20th-century repertoire.

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On-Demand Audio: Arcangelo Plays Bach and Handel

Monday, November 18, 2013

On Monday night we brought bring you a concert by the London-based period-instrument ensemble Arcangelo with the Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova. Listen to the full performance.

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San Francisco Symphony Plays Viennese & American Classics

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The San Francisco Symphony returned to Carnegie Hall in November with a program of American and Viennese repertoire, with piano soloist Jeremy Denk.

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Updated: Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Shostakovich & Ravel

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Tonight we were scheduled to bring you the Opening Night Concert of Carnegie Hall’s new season, but this morning IATSE/Local One Stagehands went on strike and the concert was cancelled.

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Listen: Staatskapelle Dresden Performs Bruckner's Eighth

Friday, April 19, 2013

On Friday, the Staatskapelle Dresden closed the 2012-13 Carnegie Hall Live series on an epic note, with Bruckner's Symphony No. 8.

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On-Demand Audio: Jonathan Biss & the Elias Quartet

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Jonathan Biss and the Elias Quartet performed music by Mozart, Janacek, Schumann and the Brooklyn-based composer Timothy Andres. Listen to the full concert now.

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The Berlin Philharmonic Plays Mahler's Symphony No. 2

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Today at 8 pm, tune in for an encore broadcast of the Berlin Philharmonic performing Mahler's Symphony No. 2.

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Listen: Golijov's La Pasión según San Marcos

Sunday, March 10, 2013

On Sunday, WQXR presented a live broadcast of Golijov's La Pasión según San Marcos, a work that draws on Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music in its re-telling of the passion story.

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On-Demand Audio: Ensemble Matheus Plays Handel & Vivaldi

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

On Wednesday, the French period-instrument ensemble performed music by Handel, Vivaldi and Nicola Antonio Porpora in this wide-ranging program at Zankel Hall.

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On-Demand Audio: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

Sunday, February 03, 2013

The West-Eastern Divan finished its Carnegie Hall series with a broadcast of Beethoven's Symphonies Nos. 2 and 9.

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Renée Fleming and Susan Graham Sing French Songs

Sunday, January 27, 2013

In case you missed it: Soprano Renée Fleming and mezzo-soprano Susan Graham recently teamed up for a recital of French song literature. Listen to the recital here on demand.

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