Carnegie Hall Live : About
Airs as scheduled on 105.9 FM WQXR
WQXR and Carnegie Hall in collaboration with American Public Media (APM) present a series of twelve national broadcasts live from Carnegie Hall. The 2012-13 season featured a range of orchestras, small ensembles and soloists including the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel; the pairing of opera singers Renée Fleming and Susan Graham; and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, led by Daniel Barenboim.
Other highlights included the Belcea Quartet; the Philadelphia Orchestra with Yannick Nézet-Séguin; pianist Jonathan Biss and the Elias String Quartet; the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas; the Staatskapelle Dresden with Christian Thielemann; Ensemble Matheus; and a performance of Osvaldo Golijov’s La Pasión según San Marcos, part of a creative learning project from Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.
In addition to the performance, each broadcast included artist interviews during intermission, live chats at WQXR.org, and questions from Twitter (use the hashtag #CHLive). The series will be available in the New York area on 105.9 FM and streaming on WQXR.org. Carnegie Hall Live will be carried nationally in select cities.
The 2012-13 season has ended; the next broadcast season will be announced in the coming weeks.