The Philadelphia Orchestra Plays Music From Vienna

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in 2016. (Ebru Yildiz for NPR)

Listen to the archived audio from WQXR's first live broadcast from Carnegie Hall of 2016. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in a program of Johann Strauss Jr., Beethoven and HK Gruber. The soloist on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 is 20-year-old Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki.

WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon hosts the broadcast along with John Hockenberry from WNYC's The Takeaway.

Program playlist:

J. Strauss Jr.: "Tales from the Vienna Woods" Waltz, Op. 325
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4*
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso" (arr. Mahler)
HK Gruber: Charivari

Jan Lisiecki appears courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft. *The on-demand audio of his performance has expired, but you can listen to the rest of the concert above.

We asked listeners to share their thoughts during the broadcast using #CHLive. Here is a collection of those tweets and photos:

Comments [5]

Faust from Philadelphia, PA

Well done Yannick and Orchestra! This was amazing! Can't wait till your back home and doing a concert at Kimmel! See you on Broad St.! BRAVO!

Jan. 14 2016 10:09 PM
Iwona from Calgary, Canada

You've been playing beautifully and make us proud in so many ways.

Jan. 14 2016 09:16 PM
Luiz Azevedo from Bahia State

This is my first access. Wonderful!
From Brazil

Jan. 14 2016 08:24 PM
Luiz Azevedo from Bahia State

I just discover this site today. Wonderful!
From Brazil

Jan. 14 2016 08:20 PM

Escuchandolos con gran emoción, desde Guadalajara México

Jan. 14 2016 08:03 PM

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