Carnegie Hall Announces November 2014 Lineup

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Carnegie Hall Announces November 2014 Lineup

Carnegie Hall just announced their November 2014 listings. Scroll down for the list of events and click here for more details.

UBUNTU: MUSIC AND ARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA
Through November 5
(Various Venues)

From October 8 to November 5, Carnegie Hall presents UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa, a month-long citywide festival, inviting audiences to explore the incredibly dynamic and diverse culture of South Africa, with performances and events at Carnegie Hall and partner venues throughout New York City.

The complete UBUNTU festival schedule, including partner presentations will be announced in August 2014. Checkcarnegiehall.org/southafrica for the full schedule.

UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa events at Carnegie Hall in November include:

Traditional-instrument maker and master Dizu Plaatjies and his group Ibuyambo perform music of the Xhosa people and of other Southern African traditions on Saturday, November 1 at 9:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall.

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjocelebrates the life and music of iconic South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba in a program entitledMama Africa: A Tribute to Miriam Makeba on Wednesday, November 5 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

JOYCE DIDONATO / DAVID ZOBEL
Tuesday, November 4 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Season-long Carnegie Hall Perspectives artist mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato collaborates with pianist David Zobel on a recital entitled A Journey Through Venice featuring works by Vivaldi, Fauré, Rossini, Michael Head, and Reynaldo Hahn.

ITAMAR ZORMAN / KWAN YI
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

Violinist Itamar Zorman (pictured at right) gives a recital with pianistKwan Yi featuring Bach's Solo Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005; Schnittke's Violin Sonata No. 2, "Quasi una sonata"; Paul Hindemith's Solo Violin Sonata, Op. 31, No. 1; and Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108.

ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE'S
Thursday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Principal Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado (pictured at right) leads theOrchestra of St. Luke's in Purcell's Suite from A Midsummer Night's Dream; Tchaikovsky's The Tempest, Op. 18; Dallapiccola's 1961 version for chamber ensemble of Piccola musica notturna; and Mendelssohn's Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Op. 60 featuring mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong, tenor Joseph Kaiser, bass-baritoneLuca Pisaroni, Musica Sacra, and Kent Tritle, Music Director.

APOLLON MUSAGÈTE QUARTET
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

The Apollon Musagète Quartet returns to Carnegie Hall playing Dvo?ák's String Quartet No. 11 in C Major, Op. 61; Szymanowski's String Quartet No. 2, Op. 56; and Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83.

ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Harpsichordist Richard Egarr directs the Academy of Ancient Musicin Bach's complete Orchestral Suites. Mr. Egarr returns on February 9for a harpsichord recital in Weill Recital Hall.

CARNEGIE KIDS: ELIZABETH MITCHELL AND YOU ARE MY FLOWER
Saturday, November 8 at 2:00 p.m.
(Resnick Education Wing)

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents a free interactive, 45-minute concert designed for children ages three to six, with Elizabeth Mitchell performing alongside a colorful gang of musical friends. Please visit carnegiehall.org for more details in September 2014.

ENSEMBLE ACJW
Tuesday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m.
(Paul Hall, The Juilliard School)

Ensemble ACJW is featured in a performance of Hindemith's Wind Septet; Martin?'s La revue de cuisine; and Dohnáyi's Sextet in C Major, Op. 37.

ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER / LAMBERT ORKIS
Tuesday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Violinist and season-long Carnegie Hall Perspectives artist Anne-Sophie Mutter performs a recital with longtime collaborator, pianistLambert Orkis, in The Annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert. The program features the US premiere of Sebastian Currier's Ringtone Variations; Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47, "Kreutzer"; Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major; and André Previn'sTango Song and Dance with double bassist Roman Patkoló.

QUATUOR EBÈNE
Wednesday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Quatuor Ebène returns to Carnegie Hall performing Mozart's String Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 428; Bartók's String Quartet No. 4; and Mendelssohn's String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13, "Ist es wahr?"

PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD
Thursday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs the first book of Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier, a set of 24 preludes and fugues in the 12 major and minor keys and one of the great piano works. Mr. Aimard returns on March 16 for a duo recital of Pierre Boulez's complete piano works in Zankel Hall with pianist Tamara Stefanovich.

THE NEW YORK POPS
Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Music Director Steven Reineke leads The New York Pops andEssential Voices USA in a program entitled By Special Request: An Evening with the Orchestra featuring popular symphonic masterpieces, selections from great American composers such as Copland, Gershwin, and Bernstein; and the New York premiere of Reineke's"Festival Te Deum."

RYAN TRUESDELL'S GIL EVANS PROJECT
Friday, November 14 at 10:00 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Composer and producer Ryan Truesdell's (pictured at right) acclaimed Gil Evans Project presents previously unrecorded works of pioneering jazz composer-arranger Gil Evans, along with authentic renderings of his better-known works in a program entitled The Colors Gil Found: Works for Large Ensemble.

CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Sunday, November 16 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Ji?í B?lohlávek (pictured at right) leads the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in Janá?ek's Taras Bulba; Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, "From the New World"; and Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major featuring Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

THE MET CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
Sunday, November 16 at 5:00 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

Artistic Director James Levine conducts The MET Chamber Ensemble in Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire, Op. 21, featuring sopranoKiera Duffy. The program continues with Berg's Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5, and the Adagio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano from Chamber Concerto; Webern's Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7, and Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano, Op. 11; and Strauss's "Rosen aus dem Süden," Op. 388, arranged by Schoenberg.

ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER / MUTTER VIRTUOSI
Tuesday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter continues her Perspectives series with the Mutter Virtuosi, an ensemble of young students and professional string players who are alumni of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. They will perform Bach's Concerto for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043; the US premiere of André Previn's Violin Concerto No. 2; and Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Op. 8.

LONDON HANDEL PLAYERS
Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

The London Handel Players perform an all-Handel program entitledHandel at Home featuring his Trio Sonata in A Major, Op. 5, No. 1; Violin Sonata in D Major; Flute Sonata in B Minor, Op. 1, No. 9; Harpsichord Suite No. 5 in E Major; Trio Sonata in F Major, Op. 2, No. 4; and assorted opera aria arrangements.

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
Wednesday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (pictured at right) leads theSan Francisco Symphony in a two-night series of concerts. On Wednesday, the orchestra performs Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E Minor, and the following evening, they are joined by violinist Gil Shaham for Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63, and by the New York Choral Artists for Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloé. Also on the second program is the New York premiere of Samuel Carl Adams's Drift and Providence.

MEREDITH MONK BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m.
(Le) Poisson Rouge

Part of composer Meredith Monk's season-long residency as holder of Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair, pianistsBruce Brubaker and Ursula Oppens celebrate the composer's birthday with a program that includes her works Railroad (Travel Song),Paris, Window in 7's, St. Petersburg Waltz, Ellis Island, Folkdance,Phantom Waltz, Totentanz, Urban March (Shadow), Tower, Parlour Games, and Obsolete Objects. This program is presented by (Le) Poisson Rouge in partnership with Carnegie Hall.

AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA
Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Continuing Meredith Monk's residency, Music Director George Manahan conducts the American Composers Orchestra inOrchestra Underground: Monk's Sphere featuring members ofMeredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble in a performance of the composer's work Night. The concert also includes the world premieres of Ian Williams's Clear Image; A.J. McCaffrey's Scrabbling Upwards and Slithering Back; and Theo Bleckmann's My Brightest Garment, commissioned by Carnegie Hall; and the New York premiere of Loren Loiacono's Stalks, Hounds.

LEONIDAS KAVAKOS / YUJA WANG
Saturday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Violinist Leonidas Kavakos collaborates with pianist Yuja Wang on a program including Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100; Schumann's Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 121; Stravinsky'sSuite italienne; and Respighi's Violin Sonata. Ms. Wang returns to Carnegie Hall on December 11 for a solo recital of works by Mompou, Granados, Albéniz, Scriabin, and Schubert.

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