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THE CLASSICAL STYLE, Yuja Wang, Audra McDonald, New York Pops and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Dec 2014

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THE CLASSICAL STYLE, Yuja Wang, Audra McDonald, New York Pops and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Dec 2014

Carnegie Hall has announced its December 2014 calendar. Scroll down for details!

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CARNEGIE HALL DECEMBER 2014 CALENDAR:

THE CLASSICAL STYLE
Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

The New York premiere of Steven Stucky and Jeremy Denk's The Classical Style: An Opera (of Sorts) features conductor Robert Spano leading The Knights together with soprano Jennifer Zetlan; mezzo-sopranos Rachel Calloway and Peabody Southwell; tenors Dominic Armstrong and Keith Jameson; baritone Kim Josephson; and bass-baritones Aubrey Allicock and Ashraf Sewailam. The work, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, is directed by Mary Birnbaum. Also on the program is Mozart's Fantasia and Sonata in C Minor, K. 475/457 featuring pianist Jeremy Denk.


THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Friday, December 5 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin (pictured at right) leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in Brahms's Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90; Haydn's Cello Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIb: 1 with Jean-Guihen Queyras; and R. Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier Suite.


TEATRO REGIO TORINO
Sunday, December 7 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Music Director Gianandrea Noseda (pictured at right) leads the Teatro Regio Torino and Chorus Teatro Regio Torino in a concert performance of Rossini's Guillaume Tell (William Tell) with baritone Dalibor Jenis in the title role, tenor John Osborn as Arnoldo, soprano Angela Meade as Matilde, bass Mirco Palazzi as Gualtiero, bass Fabrizio Beggi as Melchtal, soprano Marina Bucciarelli as Jemmy, mezzo-soprano Anna Maria Chiuri as Edvige, bass Aleksandr Vinogradov as Gessler, tenor Mikeldi Atxalandabaso as un pescatore, tenor Saverio Fiore as Rodolfo, and bass Paolo Maria Orecchia as Leutoldo.


DANIIL TRIFINOV
Tuesday, December 9 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

The young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov returns to Carnegie Hall, performing Bach's Fantasy and Fugue for Organ in G Minor, BWV 542 (transcribed for piano by Franz Liszt, S. 463); Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111; and Liszt's Transcendental Études, S. 139.


YUJA WANG
Thursday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Pianist Yuja Wang performs a solo recital featuring Schubert's Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960, and works by Mompou, Granados, Albéniz, and Scriabin.


AUDRA MCDONALD
Friday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Six-time Tony Award winner and Musical America's 2014 Musician of the Year, Audra McDonald returns to Carnegie Hall with Music Director Andy Einhorn. Program is to be announced.


THE NEW YORK POPS
Friday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 20 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Stars of Broadway's South Pacific Kelli O'Hara and Matthew Morrison (also Fox's Glee) reunite in a program entitled Kelli and Matthew: Home for the Holidays with The New York Pops led by Music Director Steven Reineke, and Essential Voices USA.


CARNEGIE HALL FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT:
THE NEW YORK POPS

Sunday, December 21 at 3:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke are featured in a special holiday Carnegie Hall Family Concert with the New York Theatre Ballet and Essential Voices USA. Program information is to be announced.


NEW YORK STRING ORCHESTRA
Wednesday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 28 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

The New York String Orchestra, featuring young musicians participating in the annual New York String Orchestra Seminar, returns to Carnegie Hall for two evenings of performances conducted by Jaime Laredo (pictured at right). On Wednesday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m., the orchestra performs an all-Mozart program including the overture to The Impresario; Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K.543; and Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314 featuring soloist Liang Wang. On Sunday, December 28 at 2:00 p.m., the orchestra is joined by violinist Augustin Hadelich for Barber's Violin Concerto, Op. 14. Also on the program is Tchaikovsky's Serenade in C Major for Strings, Op. 48, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, "Pastoral".

Pictured: Jeremy Denk

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