Avi Avital, The Parker Quartet and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Jan 2014

Avi Avital, The Parker Quartet and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Jan 2014

Carnegie Hall has announced its January 2014 calendar. Details below!


Wednesday, January 9 at 8:00 p.m.
(Paul Hall, The Juilliard School)

In a free concert at The Juilliard School's Paul Hall, Ensemble ACJW, performs Ligeti's Ten Pieces for Wind Quintet; Debussy's Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp; Scriabin's Andante from Piano Sonata No. 4, Op. 30; and Fauré's Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15.

Monday, January 13 to Thursday, January 16
(Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall)

In celebration of renowned mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne's 80th birthday, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents The Song Continues, an annual celebration of the art of the vocal recital. Events include:

Two recitals in Weill Recital Hall, the first featuring mezzo-soprano Cecelia Hall (pictured at right) and pianist Ken Nodaon Monday, January 13 at 5:30 p.m., and baritone Joseph Lim on Wednesday, January 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Three public master classes led by Marilyn Horne onMonday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m., pianist Martin Katz onTuesday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall, and mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig (pictured at right) onWednesday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall.

An all-star culminating concert in Zankel Hall on Thursday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m., featuring hosts Samuel Ramey andFrederica von Stade, with performances by vocalistBarbara Cook, sopranos Renée Fleming and Brenda Rae, mezzo-sopranos Jamie Barton and Isabel Leonard, countertenor David Daniels, tenor Piotr Beczala, baritoneLester Lynch, and pianists Martin Katz and Warren Jones.

Friday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

Mandolin player Avi Avital (pictured at right), swiftly earning acclaim for creating a fresh legacy for his instrument, is joined in concert by harpist Sivan Magen and the Enso String Quartet, for a program featuring works by J.S. Bach, Ernest Bloch, Yasuo Kuwahara, and Manuel De Falla, plus the New York premiere of David Bruce'sCymbeline.