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.
THE SONG CONTINUES
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.
Friday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)
Pianist Jonathan Biss (pictured at right) performs Brahms'sKlavierstücke, Op. 119; selections from Kurtág's Játékok; Chopin's Nocturnes, Op. 62, and Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61; and a pair of Beethoven sonatas: No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90, and No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein."