Bang on a Can All-Stars, VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Feb 2014

Bang on a Can All-Stars, VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Feb 2014

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

Saturday, February 1 at 1:00 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Freely crossing the boundaries between classical, jazz, rock, world, and experimental music, New York's amplified ensemble Bang on a Can All-Stars (pictured at right), co-founded by 2013-2014 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair David Lang, present a Carnegie Hall Family Concert. Pre-concert activities take place one hour before each performance and are free to all ticket holders.

Saturday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Eleftheria Arvanitaki, one of today's most talented Greek singers, brings her unique gift for both rebetiko, a genre of folk music popular with refugees from Asia Minor in the early 20th century, and contemporary Greek music to Carnegie Hall.

Sunday, February 2 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Early-music specialist Harry Bicket (pictured at right) returns to Carnegie Hall leading The English Concert for the next installment in their Handel project-the rarely heard oratorio Theodora featuring soprano Dorothea Röschmann in the title role, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly as Irene, countertenor David Daniels as Didymus, tenorAndrew Kennedy as Septimius, bass-baritone Neal Davies as Valens, and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, under the direction ofJulian Wachner. A pre-concert talk starts at 1:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with Benjamin Sosland from The Juilliard School.

Lang Lang
Tuesday, February 4 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

The dynamic pianist Lang Lang gives a solo recital of piano sonatas by Mozart and ballades by Chopin.

Thursday, February 6 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Pianist Daniil Trifonov presents a recital program that includes Stravinsky's Serenade in A, selections from Ravel's Miroirs, Schoenberg's Three Piano Pieces, Op. 11, and Schumann's Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (with posthumous etudes).

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

American lyric soprano Amanda Majeski collaborates with pianistAlan Darling on a recital including Haydn's "Berenice, che fai," Schumann's Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42, Berg's Sieben frühe Lieder, and folk songs by Benjamin Britten and Percy Granger.

Friday, February 7 at 10:00 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Inspired by classic pop, rock, and soul, the acoustic quartet Lake Street Dive performs both original songs and unique arrangements of classic hits with its groove-driven strain of indie-pop. Presented in partnership with WFUV.

Saturday, February 8 at 8:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Portuguese vocalist António Zambujo merges traditional fado withcante alentejano-a North African-influenced male chant from southern Portugal-and Brazilian popular music in a solo concert.

Sunday, February 9 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs a recital that includes Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109; Schubert's Fantasy in C Major, D. 760, "Wanderer Fantasy"; Griffes's The Night Winds, Barcarolle, and The White Peacock; and Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58.

Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Violinist and director Fabio Biondi leads Europa Galante in an all-Vivaldi program entitled A Windy Season of Vivaldi that features wind concertos and selections from Vivaldi's beloved The Four Seasons.

Tuesday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 12 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Conductor Bernard Haitink (pictured at right) leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a two-night series of concerts. On Tuesday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra is joined by pianist Murray Perahia for Schumann's Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54. Also on the program is Brahms's Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op.98, and Steven Stucky's (after Henry Purcell) Funeral Music for Queen Mary. The following evening, Wednesday, February 12 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra and Mr. Haitink offer an all-Ravel program that includesAlborada del gracioso, Shéhérazade, and the complete Daphnis et Chloé featuring mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

Wednesday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

Violinist Stefan Jackiw collaborates with pianist Anna Polonsky on a program featuring Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78; Stravinsky's Suite italienne; Richard Strauss's Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 18; and the world premiere of David Fulmer's They Turn Their Channeled Faces to the Sky, commissioned by Carnegie Hall.

Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Baritone Gerald Finley (pictured at right) sings Franz Schubert'sWinterreise with pianist Julius Drake.

Thursday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Principal Conductor Yuri Temirkanov (pictured at right) leads the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra in a two concerts. On Thursday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m., pianist Denis Kozhukhin is featured in Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23. Also on the program are excerpts from Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and Giya Kancheli's Niente. On Saturday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra plays Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63, featuring violinist Julia Fischer on a program that also includes Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27.

Michael Feinstein
Friday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Five-time Grammy Award-nominated singer, pianist, and renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinsteinperforms a special concert in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage to be joined by Tony Award-nominee Laura Osnes and other guests to be announced. (Christine Ebersole, originally announced as part of this program, will no longer appear.)