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Montego Glover, Joshua Bell, St. Louis Symphony and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Nov 2013

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Carnegie Hall has announced its November 2013 calendar. Details below!

THE NEW YORK POPS
Friday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Tony-Award nominee Montego Glover (pictured at right) and Grammy Award-nominated clarinetist Dave Bennett join The New York Popsand Music Director Steven Reineke in an all-swing program, Sing Sing Swing. The program pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's legendary live recording and debut at Carnegie Hall, which marked the first time an audience attended a swing music program in a concert hall, rather than a dance floor.

MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA
Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m.

(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Music Director Osmo Vänskä (pictured at right) leads the Minnesota Orchestra in the first complete Sibelius symphony cycle in Carnegie Hall's history, over four concerts in November and April. On November 2 at 7:30 p.m., the orchestra plays Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39, in addition to the Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 with soloistHilary Hahn and En Saga, Op. 9. The following afternoon, November 3 at 2:00 p.m., mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter joins the orchestra for selected Sibelius songs on a program that also includes Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43 and Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49. The Sibelius cycle continues with concerts on Saturday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. andSunday, April 6 at 2:00 p.m.

BRETT DENNEN
Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Known for his honest lyrics, sweet melodies, and pure vocals, folk-rock singer / songwriter Brett Dennen performs songs from his most recent album Loverboy and his other acclaimed albums in this concert presented in partnership with WFUV.

ANDRÁS SCHIFF
Tuesday, November 5 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Pianist András Schiff completes his two-season, cross-venue Bach project, playing Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, paired with Beethoven's Thirty-three Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120.

Patti LuPone
Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone gives a special one-night-only performance of Far Away Places, a travelogue of styles and stories including songs by Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, and Edith Piaf.

NAREK HAKHNAZARYAN / NOREEN POLERA
Thursday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Gold Medalist at the 2011 XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition, cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan collaborates with pianist Noreen Polerafor a program of works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and Mikhail Bronner.

ENDELLION STRING QUARTET
Friday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

Part of Carnegie Hall's season-long celebration of Benjamin Britten's centenary, the Great Britain-based Endellion String Quartet performs the composer's Three Divertimenti and String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25. Also on the program is Schubert's String Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden."

PARISSA / DASTAN ENSEMBLE
Friday, November 8 at 8:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Parissa, one of the foremost female vocalists from Iran, and acknowledged for her command of the classical and Sufi genres of Persian music, is joined by the Dastan Ensemble to present both centuries-old Persian music as well as fresh approaches to rarely heard songs of the past century.

OLLI MUSTONEN
Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

Finnish pianist Olli Mustonen gives a solo recital featuring Bach's Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829; Shostakovich's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 61; and Rachmaninoff's Thirteen Preludes, Op. 32.

Joshua Bell / SAM HAYWOOD
Tuesday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Following his October 2 performance as part of Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala, acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell returns to Carnegie Hall with pianist Sam Haywood for a recital of works to be announced.

ENSEMBLE ACJW
Tuesday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m.
(Paul Hall, The Juilliard School)

Ensemble ACJW performs a free concert that includes Elliott Carter's Wind Quintet and works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Donatoni, and Kurtág.

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
Wednesday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony in two concerts. On Wednesday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra performs Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3, Steven Mackey's Eating Greens, Aaron Copland's Symphonic Ode, and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503, featuring soloist Jeremy Denk. The following evening, Thursday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra plays Mahler's Symphony No. 9. (Please note that Mahler's Symphony No. 9 replaces the previously announced performance of the composer's Symphony No. 3.)


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