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Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season

Below, note the following updates to Carnegie Hall's 2017-18 schedule, reflecting changes made since the season was originally announced in January 2017.


Carnegie Hall OPENING NIGHT GALA
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST UPDATE:
Legendary jazz artist Chick Corea joins world-renowned pianist Lang Lang as featured soloists at performing a two-piano arrangement of Gershwin's jazz-influenced Rhapsody in Blue, collaborating with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Also performing Rhapsody in Blue at the keyboard side-by-side with Lang Lang is 14-year-old American pianist Maxim Lando, an accomplished alumnus of the Lang Lang Foundation's Young Scholars Program. Lando is delighted to join this special musical occasion, partnering with Lang Lang who continues his recovery from an inflammation in his left arm.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


TAKÁCS QUARTET
Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
The Takács Quartet performs the US premiere of Carl Vine's String Quartet No. 6, "Child's Play," co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project. Also on the program is Haydn's String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2, "Fifths" and Mendelssohn's String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 87 with violist Erika Eckert.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE'S
Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST UPDATE:
Soprano Susanna Phillips steps in for previously announced soloist Kate Lindsey in Mozart's Mass in C Minor, K. 427, "Great," with Orchestra of St. Luke's led by Conductor Laureate Pablo Heras- Casado.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


SPHINX VIRTUOSI
Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
The Sphinx Virtousi performs an all-string program that includes The New York premiere of Jimmy López's Guardian of the Horizon: Concerto Grosso for Violin, Cello, and Strings, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project; Vivaldi's Concerto in B-flat Major for Violin, Cello, and Continuo, RV 547; Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, Op. 133; Ralph Vaughan Williams's Concerto grosso; and Michael Abels's Delights and Dances.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


Carnegie Hall FAMILY CONCERT: PETER AND THE WOLF AND OTHER STORIES
Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

CONCERT ADDITION:
Orchestra of St. Luke's, led by conductor Edwin Outwater, performs three family-friendly stories for orchestra and narrator: Prokofiev's classic Peter and the Wolf; the world premiere of Caroline Shaw's adaptation of The Mountain That Loved a Bird by Alice McLerran, commissioned by Carnegie Hall; and The New York premiere of Robert Xavier Rodriguez's take on a favorite children's book, The Dot and the Line by Norton Juster, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Renowned actor John Lithgow narrates all three stories, bringing children's literature to life with classical music and vibrant visuals.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


RENÉE FLEMING / Inon Barnatan
Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST AND PROGRAM ADDITION:
Pianist Inon Barnatan collaborates with soprano Renée Fleming on a program that includes songs by Brahms, Previn, R. Strauss, and Egon Kornauth. Also featured on the program is the world premiere of a new work by Caroline Shaw, commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


STANDARD TIME WITH Michael Feinstein
Wednesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

ARTIST AND PROGRAM ADDITIONS:
Special guest cabaret star Ali McGregor and tap-dancing songstresses The Honey Taps perform alongside pianist Tedd Firth, bassist Phil Palombi, and drummer Mark McLean, joining five-time Grammy Award-nominated singer, pianist, and renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein, in a program entitled Harold Arlen: The World on a String, launching his annual Carnegie Hall series, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH RICKIE LEE JONES
Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

CONCERT ADDITION:
Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with WFUV, the legendary Grammy Award-winning musician Rickie Lee Jones performs an intricate mix of jazz and rock in Zankel Hall.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


DANIIL TRIFONOV
Sunday, October 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
To launch his season-long Perspectives series, pianist Daniil Trifonov pays homage to Chopin in a solo recital that includes music by the Polish composer alongside works that he inspired, written by Tchaikovsky, Barber, Rachmaninoff, Mompou, Schumann, and Grieg.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ENSEMBLE SIGNAL
Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
Ensemble Signal, led by conductor Brad Lubman, performs an all-Steve Reich program that includes The New York premiere of Runner, as well as Clapping Music, Quartet, and Double Sextet. Also on the program is Pulse, which replaces the previously announced Radio Rewrite.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


AMJAD ALI KHAN
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

ARTIST ADDITIONS:
Amjad Ali Khan, one of India's most celebrated classical musicians, plays the sarod alongside tabla players Nilan Chaudhuri and Vineet Vyas.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
On November 7, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mehta, gives The New York premiere of Amit Poznansky's Footnote Suite on a program that also features Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37, with pianist Yefim Bronfman, and R. Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40. The following evening, on November 8, the orchestra is joined by mezzo-soprano Mihoko Fujimura, MasterVoices (Ted Sperling, artistic director), and the Manhattan Girls Chorus (Michelle Oesterle, artistic director) for a performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 3.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


THE CHILDREN'S MONOLOGUES
Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

EVENT ADDITION:
The US premiere of The Children's Monologues, directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle, features an all-star cast to include Daveed Diggs, Lena Dunham, Daniel Kaluuya, James McAvoy, Audra McDonald, Ewan McGregor, Javier Muñoz, Trevor Noah, Susan Sarandon, and Charlize Theron telling the unforgettable stories of children growing up in Rammulotsi, South Africa. Adapted for the stage by award-winning writers, the production will give audience members a powerful glimpse into a world in which young people are forced to grapple with astonishing challenges. As with the two previous London productions, the event will incorporate elements of music, dance, and the visual arts. The performance will also feature teens from across New York City invited by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to take part in this special program. All proceeds from this one-night-only benefit performance go to jointly support the international outreach programs of the African-based creative arts charity Dramatic Need and Carnegie Hall's artistic and education initiatives.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


NEW YORK STRING ORCHESTRA
Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
Haydn's Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major, "Drumroll" replaces his Symphony No. 102 in B-flat Major on the program by New York String Orchestra, conducted by Jaime Laredo. The concert also features Mozart's Sinfonia concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364, featuring violinist Pamela Frank, and Vivaldi's Concerto in A Minor for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo from L'estro armonico, Op. 3, No. 8.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


DENIS MATSUEV
Friday, January 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM ADDITION:
Pianist Denis Matsuev performs a solo recital that features Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110 and Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "The Tempest," along with Tchaikovsky's Piano Sonata in G Major, Op. 37.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


Jonas Kaufmann / HELMUT DEUTSCH
Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST AND PROGRAM ADDITION:
Tenor Jonas Kaufmann returns to Carnegie Hall for a performance of Schubert's iconic song cycle, Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795, with pianist and frequent collaborator Helmut Deutsch.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


Marilyn Horne SONG CELEBRATION
Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

ARTIST ADDITIONS:
Vocalists Nicole Cabell, Susanna Phillips, Isabel Leonard, Beste Kalender, Russell Thomas, Leonardo Capalbo, Lester Lynch, Edward Parks, and pianists Martin Katz and Warren Jones come together in a festive evening to honor the legendary Marilyn Horne-the dynamic, moving force behind The Song Continues-as she ends her glorious tenure leading the series.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


MATTHIAS GOERNE / DANIIL TRIFONOV
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
Selections from Shostakovich's Suite, Op. 145 (Dante, Death, and Night) and Brahms's Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121 complete the program for baritone Matthias Goerne and pianist Daniil Trifonov's duo recital in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


Joshua Bell / Jeremy Denk
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST AND PROGRAM ADDITION:
Violinist Joshua Bell takes the stage alongside pianist Jeremy Denk for the annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert, performing works by Mozart, R. Strauss, Janácek, and Schubert.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


Philip Glass ENSEMBLE: MUSIC WITH CHANGING PARTS
Friday, February 16, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST ADDITION:
Composer Philip Glass, holder of the 2017-2018 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair, and the Philip Glass Ensemble are joined by conductor Michael Riesman, the San Francisco Girls Chorus (Valérie Sainte-Agathe, conductor), and students from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music to perform the composer's groundbreaking yet rarely performed masterpiece Music with Changing Parts as part of the citywide festival The '60s: The Years that Changed America.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ENSEMBLE CONNECT
Monday, February 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

ARTIST ADDITION AND PROGRAM UPDATE:
Composer and vocalist Gabriel Kahane joins Ensemble Connect for The New York premiere of his bright and fair, commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project. Also on the program is Mozart's Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano in E-flat Major, K. 498, "Kegelstatt" and Schubert's Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, "Trout."

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER / LAMBERT ORKIS
Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis will perform Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100 in place of the previously announced Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108. The duo also collaborates on the world premiere of André Previn's The Fifth Season for Violin and Piano, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project; Bach's Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004; and Penderecki's Violin Sonata No. 2.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD
Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM ADDITION:
Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard offers a recital of Nicolas Obukhov's Création d'or and Révelation; Liszt's Nuages gris, S. 199 and Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este; Scriabin's Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 70 and Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 53; as well as Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106, "Hammerklavier."

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ANDALUSIAN VOICES: CARMEN LINARES, MARINA HEREDIA, AND ARCÁNGEL
Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST ADDITIONS:
Ana Morales, former principal dancer of Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía, collaborates with vocalists Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, and Arcángel for a virtuosic program that spans flamenco's gypsy roots to its modern innovations. They are joined by guitarists Miguel Ángel Cortés, José Quevedo "Bolita," and percussionist Paquito González. This concert is presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Flamenco Festival, Inc.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


Itzhak Perlman / MARTHA ARGERICH
Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
Following the release of their first album together in nearly 20 years, violinist Itzhak Perlman and pianist Martha Argerich reunite to perform Bach's Violin Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017; Schumann's Fantasiestücke, Op. 73 and Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 105; and Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA
Friday, April 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

ARTIST ADDITION AND PROGRAM UPDATE:
Violinist Elena Urioste joins the American Composers Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor George Manahan for The New York premiere of Clarice Assad's Dreamscapes. Also on the program is the world premiere of Ethan Iverson's Concerto to Scale, featuring the composer on piano; the world premiere of Hitomi Oba's September Coming; the world premiere of Steve Lehman's Ten Threshold Studies; and The New York premiere of TJ Anderson's Bahia, Bahia.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ROBIN BLAZE / Elizabeth Kenny
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

ARTIST ADDITION:
Actor Simon Jones joins countertenor Robin Blaze and lutenist Elizabeth Kenny for A Shakespeare Miscellany, a recital program of late 16th-century English lute songs.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST ADDITIONS:
Tenor Andrew Rees and baritone David Kravitz join the previously announced cast for this concert performance of Act II of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andris Nelsons, with tenor Jonas Kaufmann and Camilla Nylund in the title roles.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


ENSEMBLE CONNECT
Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Weill Recital Hall)

ARTIST AND PROGRAM ADDITION:
Soprano soloist Mellissa Hughes joins Ensemble Connect for Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire, Op. 21. Mozart's Divertimento in E-flat Major, K. 563 has been added to the program.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


PACIFIC SYMPHONY
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST ADDITIONS:
Soprano Elissa Johnston, baritone Christòpheren Nomura, bass-baritone Donovan Singletary, mezzo-soprano I-Chin Feinblatt, and tenor Nicholas Preston join the Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale as soloists in The New York premiere of Philip Glass's The Passion of Ramakrishna, led by Music Director and Conductor Carl St.Clair. Also on the program is Glass's "Meetings Along the Edge" from Passages (based on a theme by Ravi Shankar) and Shankar's Concerto No. 3 for Sitar and Orchestra with Anoushka Shankar.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


Lawrence Brownlee / MYRA HUANG
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

CONCERT TIME UPDATE:
Tenor Lawrence Brownlee and pianist Myra Huang's recital in Zankel Hall now begins at 7:30 p.m. instead of the previously announced start time.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


DANIIL TRIFONOV / KREMERATA BALTICA
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST ADDITIONS AND PROGRAM UPDATE:
Pianist Daniil Trifonov and chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica partner with violinist Gidon Kremer and cellist Giedre Dirvanauskaite for a performance of Chopin's complete music for piano and orchestra.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


LAUREATES OF THE SPHINX COMPETITION
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

ARTIST AND PROGRAM ADDITIONS:
Violinist Elena Urioste, cellist Gabriel Cabezas, bassist Xavier Foley, and pianist Tom Poster are the recently named winners of the Sphinx Competition. For this program, the quartet performs The New York premieres of Xavier Foley's Cranberry Juice and a new work by GabriElla Smith, as well as dynamic solo and duo works by Schumann, Messiaen, Amy Beach, Reinhold Glière, and Ravel.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


DANIIL TRIFONOV
Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
Stockhausen's Klavierstück I has been added to Perspectives artist Daniil Trifonov's solo piano recital in which he plays a seminal piece from each decade of the 20th century by composers including Berg, Copland, John Adams, Thomas Adès, and others.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


LES VIOLONS DU ROY
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
(Zankel Hall)

ARTIST ADDITION:
Violinist Isabelle Faust joins Les Violons du Roy and Music Director and Conductor Bernard Labadie for a program that features concertos and keyboard works by Bach.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


EMANUEL AX
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM UPDATE:
Pianist Emanuel Ax performs Mozart's Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 533/K. 494 on a program that also features works by Liszt, Bach, and Beethoven.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


EVGENY KISSIN
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

PROGRAM ADDITION:
Pianist Evgeny Kissin plays Beethoven's colossal Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106, "Hammerklavier" and a selection of preludes by Rachmaninoff.

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season


THE MET ORCHESTRA
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
(Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage)

ARTIST ADDITION AND PROGRAM UPDATE:
Soprano Pretty Yende joins The MET Orchestra with Music Director Emeritus and Conductor James Levine for a performance of Mozart's Exsultate, jubilate and Mahler's Symphony No. 4 in G Major. Featured on the program is also the world premiere of Charles Wuorinen's Eros and Nemesis. The previously announced Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 by Brahms has been removed from the program.

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