Michael Tilson Thomas to Conduct The MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall 6/5

Michael Tilson Thomas to Conduct The MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall 6/5

Carnegie Hall today announced that Michael Tilson Thomas replaces conductor James Levine on The MET Orchestra program for June 5, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program will now include Carl Ruggles's Evocations in place of the previously announced world premiere of Eros and Nemesis by Charles Wuorinen. The remainder of the program remains the same with soprano Pretty Yende singing Mozart's Exsultate, jubilate and Mahler's Symphony No. 4 in G Major. This concert marks Maestro Tilson Thomas's first performance leading The MET Orchestra.

The June 5 concert concludes a trio of performances by The MET Orchestra in spring 2018. On Friday May 18, Mirga Gražinyt?-Tyla leads the orchestra in her Carnegie Hall debut with a program to include Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. Gianandrea Noseda takes to the podium on Wednesday, May 30, conducting Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, "Turkish," featuring James Ehnes as soloist and Mahler's Symphony No. 5.

Program Information
Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
THE MET ORCHESTRA
Mirga Gražinyt?-Tyla, Conductor
Anita Rachvelishvili, Mezzo-Soprano

Claude Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Modest Mussorgsky Songs and Dances of Death (orch. Shostakovich)
·· Lullaby
·· Serenade
·· Trepak (Russian Dance)
·· The Field-Marshal
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
THE MET ORCHESTRA
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
James Ehnes, Violin

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, "Turkish"
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The MET Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Pretty Yende, Soprano

CARL RUGGLES Evocations
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Exsultate, jubilate
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G Major

Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.

Ticket Information
Tickets, priced $56-$185, are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, or can be charged to major credit cards by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website, carnegiehall.org.

For Carnegie Hall Corporation presentations taking place in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, a limited number of seats, priced at $10, will be available day-of-concert beginning at 11:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:00 noon on Sunday until one hour before the performance or until supply lasts. The exceptions are Carnegie Hall Family Concerts and gala events. These $10 tickets are available to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis at the Carnegie Hall Box Office only. There is a two-ticket limit per customer.

In addition, for all Carnegie Hall presentations in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, a limited number of partial view (seats with obstructed or limited sight lines or restricted leg room) will be sold for 50% of the full price. For more information on this and other discount ticket programs, including those for students, Notables members, and Bank of America customers, visit carnegiehall.org/discounts. Artists, programs, and prices are subject to change.



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