Philip Glass Ensemble's Performance at Carnegie Hall on February 16 to be Webcast
Carnegie Hall today announced that thePhilip Glass Ensemble's sold-out performance next Friday, February 16, at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, will be webcast live, free of charge, to a worldwide audience on medici.tv and carnegiehall.org/medici.The Philip Glass Ensemble returns to Carnegie Hall after more than a decade's absence to perform one of Glass's rarely-performed early masterpieces, the groundbreakingMusic with Changing Parts. The group is joined by the San Francisco Girls Chorus and students from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for this performance. Following the live webcast, free replay of this concert will be available to online audiences on medici.tv for another three months, playable on all internet-enabled devices, including smart phones, tablets, Chromecast, computers, and smart TVs. The collaboration between Carnegie Hall and medici.tv-making live webcasts of select Carnegie Hall concerts available to music lovers everywhere-began in fall 2014 and has since showcased performances by some of the world's most celebrated artists. These webcasts-which, most recently included Carnegie Hall's performances by violinist Janine Jansen featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the Dover Quartet, Zubin Mehta leading the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with soloists Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, and Sir Antonio Pappano leading the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with pianist Martha Argerich-have been enthusiastically received, reaching over 5 million views over the past three seasons with audience members originating from more than 180 countries and territories around the world. This February 16 performance by Philip Glass Ensemble is part of Carnegie Hall's The '60s: The Years that Changed America, a citywide festival from January 14-March 24, 2018, presenting an exciting array of events at Carnegie Hall and at more than 35 leading partner cultural institutions throughout New York City and beyond. This special exploration of the '60s invites audiences to explore this turbulent decade through the lens of arts and culture, including music's role as a meaningful vehicle to inspire social change. For complete programming details, please visit: carnegiehall.org/ 60s. The concert is also part of Philip Glass's residency as holder of Carnegie Hall's Deb's Composer's Chair for the 2017-2018 season. Additional upcoming concerts featuring music by Mr. Glass including appearances by the Louisiana Philharmonic led by Carlos Miguel Prieto (February 27); S? Percussion and JACK Quartet (March 6); and Pacific Symphony led by Carl St.Clair (April 21). About medici.tv
Heralded by The New York Times as "the closest thing to a classical Netflix," medici.tv brings live classical music to passionate audiences worldwide. Since its founding in 2008, it has captured the leading classical artists, ensembles and orchestras' concerts from the world's great concert halls, festivals and competitions. As the largest online platform for classical music, it offers over 100 live performances throughout the year and a vast catalogue of 3,000 works of classical music, concerts, operas, documentaries, master classes, behind-the-scenes views and artist interviews all streamed in high quality. medici.tv is available on all devices - desktop, smart phone, tablet, and TV via Airplay and Chromecast. About Carnegie Hall
Since 1891, Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for excellence in performance. Its walls have echoed with applause for the world's outstanding classical music artists as they have for the greatest popular musicians and many prominent dancers, authors, comedians, social crusaders, and world figures who have appeared on its stages.Carnegie Hall presents a wide range of performances each season on its three stages-the renowned Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, intimate Weill Recital Hall, and innovative Zankel Hall-including concert series curated by acclaimed artists and composers; citywide arts festivals featuring collaborations with leading New York City cultural institutions; orchestral performances, chamber music, new music concerts, and recitals; and the best in jazz, world, and popular music. Complementing these performance activities, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 500,000 people in the New York City area, nationally, and internationally, playing a central role in Carnegie Hall's commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible. For more information, visit carnegiehall.org. Program Information
Friday, February 16 at 8:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Philip Glass ENSEMBLE: MUSIC WITH CHANGING PARTS
Philip Glass and the Philip Glass Ensemble
Michael Riesman, Conductor
San Francisco Girls Chorus
Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Conductor
Students from the San Francisco Conservatory of MusicPhilip Glass Music with Changing PartsPhilip Glass is the holder of the 2017-2018 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall. Public support for the Philip Glass residency is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Support for The '60s: The Years that Changed America is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation. Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
Tickets: This concert is sold out. Concertgoers may call CarnegieCharge at (212) 247-7800 or visit the Carnegie Hall website, carnegiehall.org for any last-minute ticket availability.
Photo at top of release by Steve Pyke