Carnegie Hall Live

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Get a front row seat to concerts at Carnegie Hall every week.

Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, and syndicated by the WFMT Radio Network, Carnegie Hall Live features some of the world’s greatest performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral performances. Carnegie Hall Live is hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon and co-hosted by other arts and media personalities. Previous co-hosts have included Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Anthony McGill, and John Hockenberry, among others.

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National Youth Orchestra of the USA

June 22, 2017

Organized by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America brings together some of today’s most promising young musicians. Christoph Eschenbach leads the orchestra in a performance that features pianist Emanuel Ax as guest soloist.

Marc-André Hamelin and Leif Ove Andsnes, Duo-Pianists

June 8, 2017

Two of today’s most acclaimed pianists, Marc-André Hamelin and Leif Ove Andsnes, share the stage in a program of Mozart, Stravinsky, and Debussy.

San Francisco Symphony

June 8, 2017

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony in an all-Mahler program.

Three Generations: Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich

June 1, 2017

Hear works by three of contemporary music’s most influential figures, Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich, performed by Elizabeth Lim-Dutton (violin), Todd Reynolds (violin), Lois Martin (viola), Jeanne Le Blanc (cello), and Michael Brown (piano).

Munich Philharmonic

May 25, 2017

Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic in a program that features pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.

Vienna Philharmonic

May 18, 2017

Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in a program that features pianist Rudolf Buchbinder.

Jonathan Biss and the Brentano String Quartet

May 11, 2017

Pianist Jonathan Biss is joined by the Brentano String Quartet (Mark Steinberg, violin; Serena Canin, violin; Misha Amory, viola; Nina Lee, cello) and violist Hsin-Yun Huang in a program that features the late style of some of history’s greatest composers.

Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI

May 4, 2017

Jordi Savall leads Hespèrion XXI joined by the Orthodox-Byzantine Vocal Ensemble, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Arpa Doppia, and Le Concert des Nations in a program that presents several centuries of music.