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National Youth Orchestra of the USA

August 30, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Season Finale: The National Youth Orchestra of the USA, under the baton of Carlos Miguel Prieto, plays music by Silvestre Revueltas, José Pablo Moncayo, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Anna Clyne. Then, artists from the NYO2 Summer Intensive perform a piece by Florence Price under the baton of Mei-Ann Chen of the Chicago Sinfonietta.

Playlist

All works featuring the National Youth Orchestra of the USA and conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto unless otherwise noted

Revueltas: Sensemayá

Moncayo: Huapango

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique

Clyne: Sound and Fury

Price: Ethiopia’s Shadow in America
NYO2: Mei-Ann Chen, conductor

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The Cleveland Orchestra

August 23, 2022, 8:00 pm

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The orchestra’s versatility is showcased in a sinfonia by Walker, a Szymanowski violin concerto, and Schubert’s magnificently melodic and emotionally powerful “Great” Symphony.

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George Walker: Sinfonia No. 4, “Strands”

Karol Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, violin

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 9, “Great”

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Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason

August 16, 2022, 8:00 pm

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When the brother-sister duo of cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason made their Carnegie Hall recital debut in 2019, The New York Times praised Sheku as a “gifted, sensitive artist” and Isata as a “superb collaborator.”

Playlist

Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102, No. 1

Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D Minor, Op. 40

Bridge: Cello Sonata in D Minor

Britten: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 65

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Jon Batiste & Gateways Music Festival Orchestra

August 9, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Jon Batiste

This orchestra make its Carnegie Hall debut in a performance of works by Brahms, Walker, and Price, along with James V. Cockerham’s vibrant Fantasia on “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” Then, Jon Batiste takes the stage for the world premiere of his new work.

Playlist

Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn in B-Mat Major, Op. 56a

George Walker: Sinfonia No. 3

Jon Batiste: I Can [World Premiere]

Florence Price: Symphony No. 3

James V. Cockerham: Fantasia on “Lift Every Voice and Sing”

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John Williams

August 2, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Legendary composer John Williams is joined by Anne-Sophie Mutter for a sampling of some of his most celebrated film scores and his Violin Concerto No. 2.

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All works composed and conducted by John Williams

Sound the Bells!

Violin Concerto No. 2 [New York Premiere]
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

“Flight to Neverland” from Hook

Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind

“Donnybrook Fair” from Far & Away

Theme from Cinderella Liberty

Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter

“Throne Room” and Finale from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

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The Annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert

July 26, 2022, 8:00 pm

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For the Annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert, violinist Joshua Bell performs with the orchestra in honor of the late violinist who led the charge to save the Hall in 1960.

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Haydn: Symphony No. 59 “Fire”

Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26
Joshua Bell, violin

Shostakovich (arr. Atovmyan): Five Pieces for Two Violins: I. Prelude
Joshua Bell, violin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

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Ax, Ma, Kavakos

July 19, 2022, 8:00 pm

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The musical dream team of Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma return to Beethoven’s brilliant piano trios in this program.

Playlist

All works composed by Beethoven

Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” (arr. for trio by Shai Wosner)

Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11, “Gassenhauer”

Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost”

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Seong-Jin Cho & Yannick Nézét-Séguin

July 12, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Pianist Seong-Jin Cho shares the stage with conductor Yannick Nézét-Séguin and the Vienna Philharmonic for an evening of Rachmaninoff favorites.

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Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Seong-Jin Cho, piano

Tchaikovsky: October (“Autumn Song”) from The Seasons, Op. 37a
Seong-Jin Cho, piano

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

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Vasily Petrenko & The Royal Philharmonic

July 5, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Named the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s music director in 2021, Petrenko leads the orchestra in an all-English program.

Playlist

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

Elgar: Cello Concerto
Kian Soltani, cello

Holst: The Planets

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Mälkki & Marsalis

June 28, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Susanna Mälkki conducts the New York Philharmonic and saxophonist Branford Marsalis in music by Adolphus Hailstork, John Adams, and Jean Sibelius. Listen to From Carnegie Hall’s 2021-22 Season: Mälkki & Marsalis.

Playlist

Hailstork: An American Port of Call

Adams: Saxophone Concerto

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5.