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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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The Bavarian Radio Symphony conducted by Mariss Jansons
September 20, 2018
Hear the Bavarian Radio Symphony conducted by Mariss Jansons featuring violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann.
Barenboim conducts the Berlin Staatskapelle
September 13, 2018
Hear the Berlin Staatskapelle conducted by Daniel Barenboim featuring violinist Wolfram Brandl and violist Yulia Deyneka.
Pianist András Schiff
September 6, 2018
András Schiff performs Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Brahms, and Bach at Carnegie Hall.
Bavarian Staatsorchester with Julia Fisher and Müller-Schott
August 30, 2018
Hear the Bavarian Staatsorchester conducted by Kirill Petrenko in a performance that features Julia Fischer, violin, and Daniel Müller-Schott, cello, playing Brahms’s Double Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony.
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra plays Brahms
August 23, 2018
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall for a recital of works by Brahms, including his First Symphony, which famously took him over 14 years to write.
Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk
August 16, 2018
Leading musicians Joshua Bell, violin, and Jeremy Denk, piano, perform a program of Mozart, Strauss, Janáček, and Schubert at Carnegie Hall.
August 9, 2018
Lauded pianist Yuja Wang performs at Carnegie Hall for a dazzling night of Brahms, Schumann, and Beethoven.
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
August 2, 2018
Maestro Zubin Mehta conducts Mihoko Fujimura and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s monumental Third Symphony recorded at Carnegie Hall in 2017.
Argerich and Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
July 26, 2018
Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich joins the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia as Sir Antonio Pappano leads a program of Verdi, Prokofiev, and Respighi. This performance was recorded at Carnegie Hall on October 20, 2017.
Takács Quartet with Erika Eckert and David Requiro
July 19, 2018
The Takács Quartet is joined by violist Erika Eckert and cellist David Requiro for a program of Haydn, Shostakovich, and Brahms. The performance was recorded at Carnegie Hall on October 14, 2017.
July 12, 2018
Plucked string player Christina Pluhar leads her ensemble, L’Arpeggiata, in a program of vocal and instrumental music of the early Italian Baroque by Luigi Rossi and his contemporaries.
Opening Night Gala — 2017-2018 Season
July 5, 2018
Carnegie Hall opened its 2017-2018 season with a Gala honoring the centennial of Leonard Bernstein. Led by conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the program features the Philadelphia Orchestra and special guests Lang Lang, Chick Corea, and Maxim Lando.
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).
May 25, 2017
Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic in a program that features pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
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.