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Ichiyanagi studied at The Juilliard School in New York and emerged a pioneer, using compositional techniques that incorporated traditional Japanese elements and electronic music.
Soprano Angel Blue, mezzo-sopranos Denyce Graves and Isabel Leonard, and jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant will also appear on the concert.
Carnegie announced a 2022-23 schedule that includes about 70 events in 2,800-seat Stern Auditorium.
Here are just a few Black performers who changed the course of classical music… and continue to inspire us today!
Carnegie Hall says Valery Gergiev, a conductor who is close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, will not lead the Vienna Philharmonic in a five-concert U.S. tour that starts Friday night in response “due to recent world events.”
The Royal Philharmonic became the first international orchestra to tour the U.S. since February 2020.
Carnegie Hall has changed the program for its return from the coronavirus shutdown and added a Beethoven cycle to the season with the Philadelphia Orchestra and music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
Carnegie Hall has not had a performance since March 13, 2020.
Following a historic 18-month gap, the NY Phil will present a shortened schedule in a season shifted from Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall while the orchestra’s home is remodeled.
The decision leaves only the possibility of performances at the very tail end of the hall’s 2020-21 season.
“For centuries, millennia, we humans have looked at the stars and wondered about our place in the universe and what’s beyond. That’s what I wanted to dig into,” reflects musician-composer-producer Caroline Shaw on her latest work, The Listeners.
As WFMT celebrates the centenary of Isaac Stern — who was born on July 21, 1920 — Michael Stern reflects on his father’s life in music.
Beginning January 28, WFMT will broadcast Beethoven’s nine symphonies on weekdays as the 2:00 pm “Afternoon Masterwork.” The performances feature the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Its founder and conductor, Sir John Elliot Gardiner, shares his guide to these symphonic masterpieces.
The capacity of NY Phil’s much-maligned concert hall at Lincoln Center will be reduced by more than 500 seats as part of a $550 million renovation.
Another fantastic trip with Earthbound Expeditions and WFMT!
Winner of last year’s Gilmore Artist Award, given quadrennially to a pianist along with a $300,000 prize, Levit is among the most probing young artists in classical music. His website describes him as “Citizen. European. Pianist.”
DiDonato partnered with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute and dozens of other artists to bring the arts to young people at a crucial stage in their development: infancy. After asking, “Wouldn’t it be beautiful if every new born child was not only given a lullaby when they leave the hospital, but a personal one from their parents?” The Lullaby Project was born.
WFMT’s long-time resident “free spirit” Studs Terkel died near a decade ago, on Halloween in 2008, but he just made his Carnegie Hall debut. What brought about this feat of artistic time travel?
Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang is slated to host the Grammy Salute to Classical Music Celebrating the Legacy of Leonard Bernstein on Friday, January 26, 2018, at Carnegie Hall.
Florence Foster Jenkins couldn’t carry a tune in a bucket. Yet, she made her Carnegie Hall debut to a completely sold-out house on October 25, 1944.
When Karpman encountered Langston Hughes’ poem, she was instantly fascinated.