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Carnegie Hall Live! Series

Series produced by The WFMT Radio Network

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Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the fifth season of Carnegie Hall Live! features some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral performances. The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring guest soloist Evgeny Kissin in a rousing performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23. Other highlights in the specially-curated series include concerts by the Vienna Philharmonic and Berliner Philharmoniker; recitals by stars such as pianist Yuja Wang; and the St. Lawrence String Quartet performing the New York premiere of a new work by John Adams.

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*Please Note: this series is available free of charge to all affiliate stations. Affiliates may take the series at any time between March 30, 2016 and March 29, 2017.

If you have any questions or require more information, please contact:
Estlin Usher at eusher@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2112
Tony Macaluso at tmacaluso@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2114

The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring guest soloist Evgeny Kissin in a rousing performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23. Other highlights in the specially-curated series include concerts by the Vienna Philharmonic and Berliner Philharmoniker; recitals by stars such as pianist Yuja Wang; and the St. Lawrence String Quartet performing the New York premiere of a new work by John Adams.

Carnegie Hall Live is hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon, and is joined by various co-hosts from the arts and media world including Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Anthony McGill, John Hockenberry, John Schaefer, and Deborah Voigt, among others. See the schedule for performance details, and consult the cue sheet for more information. Hide full description

Please login to PRX.org to preview program audio.*Please Note: this series is available free of charge to all affiliate stations. Affiliates may take the series at any time between March 30, 2016 and March 29, 2017.If you have any questions or require more information, please contact: Estlin Usher at eusher@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2112Tony Macaluso at tmacaluso@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2114The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring guest soloist Evgeny Kissin in a rousing performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23. Other highlights in the specially-curated series include concerts by the Vienna Philharmonic and Berliner Philharmoniker; recitals by stars such as pianist Yuja... Show full description


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