James Conion leads the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY on May 09, 2014.
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Hear an intriguing program pairing John Adams and a 1937 oratorio by a black composer.
May 9, 2014
Spring For Music: A Rare American Oratorio At Carnegie Hall
Composer John Luther Adams accepts enthusiastic applause from the Carnegie Hall audience after the New York premiere of his 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning piece,
Become Ocean, performed by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.
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John Luther Adams' Pulitzer-winning May 6, 2014 Become Ocean headlines a concert devoted to sea and sand.
Seattle Symphony, New Pulitzer Winner At Carnegie Hall
Every inch of the immense Carnegie Hall was filled with musicians as music director Robert Spano leads his Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Benjamin Britten's stunning
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Conductor Robert Spano leads the orchestra and chorus in Benjamin Britten's searing April 30, 2014 War Requiem.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall
The elegant conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leading the San Francisco Symphony in a live performance from Carnegie Hall on November 13, 2013.
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Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas mixes Mozart (with pianist Jeremy Denk) and bold American works.
November 13, 2013
Riccardo Muti leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
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Watch a thrilling performance by the Chicago Symphony of Verdi's furious and glorious Requiem.
October 10, 2013
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrate the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney Concert Hall in a special gala concert.
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Hear a concert of classics, and a new work, marking the 10th year of Frank Gehry's shining Hall.
October 2, 2013
Joshua Bell is the violin soloist at the glittering opening night of Carnegie Hall's 2013-14 season.
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Violinist Joshua Bell and bassist Esperanza Spalding are the superstar soloists.
September 27, 2013
Fela Kuti's "Sorrow, Tears and Blood" performed by the Kronos Quartet and the vibrant Abena Koomson and Sahr Ngaujah.
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Hear world premiere performances by the Kronos Quartet and see their rehearsal process.
July 25, 2013
Kronos Quartet: Behind The Scenes And Out Of Doors
Daniel Stepner performs on the violin once owned by Mozart himself.
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Mozart himself never made it to America — but his violin and viola did. Hear and see them played.
June 19, 2013
Watch a special performance previewing Muhly's exciting, intrigue-filled opera May 22, 2013 Two Boys.