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.
Leonard Slatkin leads the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall.
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Leonard Slatkin leads music by Ravel and Rachmaninov, composers who straddled the 20th century.
May 13, 2013
Spring For Music: Detroit Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall
Conductor Christoph Eschenbach and the National Symphony Orchestra gave the final performance in this year's Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall on May 11, 2013. The program was of all 20th-century Russian music: Shchedrin's
Slava, Slava; Schnittke's Viola Concerto; and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony.
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Hear 20th-century Russian music paying tribute to the NSO's late director, Mstislav Rostropovich.
May 11, 2013
Spring For Music: National Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall
Watch the Icelandic musician's magnificent work as it's re-imagined with a 28-member orchestra.
May 7, 2013
The Dresden Staatskapelle's principal conductor, Christian Thielemann, asserts that Anton Bruckner's music, in its long-winding search for beauty, is the perfect antidote for modern life. He and the orchestra brought Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 to Carnegie Hall on April 19, 2013.
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A venerable orchestra brings Bruckner's Eighth Symphony, and its new conductor, to New York.
April 19, 2013
Carnegie Hall Live: Dresden Staatskapelle Plays Bruckner
Pianist Jonathan Biss and members of the Elias String Quartet brought their
Schumann: Under the Influence program to Carnegie Hall.
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Hear one of today's finest young pianists and an English string quartet play Schumann and new music.
April 2, 2013
Carnegie Hall Live: Jonathan Biss And The Elias String Quartet
St. Mark Passion at Carnegie Hall.
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Hear one of the most vibrant pieces of 21st-century music: a new retelling of Jesus' last days.
March 6, 2013
Carnegie Hall Live: Golijov's 'St. Mark Passion'
Hear a top French chamber orchestra bring passionate life to works by Handel and Vivaldi.
March 6, 2013
Ensemble Matheus At Carnegie Hall