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Live concerts from classical music's most revered stage, presented by WQXR

Gustavo Dudamel led the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra to open the new season of concerts at Carnegie Hall Thursday, Oct. 6. Chris Lee/Carnegie Hall hide caption

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Gustavo Dudamel Opens Carnegie Hall Season With 'The Rite Of Spring'

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The charismatic conductor first heard Stravinsky's rambunctious music when he was just 8. Watch him lead the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela live on Thursday night.

Yuja Wang played a demanding program at Carnegie Hall, topped by four encores. Ebru Yildiz/for NPR hide caption

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Yuja Wang Plays Carnegie Hall

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Hear one of today's most charismatic pianists perform music with deep psychological — and physical — dimensions by Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms.

Yuja Wang Plays Carnegie Hall

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Conductor Mariss Jansons led the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall Wednesday in Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, "Leningrad." AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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The 'Leningrad' Symphony At Carnegie Hall

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Dmitri Shostakovich's powerful Seventh Symphony was written during the devastating World War II siege of Leningrad. Hear Mariss Jansons lead the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

The 'Leningrad' Symphony At Carnegie Hall

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Music director Iván Fischer leading an Budapest Festival Orchestra concert at Carnegie Hall in New York Thursday. A.J. Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

Music director Iván Fischer conducts a Liszt piano concerto with Marc-André Hamelin as soloist, and a powerful wartime symphony by Prokofiev.

Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra with pianist Jan Lisiecki at Carnegie Hall in a program inspired by Vienna. Ebru Yildiz/for NPR hide caption

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Brings Vienna To Carnegie Hall

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With a Strauss waltz, a cheeky take on Strauss and a Beethoven concerto, conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin conjures the sound of old Vienna, once the musical capital of Europe.

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Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic, with pianist Evgeny Kissin, at Carnegie Hall's gala opening concert, Oct. 7. AJ Wilhelm /for NPR hide caption

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The New York Philharmonic At Carnegie Hall

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A world premiere by Magnus Lindberg and a time-honored concerto played by Evgeny Kissin bring history and celebration to Carnegie's season-opening concert.

The New York Philharmonic At Carnegie Hall

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Viola da gamba master Jordi Savall leads his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in a performance at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Apr. 16, 2015. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations

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Hear a consummate master of early music, conductor and viola da gamba player Jordi Savall, lead his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in an exhilarating array of 17th- and 18th-century French music.

Carnegie Hall Live: Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations

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András Schiff takes late sonatas by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert to Carnegie Hall. AJ Wilhelm/for NPR hide caption

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András Schiff Plays Mozart, Haydn, Schubert And Beethoven At Carnegie Hall

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Hear the eminent pianist in a recital of sublime works spanning Classical-era elegance and introspective Romantic drama.

András Schiff Plays Mozart, Haydn, Schubert And Beethoven At Carnegie Hall

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Baritone Thomas Hampson brings a Civil War-themed program to Carnegie Hall Feb. 9, 2015. Kristine Hoebermann hide caption

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Thomas Hampson Sings A World Premiere

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Hear the beloved baritone sing a fascinating program that mixes German Romanticism with a cornucopia of American songs, including a world premiere from Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon.

Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a concert of powerhouse orchestral works at Carnegie Hall. AJ Wilhelm for NPR Music hide caption

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The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

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Hear the CSO and its charismatic conductor Riccardo Muti in a program showing the muscle and subtlety of the of orchestra in music by Scriabin, Debussy and Mendelssohn.

Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

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The Academy of Ancient Music, with its director Richar Egarr at the harpsichord, brings Bach to Carnegie Hall in a concert featuring the composer's four Orchestral Suites on Nov. 7. A.J. Wilhelm/for NPR hide caption

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The Academy Of Ancient Music Plays J.S. Bach at Carnegie Hall

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Stream a live Carnegie Hall concert of Bach's four orchestral suites, played by the superb Academy of Ancient Music, led by Richard Egarr.

The Academy Of Ancient Music Plays J.S. Bach at Carnegie Hall

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Conductor Simon Rattle leads the Berlin Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall on October 1, 2014. A.J. Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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An Opening Night Gala With The Berlin Philharmonic

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Stream a performance by the stellar Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Simon Rattle in a program of Rachmaninov, Bruch and Stravinsky with dazzling violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.

Carnegie Hall Live: An Opening Night Gala With The Berlin Philharmonic

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