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Symphonic Masters 1

Peak performances of vibrant masterpieces by the world’s leading orchestras and conductors

Missa Solemnis

  • Swedish Chamber Orchestra
  • Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Beethoven: Missa solemnis

With English supertitles

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, conductor

  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Iván Fischer, conductor

Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

Beethoven: Piano Concerto TBA

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

With English supertitles

London Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Simon Rattle, conductor

Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

With English supertitles

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Symphonic Masters 2

Peak performances of vibrant masterpieces by the world’s leading orchestras and conductors

Joshua Bell
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

  • Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Joshua Bell, director and violin

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 8:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”)

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Esa-Pekka Salonen: New work (New York premiere)

Varèse: Amériques

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

London Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Simon Rattle, conductor

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 8:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Mahler: Symphony No. 9

London Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Simon Rattle, conductor

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (completed by Deryck Cooke)

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Mahler Transcending

Simon Rattle, in his first New York appearance as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra, reveals the sheer beauty of Mahler’s final three works.

London Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Simon Rattle, conductor

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 8:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Mahler: Symphony No. 9

London Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Simon Rattle, conductor

Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

With English supertitles

London Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Simon Rattle, conductor

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm in David Geffen Hall

Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (completed by Deryck Cooke)

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Art of the Song

Spellbinding lieder recitals by some of today’s most magnetic vocal artists

Simon Keenlyside, baritone
Malcolm Martineau, piano

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

The fiercely eloquent baritone Simon Keenlyside demonstrates why he is “one of classical music’s most admired artists” (Opera News).

Mark Padmore, tenor
Paul Lewis, piano

Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Schumann: Liederkreis

Brahms: Es liebt sich so lieblich im Lenze; Sommerabend; Mondenschein; Es schauen die Blumen; Meerfahrt; Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht

Schumann: Dichterliebe

Gerald Finley, bass-baritone
Julius Drake, piano

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and more

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Chamber Orchestras

Leaders in period performance bring Bach, Monteverdi, Mozart, and Vivaldi to Alice Tully Hall.

GARDINER CONDUCTS MONTEVERDI
The Coronation of Poppea

  • Monteverdi Choir
  • English Baroque Soloists

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea

With English supertitles

CHRISTMAS ORATORIO
Bach Collegium Japan

  • Bach Collegium Japan
  • Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Bach: Four Cantatas from Weihnachts-Oratorium (“Christmas Oratorio”)

Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf preiset die Tage

Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend

Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen

Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben

With English supertitles

VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS
Concerto Köln

  • Concerto Köln
  • Shunske Sato, violin

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

  • Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
  • Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano and director

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Haydn: Symphony No. 74 in E-flat major

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major

J.C. Bach: Symphony in G minor

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major (“Jeunehomme”)

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The Birth of Opera

John Eliot Gardiner and his exceptional period-instrument ensemble and choir celebrate the 450th anniversary of Monteverdi’s birth, capturing the touching humanity of his surviving three operas in semi-staged performances over a single week.

GARDINER CONDUCTS MONTEVERDI
Orfeo

  • Monteverdi Choir
  • English Baroque Soloists

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Monteverdi: L’Orfeo

With English supertitles

GARDINER CONDUCTS MONTEVERDI
The Return of Ulysses

  • Monteverdi Choir
  • English Baroque Soloists

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Monteverdi: Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria

With English supertitles

GARDINER CONDUCTS MONTEVERDI
The Coronation of Poppea

  • Monteverdi Choir
  • English Baroque Soloists

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea

With English supertitles

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Virtuoso Recitals

Dazzling performance meets emotional depth with these master recitalists.

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM

Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 (“Pathétique”)

Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 (“Appassionata”)

Sonata in C major, Op. 53 (“Waldstein”)

Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (“Moonlight”)

Christian Tetzlaff, solo violin

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

ALL-BACH PROGRAM

Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003

Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004

Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005

Partita No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006

Richard Goode, piano

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Works by Brahms, Debussy, Beethoven, Haydn, and Janáček

Sol Gabetta, cello
Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Beethoven: Cello Sonata in F major, Op. 5, No. 1

Britten: Sonata in C major, Op. 65

Chopin: Sonata in G minor, Op. 65

Chopin: Grand Duo on themes from Meyerbeer’s Robert le diable

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Emerson String Quartet

A genius pairing: late Shostakovich illuminates late Beethoven—and vice versa—in two intriguing performances by the Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 127

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 15 in E-flat minor, Op. 144

Emerson String Quartet

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage

Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 130

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor, Op. 138

Beethoven: Grosse Fuge in B-flat major, Op. 133

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Sunday Morning Coffee Concerts

A refreshing Sunday ritual: intimate one-hour concerts accompanied by Nespresso and conversation with the artists

Jenny Lin, piano

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 11:00 am in Walter Reade Theater

Valentin Silvestrov: Benedictus

Mompou: Angelico, from Música callada, Vol. I, No. 1

Valentin Silvestrov: Der Bote (“The Messenger”)

Mozart: Allegro, from Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K.545

Valentin Silvestrov: Wedding Waltz

Schubert: Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat major, D.899

Valentin Silvestrov: Chopin Moments

Chopin: Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1

Valentin Silvestrov: Bagatelle

Debussy: Reflets dans l’eau, from Images, Book I

Valentin Silvestrov: Postludium

Wagner (trans. Liszt): Isolde’s Liebestod, from Tristan und Isolde

Conrad Tao, piano

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 11:00 am in Walter Reade Theater

Works by Bach, Carter, Rachmaninoff, and Beethoven

CHRISTMAS CAROLS AROUND THE WORLD
Calmus

Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 11:00 am in Walter Reade Theater

The award-winning German a cappella vocal quintet evokes holiday celebrations around the world.

Trio con Brio Copenhagen

Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11:00 am in Walter Reade Theater

Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G major (“Gypsy”)

Hans Abrahamsen: Serenade from Traumlieder

Hans Abrahamsen: Arabesque Traumlieder

Smetana: Piano Trio in G minor

Chad Hoopes, violin
David Fung, piano

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 11:00 am in Walter Reade Theater

Prokofiev: Violin Sonata in D major

Dvořák: Romantic Pieces

Ravel: Tzigane

Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianos

Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 11:00 am in Walter Reade Theater

Mozart: Sonata for Piano Four-Hands in D major, K.381

John Adams: Roll Over Beethoven

Chopin: Rondo in C major for Two Pianos

Lutosławski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini

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Music on Film

A captivating glimpse into the creative process through rare, behind-the-scenes footage of visionary conductors, plus a new documentary on legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich

Music on Film: Portrait of Rostropovich (U.S. premiere)

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm in Walter Reade Theater

Award-winning French filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon turns his lens on the great Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich in this U.S. premiere.

Music on Film: Leonard Bernstein

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm in Walter Reade Theater

Step behind the scenes as Leonard Bernstein leads a rehearsal of Berlioz’s Roméo and Juliet and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.

Music on Film: Sergiu Celibidache

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6:15 pm in Walter Reade Theater

Rare footage captures the notoriously recording-averse Romanian conductor in rehearsals for Ravel’s Boléro and Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony.

Music on Film: Georg Solti & Carlos Kleiber

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 8:45 pm in Walter Reade Theater

Two legendary 20th-century maestros rehearse the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra in opera overtures.

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Compose Your Own

Enjoy the most flexibility and compose your own perfect season. Choose four performances and save 15%, or choose three and save 10%.

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Complimentary Classical

Four spirited string quartets in FREE, hour-long concerts in the David Rubenstein Atrium.

Rolston String Quartet
FREE

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm in David Rubenstein Atrium

Mozart: Quartet in A major, K.464

R. Murray Schafer: Quartet No. 2 (“Waves”)

Harlem Quartet
FREE

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7:30 pm in David Rubenstein Atrium

Piston: String Quartet No. 3

Debussy: String Quartet in G minor

Guido López Gavilán: Guaguanco

Heath Quartet
FREE

Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:30 pm in David Rubenstein Atrium

Haydn: String Quartet in C major, Op. 74, No. 1

Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1

Aeolus Quartet
FREE

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm in David Rubenstein Atrium

Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1

Ives: String Quartet No. 2