Carnegie Hall tickets 6 March 2024 - Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Tony Siqi Yun | GoComGo.com

Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Tony Siqi Yun

Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
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Important Info
Type: Classical Concert
City: New York, USA
Starts at: 20:00
Cast
Performers
Orchestra: Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal
Piano: Tony Yun
Creators
Composer: Cris Derksen
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Programme
Cris Derksen: New Work
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Overview

Hear Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal under the leadership of Montréal’s own Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the orchestra’s artistic director since 2000 and conductor for life.

They perform a New York premiere by award-winning cellist and composer Cris Derksen, who deftly combines traditional classical influences, indigenous music, and modern sonic experimentation. Pianist Tony Siqi Yun, called “a true poet of the keyboard” by Pianist Magazine, joins in Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto. The concert also features Sibelius’s heroic Second Symphony, which the composer describes as “a confession of the soul.”

Venue Info

Carnegie Hall - New York
Location   57th Street and Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States, located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east side of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street, two blocks south of Central Park.

Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, it is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for both classical music and popular music. Carnegie Hall has its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments, and presents about 250 performances each season. It is also rented out to performing groups. The hall has not had a resident company since 1962, when the New York Philharmonic moved to Lincoln Center's Philharmonic Hall (renamed Avery Fisher Hall in 1973 and David Geffen Hall in 2015).

Carnegie Hall has 3,671 seats, divided among its three auditoriums.

Carnegie Hall contains three distinct, separate performance spaces.

Carnegie Hall is one of the last large buildings in New York built entirely of masonry, without a steel frame; however, when several flights of studio spaces were added to the building near the turn of the 20th century, a steel framework was erected around segments of the building. The exterior is rendered in narrow Roman bricks of a mellow ochre hue, with details in terracotta and brownstone. The foyer avoids typical 19th century Baroque theatrical style with the Florentine Renaissance manner of Filippo Brunelleschi's Pazzi Chapel: white plaster and gray stone form a harmonious system of round-headed arched openings and Corinthian pilasters that support an unbroken cornice, with round-headed lunettes above it, under a vaulted ceiling. The famous white and gold auditorium interior is similarly restrained. The firm of Adler & Sullivan of Chicago, noted for the acoustics of their theaters, were hired as consultant architects though their contributions are not known.

Important Info
Type: Classical Concert
City: New York, USA
Starts at: 20:00
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