Carnegie Hall has announced its 2023–24 concert season, and among the performers taking the esteemed hall's stages are Timo Andres, Julia Bullock, Gabriel Kahane, Kronos Quartet (joined by Laurie Anderson, Attacca Quartet, Sō Percussion, and others), Brad Mehldau, and Chris Thile.
Carnegie Hall has announced its 2023–24 concert season, and featured among the performers taking the esteemed hall's stages are Timo Andres, Julia Bullock, Gabriel Kahane, Kronos Quartet, Brad Mehldau, and Chris Thile.
Chris Thile joins the chamber ensemble, The Knights, led by conductor Eric Jacobsen, in Zankel Hall on Thursday, October 26, for a concert of original works by Thile and the ensemble's Artistic Director Colin Jacobsen, as well as a new take on a song by Caroline Shaw, and pieces by Bach and Dvořák.
Kronos Quartet celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with Five Decades: A 50th Anniversary Celebration in Stern Auditorium on Friday, November 3. Joined for the performance by Laurie Anderson, Attacca Quartet, Sō Percussion (which performs its own program on December 2), Bang on a Can All Stars, and more, the quartet’s concert includes a short film by award-winning documentarian Sam Green; the New York premieres of Carnegie Hall co-commissioned works by Michael Gordon and Gabriella Smith; and a new “Sunrise Jam” version of Terry Riley’s Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector for fifty musicians.
Classical singer Julia Bullock, accompanied by pianist Bretton Brown, brings music by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Kurt Weill, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, John Cage, Connie Converse, Billy Taylor, and more to Zankel Hall on Friday, January 19, 2024. That includes two songs from her solo recording debut album Walking in the Dark, which was released on Nonesuch late last year: Converse’s “One by One” and Taylor’s “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free.” “The soprano Julia Bullock is on the verge of an unconventional career,” says the New York Times, “one of the singular artists of her generation—a singer of enveloping tone, startlingly mature presence and unusually sophisticated insight into culture, society and history.”
Pianist and composer Brad Mehldau performs in Zankel Hall on Wednesday, January 31, for an evening that includes the New York premiere of a new original work, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall. The venue will be configured in the round—its Zankel Hall Center Stage—for the event. Mehldau’s new live solo album, Your Mother Should Know: Brad Mehldau Plays The Beatles, featuring interpretations of nine songs by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and one by George Harrison, was released last month on Nonesuch.
Pianist and composer Timo Andres makes his Carnegie Hall solo debut on the Zankel Hall Center Stage on Saturday, February 24, for a program of works by Duke Ellington, Robin Holcomb, Philip Glass, Aaron Copeland, Frederic Rzewski, and more, including the world premiere of a new original work commissioned by Carnegie Hall.
Gabriel Kahane joins The Knights for a concert in Zankel Hall on Thursday, May 16, featuring the New York premiere of his piece Heirloom, a piano concerto written for his father, pianist Jeffrey Kahane, and selected songs of his arranged for orchestra, piano, and vocals.
Subscriptions for the Carnegie Hall 2023–24 season are on sale now. Individual concert tickets go on sale August 14. For all the details, visit carnegiehall.org.