Posts tagged Carnegie Hall
6 Classical Music Concerts This Week: New York

Whether you’re visiting the big apple and searching for classical music while you’re in town or you reside in the beautiful city that never sleeps and are always itching for your classical music fix, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve listed some of the must-attend classical music concerts this week in gorgeous New York City. We’ve made it easier than ever to scout out the best classical music concerts—now you’ll just have to battle with picking among them.

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Andrew Carnegie: His Life And Legacy—First-ever Exhibit At Carnegie Hall Focuses On Visionary Founder

Now featured in Carnegie Hall’s Rose Museum: Carnegie Hall's first-ever exhibit about its visionary founder Andrew Carnegie charts the Carnegie family's passage from Scotland through the course of Andrew’s extraordinary life and ever-present influence in America. Titled Andrew Carnegie: His Life and Legacy, the exhibit—now open for free viewing daily on the second floor of Carnegie Hall—opened in March as part of Carnegie Hall’s citywide festival Migrations: The Making of America. The exhibit remains on display through October 2019 commemorating Andrew Carnegie’s centenary year.

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Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute Announces 2019–2020 Grant Recipients For PlayUSA

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) announces the 2019–2020 grant recipients for PlayUSA, a program that supports a wide range of instrumental music education projects across the United States, all specifically designed to reach low-income and underserved students on a local level.

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Composer Lowell Liebermann Finds Passion in Creating 'a Retreat from Reality'

Renowned American composer Lowell Liebermann always had a knack for creating his own pieces, even while studying piano at age 8. With his storied career and many accomplishments, Lowell’s most cherished accomplishment is just being able to make a living doing what he does with music.

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Best Classical Music This Weekend With Daniil Trifonov, Yuja Wang, and Michael Tilson Thomas

Classical music lovers can still enjoy acclaimed pianist Daniil Trifonov’s Carnegie Hall performance on February 9, despite the event being sold out. Medici.TV will bring the brilliant performance live via webcast, free of charge, to the worldwide audience.

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Best Classical Music in New York, Chicago, and Seattle This Weekend

Young Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong will make his New York Philharmonic debut on February 6, leading the orchestra’s Lunar New Year Concert, becoming just the second-ever conductor to be asked to lead this annual event.

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Soprano Leah Crocetto Draws From Life, Releases Emotion With Powerful Voice

It’s impossible to be a good artist and not to draw from life. Every time American soprano Leah Crocetto performs, there is an aspect of herself in the performance.

“I don’t necessarily think it’s ‘method acting’ a la Stanislavsky, but rather it’s just a part of it. I am who and what I am, and that bleeds into every performance,” she said.

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Pianist François-Xavier Poizat Will Add Carnegie Hall Debut To Cherished Memories

Pianist François-Xavier Poizat feels that the supporting presence of an audience, the rituals around a concert, and the stage fright are all necessary for the magical moment of a performance to happen. “We can of course play music anywhere else, but it will never have the intensity as if it is on the stage during a real concert,” he said.

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[CONCERT REVIEW] Pianist Marc-André Hamelin Tackles Grand Arrangements With Ease

Canadian pianist and Portland Piano International guest curator Marc-André Hamelin played with a robust love for the piano in front of a crowd at Carnegie Hall, mastering grand arrangements with ease. This time he performed French popular songs and some of the most technically challenging classics in the repertoire.

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