Carnegie Hall Live
Thursdays at 8pm
- Hosted by Jeff Spurgeon
Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Hall Live features some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to recitals to orchestral performances.
The season features the Opening Night Gala concert by the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, led by Gustavo Dudamel. Other highlights in the series include concerts by the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin with conductor Daniel Barenboim, the Munich Philharmonic led by Valery Gergiev, and the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas; a performance of Schubert’s Winterreise by tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Thomas Adès; a specially-curated concert featuring the music of Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich; pianists Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin in a duo-piano program; and Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI with a fascinating tour of music from the Medieval through the Baroque of the Venetian Republic.
Carnegie Hall Live is hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon, and is joined by alternating co-hosts John Hockenberry and John Schaefer.