As we near the end of 2022, many incredible classical musicians will be putting on impressive performances around the country. Below are some of the extraordinary talents sharing their artistic endeavors throughout the fall and into the winter season.
The new program in Geffen Hall’s Sidewalk Studio features artists who are rising or established. The first event features the pianist and the violist Sterling Elliott and the works of Brian Raphael, Suk, Janacek, and Shostakovich. Also, on November 14, Eric Owens, a renowned bass-baritone, will perform Bach.
Geffen Hall Opening Gala
The New York Philharmonic’s opening gala of the season is a two-part event featuring Angélica Negron and the Ninth Symphony. It will take place on October 26 and 28.
On October 27, at Carnegie Hall, renowned harpsichordist Jean-Paul Rondeau will perform Bach’s Goldberg Variations. This work, which he recorded earlier this year, is an incredibly thoughtful and beautiful piece.
The 1906 opera “The Wrens” by Ethel Smyth, which premiered at the Glyndebourne Festival, is a part of a new wave of female composers. Houston Grand Opera’s production, which will take place from October 28 to November 11, is the company’s first full-scale production. It features a stellar cast, including Patrick Summers and Rosanna Cooke.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
The Lincoln Center’s chamber music society features a variety of events throughout the fall season. One of these is the return engagement of the Danish String Quartet, which will perform a program featuring works by Robert Schumann, Benjamin Britten, and Mozart. Other events include the annual presentation of Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos and the pairing of Vivaldi and Handel with countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo.
Steve Reich Celebration
In November, at Carnegie Hall, renowned composer Steve Reich will celebrate his 85th birthday with a unique program that features the works of two of his most famous works. These are “Tehillim” and “Music for 18 Musicians.” The two pieces will accompany the American premiere of Reich’s “Traveler’s Prayer.”
New York Philharmonic’s Pianists
The start of November marks the beginning of the New York Philharmonic’s subscription season in its renovated hall. As the orchestra settles into its routine, it will be able to feature an impressive lineup of piano soloists. Some of these include Yefim Bronfman, who will perform Mozart’s “Piano Concertos,” Daniil Trifonov, who will perform Bartok’s “Piano Concertos,” and Sergei Babayan, who will perform Beethoven’s “Piano Concertos.”
In November, at Carnegie Hall, renowned bass-baritone David Levine will perform a program entitled “Recital No. 1: Mass.” This will be accompanied by the pianist Adam Nielsen. This will be a significant program, as it features the works of various artists, such as Bach, Sorey, and Shaw.
Following the Metropolitan Opera’s successful premiere of the French version of “Don Carlo” last season, the company will perform this work in Italian again. Before Anna Netrebko’s contracts were canceled, she was supposed to star in this production. However, due to her equivocal statements about Russian President Vladimir Putin, she will be replaced by Angela Meade and Eleonora Burato. The company will feature a stellar cast, including Gunther Groissbck, Anita Rachvelishvili, and Russell Thomas.
The Berlin Philharmoniker will return to Carnegie Hall following a pandemic-interrupted tour. During its three-night engagement, which will feature the works of Andrew Norman, Korngold, and Mozart, the orchestra will be led by Kirill Petrenko.