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As part of his exploration of the “late style,” pianist Jonathan Biss led workshops for young artists on the late solo works of Beethoven, Brahms, and Schubert in the Resnick Education Wing. Here, Biss works with participant Ning Zhou. Biss returns to Zankel Hall tomorrow, Thursday, February 23, for a performance with the Brentano Quartet.

Photo: Fadi Kheir
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Welcome to New York, Vienna Philharmonic / Wiener Philharmoniker and Maestro Franz Welser-Möst! They perform three concerts later this week, beginning on Friday with a concert that includes Strauss’s “Ein Heldenleben.” [ Link ]
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February 17, 2017: Tenet
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February 20, 2017: Ensemble Connect played Venetian Baroque music and was joined by Caroline Shaw on violin for the premiere of Shaw’s Venetian-inspired work, “Stucco & Brocatelle,” commissioned by Carnegie Hall.

Photo: Jennifer Taylor
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Tonight is your last chance to take a Venetian inspired photo at one of our photo stations! Hear Concerto Italiano’s performance of Monteverdi’s opera “L’incoronazione di Poppea” in concert and stop by to take a photo to mark the end of La Serenissima.
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Have you always wanted to visit Venice, Italy? Now is your chance! There are still two more days to enter to win a trip for two to Venice in celebration of La Serenissima: Music and Arts from the Venetian Republic.

Win a trip for two to Venice!
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Ahmet Erdoğdular, one of Turkey’s foremost vocalists, and his ensemble performed classical vocal music, ghazals (sung poetry), and Sufi music, particularly that of the Mevlevi (Whirling Dervishes) in Zankel Hall.

Photo: Jack Vartoogian
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“From the very title, you know how this opera will end: Poppea gets her crown. How she gets there, however, will make you grimace as the opera forces you to ask yourself serious questions about corrupt actors in positions of power without any real checks and balances.”

Hear Monteverdi’s opera “L’incoronazione di Poppea,” in concert on February 21, performed by Concerto Italiano. [ Link ]

Poppea: Monteverdi’s Dark Soap Opera | Carnegie Hall
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Pablo Heras-Casado led Orchestra of St. Luke's in Lutosławski’s “Musique funèbre” as well as Brahms’s “Ein deutsches Requiem” with soprano Sophie Karthäuser, baritone Florian Boesch, and Musica Sacra New York.

Photo: Steve J. Sherman
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Tenet NYC (Vocal Ensemble) performed music by 17th century female composers as well as a modern reimagining of a Baroque madrigal by Caroline Shaw in Weill Recital Hall.

Photo: Jennifer Taylor
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Il "Pomo d'Oro" orchestra was joined by soprano Emöke Baráth, and mezzo-soprano Giuseppina Bridelli in Zankel Hall to explore the agonies and ecstasies of lovers with operatic and instrumental selections from 17th and 18th century Venice.

Photo: Julien Jourdes
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Billie Holiday’s 1956 two-concert event, “Lady Sings the Blues” was the last time the legendary jazz singer and songwriter performed at Carnegie Hall, but “Lady Day” lives on through the live album from that evening.

This month, we induct Billie Holiday into our Digital Hall of Fame. [ Link ]

Billie Holiday: "Lady Sings the Blues"
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Obsessed with orchestras? Charmed by chamber music? Receive a $25 Mastercard eGift card every time you pay with Masterpass™ and purchase tickets to Carnegie Hall presentations through June 30, 2017.

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“[Monteverdi] understood the psychological makeup of his characters. He cared about that. And that’s why his characters are so multi-dimensional.”—Ellen Rosand

See Monteverdi’s multi-dimensional characters in action in his opera “L’incoronazione di Poppea,” performed in concert by Concerto Italiano on February 21. [ Link ]
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Carnegie Hall’s dear friend Oscar de la Renta was honored today by the United States Postal Service with a series of commemorative Forever stamps. Among the guests at the unveiling were Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Alexander and Eliza Bolen, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Anderson Cooper, Annette de la Renta, and Anna Wintour. Mr. de la Renta was both a Carnegie Hall Trustee and Medal of Excellence...
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“Do you really believe … that everything historians tell us about men—or about women—is actually true? You ought to consider the fact that these histories have been written by men, who never tell the truth about anything except by accident.”—Moderata Fonte, 1600.

Learn about five female risk-takers of the Venetian Republic.

Five Female Champions of the Venetian Republic
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Conductor and violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky performed Vivaldi's virtuosic violin concertos with Il "Pomo d'Oro" orchestra in Weill Recital Hall. The program also included works by Galuppi and Brescianello.

Photo: Richard Termine
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In three concerts and two master classes, pianist Jonathan Biss leads an exploration of the “late style,” examining the different ways composers create at their career’s end. Tonight he performs Bach, Britten, Beethoven, and György Kurtág with the Brentano Quartet. [ Link ]

Jonathan Biss: The Late Style | Carnegie Hall
Jordi Savall and his ensemble Hespèrion XXI performed Venetian instrumental music as well as music influenced by Venice in Zankel Hall.

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Have you heard of the Bauta, the Scaramouche, or the Colombina? They are all types of Venetian masks. Learn about seventeen different masks and comment below with your favorite!

Masks of La Serenissima | Carnegie Hall