Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet

This season the pioneering Kronos Quartet has begun a commissioning and performance project called “Fifty for the Future,” a series of new works, written by 25 male and 25 female composers, exploring various approaches to the string quartet... 

Paul Appleby

Paul Appleby

This fast rising and consistently delightful American tenor presents a wide-ranging recital of songs by composers including Schumann, Wolf, Berlioz and Villa-Lobos, as well as the world premiere of “Merrill Songs” by Matthew Aucoin... 

Pamela Frank and Emanuel Ax

Pamela Frank and Emanuel Ax

The acclaimed violinist Pamela Frank is joined by a good colleague and friend, the eminent pianist Emanuel Ax, for a Mozart program. The duo will play a generous program of four Mozart violin sonatas. 

Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff and Lars Voigt

Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff and Lars Voigt

The superb German violinist Christian Tetzlaff and the probing German pianist Lars Vogt often perform together, and also as a trio with the exceptional cellist Tanja Tetzlaff (one of Mr... 

So Percussion

So Percussion

This path-breaking percussion quartet plays five of the Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche’s Drumkit Quartets, plus the premiere of his new work, “Migrations.” There are also the first New York performances of pieces by Steven Mackey and Shara Worden, who joins in as vocalist. 

Being Palestinian Makes Me Smile

Being Palestinian Makes Me Smile

Four Palestinian-American comedians — Amer Zahr, Said Durrah, Mona Aburmishan, and Mike Easmeil – share the bill for a night that  is likely to be a mix of political and observational comedy with an emphasis on the Arab-American experience. 

Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird

This trailblazing new-music sextet performs “Hand Eye,” a multimedia show with music written by the six members of Sleeping Giant, a composers’  collective made up of Christopher Cerrone, Andrew Norman, Robert Honstein, Timo Andres, Ted Hearne and Jacob Cooper. 

Europa Galante and Fabio Biondi

Europa Galante and Fabio Biondi

In an enticing program, the superb early music ensemble Europa Galante and brilliant violinist Fabio Biondi perform works by Vivaldi and some less-familiar composers who had one thing in common: they all spent time teaching at the Ospedale della Pietà, Venice’s charitable orphanage for girls... 

Steven Lin

Steven Lin

This young pianist presents a considerable program of Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Ravel, and, most interestingly, the premiere of David Hertzberg’s “Alba.” 

Yefim Bronfman

Yefim Bronfman

Over a distinguished career, the pianist Yefim Bronfman has played an enormous range of works with brilliant pianism and probing musicianship. He has been especially praised for his Prokofiev... 

Isabel Leonard

Isabel Leonard

This expressive mezzo soprano teams with the guitarist Sharon Isbin for a program of Spanish music, including works by Albéniz and Granados and an arrangement of Falla’s “Siete Canciones Populares Españolas... 

Bach Collegium Japan

Bach Collegium Japan

Since the eminent early music conductor Masaaki Suzuki founded the period-instrument Bach Collegium Japan in 1990, the ensemble has done essential and acclaimed work in its home country and on tour... 

Piotr Beczala

Piotr Beczala

In what is billed as his New York recital debut, this thrilling tenor, long a star at the Metropolitan Opera, sings Schumann’s “Dichterliebe,” plus songs by Dvořák, Rachmaninoff and, most interestingly, Mr... 

St. Lawrence String Quartet

St. Lawrence String Quartet

This excellent ensemble offers a program featuring Haydn’s String Quartet in F minor (Op. 20, No. 5), Beethoven’s String Quartet in C-sharp minor, (Op. 131), and the New York premiere of John Adams’s Second Quartet. 

Gil Shaham

Gil Shaham

In a formidable test of musical and mental concentration, the brilliant violinist Gil Shaham will play Bach’s complete partitas and sonatas for solo violin, six long, difficult and astonishing works... 

Benjamin Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor

The brilliant, thoughtful 23-year-old pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has won wide critical acclaim for his recitals, concerto performances and top-selling Decca recordings. On this recital he presents an intriguing program of Baroque-inspired works by Mendelssohn, Franck, Ravel, Liszt and Busoni’s solo piano arrangement of Bach’s magnificent solo violin Chaconne in D minor. 

Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble

Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble

To cap the season-long celebrations of her career’s 50th anniversary, the peerless Ms. Monk and her longtime ensemble present a retrospective of selections from her work, starting with her early experimental solos, moving on to “Dolmen Music” and extending as far as the recent “On Behalf of Nature... 

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Australian Chamber Orchestra

This bracingly original chamber ensemble puts together a typically eclectic program, with well-loved favorites like Mozart’s radiant Clarinet Concerto (with Sharon Kam as soloist) and Haydn’s Symphony No... 

Le Concert des Nations

Le Concert des Nations

The Catalan early-music specialist Jordi Savall leads this period-instrument ensemble in a vivacious program of French baroque music by composers including Lully, Couperin, Rameau and Marais. 

Artemis Quartet

Artemis Quartet

This excellent ensemble offers a program featuring two autobiographical masterpieces by Czech composers – Dvorak’s “American” quartet and Smetana’s “From My Life” quartet... 

Sasha Cooke

Sasha Cooke

This luminous young mezzo-soprano will be joined by the pianist Julius Drake for a program of works by Haydn, Liszt, Mahler (the youthful “Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen” cycle) and Granados, and the new “Of All the Moons” by Kevin Puts. 

Venice Baroque Orchestra

Venice Baroque Orchestra

Avi Avital — that rarity, a star mandolinist — joins this vibrant ensemble in works by Vivaldi, as well as selections by Marcello, Geminiani and Paisiello. 

Kirill Gerstein

Kirill Gerstein

This superb young pianist, a recent recipient of the Gilmore Artist Award whose playing is both poetic and virtuosic, offers a program with Bach’s Three-Part Inventions, Liszt’s “Transcendental Etudes” and selections from Bartok’s “Mikrokosmos... 

Richard Goode and Friends

Richard Goode and Friends

It’s always a treat to hear the pianist Richard Goode, here in partnership with young artists he has mentored at the Marlboro Music Festival. Mr. Goode joins the soprano Sarah Shafer, the violinist Itamar Zorman, the violist Kyle Armbrust and the cellist Brook Speltz for a program featuring Brahms’s Piano Quartet No... 

Theater of Voices

Theater of Voices

Karlheinz Stockhausen’s “Stimmung” has a good claim to being the most brilliantly weird piece ever composed within sight of the Long Island Sound. A mesmerizing choral work of gods, erotica and chant all based on a single harmonic series (or chord), it’s the single item on the program for this team of six singers, led by Paul Hillier. 

Jamie Barton

Jamie Barton

This extravagantly talented young mezzo-soprano, joined by the pianist Bradley Moore, brings to New York a recital program with songs by Joaquín Turina, Chausson and Schubert, but focused on Dvorak’s dark-hued cycle of “Gypsy Songs” and the premiere of Jake Heggie’s “The Work at Hand... 

Janine Jansen and Itamar Golan

Janine Jansen and Itamar Golan

Ms. Jansen, a captivating violinist, and Mr. Golan, an excellent pianist, team up for a recital comprising works by Prokofiev and Ravel, including the flamboyantly virtuosic “Tzigane... 

Brentano String Quartet and Joyce DiDonato

Brentano String Quartet and Joyce DiDonato

Part of Ms. DiDonato’s season-long Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall, this concert brings an eminent mezzo-soprano together with an eminent quartet. They join for selections from Carnegie’s Lullaby Project, written by teenage women who are pregnant, homeless or incarcerated, and Jake Heggie’s new cycle, “Camille Claudel: Into the Fire... 

Alexandre Tharaud

Alexandre Tharaud

This superb French pianist’s imaginative, richly colored interpretations of Couperin and Rameau have proved delightful in recent years. Here he offers Couperin’s “Pièces de Clavecin,” short character pieces... 

Marilyn Horne Song Celebration

Marilyn Horne Song Celebration

The Song Continues, an annual festival of master classes and concerts, led by the great mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, comes to a close with a concert featuring a quartet of rising artists and, as a treat, a set from another celebrated mezzo, Susan Graham... 

The Classical Style

The Classical Style

A collaboration between the composer Steven Stucky and the writer-pianist Jeremy Denk based on Charles Rosen’s book of the same name, this daffily absurd opera buffa (“of sorts”) is the only opera in which Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven meet characters named Tonic, Dominant and Subdominant in a bar... 

Yun-Chin Zhou

Yun-Chin Zhou

The program of Mr. Yun-Chin’s recital suggests that this young Chinese pianist, who just added the Young Concert Artist first prize to his growing collection of awards, is not your regular competition horse — not with Haydn, Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Ravel sharing billings with transcriptions of songs by the great French chansonnier Charles Trenet. 

Quatuor Ébène

Quatuor Ébène

This is your last chance to here this young, genre-hopping French string quartet in its original membership. In January, the violist Mathieu Herzog will leave, to be replaced by a new member... 

Paper Music

Paper Music

Sound and image mingle in illuminating ways in this production by the composer Philip Miller and the artist William Kentridge, two South Africans and longtime collaborators. Performers include Joanna Dudley and Ann Masina (voice) and the pianist Idith Meshulam; Mr... 

Rafal Blechacz

Rafal Blechacz

In January, this brilliant and sensitive Polish pianist was named the recipient of the prestigious Gilmore Artist Award, which is given every four years. For his Carnegie Hall debut, Mr... 

Belcea Quartet

Belcea Quartet

Known for its fiery intensity, this quartet sweeps into town with a program spanning a range of styles including a late Mozart quartet, Berg’s shimmering “Lyric Suite” and Brahms’s String Quartet in C minor (Op... 

Luca Pisaroni

Luca Pisaroni

This thoughtful bass-baritone on the rise, who brings his nuanced Leporello to the Metropolitan Opera’s “Don Giovanni” in February, puts early German Romanticism in perspective in a Carnegie Hall recital with the pianist Wolfram Rieger... 

Stanislav Khristenko

Stanislav Khristenko

The acclaimed young Ukrainian-born pianist Stanislav Khristenko plays a recital at Zankel Hall as part of his reward for taking first prize last year at the prestigious Cleveland International Piano Competition... 

Alexander Yakovlev

Alexander Yakovlev

The Russian-born pianist Alexander Yakovlev has won more than 50 first prizes at international competitions, including the 2012 World Piano Competition in Cincinnati. As part of the prize for that victory he is being presented in this recital, playing works by Mozart, Brahms, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky... 

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

One of Germany’s premier period-instrument ensembles presents a concert celebrating the genetic genius of the Bach family with J.S. Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1; the Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Basso Continuo in F minor by his cousin Johann Christoph Bach; and three works by two of his sons (String Symphony No... 

The Soldiers Tale

The Soldiers Tale

The Yale School of Music and Yale School of Drama come together for a performance of Stravinsky’s jittery fable, in a new translation by Liz Diamond. The Broadway star Michael Cerveris is the Reader, and the cast also includes James Cusati-Moyer, Mariko Parker and Tom Pecinka... 

American Composers Orchestra

American Composers Orchestra

This adventurous band of new-music specialists is joined by the Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza for the final installment of its 10th anniversary celebration of the Orchestra Underground series... 

Collected Stories

Collected Stories

The centerpiece of David Lang’s Carnegie Hall composer residency is a week of concerts demonstrating the enviable range of his tastes. The first concert, “hero,” brings together Harry Partch’s “The Wayward,” a series of compositions based on Depression-era hobos, and the vocalist and harpist Benjamin Bagby’s dramatic interpretation of “Beowulf...