Tune In to the TV Broadcast of Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night!

The Opening Night Gala of Carnegie Hall’s 118th Season, which took place September 24, is being produced for national telecast on PBS by Carnegie Hall and Thirteen/WNET New York as part of public television’s performing arts series Great Performances. Thirteen and Thirteen HD will broadcast the program (with a simulcast on 96.3 FM WQXR) on Wednesday, October 29 at 9 PM. The program will be rebroadcast Sunday, November 2 at 12 PM on SundayArts on Thirteen and Thirteen HD.


Featured Program

Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor
Dawn Upshaw, Soprano
Christine Ebersole, Vocalist
Thomas Hampson, Baritone
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
Ensemble selected from the Vocal Arts Department and the Drama Division of The Juilliard School

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Selections from A Quiet Place
“I Can Cook Too” from On the Town
Meditation No. 1 from Mass
“What a Movie!” from Trouble in Tahiti
“To What You Said” from Songfest
“Danzón” from Fancy Free
“Gee, Officer Krupke” from West Side Story
“Ya Got Me” from On the Town