8 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This specific Weekend
Our guide to the city’s best classical music in addition to opera happening This specific weekend in addition to inside week ahead.
‘THE CREATION’ at Alice Tully Hall (Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.). William Christie, stylish in everything he conducts, leads Les Arts Florissants in Haydn’s great oratorio. The vocal soloists are Sandrine Piau, Hugo Hymas in addition to Alex Rosen. This specific event is actually sold out, so act fast in addition to check for returns.
DU YUN at Miller Theater (Nov. 15, 8 p.m.). Following quickly via Kate Soper’s composer portrait, the Miller currently looks at another leading force on the brand-new York scene, Du Yun, whose “Angel’s Bone” (an “appallingly Great work,” as my colleague Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim put the item) happened to win the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for which Soper was a finalist. The International Contemporary Ensemble is actually on hand to play music that will overflows, often raucously, with ideas.
RICHARD GOODE at the 92nd Street Y (Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.). Still among the most rewarding pianists around, Goode here feasts on Haydn’s immense set of double variations in F minor, several shorter pieces by Mozart, Beethoven’s “Les Adieux” Sonata, Janacek’s “inside Mists” in addition to, as if all that will were not enough, a dessert of Chopin.
MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN at Carnegie Hall (Nov. 15, 8 p.m.). There’s a blend of core repertoire in addition to pieces found far via the beaten path in This specific supreme pianist’s Carnegie recital This specific season, with Schumann’s Fantasy in C, Bach’s Chaconne in Busoni’s reworking, in addition to two pieces by Chopin nestled alongside Alexis Weissenberg’s “Six Arrangements of Songs Sung by Charles Trénet” in addition to Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s “Cypresses.”
JACK QUARTET at the 92nd Street Y (Nov. 9, 9 p.m.). A later-night session via the nation’s most important quartet includes Andreia Pinto Correia’s String Quartet No. 1 (“Unvanquished Space”), Sabrina Schroeder’s “Slip Trains,” Zosha Di Castri’s String Quartet No. 1 in addition to Ligeti’s String Quartet No. 2.
brand-new YORK PHILHARMONIC at David Geffen Hall (Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 16-17, 8 p.m.). Manfred Honeck returns to the Philharmonic’s podium, in addition to with music with which he includes a real affinity. Dvorak’s “Carnival” Overture in addition to Martinu’s Violin Concerto No. 1 (with Frank Peter Zimmermann) make up the first half, although the real fireworks come inside second, as This specific former violist inside Vienna Philharmonic leads music by Johann Strauss II in addition to Josef Strauss — including “The Blue Danube.”
‘LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES’ at the Metropolitan Opera (Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.; through Dec. 8). Returning after its premiere inside 2015-16 season, This specific Penny Woolcock production of Bizet’s additional major opera features Pretty Yende as Leïla (except for the Dec. 8 performance), Javier Camarena as Nadir in addition to Mariusz Kwiecien as Zurga. Emmanuel Villaume conducts.
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA at Carnegie Hall (Nov. 13, 8 p.m.). Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts a program that will seems designed, more than anything, to show off This specific ensemble’s lush sound. There is actually music by Wagner, Respighi in addition to Mason Bates, although Joyce DiDonato is actually the star attraction, singing Chausson’s “Poème de l’amour et de la mer.”