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Great Performances: Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert

By Michelle Michalos
Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
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On May 31, Great Performances celebrates the 120th anniversary of Carnegie Hall with  a concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic, along with special guests, pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Gil Shaham, and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Audra McDonald.

The concert features the works of Beethoven, Dvořák, Duke Ellington, and George Gershwin. The evening’s program includes Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Beethoven’s Triple Concerto in C major, Op. 56, and Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing.”

Carnegie Hall’s 120th Anniversary Concert airs Tuesday, May 31 at 8 p.m. on Great Performances.

Check out photos from the concert:

  • Gabriel Carrizosa

    Me comentaron acerca del Concierto de Aniversario y se dice que fuè magnìfico. De cual manera se podrà disfrutar de un video sobre este evento. Me dicen que el Triple Concierto tuvo ejecusiòn extraordinaria.

  • Gabriel Carrizosa

    Agradecerè constante informaciòn sobre las actividades.