2020-2021 Classical Music Series
Dynamic chamber ensembles and soloists, vocal superstars, and internationally-renowned orchestras performing the repertoire's most beautiful music.
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020
Long-time musical partners with a global presence—violinist/violist Pinchas Zukerman and pianist Yefim Bronfman—return to McCarter.TICKETS & INFO
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020
With the Gächinger Kantorei, Orchestra Bach-Collegium & Soloists of the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart.
The St. Matthew Passion has reigned as the supreme achievement of vocal literature since its premiere at Leipzig’s St Thomas Church in 1727, featuring orchestra, soloists, plus a double-chorus. Bach depicts Christ’s Passion as a musical dialogue with a directness that allows us to feel the extreme emotions triggered by the events described. Performed with subtitles.TICKETS & INFO
THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2021
With his commanding technique and searching interpretations, the celebrated Norwegian pianist has won acclaim worldwide, playing concertos and recitals in the world’s leading concert halls. His McCarter program is further indicative of his focus on both seldom-heard and familiar repertoire with works by Janacek, Bartok, and Schumann’s Carnaval, Op.9.TICKETS & INFO
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2021
with Les Violons du Roy Chamber Orchestra
Winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, and the Avery Fisher Prize, Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists. For his return to McCarter, Denk collaborates on an innovative program with the strings of Canada’s Les Violons du Roy, including two of Bach’s keyboard concertos.TICKETS & INFO
TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021
Pianist Mitsuko Uchida and tenor Mark Padmore join forces in an all-Schumann feast including the composer’s two major song cycles, Leiderkreis, Op. 39, and Dichterliebe, Op.48, both written by Schumann in 1840 as love songs to his wife Clara.TICKETS & INFO