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2009–2010 Season

The Classical Legacy of Benny Goodman 
September 26, 2009
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
Bartók: Contrasts; Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata; Morton Gould: Benny’s Gig; Alan Shulman: Rendezvous for clarinet and string quartet; Copland: Clarinet Concerto.

Prokofiev Rediscovered: Premieres and Rarities
February 9, 2010
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
Fragment from the opera Distant Seas (world premiere); Music for Athletic Exercises (New York premiere) with original choreography by NYCB’s Adam Hendrickson; music for the ballet Trapeze (New York premiere); and the seldom-performed Schubert waltzes transcribed by Prokofiev for two pianos

Voices of American Music
April 8, 2010
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
A tribute to the Oral History of American Music project on the 40th anniversary of its founding by Vivian Perlis

Penderecki Conducts Penderecki
April 30, 2010
Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall
Krzysztof Penderecki leads the Yale Philharmonia. With Syoko Aki, violin, and William Purvis, horn.
Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960); Capriccio for Violin and Orchestra (1967) with Syoko Aki, violin; Concerto for Horn and Orchestra, “Winterreise” (2008), with William Purvis, horn; and Symphony No. 4, “Adagio” (1989).

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