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Carnegie Hall’s 2024-25 Season to Feature a Latin Music Festival

The season-long festival, Nuestros sonidos (Our Sounds), will celebrate the vibrant influence of Latin culture in the United States

 

Carnegie Hall, in New York, announced its 2024-25 season today, which includes approximately 170 concerts, plus education and social impact programs created by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.

A highlight of the season is the Nuestros sonidos festival, which will highlight the diverse traditions of Latin culture in the U.S., including those from the Caribbean. The festival will feature 16 concerts in the Hall’s three performance venues featuring an array of genres from salsa, bachata, and Latin jazz to reggaeton, hip-hop, Tejano, and classical.

Artists to be featured in the festival include sopranos Lisette Oropesa, Gabriella Reyes, and Elena Villalón, pianists Arturo O'Farrill, Ken Noda, and Craig Terry, singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade, vocalist Claudia Acuña, harpist Edmar Castañeda — and ensembles Quetzal, La Santa Cecilia, Roomful of Teeth, Tambuco Percussion Ensemble, Harlem Samba, American Composers Orchestra, and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.

Opening both Nuestros sonidos and the entire 2024-25 Carnegie season will be a performance by Gustavo Dudamel leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic featuring Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Lang Lang, plus Ginastera’s ballet Estancia with baritone Gustavo Castillo on Tuesday, October 8.

Additional major highlights include the four Perspectives series curated by artists including pianists Lang Lang and Mitsuko Uchida, violinist Maxim Vengerov, and vocalist, composer, and visual artist Cécile McLorin Salvant.

For its fifth curated series, Gabriela Ortiz will be the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair for the 2024–2025 season. The residency includes seven concerts throughout the season including the new cello concerto for Alisa Weilerstein. Artists and ensembles such as a Roomful of Teeth, Tambuco Percussion Ensemble, violinist María Duenas, Attacca Quartet, and The Crossing will also perform her compositions, among others.

Before the 2024–2025 season, Carnegie Hall will present World Orchestra Week (WOW!), a week-long celebration of international youth orchestras from August 1–7, 2024. This summer festival will feature ensembles from five continents: the National Children’s Symphony of Venezuela, Africa United Youth Orchestra, Beijing Youth Symphony Orchestra, European Union Youth Orchestra, and the Afghan Youth Orchestra. These five visiting orchestras with be joined by Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, led by Marin Alsop and joined by pianist Jean Yves-Thibaudet, and NYO2 conducted by Teddy Abrams.

The Carnegie Hall Citywide concert series will host free performances in venues throughout New York City, including summer concerts in Bryant Park and Madison Square Park.

To learn more about the upcoming season, click here.

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