Here are some highlights of the season.
Carnegie is devoting a Perspectives collection to Mr. Thomas, the conductor referred to as M.T.T., who plans to wrap up a 25-year run because the tune director of the San Francisco Symphony in 2020. Even earlier than the season begins, he's going to lead Carnegie’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America on the corridor and on a excursion of Asia.
Mr. Thomas will open the season right kind on Oct. three, main the San Francisco Symphony in tune of Gershwin and Ravel in a live performance that includes Renée Fleming and Audra McDonald; he and the orchestra will go back the next night for a Stravinsky program with the violinist Leonidas Kavakos. Mr. Thomas will later within the season behavior the Vienna Philharmonic in tune via Ives and Mahler, in addition to Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. three, with Igor Levit, who lately received the Gilmore Artist Award, as soloist. (Mr. Levit performs a recital in October.)
Finally, Mr. Thomas will go back with the New World Symphony, the orchestral academy he co-founded, for concert events that includes Carnegie’s different Perspectives artist, Ms. Wang, in Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. five.
Ms. Wang, a technically dazzling pianist, shall be showcased in plenty of settings in her personal collection: She will play preparations of Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion and Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” with a quartet of percussionists, together with Martin Grubinger, and collaborate in different concert events with Mr. Kavakos, the violinist; the comedy crew of Igudesman & Joo; and the cellist Gautier Capuçon, with whom she is going to play Franck and Rachmaninoff.
Strike Up the Band
John Eliot Gardiner will lead the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique in two Berlioz techniques, together with the “Symphonie Fantastique” and “Lélio.” Valery Gergiev will behavior the Mariinsky Orchestra in a live performance efficiency of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.” The Czech Philharmonic and its new leader conductor, Semyon Bychkov, will carry out a Dvorak program that includes the cellist Alisa Weilerstein. Ivan Fischer brings his Budapest Festival Orchestra for 2 nights of Bartok.
Andris Nelsons will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a Strauss program that includes Ms. Fleming making a song alternatives from “Capriccio,” and Thomas Adès will lead the ensemble and Kirill Gerstein within the New York premiere of his piano concerto. (Mr. Adès and Mr. Gerstein additionally play a two-piano live performance.) Yannick Nézet-Séguin will behavior two of his orchestras: He shall be again in entrance of the Philadelphia Orchestra for 3 concert events, and will lead the Met Orchestra, the place he's the tune director designate, in Mahler’s “Rückert Lieder” and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7.
The Voices of 2018-19
The elusive tenor Jonas Kaufmann, who defied expectancies via no longer canceling his Schubert recital at Carnegie this month, is scheduled to go back in October to sing tune from German operettas and movies of the 1920s and ’30s. Anna Netrebko, herself a more than one canceler on Carnegie previously, will give a recital in December. The countertenor Iestyn Davies, these days showing on Broadway in “Farinelli and the King,” will sign up for the lutenist Thomas Dunford in a program that includes tune via Dowland, Purcell and Handel. And the mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges will sing songs and spirituals.
There shall be larger-scale vocal performances, too. Gianandrea Noseda will carry again the forces of the Teatro Regio of Torino, Italy, for a live performance efficiency of Verdi’s “I Vespri Siciliani,” starring Angela Meade. And Harry Bicket will behavior the English Concert in Handel’s “Semele.”
Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations will play a program based totally on “Tous les Matins du Monde,” the movie whose soundtrack Mr. Savall recorded in 1991 and that includes tune via Lully, Marais, Sainte-Colombe, Couperin and Leclair.
Julia Wolfe’s “Anthracite Fields,” which received the Pulitzer Prize in 2015, shall be carried out in Zankel Hall via the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street, performed via Julian Wachner. The global premiere of David Lang’s cycle “the writings” shall be given via the vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices, and the New York premiere of a brand new paintings via Andrew Norman shall be given via yMusic in May.