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Carnegie Hall 125th Anniversary: Weill Institute's Music Connections - Lullaby Project

Carnegie Hall @ 125: Weill Institute's Lullaby Project >>

Commissioned for the birth of Bertha Faber's second son, with Clara Schumann at the piano, Brahms' "Lullaby" was first heard some 150 years ago. Absent that night in Vienna, you'll still recall its gentle, E-flat waltz from your own childhood. Likewise, you weren't there last April for the world premiere of "Sweet Like Honey Buns." But that's just because its funky, electric guitar-led hook, care of composer Daniel Levy and a young mother named Vetaya, was first performed at Rikers Island. The end result of Carnegie Hall's Lullaby Project, songs like "Honey Buns," LaToria's "Mommy's Boys, Mommy's Blessing" and "Sleep Under the Willow" by Sarah (institutions like prisons and hospitals prefer first names only) are all part of a precious process, intent on helping at-risk women, and often their partners, bond with their babies.

Mohamed Shams

Mohamed Shams Performs Solo Debut At Carnegie Hall in April >>

Carnegie Hall will be hosting the Egyptian classical pianist Mohamed Shams solo debut in April. During the program, Shams will perform works by Chopin, Carter, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Scarlatti and Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel Rahim.

Cracow Duo

Free Concert at Carnegie Hall Feat. Cracow Duo in Celebration of Chopin's 205th Birthday >>

Carnegie Hall will be featuring a free concert by the critically acclaimed Cracow Duo in celebration of Chopin’s 205th Birthday. The duo will perform works by the legendary Polish composer along with works by Alexandre Tansman.

Itamar Zorman

REVIEW: Itamar Zorman and Kwan Yi at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall >>

Zorman used his Distinctive Debuts concert to establish his bona fides as a musician dedicated to the full expanse of classical and modern classical music.

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