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Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

Carnegie Hall

The Music Hall founded by Andrew Carnegie in New York City opened on May 5, 1891 with a concert conducted by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It quickly became known simply as “Carnegie Hall,” in honor of its donor.

Music heard in this episode:

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, third movement
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite: Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy
Gershwin: American in Paris
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
Wagner: Die Meistersinger: Overture
Benny Goodman: Sing, Sing, Sing
Cesar Espejo: Airs Tziganes

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This Week's Quiz

Who conducted the first performance at Carnegie Hall?

 Sergei Rachmaninoff

 Andre Previn

 Arturo Toscanini

 Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 Leonard Bernstein

Folk music, jazz and pop music are performed at Carnegie Hall as well as classical pieces.

 True

 False

What famous work by Dvorak was first performed at Carnegie Hall?

 Symphony No. 9

 Slavonic Dances

 Cello Concerto

 Piano Concerto

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

Carnegie Hall

The Music Hall founded by Andrew Carnegie in New York City opened on May 5, 1891 with a concert conducted by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It quickly became known simply as “Carnegie Hall,” in honor of its donor.

Music heard in this episode:

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, third movement
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite: Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy
Gershwin: American in Paris
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
Wagner: Die Meistersinger: Overture
Benny Goodman: Sing, Sing, Sing
Cesar Espejo: Airs Tziganes

More shows about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

About Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ballet
The Nutcracker
Traditional Christmas Classical Music

Learn more about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Who conducted the first performance at Carnegie Hall?

 Sergei Rachmaninoff

 Andre Previn

 Arturo Toscanini

 Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 Leonard Bernstein

Folk music, jazz and pop music are performed at Carnegie Hall as well as classical pieces.

 True

 False

What famous work by Dvorak was first performed at Carnegie Hall?

 Symphony No. 9

 Slavonic Dances

 Cello Concerto

 Piano Concerto

 

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