Carnegie Hall Live: Marin Alsop and the National Youth Orchestra of the USA
Airs Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. This final broadcast of the Carnegie Hall Live series features the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, conducted by Marin Alsop. 116 musicians from 33 states gathered for three weeks of intensive training that culminated in this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall in July 2017. The concert features John Adams' "Short Ride in a Fast Machine," Gabriela Lena Frank' Apu, Tone Poem for Orchestra (the New York premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall), and Mahler's Symphony No. 1, the Titan. WQXR's Jeff Spurgeon co-hosts the live broadcast with Clive Gillinson, the executive and artistic director of Carnegie Hall.