One of the traditions of the Carnegie tour blog is the “proof” photo. My colleague Adam Crane got to NYC a day before most of the gang and snapped the St. Louis Symphony poster. Proof: we’re at Carnegie Hall again.
This edition features David Robertson along with Katie Geissinger and Theo Bleckmann, who will perform Meredith Monk’s WEAVE with the orchestra Friday night. Monk has been celebrated throughout the 2014-15 Carnegie season. She especially wanted the Symphony to perform WEAVE, which it premiered at Powell not so long ago. Monk titled the work just before it was played the first time.
As the applause began after WEAVE‘s finale in St. Louis, I remember following Monk down the steps of the hall at breakneck speed–she was so thrilled at the performance that she wanted to thank Robertson backstage before they went back out for their bows.