Carnegie Hall Announces Cast Change for Met Orchestra Chamber Ensemble Concert

By Francisco Salazar

Carnegie Hall has announced a cast change for its Met Orchestra Chamber Ensemble concert.

The concert hall noted that pianist Bryan Wagorn will replace Yannick Nézet-Séguin for the performance on Dec. 11, 2023.

Wagorn is a well-known pianist who serves as Assistant Conductor at The Metropolitan Opera and regularly performs throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He has worked with Angel Blue, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Lise Davidsen, Eric Owens, Nadine Sierra, Karita Mattila, Joyce DiDonato, the New York Woodwind Quintet, and members of The Metropolitan Opera  Orchestra, among others.

The pianist will join Isabel Leonard and musicians of the Met Orchestra for a concert that includes music by Ravel Justinian Tamusuza, James Lee III, Andy Akiho, and Beach.

Nézet-Séguin returns to the stage for the final performance of “Florencia en el Amazonas” on Dec. 14, 2023.