Renée Fleming to Team up with Emerson String Quartet, Uma Thurman at Carnegie Hall

By David Salazar

Superstar soprano Renée Fleming is set to take the stage of Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium on Jan. 23, 2021.

The showcase will feature the famed diva alongside the Emerson String Quartet, pianist Simone Dinnerstein, and narrator Uma Thurman. The program will include Barber’s String Quintet in B Minor, Op. 11, Glass’ “Mad Rush,” Grieg’s “Sechs Lieder,” Op. 48, as well as Fauré’s “Les berceaux” and “Au bord de l’eau.” Finally, the performance will include Puts’ “Evening” and the New York premiere of Previn and Tom Stoppard’s “Penelope.”

Fleming is in the midst of her SongStudio at Carnegie Hall, which includes public masterclasses with some of the world’s greatest opera stars.

The Emerson String Quartet has recently announced that it will be retiring at the end of 2023; the group performed together for 47 years.