We begin a new season of concerts from Carnegie Hall Live.

Tonight star sopranos Audra McDonald and Renée Fleming join the San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.

Opening Night Gala: San Francisco Symphony

Opening Night Gala: San Francisco Symphony Photo: 2018 Chris Lee

GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture; GERSHWIN: Summertime, from Porgy & Bess; VILLA-LOBOS: Aria, from Bachianas Brasileiras No 5; LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No 1; BOCK: Vanilla Ice Cream; GUETTEL: Fable, from The Light in the Piazza; SONDHEIM/RODGERS: Medley, Children will Listen, from Into the Woods, You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught, from South Pacific; NYRO: Save the Country; Gershwin: An American in Paris; BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy (1); MAHLER: Symphony No 5 in C# minor, excerpt

Audra McDonald (soprano), Renée Fleming (soprano), San Francisco Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas

From Carnegie Hall, New York (WQXR)