Carnegie Hall's 2016-2017 season begins with three consecutive nights of performances with Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. The Opening Night program features Maurice Ravel's La valse and Igor Stravinsky's Le sacre du printemps. Programming on October 7 includes Stravinsky’s Pétrouchka (1947 version), Paul Desenne’s Hipnosis Mariposa, Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas brasileiras No. 2, and selections from Juan Carlos Núñez’s Tonadas de Simón Díaz. The weekend culminates with Messiaen’s Turangalîla-symphonie featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and ondes martenot player Cynthia Millar on October 8.