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Guide to Carnegie Hall

© Carnegie Hall
© Carnegie Hall
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Address881 7th Ave, New York,
New York City
NY NY 10019
United States
ContainsStern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
Weill Recital Hall
Zankel Hall
Resnick Education Wing
Google maps40° 45' 54.058" N 73° 58' 47.640" W

Since 1891, New York City's Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for excellence in performance. Its walls have echoed with applause for the world's outstanding classical music artists, as well as the greatest popular musicians and many prominent dancers, authors, social crusaders, and world figures that have appeared on its stages.

Today, the venue remains a pre-eminent concert hall and a vital, active cultural destination for performers and audiences. Carnegie Hall presents more than 170 performances by the world's finest artists each season on its three great stages—the renowned Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, intimate Weill Recital Hall, and innovative Zankel Hall — with offerings ranging from orchestral concerts, chamber music, and solo recitals to jazz, world, and popular music. In addition to Carnegie Hall’s presentations, the venue is also home to close to 500 independently produced events each year. Complementing its performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and community programs that serve more than 350,000 people in New York City, across the US, and around the world annually, playing a central role in Carnegie Hall's commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible.

For more information about Carnegie Hall, visit the Carnegie Hall website.

Link Up in action © Chris Lee

Carnegie Hall “Links Up” the concert hall and classroom

Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute is introducing young people all over the world to orchestral music with its Link Up programme. 
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New York CityPerlman, Zukerman and de Silva

© Lisa Marie Mazzucco
Bach, Mozart, Wieniawski, Bartók, Moszkowski
Itzhak Perlman; Pinchas Zukerman; Rohan de Silva

New York CityApollo's Fire: An Evening at Bach's Coffeehouse

© Jason Hudson
Telemann, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi
Jeannette Sorrell; The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra Apollo's Fire

New York CityMichail Lifits in recital

© Felix Broede
Schubert, Shostakovich
Michail Lifits, Piano

New York CityThe Vietnam War: At Home And Abroad

The Vietnam War: At Home And Abroad
Friction Quartet; Otis Harriel; Kevin Rogers; Taija Warbelow
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Quatuor Ébène shines in rarely performed and standard repertoire

Quatuor Ébène © Julien Mignot
Ébène Quartet’s musical ebb and flow brings to mind Proust’s words to Fauré, that he was “intoxicated by his music”.  
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Idiomatic Ives but cursory Tchaikovsky from the Vienna Phil

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee
Dudamel led the Vienna Philharmonic in an impassioned Ives Second but lacked the precision and control to achieve the full dramatic effects of Tchaikovsky's Fourth.
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Unspectacular Mahler and Berlioz from Dudamel

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee
A program juxtaposing music by Mahler and Berlioz didn't fully convey these musicians' abilities.
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Brisk Brahms from Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee
The Vienna Philharmonic played with their characteristic finesse, albeit at times sacrificing the larger arc of the music
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A long-lasting relationship at Carnegie Hall

Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform at Carnegie Hall © Todd Rosenberg Photography
Riccardo Muti brought a Verdian quality to Brahms’ Second Symphony, adding a certain Italian volatility and declamatory grandeur to the music.
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German Romanticism through a Debussian lens

Stephen Hough at Carnegie Hall in 2015 © Christopher Smith
Juxtaposing Debussy’s music with opuses by Schumann and Beethoven, Stephen Hough brought forward connection points one wouldn't have thought of.
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Daniele Gatti and the RCO: an evolving collaboration

Janine Jansen with the RCO at Carnegie Hall © Richard Termine
Jansen is an artist of such great musicianship that she was able to instill new life to Bruch's First Violin Concerto.
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