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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
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Biography

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.

FOCUS ON MUSIC EDUCATION
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 CityRalph van Raat

© Simon van Boxtel
Alkan, Andriessen, Debussy, Boulez
Ralph van Raat, Piano

New York CityStandard Time with Michael Feinstein

© AJ Mast
Michael Feinstein, Vocals

New York CityOrchestra of St. Luke's

© Dario Acosta
Haydn, Mozart
Orchestra of St Luke's; Bernard Labadie; Lauren Snouffer; Susan Graham; Lothar Odinius; Philippe Sly

New York CityPierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich

© Marco Borggreve
Bartók, Ravel, Birtwistle, Messiaen
Pierre-Laurent Aimard; Tamara Stefanovich
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Metamorphoses and transcendence: Igor Levit at Carnegie Hall

Igor Levit © Robbie Lawrence
Levit transfigured one more time the musical material in a sort of new, life-affirming way. 
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Carnegie Hall’s season ends on a high note

Michael Tilson Thomas © Art Streiber
In a program featuring music by Mozart and Mahler, the third work – Ruggles' Evocations – was Michael Tilson Thomas' most interesting contribution.
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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla's Carnegie Hall debut

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla © Chris Lee
Gražinytė-Tyla conveyed the impression of allowing her players a certain freedom to express themselves while commanding the overall forces towards a preset goal.
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Mariss Jansons and the polarities of Mahler’s Seventh Symphony

Mariss Jansons © Peter Meisel
Mariss Jansons makes the case for the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra visiting Carnegie Hall more often. 
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Evgeny Kissin and the Emerson Quartet at Carnegie Hall

Evgeny Kissin and the Emerson String Quartet © Jennifer Taylor
There was a palpable sense of communion during a performance bringing these great musicians together at Carnegie Hall for the first time. 
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Glittering Candide: a celebration at Carnegie Hall

Erin Morley (Cunegonde) © Chris Lee
Candide is a witty satiric fable, intelligent, literary but not to a fault, and vastly entertaining. Created by a team of collaborators who fell out at different times in the work’s 52 year history – at one point or another, Lillian Hellman, Richard Wilbur, John Latouche, Dorothy Parker, Stephen Sondheim and, of course, composer Leonard Bernstein had a hand in it – it is unique in the operat
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A Boston Symphony performance marked by Mahler’s shadow

Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
At Carnegie Hall Jean-Yves Thibaudet successfully brought forward the mercurial character of Bernstein's music, while Andris Nelsons highlighted details in Shostakovich. 
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