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881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019


Built by and named for philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, this impressive building is the tallest example of masonry unsupported by steel frame in the New York area. It comprises three large, separate performance spaces for both classical and popular music, despite the New York Philharmonic flying the nest in 1962 to The Lincoln Center. It is also the focus of a well-known joke about how to get there ("Practice").

Upcoming Highlights

  • The Philadelphia Orchestra

    Booking until Oct 13

  • Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    Opens Feb 26

  • Yo-Yo Ma & Emanuel Ax

    Apr 15, 2016

  • 125th Anniversary Gala

    May 5, 2016

  • The Met Orchestra

    Opens May 19

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Isaac Stern Auditorium

Open Run

The Philadelphia Orchestra returns to New York as part of its annual touring season at Carnegie Hall. This year Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads the respected musicians plus special guests Jan Lisiecki and Lang Lang across three special evenings.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Isaac Stern Auditorium

February 26-28, 2016

For more than 160 years, the venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has been closely associated with the history and tradition of European classical music.

Yo-Yo Ma & Emanuel Ax

Isaac Stern Auditorium

April 15, 2016

The world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Grammy Award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax come together for a special concert at Carnegie Hall. They'll be performing Beethoven's five sonatas for Cello and piano, highly experimental works which were among the first significant pieces to pair the two instruments.

125th Anniversary Gala

Isaac Stern Auditorium

May 5, 2016

Can you believe it? 2016 sees the 125th anniversary of the opening of Carnegie Hall, one of the world's most famous concert venues. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the trustees are inviting some of music's most eminent artists to perform in a one-off gala on the very date that the Hall opened! Confirmed guests for the gala include regulars Yo-Yo Ma, Renee Fleming and Lang Lang, as well as Martina Arroyo, Emanuel Ax, Jessye Norman and James Taylor.

The Met Orchestra

Isaac Stern Auditorium

May 19-26, 2016

The world renowned Met Orchestra is back! Under the guidance of Music Director James Levine, they'll be showcasing an incredibly diverse repertoire featuring Evgeny Kissin tickling the ivories (rather powerfully) in Rachmaninoff's thrilling Piano Concerto No.2, enchanting soprano Renee Fleming performing a programme of Strauss' works and soprano Christine Goerke and tenor Johan Botha in excerpts from Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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