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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

  • Jose Carreras

    Sep 28, 2017

  • Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra - Opening Night Gala

    Oct 4, 2017

  • Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

    Opens Oct 14

  • Orchestra dell Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia - Prokofiev

    Oct 20, 2017

  • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

    Opens Oct 25

Jose Carreras

Isaac Stern Auditorium

September 28, 2017

Iconic Spanish tenor and heartthrob Jose Carreras returns to Carnegie Hall this September, marking his first, long-awaited performance since 2003. A rare visitor to the States, Carreras is now marking his retirement from the opera scene, with this recital forming part of his Farewell Tour. Joining the legendary singer on stage will be soprano Margarita Griskova and gifted pianist Lorenzo Bavaj. Having performed in a plethora of operas at the Met including "Carmen," "Tosca" "La Boehme," "La Traviata,"Luisa Miller," Le Forza del Destino," and "Adriana Lecouvreur, this is a fitting way to bid farewell.

Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra - Opening Night Gala

Isaac Stern Auditorium

October 4, 2017

Carnegie Hall kicks off its exciting 2017/18 season with a guest appearance by the celebrated Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, led by superstar conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin! This triple program focuses on the magic of Bernstein and Gershwiin in an all-American program that's a must-see for fans of the Broadway greats. And if that's not enough to get your attention, then worldwide piano genius Lang Lang will be putting his prodigious talents to the ivories!

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

Isaac Stern Auditorium

October 14-15, 2017

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is a celebration of Eastern and Western classical music, with traditional Chinese instruments accompanied by a full orchestra. The orchestra is part of the Shen Yun Performing Arts, who took their name from the Chinese word 'shen yun' which translates as "the beauty of divine beings dancing."

Orchestra dell Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia - Prokofiev

Isaac Stern Auditorium

October 20, 2017

An exciting quadruple program conducted by Sir Anthony Pappano awaits you at Carnegie Hall this October that sees piano virtuoso Martha Argerich return to perform, after eight years. The program starts with a rare performance of Verdi's sparkling Sinfonia from Aida, followed by Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto, and two works by Respighi; the Fountains of Rome and ending with the Pines of Rome.

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Isaac Stern Auditorium

October 25-November 9, 2017

Kicking off a long-awaited eight-city tour, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra are headed to the States for a soulful series of concerts that calls for peace in this unsteady world. Conducted by its Music Director for Life Zubin Mehta, an exciting triple program awaits patrons at Carnegie Hall, opening with a New York premiere work by noted film composer Amit Poznansky, Footnote Suite. This is followed by Beethoven's celebrated Symphony No. 3, Eroica, which has remained one of his most popular works, finishing up with Strauss' Ein Heldenleben. The program features Grammy Award-winning Israeli-American pianist Yefim Bronfman.

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