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Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

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Isaac Stern Auditorium is part of the Carnegie Hall complex.

Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Year opened: 1891

  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

The Isaac Stern Auditorium is the main location inside Carnegie Hall, with a seating capacity of 2,804. The venue is named after the violinist Isaac Stern after his actions to save the hall from being demolised in the 1960s. The auditorium hosts many different concerts, recitals and other events, and is a popular location due to its outstanding acoustics.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Lang Lang

    Oct 23, 2015

  • Evgeny Kissin

    Opens Nov 03

  • Kathy Griffin

    Nov 12, 2015

  • Tim Janis: The American Christmas Carol

    Dec 4, 2015

  • Yuja Wang

    May 14, 2016

Lang Lang

October 23, 2015

Thirty-year-old Lang Lang has played sold-out recitals and concerts in every major city in the world and holds the distinction of being the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, plus all the top American orchestras. The first huge cross-over star from the People's Republic, he came from humble beginnings as the son of an anti-vice police officer and a telephone operator and whose success has seen over 40 million Chinese children learn classical piano since coming to fame.

Evgeny Kissin

November 3-6, 2015

Showcasing artistry of the highest calibre and a powerful key-touch, the Grammy award-winning virtuoso has worked with almost all of the world's leading orchestras.

Kathy Griffin

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November 12, 2015

Two-time Emmy winner, NY Times bestselling author, Grammy nominee, 2009's GLAAD Vanguard recipient and 2011 Trevor Project Life Award honoree Kathy Griffin is a multi-faceted performer with rapid fire wit. She has been making audiences laugh for years discussing Hollywood gossip and celebrity blunders.

Tim Janis: The American Christmas Carol

December 4, 2015

Legendary American composer and conductor Tim Janis is joined by a diverse selection of special guests for an evening of beautiful holiday music in a special benefit concert. With full orchestra and a 200-voice choir, composer Tim Janis is joined by a selection of seasoned performers, with last year's event seeing him share the stage with singer-songwriter Loreena McKennitt and Grammy Award-winning artist Lisa Fischer.

Yuja Wang

May 14, 2016

Recognised for her eye-catching outfits and glamorous stage persona as well as her virtuoso pianist skills, Wang is a rising star in international classical music, hailing from Beijing and from a musical family to boot. At the tender age of 11, Wang was accepted to the Morningside Music Bridge International Music Festival in Calgary, making her the youngest ever student. Wang is touring the US to give you a taste of why she is being hailed as one of the most promising young classical artists to come out of China, following in the footsteps of peers such as Lang Lang.

October '15

Oct 29, 2015-Apr 7, 2016

November '15

Nov 3, 2015-Nov 3, 2016

Nov 11, 2015-Nov 11, 2016

Nov 14, 2015

December '15

Dec 14, 2015

Nov 3, 2015-Nov 3, 2016

January '16

Jan 17-Feb 14, 2016

Jan 27, 2016

February '16

Jan 17-Feb 14, 2016

March '16

Oct 29, 2015-Apr 7, 2016

Mar 23, 2016

Mar 30, 2016

April '16

Oct 29, 2015-Apr 7, 2016

Apr 17, 2016

Apr 27, 2016

May '16

May 12, 2016

June '16

Jun 9, 2016

October '16
November '16

Nov 3, 2015-Nov 3, 2016

Nov 11, 2015-Nov 11, 2016

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