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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

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven

    Mar 1, 2017

  • The Music of Aretha Franklin

    Mar 6, 2017

  • New York Pops

    Opens Mar 10

  • Tibet House Benefit 2017

    Mar 16, 2017

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Opens Apr 02

Boston Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven

March 1, 2017

A triple program featuring works by Schuller, Mozart and Beethoven, conducted by Andris Nelsons in his third season with the BSCO, joined also by Emanuel Ax in his first return since 2015. The evening starts with the 20-minute long Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee by Pulitzer Prize for Music winner Gunther Schuller; this is followed by Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat, a is a concertante work for piano and orchestra; finally Beethoven's celebrated Symphony No. 3, Eroica, which has remained one of his most popular works, coming in at 50 minutes long!

The Music of Aretha Franklin

March 6, 2017

Melissa Etheridge and Bettye LaVette​ are among the artists celebrating Aretha Franklin at this star-studded tribute show. One of greatest singers the world has ever seen, Aretha Franklin is a music icon whose influence spans the generations, and has a formidable back catalogue of classics to her name to her name.

New York Pops

March 10-April 21, 2017

The New York Pops presents a double bill of great tunes fro the world of Broadway and the Billboard charts! On March 10, they're celebrating the works of Kander and Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret), and on April 21 they'll be playing a selection of singer songwriter cuts from the 60s and 70s, including the likes of James Taylor and Carole King.

Tibet House Benefit 2017

March 16, 2017

Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, Laurie Anderson, Sufjan Stevens and more gather to pay tribute to avant-garde composer Philip Glass for his 80th birthday at the 30th anniversary of Tibet House, his iconic cultural center and educational institution, founded in 1987 to spread awareness about the country at the behest of the Dali Lama.

Anne-Sophie Mutter

April 2-May 2, 2017

Anne-Sophie Mutter has achieved much in her four-decade long music career, let alone being named of the greatest violin virtuosos of our time. She was awarded the esteemed Siemens Music Prize in 2008, was made an honorary fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London at just 22-years old, and has received four Grammy awards for solo orchestral and chamber music performances.

February '17
March '17

Mar 10-Apr 21, 2017

Mar 15, 2017

Mar 19, 2017

Mar 26-Apr 2, 2017

April '17

Mar 26-Apr 2, 2017

Mar 10-Apr 21, 2017

Apr 22, 2017

Apr 27, 2017

May '17

May 31-Jun 6, 2017

June '17

May 31-Jun 6, 2017

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