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Carnegie Hall Stories: Part 5

Live from Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall turned 120 in May, so we're digging back through our history and sharing stories with you. In this post, we feature artists who have recorded albums of their Carnegie Hall performances.



Comedians Lewis Black and David Sedaris, rock greats Frank Zappa and…


Added by Carnegie Hall on April 9, 2012 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Carnegie Hall Stories: Part 4

The Big Red Box in the Sky that Wasn’t

Most New Yorkers today can’t imagine anything other than Carnegie Hall on the corner of 57th Street and Seventh Avenue.…


Added by Carnegie Hall on February 1, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Carnegie Hall Stories: Part 3

Meet the Beatles, Again and Again

With an exhibit of photographs by Paul Berriff of The Beatles in the lobby of Zankel Hall, it’s as good a time as any to talk about the Fab Four’s only visit to Carnegie Hall.

Beatlemania was in full swing when John, Paul, George, and Ringo made their first trip to…


Added by Carnegie Hall on November 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Carnegie Hall Stories: Part 2

Carnegie Hall’s First Opening Night: Tchaikovsky Pulls a Fast One?

As far uptown as Carnegie Hall was back in 1891, it wasn’t too far to draw the society crowd to the very first opening night on May 5. The hall was packed with the movers and shakers of the time:… Continue

Added by Carnegie Hall on October 18, 2011 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Carnegie Hall Stories: Part 1

Carnegie Hall, Born Uptown (Way Uptown)

On his honeymoon in 1887, Andrew Carnegie got together with his new wife, Louise Whitfield, and the young conductor Walter Damrosch—who just happened to be…


Added by Carnegie Hall on September 8, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments


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