Carnegie Hall

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Carnegie Hall

Jeff Goldberg/Esto

Carnegie Hall

Artistic director Clive Gillinson continues to put his stamp on Carnegie Hall. The stars, both soloists and orchestras, shine most brightly inside this renowned concert hall in the Isaac Stern Auditorium, Zankel Hall and the Weill Recital Hall.
Venue name: Carnegie Hall
Address: 881 Seventh Ave
New York
Cross street: at 57th St
Transport: Subway: B, D, E to Seventh Ave; F, N, Q, R to 57th St
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Jaime B

I finally went to Carnegie Hall last week, and I'll be going much more from now on. The renowned spot is just blocks from my office, and I learned recently that the hall saves a bunch of $10 seats for most performances. On a weekday night, I walked through the throng of people gathering for the show (Renee Fleming, one of the best opera signers in the world!), asked for a $10 ticket at the desk and voila! The staff there was totally gracious despite the mayhem. I took a seat in the balcony, enjoyed my beautiful surroundings, and then was blown away by Fleming's voice for the next two hours. It was a quintessential New York experience: hearing the best music in the world after a spur-of-the-moment purchase and a cheap ticket.

Peter Y

Carnegie Hall, a NYC institution, is known for its sleek, smooth interior and amazing acoustics. 

Due to the elliptical shape of the hall, every sound is able to project evenly along the walls, reverberating from front to back. This lends a level of richness and warmth to every note, ringing the hall with crisp and clean sounds throughout. 

Check their website for special discounts, offers, and promotional giveaways, as tickets can be secured at a budget friendly range of $20-50. 

M. R.

Gorgeous acoustics and space - well worth every penny - classy and classic