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Yannick Nézet-Séguin Wows With Shostakovich

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

This Canadian conductor and American orchestra performed one of the best Shostakovich I have ever heard from non-Russians.

Prince To Be Honored At Carnegie Hall Concert

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Legendary entertainer Prince will be honored this March with a benefit concert for music education. The concert will be held at Carnegie Hall on M...

The Ultimate Success Story... From Venezuela

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 02.17.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

Where will the next classical music sensation come from? To keep things interesting, I hope it will be another unexpected corner of the world.

Make It A Double: An Interview With Pink Martini's Thomas Lauderdale

Court Stroud | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Court Stroud

Pink Martini co-founder Thomas Lauderdale recently chatted with me about his life, his musical projects and the band's upcoming Carnegie Hall appearances, which he calls "the most important performances the band will ever give."

You Can't Paint Romantic Music With an Impressionist's Palette

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard performed at Carnegie Hall last Thursday evening, presenting a program spanning impressionistic, romantic and modern periods.

Russian Tea Room Redux

Rob Taub | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Rob Taub

The Russian Tea Room opened in 1927 (the restaurant closed its doors in 2002 and reopened in 2006) and is currently celebrating its 85th anniversary so recently I decided to pay a visit.

Murray Perahia Performs at Avery Fisher Hall

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

Perahia's remarkable lack of excess is actually a luxury to hear -- so many pianists run to excess of one kind or another; it was a delight to hear music that wasn't pushed to its limits, trying hard to wow the crowd.

Good News For Concert Fans In New York

AP | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Carnegie Hall will reopen Wednesday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy forced it to shutter its doors. The concert hall annou...

The Future Of Classical Music In New York City

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

The last time I played my flute for money was on a New York City subway platform a little over a year ago. It was in the middle of the summer on a par...

Eternity in an Hour: Verdi's Requiem at Carnegie Hall

Victoria Martino | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts
Victoria Martino

It was as if a common spirit held everyone in thrall, and it was perfectly natural and fitting to breathe an interior, silent, communal "Amen," before erupting into the tumultuous, appreciative applause that such a magnificent and memorable performance deserved.

Stage Door: Him, American Symphony Orchestra

Fern Siegel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The American Symphony Orchestra is in celebration mode, marking its 50th anniversary at Carnegie Hall Oct. 26 with Gustav Mahler's monumental Eighth Symphony, which he considered his greatest work.

Reinventing The Classics...With A Ukulele

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.18.2012 | Arts

Usually when we think of ukuleles we conjure up the warm beaches of Hawaii, not the grey expanse of the United Kingdom. However, the Ukulele Orchestra...

The Carnegie Hall Gala and Drinks With a Queen

Tom Murro | Posted 12.08.2012 | Celebrity
Tom Murro

Wednesday night October 3, I attended Carnegie Hall's 2012-2013 Season Opening Night Gala in NYC with Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen. Hanging ...

The Chicago Children's Choir Heads to Carnegie Hall and Beyond

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

One of Chicago's most brilliant gems will be exporting itself to New York and beyond in the coming months. The Chicago Children's Choir, headed by president and artistic director, Josephine Lee, will perform at Carnegie Hall's opening night gala with the world renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

'Killer on the Keys'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When it comes to pianists, only one -- goodness gracious! -- is a great ball of fire. I refer, of course, to Jerry Lee Zezima.

Nothing Could Be Finer Than an Evening With Barbara Cook

George Heymont | Posted 11.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Today, many singers who are a fraction of Barbara Cook's age wish they could sing with the wisdom, phrasing, and musical intuition of an artist whose voice has maintained its sweetness and purity for so many years

The Faithful Shopper: Gluten-Free Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days, gluten-free baked goods and pastas can't be distinguished from their wheat-based brethren. We've come a long way from the days of rice cakes and dried fake bread! Visit these bakeries, restaurants and shops and feast!

Lucas Kavner

A Child Prodigy For The 21st Century | Lucas Kavner | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

Upon first meeting, the virtuoso violinist and nonprofit leader Jourdan Urbach seems like a less eccentric, real-world version of Max Fischer in "Rush...

Carnegia Hall Triumph

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Someone forgot to tell Nina Stemme that the opera season here is supposed to be over. Thank goodness! The Swedish soprano brought a ...

So, Louis C.K. Has A New Album Out Today

Posted 05.11.2012 | Comedy

Ready for more Louis C.K.? You're in luck. The comedian released a brand new album, "WORD: Live at Carnegie Hall," today as a download on his website....

Some People Tweet; Some People Peep

Freddie Gershon | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Freddie Gershon

On May 7, 2012, a brass plaque will be dedicated - In Honor Of Roger Englander whose visionary "peep hole" (created in 1960) opened the eyes of children and music lovers worldwide to the magic behind the music.

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

David Browning | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home
David Browning

This was the Carnegie Hall debut for soprano Jennifer Rowley and tenor Noah Baetge, likely for mezzo Leann Sandel-Pantaleo and bass Harold Wilson as well. The fact that all four had issues in keeping with the conductor would seem to indict the conductor rather than any of them.

LOOK: Bill Cunningham Honored With Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence

Posted 04.24.2012 | New York

Fashion's elite including the almighty Anna Wintour and Oscar de la Renta were at hand to honor the legendary street photography of Bill Cunningham on...

An Unbroken Circle: The McEuen Sessions Is the Very Best Kind of Family Album

David Wild | Posted 06.23.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

The power of The McEuen Sessions has nothing to do with my family, and everything to do with the McEuens, who have created a true family album that reflects the musical experiences of a few lifetime. There are too many highlights here to mention.

LISTEN: Re-Live Judy Garland's Carnegie Hall Performance, 51 Years Later

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It was called "the greatest night in showbiz history," and remains an inspiration for dozens of present-day pop performers. Exactly 51 years ago on Ap...