Carnegie Hall

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Carnegie Hall

One of the most prestigious venues in the world for both classical music and popular music add

Category: Music

Launched in 1950.

Countries: United States (47%), (10%), United Kingdom (5%)

Main connections: New York Philharmonic, Arturo Toscanini, Montserrat Caballe

Linked to: American Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Hall, Inc., Rose Museum, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh




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In the fall of 1950, the orchestra's weekly broadcast concerts were moved there until the orchestra disbanded in 1954 add something


Jeanette MacDonald - She said that on January 16, 1953, she was going to have a recital at Carnegie Hall


Sarah Vaughan - In the fall of 1954, she performed at Carnegie Hall with the Count Basie Orchestra on a bill that included Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Lester Young and the Modern Jazz Quartet.


Rock and roll music first came to Carnegie Hall when Bill Haley and his Comets appeared in a variety benefit concert on May 6, 1955 add something


Debria Brown - American Opera Society - In 1958 she made her Carnegie Hall debut singing the role of Amenofi in the American Opera Society's concert presentation of Gioachino Rossini's "Mosè in Egitto" with conductor Arnold Gamson, and Boris Christoff in the name part


A deal with a commercial developer fell through, and by 1960, with the New York Philharmonic on the move to Lincoln Center, the building was slated for demolition to make way for a commercial skyscraper add something


Tommy Makem - During the 1960s, The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem performed sellout concerts at such venues as Carnegie Hall, and made television appearances on shows like "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "The Tonight Show"


Bob Banner - In the early 1960s, Carnegie Hall was targeted for demolition and Bob was asked by Isaac Stern to produce a special to save the cultural landmark


Netty Simons - From 1961 to 1962 she was producer and coordinator of concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York City


Thomas Dunn (musician) - He gained a wider reputation with a series of concerts of works by Bach and Handel at Carnegie Hall in 1961-2


Yoko Ono - In 1961, years before meeting Lennon, she had her first major public performance in a concert at the 258-seat Carnegie Recital Hall (not the larger "Main Hall").


Billie Holiday - Live recordings of the second Carnegie Hall concert were released on a Verve/HMV album in the UK in late 1961 called "The Essential Billie Holiday"


Billie Holiday - The critic Nat Hentoff of "Down Beat" magazine, who attended the Carnegie Hall concert, wrote the remainder of the sleeve notes on the 1961 album


Dorothy Kilgallen - When country music performers from Nashville, Tennessee 's Grand Ole Opry appeared in concert at Carnegie Hall to benefit New York's Musicians Aid Society in 1961, Kilgallen dismissed them as "hicks from the sticks"


Lenny Bruce - On February 3, 1961, in the midst of a severe blizzard, he gave a famous performance at Carnegie Hall in New York


It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962 add something


The hall has not had a resident company since 1962, when the New York Philharmonic moved to Lincoln Center's Philharmonic Hall add something


Ruth Laredo - American Symphony Orchestra - At the same time she tried to establish herself as a soloist and in 1962 she made her orchestral debut in Carnegie Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leopold Stokowski


David Drew Zingg - He was instrumental in arranging for the seminal 1962 concert of Bossa Nova at New York's Carnegie Hall


Oscar Castro-Neves - In 1962 he was in a Bossa Nova concert at Carnegie Hall, later he toured with Stan Getz and Sérgio Mendes


Leonard Bernstein - In 1962 the New York Philharmonic moved from Carnegie Hall to Philharmonic Hall in the new Lincoln Center


Bruce Haack - Meanwhile, Haack wrote serious compositions as well, such as 1962's "Mass for Solo Piano," which Pandel performed at Carnegie Hall, and a song for Rocky Mountain House's 50th anniversary


Edmond Hall - July 1964 Hall played at Carnegie Hall for "Salute to Eddie Condon".


Lonnie Mack - The "Strike Like Lightning" tour culminated in a Carnegie Hall concert billed as "Further On Down the Road", a tip of the hat to Mack's 1964 recording by the same title


Rock acts were not regularly booked at the Hall, however, until February 12, 1964, when The Beatles performed two shows during their historic first trip to the United States add something


Marian Anderson - The international tour began at Constitution Hall on Saturday October 24, 1964, and ended at Carnegie Hall on April 18, 1965


Bud Powell - In 1965, Powell played only two concerts: one a disastrous performance at Carnegie Hall, the other a tribute to Charlie Parker on May 1 with other performers on the bill, including Albert Ayler.


Yoko Ono - She had a second engagement at the Carnegie Recital Hall in 1965, in which she debuted "Cut Piece.


Kathleen Battle - The contralto Marian Anderson, who had ended her farewell tour with a recital at Carnegie Hall in April 1965, was in the audience that night as Battle dedicated Rachmaninoff's "In the Silence of the Secret Night" to her


David Clayton-Thomas - In February 1966, he joined a new band, The Bossmen, fronted by the child prodigy, pianist Tony Collacott, who had played with Sarah Vaughan at New York's Carnegie Hall at the age of 14


Edmond Hall - On January 1967 there was another important engagement the "John Hammonds 30th Anniversary Concert - Spirituals to Swing" at the grand Carnegie Hall in New York.


Bob Dylan - Woody Guthrie died on October 3, 1967, and Dylan made his first live appearance in twenty months at a Guthrie memorial concert held at Carnegie Hall on January 20, 1968, where he was backed by The Band


Woody Guthrie - On January 20, 1968, three months after Guthrie's death, Harold Leventhal produced "A Tribute to Woody Guthrie" at New York City 's Carnegie Hall


Tom Paxton - On January 20, 1968, three months after the death of Woody Guthrie, Paxton and a number of other prominent folk musicians performed at the Harold Leventhal produced "A Tribute to Woody Guthrie" concert at New York City 's Carnegie Hall


Jethro Tull released an album "Carnegie Hall, N.Y." featuring a 1970 concert add something


Judith Anderson - In 1970, she realized a long-held ambition to play the title role of Hamlet on a national tour of the United States and at New York's Carnegie Hall


Chicago recorded their 4 LP box set "Chicago at Carnegie Hall" in 1971 add something


The Beach Boys played concerts there in 1971 and 1972, and two songs from the show appeared on their Endless Harmony Soundtrack add something


Ike and Tina Turner performed a concert there April 1, 1971, which resulted in their album "What You Hear is What You Get" add something


Tina Turner - By 1972, the group had even made headlines by performing at Carnegie Hall, which was documented for a double live album.


Erin Fleming - Many close to him admitted that she did much to revive his popularity; these efforts included a series of one-man shows, culminating in a sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall which was released on a best-selling record album and an honorary Academy Award he received in 1974


Adelaide Hall - This was followed by theatre tours and concert appearances; she sang at Duke Ellington's memorial service at St Martin-in-the-Fields in 1974, and presented a one-woman show at Carnegie Hall in October 1988


Ismael Rivera - On May 14, 1974, Rivera participated in a concert at the Carnegie Hall which was recorded live


Polshek and his firm, Polshek Partnership, were involved since 1978 in four phases of the Hall's renovation and expansion including the creation of a Master Plan in 1980; the actual renovation of the main hall, the Stern Auditorium, and the creation of the Weill Recital Hall and Kaplan Rehearsal Space, all in 1986; the creation of the Rose Museum, East Room and Club Room , all in 1991; and, most recently, the creation of Zankel Hall in 2003 add something


Paul Reubens - During the mid 1980s, Reubens traveled the United States with a whole new "The Pee-wee Herman Show", playing notably at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Caroline's in New York City and, in 1984, in front of a full Carnegie Hall


Ayaan Ali Khan - Khan has performed with his father and brother since the late 1980s and performed at Carnegie Hall in 1997


Ruth Laredo - In 1981 she made her solo recital debut in Carnegie Hall with a program entitled Homage to Rachmaninoff which included works by Chopin, Beethoven and Scriabin


George Carlin - In 1981, Carlin returned to the stage, releasing "A Place for My Stuff" and returning to HBO and New York City with the "Carlin at Carnegie" TV special, videotaped at Carnegie Hall and airing during the 1982-83 season


Dimitris Sgouros - In 1982, at the age of 12, Sgouros made his Carnegie Hall debut


After years of heavy wear and tear, the hall was extensively renovated in 1986 add something


Following completion of work on the main auditorium in 1986, there were complaints that the famous acoustics of the hall had been diminished add something


The building was extensively renovated in 1986 and 2003, by James Polshek, who became better known through his post-modern planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History add something


Aprile Millo - In 1986 Aprile Millo made her Carnegie Hall debut with Verdi's "I Lombardi alla prima crociata" with tenor Carlo Bergonzi and Eve Queler and the Opera Orchestra of New York


Ruth Laredo - In 1989 she played Wallingford Riegger's twelve-tone "Variations for Piano and Orchestra" at Carnegie Hall with the American Composers Orchestra under Paul Lustig Dunkel


Kathleen Battle - In 1990, Battle and Jessye Norman performed a program of spirituals at Carnegie Hall with James Levine conducting


Kathleen Battle - Battle's Carnegie Hall solo recital debut came on April 27, 1991 as part of the hall's Centennial Festival


Paul McCartney's musical career - The "Oratorio" was premiered in Liverpool 's Anglican Cathedral, and had its North American premiere in Carnegie Hall in New York on 18 November 1991, with Davis conducting


Jon Faddis - As a result of his growth as a musician and individual artist, he became the director and main trumpet soloist of the Dizzy Gillespie 70th Birthday Big Band and Dizzy's United Nation Orchestra; from 1992 to 2002, Faddis led the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band at Carnegie Hall, conducting more than 40 concerts in ten years, during which time the CHJB presented over 135 musicians, featured over 70 guest artists, and premiered works by over 35 composers and arrangers at Carnegie Hall


Adelaide Hall - Her final U.S. concert appearances took place in 1992 at Carnegie Hall, in the "Cabaret Comes to Carnegie" series


Ruth Laredo - Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra - Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, the Buffalo and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under Kazimierz Kord, with whom in 1993 she performed in Warsaw in a "United Nations Day Concert", which was broadcast by TV stations all around Europe, and toured with the orchestra through the USA culminating in a concert in Carnegie Hall with Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1


Amos Elkana - His first saxophone quartet was premiered in Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1993


Gene Pitney - On 26 February 1993, Pitney performed at Carnegie Hall in New York on the day of the first World Trade Center bombing


Kathleen Battle - In December 1993 she was joined by Martin Katz and Kenny Barron on piano and Grady Tate , Grover Washington, Jr. and David Williams at Carnegie Hall for a concert featuring the music of Handel, Haydn, and Duke Ellington as well as Christmas spirituals


Jack Gibbons - He has since 1994 given similar all-Gershwin concerts at New York's Merkin Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall


Betty Carter - In 1994 she performed at the White House and was a headliner at Verve's 50th anniversary celebration in Carnegie Hall


In 1995, the cause of the problem was discovered to be a slab of concrete under the stage add something


Renee Fleming - Houston Grand Opera - In 1995 Fleming portrayed the Marschallin in "Der Rosenkavalier" with Houston Grand Opera, sang Hérodiade with the Opera Orchestra of New York at Carnegie Hall, and sang Rusalka with the San Francisco Opera


Joao Carlos Martins - After undergoing numerous treatments, including a new version of biofeedback therapy on his right arm, he played a triumphant comeback concert in Carnegie Hall in 1996, appearing as soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra, performing Ravel and Ginastera


Bernadette Peters - It consists of all of the songs from her 1996 Carnegie Hall concert that were not included in the earlier recording


Bernadette Peters - The live recording of her 1996 Carnegie Hall concert, "Sondheim, Etc. - Bernadette Peters Live At Carnegie Hall", was nominated for a Grammy *award


It was named after violinist Isaac Stern in 1997 add something


Lara Teeter - He made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2000 portraying Henry Higgins in a tribute to the work of Lerner and Loewe and his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut in 2001 performing the role of Steve Sankey in "Street Scene"


Krystian Zimerman - Shortly after September 11, 2001, Zimerman's personal Steinway grand piano was confiscated at JFK Airport when he landed in New York City to give a recital at Carnegie Hall


Leontyne Price - In October 2001, at age 74, Price was asked to come out of retirement to sing in a memorial concert at Carnegie Hall for the victims of the September 11 attacks


Hugh Jackman - In 2002, Jackman sang the role of Billy Bigelow in the musical "Carousel" in a special concert performance at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke's


Leontyne Price - In 2002, RCA discovered a tape of her 1965 Carnegie Hall recital debut and released it in its "Rediscovered" series


However, these plans were called off later in 2003 add something


Chavela Vargas - She debuted at Carnegie Hall in 2003 at the age of 83 at the behest and promotion of Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, a long-time admirer and personal friend of Vargas


In June 2003, tentative plans were made for the Philharmonic to return to Carnegie Hall beginning in 2006, and for the orchestra to merge its business operations with those of the venue add something


Cecile Licad - She appeared as a soloist in the Steinway Piano Sesquicentennial Celebration at Carnegie Hall in June 2003 performing six Rachmaninoff Songs with operatic tenor Ben Heppner


Bob Chilcott - The Addison singers performed "Canticles of Light" in London in 2004 and "Jubilate" in 2005, both in London and in Carnegie Hall


Daniel Okulitch - Bard Music Festival - For his Carnegie Hall début in April 2004, he performed Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Dona Nobis Pacem", and was lauded for his performance of Lev Nikolaevich in the world premiere of "Guest from the Future" by Mel Marvin at the Bard Music Festival


Bernadette Peters -, September 24, 2004, accessed July 5, 2008 She made her solo concert debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1996, devoting the second half to the work of Stephen Sondheim


Dylana Jenson - As to the 2005 Carnegie Hall performance of the Goldmark Violin Concerto, see Harris Goldsmith review in Strad magazine, quoted in Kalliope


James Taylor (tenor) - His debut in Carnegie Hall was in 2005 the world premiere of the Levine completion of Mozart's "Great Mass in C minor" with the Carnegie Hall Festival Chorus and the Orchestra of St. Luke's conducted by Helmuth Rilling


Reba McEntire - In 2005, McEntire starred as Nellie Forbush in the Carnegie Hall concert production of the Broadway musical "South Pacific"


Dylana Jenson - The 2005 Carnegie Hall performance was recorded in its entirety and published by the Grand Rapids, Michigan Symphony; it includes Jenson performing the Goldmark Violin Concerto No. 1


Dylana Jenson - These performances have included, in 2005, a triumphant return to Carnegie Hall


Alec Baldwin - On June 9, 2005, he appeared in a concert version of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical "South Pacific" at Carnegie Hall


Les Paul - In July 2005, a 90th-birthday tribute concert was held at Carnegie Hall in New York City


Bernadette Peters -, September 30, 2005, accessed August 15, 2008 The 1995 benefit concert "Anyone Can Whistle" and Peters' "Carnegie Hall" 1996 concert were benefits for the Gay Men's Health Crisis


Hans Graf - He made his Carnegie Hall conducting debut with the Houston Symphony in January 2006


Lorna Luft - In June 2006, she surprised audiences at Carnegie Hall by performing a duet with Rufus Wainwright on the song "After You've Gone" at the end of Wainwright's tribute concert of Garland's triumphant 1961 comeback at Carnegie Hall


In 2007, the Carnegie Hall Corporation announced plans to evict the 33 remaining studio residents, some residing in the building since the 1950s including celebrity portrait photographer Editta Sherman add something


Joan Almedilla - In 2007, Almedilla starred in the famous "Here Lies Love" staged at Carnegie Hall's main theater, the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, with nearly 3,000 music patrons and enthusiasts in attendance


Jose Antonio Rezende de Almeida Prado - In January 2007, his cantata "Hiléia, Um Mural da Amazônia", based on the poem of the same name by Ives Gandra Martins, was performed at Carnegie Hall by the "Orquestra Bachiana Filarmônica de São Paulo" conducted by João Carlos Martins


Jack Gibbons - In March 2007 Gibbons gave the first performance at Carnegie Hall of Alkan's Concerto for Solo Piano, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the work's publication in Paris in 1857


Diana DeGarmo - She made her Carnegie Hall debut in April 2007 at a tribute to Neil Sedaka


Kaija Saariaho - Her second string quartet, "Terra Memoria", was commissioned for the Emerson Quartet by Carnegie Hall for a June 2007 premiere


Marlene Sai - In 2008, Sai performed in concert in New York City at Carnegie Hall


Until 2009, studios above the Hall contained working spaces for artists in the performing and graphic arts including music, drama, dance, as well as architects, playwrights, literary agents, photographers, and painters add something


Kevin Smith - In 2009 Smith made a sold out appearance at Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House in 2010


Anastasia Rizikov - She had already performed at Carnegie Hall when, in 2009, Anastasia became the first place winner at the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition


Florence Foster Jenkins - The self-titled 2009 album of Boston-based indie folk band The Everyday Visuals contains a cut entitled "Florence Foster Jenkins" which references her Carnegie Hall performance and other aspects of her life


Yuja Wang - On April 15, 2009 Wang performed at the YouTube Symphony Orchestra event held in New York at Carnegie Hall


Helen Sjoholm - On 11 June 2009, it was announced that Helen would perform in the English version of "Kristina från Duvemåla" in a concert version of the musical at Carnegie Hall, New York, on 23 and 24 September 2009


Russell Watson - Watson was one of the principal singers in the English world premiere of the Swedish musical "Kristina från Duvemåla" by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus at Carnegie Hall in New York on 23 and 24 September 2009


Ricky Gervais - In November 2009 he headlined the sixth annual New York Comedy Festival at Carnegie Hall, New York


Kathleen Battle - On February 8, 2010, she performed at Carnegie Hall in a piano-accompanied recital of works by Schubert, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff


Shirley Bassey - Bassey performed at the Rainforest Foundation Fund 21st Birthday concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City on 13 May 2010


Aziz Ansari - In July 2010, Ansari began a new tour, Dangerously Delicious, which was in theaters across the US; stops included the Bonnaroo Music Festival and Carnegie Hall in New York City


Craig Ferguson - Ferguson has been touring the United States and Canada with a stand-up comedy show, and performed at Carnegie Hall on 23 October 2010


Jackie Evancho - From June 2010 until 2011, Evancho coached with voice teacher Yvie Burnett, a mezzo-soprano from Scotland, who has worked with many of the singers appearing on AGT. Tim Janis scheduled Evancho to perform in his show at Carnegie Hall in New York City on December 2, 2010, where she would have been the venue's youngest female vocal soloist


Yuja Wang - In a review of her 2011 Carnegie Hall debut, "The New York Times" wrote:


Daniel Okulitch - In March 2011, he released his first solo album, "The New American Art Song", featuring world premiere songs songs by Ricky Ian Gordon, Jake Heggie, Lowell Liebermann and Glen Roven who all accompany Okulitch on piano. Simultaneous with the record release, the songs were performed in a concert at Carnegie Hall, again with the composers accompanying


William Susman - In November 2011, OCTET premiered his "Piano Concerto" at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall


Yuja Wang - In 2012, Wang toured with the Israel Philharmonic and conductor Zubin Mehta in Israel and the U.S., with a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York in September


Stefano Langone - On February 8, 2012, Langone performed in a Motown music tribute at Carnegie Hall


Yuja Wang - From a May 2013 Carnegie Hall concert, "The New York Times" reported that Wang's "fortissimos were fearsome, but so, in a quieter way, were the longing melodic lines of the first movement of Rachmaninoff's Sonata No. 2


In 2014, Carnegie Hall opened its Judith and Burton Resnick Education Wing, which has 24 music rooms, one of which is large enough to hold an orchestra or a chorus add something


Robert Nathaniel Dett - In 2014, his oratorio "The Ordering of Moses" was revived by the Cincinnati May Festival, and performed the same week in Music Hall in Cincinnati and at Carnegie Hall in New York


As of April 2014, it is undergoing restoration add something