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W. 57th & Seventh Ave. New York, NY 10019 | West 40s | 212-903-9790

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Carnegie Hall has cheap family concerts, neighborhood concerts, and a music institute that teaches music classes to kids. Perpetuating the 1891 vision of Andrew Carnegie all over the city!


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  • Voice Choices:
    This piano man fronts a big event called “Standard Time with Michael Feinstein ASCAP…A Centennial Celebration.” Yes, it’s been 100 years since songwriters won the...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 3/31: Black Sabbath Barclays Center 7:30 p.m., $70-$150 Three-fourths of the...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 3/28: Lady Gaga Roseland Ballroom Friday through Saturday, 8:00 p.m. daily,...
  • Voice Choices:
    Rhymin’ Paul Simon gets the all-hands-on-deck treatment at The Music of Paul Simon, the latest iteration of past Knitting Factory and present City Winery impresario Michael...
  • Voice Choices:
    The Kronos Quartet celebrates its 40th birthday tonight with a reliably eclectic and stylish program. The foursome may be entering midlife, but there’s no sign of a crisis among the...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 3/21: SWV B.B. King Blues Club & Grill 8:00 p.m., $35/$40 If you want to really...
  • Voice Choices:
    Asif Ali Khan was only 13 in the mid-’80s when he began studying with the legendary Pakistani qawwali master Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (d. 1997), eventually becoming his premier student....
  • Sound of the City: Last Night
    Better Than: Possibly expected. A benefit concert can be tricky business. There's a necessity to show earnestness when addressing the cause it benefits while an expectation for a...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 3/10: Lorde Roseland Ballroom Monday through Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. daily,...
  • Voice Choices:
    Secretary of State John Kerry recently named a special coordinator for Tibetan issues, and China — surprise! — is displeased. The longtime standoff between these two cosmically...
  • Voice Choices:
    The maestro's epic recitals shine a light on what takes place inside that beguiling cranium of his. Recently saluted as an NEA Jazz Master, he used his acceptance speech to remind that...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 2/3: Sunny Ozell + Jim Campilongo Trio + Jussi Reijonen Rockwood Music Hall 8:00...
  • Sound of the City: Interview
    When Tom Adams brought his camera to Neil Young's performance at Carnegie Hall earlier this month, he didn't capture it on an iPhone or a piece of machinery that's worth more than three...
  • Voice Choices:
    Immediately following his genre-thrashing Grammy performance with Metallica and “Happy Chinese New Year”, a diametrically opposed EP that drops Jan. 31, the 31-year-old...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 1/6: Neil Young Carnegie Hall 8:00 p.m., $50-$200 Over four decades ago,...
  • Voice Choices:
    Over four decades ago, warble-throated folkie Neil Young played a couple of nights at Carnegie Hall in support of his classic record, After the Gold Rush. Both nights sold out. Now...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 12/9: Motor City Dance Party Cameo Gallery 7:00 p.m., $20 For those looking to...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 12/6: A$AP Ferg + Joey Fatts+ Aston Matthews+Overdoz+100s Irving Plaza 7:00...
  • Voice Choices:
    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the magnificently self-involved pianist's "standards" trio with drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Gary Peacock. Sort of a bejazzled Grateful Dead in...
  • Voice Choices:
    Among the many turban-sporting Tuareg guitarists to boogie their way out of the Sahara in recent years, no one plays a badder ax than Omara "Bombino" Moctar. More expressive and nuanced, and...
  • Voice Choices:
    In Alone Together at Last, Lena Dunham and David Sedaris will team up for a one-night-only meeting of the minds. It’s the hang-out session of our dreams, bringing together two...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 10/28: Drake + Miguel + Future Barclays Center 7:00 p.m., $79.75-$109.75 Bad news,...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 10/21: Fiona Apple + Blake Mills Beacon Theatre Monday & Tuesday, 8:00 p.m.,...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 10/18: Father John Misty + Kate Berlant Town Hall 8 p.m., $30/$35 Former Fleet...
  • Voice Choices:
    Alan Jackson is probably best known for his 9/11 tribute song "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)," but fans know that his career began back in 1989 when he signed to Arista's...
  • Voice Choices:
    Last year, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile won a MacArthur fellowship for his ongoing attempts to fuse bluegrass with classical music. If you aren't already familiar with those efforts, you...
  • Voice Choices:
    One of South Indian classical (Carnatic) music's deepest devotional singers, Jayashri is also the composer and performer of "Pi's Lullaby," from Life of Pi. Beside being immersed in the...
  • News:
    Carnegie Hall's opening gala—its biggest fundraising night of the year—was supposed to take place on October 2. The black tie event benefiting the nonprofit's artistic and...
  • Runnin' Scared: Carnegie Hall
    Carnegie Hall has reached an agreement with Local One, the union representing its stagehands. As the Voice reported earlier this week, Carnegie Hall's five full-time stagehands--who...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 9/30: Jagwar Ma The Mercury Lounge 6:30pm, $12 Fusing a half-lidded lyricism with...
  • Voice Choices:
    Esperanza Spalding’s progression from a Post-Bop prodigy with strong Afro-Latin Jazz chops and an impeccable vocal phrasing to the electric bass-wielding Neo-Soul-Fusion songstress of...
  • Voice Choices:
    The excellent jazz marimbist and her clarinetist husband Richard Stoltzman premiere eight works written just for them, including "The Nymphs for Solo Marimba" by John Zorn, "Burning Bright"...
  • Voice Choices:
    For the past four decades, San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet has highlighted works by contemporary classical composers. Tonight, as part of Carnegie Hall’s My Time, My Music...
  • Sound of the City: Prince
    Dearly Beloved, you are gathered here today to read our interview with a writer about a legendary performer. In this corner, Touré: Journalist and thinker for many an outlet (The New Yorker,...
  • Voice Choices:
    Knowing for best for the outbursts of their director, Mimi Zweig, once suspended for throwing a folding chair across the pit, the Indiana University String Academy Virtuosi deserve all the...
  • Voice Choices:
    The Roots will be the house band for impressario Michael Dorf's latest Carnegie Hall fundraiser benefiting music education programs for underprivileged kids. If you've ever wanted to hear...
  • Voice Choices:
    As curated by minimalist maestro Philip Glass, the annual multiculti mixture that is the Tibet House Benefit usually includes at least one card wild enough to give pause for a Carnegie Hall...
  • Voice Choices:
    Many might still know her as the jazz singer in Good Night, and Good Luck, but beyond having been a bulwark against McCarthyism and other repressive mindsets, for the past 35 years, Dianne...
  • Voice Choices:
    The concert world's most internationally cannibalistic composer is on hand for performances of his music by the St. Lawrence String Quartet and the Zankel Band. The program includes...
  • Voice Choices:
    The 79-year-old wunder-elder and his powerhouse trio—Danilo Pérez (piano), John Patitucci (bass), Brian Blade (drums)—join Orpheus for what should be a boundary-erasing romp...
  • Voice Choices:
    This Afro-Cuban jazz progenitor gave Paquito D'Rivera and Arturo Sandoval their start, has won four Grammys (not that anyone's counting), and has been touring almost constantly for the past...
  • Voice Choices:
    It takes a trio of Mexican divas to salute larger-than-life Costa Rica-born singer Chavela Vargas, who died in August at age 93. Known as "the rough voice of tenderness," Vargas became the...
  • Voice Choices:
    From Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos to his latest work with the Mystic Valley Band, Oberst’s work has almost always been a solo vision. On this tour, however, he’s even announcing...
  • Voice Choices:
    Forró is Brazil's second most popular dance music, after samba, and Tropicália icon and former minister of culture (2003-08) Gilberto Gil has been celebrating its funky...
  • Sound of the City: Deer Tick
    After he graduated high school, John McCauley convinced his parents to let him tour the country playing his guitar rather than going to college. Somehow, they listened, and he birthed Deer...
  • Voice Choices:
    Like a Rauschenberg collage, John Cage's Atlas Elipticalis for 86 musicians will be performed simultaneously with the composer's Winter Music for two pianos. For the former work, Cage also...
  • Voice Choices:
    This impressively dreadlocked Senegal smoothie is, at least vocally, a West African cousin of Aaron Neville and Gregory Isaacs, even though Lô's lyrics draw more from Sufi mysticism...
  • Voice Choices:
    A rear-balcony ticket (with partial view!) will set you back $150, but Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, have put together a heck of a bill for their regular Rainforest Fund benefit, with...
  • Voice Choices:
    For this hearty St. Patrick's Day feast, the elder statesmen of Irish folk celebrate the 50th anniversary of their founding not with a meal in a glass but with what Shakespeare called the...
  • Voice Choices:
    They say the flute is the closest thing to the human voice, but on the contrary, Gretchen Parlato's lithe, airy voice is quite possibly the closest thing to the flute. Tonight, she's joined...
  • Voice Choices:
    The Waltz King, the stage name of 19th-century chart-topping composer Johann Strauss the Younger, was the Skrillex of his day, leading a tumultuous life, getting arrested in his early...
  • Voice Choices:
    Tibet House’s annual benefit concert at Carnegie Hall can be depended upon as an opportunity to catch performances by the arty New York crew that revolves around Lou Reed, Laurie...
  • Voice Choices:
    Often, Greatest Hits compilations serve as capstones to extraordinary careers or attempts to glean the best of mediocre ones. As the title implies, Jay-Z’s 2010 The Hits Collection,...
  • Voice Choices:
    Last year’s Rio was a high-water mark for the pianist’s storied solo outings: The record struck a keen balance between endless flow and insightful editing, and Jarrett’s...
  • Voice Choices:
    Fifty years ago, Allan and Sandra Jaffe opened a new venue at 726 St. Peter Street in New Orleans’s French Quarter. Tonight, the jazz band bearing the venue’s name comes to...
  • Voice Choices:
    Tonight, the famously laidback folk-pop guy hits Carnegie Hall for the first of three stripped-down acoustic shows with his longtime percussionist Toca Rivera. Word to Mraz-loving moms and...
  • Voice Choices:
    Tonight, the recent groom sings songs from the Mad Men era of Manhattan’s past, a time when expressing any sort of same-sex interest could mean the pink slip. Still, the B’way...
  • Music: The Sound of the City
    At least four Herbie Hancocks showed up for a Carnegie Hall concert at this year's JVC Jazz Festival, which was fitting. A week prior, the festival screened a documentary on the making of...

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Carnegie Hall’s mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

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