• Concert Extras | Find Meaning Behind the Music

  • Engaging, Exploring, Enjoying the Music

    Do you want to know more about that unforgettable music you heard and the composer who wrote it? Would you like the chance to engage with a musician after a concert? Or do you simply want to know what to expect from an upcoming concert? Carnegie Hall’s 125th anniversary year brings a concert season of extraordinary music making, and we offer a vast array of resources to enhance your experience. Lectures, pre- and post-performance gatherings, online content, interviews, tours, and special events are just some of ways we bring you closer to the music. Whether you are new to the Hall or a seasoned enthusiast, you’ll find it all here.

  • Pre- and Post-Performance

  • Pre-Concert Talks
    This wide-ranging series of entertaining talks guides audiences through the music they are about to hear before the performance even begins.
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  • Late Nights at Zankel
    Join us for a pre-concert drink and snacks at the Parterre Bar at Zankel Hall, a relaxed nightspot in the popular tradition of social clubs and cabaret spaces.
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  • Salon Encores
    Get together with people who love music after Weill Recital Hall concerts for a free drink and discussion with the evening's musicians.
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  • Additional Events and Activities

  • Discovery Days
    These in-depth afternoons include lectures, panel discussions, and musical performances that enlighten audiences with additional context for the various themes and festivals that fill our stages.
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