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Carnegie Hall Presents Annual Gala Evening, The Stage of Legends, on June 5 in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Exclusive Event Includes Dinner on World’s Most Legendary Musical Stage Plus an Exclusive Performance by Carnegie Hall Trustees Mezzo-Soprano Isabel Leonard and Pianist Emanuel Ax

Isabel Leonard, Emanuel Ax

(New York, NY, January 16, 2019)—On Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents a special event: The Stage of Legends: A Gala Evening at Carnegie Hall. This extraordinary evening includes an intimate musical interlude by two of Carnegie Hall’s own legends mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard and pianist Emanuel Ax. The evening’s Gala Chair is Sana H. Sabbagh.

Since the day Carnegie Hall opened its doors, it has been the aspirational destination for the world’s greatest artists. At this annual black-tie gala, now in its second year, guests will experience a rare opportunity to dine on the most celebrated musical stage in the world. A cocktail reception begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds from this gala evening benefit Carnegie Hall’s artistic, education, and social impact programs. Gala tables are priced at $100,000, $60,000, and $30,000, with individual tickets at $10,000 and $1,500 each. A limited number of tickets and tables are available. To make a reservation, please visit carnegiehall.org/StageofLegends2019, call Carnegie Hall’s Special Events Office at 212-903-9679, or email specialevents@carnegiehall.org.

About Carnegie Hall 
Since 1891, Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for excellence in performance. From Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Mahler, and Bartók to George Gershwin, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Judy Garland, and The Beatles, every form of music has filled Carnegie Hall—the only prerequisite: that it be the finest. Carnegie Hall presents a wide range of performances each season on its three stages—the renowned Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, intimate Weill Recital Hall, and innovative Zankel Hall—including concert series curated by acclaimed artists and composers; citywide festivals featuring collaborations with leading New York City cultural institutions; orchestral performances, chamber music, new music concerts, and recitals; and the best in jazz, world, and popular music. Complementing these performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 600,000 people in the New York City area, nationally, and internationally, playing a central role in Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible. For more information, visit carnegiehall.org/StageofLegends2019

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