• Live From Carnegie Hall: Isaac Stern: Keeping The Doors Open

    A special installment in our Live from Carnegie Hall series introduces a new release featuring the Hall's world-renowned savior, Isaac Stern.

    Album: Isaac Stern: Keeping The Doors Open
    Artists: Isaac Stern; Vladimir Horowitz; Mstislav Rostropovich; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; and Leonard Bernstein.
    Date Recorded: May 18, 1976 (Carnegie Hall) and July 1967 (Jerusalem and Tel Aviv)
    Fun Fact: Until saved by Isaac Stern's efforts in 1960, Carnegie Hall was due to be replaced by a 44-story office tower, faced with fire-engine-red, porcelain-covered steel panels.

    Keeping The Doors Open commemorates Isaac Stern’s 90th birthday and his endeavors that sparked a movement to save Carnegie Hall from demolition 50 years ago.

    Keeping The Doors Open features the first CD release of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, as well as a beloved performance of the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio recorded in the Hall* by the premier violin virtuoso himself.

    * Previously released on Concert of the Century. 


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