• 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-Concert Talks

      This wide-ranging series of entertaining talks guides audiences through the music they are about to hear before the performance even begins.
    • Late Nights at
      Zankel Hall

      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.
    • Mix and Mingle

      Join us immediately after these concerts at Zankel Hall’s Parterre bar for a 45-minute mix and mingle.
    • 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.