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Carnegie Hall Premieres: Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto
Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto was first performed by Woody Herman and his band at Carnegie Hall in 1946. Learn more about the world premiere.
Carnegie Hall Premieres: Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World,” was first performed at Carnegie Hall in 1893. Learn more about the world premiere.
A Stage for Women’s SuffrageBetween 1908 and 1919, Carnegie Hall hosted many events devoted to women’s suffrage, including mass meetings, conventions, lectures, and rallies.
Five Things to Know About the Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraLearn more about the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Here Lies a Man Who Knew How to Enlist in His Service Better Men Than HimselfAndrew Carnegie died at age 84 at his country home in the Berkshires, and was buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Tarrytown, New York.
Bossa Nova at Carnegie HallA landmark 1962 concert that brought bossa nova to New York created reverberations in Brazil.
Remembering Patsy Cline’s Carnegie Hall DebutOn November 29, 1961, country music superstar Patsy Cline made her first and only appearance at Carnegie Hall.
Remembering Florence Foster JenkinsIn 1944, independently wealthy socialite Florence Foster Jenkins made her Carnegie Hall debut. The rest is history.
Carnegie Hall’s Legendary AcousticsArtists and audiences have benefited from Carnegie Hall’s legendary acoustics for more than a century.
Carnegie Hall: The MovieIn 1946, Carnegie Hall was transformed into a Hollywood movie set when production began on the film Carnegie Hall.
Carnegie Hall: Icon of Pop CultureCarnegie Hall has become an indelible part of the American pop-cultural landscape.
An Interview with NYO-USA Orchestra Director James RossNYO-USA Orchestra Director James Ross answers questions about his career in conversation with NYO-USA bassist Willie Swett.
Édith Piaf at Carnegie HallÉdith Piaf’s effortlessly buoyant performances of her songbook belie her reputation for melancholy.
NYO-U: For Young Musicians, By Young MusiciansNYO-U’s creator reflects on the inspiration behind the video series and the value of peer-to-peer musical education.
Five Isaac Stern Recordings You Need to KnowHere are five must-know Isaac Stern recordings, including a few you may not have expected.
Tips for Your NYO AuditionWatch a sample audition video and read tips from the young musician who created it
Carnegie Hall’s National Youth EnsemblesLearn more about Carnegie Hall’s three ensembles for extraordinary young American musicians.
Lady Sings the Blues: Billie Holiday at Carnegie HallBillie Holiday’s 1956 concerts brought her autobiography to life.
Work from Carnegie HallWe’ve created a series of images from beautiful locations in our halls that make great backgrounds for your conference calls.
Flatt and Scruggs at Carnegie HallFlatt and Scruggs’s 1962 concert at Carnegie Hall made bluegrass history and a landmark album.
Lenny Bruce at Carnegie HallLenny Bruce’s famous Carnegie Hall show exemplified his garrulous and goading comedy.
The Screws for Horowitz’s PianoWhile rehearsing before his Carnegie Hall concerts, Vladimir Horowitz ordered the stagehands to move his Steinway piano around the stage until he was satisfied.
Nina Simone at Carnegie HallNina Simone’s unique artistic evolution can be witnessed in live recordings of her 1963 solo debut and a very different performance given just a year later.
Carnegie Hall: A Place for All in Times of CrisisThroughout history, Carnegie Hall has been a place for all in times of crisis. Here’s a look back at key moments, from World War I to the AIDS epidemic.
Five Under-the-Radar Beethoven Works
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, we are taking a look at some of his works that are infrequently heard.