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Carnegie Hall

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Address: 881 7th Ave, Second Floor, New York City, NY 10019-3210
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This landmark performance center features everything from intimate solo...

This landmark performance center features everything from intimate solo artists to grand-scale musicals. Superb restaurants, a museum and gift shop make for a memorable visit.

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Wonderful venue ... and source of a famous joke

We recently attended a wonderful performance of Piaf! The Show. It is always fun to learn more about this music hall. The Carnegie Hall blog has many interesting stories about... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently attended a wonderful performance of Piaf! The Show. It is always fun to learn more about this music hall. The Carnegie Hall blog has many interesting stories about performers, performances, and details of this famous hall. One of the best is this joke. Spend enough time around 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in New York City, and you’re... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying close by conveniently and it was a pleasant winters night. Handel's Messiah by the Oratorio Society of New York ( for whom Carnegie Hall was built) what a performance, awe inspiring. There was joy in the Hall and a well appreciative audience demonstrated its support, we enthusiastically joined.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An electrifying experience you will never forget. Lots of history to be had . We sat IN THE UPPER BALCONY ALL THE WAY UP TOP! The view looking down to the stage was breath taking! The sound of the musical was very clear. The personal are friendly and organized.

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Wynantskill, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attending a concert here was the main point of our visit to NYC. We had tickets in parquet row y, but a couple traded with us that had to leave early. We sat in row C, with people who knew the singers. What serendipity! We grabbed a sandwich in the cafe before the concert--way overpriced, cold. I'd skip that if... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thrilled to attend a Holiday Peace Concert at Carnegie Hall this evening. Ever since a backstage tour of the historic concert hall (built in 1891 by Andrew Carnegie) last spring, we've wanted to attend a concert there -- especially in the Main Hall, Stern Auditorium. Tonight was the night; we were awed. Beautiful music sponsored by the Harmony for Peace... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We attended a beautiful affair at Carnegie Hall. The staff was very efficient - ticket takers and elevator staff. We were seated in box seats on the second level and had incredible sound and sight from our seats. Loved the tiered level seats (3 short seats in front, 3 taller seats across the middle, 3 bar stool height seats in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

The hall is now several halls, all designed for different sizes of audience. I saw an impressive piano recital in the Zankel Hall. Well organised - comfortable seats - excellent acoustic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

What a great combination of beautiful architecture and the arts. We had an excellent tour guide who took us through the building and it's glorious history. The museum is not to be missed as it offers not only Carnegie artifacts and ephemera but a terrific timeline showing the illustrious artists that have performed there.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Carnegie Hall is a beautiful, classic venue for concerts. With a location on 7th Avenue and 57th Street, it is in the heart of the city. We had dinner across the street from Carnegie Hall, and then walked down to Times Square to take in the sights. There is so much to do within walking distance. If you plan to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Handel's Mesiah done right. Sat way up in the balcony but that's what was left. If the sign says Sold Out, go to the boix office anyway, you still might get a ticket. Am a Friend and have been for years.

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