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  Carnegie Hall Privacy Policy
Carnegie Hall knows that you care how personal information you provide to us is used and shared.
Carnegie Hall receives and stores any information you choose to enter on the Carnegie Hall web site, or provide us in any other way, such as by telephone or by electronic mail.
Carnegie Hall is committed to protecting your privacy; however, this privacy notice applies only to the information collected via the Carnegie Hall web site.
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 Carnegie Hall Accessibility Information
Carnegie Hall has received one of the first-ever "Access New York" awards to institutions that have made important contributions toward making New York more accessible to people with disabilities.
Carnegie Hall is accessible from the west entrance to the main lobby on 57th Street.
For all three halls, assistive listening devices are available free of charge with the deposit of a valid form of ID. For events in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage and Weill Recital Hall, visit the coat-check room on the west side of the Carnegie Hall lobby.
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 Carnegie Hall FAQ
Rental information may be obtained on the hall rentals page of this website; by calling the booking office at 212-903-9710; by sending an e-mail to booking@carnegiehall.org; or by writing to Director of Booking, Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
Carnegie Hall is always looking for volunteers for a variety of activities throughout the hall.
Carnegie Hall is owned by the City of New York, which contributes public funds to its maintenance and improvement, and is operated by the nonprofit Carnegie Hall Corporation.
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 Carnegie Hall
We invite you to explore all that Carnegie Hall has to offer.
As one of the world's leading cultural institutions, we are devoted to presenting great music, promoting music education, and sharing the legacy of this landmark concert hall with music-lovers around the globe.
Carnegie Hall provides access to people with disabilities, including a variety of seating options and large print programs, which are available at the House Manager's window in the Carnegie Hall Lobby and at the entrance to Weill Recital Hall.
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  Carnegie Hall New York NY - Various Concert Hall Play buy tickets, seating chart, info at New York City Theatre.com
The largest hall at Carnegie Hall, dedicated the Isaac Stern Auditorium in 1996, has been the premier classical music performance space in the United States since its opening in 1891, showcasing the world's greatest soloists, conductors, and ensembles.
In 1986, the Chamber Music Hall was renamed in recognition of the generosity of the Chairman of the Board of Carnegie Hall, Sanford I. Weill, and his wife, Joan.
The Recital Hall was leased to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1895 and was used as a theater by various groups until the early 1960s, when it was converted to a cinema.
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  Carnegie Hall
The mission of Carnegie Hall is to continue to be one of the world's leading institutions in presenting great music, and in promoting music education, music creation, and music enjoyment in a landmark concert hall.
Each year, Carnegie Hall relies on the generosity of thousands of individuals and institutions to help make our mission possible by bringing the highest quality music and education to the greatest number of people possible.
Carnegie Hall looks to music lovers around the country and the world to bridge the gap between operating expenses and revenues.
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  Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall is a concert hall located in New York City at Seventh Avenue and Fifty Seventh street.
Carnegie Hall opened in 1891 and is still used today.
Carnegie Hall was constructed over a span of seven years.
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  Carnegie Hall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City located at 881 7th Avenue, occupying the east stretch of 7th Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street.
Carnegie Hall was designed in a revivalist brick and brownstone Italian Renaissance style by William Burnet Tuthill, an amateur cellist who performed with the Oratorio Society of New York.
Carnegie Hall is one of the last large buildings in New York built entirely of masonry, without a steel frame; however, when several flights of studio spaces were added to the building near the turn of the 20th century, a steel framework was erected around segments of the building.
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 Carnegie Hall: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carnegie Hall is one of the last large buildings in New York built entirely of masonry, EHandler: no quick summary.
Andrew carnegie (november 25 1835-august 11 1919) was a scottish-american businessman and philanthropist....
Carnegie Hall is located at the southeast corner of Seventh Avenue and 57th Street, EHandler: no quick summary.
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 History of Carnegie Hall, Portmahomack
The foundation stone of the long-awaited village hall and library, a window on the world of education and opportunity, was to be laid.
The hall, with seating for 300, a ‘retiring-room’, library and tiny caretaker’s house, was designed by J Pond Macdonald, architect, of Inverness and has remained at the core of village life ever since.
The Carnegie Hall, as it is still known, heart of village life for over one hundred years, is now in need of extensive refurbishment and development to ensure its future as a facility used regularly by community members of all ages.
www.carnegie-hall.co.uk /history.htm   (446 words)

 Carnegie Hall Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carnegie Hall Tower is a 60-story skyscraper located on 57th street in New York City.
Part of a cluster of three very tall buildings (along with CitySpire Center and Metropolitan Tower), the tower was built in an architectural style in harmony with its neighbour Carnegie Hall, a New York landmark.
The Carnegie Hall Tower seems impossibly slim from the front (the main shaft is 50 foot wide) however has wide sides facing its neighbours, the now-closed Russian Tea Room, Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Tower.
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 Carnegie Hall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The smallest hall had been leased to the in 1898, converted to a cinema around 1959.
Correction: It's the Zankel Hall that used to be a cinema.
Carnegie Hall was designed in a revivalist brick and brownstone Italian Renaissance style by.
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 Carnegie Hall Summary
Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City located at 881 7th Avenue, occupying the east stretch of 7th Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street.
The Main Hall is greatly admired for its warm, live acoustics, and it is commonplace for critics to express regret that the New York Philharmonic plays at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center and not in its former home in Carnegie Hall.
Carnegie Hall is one of the last large buildings in New York built entirely of masonry, without a steel frame; however, when several flights of studio spaces were added to the building near the turn of the 20th century, a steel framework was erected around segments of the building.
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 Carnegie Hall - Sound Insights - Podcasting from Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall presents the second season of Sound Insights, a podcast on music, music personalities, and, of course, Carnegie Hall.
In this episode, we take a closer look at a few of the events featured in Carnegie Hall’s city-wide Berlin in Lights festival—from a dance project featuring 120 NYC school kids and the Berliner Philharmoniker, to the globalization of DJ culture in Berlin.
Soprano Anna Netrebko shares her secret for breaking out of the chorus and into the spotlight; David Finckel from the Emerson String Quartet talks about their decision to perform the complete Beethoven cycle this June; and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard traces his skill in bridging musical styles back to his very first piano lessons.
www.carnegiehall.org /article/sound_insights/Podcasts/art_intro_podcasts.html   (955 words)

 Great Performances . Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2006 | PBS
CARNEGIE HALL OPENING NIGHT 2006 premiered on October 11, 2006 on PBS (check local listings).
GREAT PERFORMANCES returns to Carnegie Hall's famed stage for its 2006 gala opening night concert.
The Cleveland Orchestra's last appearance on the series was in 2000, for another opening night at Carnegie Hall, helmed by its then music director Christoph von Dohnányi.
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 The Midtown Book - Carnegie Hall/Carnegie Hall Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carnegie Hall subsequently announced it would raise funds to convert it to a concert hall.
In 1956, developer Louis Glickman took an option on the Carnegie Hall property and the next year, his architects, Pomerance and Breines, published a rendering of the hall's replacement, a 44-story office tower, clad in red porcelain enamel, without setbacks set in a sunken plaza with a bridged entrance over the plaza.
Carnegie Hall's superb acoustics survived the rehabilitation while the acoustics at Avery Fisher Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts that had become the new home of the renegade New York Philharmonic were not very good to begin with and did not get much better after a couple of major renovations.
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 Greg Sandow -- Carnegie Hall - New York Philharmonic merger
For Robert Harth, executive and artistic director of Carnegie Hall, the merger was "an opportunity for innovative programming." For Zarin Mehta, executive director of the Philharmonic, it was all about his own concerns -- the money, most of all, and the need he sees for orchestras to own the halls they play in.
"Carnegie Hall gets a major orchestra as a constant factor all through the season," he said, and showed me what he felt were empty nights on Carnegie's published schedule for next year.
Harth, by contrast, said the hall was rarely dark, except for 70 nights left empty purposely for maintenance.
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 Carnegie Hall Foundation, Inc.
Since the inception of Carnegie Hall, Inc. as a not-for-profit corporation in 1983, its mission has been to restore and maintain this 103-year-old structure and operate as a regional arts and education center.
The Carnegie Hall Foundation, Inc. was established in 2005 to create an endowment for Carnegie Hall, Inc. that will ensure the ongoing operation of this extraordinary regional arts and education center.
It is the goal of the Foundation to raise $10 million for this endowment to support the artistic and educational work of Carnegie Hall and serve as a buffer against economic downturns.
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 siouxfalls.org: Carnegie Town Hall
Carnegie advanced until he was superintendent of the Pittsburgh division of the railroad.
The Carnegie Library opened in 1903 and the building was used as a library from 1903 until 1972, when a new, larger library was built at Eighth and Main.
In 1973 the Carnegie building was home to the Civic Fine Arts Association, housing their collection of art and sculpture until 1999, when they moved to the Visual Arts Center in the Washington Pavilion.
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 Carnegie Hero Fund Commission
Based in Washington, D.C., the Carnegie Institution was founded in 1902 as an independent research organization whose mandate was to enhance basic knowledge in a variety of scientific disciplines, which currently include the fields of astronomy, biology, geophysics, ecology, and embryology.
Founded in 1914, the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs in New York City is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to research and education in the field of ethics and international affairs.
Carnegie's wish, as founder of the Peace Palace, was to have a building to house the Permanent Court of Arbitration and to provide that court with a library on international law.
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 Carnegie Hall History | sjpc_01_package.xml
The world's most famous concert hall, New York City's Carnegie Hall, opened in 1891, proved important as an institution and, by setting a critical precedent for financing in the 1950s, for the future of the performing arts in America.
Carnegie Hall's prestigious reputation was established by the quality of the performers who appeared there, and the way to get there was to "practice, practice, practice," the success or failure of a Carnegie Hall debut often determining whether or not a performer established a successful career.
Carnegie had died in 1919, and although his board of directors continued to run the hall together with the Carnegie estate, it had remained unprofitable.
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 Roche - Media News - Roche, the Lucerne Festival and Carnegie Hall launch an intercontinental concert project for ...
Carnegie Hall, hailed as ‘the concert hall of the century’ by Musical America, features the world’s greatest soloists, ensembles, and orchestras in its renowned Isaac Stern Auditorium, the new Zankel Hall, and the intimate Weill Recital Hall.
Carnegie Hall continues to break new ground as it emerges as a national leader in arts education by offering innovative education programs that reach a wide variety of audiences — from preschoolers to adults, music lovers to emerging professionals — and serve those from New York City and throughout the United States.
Zankel Hall’s first season will include over 80 classical, jazz, pop, and world music concerts and will pave the way for new opportunities as Carnegie Hall continues to be an international cultural centre representing the very best in musical performance, appreciation, and education.
www.roche.com /med-cor-2003-08-15   (1187 words)

 Carnegie Corporation - Carnegie for Kids
To this day, Carnegieís legacy lives on in the institutions that he built for the benefit of the people, both in the United States and United Kingdom.
Carnegie Hall, a concert hall located in New York City opened in 1891 and is still in use today.
Founded in 1910 with $10 million from Carnegie, the Endowment is the oldest public policy institution in the United States concentrating on issues of war and peace.
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 Carnegie Hall New York City.com : Arts & Attractions : Editorial Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the late nineteenth century, the wealthy steel magnate, Andrew Carnegie, was a member of the board of the Oratorio Society, whose German immigrant founder, Leopold Damrosch, desperately sought a benefactor for a large concert hall.
The 1950s were a difficult period for Carnegie Hall; its location and very existence were called into question by the plans to construct nearby Lincoln Center.
Demolition was fortunately prevented through the timely purchase of the Hall by the City of New York and the formation of the Carnegie Hall Corporation.
www.nyc.com /arts__attractions/Carnegie_Hall/editorial_review.aspx   (1125 words)

 Carnegie Hall
The hall was originally known as a 'Music Hall', but the low-brow Vaudevillian connotations of this term led to the adoption of the name of its founding benefactor, millionaire Andrew Carnegie in the 1894-95 season.
The fate of Carnegie Hall became uncertain in the early 1950s, compounded by the opening of Lincoln Center in 1959 and the consequent relocation of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
The City was permitted to purchase (and, therefore preserve) the Hall and the non-profit Carnegie Hall Corporation was chartered in 1960.
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 Carnegie Hall: Home of Paul's Magic
The first Carnegie Hall was finished and opened in 1891, and was commisioned by Steel magnate Andrew Carnegie (1835 to 1919) four years earlier.
Carnegie actually got the idea from Walter Damrosch, who wanted a place to house the two symphonies to which he belonged, the Symphony Society of New York, of which he was the conducter, and the Oratorio Society of New York.
The Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh was originally opened in 1895 as part of The Carnegie Institute.
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 Carnegie Music Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carnegie Music Hall, a Historic Landmark, is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, about 15 minutes from downtown.
The Music Hall is part of The Carnegie, and is housed in the same gigantic structure that includes the Carnegie Museum, the Carnegie Library, and the Carnegie Lecture Hall, and stretching down Forbes Avenue all the way to Craig Street, the Scaife Gallery.
Carnegie Music Hall is about a 15-minute walk from Carnegie Mellon campus, and even less from most parts of the University of Pittsburgh campus.
www.cmu.edu /cfa/music/concerts/location/carnegiehall.html   (282 words)

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