Feinstein, Midori, Perlman headline Carnegie Ukraine benefit

Soprano Angel Blue, mezzo-sopranos Denyce Graves and Isabel Leonard, and jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant will also appear on the concert.

Carnegie Hall plans return to full schedule in 2022-23

Carnegie announced a 2022-23 schedule that includes about 70 events in 2,800-seat Stern Auditorium.

Playlist: 11 Black Performers Instrumental to Classical Music

Here are just a few Black performers who changed the course of classical music… and continue to inspire us today!

Gergiev, Putin friend, out of Vienna Philharmonic US tour

Carnegie Hall says Valery Gergiev, a conductor who is close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, will not lead the Vienna Philharmonic in a five-concert U.S. tour that starts Friday night in response “due to recent world events.”

International Orchestras Tour US for First Time in 2 Years

The Royal Philharmonic became the first international orchestra to tour the U.S. since February 2020.

Carnegie Adjusts Program for Return, Adds Beethoven Cycle

Carnegie Hall has changed the program for its return from the coronavirus shutdown and added a Beethoven cycle to the season with the Philadelphia Orchestra and music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Carnegie Hall to reopen Oct 6 with Philadelphia Orchestra

Carnegie Hall has not had a performance since March 13, 2020.

NY Philharmonic to resume subscription performance Sept. 17

Following a historic 18-month gap, the NY Phil will present a shortened schedule in a season shifted from Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall while the orchestra’s home is remodeled.

Carnegie Hall to remain closed through April 5

The decision leaves only the possibility of performances at the very tail end of the hall’s 2020-21 season.

Shaw, Sagan, and Searching: ‘The Listeners’

“For centuries, millennia, we humans have looked at the stars and wondered about our place in the universe and what’s beyond. That’s what I wanted to dig into,” reflects musician-composer-producer Caroline Shaw on her latest work, The Listeners.

Isaac Stern at 100 [Video]

As WFMT celebrates the centenary of Isaac Stern — who was born on July 21, 1920 — Michael Stern reflects on his father’s life in music.

From 1-9: Your Guide to Beethoven’s Symphonies

Beginning January 28, WFMT will broadcast Beethoven’s nine symphonies on weekdays as the 2:00 pm “Afternoon Masterwork.” The performances feature the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Its founder and conductor, Sir John Elliot Gardiner, shares his guide to these symphonic masterpieces.

NY Philharmonic to cut 500 seats in $550 million renovation

The capacity of NY Phil’s much-maligned concert hall at Lincoln Center will be reduced by more than 500 seats as part of a $550 million renovation.

Igor Levit not content to be heard only through piano

Winner of last year’s Gilmore Artist Award, given quadrennially to a pianist along with a $300,000 prize, Levit is among the most probing young artists in classical music. His website describes him as “Citizen. European. Pianist.”

Joyce DiDonato: “Without the Arts… Children May Turn To Anger and Violence”

DiDonato partnered with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute and dozens of other artists to bring the arts to young people at a crucial stage in their development: infancy. After asking, “Wouldn’t it be beautiful if every new born child was not only given a lullaby when they leave the hospital, but a personal one from their parents?” The Lullaby Project was born.

How WFMT legend Studs Terkel just made his Carnegie Hall debut (alongside the Kronos Quartet and his old friend Mahalia Jackson)

WFMT’s long-time resident “free spirit” Studs Terkel died near a decade ago, on Halloween in 2008, but he just made his Carnegie Hall debut. What brought about this feat of artistic time travel?

Pianist Lang Lang Gives 1,000 Students Tickets to Attend Grammy Salute to Classical Music at Carnegie Hall

Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang is slated to host the Grammy Salute to Classical Music Celebrating the Legacy of Leonard Bernstein on Friday, January 26, 2018, at Carnegie Hall.

The Truth About the “Worst Singer of All Time,” Florence Foster Jenkins, Told by Her Accompanist

Florence Foster Jenkins couldn’t carry a tune in a bucket. Yet, she made her Carnegie Hall debut to a completely sold-out house on October 25, 1944.