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Carnegie Hall

The Carnegie Hall is a National Historic Landmark. The Carnegie Hall is the pride of New York . It symbolizes musical achievement especially in the performing arts.

For each season, an approximate of 250 amazing performances are presented. It is also known for its acoustics, beauty and history. Along with other halls and buildings used as museum and libraries, philanthropist Andrew Carnegie built this hall. William Burnet Tuthill designed it. Before moving to the Lincoln Center , the oldest philharmonic orchestra in the United States , New York Philharmonic used to be the resident company of the Carnegie Hall.

The Carnegie Hall has three separate concert halls, which showcased the world's greatest performers. Halls were not only made for concerts. Lectures, political rallies, religious services and forums were also held in these halls. Containing 2,804 seats, the largest one is the Isaac Stern Auditorium. It has one of the world's best acoustics, that artists like Judy Garland, Steve ray Vaughan, Benny Goodman and Harry Belafonte made live recordings of their concert. For recitals, discussions, and chamber music concerts, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Recital Hall is widely used. The third hall is the Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall. Carnegie Hall also has the Carnegie Hall Archives, Rose Museum , Citi Cafe and working spaces for artists. The archives and museum provides new comers for another reason to visit the Carnegie Hall and visitors to stay.

Admission fees vary. You can find the Carnegie Hall in 881 Seventh Avenue Midtown Manhattan, New York City . It is accessible via subway, bus or taxi.

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