Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Next Up: Concerts, Now Streaming, and more


Carnegie Hall | At a Glance


One of our most exciting months of music is just around the corner. Scroll down for concert recommendations, holiday highlights on Carnegie Hall+ (now available on DISH and Sling TV!), and more. 

Plus, New Yorkers ages 14–22 can now apply for the brand-new B-Side program.



Upcoming Events


Brentano String Quartet by Jürgen Frank

Brentano String Quartet


Thursday, December 1, at 7:30 PM


Zankel Hall



String quartets by Haydn, Bartók, and Fanny Mendelssohn



This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artists established by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony B. Evnin and the A.E. Charitable Foundation.

Hélène Grimaud

Hélène Grimaud


Thursday, December 1, at 8 PM


Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage



Works by Chopin, Debussy, Satie, R. Schumann, and Valentin Silvestrov



Sponsored by Breguet, Exclusive Timepiece of Carnegie Hall




A playbill of the Ukrainian National Chorus' concert tour which featured a Carnegie Hall debut on October 5, 1922.

Ukrainian National Chorus, 1922


Sunday, December 4, at 2 PM


Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage



A 100-Year Celebration of “Carol of the Bells”


Ukrainian Children’s Choir Shchedryk
Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York
Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street
Daniela Candillari
, Conductor
with Special Guests
Janai Bruegger
Marichka Marczyk


A program that includes “Carol of the Bells,” traditional Ukrainian Christmas songs, contemporary choral music, a world premiere setting the words of Ukrainian poet Serhiy Zhadan, and more



Presented by The Ukrainian Institute - Kyiv, Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival & Razom. This event is presented in association with Carnegie Hall.

Brooklyn Rider by Shervin Lainez

Brooklyn Rider


Wednesday, December 7, at 7:30 PM


Zankel Hall



String quartets by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Osvaldo Golijov, and Reena Esmail, plus a New York premiere by Akshaya Avril Tucker





A Night of Inspiration by Jennifer Taylor

A Night of Inspiration


Saturday, December 10, at 8 PM


Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage



Lauren Alaina
Regina Belle
Pastor Shirley Caesar
Erica Campbell
Jekalyn Carr
Olen Cesari
Val Chmerkovskiy
Anthony Hamilton
Donald Lawrence
Cantor Azi Schwartz
Richard Smallwood
Tye Tribbett
Bishop Hezekiah Walker
Ray Chew
, Music Director


Ray Chew—acclaimed composer, producer, and longtime music director of Dancing with the Stars, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Showtime at the Apollo, and more—leads an uplifting evening of music, dance, and spoken word from diverse traditions.



A Night of Inspiration is grateful for the support of its sponsors, including AARP, Manulife, The Kemper Foundation, Sony Music, and the Power 2 Inspire Foundation.

Judy Garland

Judy Garland


Monday, December 12, at 8 PM


Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage



Jessica Vosk
with Andy Karl
Mary-Mitchell Campbell
, Music Director and Piano
Michael Arden, Director
Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, Writers


Jessica Vosk (Wicked, Fiddler on the Roof) brings Garland’s beloved songbook to life, accompanied by an orchestra and performance footage of Garland herself.



Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with FIFTH SEASON Live and Black Ink Presents.

This performance is sponsored by Nardello & Co.


Visiting Presenter


The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys


Monday, December 5, at 8 PM


Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage



The Beach Boys
The Holiday Vibrations Orchestra
with Special Guest: John Stamos


This concert marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary band’s debut performance at the iconic venue!



Presented by Live Nation.

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage by Jeff Goldberg / Esto



Whatever your event, no matter the size or function, you won’t find a better venue to present your best. Our performance halls and private event spaces are available to rent. It’s time for your Carnegie Hall debut or your return appearance!



From Our Friends


Saturday, December 3, at 7:30 PM


National Sawdust | Brooklyn



Renowned avant-garde pianist Margaret Leng Tan—known as the “queen of the toy piano” and “the world’s premier string piano virtuoso”—presents a program honoring late American composer George Crumb and his late wife, Elizabeth May Brown.


December 16–January 6


The Metropolitan Opera | Manhattan



Perfect for audiences of all ages, the abridged English version of Mozart’s enchanting fairy tale returns to the Met this holiday season.





Poster for Afrofuturism podcast



Explore the expansive, multidisciplinary world of Afrofuturism in Carnegie Hall’s new, five-episode podcast series. Hosted by an array of leading experts alongside special guests, topics include Afrofuturist themes in poetry, speculative fiction, and hip-hop; the future of democracy; Afrofuturism in the Black Arts Movement; the Caribbean diaspora; and more.



Support for Afrofuturism is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, and Bank of America. 

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Support for the visual arts components of the Afrofuturism festival has been provided by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker by Unitel

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker



Start the holidays early with on-demand seasonal highlights from the world’s great stages! Enjoy two versions of The Nutcracker, a larger-than-life production of The Magic Flute, Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim’s Christmas Tree Concert, and much more.


Plus: In addition to the Apple TV app, Spectrum, and Verizon Fios, Carnegie Hall+ is now available on DISH and Sling TV.





NeON Arts: Sample U! by Chris Lee



The B-Side invites young people ages 14–22 to apply for its free, beginner-level music industry course. Designed for aspiring artists and future industry leaders alike, this new program introduces young people to the ins and outs of the business side of the industry. Applications are now open through December 16!



Public support for The B-Side is provided by the Speaker of the New York City Council with sponsorship by Council Member Keith Powers.

Additional support for The B-Side is provided by The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation.

 Carnegie Hall exterior shot with Carnegie Hall and USA flags by Chris Lee



Did you know that first responders, veterans, and active-duty members of the US Military can save 30% on all Carnegie Hall presentations? Tickets are available with valid identification at the Box Office.





The Met Orchestra by Chris Lee

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Met Orchestra



There has never been a better time to become a member. Join today to support Carnegie Hall. Members enjoy exclusive benefits, including priority ticket on-sale periods, event invites, discounts, and special offers throughout the year.


School of Thought Showcase by Fadi Kheir

School of Thought Showcase



Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to encourage philanthropy, matching employees’ charitable giving or volunteer hours. Visit our Matching Gifts page to search for your company.




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Photography: Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage by Jeff Goldberg / Esto, Brentano String Quartet by Jürgen Frank, Brooklyn Rider by Shervin Lainez, A Night of Inspiration by Jennifer Taylor, Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage by Jeff Goldberg / Esto, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker by Unitel, NeON Arts: Sample U! by Chris Lee, Carnegie Hall exterior by Chris Lee, The Met Orchestra by Chris Lee, School of Thought Showcase by Fadi Kheir.

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