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Named as a National Historic Landmark, Carnegie Hall continues to bring visitors coming in with their charter buses with pop, orchestra, chamber music, recitals and many other entertainment options

The Famous Carnegie Hall

Mar 24, 2014

When visiting New York City on your charter bus, there is one place you should take time to visit - the Carnegie Hall. This is a concert hall located in Midtown Manhattan, designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill, built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for music.

This prestigious venue even has its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments, and each season at the hall, there are at least 250 performances in both classical and popular music. This 3,671 seat venue is separated into three auditoriums, Main Hall, Zankel Hall, and Weill Recital Hall.

History of Carnegie

Named after Andrew Carnegie, this hall was initially built for the Ontario Society of New York and the New York Symphony Society. However, after much passing of hands, the Carnegie Hall is now a National Historic Landmark and owned by the City of New York, while being run by non-profit Carnegie Hall Corporation.

Some of many legendary performers have made appearances at this famous hall such as Judy Garland, Harry Belafonte, Ike & Tina Turner, Nina Simone, Shirley Bassey, James Gang and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and later on popular bands such as The Beatles and the Beach Boys.

The Music and Shows at Carnegie

Many different types of music gets performed here for many coach bus visitors who attend its events, but generally, music performed here are divided into 4 groups:

  • Orchestras
  • Chamber Music & Recitals
  • Pop, World & Jazz
  • New Music & Commissions

The hall have special season highlights every year, and for 2013-2014 season, some of the special events rental bus visitors might want to consider attending are:

  • Vienna: City of Dreams
  • David Lang: 2013–2014 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair
  • Britten 100
  • Brahms Then and Now

For 2014-2015 season, the highlights are:

  • UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa
  • Before Bach
  • Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair: Meredith Monk
  • Perspectives: Joyce DiDonato
  • Perspectives: Anne-Sophie Mutter

To make the best out of your transportation charter trip to New York, for a once in a lifetime experience, catch a show at the Carnegie Hall. Call 1-800-304-1993 or 212-206-0682 to get a quote on your trip and choose a bus of your choice, or you can call to reserve a bus immediately.