For more than 100 years, live recordings have been made in Carnegie Hall for release by the biggest artists of the day across every genre of music and entertainment. This brief history of commercial recordings at the Hall tracks several of the highlights from throughout the decades.
Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett perform "The History of Musical Comedy" during their Carnegie Hall concert.
Carnegie Hall's Executive and Artistic Director Clive Gillinson and Archives and Rose Museum Director Gino Francesoni recall Evgeny Kissin's Carnegie Hall debut.
All images courtesy of the Carnegie Hall Archives unless otherwise noted.
Thanks to Bob Banner & Associates for their kind permission to use "The History of Musical Comedy" video clip from "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall."
Carnegie Hall concert introduction and "Act Naturally" from Buck Owens and The Buckaroos' Carnegie Hall concert (c) the Buck Owens Private Foundation. Used by permission.
Leontyne Price at "A Concert of Remembrance: Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy of September 11" by Richard Termine.
Daniil Trifonov at Carnegie Hall by Steve J. Sherman.