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A Carnegie Hall Love Story

Judy Francis Zankel has had a unique history with Carnegie Hall. She made her “Carnegie Hall debut” by walking across the stage of the main hall to receive her diploma from the High School of Music and Art. She attended one of the famed Bob Dylan concerts in the 1960s, which occurred on that same stage.

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From the Desk of Neil Westreich

A letter from Patrons Council and Isaac Stern Society member Neil Westreich on the merits of leaving a legacy at the Hall.

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Legacy Gift Delivers Encore of Support

Steve and Connie Delehanty were devoted fans of Carnegie Hall before they met, and it has played a special role in their relationship ever since. Now, they are creating a legacy that will help preserve the Hall for future generations to enjoy.

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A Piano Duet

On the chilly winter evening of Friday, January 21, 1966, Elizabeth Carr and Richard Casper made their respective ways to Carnegie Hall for a recital.

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And the Music Keeps Playing On and On

“Every time I step foot in Carnegie Hall, I feel like it’s my second home,” says Mrs. Patty Allen, a treasured member of the Isaac Stern Society, devoted Carnegie Hall Patron, and wife of the late composer Robert Allen. Chances are, you’ve already begun listening to Robert’s classic song “Home for the Holidays” to ring in this holiday season. His other iconic songs—“Moments to Remember,” “It’s Not for Me to Say,” and, of course, “Chances Are”—still remain staples of popular culture.

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