David Geffen Hall, New York City
In 1962, Philharmonic Hall—renamed Avery Fisher Hall in 1973 and later renamed David Geffen Hall in 2015—became one of the first buildings to be completed on the Lincoln Center site and home to one of its first resident organizations, the world-renowned New York Philharmonic, the oldest symphony orchestra in the U.S. Today, David Geffen Hall hosts notable performances by acclaimed orchestras and artists from around the globe, as well as galas, film premieres, graduations, and conferences.Located on the north side of Josie Robertson Plaza facing Lincoln Center’s iconic Revson Fountain, David Geffen Hall’s spacious lobby and promenade feature such eminent artwork as Rodin’s bust of Gustav Mahler and Dimitri Hadzi’s sculpture The Hunt, in addition to wraparound views of the Lincoln Center campus.Plan your visit to David Geffen Hall and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our New York City journey planning tool .
David Geffen Hall Reviews
Beroemde Concertzaal maar er zijn betere zalen in de wereld. Alles rond een concert verloopt soepel als een goed ge-oliede entertainment machine. Dat is ook noodzakelijk gezien de grote aantallen bezo... more »Famous Concert Hall But there are better halls in the world. Everything around a concert runs smoothly as a well-oiled entertainment machine. This is also necessary in view of the large numbers of visitors who are being processed here. Good, but time-consuming security. Reasonable acoustics; Even with a performance of Mahler 6 remains enough space for individual and audible performance of the more than 100 musicians on stage.
Our first time in this space and we were delighted with the sound and atmosphere of the hall. The NY Philharmonic was doing very special series of performances with Yo-Yo Ma and Wu Man, with the world... more »
Elegant, classy, and lavish. The acoustics are fantastic. The music sounds so layered, rich, and evocative. One doesn't need to be tight at the front to hear the music well. The venue itself is almost reason enough to come here. It's so grandiose and wondrous- fitting for a place that so radiantly appreciates music as the high art that it is.
A magical venue with performers to match. The music is a pleasure as well as the area - Lincoln Square is one of the most beautiful places in the city. Will come back soon!
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