David Geffen Hall

Concert Hall, Performing Arts, Auditorium
10 Lincoln Center Plz (at W 65th St)
New York, NY 10023
(212) 875-5656


  • Designed by Max Abramovitz, the hall opened in 1962 as Philharmonic Hall, as the new home concert venue of the New York Philharmonic, after the orchestra moved from Carnegie Hall.
  • Avery Fisher Hall is located at the northern end of the Lincoln Center Plaza. Amazing acoustics. Catch the NY Philharmonic or another live performance w/killer acoustics.
  • Experience the New York Philharmonic.
  • Yesterday, I was here to deliver the Commencement address for the New York Law School Class of 2013: http://bit.ly/12LZrJR
  • If you like classical music, you must experience a NY Philharmonic concert at Avery Fisher Hall!
  • From the Archives: On September 18, 1973, Philharmonic Hall was renamed Avery Fisher Hall in honor of a generous donation made by Avery Fisher.
  • Students have a great discount to same day tickets. Show your ID and you are all set - $ 13.50 plus Facility Fee "Student Rush"
  • Home of America's oldest orchestra by nearly 40 yrs. Philharmonic's 1st concert was in 1842. Perform about 180 concerts per yr. Simon & Garfunkel recorded live album here in 1967. More info in blog.
  • I urge you not to drink anything up to two hours before a concert. Restroom lines at intermission are incredible.
  • Introduce kids to symphonic music at the Young Peoples Concerts (ages 6 to 12). Arrive early for Kidzone Live! where kids can try instruments and play musical games.Powered by ParentsConnect.com
  • It is beautiful day and our faces are shining.
  • Don't clap between movements!
  • Go to le pain quotidien across the street for a good cheap eat before the show
  • The pre-concert talk is definitely worth it.
  • Walk beyond the box office area (either side) to enter at the ticket taker for immediate access to the elevators
  • Experience it! The NY Philharmonic!
  • SUMMER 2012: The Kravis Prize Concert: Yo-Yo Ma Plays Dutilleux (JUNE 26) -- The inaugural honoree of the Marie-Jose Kravis Prize for New Music is French composer Henri Dutilleux.
  • Use your student ID to get inexpensive tickets.
  • Stop walking in late with your high heels!
  • Leave your cameras at home, or leave them at coat-check for $1.

Nearby places

44 W 63rd St (at Columbus Ave)
70 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn Columbus & 10th Ave)
1900 Broadway (at W 63rd St)