Barbara Cook, Bette Midler, James Taylor Celebrate Carnegie Hall's 120th Anniversary April 12

By Adam Hetrick
12 Apr 2011

Bette Midler
Bette Midler
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Tony Award-winning soprano Barbara Cook, Academy Award nominee Bette Midler and acclaimed musician James Taylor celebrate Carnegie Hall's 120th anniversary in a special April 12 gala performance.

Taylor hosts the 7 PM gala concert, which promises performances by Cook (The Music Man, Sondheim on Sondheim), Midler ("For the Boys," "The Rose," The Showgirl Must Go On), Grammy-winning musician Sting, Diane Reeves, actor Steve Martin ("The Jerk," "It's Complicated"), as well as members of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and the Young People's Chorus of New York City.

The evening is set to include "music, spoken word, and archival footage to celebrate 120 years of Carnegie Hall’s legendary history."

Gala concert-only tickets start at $200 and are available in the balcony, dress circle and second tier.



Special gala tickets, which include a 6 PM pre-performance cocktail reception in the Rohatyn Room and an after-party with the performers at the Museum of Modern Art, are also available.

All tickets are tax-deductible. Visit carnegiehall.org