Serendipity 3 to Pay Homage to Carnegie Hall with 125th Anniversary Treat
Legendary restaurant, Serendipity 3, pays homage to Carnegie Hall on their 125th Anniversary by creating a spectacular sundae to honor this milestone event. Violinist Gil Shaham and members of the National Youth Orchestra of the USA will be on hand for the unveiling of the Carnegie Hall 125th Anniversary Sundae on Tuesday, October 6th at 10:30 AM at 225 East 60th Street.
The sundae will include a giant bow-tied birthday goblet filled with three scoops of Serendipity vanilla ice cream overflowing with hot fudge, caramel sauce and sprinkled with sea salt, all topped with a crescendo of whipped cream, magical candy musical notes, a solid milk chocolate violin and a birthday candle. Happy Birthday, Carnegie Hall!
Carnegie Hall opens its 2015-16 125th anniversary season on Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m. with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, performing the world premiere of Vivo by Magnus Lindberg, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2, and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Evgeny Kissin.
Season highlights include violinist Gil Shaham returning to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Tuesday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. playing Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 with The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. In addition, Mr. Shaham offers a modern-day vision of Bach's always-daunting to perform complete Solo Violin Sonatas and Partitas, pairing them with original films by artist David Michalek, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project on Sunday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall. The concert, titled Bach Six Solos, receives its New York premiere with this performance.