Every few years, Avery Fisher Hall’s board remembers the place is really an ugly failure and stirs itself into inaction.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies this week to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress on monetary policy and the U.S. economic outlook.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts agreed to add additional wheelchair seating at Avery Fisher Hall in Manhattan, after the Justice Department said it’s in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Itzhak Perlman said he enjoys performing at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall, and it might not be a good idea to tweak the acoustics of the home of the New York Philharmonic.
Across from me at lunch is Agnes Varis , the only chemist I know. Between us sits one of the few women conductors I know: Eve Queler .
Our weekend picks are:
Edie Falco plays a star-struck woman who’s not as amiable as she seems in Eric Mendelsohn’s “3 Backyards.”
Dirty Projectors plays Carnegie Hall tonight.
Indie folk band Bon Iver rocks out Radio City Music Hall this weekend.
"We have to stop. I just pulled that note out of the blue."
- Avery Fisher Hall on May 10, 2013
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