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Some of the music world’s biggest stars gathered in New York to wish happy 125th birthday to an iconic venue.
125 years to the day since Carnegie Hall first opened its doors in 1891, a galaxy of music stars got together for an all-star gala benefit concert. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
The superstar singer took to the Carnegie Hall stage to sing Richard Strauss's deeply moving 'Morgen' and Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
Singer-songwriter James Taylor sang The Beatles' 'Here Comes the Sun' accompanied on cello by none other than Yo-Yo Ma. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
World-famous violinist Itzhak Perlman performed at the Carnegie Hall 125th Anniversary Gala on 5 May 2016 in New York City. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
Actor Richard Gere pays tribute to some of the huge names that have appeared at Carnegie Hall. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
Richard Gere was the host of the 125th Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
One of Carnegie Hall's most famous former performers was honoured during the 125th Birthday Gala. Singer Michael Feinstein sang and played Gershwin's 'Strike Up the Band'.
Richard Gere has got his hands on a cello. Legendary opera star Marilyn Horne has got her hands on Itzhak Perlman. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
The mezzo-soprano gave a lusty performance of the Habeñera from Bizet's 'Carmen.' Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
Mezzo meets crooner in a joyful moment from the Carnegie Hall 125th anniversary gala concert. Photo: Steven Henry/Getty
All the performers came onto Carnegie Hall's stage for the encore of 'The Joint is Really Jumpin' in Carnegie Hall,' made famous by Judy Garland. Is that Lang Lang turning the music for Emanuel Ax? Photo: Steven Henry/Getty