Since the building opened in 1930, Kaufmann Concert Hall has been home to thousands of performances, readings and lectures. Long heralded as a place to experiment and debut new ideas, Kaufmann Concert Hall enables performers and patrons to explore new horizons.
The classically styled interior allows the theater to operate as a multipurpose venue. Original walnut paneling serves as a lush canvas for the gold-etched names of great leaders, writers and philosophers. The hall's excellent acoustics are admired for live musical performances, while its theatrical attributes make it a superb venue for lectures, readings, conferences and spoken word performances.
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Total Capacity: 904*
* Not included are 12 freestanding chairs which can be removed for
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Kaufmann Concert Hall is available for performances Monday through Sunday, matinees and evenings. For rental inquiries, please call 212.415.5782 or Click Here.
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The sound system upgrade in Kaufmann Concert Hall is made possible by the generous support of Governor George E. Pataki and the Empire State Development Corportation. 92nd Street Y also thanks Saul B. Hamond for additional support.