Carnegie's New Zankel Hall
Clark, Robert S., The Hudson Review
PERHAPS THE MOST VIVID IMPRESSION you receive when you get down (yes, down-more about that shortly) to the lobby levels of Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall's new sister stage in New York, is warmth. The walls are finished in a finely polished cream-colored translucent artisan plaster and glow almost as if they were backlit. The impression continues as you enter the auditorium: the seats and walls are fashioned from American sycamore, and the slotted railings too, lending the interior an open, almost weightless air. The comfortable seats are upholstered with a dark green mohair that enhances the feeling of informality-an important attribute in a space that was designed to appeal …
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Publication information: Article title: Carnegie's New Zankel Hall. Contributors: Clark, Robert S. - Author. Journal title: The Hudson Review. Volume: 56. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 2004. Page number: 692+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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