Open House Weekend Co-presented by Lincoln Center and the New York Philharmonic


October 29, 2022 - October 30, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 pm


David Geffen Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY

Time: Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 10:00 am–11:00 pm & Sunday, October 30, 2022 from 10:00 am–6:00 pm

Tickets: The Open House Weekend is FREE and first-come, first-served. We welcome you to stay all day or stop by throughout the day. No tickets are necessary, however, if you need specific accommodations, please email Kerry Candeloro <>.

The complete schedule of events can be found on our website.

We are offering ASL-interpreted performances and live captions throughout the day and have an interpreter available for individual guests as needed. Accommodations such as visual guides, accessible routes, assistive listening devices, tactile maps, captioning, American Sign Language interpretation, and Chill Out spaces will be available throughout the weekend.

To celebrate the grand reopening, we are having an Open House on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30. With live performances by artists and ensembles across genres, this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience New York’s newest concert hall – completely for free!

October 29 from 10:00 am–11:00 pm
Explore schedule

Join us as world-class artists take over the new David Geffen Hall, turning every corner into a stage. With live performances by artists and ensembles across genres, this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience New York’s newest concert hall.

ARTISTS: Nina Chanel Abney • BANDALOOP • BombaYo • Justin Vivian Bond • Dee Dee Bridgewater • Bronx Arts Ensemble • Brooklyn Youth Chorus • Choir! Choir! Choir! with special guest Kermit the Frog (ft. Rootstock Republic) • Dayramir Gonzalez Quartet • Anna Handler • Isidore String Quartet • Members of Juilliard415 • The Juilliard Orchestra • Jennifer Koh • Juana Luna • Anthony McGill • Members of the New York Philharmonic • Brian Stokes Mitchell • DJ Rekha • David Robertson • Jacolby Satterwhite • Time for Three • thingNY • Imani Uzuri and Ensemble • Sō Percussion • Bora Yoon and R. Luke DuBois

October 30 from 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Explore schedule

Recommended for kids and families

Explore the tricks and treats that the world of live performance can offer! Craft your own Halloween story, learn new dance moves, meet amazing puppets, and experience the magic of live music. Kids and families are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes!

ARTISTS: James Lovell and the Afri-Garifuna Music Ambassadors • Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance • BANDALOOP • Trina Basu and Arun Ramamurthy with Dan Kurfirst • Emphasis Entertainment • Bill Gordh • Ji Su Jung (2022 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient) • NY Phil’s Very Young Composers with Members of Hotel Elefant • Members of the New York Philharmonic • Students from Talent Unlimited High School and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art • Hamid Rahmanian • Soul Science Lab • Grand Wizzard Theodore and DJ Perly • Basil Twist • Costume Corner • Dance Classes • Instrument Tryout • Storytelling Workshop • Visual Art Workshop • Puppetry

If you have any questions about the Open House Weekend, please contact Guest Experience at 212-875-5456or

The Open House is open to all. There will be multiple performances and workshops happening at the same time throughout the building so people can choose their own experiences.