Photo Gallery

View photo recaps of events at Lisner Auditorium featuring music icons, legendary performances and premier cultural experiences.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Lisner Auditorium for Constitution Day

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke at Lisner Auditorium Friday for a Constitution Day celebration.

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Youssou N'Dour - September 14, 2014

Youssou N’Dour, the Senegalese music legend whose career spans some thirty-seven years, is credited for helping develop Senegal’s mbalax music style.

Hillary Rodham Clinton


Hillary Rodham Clinton, discussing choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State, and how these experiences drive her view of the future.

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Ben Folds Solo Performance, April 28, 2014

Following the release of Ben Folds Five's first official live album in June and a host of feature orchestral shows, Ben Folds takes the stage for a solo performance.


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Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits with Krar Collective Performance, January 16, 2014

Zimbabwean guitar superstar Oliver Mtukudzi & The Black Spirits performed with opening act Krar Collective on January 16 for the first show of 2014.

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Elvis Costello Performance, November 22, 2013

Following the release of the collaborative LP 'Wise Up Ghost' with The Roots, Elvis Costello joined us November 22, for an intimate 1-man show on the first major set of headlining solo east coast d

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Jil Aigrot Performance, November 3, 2013

The voice behind Oscar-winning film “La Vie En Rose” paid tribute to France’s greatest singer Edith Piaf on November 3.

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Solange Performance, November 2, 2013

Solange brought her dynamic voice and R&B, 80's pop & hip-house beat sound to Lisner November 2.

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Tango Fire Performance, October 26, 2013

Buenos Aires’ hottest company heated up our stage with their forbidden dance moves on October 26.

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The Idan Raichel Project Performance, October 22, 2013

The Idan Raichel Project, the group noted for changing the face of Israeli popular music, joined us for a dance filled evening on October 22.

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Elizabeth Smart Discussion, Oct. 10

Elizabeth Smart read from her inspiring memoir of abduction, rescue and hope in the first installment of The News


Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club Performance, Oct. 8, 2013

Grammy award-winning Latin legends returned to the US for the first time in 15 years and made an appearance at Lisner Auditorium on Oct 8.

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The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus Performance, Sept. 30

The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus joined us on September 30th and shared the Army’s story with marches, orchestral classics, new songs, vocal arrangements and much more.