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Question 1: The hall was renamed for Avery Fisher, a member of the Philharmonic board of directors, following his US $10.5 million donation to the orchestra in ________.

Question 2: [1] BBN engineers told ________ that the hall would sound different from how they had intended it to, but they could not predict what the changes would do.
ManhattanUpper West SideNew York CityLincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Question 3: Avery Fisher Hall is a concert hall in New York City, and is part of the ________ complex.
Fordham UniversityManhattanLincoln Center for the Performing ArtsUpper West Side

Question 4: During the tenure of Kurt Masur with the ________, several …
Leonard BernsteinNew York PhilharmonicLeopold StokowskiArturo Toscanini

Question 5: Designed by Max Abramovitz, the hall opened in 1962 as Philharmonic Hall, as the new home concert venue of the New York Philharmonic, after the orchestra moved from ________.
Leopold StokowskiNew York PhilharmonicCarnegie HallCentral Park

Question 6: (They had formerly been televised from Carnegie Hall.) The program concentrated on concert hall acoustics, and, like the opening night concert, was shown over the ________ television network.
American Broadcasting CompanyCBSThe CW Television NetworkNBC

Question 7: ________ initially agreed with the recommendation, and BBN provided a series of design specifications and recommendations.
ManhattanLincoln Center for the Performing ArtsNew York CityUpper West Side

Question 8: The concert, featuring Leonard Bernstein, the New York Philharmonic, and a host of operatic stars such as Eileen Farrell and Robert Merrill, was televised live on ________.
NBCThe CW Television NetworkCBSAmerican Broadcasting Company

Question 9: It is the home of the ________, with a capacity of 2,738 seats.
Arturo ToscaniniLeopold StokowskiNew York PhilharmonicLeonard Bernstein


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