The Isaac Stern Auditorium is the largest hall at Carnegie Hall, seating 2,804. It was dedicated in 1996 and has been the premier classical music performance space in the United States since its opening in 1891, showcasing the world's greatest soloists, conductors, and ensembles. The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Recital Hall is located on the third floor of Carnegie Hall. It is an intimate auditorium ideal for recitals, chamber music concerts, symposia, discussions, master classes, and more. Seating is 268. The new Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall will open in September 2003 as the site of a broad spectrum of performing and educational events. Its construction is now underway to create a versatile auditorium seating approximately 650 people.