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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Wu Tsai Theater, David Geffen Hall

Gustavo Dudamel, the New York Philharmonic’s next Music and Artistic Director, leads the Orchestra in a program that celebrates the past, present, and future of music education. Artist, actor, author, and activist Common; soprano Hera Hyesang Park; and guitarist and former New York Yankees center fielder Bernie Williams take turns in the spotlight. The NY Phil musicians perform several works side-by-side with student musicians from communities across New York City.

For more information or to support the Spring Gala, please contact the Office of Special Events at specialevents@nyphil.org.


6:00 PM Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM Concert
Dinner Follows

Cocktail Attire

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Common, vocals
Hera Hyesang Park, soprano
Bernie Williams, guitar
Student musicians from communities across New York City

Nina Shekhar The Mother Is Standing (New York Premiere—New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the Bravo! Vail Music Festival)
Villa-Lobos Bachianas brasileiras No. 5
Arturo Márquez Danzón No. 8
Bernie Williams / Arr. Jeff Tyzik Moving Forward
Common "The Light" and "Glory"
R. Strauss Der Rosenkavalier Suite

You can also download our RSVP form as a PDF.

Spring Gala Leadership Committee

Spring Gala Co-Chairs

Kristen and Alexander Klabin
James L. and Margo M. Nederlander


GigCapital Global -
     Dr. Raluca Dinu and Dr. Avi Katz
Linda and Mitch Hart

Kristen and Alexander Klabin
Leni and Peter May
Oscar L. Tang and H.M. Agnes Hsu-Tang
Mary and James G. Wallach Foundation


Laura Chang and Arnold Chavkin
Kay and Jackson Tai
Barbara Tober


Dr. Kathryn Beal
Raphael Bejarano
Misook Doolittle
Claudio X. González
The Hite Foundation
Robert F. Hoerle
James L. and Margo M. Nederlander

Joan and Joel I. Picket
Carol and Chuck Schaefer
Didi and Oscar S. Schafer
Sandra and Stanford Warshawsky


Adam and Abbe Aron
Elizabeth Bacot
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Betsy and Ed Cohen / Areté Foundation
The Eagan Family
Sarah Jane and Trevor Gibbons &
   Cynthia and Tom Sculco

Stuart Johnson and Barbara Ehrlich
Golnar Khosrowshahi
Susan and Elihu Rose
Klara and Larry A. Silverstein
Tiger Baron Foundation
Sylvia Tóth and Francesco Fiorito
Claudio and Simona Zampa

As of March 27, 2024