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Please Join Us! Alan Gilbert, Joe Torre, Oscar and Didi Schafer

New York Philharmonic Spring Gala
Celebrating the
50th Anniversary of the Concerts in the Parks

and honoring
Didi and Oscar Schafer

For their generosity and dedication, which make this iconic summer experience possible

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Gala Co-Chairmen
Marijke and Lodewijk de Vink      Leni and Peter W. May

Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Joe Torre, Narrator

Program to include:

  • Schuman Philharmonic Fanfare
  • Tchaikovsky Finale from Symphony No. 5
  • Beethoven Andante molto moto: Scene by the Brook from Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
  • Copland Lincoln Portrait (narrated by Mr. Torre)
  • Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

The gala will raise funds to support the future of the Concerts in the Parks.

Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center

Pre-Concert Reception 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Concert 7:30 p.m.
Dinner follows on the Grand Promenade

Gentlemen: Business Attire
Women: Cocktail Attire

To purchase a table or order tickets to the Gala, download and fill out this form and e-mail to Special Events at or fax to (212) 875-5929.

or mail to:
New York Philharmonic
Avery Fisher Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

The Gala is presented by
BNY Mellon

Photo of Alan Gilbert and Oscar and Didi Schafer by Chris Lee. Photo of Joe Torre Courtesy of Major League Baseball

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