Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Wu Tsai Theater, David Geffen Hall

Welcome a year of victory, honor, and abundance. Join us to honor philanthropist, business entrepreneur, and NY Phil Board Member Misook Doolittle in a celebration of cultural heritage, new beginnings, and music’s capacity to transcend borders.

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

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

Attire: Heritage Formal or Black-Tie

Long Yu, conductor
Clara-Jumi Kang, violin
Clayton Stephenson, piano
Serena Wang, piano

Elliot Leung Lunar Overture (World Premiere)
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Zhou Tian Selections from Transcend
Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals

Leadership Committee

Presenting Sponsor

Honorary Gala Chairs

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice R. Greenberg

Gala Co-Chairs

Angela Chen
Misook Doolittle
Oscar L. Tang and H.M. Agnes Hsu-Tang
Ling Tian and Diana Wang


Kay and Jackson Tai


Elizabeth Bacot
Margo M. and James L. Nederlander
Tiger Baron Foundation

as of November 17, 2023
Gala & Concert

Lunar New Year Gala

A cocktail reception, prime concert seating, and a festive dinner await!

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Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the NY Phil and stellar guest artists.

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