The Leonard Bernstein Circle, formed to celebrate the indelible legacy of the acclaimed composer and former Philharmonic Music Director, comprises generous supporters who share a commitment to help sustain America’s oldest orchestra for generations to come.

The invaluable contributions from Leonard Bernstein Circle members make it possible for the Philharmonic to fulfill our mission of providing exceptional music to New York City and the world through inspiring performances, memorable special events, and impactful education programs.


Benefits

Note: many of these exclusive events are being held virtually during the 2020–21 season.

  • Concertmaster | $25,000

    1. • Invitation to the annual Leonard Bernstein Circle Dinner at the elegant St. Regis Hotel
    2. • Salon evenings and chamber music performances — occasions to meet Philharmonic musicians
    3. • Invitations to pre-concert dinners with Philharmonic musicians
    4. • Invitation to participate on bespoke patron tours when the Philharmonic performs internationally
    5. • Opportunity to co-sponsor a select New York Philharmonic concert, with acknowledgement on the program page of Playbill, two complimentary tickets, and a backstage meet-and-greet with the artists
    6. • All benefits and privileges of the Sustaining Patron level, including Green Room receptions with the artists, behind-the-scenes events, Archives and Orchestra Library tours, VIP seating for Concerts in the Parks, and concierge ticketing service

  • Virtuoso | $50,000

    1. • Benefits and privileges of the Concertmaster level
    2. • Opportunity to underwrite a guest artist or guest conductor, with acknowledgement on the program page of Playbill, four complimentary tickets, and a backstage meet-and-greet with the artists

  • Music Director | $75,000

    1. • Benefits and privileges of the Concertmaster level
    2. • Opportunity to underwrite a performance by the Music Director, with acknowledgement on the program page of Playbill, six complimentary tickets, and a backstage meet-and-greet with the artists

  • Chairman’s Circle | $100,000

    1. • Benefits and privileges of the Concertmaster level
    2. • Opportunity to be the sole underwriter of a New York Philharmonic concert, with acknowledgement on the program page of Playbill, eight complimentary tickets, and a backstage meet-and-greet with the artists



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Contact Us

To learn more or to join the Leonard Bernstein Circle, please contact:

Sam Cole
Director of Leadership Gifts
(212) 875-5983
coles@nyphil.org

Benefits subject to change and availability.