The Young New Yorkers (YNY) are a dynamic group of young professionals who gather for engaging events with Philharmonic musicians and vital artists. They play an important role in the life of the Orchestra and are critical to the future of New York’s orchestra.

We thank YNY members with benefits that range from complimentary concert tickets and exclusive evenings with artists and musicologists to private receptions with Philharmonic musicians.

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Benefits

Note: membership events for the 2022–23 season are subject to change and availability. Stay up to date on our membership events page.

  • YNY Bronze | $500 ($170 non tax-deductible)

      Ticketing
    1. • Complimentary ticket offers throughout the season and access to private presales (subject to availability)
    2. • Discounts on YNY Benefit tickets for you and a guest

      Special Events
    1. • Invitations to YNY Bronze events, including cocktail parties, chamber and orchestral performances, and collaborations with New York cultural institutions
    2. • Complimentary tickets to an Overture/Encore, a concert and pre-concert/post-concert cocktail reception with the artists
    3. • Access to the Ackman Family Patron Lounge at Young New Yorkers events
    4. • 6 passes and access to VIP seating at Donor Rehearsals
    5. • Invitations to From Page to Stage, a lecture series led by our Artistic Planning team

      Extra Perks
    1. • Discounts at participating local businesses


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  • YNY Silver | $1,000 ($370 non tax-deductible)

    All of the above benefits plus:


      Special Events
    1. • Invitations to YNY Silver and Bronze events, including an invitation for two to explore the Orchestra’s history in the Philharmonic Archives
    2. • Complimentary tickets to two Overtures/Encores, concerts and pre-concert/post-concert cocktail receptions with artists
    3. • An invitation to Music with a View, a chamber music performance and reception in the Sidewalk Studio
    4. • Two VIP lawn seats in Central Park for the iconic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer
    5. • 10 passes and access to VIP seating at Donor Rehearsals


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  • YNY Gold | $2,000 ($680 non tax-deductible)

    All of the above benefits plus:

      Ticketing
    1. • Access to the best seats in the house, sold-out events, subscriptions, and last-minute ticket requests and exchanges through the Patron Desk, our ticketing concierge service
    2. • Waived service fees on all ticket orders

      Special Events
    1. • Invitations to YNY Gold, Silver, and Bronze events
    2. • Complimentary pair of tickets to a performance in The Art of the Score, where movie scores are brought to life by the Philharmonic
    3. • An invitation for two to a tour of the new David Geffen Hall
    4. • Invitations to Patron events, including pre-concert and post-concert Overture and Encore receptions with guest artists and conductors, as well invitations to all Music with a View performances

      Extra Perks
    1. • Exclusive networking opportunities with Philharmonic musicians and senior and artistic staff
    2. • Acknowledgment in the Annual Report
    3. • Unlimited access to the Ackman Family Patron Lounge


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  • YNY Platinum | $5,000 ($974 non tax-deductible)

    All of the above benefits plus:

      Ticketing
    1. • Curated ticketing assistance by Philharmonic experts who tailor season tickets to your musical tastes

      Special Events
    1. • All access pass to YNY events, including an invitation for two to a Leonard Bernstein Circle Salon, an exclusive chamber music performance in a special venue or private home
    2. • An invitation for two to a concert and pre-concert dinner with Philharmonic musicians
    3. • Two additional VIP lawn seats (total of four) in Central Park for the iconic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer

      Extra Perks
    1. • Acknowledgment in Playbill


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Benefits subject to change and availability.

Young New Yorkers Member Events


Young New Yorkers Overture: Thursday, October 20 | 5:30pm
Sound of Home
This pre-concert Overture reception is the perfect aperitif for Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and a celebration to welcome our Young New Yorkers back to the new David Geffen Hall

Young New Yorkers Overture: Saturday, November 19 | 6pm
Of Earth, Sea, and Sky
Join us for a pre-concert Overture reception before piano superstar Daniil Trifonov joins forces with Sergei Babayan, in Bartók’s rarely-performed Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion

Young New Yorkers Encore: Friday, January 13th | Post-Concert
Rouvali Conducts The Right of Spring
Top off the concert that includes Stravinsky’s revolutionary Le Sacre du printemps and Prokofiev’s virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 1 showcasing Nemanja Radulović by raising a glass with fellow Young New Yorkers at this post-concert Encore reception

Young New Yorkers Encore: Thursday, March 30 | Post-Concert
Mälkki Conducts Stravinsky and Lara
Join your fellow Young New Yorkers for drinks and hors d’oeuvres at a post-concert Encore reception after enjoying Stravinsky’s highly colorful Petrushka and Felipe Lara’s Double Concerto, featuring flutist Claire Chase and jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding

Young New Yorkers Benefits


Our Young New Yorkers Benefits are an excellent way to make a difference and support the NY Phil, while enjoying a memorable evening filled with beautiful music, great company, a reception, dinner, and dancing! Below please find our Young New Yorkers Fall and Summer Benefit dates. Further information will be shared in advance of each Benefit. For more information, please contact Hillary Beson, Associate Director of Special Events at besonh@nyphil.org or (212) 875-5760.


Young New Yorkers Fall Benefit: Wednesday, December 7 │ 7:30pm

Young New Yorkers Summer Benefit: Wednesday, May 17 │ 7:30pm


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact:

Young New Yorkers
(212) 870-8825
yny@nyphil.org