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PHOTOS: Spring Gala Salutes Concerts in the Parks

Posted May 20, 2015

Celebrating 50 Years of Concerts in the Parks — the New York Philharmonic’s Spring Gala — feted the beloved series with a lively concert of favorites, MLB Hall of Famer Joe Torre narrating Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, and projections of archival videos and photos. Guests arrived for the pre-concert reception on a fabulous "green" carpet, and the post-concert dinner honored Philharmonic Chairman Oscar Schafer and his wife, Didi, for their generosity and dedication in presenting the Concerts in the Parks since 2007.