Press Release

May 17, 2022

*POST EVENT MEDIA ALERT* Lincoln Center Celebrated the Resilience, Creativity, and Artistic Strength of NYC at Spring Gala

Lincoln Center News

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Lincoln Center Celebrated the Resilience, Creativity,

and Artistic Strength of NYC at Spring Gala

 

Featuring performances by Patti LaBelle, Chris Jackson,

and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City

 

Evening Raised Over $4 Million for

Lincoln Center’s Free Outdoor Programming & Civic Activations

 

WHO:Gala chairs: Frank A. Bennack, Jr. and Steven R. Swartz, Hearst

Martín Escobari and Alex Crisses, General Atlantic

 

Notable attendees: Henry Timms (Lincoln Center), Shanta Thake (Lincoln Center) Damien Dwin (Lafayette Square), Ethan Silverstein (Cushman & Wakefield), Alice and Tom Tisch, Frank Fumai (Deloitte), Richard M. Jeanneret (EY), Keith Banks (BoA), Blair Effron, Jim Herbert (First Republic), Jonelle Procope (Apollo Theater), Laurie Tisch (Tisch Illumination Fund), Audrey Gruss, Anna Nikolayevsky (Axel Capital), Tony Tamer (H.I.G. Capital), Mahogany L. Browne (LCPA Poet in Residence) Hope Boykin, Lauren Lovette

 

Performers: Patti Labelle, Chris Jackson, Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Slavic Soul Party

 

WHAT: Lincoln Center’s Spring Gala celebrated New York City’s comeback and honored the resilience, creativity, and artistic strength of New Yorkers. The evening started with cocktails and dinner at Alice Tully Hall, followed by performances in the Starr Theater by Patti LaBelle, Chris Jackson, and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.  Lincoln Center was thrilled to bring together members of the community with healthcare workers, community partners, and friends and family who made it possible for New York City to thrive throughout the pandemic.

 

The event raised over $4 million, which will power Lincoln Center’s 2022 free outdoor summer programming, as well as civic and community engagement initiatives in the year ahead.

 

WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2022

 

WHERE: Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

 

IMAGES: https://dam.gettyimages.com/assignments/lincoln-center-spring-gala

 

PRESS CONTACT: Rosie Marinelli (rmarinelli@lincolncenter.org)

 

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