Young People’s Chorus of NYC
30th Anniversary Gala Celebration Concert and Dinner
Monday, March 5, 2018
A Gala Evening at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Benefiting the 1,700 children of the award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City®
Monday, March 5, 2018
Concert 7:00 pm at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall
Broadway at 60th Street
Dinner immediately following at the Mandarin Oriental
80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street
Get ready! The Young People’s Chorus of New York City and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez are about to hit the Jazz at Lincoln Center stage with a non-stop musical extravaganza, in a spectacular celebration of the renowned chorus’s 30th anniversary. Together with their special guest artists – the renowned baritone Lester Lynch Broadway’s Tony Award-winning, powerhouse songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty; Jenn Colella, just nominated for a Tony for Come From Away, and Jordan Donica, to be featured in Lincoln Center Theater’s new production of My Fair Lady – more than 400 YPC choristers will fill the stage and boxes above with show-stopping production numbers, complete with dazzling choreography by Jacquelyn Bird, in a program that chronicles their astonishing history and imagines the stunning successes to come.
SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS
LYNN AHRENS AND STEPHEN FLAHERTY
This Tony-award winning songwriting team is currently represented on Broadway by two hit shows—Anastasia, and the revival of Once on This Island.
Lynch has established himself among today’s most important dramatic baritones on the opera and concert stages throughout Europe and in the U.S. and on his Pentatone label recordings.
Colella is a Tony Award nominee for her role as Capt. Beverley Bass in Broadway’s Come From Away, a role that also garnered her a Drama Desk Award for outstanding featured actress in a musical.
Donica has performed on Broadway in The Phantom of the Opera and will be featured in the upcoming Bart Sher-helmed production of My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center Theater.
2018 GALA HONOREES
LEAD CORPORATE HONOREE
Chief Human Resources Officer
Korin Japanese Trading Company
Founder and President
YPC GALA 2018 LEAD CORPORATE SPONSOR
YPC GALA 2018 CORPORATE SPONSOR
YPC GALA 2018 KEY CORPORATE SUPPORTERS
YPC GALA CORPORATE VICE CHAIRS
Candlewood Investment Group
Eric Soderlund and John Barrett
Corre Partners Mgmt LLC
Echo Street Capital
Jamie Hobbeheydar and Paul Singer
Elliott Mgmt Corporation
Lakewood Capital Mgmt
Metacapital Mgmt, LP