Spring is in the Air Gala 2019
The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019 Gala event – Spring is in the Air – takes place on Wednesday 1 May, returning to the elegant setting of Whitehall’s Banqueting House.
On arrival, guests will enjoy a delightful Champagne Taittinger reception in the vaulted Undercroft before making their way to the Main Hall, with its adorned Rubens’ ceiling and spectacular Italianate architecture.
In 2019, we want you to stand with us as we show and share with the world our rare and special passion for the timeless art of orchestral music through our vital Player Appeal. We are asking you to Be Instrumental in our future and in our ability to continue doing all that you know us for.
The 2019 Gala sees the Orchestra’s Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor, Vladimir Jurowski, conduct a spectacular performance by the LPO with special guest artists violinist Nicola Benedetti and soprano Miah Persson.
In addition to these extraordinary performances, we will be holding an exclusive silent auction aiming to build on the incredible £200,000 raised at last year’s event.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra is grateful to the following individuals and organisations in particular for their support of the 2018 Sharing the Wonder Gala:
Our Events Committee - Catherine Høgel (Chair), Victoria Robey OBE, Natasha Tsukanova, Florence Gomez, Trevor Pickett
Belmond, Lord Dalmeny, Dior, Miloš Karadaglić, The Peninsula Paris, Sotheby’s, Zenaida Yanowsky
Abbey Road Studios, Ageas, Aston Martin, Bonhams, David and Patricia Buck, Ray Chen, Classic FM, Jonathan Davies, D&D, Debrett’s, Tatty Devine, Julia Donaldson, Stephen Einhorn, Thomas Eisner, English National Ballet, English National Opera, The Ginger Pig, City of London Guildhall, JTI, jumblebee, Kmossed, Jamie and Julia Korner, Lindt & Sprüngli, Geoff Mann, Anne McAneney, Alice Munday, Gareth Newman, Sir Bernard Rix, The Shire, Tarisio, Caroline Tate, Andrew and Ro Tusa, Vauxhall One, Virgin Atlantic, Thomas Watmough, Wigmore Hall, Elizabeth Wiklander, Wiltons