Chelsea Music Festival Festival Opening Night Gala: Air on a New York Skyline

Chelsea Music Festival

Festival Opening Night Gala: Air on a New York Skyline

JUNE 6, FRIDAY

7:30pm

Canoe Studios, 601 West 26th St., 14th Floor | $68 | Curated Gala Reception

Featuring works by Villa-­Lobos, C.P.E. Bach, Augusta Read Thomas, Richard Strauss, and the World Premiere of a 2014 Chelsea Music Festival commission by Alexandre Lunsqui. The post­-concert gala reception, “Bavaria, Brazil and Bratwurst,” is curated by 2012 and 2013 Culinary Artists-­in-­Residence Chef Lance Nitahara and Chef Sonar Saikia, respectively.

Performers include: Nana Shi, Amanda Hardy, Lisa Lee, Derek Mosloff, Angela Lee, Melinda Lee Masur, Helen Huang, Gustav Frielinghaus, Abigail Karr, Alex Shiozaki, Lena Wirth, Chloe Fedor, Lena Eckels, Robert Meyer, Hamilton Berry, Luke Stence, Fanny Clamagirand, Hwayoon Lee, Yves Sandoz

Sponsored by BMW, the Official Vehicle of the 2014 Chelsea Music Festival