Patti LaBelle performs onstage during the Lincoln Center Spring Gala on May 16, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Lincoln Center)

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