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Chamber Music Society Opening Night Gala

A performance by the Chamber Music Society.

On September 19, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS)hosted its Opening Night Celebration, American Explorations devoted to the spirit of travel and adventure, to kick off the 2007-2008 season. The celebration took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center and included a gala dinner and awards ceremony; the first concert of the season; and a post-concert reception. Opening night honored C. Robinson Henrikson, chairman of the Board, president and CEO of MetLife; Philip K. Howard, founder and chair of Common Good; and Robert White, tenor. The evening raised over $1,000,000 for the Chamber Music Society.

Attendees included: Marilyn Horne, Daniel and Joanna Rose, Elihu and Susan Rose, Charles and Susan Wadsworth, artistic directors David Finckel and Wu Han, Norma Hurlburt, Peter Frelinghuysen, Harry and Barbara Kamen, Carol and Rich Miller, Jim and Melissa O'Shaughnessy, Annette Rickel, Herb and Judith Schlosser, Lise Scott and Ron Daniel, Bob and Barbara Erskine, Christina Lang Assael, Andrea de Vogel, Alexis Gregory, Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz, Joan Tower Lillian Vernon, Mary Libby, Lou Miano, Howard and Mary Phipps, Don and Marnie Pillsbury, Ira Rennert, Horace Havemeyer, Maisie and Jamie Houghton, Philip Howard, Shelly and George Lazarus.

Honorees Robert White, Philip Howard, and Robert Henrikson.

CMS artistic director David Finckel.

Peter Frelinghuysen, Wu Han, Joan Tower.

Christina Lang Assael, Norma Hurlburt.

Howard and Mary Phipps.

 Daniel and Joanna Rose.

 Lowell Liebermann, Susan Rose.

Marilyn Horne and friend.

Harry and Barbara Kamen.

 Don and Marnie Pillsbury, Jim Ziron.

Bob and Barbara Erskine.

 Stuart and Karen Bevan, Carol and
Rich Miller.

Andrea de Vogel.

Kevin and Laura Donahue.

David Hochberg, Rachel Sherman.

Dr. Annette Rickel, Victor Rubino.

Carolina Yunis.

Photos: Manhattan by Greg Partanio
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