Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents A Musical Evening With Alessio Bax And Lucille Chung
On April 12, Kaufman Music Center presented A Musical Evening with Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, with all proceeds benefiting student scholarships at Special Music School, a groundbreaking public school for musically gifted children offering musical training, during the regular school day.
Bax and Chung are both renowned pianists who have performed with orchestras worldwide; they frequently collaborate on four-hand repertoire at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and elsewhere. The event was hosted by Lawrence and Christina Wee.
All photos by Christos Katsiaouni.
Makoto Fujimura is director of Fuller’s Brehm Center and an international artist and advocate for the arts, and his artwork was on display at the event. Kate Shin is founder and owner of Waterfall Mansion and Gallery on the Upper East Side, which loaned several pieces of Fujimura’s artwork for this event.
Cathy White O’Rourke is President of Kaufman Music Center’s Board of Trustees (left) and Rosalind Devon is Chairman of Kaufman Music Center’s Board of Trustees (right), pictured with Lydia Kontos.
David Huntington is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and chairman of Row New York. Nell Manning is a psychologist in New York City.
Lawrence Wee is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Lydia Kontos is Executive Director of Kaufman Music Center. Pictured with host Christina Wee.
Tracy Beckerman writes a humor column carried weekly by over 400 newspapers called “Lost in Suburbia,” and Joel Beckerman is the Founder of Man Made Music and an award-winning composer and producer.
Eric Wallar is Treasurer at Trinity Wall Street and Marjorie Penrod is Managing Director at JP Morgan Chase.
Olga Nekrasova works in Enterprise Risk Sales at Bloomberg LP, pictured with host Christina Wee
Italian pianist Alessio Bax recently launched Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s 2017-18 season in company with his wife and fellow pianist, Lucille Chung, who made her debut at the age of ten with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.