Soprano Denise Young to Perform World Premiere of Work by Composer/Pianist Thomas Nickell The Alexander & Buono Foundation is presenting the Twelfth Annual ABC Gala Monday evening, April 1, 2019, at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall (154 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019).
The Gala cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. and the dinner at 9 p.m. The fundraiser, produced in association with the Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University in Sendai, Japan, will benefit winners of The Alexander & Buono Competitions for Piano, Voice, Strings, and Flute. A highlight of the evening’s festivities will include the world premiere of a new work by 20-year old composer/pianist Thomas Nickell, slated to be performed by soprano Denise Young with Mr. Nickell at the piano.
The gala will also feature laureates of previous ABC competitions, including pianists Karen Beluso, Ririko Kanno, Mimi Shoji, Clara Belle Wrolstad, and the Shelest Piano Duo. Tickets for the concert are $250 and are available in person at the Carnegie Hall Box Office at 57th Street and 7th Avenue, by phone through CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 as well as online at: https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2019/04/01/the-twelfth-annual-abc-gala-0700pm. Benefactor Tickets at $750 (cocktail hour, concert, and gala dinner), Sponsor Tickets at $500 (cocktail hour and concert), and Patron Tickets at $250 (concert only) are available online at abcgala.com.