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WQXR’s Inaugural Spring Fundraiser

Tuesday June 7 2022 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm ET
In-person event


Join us in celebrating New York’s classical radio station, WQXR, and honor Bob Sherman, longtime host of the The Listening RoomYoung Artists Showcase–which celebrates its 44th anniversary this year!–among many others. Bob has had a tremendous influence on generations of artists and hosts. We’re delighted to honor Bob’s legacy with a star-studded performance, featuring performances by pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Joshua BellThe Emerson String Quartet, violinist Chee-Yun Kim, pianist Charlie Albright, violinist Ani Kavafian, and pianist Ursula Oppens.

This special evening is a benefit concert specifically supporting WQXR. All $500 ticket sales help us raise critical funds to keep classical music thriving on our airwaves, and support our efforts to sustain New York’s vibrant cultural community.

To learn more about how WQXR is using its unique megaphone to support the future of classical music, click here to discover WQXR’s Artist Propulsion Lab, our program specifically designed to advance the careers of early and mid-career classical artists.

If you would like to make a contribution in lieu of attendance, please visit our pledge page here: nypublicradio.org/benefit 

Event Details

This event is serving as WQXR's inaugural fundraising event. The price of each ticket will support the ongoing operations of WQXR/New York Public Radio. 

3 hours
The Greene Space
44 Charlton St
New York , NY 10014 United States
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