Avery Fisher Hall

David Geffen, philanthropist and entertainment mogul, received the UCLA Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the university, during the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAs Hippocratic Oath Ceremony on May 30, 2014 at Westwood, California.  (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for UCLA)

Donation Wins David Geffen Naming Rights For Lincoln Center Performing Arts Hall

Entertainment industry executive David Geffen will see his name on the performing arts building at Lincoln Center, after donating $100 million.


Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Itzhak Perlman at Avery Fisher Hall, 4/11/11. (credit: Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic)

New York Philharmonic Renews Music Director’s Contract Through 2016 Season

Gilbert began his fourth season with the Philharmonic last month.


Conductor Alan Gilbert (credit: CBS 2)

Maestro Recounts iPhone Interruption At Lincoln Center

“Something had to be done, so we had to stop the music,” said conductor Alan Gilbert.


Alan Gilbert (credit: NYPhil.org)

Report: iPhone Ringing Stops New York Philharmonic Performance Of The Mahler Ninth

A man’s ring tone certainly wasn’t music to the ears of New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert.