The Young New Yorkers are a dynamic group of young professionals who gather for engaging events with Philharmonic musicians and vital artists. They play an important role in the life of the Orchestra and are critical to the future of New York’s orchestra.

We thank YNY members with benefits that range from complimentary concert tickets and exclusive evenings with artists and musicologists to private receptions with Philharmonic musicians.



  • YNY Bronze | $500 ($140 non tax-deductible)

    1. • Complimentary ticket offers throughout the season and access to private presales
    2. • Discounts on YNY Benefit tickets for you and a guest

      Special Events
    1. • Invitations to YNY Bronze events, including cocktail parties, chamber and orchestral performances, and collaborations with New York cultural institutions
    2. • Complimentary tickets to an Overture, a concert and pre-concert cocktail reception with the artists
    3. • Complimentary passes to donor rehearsals with access to reserved member seating, coffee, and light bites (up to six per season)
    4. • An invitation to Music with a View, a chamber music performance and reception at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center
    5. • Invitations to From Page to Stage, our lecture series
    6. • Two reserved VIP seats to the Annual Free Memorial Day Concert at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
    7. • Two VIP lawn seats in Central Park for the iconic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer

      Extra Perks
    1. • Discounts at participating local businesses
    2. • Access to complimentary refreshments in the Patron Lounge (twice per season)


  • YNY Silver | $1,000 ($300 non tax-deductible)

    All of the above benefits plus:

    1. • Access to the best seats in the house, sold-out events, subscriptions, and last-minute ticket requests and exchanges through the Patron Desk, our ticketing concierge service
    2. • Curated ticketing assistance by Philharmonic experts who tailor season tickets to your musical tastes

      Special Events
    1. • Invitations to YNY Silver and Bronze events, including an invitation for two to explore the Orchestra’s history in the Philharmonic Archives
    2. • Four additional tickets to Donor Rehearsals
    3. • Complimentary tickets to both Spring and Fall Overtures, concerts and pre-concert cocktail receptions with artists
    4. • Invitations to Patron events, including pre-concert and post-concert Green Room receptions with guest artists and conductors, as well invitations to all Music with a View performances

      Extra Perks
    1. • Unlimited access to the Patron Lounge


  • YNY Gold | $2,000 ($500 non tax-deductible)

    All of the above benefits plus:

    1. • Waived service fees on all ticket orders

      Special Events
    1. • Invitations to YNY Gold, Silver, and Bronze events, including an invitation for two to a Leonard Bernstein Circle Salon, an exclusive chamber music performance in a special venue or private home
    2. • Complimentary pair of tickets to a performance in The Art of the Score, where movie scores are brought to life by the Philharmonic
    3. • An invitation for two to a private backstage tour

      Extra Perks
    1. • Exclusive networking opportunities with Philharmonic musicians and senior and artistic staff
    2. • Acknowledgment in the Annual Report
    3. • Acknowledgment in Playbill


  • YNY Platinum | $5,000 ($794 non tax-deductible)

    All of the above benefits plus:

      Special Events
    1. • All access pass to YNY events, including an invitation for two to a Council of the Phil event, a chance to engage with the organization’s leadership
    2. • An invitation for two to a concert and pre-concert dinner with Philharmonic musicians
    3. • Two additional VIP lawn seats (total of four) in Central Park for the iconic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer


Event Schedule

Young New Yorkers Fall Overture | Simone Young and Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Friday, November 12 at 6:00 PM
This pre-concert reception is the perfect aperitif for Dvořák’s Cello Concerto and works by Bach and Brahms.

Young New Yorkers Winter Encore | Manfred Honeck Conducts Mendelssohn and Dvořák

Thursday, February 24, Post-Concert
Top off the concert that includes Ray Chen’s performance of Mendelssohn’s dazzling Violin Concerto by raising a glass with fellow Young New Yorkers and the Philharmonic musicians at this post-concert reception.

Young New Yorkers Spring Overture | Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto and Shostakovich

Saturday, March 26 at 6:00 PM
Join us for a reception before Seong-Jin Cho joins the NY Phil for Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto.

More Young New Yorkers events will be announced; check back for details.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact:

Young New Yorkers
(212) 870-8825
[email protected]

Benefits subject to change and availability.