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View Photos from Kaufman Music Center's 2018 Gala


Kaufman Music Center’s 2018 Gala honored the legacy of long-time Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos and raised a record-breaking $1 million in support of Kaufman’s music education programs.

The event, which took place on Monday, May 14, at Guastavino's in New York City, featured performances by flute legends Sir James Galway & Lady Jeanne Galway, opera superstar Ailyn Pérez and young virtuosos from Kaufman Music Center.

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Kaufman Music Center's 2018 Gala

Photos by John Johansen, Christos Katsiaouni & Gabriella Reubins