Gala honoring Comptroller Liu

The upcoming Queens Symphony Orchestra (QSO) Gala will honor its former board member and current New York City Comptroller John Liu.
The gala will be held on Saturday, May 8 at Terrace on the Park, which is located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. It will begin with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and dancing beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Liu will be presented with the Queens Symphony Orchestra Award, which is given to someone for their “community service and advancing culture and the arts in Queens.”
The evening will include performances by Broadway stars and a live jazz band. There will also be a silent auction and raffle.
QSO is offering a special “early bird” ticket price of $125 for those who order their tickets before April 9. After that date, “symphony tickets” will cost $175 and “premium tickets” will cost $250.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the QSO at 718-326-445 x18 or email qso@queenssymphony.org.
David Katz founded the Queens Symphony Orchestra in 1953. It is now under the director of Constantine Kitsopoulos, who became music director in September of 2006. The previous conductor, Arthur Fagen, left the position in 2005.
The orchestra holds various concerts throughout the year. More information and a schedule are available at www.queenssymphony.org

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