New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park
Free admission (all visitors, all hours)
Savor priceless music, absolutely free at the New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, which take place citywide June 17–24, marking the 50th anniversary of this great pleasure of summer in New York. Help create the next-generation archive of Parks through Crowdsourcing Memories and start planning which of the free performances throughout the boroughs you’ll attend.
As part of the New York Philharmonic’s celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of its historic Concerts in the Parks, the Philharmonic will present Share the Stage in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, inviting local musicians to perform on the stage in their home boroughs before the Orchestra’s performances.
Central Park, Manhattan, June 17: See full program here
Share the Stage Performers
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, June 19: The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir, led by Frank Haye
Cunningham Park, Queens, June 22: Jazz percussionist Steven Kroon
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, June 23: Afro-Puerto Rican drummers BombaYo, led by Jose L. Ortiz, also known as Dr. Drum
Free Indoor Concert in Staten Island, June 24: Historic Richmond Town favorites, folk musicians Bob Conroy and Norm Pederson with Bill Doerge
Share the Stage in Brooklyn, Queens, and Bronx begin at 6:30 p.m.; Share the Stage in Staten Island begins at 7:00 p.m.
Avery Fisher Hall
(Broadway and 65th Street)
Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Subway: 1 to 66th Street Bus: M5, M7, M11, M66, M104 to Lincoln Center
About this organization
The New York Philharmonic, founded in 1842, is the oldest orchestra in the United States and one of New York City's most beloved institutions. It presents about 170 concerts a year, primarily at Avery Fisher Hall, and is heard regularly on national radio broadcasts.