New York Public Radio Gala 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018
583 Park Avenue, New York City

6:00 pm: Cocktail reception with your favorite on-air hosts from WNYC and WQXR
7:00 pm: Dinner and program

Gala co-chairs 

Bethany and Robert Millard
Susan and Peter Solomon

Hosted by

John Turturro

Emmy Award-winning Actor, Writer, Filmmaker, and WNYC Listener 


The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation  

and Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs 

For providing transformative support for our work at the intersection of science, technology, and the arts.

Recipient of the Pro Bono Leadership Award

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

In recognition of more than 15 years of extraordinary advice and legal counsel. 

Featuring performances by

Arturo O’Farrill

Multiple Grammy-winning Composer, Pianist, and Founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance


Hilary Hahn

Three-time Grammy Award-winning Violinist

Purchase Tickets or Make a Donation

Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone, or via mail.

  • Call Molly Hindenburg at 646.829.4459 to purchase tickets over the phone (no fee).
  • Click HERE to purchase tickets online (Eventbrite fees apply).
  • Click HERE to make a donation (no fee). 
  • Mail a check made payable to New York Public Radio (no fee):

               New York Public Radio Gala 
               160 Varick Street
               New York, NY 10013
               Attn: Molly Hindenburg


Molly Hindenburg
Tel: 646.829.4459

Mission Statement

New York Public Radio’s mission is to make the mind more curious, the heart more open and the spirit more joyful through excellent audio programming that is deeply rooted in New York.

With an urban vibrancy and a global perspective, New York Public Radio produces innovative public radio programs, podcasts and live events that reach a passionate community of over 26 million people monthly on-air, online and in person. 

As we stand at an unprecedented crossroads between media and democracy, your commitment to this year’s gala will ensure that New York Public Radio continues to deliver unique and thought provoking programming for years to come.