PHOTOS: The Vienna Philharmonic Society’s Concert and Dinner

The Vienna Philharmonic Society celebrated with a black-tie concert and dinner in a private club.  Limited to just 150 guests, it was arguably the most elegant event of the current social season, and under distinguished patronage including H.E. Wolfgang Waldner, Ambassador of Austria to the United States and Mrs. Gudrun Faudon-Waldner; H.E. Jan Kickert, Permanent Representative of Austria to…

PHOTOS: The Vienna Philharmonic Society Benefit

At a private club The Vienna Philharmonic Society presented The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra for over one hundred benefit guests. There are many grand fundraisers in New York, but some nights are special and this is always because of their hosts.  Although the Chairman of The Vienna Philharmonic Society, Marifé Hernández, was unable to attend, her attention was evident everywhere.  Resting comfortably at home, recovering…

PHOTOS: The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s 175th Anniversary and Book Launch

Last Monday evening The Vienna Philharmonic Society toasted the Orchestra’s 175th anniversary and launched their new book with a celebration at The Kosciuszko Foundation.  Marife Hernandez, chairman of The Society, and her husband, Joel Bell, welcomed each guest as they arrived. Nearly 200 guests ascended the stairs for a private concert by Vienna Philharmonic String…