|On a recent visit to New York, Maestro Marios Papadopoulos, Music Director of the Oxford Philharmonic, brought principal soloists from the orchestra for two salon-style performances to thank American Patrons for their support.
Susan Gutfreund hosted a reception and recital at her Fifth Avenue apartment in honor of Maestro; and Antonia and Spiros Milonas together with H.E. Dr. Catherine Boura, the Permanent Representative from Greece to the United Nations, hosted a recital and seated dinner at the Embassy Residence.
|Those who attended the two special evenings included Annabelle and Alberto Mariaca, Ann Nitze, Suzanne Kohlberg, Dafne Meitar, Karen Burke, Frank Richardson and Kimba Woods, Kari Tiedemann, William Bernhard, Saundra Whitney, Mai Harrison, Maya and Phillip Bobbitt, Roberta Sandeman, Louis Perlman and Julie Vacca, John Catsimatides, Ginny and David Butters, Anne-Marie and Peter Embiricos, Jeanne Lawrence, Anne Mann, Jessica and Peter Tcherepnine, Shirley Lord Rosenthal and Peter Heywood, Elena and John Coumantaros, April and Roddy Gow, Jean Doumanian, and Lee and David MacCallum.|
|The Oxford Philharmonic launched its American Friends patrons group last October in a debut performance with Maxim Vengerov. In 2017, the Orchestra is hosting its American Friends in London on June 19th at a Summer Party at the Wallace Collection when it will launch its 20th anniversary celebrations. Those on the Dinner Committee include: Ann Nitze, CeCe Black, Diana Quasha, Faanya Rose and Saundra Whitney.|
|Photographs by Annie Watt|