2020 Lincoln Center Awards for Emerging Artists

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:30pm

Alice Tully Hall

2020 Lincoln Center Awards for Emerging Artists Celebrating the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund's 50th Anniversary

Featuring the Hunt Family Award and the Martin E. Segal Awards



This special evening honors the outstanding artistry and promising future of artists from Lincoln Center’s 11 constituent organizations. Each recipient is awarded a $7,500 prize to be used for career advancement and ongoing study. The Pre- and Post-Performance Receptions will be a celebration of the award recipients as well as Lincoln Center Corporate Fund’s 50th Anniversary. It will be a fun and energetic party including reserved seating for top supporters, tasting stations, open bar and passed bites.

2020 Award Recipients

Lileana Blain-Cruz Lincoln Center Theater

Stella Chen The Juilliard School

Emily D’Angelo The Metropolitan Opera

Tessa Lark Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hunt Family Award

Ruby Lister School of American Ballet
Martin E. Segal Award

Sebastian Manz Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Riley Mulherkar Jazz at Lincoln Center
Martin E. Segal Award

Akosua Adoma Owusu Film at Lincoln Center

Unity Phelan New York City Ballet

Ellen Reid New York Philharmonic

Jennifer Ashley Tepper New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

About the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund

The Lincoln Center Corporate Fund raises unrestricted funds from the corporate sector for ten world-renowned performing arts organizations at Lincoln Center. In addition to creating meaningful and lasting synergies with these ten organizations, over 450 corporate donors receive a host of exclusive benefits including use of Lincoln Center’s premiere ticketing concierge service; invitations to donor events and open rehearsals; listing in the Annual Report, website, and all Lincoln Center Playbills; and much more. The Corporate Fund also hosts more than 15 fundraising and donor cultivation events throughout the fiscal year. 

Presenting Sponsor

The Movado Group Foundation

Gold Sponsors

MetLife Foundation
Clara Wu Tsai


    Sponsorship Levels and Tickets

  • Gold Sponsor $50,000

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    Includes admission for 12 guests.
  • Benefactor $25,000

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    Includes admission for 10 guests.
  • Supporter $15,000

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    Includes admission for 10 guests.
  • Award Underwriter $7,500

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    Includes admission for 2 guests.
  • Friend Ticket $1,500

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    Includes admission for 1 guest.

Venue and Accessibility

Alice Tully Hall

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

For more information about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.