Hong Kong, 19 July 2013 – The Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, New York and foremost loudspeaker brand Bowers & Wilkins will set the scene for visitors and locals alike in the hotel’s lively 35th floor Lobby Lounge with the introduction of ‘Evening Sessions’ in collaboration with the esteemed Juilliard School.
Guests of the ‘Evening Sessions’ will experience the musical talents of The Juilliard School’s emerging jazz artists every Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sweeping views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline serve as the glittering backdrop to an evening of extraordinary performances.
“As one of New York City’s premier hotel destinations, we aspire to present guests with the finest experiences,” says Susanne Hatje, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, New York. “In continuing this mission, we are delighted to introduce our guests to the most talented up-and-coming musicians from the renowned Juilliard School in partnership with Bowers & Wilkins.”
“We are very pleased to partner with Mandarin Oriental, New York and Bowers & Wilkins to present what is sure to be a wonderful series of performances,” says Joseph Polisi, President of The Juilliard School. “At the Mandarin Oriental, these young musicians will find the perfect setting to perform for a diverse and sophisticated audience and showcase their immense talents.”
Tyler Fairchild, Bowers & Wilkins’ Director of Brand/Partnership Development in North America adds, “In sponsoring this program, we are continuing our company’s mission to bring listeners from around the world as close as possible to sounds that will delight the senses from these upcoming luminaries.”
‘Evening Sessions’ is a component of Mandarin Oriental, New York’s Emerging Artist Program, an initiative that provides a platform for promising rising artists to demonstrate their talents across a variety of mediums and disciplines, including art, fashion and music.
For reservations or more information, please contact the Lobby Lounge at +1 (212) 805 8800.
About Bowers & Wilkins
Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) is Britain’s leading exporter of loudspeakers, and is also the number-one imported brand in North America. Since 1966, B&W’s “Quest for Perfection” has resulted in a succession of technical loudspeaker innovations that have satisfied the world’s most demanding listeners. B&W’s rave reviews and universal acceptance as the monitor for classical music recordings have helped B&W become the dominant premium loudspeaker company throughout the world.