To Succeed Oscar S. Schafer, Who Has Been Named Chairman Emeritus
Peter W. May and Oscar L. Tang were elected Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., at the March 27, 2019, meeting of the organization’s Board of Directors. Each will hold the title of Co-Chair Designate until they become Co-Chairs in September, succeeding Oscar S. Schafer, who has held the post of Chairman since 2015. As Co-Chairs, Mr. May and Mr. Tang will serve as the Society’s chief volunteer officers. Mr. Schafer — who, with his wife, Didi, has presented the New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks since 2007 — will continue to serve as a member of the Philharmonic’s Board as Chairman Emeritus and the Orchestra will honor him and Mrs. Schafer at the Fall Gala, on October 7, 2019.