LSO in the foyer of the Lincoln Center, New York

LSO in the foyer of the Lincoln Center, New York

American LSO Foundation


Since its early days the LSO has had special links with the United States of America. It was the first European orchestra to travel to America in 1912, and has now toured the United States more often than any other British orchestra.

The LSO even held a regular residency in the USA, at the Florida International Festival, over 15 years before it had a permanent home in London! This special relationship still continues, and in recent years the LSO has established an annual residency at the Lincoln Center in New York.

To help strengthen the LSO's ties to the United States, the LSO American Foundation was formed to support the residency through fundraising activities, and to provide a regular LSO presence in New York. Supporters are offered the opportunity to build a closer relationship with the Orchestra both in the States and at home in London through an exclusive programme of events.

Making a donation

US residents are able to make tax-effective charitable donations to the LSO American Foundation, which is  a 501(c)(3) non-profit organisation.

To find out how to make a donation to the American Foundation please email or call 00 1 646 476-1693.

Contact the Foundation

Tel: 00 1 646 476-1693 

American London Symphony Orchestra Foundation
P.O. Box 1336
New York, NY 10113


The American London Symphony Orchestra Foundation is grateful to the following for their support:

Cetie and Anthony Ames
Jane Attias
Baker & McKenzie, LLP
Mrs. Mercedes T. Bass
Francesca and Christopher Beale
Casner & Edwards, LLP
David Chavolla*
Susan and Brian Dickie
Jacqueline and Rodman Drake
Barbara G. Fleischman
Barbara Fox and James C. Freund
Mai and Ridgely W. Harrison
Mary F. Hastings and Marc Silverman
Daisy and Philip Keevil *
Frances Lagatta-Shelton
Annabelle and Alberto Mariaca
Shirley Maytag King
Ilona Nemeth Quasha and Alan Quasha
Brian Neufeld
Pitterman Family Foundation
Reidler Foundation
Shirley Lord Rosenthal
Alexia Hamm Ryan
Daniel Schwartz
Mark Schwarz
Mrs. Ernest H. Seelhorst
Anne and Charles F. Smithers
Donna and Richard L. Soloway
Anna and Ernest Steiner
Gregory St. John and Gary McKay
The Charles Evans Foundation
Teresa Z. Torian
Wiley & Sons
Ronald Wilford

And with deep appreciation to our volunteers:
Brigid Berger
Dorothy Kim
Yoshi Nagayama
Naomi Rooks

*ALSOF Board Member

LSO American Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organisation that supports the work of the London Symphony Orchestra.

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