Lana Del Rey has recorded a special cover of “Summertime” by George Gershwin to raise awareness and to give support to two major American orchestras, the New York Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Lana has also generously donated to both organizations whose concerts have been cancelled through June 2021 due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
Donations can be made to the “Play Your Part” fund at www.laphil.com and to the “NY Plays On Fund” at www.nyphil.org/virtualgala.
The New York Philharmonic are also hosting a virtual fundraising gala tonight, which will be broadcast publicly on www.nyphil.org as well as on the orchestras YouTube and Facebook.
“We’re incredibly grateful for Lana Del Rey’s support and for her drawing attention to the challenges arts organizations have faced over the past several months,” said Chad Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles Philharmonic. // Continue to the full article