Mandarin Oriental, New York and Bowers & Wilkins Present 'Evening Sessions' With Juilliard Jazz Musicians

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Friday, July 19, 2013

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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.

About Mandarin Oriental, New York

A stunning fusion of modern design with stylish Oriental flair, Mandarin Oriental, New York features 244 elegant guestrooms and suites — all with breathtaking views of Manhattan and Five-Star hospitality. Luxurious amenities include Asiate, the hotel’s elegant restaurant; MObar created by noted interior designer, Tony Chi; the Lobby Lounge with dramatic views of Central Park; a 14,500-square-foot, Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool.  In addition, there is premium meeting and event space, including a 6,000 square-foot pillar-less ballroom with three walls of windows overlooking Central Park. Located in Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an idyllic location just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Center’s collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants.


About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts. The Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing over 11,000 rooms in 27 countries, with 19 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 14 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties. 

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For further information, please contact:


Corporate Office  

Danielle DeVoe (ddevoe@mohg.com)

Group Communications – The Americas

Tel: +1 (212) 830 9380




Mandarin Oriental, New York

Jessica Seasholtz (jseasholtz@mohg.com)

Director of Communications

Tel: +1 (212) 805 8849


Allison Vajda (avajda@mohg.com)

Public Relations & Marketing Manager

Tel: +1 (212) 805 8820