Celebrate Colburn Gala

Celebrate Colburn 2018

Thank you for joining us for Celebrate Colburn on Tuesday, October 23. It was a tremendous success and we loved sharing the evening with you–our patrons, colleagues, neighbors, and esteemed honorees, Maestro Valery Gergiev, Elizabeth Segerstrom, and Yasuhisa Toyota.

Please visit our photo album here to relive the magic!

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Valery Gergiev
Artistic and General Director of the Mariinsky Theatre, Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, Principal Conductor of the World Orchestra for Peace, Chair of the Organizational Committee of the International Tchaikovsky Competition, Honorary President of the Edinburgh International Festival and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the St. Petersburg State University.
Elizabeth Segerstrom
Elizabeth Segerstrom is a co-managing partner at South Coast Plaza, the renowned international shopping and dining destination in Costa Mesa, California. Her philanthropic leadership has made an enormous impact on the cultural climate of Southern California. Elizabeth shared her passion for the arts with her late husband, Henry T. Segerstrom, and continues to uphold his profound legacy in the arts institutions in which he was involved, including Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where she sits on the board of directors.
Yasuhisa Toyota
An international authority in the field of concert hall acoustical design. Some of his best-known projects include the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall in St. Petersburg, the Danish Radio Concert Hall in Copenhagen, and the New World Center in Miami.


Gala Co-Chairs

Carol Colburn Grigor
Marc Stern


Honorary Host Committee

Plácido Domingo
Berta and Frank Gehry
Micah Yui and Sel Kardan
Benjamin Millepied
Rosemarie Fall and Andrew Millstein
Elizabeth Redleaf
Anne Akiko Meyers and Jason Subotky
Alyce de Roulet Williamson
Marilyn Ziering