Geffen’s $100 Million Wins Naming Rights

March 4, 2015 10:58 PM

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Geffen’s $100 Million Wins Naming Rights

Entertainment mogul David Geffen has won naming rights for one of the premiere venues in classical music with a $100 million gift toward the renovation of Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

The concert hall, home to the New York Philharmonic, is slated for a major overhaul expected to cost about $500 million. Construction is set to begin in 2019, but the venue will be renamed David Geffen Hall in September.

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