Swords to Plowshares Hosts Summer Solstice Symphony Concert

Summer Solstice Symphony Concert

Thanks to our sponsors and community partners like Symphonia Caritas, the funds raised from our Summer Solstice Symphony Concert will go to supporting San Francisco’s most vulnerable veterans.

Swords to Plowshares is proud to host our first Summer Solstice Symphony Concert taking place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 inside the newly renovated Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera in the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center.

Summer Solstice Symphony Concert

Wednesday, June 21, 2017; 6:00-9:00 PM

6:00 PM – Cocktail Reception

7:15 PM – Performance

San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center

401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

The concert will feature a beer and wine reception followed by a performance from Symphonia Caritas, a nonprofit symphony led by conductor Paul Schrage and backed by a chamber orchestra of professional musicians. Special featured guest and noted violin soloist Ian Swensen will join the symphony for their performances of Beethoven’s 8th Symphony and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor.

“The services that we offer empower veterans to live meaningful and productive lives. Thanks to our sponsors and community partners like Symphonia Caritas, the funds raised from our Summer Solstice Symphony Concert will go to supporting San Francisco’s most vulnerable veterans. Without the support of the community, our work would not be possible,” said Michael Blecker, Swords to Plowshares Executive Director.

All proceeds from the event will go to support Swords to Plowshares’ critical services to nearly 3,000 San Francisco Bay Area veterans.

Sponsors of the Inaugural Summer Solstice Symphony Concert include: BevMo, Wells Fargo, Diane B….

Read the full article from the Source…

Back to Top