San Francisco Symphony kicks of centennial with fashion benefit

Posted on: April 20, 2011

In Sunday’s (4/17) San Francisco Examiner, Elisabeth Laurence writes, “Music and fashion will make magic this week when the San Francisco Symphony kicks off its yearlong centennial celebration with a special Davies Symphony Hall runway show featuring designs by Carolina Herrera. The show, produced by Neiman Marcus, is the exact production the iconic designer mounted for her fall 2011 collection, which launched earlier this year at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. … Proceeds from this and other symphony special events finance music education for more than 20,000 schoolchildren in San Francisco. This week’s evening event also features wine and light bites, along with jazz by San Francisco Symphony principal trumpeter Mark Inouye appearing with his band, The Unit. … The symphony’s 100-year celebration continues with its opening-night gala Sept. 7—which is slated to feature performances by violinist Itzhak Perlman and pianist Lang Lang—and culminates in the Black & White Ball in June 2012.”

Posted April 20, 2011