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San Francisco Symphonys The Black And White Ball®
San Francisco Symphony's The Black And White Ball®
Phone (415) 864-6000
Price $250.00 - $350.00
Age Suitability None Specified

San Francisco Symphony's The Black And White Ball®

Saturday, Jun 2, 2012 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

The Black & White Ball is the party of the year! Join us on Saturday, June 2, 2012, for an evening of music, food, and dancing in San Francisco's War Memorial Performing Arts Center and City Hall, benefitting the San Francisco Symphony's nationally acclaimed music education programs.

Start your unforgettable 2012 Black & White Ball with a concert featuring Grammy® award-winning recording artist Paul Simon and his band, for the first time, with the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall.
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San Francisco Symphony's The Black And White Ball®

San Francisco Symphony celebrates its 100th season with their Black And White Ball®. The Ball will feature special performances from Paul Simon, Cyndi Lauper, Janelle Monáe, and The Wallflowers.

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Paul Simon
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Rhymin' Paul Simon was writing songs with his future partner, Art Garfunkel, as far back as 1955, when both were high schoolers in Queens, NY. Achieving brief fame as the singing team of Tom and Jerry in 1957, Simon and Garfunkel broke up and re-teamed several times before "officially" emerging as Simon & Garfunkel in 1964....
The Wallflowers
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Growing up in the shadow of Bob Dylan would be too much for many, let alone trying to make it in the same field as the legendary troubadour. But Bob's son Jakob Dylan succeeded on his own terms when his band the Wallflowers hit it big with their own brand of roots rock in the 1990s and 2000s....
San Francisco Symphony
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Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience of nearly 600,000 in its home of Davies Symphony Hall, in other Bay Area venues, and through an active national and international touring program....
Michael Tilson Thomas
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Tilson Thomas is one of America's premier conductors, known for American modern music, but equally at ease with traditional symphonic music. ~ Rovi
Janelle Monáe
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Growing up, Janelle Monáe (born Janelle Robinson) felt constrained by the limited resources offered to her in her greater Kansas City, KS, home. When she finished high school, she moved to New York to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy with the intention of pursuing musical theater, but in 2004, after performing in a couple of off-Broadway shows and realizing there weren't the roles available to her that she wanted, she moved to Atlanta to try her luck there....
Super Diamond
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"I've met them and I have been to their shows, they're wonderful!" Neil Diamond to Katie Couric on the Today Show, November 9, 2005 "Q. Super Diamond honors him..." "A. Who is Neil Diamond?" Question on Jeopardy, May 20th, 2005 San Francisco's Super Diamond has become one of the most popular live shows at major nightclubs, theaters, ballrooms and public events throughout the United States....
Brenna Whitaker
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Born and raised in Kansas City, Brenna grew up a professional theater kid. Quickly caught the “bug” and found herself in New York City at 17 studying and working with Wynn Handman {American Palace Theater}, Neil Wolfe {Columbia Records} and broadway veteran, Nancy Evers....
Cyndi Lauper
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After she lost her voice in the late 1970s, doctors informed her she would never sing again, but with help of voice coach Katherine Agresta, she was able to resume her singing career. Has a four-octave range....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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