If you’re looking for something special to do tonight, and you happen to have a spare ballgown laying around, head to Davies Symphony Hall at 7:30 where, for the first time in nearly thirty years, the venue will host to a glamorous fundraising evening of high fashion fused with music passion at “An Evening With Carolina Herrera.”
Presented in partnership with Neiman Marcus, the event honors the 100th anniversary in 2011-2012 of the San Francisco Symphony and features a runway show on the Davies Hall stage by the chic and internationally-acclaimed clothing designer (and previous Haute Living San Francisco covergirl), Carolina Herrera, showcasing the Fall 2011 collection. Herrera will also attend a pre-show reception (5:30-6:30) for ticket buyers at the $500 level. All proceeds from the event support the Symphony’s acclaimed music education programs, which provide music education to more than 75,000 Bay Area children each year. “The San Francisco League of the San Francisco Symphony is thrilled to partner with Carolina Herrera and Neiman Marcus in offering fashion- and music-lovers from the Bay Area an extraordinary experience at Davies Symphony Hall,” said Patricia Ferrin Loucks, event chair.
John Capizzi, general manager of Neiman Marcus’ Union Square store, commented, “ ‘An Evening With Carolina Herrera’ is a wonderful way to honor the San Francisco Symphony’s remarkable history of bringing classical music to both the Bay Area and the world for 100 years.”
For more information and a ticket order form, visit www.sfsymphony.org/fashionshow or call the San Francisco Symphony Volunteer Council to reserve tickets at 415.503.5500.
Kimberley Lovato is a freelance writer based in San Francisco.