Summer Solstice Concert

Jul 31, 2019 6:00 pm
Wilsey Center for Opera: 401 Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor

Symphony for Veterans: Swords to Plowshares, the Bay Area’s leading services and advocacy nonprofit for veterans, is proud to host the 3rd Annual Summer Solstice Symphony Concert at the Wilsey Center for Opera in the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building. Reserve your seat for a joyous evening of music by Symphonia Caritas, a professional orchestra that plays to improve the lives of those in need.

Conducted by Symphonia Caritas Musical Director Paul Schrage, the concert will feature music from the accomplished soprano soloist, Ellen Leslie, who is a two-time winner of the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions in the San Francisco District (2018, 2016). Included in the program are:

  • Beethoven Symphony 5
  • Je veux vivre
  • Mi chiamano Mimi
  • Quando m’en vo
  • Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
  • “Mein Herr Marquis” / “Adele’s Laughing Song”
  • O Mio Babbino Caro

War Memorial Veterans Building, 4th Floor
Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
6:00 PM – Cocktail Reception
7:15 PM – Performance

All proceeds will be directed to the critical housing, legal, and supportive services Swords to Plowshares provides to nearly 3,000 low-income, homeless, and at-risk veterans. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $500. Early-bird individual tickets can be purchased at $65 per person now until June 28, 2019. After that date, general admission will be $75 per ticket.