Jan. 23: Ballet Opening Night

January 23, 2008: San Francisco Ballet Opening Night Diamond Gala Celebration
Locations: San Francisco City Hall and War Memorial Opera House
Benefits: San Francisco Ballet
Gala Chair: Jean Larette
Dinner Chair: Rosemary Baker

Description: On January 23, 2008, San Francisco Ballet launches its 75th Anniversary Season with its Opening Night Diamond Gala Celebration.

This black-tie event and fundraiser will honor America’s first professional ballet company with a sparkling array of festivities, including dinner in City Hall, a dazzling performance, and a post-party featuring lavish hors d’oeuvres, multiple dance venues, and live music by Chuck Wansley After Hours and local artists Tim Hockenberry and Abe Battat.

The post-performance party will be held at City Hall from 10:30pm to 1:00am; tickets for the post-performance party may be purchased separately for $125 per person. Gala Chair is Jean Larette, and the Dinner Chair is Rosemary Baker.

For information on ticket levels, visit www.sfballet.org/support/specialevents.asp or contact Amanda Frederickson at 415.553.4658.