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The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center

Grand Opening Weekend

Friday, April 5, 2019
THE CONRAD OPENING NIGHT · SOLD OUT

Debbie Turner, Jubilee Chair

5:30 PM · Cocktails and Chef Stations
6:45 PM · Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
8:00 PM · Performance in The Baker-Baum Concert Hall
9:30 PM · Celebratory Toast in the Wu Tsai QRT.yrd

From Bach to the Beatles, an evening of stunning performances and musical surprises led by superstar violinist Hilary Hahn, celebrated pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro, jookin phenom Lil Buck, the revered Miró Quartet, creative technologist Osman Koç, and a special convening of SummerFest Music Directors past and present—Inon Barnatan, Cho-Liang Lin, David Finckel, Wu Han, and Heiichiro Ohyama.

Attire: Black-tie

Saturday, April 6, 2019
SEAL: LIVE AT THE CONRAD · SOLD OUT

Sheryl Scarano, Jubilee Chair

6:30 PM · Festivities in the Wu Tsai QRT.yrd and Complimentary nibbles in The JAI
8:00 PM · Performance with Seal in The Baker-Baum Concert Hall
9:30 PM · Reception in The JAI

In a remarkable career that spans more than two decades, London-born multi-platinum singer-songwriter and four-time GRAMMY® Award winner Seal performs an evening of his greatest hits like “Crazy” and “Kiss from a Rose”, as well as timeless classics originated by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nina Simone from his recent 2019 GRAMMY® nominated album Standards.

Attire: Rock Star Chic

Sunday, April 7, 2019
THE HOT SARDINES: JAZZ AT THE JAI · SOLD OUT

Susan Hoehn, Jubilee Chair

5:00 PM · Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres on The Belanich Terrace
6:00 PM · Seated Dinner in the Wu Tsai QRT.yrd
8:00 PM · Performance with The Hot Sardines in The JAI
9:30 PM · Post-Mixer

An evening full of Jazz Age Glamour awaits you. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1920’s Gatsby inspired attire. The cabaret performance by The Hot Sardines bring the famous music of a bygone era come alive through their brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies, and vocals from a chanteuse who transports listeners to a different time.

Attire: Jazz Age Glamour

RESERVATIONS

All Grand Opening Weekend events are sold out. For questions about your reservation, please contact Maureen Weber at 858.459.3724, ext. 223 or MWeber@ljms.org.

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OPENING WEEKEND CHAIRS:

Peggy Preuss
Sue Wagener

JUBILEE CHAIRS:

Debbie Turner, Friday Night
Sheryl Scarano, Saturday Night
Susan Hoehn, Sunday Night

HONORARY CHAIRS:

Brenda Baker and Steve Baum
Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Debbie Turner