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Top professional musicians, talented young students, opera singers and choir members from all over Los Angeles and Orange County are joining forces to give a memorable performance of Beethoven’s “9th Symphony” for a great cause. “All these talented musicians and singers are performing as volunteers. With these giving hearts, we will perform the most beautiful Beethoven 9th,” says Daniel Suk, Artistic Director of the non-profit Dream Orchestra. “Join us in our vision and dream of feeding the hungry of the world. Join us to support Samaritan’s Purse’s work around the world! Join us and let’s make our world a better place!”
Santa Monica Mayor Tony Vazquez is attending and will share some remarks before the concert. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at Barnum Hall of Santa Monica High School, 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405. A Dessert Reception for all attendees provided by Urth Caffé follows the concert. Admission is $5 per person and 100 percent of tickets and contributions made at the concert will be given to Samaritan’s Purse. Tickets are available by calling (800) 838-3006, by visiting any Urth Caffé location or visiting brownpaperticket.com or www.dreamorchestra.org.
The concert is part of the annual charity program by Dream Orchestra and Urth Caffé. Celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, Samaritan’s Purse (www.samaritanspurse.org) provides aid to people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine around the world.