The evening will feature the debut of Steve Schalchlin's (The Last Session, The Big Voice: God or Merman) new choral/orchestral work, New World Waking! Songs on the Road to Peace, Inspired by John Lennon's Piano. Original Tony-winning Dreamgirls star Jennifer Holliday will sing the final movement of the piece, which will also feature three-time Oscar-nominated actress Piper Laurie. Artistic director/conductor Dr. Kathleen C. McGuire arranged and orchestrated New World Waking.
The Chorus will also celebrate World AIDS Day with a special tribute, and proceeds from the event will benefit three San Francisco AIDS organizations: Positive Resource Center, Under One Roof and Meals of Marin.
The evening will be recorded for future CD release.
Tickets, which begin at $20, are available by visiting www.sfgmc.org.