The 33rd Annual Pride Concert – five pioneering ensembles, one fabulous performance – kicks off pride weekend with music by the world’s first and most recent openly LGBTQ music ensembles performing some of the flashiest music written for chorus, orchestra and wind ensemble.
Playing one night only, the concert features Bay Area Rainbow Symphony, Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco and San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, with special guests Golden Gate Men’s Chorus and San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Ambassadors, emceed by Trauma Flintstone. The program includes an Americana-style tribute to honor the 2011 Pride Theme, “In Pride We Trust,” and the lifting of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy.
Show starts at 8 pm, Friday, June 24 at Everett Auditorium, 450 Church Street (between 16th & 17th streets), San Francisco. Tickets are $15-$30. Wheelchair accessible. (800) 595-4TIX.
Commander Zoe Dunning, the naval officer who was the first and only openly gay officer allowed to remain on active duty in the military concurrent with the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy, will be honored with the Annual Pride Concert Recognition Award at the 33rd Annual Pride Concert. Read More.
LESBIAN/GAY CHORUS OF SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS OFF NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AT 33rd ANNUAL PRIDE CONCERT®
In June, you expect the Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco (LGCSF) to be proud, but this year they’re busting their buttons over their new artistic director. Professional countertenor William Sauerland makes his Pride Concert debut this year at the 33rd Annual Pride Concert, a family friendly event that brings together five pioneering LGBTQ musical ensembles in one fabulous show.
BAY AREA RAINBOW SYMPHONY (BARS) JOINS 33rd ANNUAL PRIDE CONCERT® PROGRAM & PRODUCTION TEAM
The newest LGBTQ community music group in town, and one of San Francisco’s hottest concert tickets, Bay Area Rainbow Symphony (BARS) joins the performance line-up for the Annual Pride Concert™, making BARS the first string orchestra to perform at the Pride Concert in the event’s 33-year history.