LeAnn Rimes to perform at Symphony at Salk gala


The 17th annual Symphony at Salk gala will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the outdoor courtyard framed by the Institute’s iconic Louis Kahn-designed buildings.

This year’s guest star is country/pop musician LeAnn Rimes, who will perform with the San Diego Symphony under the direction of returning guest conductor Thomas Wilkins. Her biggest hits include “Can’t Fight the Moonlight,” and “How Do I Live.”

Famed for her rich vocals, Rimes has won numerous awards, including two Grammys, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards.

Tickets are $250 each at (858) 453-4100 ext. 1491, for a pre-concert Champagne reception, concert seating, dinner with wine and refreshments, and reserved parking. Proceeds from the event benefit the biological research at the Institute and its community education programs.

The Institute is located at 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, 92037.