Guests of Pacific Symphony’s 2018 Gala, “On the Town” revel in 1940s New York

Gideon & Jeanne Bernstein, Leslie & Scott Seigel

Pacific Symphony supporters were treated to a night on the town, circa 1940’s, at the annual Gala celebrating the Symphony’s prestigious Carnegie Hall debut. Guests arrived dressed in glamorous 1940’s New York inspired evening wear, ready to revel in a recreated city that never sleeps. 

Event chairs Ruth Ann Evans and husband/Symphony Board member John Evans, along with the gala committee, transformed the Hotel Irvine into a venue that paid homage to the Big Apple of a bygone era. The evening raised over $1.5 million in support of the organization’s music and education programs. Read the full article in the latest issue of Joli Magazine.

David & Victoria Collins, Michele & Abdo Khoury
Katharine McPhee performing
Michele Forstye & Ruth Ann Evans
John & Elizabeth Star
John & Michele Forsyte, Ruth Ann Evans & John Evans