401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, California 94102

Bread & Roses and String Letter Publishing present

The Evening for Guitar & Strings Benefit Concert

Tuesday, May 2 -- 7pm

Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco


General seating tickets ($35 -- $125) are available through City Box Office at www.cityboxoffice.com or by phone (415) 392-4400.

On Tuesday May 2, 2006, Bread & Roses and String Letter Publishing will present The Evening for Guitar & Strings at 7pm at the Herbst Theatre, (401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco). This magnificent evening of world class classical, new acoustic, jazz, and tango music will benefit Bread & Roses, Guitars in the Classroom (GITC) and The String Projects.

The Evening for Guitar & Strings features GRAMMY winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin; fingerstyle guitar innovator, Alex de Grassi; the Quartet San Francisco with Jeremy Cohen and the San Domenico Orchestra da Camera, winners of the 2005 National Orchestra Festival Competition.

The musical highlight of the evening will be the world premiere of 3 Movements for steel-string guitar, string quartet and string orchestra. To our knowledge, this is the first major work in which steel-string guitar, string quartet and string orchestra perform together.

About Bread & Roses:
Founded in 1974 by the late singer/songwriter Mimi Fari?a, Bread & Roses is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit by providing free, live, quality entertainment for people living in institutions or otherwise isolated from society. Bread & Roses has produced over 11,000 live performances, touching the hearts of more than 320,000 people living in hospitals; convalescent homes; AIDS facilities; homeless and senior centers; psychiatric, rehabilitation and correctional facilities; and centers for abused and neglected children. Bread & Roses relies each year on the goodwill of more than 1,200 artists and entertainers who donate their time and talents, as
well as the generosity of individuals, businesses and private foundations, in order to produce 500 shows for more than 10,000 people. For more information, visit www.breadandroses.org

Official Website: http://www.breadandroses.org

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