Salk Institute gala features a concert under the stars

Tony Award-winner and singer/songwriter Idina Menzel


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Photo by Brad Petersen

The 16th annual Symphony at Salk benefit gala took place on Aug. 27 at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies with Broadway phenom Idina Menzel performing an outdoor concert. Guest conductor Thomas Wilkins waved the baton on the ocean-view terrace and symphony musicians began a memorable show. Guests were also treated to a Champagne reception and dinner prepared by chef Jeffrey Strauss of the Pamplemousse Grille.

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