Symphony at Salk musical gala raises funds for Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla

Katharine McPhee sings with the San Diego Symphony at the 2013 Symphony at Salk.

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Photo by Jon Clark

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Singer/actress Katharine McPhee is the featured performer at the 18th annual Symphony at Salk gala. Photo by Jon Clark

Singer Katharine McPhee, who was the “American Idol” runner-up in Season 5 (2006) and has gone on to record several albums and perform on stage and screen, was the guest star at the 18th annual Symphony at Salk benefit Aug. 24, 2013 at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla. The fundraiser began with a Champagne reception, followed by dinner and the concert, which also featured music by members of the San Diego Symphony under the direction of guest conductor Thomas Wilkins.

Hundreds of guests enjoy a gourmet dinner during Symphony at Salk prior to a concert under the stars. Photo by Jon Clark

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