George Benson (pictured) will be the featured performer for the Sheldon Concert Hall's annual fundraising gala to be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 12 at The Sheldon.
Benson's most recent recording, Love Songs in Concert, was released in November and is his first album since 2013's Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole. He last played St. Louis in October, 2011 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center.
Patron tickets for the event, which include pre-concert cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner, preferred concert seating, complimentary valet parking and a tax deduction, are $500 each and are available for purchase now by calling The Sheldon at 314-533-9900.
Concert-only tickets will be priced at $65 orchestra, $55 balcony 1, $45 balcony 2, and will go on sale go on sale at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 7 via MetroTix outlets and The Sheldon's website.
Proceeds from the gala benefit the concerts, gallery exhibitions and educational programs at the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries.
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