Free Virtual Gala Benefiting the Rebuilding & Restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral

19 November 2020


A Virtual Gala Benefiting the Rebuilding and Restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral

5:00 – 6:30 PM CST (6:00 – 7:30 PM EST)

Join us for an exquisite evening featuring:

Yo-Yo Ma, world-renowned cellist

Glenn Close, seven-time Academy Award nominated actress

Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker

Olivier Latry, Notre-Dame organist, world premiere performance on the Grand Organ

William Harvey, violinist and concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, joined by pianist Argentina Duran

Rodrick Dixon, tenor and Alfreda Burke, soprano, opera and Broadway performers, accompanied by pianist Lisa Kristina

Virtual tour of Notre-Dame Cathedral, as she stood before the fire, conducted by Stephen Murray, Columbia University Professor and expert in French Gothic architecture

Guillaume Lacroix, Consul General of France in Chicago

Michel Picaud, President of Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris

Bill Kurtis, Emmy award-winning journalist will serve as Master of Ceremonies