The Party: Harris Theater hosted Fanfare for an Uncommon Woman: A Celebration of Joan W. Harris on Her Birthday. The Players: Renée Fleming, Pinchas Zukerman and the Emerson String Quartet performed for 1,200 guests, 200 of whom then attended an intimate dinner by Blue Plate Catering on the Pritzker Pavilion Stage, designed by Heffernan Morgan Event Design. Emcees Bill Kurtis and David Axelrod delivered birthday wishes from President and First Lady Obama. The Bottom Line: $600,000 was raised for Harris Theater.
Photos by Kyle Flubacker, Lenspeak Photography and Dianne Brogan Photography