Renée Fleming | Classical Action Gala a Success

Classical Action Gala a Success

20 April 2013

Classical Action Gala a Success

Renée hosted  the 20th Anniversary gala benefit forClassical Action: Performing Arts Against Aids at the New York's Hudson Theatre on April 11. The evening raised a remarkable $280,900 and featured performances by Eric Owens, Natasha Paremski, Anne-Marie McDermott, Fred Hersch, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Karen Akers.Renée capped off  the evening with an emotional rendition of John Lennon and Paul McCartney's "In My Life," arranged and performed by jazz great Fred Hersch on piano. Part of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Classical Action helps provide access to life-saving medications, health care, counseling, nutritious meals and emergency financial assistance for men, women and children across the country. Photo by Steve J. Sherman