Marking her first solo efficiency for the reason that second run of the joint OTRII tour, it was introduced on Monday (Sept. 17) that Beyonce might be performing on the City of Hope gala on Oct. 11 in Los Angeles, Calif.
City of Hope — a world-renowned impartial analysis and remedy middle for most cancers, diabetes and different life-threatening illnesses — yearly acknowledges a philanthropic chief whose work has essentially impacted music and leisure. This 12 months, the group might be honoring chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell Music Jon Platt, who has labored with Beyonce since 2005.
“Beyoncé agreed to perform without a moment’s hesitation, and that wasn’t just for me,” Jon Platt stated in a press launch. “She needed to be a part of our celebration for the sufferers, docs, scientists, and nurses who make City of Hope a spot the place miracles can occur.”
“That’s what makes her a cultural icon. She’s not solely a genius, in a category of her personal, however she has phenomenal coronary heart and soul, and he or she is aware of how one can use them,” Platt added.
Sharing her personal pleasure, Beyonce additionally said in a press launch, “I am happy to be in a room that celebrates Jon and the important work he does behind the scenes. City of Hope has done much needed research and has provided quality care for patients for over a hundred years. I am honored to be a part of an event that represents an organization that works so tirelessly caring for others first and foremost.”