at seven o’clock in the evening
ARThritis Soirée
at Hotel Vancouver, The Rooftop
cocktail attire requested

Jenny Bae
world-renowned violinist accompanied by the
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra



Why ARThritis Soirée?

The ARThritis Soirée is an evening designed to attract the city’s most prominent business and community leaders, philanthropists, doctors, scientists, healthcare professionals, and donors through an appreciation of art and a desire to support arthritis research.

Research has shown art adds to one’s well-being and therefore is a great element in managing chronic diseases on a holistic level. Moreover, art adds an extra factor of excitement and depth to the Soirée each year with the introduction of a different art form. Arthritis Research Canada is thrilled to announce the amazing world-renowned violinist Jenny Bae, accompanied by members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, as the evening’s entertainment. Jenny’s dazzling performances have wowed international crowds for over a decade, performing solo and with artists such as Luciano Pavarotti, Eric Clapton, Elton John and Andrea Bocelli. The Julliard trained Bae has captivated audiences which have most notably included the British Royal Family, Crown Princess of Saudi Arabia, George Clooney and Mikhail Gorbachev.


About Arthritis Research Canada

With more than 100 different types, arthritis is the number one cause of chronic pain for more than 350 million people worldwide, including 5.25 million Canadians, 680,000 of whom reside in British Columbia. Said a different way, one in six of us is affected by arthritis. Arthritis Research Canada is committed to leading research, finding answers and saving lives. Our mission is to transform the lives of people living with arthritis through research and engagement. Our vision is a future where research-based services, tools and knowledge empower people living with arthritis to triumph over pain and disability.

In 2000, the Arthritis Research Centre of Canada was established by world-renowned scientist and rheumatologist, Dr. John Esdaile and a dedicated Board of Directors. Together, they shared a vision to conduct practical research for everyday living. Research that would immediately touch and improve the lives of people living with arthritis through more timely and cost effective solutions. Known today as Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) the organization has grown to become national in scope and includes three centres; British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec. With a dedicated, team of more than 70 research scientists and staff, ARC’s work in arthritis prevention, early diagnosis and treatment, and quality of life issues is internationally recognized.

ARC’s patient-driven research is helping to reduce the burden of arthritis, giving people with this disease better, more timely, and cost-effective solutions to address their healthcare needs.


For more information and to learn how you can make a difference visit Arthritis Research Canada.


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