Washington National Opera Opening Night/Lucretia Borgia Cast Party

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Luis Alberto Moreno and JoAnn Mason

Luis Alberto Moreno and JoAnn Mason

Location: Organization of American States

WL SPONSORED EVENTPhotos by Kyle Samperton

DINING WITH A DIVA: Soprano Renée Fleming wowed the crowd at the Kennedy Center as the conflicted maternal poisoner in Donizetti’s rarely-performed 1833 work, then did it again at the glam post-performance dinner (along with hunky Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo, a former Sistine Chapel Choir soloist). Guests marveled at Placido Domingo conducting, the Star Wars-ish costumes and lavish sets (both by director John Pascoe) during cocktails, a late supper and Maestro Domingo’s inevitably lengthy thanks-yous and tributes to the cast and crew.

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