Washington Opera Latin Gala

by Editorial
Victoria Keich, Jerzy Wrobel, and Natalia Marakova

Victoria Keich, Jerzy Wrobel, and Natalia Marakova

Location: DAR Constitution Hall and the Organization of American States

WL SPONSOREDPhotos by Betsy Spruill Clarke, Karin Cooper, and Russell Hirshon

“FROM MY LATIN SOUL”: Plácido Domingo & Company’s thrilling renditions of Latin music favorites, featuring a full orchestra, rising opera stars and talented flamenco, tango, and folkloric dancers, kept the audience firmly planted throughout four encores – or was it five? RHUMBA TIME!: At the post-midnight supper dance where 300  benefactors paid $1,000-and-up to cozy up to the cast, including soprano Virginia Tola,  chic and talented young conductor Alondra de la Parra and her handsome husband Carlos Zedillo Velasco (son of ex-Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo), Mexican Amb. Arturo Sarukhan and wife Veronica, co-chairwomen Lucky Roosevelt and Isabel ErnstRobert Duvall, Vicki Sant, and Jim Kimsey.

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