If there is one that that marks the annual Viennese Opera Ball in New York, its that it is classic. Where else can New Yorkers wear ball gowns and white tie dress code?
This year’s event was held at The Plaza New York on May 12, with performances by world-renowned opera stars, including Stephen Costello and Joyce El-Khoury, both leading performers at the Metropolitan Opera, alongside Nathalie Peña Comas and Johanna Will.
The ball was guest chaired by New York philanthropist Jean Shafiroff alongside Denise Rich, who were both being co-honored to benefit Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.
The night was inspired by Carmen,
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