1. Opera Ball Channels Old and New China at Chinese Embassy [washington]

    Opera Ball Channels Old and New China at Chinese Embassy [washington]
    On Saturday night, the Washington National Opera hosted its annual Opera Ball fund-raiser, held for the first time ever at the chancery of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China. In addition to celebrating Chinese culture and performing arts, the ball also paid tribute to tenor Plácido Domingo, who is stepping down in June after 15 years of serving as Washington National Opera general director. With 800 guests, this year’s ball marked the highest attendance in the event’s history, and raised $2.6 million for the opera, compared with last year’s $1.5 million. Opera ...
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