Opera Philadelphia Chairman and Opening Night Gala Underwriting Sponsor Daniel K. Meyer, M.D. with Underwriting Sponsor David Haas and Contributor Susan Sherman of the Independence Foundation. Opening Night Gala Underwriting Sponsor Sandra K. Baldino with Opera Philadelphia General Director and President David B. Devan Opera Philadelphia Managing Director Annie Burridge with Opening Night Gala Contributor Maria Trafton of Wells Fargo Private Bank and her husband Jack Trafton Opening Night Gala Benefactor Agnes Mulroney (center) with (l-r) Arathi Reddy and Andrew Mulroney, Isabella Spiridigliozzi, Christine Mulroney, and Kate and Geoff Wall Opening Night Gala Benefactor Agnes Mulroney (center) with (l-r) Arathi Reddy and Andrew Mulroney, Isabella Spiridigliozzi, Christine Mulroney, and Kate and Geoff Wall. Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris (center) receives the Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic from the Honorable Andrea Canepari, Italian Consul General (right), while General Director David Devan looks on Gala Committee member Kelley S. Reilly with Opera Philadelphia Board Member Maria Trafton and Pam Jenkins Janice McMillen and Andrew Terhune at the champagne intermission reception The After-Party begins Opening Night Gala Chairs Ady L. Djerassi M.D. (2nd from left) and Robert Golub (far right) with (l-r) Samuel Golub, soprano Lisette Oropesa, and Leah Golub Greg and Therese Narzikul with Opera Philadelphia Associate Director of Individual Giving Jennifer Dubin, and Opening Night Gala Benefactors Rita and Phil Harper La Traviata cast members (r-l) bass-baritone Andrew Bogard (Doctor Grenville), director Paul Curran, baritone Daniel Mobbs (Baron Douphol), soprano Lisette Oropesa (Violetta) and her husband Steven Harris Opening Night Gala Benefactor Kathy Hanrahan with Drew Christiano Christina Cox and Valerie Gay on the dance floor La Traviata cast members tenor Roy Hage (Gastone), soprano Lisette Oropesa (Violetta), and baritone Stephen Powell (Germont) Elizabeth Convery, Brian Lipstein, Martin Ihrig, and Christina Sioutis
Captions from left to right unless otherwise indicated. Photos by Sofia Negron and HughE Dillion.