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66th Viennese Opera Ball
May 13 @ 8:00 pm – May 14 @ 4:00 am
The 66th Viennese Opera Ball, the oldest and most prestigious outside of Vienna, will be held at Cipriani 42nd Street. This gala will benefit the music therapy program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center with support from Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. The Gala chairs for the evening will be Denise Rich and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff. The vice chairs will be Sylvia Hemingway and Peter Thomas Roth.
Top opera stars Donata d’Annunzio Lombardi, Carolina López Moreno, Iurii Samoilov, and Johanna Will have been confirmed to perform at the 66th Viennese Opera Ball, with opera star Nadine Sierra joining as Honorary Guest. The annual white tie charity gala honors Austria and America’s cultural and economic ties, uniting two continents, two cities, and two centuries in one glamorous evening. 8:00 PM – Reception; 9 PM – 4 AM – Ballroom