Janet Langhart Cohen and William Cohen
Placido Domingo, Susan Lehrman, Amb. Zhang Yesui and Kenneth Feinberg
Nina Pillsbury and Veronica Valencia-Sarukhan
Capricia and Rob Marshall
The Party: Over 800 guests attended the Washington National Opera’s spring ball, which transformed the Chinese Embassy into a two-floor representation of both modern and ancient China. The Players: Guests, including event chair Susan Lerhman, philanthropist Adrienne Arsht and US Chief of Protocol Capricia Marshal, marveled as chefs prepared dinner from hundreds of Peking ducks hanging from the gallery walls. Best in Show: The WNO paid homage to the famous tenor and retiring director Placido Domingo with a laser light show and musical tribute for his 15 years of service.
Photography by Daniel Schwartz