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Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Celeste Lanuza, Gaby Natale, Solange Merdinian
The stars of Maria de Buenos Aires: Celeste Lanuza, Gaby Natale (fresh from a stage makeup run-through), and Solange Merdinian. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Audrey Luna
Soprano Audrey Luna performs in Bass Hall. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Joey Wilkinson, Megan Bowdon Wilkinson
Joey Wilkinson, Megan Bowdon Wilkinson Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Flora Wall
Soprano Flora Wall performs during cocktail hour. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Cassie Dunn, Mike Martinez
Cassie Dunn, Mike Martinez Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Joe Illick, Gina Browning
Joe Illick, Gina Browning Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018,
Patrons take a selfie in front of the flower wall. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Paulina Magdaleno, Nancy Tran
Paulina Magdaleno, Nancy Tran Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018
Chef Lanny Lancarte's fourth course: carne asada, organic herb chimichurri, vegetable terrine, and manchego puree of potato. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Kyle and Barbara Jordan, FWO Director Tuomas Hiltunen and Damon Clyde
Kyle Jordan, Barbara Jordan, Tuomas Hiltunen, Damon Clyde Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018
Twisted Tulip created beautiful centerpieces and an amazing flower wall photo backdrop. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018
Dessert of churros, alfajores, and chocolate banana bread are passed on trays. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Anthony Anderson
Anthony Anderson sings on the stage of Bass Hall. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Luke Chacko
Luke Chacko performs on the Bass Hall stage. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Megan Bowdon Wilkinson, Suzy Williams
Megan Bowdon Wilkinson, Suzy Williams Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, chef Lanny Lancarte
Chef Lanny Lancarte created the menu and catered the event. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Jacques Marquis, Sandra Doan
Jacques Marquis, Sandra Doan Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, Mark Chin and Emily Page
Mark Chin, Emily Page Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018, David Gately
David Gately Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography
Fort Worth Opera Gala 2018
Guests sipped champagne on the Bass Hall stage. Photo by Rebecca Dale Photography