NitePics: Inside the New York City Opera's Spring Gala Cocktail Hour

In celebration of the 2010 Spring Season opening, the New York City Opera threw a Spring Gala and Opera Ball. NiteSide got inside the event's cocktail hour.

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Celebrity chef Bobby Flay and his wife, actress Stephanie March, attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Servers wait for guests to arrive before the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Gemma Arnold and Kamil Nieroda attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Patrick Daughtry, costume designer E.V. Day and Ted Lee attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball. Day's designs hung above the soiree as decoration.
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Costumes by E.V. Day for the opera were hung as decoration in the room above the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Atmosphere at the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Lexi Robertson and Nolan McKew attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Britten Heft and Greg Wolfe attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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A server waits for guests to arrive before the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Lisa and Daniel Dashman attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Ted Huffman and Thea Little attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Caren Silber and Aimee Calandria attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball. Silber is the mother of Jennifer Zetlan, the soprano who plays Laoula in L'Etoile for the opera.
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Claire Kelly, Bill Babis and Claudia Kelly attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Joyce Castle, Bianca Kawecki and Jonathan Sheffer attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Marie-Monique Steckel, Younghee Wait, Herbert Wachtell and Svetlana Wachtell attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Sara Carlson and Leigh Remy attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Coco Kopelman and Michael Lynch attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Vinson Cole, Lynn Loacker and Ed Yim attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Robert Meya and Bonnie Wang attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Maisie Kiser and Margaret Curtis attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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Linda Hafner and Carlo Lamagna attend the cocktail hour of the New York City Opera's Spring Gala and Opera Ball.
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