Thursday, September 27, 2012

Gala openings and annual luncheons

Cocktails on the mezzanine of the Metropolitan Opera House.
This past Monday night, Russian soprano Anna Netrebko opened her second consecutive Metropolitan Opera opening gala debuting as Adina in Bartlett Sher's staging of "L'elisir d'Amore," followed by dinner.
Courtney Love
Michelle Trachtenberg
Nora Zehetner
Barry Diller and Diane Von Furstenberg
Madison and John Utendahl
Françoise Girard and David G. Knott
Amar'e Stoudemire and Alexis Welch
Jennifer Esposito
Beth Ostrosky Stern
Maggie Grace
Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell
Rob and Marisol Thomas
Erwin Schrott and Anna Netrebko
Tamara Mellon and Bob Colacello
Katie Lee
Amy Sacco
Henrik and Therese Lundqvist
Andrew Saffir and Daniel Benedict
Michele Hicks
Crystal Renn, Zac Posen, and Erin O'Conner
Gillian Miniter
Marta Ornelas and Placido Domingo with family
Anna Netrebko
Martha Stewart
Jessica Hart
Zani Gugelmann
Chloe Malle
Julie Macklowe and Zang Toi
Renee Fleming
Beatrice and Christopher Daggett
Yuki Bouzari
Andrew Saffir and Bianca Jagger
Bettina Holte
Katherine Leitch and Terrence Kooyker
Lawrence Maxwell, Anita Maxwell, Amanda Drost, and Bill Drost
Georgette Mosbacher
Radmila Lolli
David Knott, Francoise Girard, Gary Pinkus, and Mary Pinkus
Chiu-Ti Jansen
Vicki and Chris Kellogg
Chiu-Ti Jansen, Shayne Doty, and Adrienne Arsht
Jeisa Chiminazzo and Lorenzo Martone
Jamie Figg and Margo Langenberg
Patti Smith and Jessie Smith
Jean Shafiroff
The National Osteoporosis Foundation hosted a luncheon this past Monday at the Pierre to raise awareness and funds to support those living with osteoporosis and to prevent the disease in coming generations. The event was chaired by Gail Sheehy, bestselling author of "Passages," Sharon Marantz Walsh and Dr. Max Gomez. They honored Felicia Cosman, MD., Barbara Hannah Grufferman, and Jane Hanson.
Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Gail Sheehy, Dr. Felicia Cosman, Jane Hanson, Barbara Grufferman, Dr. Andrea Singer
Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Gail Sheehy, Dr. Felicia Cosman, Jane Hanson, Barbara Grufferman, and Dr. Andrea Singer
Dr. Nieca Goldberg, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Dr. Eva Kosta
Dr. Nieca Goldberg, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, and Dr. Eva Kosta
Sahra Lese, Dr. Ethel Siris
Sahra Lese and Dr. Ethel Siris
Michelle Mosner, Kathy Nicpon, Elaine Dobrutsky
Michelle Mosner, Kathy Nicpon, and Elaine Dobrutsky
Peter Martino, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Dr. Robert Recker
Peter Martino, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, and Dr. Robert Recker
Matt Pappajohn, Beth Recker, Rachael Recker, Susan Recker, Dr. Robert Recker, Josie Ellerman, Sarah Recker, Dion Stroble
Matt Pappajohn, Beth Recker, Rachael Recker, Susan Recker, Dr. Robert Recker, Josie Ellerman, Sarah Recker, and Dion Stroble
Paula Zahn, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Jane Hanson
Paula Zahn, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, and Jane Hanson
Andrea March, Dr. Fran Gare, Judy McLaren
Andrea March, Dr. Fran Gare, and Judy McLaren
Dr. Robert Recker, Debra Lappin
Dr. Robert Recker and Debra Lappin
Judy McLaren, Amy Porter, Anne Akers, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Andrea March
Judy McLaren, Amy Porter, Anne Akers, Sharon Marantz-Walsh, and Andrea March
Susan Duffy, Jane Weitzman, Jackie Seaman
Susan Duffy, Jane Weitzman, and Jackie Seaman
Kathleen Giordano, Dawne Marie Grannum, Joy Marks
Kathleen Giordano, Dawne Marie Grannum, and Joy Marks
Barbara Grufferman, Sarah Grufferman, Elizabeth Grufferman, Howard Grufferman
Barbara, Sarah, Elizabeth, and Howard Grufferman
Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Countess Brachi, Kirke Walsh
Sharon Marantz-Walsh, Countess Brachi, and Kirke Walsh
Carol Saline, Dr. Max Gomez
Carol Saline and Dr. Max Gomez
C. Berdon Lawrence, Gail Sheehy, Dr. Robert Gagel
C. Berdon Lawrence, Gail Sheehy, and Dr. Robert Gagel
Howard Gruffman, Kelley Connors
Howard Gruffman and Kelley Connors
Molly Lippert, Connie Lippert
Molly and Connie Lippert
James Palazza, Kathleen Giordano, Peter Martino
James Palazza, Kathleen Giordano, and Peter Martino
Dr. Felicia Cosman, Susan Randall, Dr. Andrea Singer
Dr. Felicia Cosman, Susan Randall, and Dr. Andrea Singer
Sasha Clynes, Dr. Felicia Cosman, Dr. Neville Clynes
Sasha Clynes, Dr. Felicia Cosman, and Dr. Neville Clynes
Dr. Andrea Singer, Seth Ginsberg
Dr. Andrea Singer and Seth Ginsberg
Lauren Brandt, Carol Saline, Paul Rathblott
Lauren Brandt, Carol Saline, and Paul Rathblott
Dr. Ethel Siris, Ethel LeFrak
Dr. Ethel Siris and Ethel LeFrak
Also this past Monday night the American Theatre Wing honored the Redgrave Family at its annual gala at the Plaza Hotel. The evening honored the Redgrave family's six generations of outstanding work and invaluable contributions to the theatre. The evening also honored Theodore Chapin, Executive Director of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization and for his work as chairman of the American Theatre Wing.

The Redgrave family has been on the forefront of the creative arts for more than a century. Six generations of Redgraves and their spouses have included such celebrated artists as Michael Redgrave, Rachel Kempson, Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, Natasha Richardson, Liam Neeson, Franco Nero, Joely Richardson, Jemma Redgrave, director Carlo Nero, and photographer Annabel Clark.
Daisy Bevan, Ben Clark, Daniel Neeson, Michael Neeson, Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Kika Markham, Carlo Gabriel Nero, Annabel Clark, Gabriel Owen
Daisy Bevan, Ben Clark, Daniel Neeson, Michael Neeson, Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Kika Markham, Carlo Gabriel Nero, Annabel Clark, and Gabriel Owen
William Ivey Long, Vanessa Redgrave, Heather Hitchens, and Joely Richardson
Patrick Brown, Chantal Riley, Elton Fitzgerald White
Patrick Brown, Chantal Riley, and Elton Fitzgerald White
Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
Angelica Page
Angelica Page
Pia Lindstrom
Star Jones
Heather Hitchens
Heather Hitchens
Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Celia Keenan-Bolger
Andrew and Celia Keenan-Bolger
Ron Raines and Theodore S. Chapin
Harold Prince
Harold Prince
Noelle Kowalczik, Mark W. Smith
Noelle Kowalczik and Mark W. Smith
Judy Collins
Judy Collins
Daryl Roth, Jordan Roth
Daryl and Jordan Roth
Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson
Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson
Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave
Franco Nero and Vanessa Redgrave
Brian Dennehy
Brian Dennehy
Oliver Platt
Oliver Platt
Joan Didion
Patrick Page
Patrick Page
Morley Safer
Penny Fuller
Penny Fuller
Jamie DeRoy
Jamie DeRoy
Photographs by PatrickMcmullan.com