Annual New york Benefit
Friday, June 2, 2017
5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. Les Indes Galantes - Part IV
8:30 p.m. Benefit Dinner
You are cordially invited to a performance of the Fourth Entrée of Jean-Philippe Rameau's opera-ballet Les Indes Galantes — a story, set in the forests of North America, featuring an imagined peace celebration between a Native American Nation and French and Spanish colonists.
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and conclude with a dinner honoring Catia Chapin.
The performances will take place at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the cocktail reception and dinner will take place at The Ukrainian Institute of America.
His Excellency François Delattre
Ambassador of France to the United Nations
Madame Anne-Claire Legendre
Consul General of France in New York
Madame Bénédicte de Montlaur
Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy to the United States
Honored and Distinguised Patron
Opera Lafayette Leadership in the Arts Award Recipient