It was a night of bewitching beauties at theopening of Washington Balletís 25th anniversaryseason on November 1. Performances ofGeorge Balanchineís The Four Temperamentsand Choo-San Gohís In the Glow of the Nightpreceded the world premiere of ArtisticDirector Septime Webreís sexy, stylized versionof Carmen with Michele Jimenez as thebewitching, young gypsy woman. On hand forthe festivities were Queen Noor, Jim Kimsey,Spanish Ambassador Javier Ruperez, ColombianAmbassador Luis Alberto Moreno, SingaporeAmbassador Heng Chee Chan and EcuadoranAmbassador Ivonne A-Baki (doing her ownshare of bewitching). A Roof Terrace black-tiedinner followed the performances. All thatpassion and dinner too!
Gala Chair: Deborah Stark Sigmund