April 18th • The Cosmos Club
PHOTOS BY RACHEL SMITH
THE EVENT: A tribute to the late Martin
Feinstein, the first executive director of the
Kennedy Center and general manager of the
Washington Opera, who started the Young
Concert Artist Series (which has presented
the Washington debuts of exceptional young
musicians from all over the world since 1979).
THE SCENE: Guests were dazzled by a concert
from Young Concert Artists Jennifer Check,
(soprano) and DaXun Zhang (double bass),
followed by a seated dinner and a live auction
initiated by a serenade from the gala chairmen.
THE GUESTS: Marcia Feinstein, Gala Chairmen
Anthony DiResta and Terrance Mason, Wayne
and Beth Gibbens, Kenneth R. Woodcock,
Bitsey Folger, Karon Cullen, Roland Celette,
Ann Stock, Rolf Graage, Keiko Kaplan, Judith
Terra, Dr. Ahmad Esfandiary and his wife Judy,
Gilan Tocco Corn, Tunkey and Richard Riley
and Renee Robinson.