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62nd Annual Young Patronesses of the Opera Gala

"A Tango Affair" GalaSaturday, November 4, 6:30pm-11:30pm – Hotel Colonnade, 180 Aragon Street, Coral Gables

Miami’s civic and social leaders will join the Young Patronesses of the Opera (YPO), their President Gail Pinon and chair ladies Mary Burke, Carolina Friedhoff, Eeval Kulovaara and Bea Schmied, to celebrate this captivating dance form and the electrifying culture of Buenos Aires at their gala “A Tango Affair”. The annual YPO benefit, now in its 62nd year, is among Miami’s oldest and most prestigious black-tie soirees. “A Tango Affair” will be held at the Hotel Colonnade. The elegant evening will kick off with champagne and cocktails, followed by a seated dinner, and dancing to the sounds of “Manhattan Music”. The renowned dance champion duo Tango Axis will delight guests with their award-winning performance and the Magic City Opera company, under the direction of Graham Fandrei, will perform. Throughout the night, guests will bid on luxury items and special opportunities though a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit YPO’s community programs that support its mission of music and opera education for young people in South Florida. Tickets start at $400. For more info email #ypotango