The 59th Annual Viennese Opera Ball at the Waldorf

24 Feb

For the better part of six decades, the Waldorf Astoria’s grand ballroom has reverted to the 1800s for the Viennese Opera Ball in New York around this time of year.

Debutantes in white dresses swirl through traditional dances as diplomats, musicians and business leaders enjoy the scene from dinner tables. A horse-drawn carriage carrying opera singers steals the spotlight before couples dressed to the nines take to ballroom dancing.

On Friday night, Miss Teen USA 2013 Cassidy Wolf, 19 attended the charitable gala, which, for the first time, benefited Carnegie Hall.

Read the full article from the Wall Street Journal here.

NY-CW084_NYVIEN_G_20140223181028The 59th Annual Viennese Opera Ball at the Waldorf

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