The Martina Arroyo Foundation celebrated their 10th anniversary at their annual gala and dinner at the JW Marriott Essex House, New York.  The organization, named after opera legend Martina Arroyo, prepares young singers through an educational program that culminates in staged performance productions. This year’s event honored Mark and Sadie Rucker and fashion designer Nanette Lepore. The event featured special opera performances and award presentations. To learn more about Martina’s organization, visit http://martinaarroyofoundation.org/ and check out Sarah Merians’ photos of the event below.

Event Coordination and Production: Lisa Jaffe of Jaffe Events

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