The VOB, a white tie charity gala, draws an international audience that includes Diplomats, Dignitaries and Debutantes. This is a high-caliber venue, but by reputation, the best party around! The VOB features Peter Duchin and his Orchestra, opera singers from New York’s Metropolitan Opera Company performing an adaptation of Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio”, West Point Cadets, Midnight Quadrille (Germanic square dance), horse and carriage, and so much more.
Viennese Opera Ball in New York- 21 February 2014
The 59th consecutive Viennese Opera Ball (VOB) on February 21, 2014, at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York.
The Ball will launch Carnegie Hall’s 3-week festival, “Vienna, City of Dreams.” Carnegie Hall, the beneficiary of the Ball, has a rich history of more than 120 years of concerts featuring Viennese artists and works by Viennese composers. The VOB, long recognized as the premier US venue celebrating Austria’s cultural legacy, was asked to introduce the Carnegie Hall festival more than a year ago.
The VOB is actually two venues: the formal 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Ball with 4-course seated dinner; and the 1:00 to 4:00 a.m. Tanz Bar that follows, featuring Jazz Band/Dance bands in one room (with buffet supper), DJ in another room (with buffet supper), and Vienna Coffee House in a yet another room (with custom pastries created by the Waldorf’s pastry chef).
To learn more about the VOB please visit www.vienneseoperaball.us; to learn more about ticket availability, you may link to the office through the website’s Contact page.