The 18th Annual Viennese Opera Ball:
An Enchanted Evening
The annual Viennese Opera
Ball is one of the most prestigious events in the Ottawa social
calendar. A true celebration of Austrian culture, cuisine, music – and
The 18th annual Viennese Opera
Ball will be held on the evening of Saturday, February 1, 2014 in
the Ballroom at the historic Fairmont Chateau
The evening begins with a VIP Champagne Reception. The
‘call to dinner’ is announced by a trumpet fanfare, where the
Fairmont Chateau Laurier’s culinary team will serve an incredible menu of
The Opening Ceremonies are followed by the entrance of
Debutantes and Cavaliers, who demonstrate a
traditional Viennese Polonaise and
invite guests to begin dancing the night away.
Throughout the evening, guests are treated to a
number of special
musical performances from world-class Opera singers and inspiring young
students participating in the OrKidstra Music Program.
Guests will also have the opportunity to take part
in a group
dance lesson, featuring instruction on waltzing and more.