The METROPOLITAN OPERA GUILD’S 78th Annual Luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria, NY, December 4, 2012. Stellar Guests include legends Martina Arroyo, George Shirley, Deborah Voight, Harolyn Blackwell, Vinson Cole, Roberta Alexander, Mary Costa, Regina Resnik, Angela Mead winner of 2012 Beverly Sills Artist Award & 2011 Richard Tucker Award), Lawrence Brownlee, Roberta Peters, Susanna Phillips, Lisette Oropesa, Hei-Kyung Hong, Carol Vaness, Barry Tucker (son of Richard Tucker; President of Richard Tucker Music Foundation), and many more. Photograph by Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY © All Rights Reserved.
Legendary African-American Opera singers Vinson Cole, Roberta Alexander, Martina Arroyo, George Shirley, Harolyn Blackwell, and Lawrence Brownlee. The Permanent Contemporary Collection for the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture-New York Public Library. Photograph by Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY © All Rights Reserved.