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Washington Concert Opera's Annual Gala Featuring Erin Morley

Save the date for an extraordinary evening of music and elegance as the Washington Concert Opera prepares to host its highly anticipated annual gala on September 20, 2023. Set against the magnificent backdrop of the Embassy of France, this grand affair promises to be a night to remember.

At the heart of the showcase are two exceptional artists: the renowned soprano, Erin Morley, and the accomplished pianist, Gerald Martin Moore. With her captivating talent, Morley previously graced the stage of the Washington Concert Opera in 2022, mesmerizing audiences with her portrayal of the title role in "Lakmé." Her star continues to ascend as she embarks on a series of remarkable performances around the world. Operabase reports that her upcoming engagements include captivating audiences with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, enchanting the BBC Proms, captivating the Houston Symphony, gracing the Royal Opera House and Teatro alla Scala, thrilling audiences at the Philharmonie de Paris, enthralling the Handel and Haydn Society, collaborating with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, leaving a lasting impression on Vocal Arts DC, and captivating the audience at the Bayerische Staatsoper.

In addition to the extraordinary musical performances, the gala will feature a silent auction and raffle, offering attendees the opportunity to acquire unique treasures while supporting the company's noble cause. The enchanting evening will commence with a delightful cocktail hour, where guests can mingle and revel in the anticipation of the forthcoming musical delights. Following the prelude, a sumptuous formal dinner will be served, providing a feast for the senses to accompany the symphonic feast on stage. The festivities will commence at 6 p.m., promising an unforgettable experience for all in attendance.

What makes this event even more special is its purpose. All proceeds generated from the gala will go towards supporting the Washington Concert Opera's vital outreach, education, and performance activities throughout the year. By attending this magical evening, guests will not only indulge in an enchanting musical journey but also contribute to the preservation and advancement of the performing arts in the community.

Mark your calendars, secure your finest attire, and immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Washington Concert Opera's annual gala. Join us at the Embassy of France on September 20, 2023, as we unite in celebration of music, culture, and the power of artistic expression.


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