Every week, one of our photographer colleagues goes to a party for a regular feature in the Sunday Style section called The Scene. This week, photojournalist Evy Mages went to the Belgian ambassador’s residence for an auction party on Nov. 16, where the Opera Camerata performed Puccini’s “La Boheme.” Want to invite a photographer to your party? Email them at thescene@washpost.com.

The Opera Camerata of Washington presents “La Boheme” by Puccini, an opera in a private dinner type setting at the Belgium ambassador residence in Washington.


Belgium Ambassador Jan Matthysen and his wife, Agnes Aerts, talk to guests.


Jesus Hernandez plays Rodolfo and Olga Orlovskaya played Mimi as part of the performance.


Alexandra and Arnaud de Borchgrave during intermission.


Guests dine before the opera performance at the Belgian ambassador’s residence.


Emilio Rabasa, Mexico Ambassador to the OAS, and his wife, Carmen.


Belgium ambassador Jan Matthysen (R) with British ambassador Peter Wesmacott.


Rafael Prieto, (L), secretary of Opera Camerata, and Roger Riggle, director of the production.


Michael Reilly, founder of the Opera Camerata, talks with Liz Sara, VP of the organization, who works for Best Marketing.

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