Joseph Calleja Headlines Opera Naples’ ‘Bal à Paris’ Gala

By David Salazar

Opera Naples has announced its “Bal à Paris” gala, which is slated for Feb. 17, 2021.

The event, which will take place at the Arthrex One in Naples, Florida, will celebrate Verdi’s “La Traviata” by paying tribute to French arts and culture. There will also be live entertainment including performances by famed tenor Joseph Calleja, who is also Honorary Chairperson for Opera Naples, and conductor Ramón Tebar at the piano.

Attendees will also get a chance to dance outdoors.

The event is sponsored by Crown Jewelers and Karl & Joanne Wysse. Gulfshore Life is the Media Sponsor for the gala.

Opera Naples is set to launch its Festival Under the Stars this March. The showcase will include a recital by Calleja, a production of “La Traviata,” and a concert version of “West Side Story.” The Festival will take place between March 10-13.