The Ballet Association Dinner 2016

…held on May 10th, at the Bloomsbury Hotel, London

Our guests this year were:Kevin O’Hare, Christopher Powney, Jonathan Cope, Dame Monica Mason, Christopher Saunders, Sir Peter Wright, Lesley Collier, Philip Mosley, Johanna Adams Farley, Ricardo Cervera, Paul Lewis, Matthew Golding, Laura Morera, Thiago Soares, Genesia Rosato, Johannes Stepanek, Akane Takada, Valentino Zucchetti, Leanne Cope, Fumi Kaneko, Paul Kay, Mayara Magri, Tomas Mock, Grace Blundell, Reece Clarke, Ashley Dean, Benjamin Ella, Anna Rose O’Sullivan and Mariko Sasaki.

During the dinner we marked the retirement from dancing with the Company of Leanne Cope, Genesia Rosato and Ricardo Cervera, and celebrated the 90th birthday year of Sir Peter Wright and members Frances Cowen and Geoffrey Griffiths.

We are, as ever, grateful to Company members for giving up one of their few spare evenings to join us. Photographs are by John Pirie.