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Private birthday lunch and premiere of Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria
September 19, 2011, 12:00 am
The birthday celebrations begin with a lunch hosted by board member Giancarla Berti and her husband Luciano at one of the most spectacular private palaces in Italy, Palazzo Crespi, the home of Giulia Maria Crespi. Lunch will be hosted in the gilded ballroom worthy of a king or queen.
At 6pm Bob and Kartell will reveal at a champagne reception a limited edition series of 7 chairs, 7 Electric Chairs – As You Like It, designed by Bob inspired by the 7 ages of man from Shakespears’s As You Like It.
At 8pm Maestro Allessandrini lifts his baton for the overture of Monteverdi’s Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria at Teatro alla Scala. Immediately following the premiere, the director of La Scala, Stephane Lissner hosts an intimate dinner celebrating Bob’s birthday with a small group of friends and the cast.
Tickets are $1000 and admit the buyer to all these activities and include a ticket to the La Scala premiere. To purchase a single ticket via Google Checkout, please click the “Donate” button below.