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Party photos of the week: Opera Atelier Versailles Gala

Forget Opera Atelier, this night was all about Michael Wekerle. The new addition to Dragon’s Den, and big Opera Atelier supporter, stole the spotlight at the sixth annual Versailles Gala and brought his fellow Dragons up to the stage while he was at it. Held at the Four Seasons Hotel, the Opera Atelier fundraiser was a tribute to the marriage of Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI, complete with performances by Chris Enns and Mireille Asselin, who played the happy couple. CBC’s Anne-Marie Mediwake hosted the crowd of Toronto’s most prestigious and devout arts lovers, many of whom spent the night shushing and finger-wagging the younger generation who furiously documented the experience on their mobile phones. The evening raised $200,000 to support the company’s international touring and return to Versailles in France this May. parties@globeandmail.com

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Patricia Barretto and Nicole Myers attend The Versailles Gala, Opera Atelier's annual fundraiser, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Wednesday April 2.

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Co-Artistic Director Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg.

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Opera Ateilier singers Adam Fisher and Mireille Asselin.

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Monica Calzaretto.

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Barbara Ramljak and Michael Eustace.

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Robin Kay.

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Anne-Marie Mediwake.

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Edward Tracz and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg.

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Raj Kothari.

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Anne-Marie Mediwake.

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Students Lukas Malkowski and Elizabeth Kalashnikova.

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Marcia Lewis Brown.

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Carlie Wekerle.

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Yulia Rybakova.

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Arlene Dickinson.

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Jim Treliving and Michael Wekerle.

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Jim Treliving, Arlene Dickinson, Michael Wekerle and Vikram Vij.

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Annie Morwood.

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Meghan Lindsay with Michael Wekerle.

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Vikram Vij, Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul attend The Versailles Gala.

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