LA BELLA NOTTE 2015

announces “Carnaval” theme


Saturday, January 24 - 6:30 p.m. - Hilton Nashville Downtown


Nashville Opera Guild’s 21st annual sparkling black-tie celebration, La Bella Notte, will be held Saturday, January 24, to benefit Nashville Opera’s education and outreach programs.  La Bella Notte guests enjoy a gourmet meal, specially selected wines and, between courses, a serenade of arias and musical favorites.  The Francis Robinson Award is presented as part of the evening’s highlights, and there is an exciting silent auction with one-of-a-kind trips and tempting items at every price point.


Devine details and a reservation link will be coming soon!


For more information, please contact Margaret Carpenter.



Past Chairs of La Bella Notte


2014    Morel Enoch Harvey, Ph.D. & Howard Harvey

            Dr. William O. Whetsell, Jr., Honorary Chair

2013   Dancey Trabue Sanders

   Barbara Bovender, Honorary Chair

2012   Anita Greenwood Cash

   Carol Powell Horrar, Co-Chair

   Elizabeth Downing Papel, Honorary Chair

2011   Louise Kitchens and Carla Nelson

   Judy Liff Barker, Honorary Chair

2010   Laura Bearden and Laura Niewold

   Crystal Gayle, Honorary Chair

2009   Helen Brown, Ph.D.

   Brenda Lee, Honorary Chair

2008   Kim Looney and Leslie Douglas-Churchwell, M.D.

2007   Carla Nelson and Randy Farmer

2006    Nancy Coleman, Ruth Roberts Cowan, and Debbie Sanders

2005    Ann Calhoun, Ph.D., and Boyd Bogle

2004    Ann Calhoun, Ph.D., and Boyd Bogle

2003    Tish and Dianne and Jim Neal

2002    Nan and Neil Parrish

2001    Ann Marie McNamara and Anne Whetsell

2000    Joan Davis and Dottie Threadgill

1999    June Bogle and Grace Ann House

1998    Carla Nelson and Kim Harvey Looney

1997    Julie Pursell and Joanne Walker

1996    Melinda Yearwood-Graham and Joanne Horkins

1995    Caroline Grafton-Grattan and Shelley Page

La Bella Notte

FABULOUS 2014 PHOTOS

Kathleen Evers

Chair