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Opera Opulence oozes wows

Published:Thursday | March 19, 2015 | 2:38 PM
Soprano Christina Collier (second left), tenor Gilles San Juan (left) share lens time with Tryall's Richard Ferdinand and his wife Melissa.
From left: French opera singers, Christina Collier and Gilles San Juan and their hosts Theresa and Andrew Roberts pose for the cameras after their performance at the couple's Hanover Grange villa at Tryall in Hanover.
James Goren and Ashley Martin at 'Opera Opulence' Hanover Grange at the Tryall Club on Tuesday night.
Tryall's Patricia Henry and Richard Ferdinand.


Theresa and Andrew Roberts hand-picked an intimate group of classical music lovers and gifted them with the melodic voices of French soprano, Christina Collier and tenor, Gilles San Juan, at their fabulous Hanover Grange Villa at Tryall Club.

It was a Tuesday evening, and though uncommon for the start of the week, those invited were to asked to dress formal and rightly so. The women were glitzy and the men debonair.

The setting was perfect, and no Parisian or London theatre compared to the acoustics that the Roberts have put into their vacation home, which was obviously built for hosting only classy affairs.

Renowned for flying the Jamaican flag high in the UK and Europe, the Roberts last year presented a weekend of fashion with international designers to the stars Isabell Kristensen Christopher Childs and Natalie Talbott.

crËme de la crËme IN WINES

True to their reputation of hosting the likes of Ivana Trump, Nia Long and Nancy Dell'Olio, Roberts and her husband were en forme on Tuesday night, as they partnered with Rosh Marketing and Johnny Walker for the crËme de la crËme in red and white wines.

Organised by Richard Ferdinand, director of guest services at Tryall, the specially invited guests included Jeannie Robinson-Foster and daughter Ashley Foster, Patricia Henry, Karen Neita, Odette Dyer and son, Jelani Howell, Candis and William Craig, Melissa Chang-Ferdinand, Philipp Hofer and Tanisa Samuel, Chester Francis-Jackson, Catherine Goodall, David Annakie, Nasha-Monique Douglas, Dr Guna Muppuri, Rosh Ramchandani and Sonja Nalkiran.