Join Broadway singer, actress, and Festival Napa Valley favorite Christina Maxwell in conversation as she shares her story and performs several of her favorite songs following a four-course gourmet dinner paired with a specially curated selection of wines from Far Niente at the 2022 Taste of Cabernet Winemakers Dinner at the Cabernet Classic.
Maxwell has performed to acclaim with orchestras and in concert across the globe as well as served as the executive director of High Line Nine Galleries and worked as a pediatric oncology arts therapist for the New York City based nonprofit RipRap, providing one-on-one music and art sessions to children battling cancer.
Proceeds from the evening benefit the SommFoundation’s educational scholarships for Napa County women working in the wine and spirits business.
$225 per guest
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Produced by three female artists who work to spread art and dance to a wider audience, A Night at the Ballet presents the very best of the dance world with a range of works, from classical to contemporary, performed by dancers from San Francisco Ballet, Houston Ballet, and more.
Melanie Hamrick is a professionally trained ballerina whose onstage career spanned over 16 years with American Ballet Theatre. A graduate of The Kirov Academy of Ballet, Hamrick has worked with Alexei Ratmansky, Christopher Wheeldon, Benjamin Millepied, Twyla Tharp, Kevin McKenzie, and Mark Morris.
Joanna DeFelice is a producer, artist, dancer, and teacher. A graduate of the Kirov Academy of Ballet, she has toured internationally with Peridance Contemporary Dance Company and worked with Debbie Allen on numerous productions at the Kennedy Center.
Christine Shevchenko was born in Odessa, Ukraine where she was chosen to train in rhythmic gymnastics and ballet at an Olympic School. She is presently a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre.
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