Society / The Seen

Houston Symphony Ball Underwriters’ Dinner

BY // 04.29.15
photography Priscilla Dickson

What: Cocktails and dinner catered by Barbara McKnight of Culinaire for the 80 underwriters of the Houston Symphony Ball.

Where: The ballroom at Sue and Lester Smith‘s home.

Who: Ball chairs Lisa and Jerry Simon and Sherry and Jim Smith; Ball honorees Cora Sue and Harry Mach and Jesse TutorSymphony CEO Mark Hanson, who announced the 2016 Ball chairs, Jana and Scotty Arnoldy; Robert Sloan; and Courtney and Bill Toomey;

PC Moment: After the exciting announcement that the Symphony has already raised $1.3 million, the Smiths introduced a surprise performance: ballroom dancing by two world-champion teams comprised of Yulia Zagoruychenko and Riccardo Cocchi and Katusha Demidova and Arunas Bizokas.

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