This was the sight greeting visitors to the Vienna Opera Ball earlier tonight. "Our opera house is not a bunga-bungalow" says the one at the front - a reference to grizzled millionaire Richard Lugner's escort (in every possible sense), Ruby.
Here are the pair, raising Austria's cultural profile with Lugner's other guest - yes it's JR himself, Larry Hagman:
Raising the tone considerably were Anna Netrebko, Erwin Schrott, and Erwin's daughter Iara, guests of the Staatsoper's new director, Dominique Meyer:
On stage for a couple of numbers was the scrubbed-up Elina Garanca:
And guess who turned up on a whim, just because he happened to be in the area?