The official opening of the social scene in Los Angeles is the LA Opera's Weekend Gala, which brings out the opulent operaphiles from our arts and entertainment community. Among those attending the opening night performance of Beethoven's Fidelio (the only opera he ever wrote) were billionaire philanthropists Eli and Edye Broad, Sid and Mercedes Bass, Michael and Jane Eisner, playwright, David Mamet, and Dennis and Elizabeth Tito ( fresh from his high flying trek to the International Space Station. And speaking of being "out of this world", what a performance by soprano Anja Kampe as Lenore! Not easy to break through Beethoven's orchestral outbursts, and still retain her feminine qualities, (even though she is disguised as a man in most of the opera).