A bride has not stepped foot across the threshold of the Lima Cathedral since 1949, but on April 5, 2008 wedding bells once again chimed inside the house of worship as Julia Trappe made her grand entrance. Standing in the doorway, the light of the late afternoon sun danced on the intricate beadwork and filtered through the voluminous fabric of the bride’s Massimo Gasparon wedding gown, creating an ethereal effect as she began her walk down the flower-lined, red carpet aisle toward the man she had wed in a civil ceremony on April 23, 2007– tenor Juan Diego Florez.
Looking out from beneath the blusher of her tulle veil, the bride smiled at the guests who rose in her honor, including Peruvian president Alan Garcia, before taking her place by the groom, who looked stylish in a black suit by Ermenegildo Zegna.
Following the five p.m. nuptials, the couple joined family and friends at the Pedro de Osma museum for the reception, El Universal reports.
Following is a clip of the newlyweds from a report on RPPTV– Radioprogramas del Peru: