Opera singer Denyce Graves Weds Surgeon Robert Montgomery
09/13/2009 AT 12:00 PM EDT
"I wanted my wedding to be a declaration of [the] love in our hearts," says Graves.
At the reception, Graves donned both a white silk gown by Donna Langman and a Vera Wang champagne chiffon dress, while guests enjoyed the scenery of the historical Anderson House including a reflecting pool and sculptures.
"Robert and I are cut from the same fabric," says Graves. "We have the same sense of humor and our hearts speak the same language."
The couple were also married in a spiritual African wedding ceremony on Aug. 18 in the Masai Mara village in Kenya.