Posts tagged "Lyric Opera of Chicago"

Lyric Opera's Opening Night Gala: Always an elegant affair

Renee Fleming and Tim Jessell
The Women’s Board of the world-renowned Lyric Opera of Chicago, led by event co-chairs Mrs. Nancy Crown and Mrs. Caryn Harris, hosted the 61st annual Opening Night Gala on September 26. This always-elegant evening began with red carpet arrivals outside the Civic Opera House before more than 3000 guests entered the theatre to enjoy Mozart’s... Read more »

Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125th with star-studded performance and gala

Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125th with star-studded performance and gala
Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, built in 1889, is celebrating a BIG birthday!  This national historic landmark, located at 50 E. Congress Pkwy., will toast 125 years at its Anniversary Gala,, “Living the History – 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre,” on December 9 at the Theatre and the Palmer House Hilton.  The glamorous... Read more »

The Elegant Lyric Opera Gala is a "Night Under the Czars"!

The Lyric’s 28th annual “Fantasy of the Opera” featured a “Night Under the Czars” with an elegant Russian themed night to remember.  More than 500 guests attended this fundraiser hosted by the Lyric’s Guild Board of Directors at the Civic Opera House on Friday, January 27th,  and chaired by Nancy Temple with her co-chair, Courtney... Read more »
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The Lyric Opera Opening Night Gala: Another Elegant Year

Stephanie Harris, Elizabeth Ryan, Trisha Rooney Alden and Eve Rogers.
There are two things that are a given on Opening Night of the Lyric Opera.  You will see fabulous gowns and a Grand Ballroom decorated unlike any other.  The performances are always wonderful too, of course, but my favorite part is seeing the people and the decor.  The VIP private reception for donors and members... Read more »