Lyric Opera Wine Auction 2018

Stage by Lyric's Set Design and Production Team (Photo by Todd Rosenberg.)

The Lyric Opera Women’s Board hosted its 30th Anniversary Wine Auction on April 14. Since its inception in 1988, this triennial event has raised more than $11 million for Lyric Opera of Chicago programs and initiatives.

This year’s event was co-chaired by Keith Kiley Goldstein and Women’s Board President Nancy Searle. Shirley W. Ryan was the evening’s honoree, and the Honored Guest was Château Margaux, represented by Deputy General Manager Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos and Global Ambassador Thibault Pontallier.

Lyric Opera Wine Auction: Lester and Renée Crown and Michael Davis

Lester and Renée Crown and Michael Davis (Photo by Robert Kusel.)

Lyric Opera Wine Auction: Paul and Corinne Wood, and Becky and Lester Knight

Paul and Corinne Wood, and Becky and Lester Knight (Photo by Jaclyn Simpson.)

Lyric Opera Wine Auction: Rick Waddell

Rick Waddell (Photo by Jaclyn Simpson.)

Lyric Opera Wine Auction: Nancy Searle, Thibault Pontallier, Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos, Keith Goldstein

Nancy Searle, Thibault Pontallier, Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos, Keith Kiley Goldstein (Photo by Jaclyn Simpson.)

 

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