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Lyric Opera Circle – Lyric Opera Ball, “An Evening of Bel Canto”

Carol and C. Humbert Tinsman were the honorary chairmen, and Monica Mitchell-Werp served as the chairman of the Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball, “An Evening of Bel Canto.” The April 5th event was held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The evening featured entertainment by Metropolitan Opera Star Tenor Ben Bliss, who is a native of Prairie Village.

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Mills Baty with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haviland


Mr. and Mrs. C. Humbert Tinsman, Ball honorary chairmen; and Monica Mitchell-Werp, Ball chairman


Dr. and Mrs. Nelson Sabates with Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Diebolt


Kimberlee Ried, Circle president; Deborah Sandler, Lyric Opera of Kansas City; and Monica Mitchell-Werp, Ball chairman


Mr. and Mrs. John Yungmeyer, Mary Leonida, Carolyn Price, and Mr. Louie Ferrer


Ginger Frost, Monica Mitchell-Werp and Dr. Michael Frost


(Seated) Nan Chapman, Mary Nan Thiessen and Marlene DeVilbiss (standing) Mr. David Chapman, Angie Chapman, Mr. Nicholas Dupont, Mr. Michael Thiessen, and Mr. Rex DeVilbiss

Additional photos featured in the June 9, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Strauss Peyton


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