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Lyric Opera Circle – Lyric Opera Ball 2022, “Una Notte a Roma”

Loews Kansas City Hotel was the site for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball 2022, “Una Notte a Roma.” Gigi Rose served as chairman of the April 9th event. Cocktails, a silent auction, and dinner (served in courses, as in Rome) were on the agenda. There were performances by resident artists from the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, with musical selections sung in Italian, as well as strolling musicians – a violinist and an accordionist. In addition, there was dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. 

Chairman Gigi and Gary Rose


Tina and Eric Miller, Dr. Veronika McDonald, Jeremy Espey, and Karen and Dr. John Yungmeyer


Dr. John and Karen Yungmeyer, Christian Romero, Lauren Stollman, and Rita and Steve Stollman


Roy Smith, DeeAnna Hiett, Andrew Elsberry and Tempe Ostergren Elsberry, Deanna Diebolt, Sharon Barry, and Peggy and Terry Dunn


Mike Hunter, Sherry Love, Jenny Manka, Joanne Mullin, Dr. Elaine Ford, Melissa Ford, and Dr. Eric Malloy


Vince and Julie Clark, Barbara Storm, Suzanne Shank, and Rachael and Dr. Nelson Sabates


Richard and Nicole Browne, Craig Sole, and Hilary and Dr. John Fried


Dr. James and Mary Beth Gentry with Kerry and Bill Hartnett


(Seated) Heather Ward, Sara Makara, Noelle Talbot, and Ashley Burnett (standing) Nicholas Lopez, Levi Tobias, Andrew Garton, Nathan Stech, Andrew Price, Anthony Perkins, Lauren Magary, Shannon Rolle, Alexis White, and Catie Pedersen

Featured in the May 28, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Strauss Peyton


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