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Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

Kelly Privitera and Jill Ingram Reynolds were the co-hosts for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon, which was held on May 3rd at Lidia’s Kansas City. The new board was installed, with Mary Beth Gentry, the outgoing president, passing the gavel to Carmen Sabates, the incoming president. Edie Downing and Juliette Singer, Lyric Opera Ball co-chairmen, thanked members for their dedication. The festivities included a musical performance by Krista Renée Pape and Luke Harnish, Lyric Opera resident artists.

Peggy Beal and Karen Yungmeyer with Juliette Singer and Edie Downing, Ball co-chairmen


Lisa Hickok, Olga Ganzen, and Deanna Diebolt


Kristina Klug, Nicole Browne, and Jenny Manka


Mary Beth Gentry, outgoing president


Barbara Haviland with Michael Breeden, Lyric Opera of Kansas City


Elaina Sansone, Amy Embry, and Kelly Privitera, co-host (out of camera range) Jill Ingram Reynolds, co-host

Featured in the June 10, 2023 issue of The Independent. 


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