Shirley Ryan, creator of the magnificent benefit
By Megan McKinney
Honored Guest Laurent Drouhin and his wife, Beatrice, were joined by Lyric Opera of Chicago Women’s Board President Nancy Santi, Wine Auction 2023 Co-Chairs Nancy Searle and Erica Sandner and Co-Vice Chair Suzanne Mulshine. Laurent Drouhin’s Burgundy winery, Maison Joseph Drouhin, spans four generations and 142 years.
Suzette Bulley with Eileen and Chris Murphy and Paul Chevalier. Eileen Murphy was Suzanne Mulshine’s Co-Vice Chair of the evening.
Sheila and David Ormesher entered on the Red Carpet . . .
As did Ann Ziff . . .
JoAnn Gilbert-Holmes, J. Douglas Gray, Marion Cameron Gray . . .
And Amelia and Alejandro Silva.
Suzette and Lucy Bulley were there with Lyric Board member Allan E. Bulley III
Margarita Chavez-Tatro and Mark Tatro
Auctioneer Ben Ferdinand
Always a major supporter of Lyric events, Liz Stiffel was Catalogue Sponsor.
Sylvia Neil and Amy Carbone
Paul Chevalier and Karen Gray-Krehbiel
Matthew Ozawa, Penelope Steiner and Jordan Dann
Eileen and Chris Murphy
Doug Cohen, Lori Komisar and Morris Silverman
Nancy Searle, Nancy Santi and Erica Sandner:”See you in 2026!”
Photo Credits: Jaclyn Simpson, Diane M. Smutny, Daryl Wilkerson