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BLO opens season in style

Soprano So Young Park with boyfriend David Tay at the BLO event.

Roger Farrington

Soprano So Young Park with boyfriend David Tay at the BLO event.

Boston Lyric Opera celebrated its 37th season with a soiree and a VIP after-party at the Wang Theatre. (The company’s production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” debuted earlier at the Shubert Theatre.) The evening raised $645,000 for the BLO, the largest amount ever raised by the annual gala. The crowd included BLO artistic director Esther Nelson, who wore a dress by Alexander McQueen; architect Ann Beha, who wore a handmade ensemble from Shanghai; Lynn Dale, CEO of Lynn Dale Events, who wore Tadashi Shoji; and State Street VP Jessica Donohue, who wore Nicole Miller.

Due to a reporting error, an earlier version had an incorrect spelling of David Tay.

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