An Evening on the Stage 2018
An Evening on the Stage 2018

A Celebration of John and Cynthia Fry Gunn

The glamorous event was held on stage at the San Francisco Opera!

The San Francisco Opera Guild recently honored Bay Area philanthropists John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn at the sixth annual “An Evening on the Stage,” one of the highlights of the fall social season.

Held on the stage of the War Memorial Opera House, the dinner was co-chaired by Kim Dempster and Linle J. Froeb, with décor by J. Riccardo Benavides.

Cynthia Fry Gunn, John Gunn, Charlotte Shultz
Cynthia Fry Gunn, John Gunn, Charlotte Shultz

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Among those attending were Dede Wilsey, SF Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock, Opera Guild President Mary Poland, and philanthropist Bernard Osher, among others.

See photos from the elegant event below!

Golda Schultz
Golda Schultz

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Elizabeth Birka-White, Jane Mudge
Elizabeth Birka-White, Jane Mudge

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Jake Heggie, Dede Wilsey, Matthew Shilvock
Jake Heggie, Dede Wilsey, Matthew Shilvock

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Lisa Zabelle
Lisa Zabelle

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Maryam Muduroglu
Maryam Muduroglu

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Charlotte Shultz
Charlotte Shultz

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

David Shimmon, Mary Beth Shimmon
David Shimmon, Mary Beth Shimmon

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Eugenia Ahlas, Christine Suppes
Eugenia Ahlas, Christine Suppes

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Mark Calvano, Carolyn Chandler
Mark Calvano, Carolyn Chandler

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Arlene Inch, Natalia Urrutia, Elizabeth Fullerton, Elaine Mellis, Barbara Brown
Arlene Inch, Natalia Urrutia, Elizabeth Fullerton, Elaine Mellis, Barbara Brown

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Claudia Ross, Riccardo Benavides, Diane Adams
Claudia Ross, Riccardo Benavides, Diane Adams

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

David Birka-White, Farah Makras, Victor Makras
David Birka-White, Farah Makras, Victor Makras

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Helen Lin-Murphy, Ina Stangenes, Courtney Labe, Linle Froeb
Helen Lin-Murphy, Ina Stangenes, Courtney Labe, Linle Froeb

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Bill Poland, Mary Poland
Bill Poland, Mary Poland

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Navid Armstrong, Carolyn Chandler, Karen Richardson
Navid Armstrong, Carolyn Chandler, Karen Richardson

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Bryan Fabiano, Karen Kubin
Bryan Fabiano, Karen Kubin

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Sheila Hoyles, Todd Hoyles
Sheila Hoyles, Todd Hoyles

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

SF Operass An Evening on the Stage 2018
SF Opera’s An Evening on the Stage 2018

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Jorge Maumer, Kai Tan
Jorge Maumer, Kai Tan

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Barbara Brown, Riccardo Benavides
Barbara Brown, Riccardo Benavides

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Francesca Amann, Celeste Lee-Bobroff, Jane Mudge, Maryam Muduroglu
Francesca Amann, Celeste Lee-Bobroff, Jane Mudge, Maryam Muduroglu

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Anup Jacob, Lisa Boohar
Anup Jacob, Lisa Boohar
Cynthia Livermore, Richard Livermore
Cynthia Livermore, Richard Livermore

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Victoria Weatherford
Victoria Weatherford

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Mark Dempster, Kim Dempster, Beverly Nelson, Jim Nelson
Mark Dempster, Kim Dempster, Beverly Nelson, Jim Nelson

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

SF Operas An Evening on the Stage 2018
SF Opera’s An Evening on the Stage 2018

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography