Opera Ball pre-party: San Francisco Opera patrons Julie Coplon and Bob Capan opened their home last week to celebrate this year’s Opera Ball, “An Evening in the Forbidden City,” to be held in connection with the 89th season-opening production of Puccini’s “Turandot” on Sept. 9 at the War Memorial Opera House.
Patrons prepare for Macy’s Passport event
Bravo! kickoff party: San Francisco Opera’s young professionals patrons group held its opening night gala launch event on Aug. 18 at RL Loft in The City. Gala co-chairs Kelly Krueger and Ileana Facchini hosted the gathering.
Bravo! paves way for gala
Macy’s Glamorama launch: On Aug. 23 at Hubert Keller’s Burger Bar in Macy’s, fashion enthusiasts celebrated the launch of Macy’s annual Passport benefit. “Glamorama,” slated for Sept. 30 at the Orpheum Theatre, features entertainment by Bruno Mars and Far East Movement along with designer fashions. Proceed go to AIDS Emergency Fund, Project Open Hand and Glide Foundation.