“The Magic Flute” soprano So Young Park, right, with her boyfriend David Toy, aat the BLO’s opening night party. (Photo: Roger Farrington)
“The Magic Flute” soprano So Young Park, right, with her boyfriend David Toy, aat the BLO’s opening night party. (Photo: Roger Farrington)

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 Dal e, CEO of Lynn Dale Events, who wore Tadashi Shoji; and State Street VP Jessica Donohue, who wore Nicole Miller.

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