Ciao, Opera Mavens. Come and meet SF Opera’s future General Director when the Opera Guild welcomes Matthew Shilvock at three great events around the Bay.

EAST BAY Sun April 10 Welcome Matthew Shilvock at the lovely Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox in Moraga 4:30pm. After Mr. Shilvock’s presentation, enjoy a delicious potluck buffet supper provided by East Bay Chapter volunteers. $45 Contact Silvia Lin at 925-838-9255 or or Karen Gabrielson at 510-540-7989 or

SAN FRANCISCO Wed April 20 Nod to Mod Ball, a glorious Black Tie (or Mod Chic) evening in the beautiful San Francisco City Hall with British-themed entertainment, 6pm. For more information or to order tickets, call 415-565-3204 or

PENINSULA Sun Apr 24 An Afternoon with Matthew Shilvock at the El Palo Alto East Ballroom at Mitchell Park Community Center, 2pm. After the program, enjoy a celebratory reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres. $35 Contact Judy Kahn at 650-948-8881 or

These events are also important fundraisers for the music-in-the-schools education programs presented by the Guild. Invite friends – non-members welcome!