Support from Co-Producers make it possible for this company to maintain the artistic excellence for which we are known. As a vital part of our Sarasota Opera Community, they help bring world-class opera, true to the vision of the composer to our region. They also ensure that we can continue to provide innovative education programming, including our renowned Sarasota Youth Opera.

To make a gift, please click here, or contact Director of Development Scott Guinn at (941) 366-8450, ext. 416 or [email protected]. Or, you can mail your gift to:

Sarasota Opera
Attn: Development Department
61 N. Pineapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236


Co-Producer ($6,000-$11,999)
  • Recognition for co-producing an opera of your choice
  • Access to the McCorkle Lounge on the Third Floor of the Opera House (click here for guest policies)
  • Photo in the Fall or Winter Program Book and on the surtitle screen for the opera chosen (click here for more information)
  • Invitation to the Co-Producer Dinner On Stage in December
  • Invitation to the Co-Producer Luncheon in February
  • Personalized ticketing service with the Box Office staff and/or your Development contact
  • Subscription to Sarasota Opera’s donor newsletter, Libretto
  • Invitation to attend three Winter Festival production dress rehearsals
  • Invitation for two to a STAR Tour of the Sarasota Opera House
  • Invitation to the Apprentice Welcome Concert
  • Invitation to the STAR Coffee & Lecture and Q&A with Maestro Victor DeRenzi
  • Invitation to a Meet the Artists Zoom Event (virtual event, the in-person event scheduled for February 1 has been cancelled)
  • Access to the Simonsen Montminy Opera Club
Double Co-Producer ($12,000-$17,999)
  • All Co-Producer level benefits, plus
  • Program Book and surtitle recognition for two selected operas plus increased photo size
  • Invitation to the Double Co-Producer Dinner in March with performances by Principal Artists

Triple Co-Producer ($18,000-$23,999)
  • All Double Co-Producer level benefits, plus
  • Program Book/surtitle recognition for three selected operas plus prominent photo recognition
Quadruple Co-Producer ($24,000-$29,999)
  • All Triple Co-Producer level benefits, plus
  • Program Book/surtitle recognition for four selected operas plus superior photo recognition
Season Producer ($30,000 and above)
  • Season Producer benefits
  • All Quadruple Co-Producer level benefits, plus
  • Program Book/surtitle recognition for ALL Fall and Winter Main Stage operas and concerts
  • Superior photo recognition and profile in the Program Book  


Exclusive for Co-Producers! With an additional $2,500 above base, you can sponsor an Apprentice Artist for the Winter Season. Additional benefits include:

  • Recognition for sponsoring an Apprentice Artist under the artist’s photo and listing in the Winter Program Book
  • Thank you note from your Apprentice Artist
  • Opportunity to meet your Apprentice Artist at the Apprentice Welcome Concert Reception