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, contact Director of Development Scott Guinn at (941) 366-8450, ext. 416 or [email protected], or fill out the Co-Producer Commitment Form and mail your gift to:

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


To download a PDF of the 2022-23 Season Co-Producer Benefits & Event Dates, click here.
To download a PDF of the Co-Producer Information Sheet, which includes program book photo information and McCorkle Lounge Guest Policies, click here.

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
  • Photo in the Fall or Winter Program Book and on the surtitle screen for the opera chosen
  • Invitation to the Winter Festival Overture Dinner on Stage in December
  • Invitation to The Opera 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 Coffee & Conversations and Behind the Blue Curtain lecture events
  • Invitation to the Season Announcement and Meet the Artists Reception
  • Access to the Simonsen Montminy Opera Club
Double Co-Producer ($12,000-$17,999)
  • All the above plus:
  • Program Book and surtitle recognition for two selected operas
  • Invitation to the Opera Aficionado Dinner with performances by Principal Artists
Triple Co-Producer ($18,000-$23,999)
  • All the above plus:
  • Program Book/surtitle recognition for three selected operas
Quadruple Co-Producer ($24,000-$29,999)
  • All the above plus:
  • Program Book/surtitle recognition for four selected operas
Season Producer ($30,000 and above)
  • All the above plus:
  • Program Book/surtitle recognition for ALL Fall and Winter Main Stage operas and concerts, plus increased photo recognition and a profile in the Winter 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