Sarasota Opera Gala

Celebrating Victor DeRenzi’s 40th Season

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022
Grand Reception 5:00pm | Jubilee Concert 6:15pm | Dinner 7:45pm
Grand Tent on Pineapple Avenue | Sarasota Opera House

Gala Chair, Audrey Robbins

Revel in the joy and camaraderie of this celebratory event as we pay tribute to Maestro DeRenzi’s 40th Season as Artistic Director. The festivities begin with a lively reception under a spacious and elegant tent covering Pineapple Avenue. You’ll then enter the William E. Schmidt Opera Theatre of the Sarasota Opera House for a Jubilee Concert of arias and heartfelt remembrances of a career that changed the face of opera on the Suncoast.

Tables and tickets below include the Grand Reception, Jubilee Concert, and sumptuous three-course dinner.

Maestro’s Circle Sponsor Table/Tickets on sale October 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. Sponsors who purchase before October 31 will be recognized on the event invitation.

Verdi Circle and Puccini Circle Tables/Tickets on sale November 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022.

To purchase tables or tickets, please email [email protected], or call the Special Events Office at (941) 366-8450, ext. 402.

Click here to view FAQs about purchasing tickets, theater seating, and using your Donor Advised Fund to support this event.

$15,000 Maestro’s Circle Sponsor Table (one available)
  • One VIP table for eight at dinner and the opportunity to host Maestro DeRenzi and Stephanie Sundine at your table
  • VIP dining experience with two bottles of champagne, hand selected premium wine and a personal attendant
  • Premium name/logo recognition at the event, including from the podium at dinner
  • Recognition on the surtitle screen at the Jubilee Concert and on Sarasota Opera’s website
  • Recognition on select social media promotions and electronic communications
  • Recognition on event invitation if reserved by October 31, 2021.
  • Premium recognition in the Gala program
  • Eight tickets to the Maestro Circle Sponsor Reception and/or the Grand Reception
  • Eight tickets to the Jubilee Concert with premium seating (click here to view a seating map)

$13,400 is tax deductible

$1,500 Maestro’s Circle Sponsor Ticket (20 tickets available)
  • Premium seating for one at dinner in the Maestro’s Circle
  • VIP dining experience with hand selected premium wine
  • Premium name/logo recognition at the event, including from the podium at dinner
  • Premium recognition on the surtitle screen at the Jubilee Concert and on Sarasota Opera’s Website
  • Recognition on select social media promotions and electronic communications
  • Recognition on event invitation if reserved by October 31, 2021.
  • Premium recognition in the Gala program
  • Admission for one to the Maestro’s Circle Sponsor Reception and/or the Grand Reception
  • Admission for one and premium seating at the Jubilee Concert (click here to view a seating map)

$1,300 is tax deductible

$10,000 Verdi Circle Table
  • One Prime table for ten at dinner 
  • VIP dining experience with upgraded wine and a personal attendant
  • Premium name/logo recognition at the event
  • Prime recognition on the surtitle screen at the Jubilee Concert and on Sarasota Opera’s website
  • Recognition on select social media promotions and electronic communications
  • Prime recognition in the Gala program
  • Ten tickets to the Grand Reception
  • Ten tickets to the Jubilee Concert with prime seating (click here to view a seating map)

$8,000 is tax deductible

$1,000 Verdi Circle Ticket
  • Prime seating for one at dinner
  • VIP dining experience with upgraded wine
  • Premium name/logo recognition at the event
  • Prime recognition on the surtitle screen at the Jubilee Concert and on Sarasota Opera’s website
  • Recognition on select social media promotions and electronic communications
  • Prime recognition in the Gala program
  • Admission for one to the Grand Reception
  • Admission for one and prime seating at the Jubilee Concert (click here to view a seating map)

$800 is tax deductible

$5,000 Puccini Circle Table
  • One table for ten at dinner
  • Name/Logo recognition on the surtitle screen at the Jubilee Concert
  • Recognition in the Gala program
  • Ten tickets to the Grand Reception
  • Ten tickets to the Jubilee Concert with select seating (click here to view a seating map)

$3,000 is tax deductible

$450 Puccini Circle Ticket
  • General seating for one at dinner
  • Name/Logo recognition in the Gala program
  • Admission for one to the Grand Reception
  • Admission for one and select seating at the Jubilee Concert (click here to view a seating map)

$250 is tax deductible

Tickets to the Grand Reception and Jubilee Concert or the Jubilee Concert only go on sale January 2, 2022. These tickets will be available online or by calling the Box Office through the regular ticketing process and seat selection.

Grand Reception & Jubilee Concert Ticket - $175
  • Admission for one to the Grand Reception
  • Admission for one to the Jubilee Concert
  • Tickets available January 2, 2022 to March 13, 2022

$75 is tax deductible

Jubilee Concert Ticket - $50
  • Tickets available January 2, 2022 to March 26, 2022