Sarasota Opera Gala

Celebrating Victor DeRenzi’s 40th Season

 

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

Gala Committee
Audrey Robbins, Chair
Carol English | Frances D. Fergusson | Carol Lackey | Carla Koeffler | Elizabeth Moore

 

All-inclusive tickets for the Grand Reception, Jubilee Concert, and Gala Dinner are no longer available.
See below for other ways to participate in this milestone event!

To purchase tickets to the Grand Reception & Jubilee Concert ($175) or the Jubilee Concert only ($50), click here!

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.

Tickets to the Grand Reception and Jubilee Concert or the Jubilee Concert only are available online by clicking here  or by calling the Box Office through the regular ticketing process and seat selection.

Grand Reception & Jubilee Concert Ticket - $175 (Avail. until March 18!)
  • Admission for one to the Grand Reception
  • Admission for one to the Jubilee Concert
  • Tickets available January 2, 2022 to March 18, 2022

$75 is tax deductible

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

If you have purchased Maestro's Sponsor Circle, Verdi Circle, or Puccini Circle all-inclusive tickets, see below for what is included with your purchase. If you have questions, please contact Corporate & Special Events Office Michael Ayres at (941) 366-8450, ext. 402 or email [email protected].

$15,000 Maestro’s Circle Sponsor Table
  • 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
  • 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 
  • Prime 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
  • Prime 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

Thank you to the Maestro's Circle Sponsors!

 

Table Sponsors:
Audrey Robbins & Harry Leopold

Ticket Sponsors:
Anonymous Peggy C. Allen & Steven C. Dixon | Ron & Barbara Archbold | Rocco & Elizabeth Aversa
J. Sumner & Irene Bagby 
Steve & Lynne Blackledge | Les & Carol Brualdi | David & Edith Chaifetz
Murray Bring & Kay Delaney
Anne Terry Brennan Davis | Syble & Peter DiGirolamo | Frances D. Fergusson
Gerald Fickenscher & Wendy Babb 
| Hank & Melinda Foster Andrew & Felicia Hall | Elayne Kalberman
Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Kaplan
Waldron Kraemer & Joan Lovell Alain & Helene Lebleu Martin Martel & Bonny Heet
Drs. Louis & Rosanne Martorella | Rose Marie Proietti Arthur Siciliano & B. Aline Blanchard
Noel & Toby Siegel Janet Stern Solomon & Lewis D. Solomon | Tom and Maureen Steiner Susan K. Straus
John Suhre & Carla Koeffler
Hobart & Janis Swan Ann Waller & Len Solimene | Anna Maria Troiano
Mr. & Mrs. J. Russell Wiltshire 
Don & Rachael Worthington

Sarasota Opera 2022 Gala Sponsors