Opera Philadelphia

Opera Philadelphia's O17 Inaugural Gala

Thursday, September 14, 2017

On this night of nights, join Opera Philadelphia in celebrating a festival of festivals. Together, let’s opera.

You’re invited to celebrate Opera Philadelphia’s O17 Inaugural Gala, honoring Daniel K. Meyer, M.D., Chairman of Opera Philadelphia’s Board of Directors. 

Evening Details

6:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

featuring entertainment by New Paradise Laboratories
Academy of Music

8:00 p.m.

World Premiere Performance of Elizabeth Cree

by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell
Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

9:30 p.m.

Dinner, Dessert, and Dancing

Academy of Music

Black Tie. Complimentary Valet provided at the Academy of Music.

Please respond by September 1, 2017. Questions? Please call 215.732.8400 or email gala@operaphila.org.

For information on sponsorship packages, click here.  

Ticket Types

Benefactor

$2,500 per guest
($2,000 tax-deductible)

  • One ticket for the O17 Inaugural Gala, which includes a pre-performance cocktail reception and post-performance dinner with the cast of Elizabeth Cree
  • One Elizabeth Cree performance ticket on the Plaza or First Balcony
  • Premium dinner seating at the Gala
  • Recognition as a member of the O17 Inaugural Gala Honorary Committee on the invitation and program*
  • Commemorative O17 Gala keepsake

Patron

$1,500 per guest
($1,000 tax-deductible)

  • One ticket for the O17 Inaugural Gala, which includes a pre-performance cocktail reception and post-performance dinner with the cast of Elizabeth Cree
  • One Elizabeth Cree performance ticket on the First Balcony
  • Recognition on the O17 Inaugural Gala invitation* 
  • Commemorative O17 Gala keepsake

Friend

$850 per guest
($450 tax-deductible)

  • One ticket for the O17 Inaugural Gala, which includes a pre-performance cocktail reception and post-performance dinner with the cast of Elizabeth Cree
  • One Elizabeth Cree performance ticket on the Second Balcony
  • Commemorative O17 Gala keepsake

VIVACE
Young Professionals, ages 21-45

$500 per guest
($100 tax-deductible)

  • One ticket for the O17 Inaugural Gala, which includes a pre-performance cocktail reception and post-performance dinner with the cast of Elizabeth Cree
  • One Elizabeth Cree performance ticket on the Second Balcony
  • Commemorative O17 Gala keepsake

Gala-Only Tickets (No Performance)

For individuals who have previously purchased a festival package including September 14 performance tickets.

Gala-Only

$750 per guest
($450 tax-deductible)

  • One ticket for the O17 Inaugural Gala, which includes a pre-performance cocktail reception and post-performance dinner with the cast
  • Commemorative O17 Gala keepsake

VIVACE Gala-Only
Young Professionals, ages 21-45

$400 per guest
($100 tax-deductible)

  • One ticket for the O17 Inaugural Gala, which includes a pre-performance cocktail reception and post-performance dinner with the cast
  • Commemorative O17 Gala keepsake

For questions or to purchase tickets, please call 215.732.8400 or email gala@operaphila.org.

* Gala support at the Patron level and above will be acknowledged on the invitation if received by June 23, 2017.

 

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