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Seattle Opera.

Big Opera Party

Friday, February 28, 2020 At 6:00 PM

The Opera Center & McCaw Hall | 363 Mercer St

Save the Date! Calling all cool cats to the hippest joint in town—the Big Opera Party is back!

At this year's Big Opera Party, guests will be transported back in time to Manhattan’s legendary jazz club, Birdland, to experience the life and times of jazz great and bebop innovator, Charlie Parker. Enjoy one-night-only musical experiences in Seattle Opera’s state-of-the-art Opera Center, and dine on stage at McCaw Hall amid the set of Charlie Parker’s Yardbird. Come bid on special opera experiences in our Live Auction or pick your favorite when you win the Golden Raffle. 

Sip on cocktails, strike a pose in the photo booth, and enjoy performances by jazz vocalist Gail Pettis and participants in our Teen Vocal Studio during the reception. Cast members from Charlie Parker's Yarbird will join us for dinner on stage at McCaw Hall, where local musicians with JazzEd will transport us to a jazz club before we learn more about Seattle Opera with our MC, KIRO 7's Deborah Horne.

Be sure to plan ahead for the Big After Party and expect more music as you hit the dance floor with the Thomas Marriott Quintet. Night owls—look forward to a dance party with DJ Mixx America. 

Live out your 1940s self while supporting all of Seattle Opera’s programs! The Big Opera Party is Seattle’s most exciting arts event of the year and a night you do not want to miss.

BIG OPERA PARTY Tickets & Tables

Premier Supporter—$15,000 table of 10 or $1,500 per person (FMV $175 per person)

  • VIP dinner seating & opportunity to be seated with a Seattle Opera artist
  • Complimentary ticket(s) to the Big After Party
  • Transportation concierge
  • Invitation to VIP Reception & Charlie Parker’s Yardbird Rehearsal Viewing
  • Charlie Parker’s Yardbird poster signed by the cast
  • Recognition as a Premier Supporter in all event materials
  • Name recognition in the Charlie Parker’s Yardbird Mainstage Program Book 

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Benefactor Supporter—$10,000 table of 10 or $1,000 per person (FMV $150 per person)

  • Premium dinner seating on stage
  • Complimentary ticket(s) to the Big After Party
  • Option of complimentary parking or ride share voucher
  • Charlie Parker’s Yardbird poster signed by the cast
  • Recognition as a Benefactor Supporter in all event materials
  • Name recognition in the Charlie Parker’s Yardbird Mainstage Program Book

Buy Benefactor Tickets


Patron Supporter—$5,000 table of 10 or $500 per person (FMV $150 per person)

  • Dinner seating on stage
  • Complimentary ticket(s) to the Big After Party
  • Option of complimentary parking or ride share voucher
  • BRAVO! Member? Check your email for your special dinner price and promotion code

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Big After Party—$75 per person (FMV $20 per person)

Please note that admission to the Big After Party is included when you attend the Big Opera Party.

You are welcome to attend just the Big After Party. Mix and mingle with the mainstage artists of Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, along with friends old and new at the Opera Center immediately following the Big Opera Party. Enjoy live jazz and dance the night away to DJ Reinier in Tagney Jones Hall, or sip on cool libations in a 1940s New York nightclub themed Norcliffe Studio.

Buy Big After Party Tickets

Friday, February 28, 2020 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 2/28/2020 6:00:00 PM 2/28/2020 6:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Big Opera Party Calling all cool cats to the hippest joint in town! The “Big Opera Party” is back! Guests will be transported back in time to Manhattan’s legendary jazz club, Birdland, to experience the life and times of jazz great and bebop innovator, Charlie Parker. The Big Opera Party is Seattle’s most exciting arts event of the year and a night you do not want to miss. This calendar entry does not serve as confirmation of ticket purchase or event registration. To view a record of your ticketed performances and events, please visit seattleopera.org/my-account/. CONTACT INFORMATION TICKETS TEL: 206.389.7676 DONORS TEL: 206.389.7669 ADMIN. TEL: 206.389.7600 E-MAIL: seattle.opera@seattleopera.org
Add to Calendar 2/28/2020 6:00:00 PM 2/29/2020 12:00:00 AM America/Vancouver Big Opera Party Calling all cool cats to the hippest joint in town! The “Big Opera Party” is back! Guests will be transported back in time to Manhattan’s legendary jazz club, Birdland, to experience the life and times of jazz great and bebop innovator, Charlie Parker. The Big Opera Party is Seattle’s most exciting arts event of the year and a night you do not want to miss. This calendar entry does not serve as confirmation of ticket purchase or event registration. To view a record of your ticketed performances and events, please visit seattleopera.org/my-account/. CONTACT INFORMATION TICKETS TEL: 206.389.7676 DONORS TEL: 206.389.7669 ADMIN. TEL: 206.389.7600 E-MAIL: seattle.opera@seattleopera.org The Opera Center & McCaw Hall | 363 Mercer St