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Seattle Opera.

2018 Seattle Opera Gala

Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 6:00 PM

Fairmont Olympic Hotel | 411 University Street

Complimentary Valet Provided

RSVP today for a splendid evening in celebration of opera! Featuring the world-class artists and stylish visuals of Aida, this is an artful night you won't want to miss. Enjoy fine dining, live and silent auctions, and many entertainment surprises, all to fuel Seattle Opera's ability to inspire our community.

The purchase of a Premier Table entitles you and your guests to premier wine provided by Cadence Winery. Cheers!

Auction

Please consider supporting our 2018 Gala to benefit Seattle Opera and its mainstage and Education and Community Engagement programs! We are now accepting donations for our live and silent auctions focusing on fine wine and one-of-a-kind experiences. Please direct inquiries to gala@seattleopera.org

Donate an auction item

Menu

First Course
Painted Baby Romaine Leaves, Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Creamy Caesar Dressing

Entrées
Seared Steelhead with Fava Bean Hummus, Crispy Moroccan Fingerlings,  Spring Pea Shoot Salad
 ~ or ~
Ricotta and Herb Agnolitti, Tahini & Eggplant, Burnt Onion Crunch
~ or ~
Spices of Shawarma Grilled Tenderloin of Beef with Butter, Mustard & Olive Crushed Rainbow Potatoes, Chickpeas, Pickled Peppers

Dessert
Chocolate Pyramid with Raspberry Garnish and White Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts 

TABLES

PREMIER TABLE – $15,000

(FMV $1,920)
Premium dinner seating for ten
Recognition as a Premier Table Host in all event materials
Opportunity to host a Seattle Opera artist at your table
Verbal recognition in event remarks by General Director Aidan Lang
Table placard with name recognition on your table
Name recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall 
Premium wine for your table provided by Cadence Winery
Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests 

BENEFACTOR TABLE – $10,000

(FMV $1,850)
Dinner seating for ten
Recognition as a Benefactor Table Host in all event materials
Verbal recognition in event remarks by General Director Aidan Lang
Table placard with name recognition on your table
Name recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall 
Premium wine from the cellar of Gregory and Darlene Chan for the host to take home
Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests

PATRON TABLE – $5,000

(FMV $1,820)
Dinner seating for ten
Recognition as a Patron Table Host in all event materials
Table placard with name recognition on your table
Name recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall
Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests 

TICKETS

PREMIER TICKET – $1,500

(FMV $222)
Premium dinner seating for one
Recognition as a Premier Patron in all event materials
Opportunity to be seated with a Seattle Opera artist
Name recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall
Premium wine to take home from the cellar of Gregory and Darlene Chan
Complimentary valet parking 

BENEFACTOR TICKET – $1,000

(FMV $192)
Dinner seating for one
Recognition as a Benefactor Patron in all event materials
Name recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall
Complimentary valet parking 

PATRON TICKET – $500

(FMV $192)
Dinner seating for one
Complimentary valet parking at Fairmont Olympic Hotel

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS

Presenting SPONSOR – $25,000

(FMV $3,840)
Premium dinner seating for up to twenty
Logo recognition as the exclusive Presenting Sponsor in all event materials 
Inside front cover color ad in the event Program Book
Logo on custom keepsake photos printed onsite at the photo booth
Opportunity to host a Seattle Opera artist of your choice at your table
Verbal recognition in event remarks by General Director Aidan Lang
Logo recognition on video screens
Table placard with logo recognition on your table
Logo recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall
Premium wine for your table
Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
PLUS Annual Fund benefits at the corresponding level (FMV will be adjusted accordingly at the end of the fiscal year)

PREMIER SPONSOR – $15,000

(FMV $2,020)
Premium dinner seating for up to ten
Logo recognition as an industry exclusive Premier Sponsor in all event materials
Full-page, color ad in the event Program Book
Logo on custom keepsake photos printed onsite at the photo booth
Opportunity to host a Seattle Opera artist at your table
Verbal recognition in event remarks by General Director Aidan Lang
Logo recognition on video screens
Table placard with logo recognition on your table
Logo recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall
Premium wine for your table
Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
PLUS Annual Fund benefits at the corresponding level (FMV will be adjusted accordingly at the end of the fiscal year)

BENEFACTOR SPONSOR – $10,000

(FMV $1,850)
Dinner seating for up to ten
Logo recognition as a Benefactor Sponsor in all event materials
Half-page ad in the event Program Book
Verbal recognition in event remarks by General Director Aidan Lang
Logo recognition on video screens 
Table placard with logo recognition on your table
Logo recognition in the Aida Program Book at McCaw Hall
Premium wine for the host to take home from the cellar of Gregory and Darlene Chan
Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
PLUS Annual Fund benefits at the corresponding level (FMV will be adjusted accordingly at the end of the fiscal year)

PATRON SPONSOR – $5,000

(FMV $1,820)
Dinner seating for up to ten
Logo recognition as a Patron Sponsor in all event materials
Verbal recognition in event remarks by General Director Aidan Lang
Logo recognition on video screens
Table placard with logo recognition on your table
Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests

Stay at the Fairmont olympic

Interested in booking a room at the Fairmont Olympic for the evening? Click here to access the special offer for our group. 

2018 Gala Committee & Hosts

Special thanks to these key individuals for their support of Seattle Opera's 2018 Gala:

Co-Chairs
Milkana Brace and Moya Vazquez

Committee
Marla Beck, Barry Bolding, Susan Buske, Gregory Chan, Colleen Chittick, Natalie de Maar, Carolyn Eagan, Adam Fountain, Brian LaMacchia, Erika Nesholm, Lindsay Peyton, Suzy Wakefield

Premier Table Host
Ann P. Wyckoff

Benefactor Table Hosts
Brian Marks and Carol Maione, Jay and Susanne Wakefield

Patron Table Hosts

Milkana and Colin Brace, Christopher and Carolyn Eagan, Eric Hawley and Gwen Lowery, Ron Hosogi and Marla Beck, Brian LaMacchia, Nesholm Family Foundation, Dr. Lupe Salazar and Barry Bolding, John Sullivan and Paula Stokes, Maryanne Tagney and David Jones

 

Event sponsors

Boeing Capital Logo       
 Broadmark Capital Logo

Cornerstone Capital Logo 

Goldman Sachs Logo

Northwest Bank Logo

 

In-Kind Support

Cadence logo

 

Take a look below at images from our 2017 Gala: Beyond the Stage, held on April 22, 2017 at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. 

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Add to Calendar 4/21/2018 6:00:00 PM 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM America/Vancouver 2018 Seattle Opera Gala Join us for Seattle Opera's 2018 Gala on Saturday, April 21! 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 Fairmont Olympic Hotel | 411 University Street