Merola Opera 60th. Anniversary Gala

Merola Opera 60th Anniversary Gala

Deborah Voigt (1985)

John Churchwell (1996)

Catherine Cook (1990)

Dolora Zajick (1983)

Kristin Clayton (1993)

Tracy Dahl (1985)

Quinn Kelsey (2002)

Mark Morash (1987)

Bojan Knezevic (1992, 1993, 1994)

Pene Pati (2013)

Toni Marie Palmertree (2015)

Julie Adams (2014)

Zanda Švēde (Merola 2013)

Amina Edris (2015)

Issachah Savage (2013)

Anthony Reed (2014)

Amitai Pati (2016)

Jennifer Szeto (2016)

John Elam (2016)

Aria Umezawa (2016)

Brad Walker (2015)

Sarah Cambidge (2016)

Kyle van Schoonhoven (2016)

Andrew G. Manea (2016)



Sunday, June 11, 2017
5:15pm

The 60th. Anniversary Gala dinner is currently sold out. Concert only tickets are still available.
To add your name to the Gala Dinner waiting list, contact Miriam Rosenfeld at (415) 936-2311 or mrosenfeld@merola.org.


A preview of this year's much anticipated Signature Events can be found inside the
Signature Event and Fund-a-Need Catalog.

Concert Only tickets ($60) may be purchased by calling the San Francisco Opera Box Office at (415) 864-3330 or by visiting this link: San Francisco Box Office Link.

The box office is open Monday 10 am to 5 pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm.


Reception and Formal Dinner
San Francisco City Hall
Concert
San Francisco War Memorial Herbst Theatre
Featuring
Julie Adams
(Merola ‘14)
Sarah Cambidge
(Merola ‘16)
Kristin Clayton
(Merola ‘93)
Tracy Dahl
(Merola '85)
Amina Edris
(Merola ‘15)
Toni Marie Palmertree
(Merola '15)
Deborah Voigt
(Merola ‘85)
Catherine Cook
(Merola ‘90)
Zanda Švēde
(Merola ‘13)
Dolora Zajick
(Merola ’83)
Amitai Pati
(Merola ‘16)
Pene Pati
(Merola ‘13)
Issachah Savage
(Merola ‘13)
Kyle van Schoonhoven
(Merola ‘16)
Quinn Kelsey
(Merola ‘02)
Andrew G. Manea
(Merola ‘16)
Bojan Knezevic
(Merola ‘92 '93 '94)
Brad Walker
(Merola ‘15)
Anthony Reed
(Merola ‘14)
John Churchwell
(Merola ’96)
John Elam
(Merola ‘16)
Mark Morash
(Merola ‘87)
Jennifer Szeto
(Merola ‘16)
Aria Umezawa
(Merola ‘16)

Dessert After-Party

San Francisco War Memorial Green Room

Black Tie

Valet Parking

Individual Ticket Levels and Benefits


Individual Patron Tickets

Admission to cocktail reception, dinner,
concert, and dessert after-party
Preferred concert seating
Recognition on 60th Anniversary Gala webpage
Recognition in 60th Anniversary Gala invitation* and program
*For responses received by February 24, 2017.

Individual Leadership Circle Tickets

All benefits at previous ticket level, plus
Premium dinner and concert seating
Early bidding on select Signature Events
Special gift for you the night of the event
Special recognition in San Francisco Opera fall 2017 program

Table Sponsor Levels and Benefits


Patron Table

Table for ten guests
2017 Merola artist seated at your table
Preferred dinner and concert seating
Recognition on 60th Anniversary Gala webpage
Recognition in 60th Anniversary Gala invitation* and program
*For responses received by February 24, 2017.

Leadership Circle Table

All benefits of previous table level, plus
Complimentary invitation for two to a select Signature Event
Premium dinner and concert seating
Sponsor and guests receive early bidding on select Signature Events
Special gift for table sponsor and guests the night of the event
Special recognition in San Francisco Opera fall 2017 programs

60th. Anniversary Gala Honorary Committee

Ross Armstrong, M.D.
Jack Calhoun and Trent Norris
Ms. Annette Campbell-White and Dr. Ruediger Naumann-Etienne
Reid and Peggy Dennis
Carol and Dixon Doll
Priscilla and Keith Geeslin
David Gockley and Linda Kemper
Pitch and Cathie Johnson
Gretchen B. Kimball
Karen J. Kubin
Fred M. Levin and Nancy Livingston
Jane Mudge
Bill and Mary Poland
The Honorable and Mrs. George P. Schultz
Matthew and Kate Shilvock
David H. Stull and Jessica Downs
Michael Tilson Thomas and Joshua Robison
Diane B. Wilsey
Dr. Jay Xu

Leadership Circle Table

Barbara K. Jackson

Patron Table Sponsors

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Barbara Bruser and Richard Clark
Bob Epstein and Amy Roth
First Republic Bank
Pitch and Cathie Johnson
Nafiseh and Karl Lindberg
Meyer Sound
Milo Group of California/Jackson and Main Consulting
Mr. Robert B. Mison
Drs. Richard and Pamela Rigg
Mike and Rusty Rolland
UBS Institutional Consulting Group

Leadership Circle Ticket Buyers

Darla and Richard Bastoni
Nordin and Donna Blacker
Dr. Lisa Danzig
Peter and Jayne Davis
Reid and Peggy Dennis
Carol and Dixon Doll
Priscilla and Keith Geeslin
Craig and Mary Henderson
Gretchen B. Kimball
Karen J. Kubin
Bernice and John Lindstrom
Miss Vivienne E. Miller
Mr. Milton Mosk and Mr. Thomas Foutch
James A. Noe, III
Dr. and Mrs. W. Conrad Sweeting
Bruce and Fran Walker
Mrs. Anita Weissberg
Carol Weitz
Diane B. Wilsey

Patron Ticket Buyers

Rupa and Shawn Badlani
Amii Barnard-Bahn and Michael Bahn
Miss Carol Benz
Fred and Betty Bialek
Davidson Bidwell-Waite and Edwin A. Waite
Adam Arthur Bier and Rachel Bier Lem
Maurice and Mary Sue Bizzarri
Dr. Phyllis B. Blair
Beverly Boas
Gordon Brodfuehrer
Klaus and Rike Burmeister
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cabak
Annette Campbell-White and Ruediger Naumann-Etienne
Carlyn Clause and Alexander L. Brainerd
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Cluff
Beverly C. Coughlin Mr. Hugh J. Coughlin
James Cross and Charles Antonen
George and Susan Crow
Mr. Robert Crow
Dr. and Mrs. Roy L. Curry
Jeanne Dorward
Beverly Dow John P. and Cecelia G. Eurich
Mr. Peter Fellemen
Ruth A. Felt
Mr. Steven Franceschi
David Freedman
Barbara B. Friede
Ms. Diana Fuery
Dr. Gwen Fyfe
Dr. Richard Geist
Pamela J. George
Geoffrey and Marcia Green
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gustafson
Fred Hartwick
Fred and Peggy Heiman
Mr. and Mrs. Melvyn Hetzel
Peggy Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hollins
Ms. Susan Hone
Mrs. Dana T. Horner
Mr. David Hugle and Mr. Haggai Niv
Edina Jennison
Timothy and Anne Kahn
Mr. Michael H. Kalkstein and Ms. Susan English
Dr. Israel Katz
Jean Kellogg
Drs. Joan and James Kelly
Ms. Nelda Kilguss
Ms. Diana Kissil and Mr. John Cullison
William W. Kwan, MD
Thomas A. Larsen
Norman T. Larson
John and Joan Lavorgna
Ms. Pamela Lawder
Ms. Myra K. Levenson
L Bing Liem
Ms. Sylvia R. Lindsey
Jean and Lindsay MacDermid
Myron Marx and Cora Yang
Ellen and Paul McKaskle
James R. Meehan
Ms. Ada Mei
Mr. Stanley Michael
Patricia A. Mitchell
Camille Morishige
Anne L. Morton
Victoria Nakamura
Erika Nelson and Guy Cross
Annie Nunan
Mr. Robert Oaks and Mr. Fred Sheng
Susan Overman
Maria Pitcairn and Robert Beadle
Hiroko Prather
Merril Randol and Regis Kelly
Mary Stevens Riley
David and Suzanne Rinaldo
Bob and Terri Ryan
Ms. Kathleen Rydar
Mr and Mrs. Paul Sagues
Jack and Betty Schafer
Dorothy Schimke and Cliff Jarrard
Ms. Freda Scott and Mr. Jason Danielson
Dr. David D. Stein and Dr. Phyllis A. Kempner
Ms. Blanche Germain Streeter
Ruth and Ross Uchimura
Robert Walker and Ernest Phinney
Ms. Susan Walker
Russell Wallace
Ms. Olivia Ware
Mr. Patrick Wilken and Mr. David Dickson
Mr. Christopher E. Wiseman and Mr. Eric W. Sleigh
Diana C. Yee
Stephen and Connie Zilles
Anne Zucchi

Table Captains

Maurice and Mary Sue Bizzarri
Carlyn Clause and Alexander L. Brainerd
Mr. Michael Colbruno
Mr. Hugh J. Coughlin
James Cross and Charles Antonen
George and Susan Crow
Ms. Pamela George
Mr. Michael H. Kalkstein and Ms. Susan English
Drs. Joan B. and James Kelly
William W. Kwan, MD
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Lindberg
Mike and Rusty Rolland
Dr. David D. Stein and Dr. Phyllis A. Kempner
Ms. Blanche Germain Streeter
Mr. Christopher E. Wiseman and Mr. Eric W. Sleigh

60th Anniversary Gala Sponsors

Nob Hill Gazette
Hafner Vineyard
Breathless Wines
Elizabeth W
Partage Wines
Bright Wines
SFA Logo
Red Carpet

Concert sponsored by Barbara K. Jackson


2017 Merola Artists Dinner Sponsor Miss Vivienne E. Miller


2016 Merola Spring Benefit Photos

For the full album, please click here.

Merola Opera Program

To purchase photos: 2016 Merola Spring Benefit photos