OPERA COLORADO GALA

Friday, May 20, 2022 | Black-tie attire

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Robin & Eric Yaeger, Gala Chairs


Mark your calendars! The Opera Colorado Gala makes its highly-anticipated return to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Friday, May 20, 2022.

This glamorous black-tie event is not to be missed. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, and more… topped off with a special performance from our 2021-22 Artists in Residence! Highlighting our May 2022 production of Carmen, the gala is the ultimate celebration of Opera Colorado’s magnificent season.

All proceeds from the Opera Colorado Gala will support our expanding artistic initiatives and extensive education and community engagement programs—reaching over 55,000 patrons and serving more than 45,000 students of all ages throughout Denver and the Rocky Mountain Region each year.

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Opera Colorado Gala Packages and Tickets

Premium Reserved Table for Ten | ($24,000 tax-deductible)

  • Your name or logo listing as Presenting Sponsor on the Gala Printed & Electronic Invitation
  • Your name or corporate logo on event signage, on display during mainstage performances and select special events throughout the season
  • Your name on the Titling System at the opera house during the May 2022 production of Carmen
  • One full-page, color ad in the Gala Program Book
  • Invitation for you and your guests to the VIP Gala Tour + Reception onstage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with the stars of Carmen on Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Recognition on the Opera Colorado Gala Webpage
  • Your name prominently featured on the Sponsor Page of the Gala Program Book

Premium Reserved Table for Ten | ($9,000 tax-deductible)

  • One half-page, color ad in the Gala Program Book
  • Invitation for you and your guests to the VIP Gala Tour + Reception onstage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with the stars of Carmen on Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Recognition on the Opera Colorado Gala Webpage
  • Your name featured on the Sponsor Page of the Gala Program Book

Reserved Table for Eight |($4,200 tax-deductible)

  • One half-page, black-and-white ad in the Gala Program Book
  • Entry for two to the VIP Gala Tour + Reception onstage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with the stars of Carmen on Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Recognition on the Opera Colorado Gala Webpage
  • Your name featured on the Sponsor Page of the Gala Program Book

Reserved Seating for Two | $2,300 tax-deductible

  • Entry for two to the VIP Gala Tour + Reception onstage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with the stars of Carmen on Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Recognition on the Opera Colorado Gala Webpage
  • Your name featured on the Sponsor Page of the Gala Program Book

Reserved Seating for One | ($275 tax-deductible)

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Thank You to Our Generous 2022 Gala Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Mike and Julie Bock
Robin and Eric Yaeger

Premium Table Sponsors

Merrill Shields, M. Ray Thomasson, and Mary Justice Thomasson

Table Sponsors

Drs. Laurence and Cynthia Chan
Elizabeth and Matthew Dyer
Drs. Stacy and Henry Fischer
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Fogliano
Jan Kennaugh and Chip Horne
Johnson Moving & Storage
The Honorable and Mrs. Kenneth Laff
Dr. Valerie M. Wassill, MD

Duet Package Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. Roger W. Celius
Richard Koseff
Jerry and Debi Tepper

READY TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT?

To RSVP or for more information, please contact Individual Giving & Special Events Manager Leah Bobbey at 303.468.2060 or lbobbey@operacolorado.org.

Gala Committee

Michael Bock
Dr. Laurence K. Chan
Wendy Cogdal
Dr. Alan Cooper
Elizabeth Caswell Dyer
Maron Hindman
Kelly Ann Hodges
Agatha Kessler Fentress
Dr. Stacy M. Fischer
Richard Koseff
Barbara Weil Laff
Megan Little
Vivian Murciano
Jon J. Olafson
Wendy Pelto
Mary Justice Thomasson
Dr. Valerie M. Wassill
Dr. Eric Yaeger*
Robin Kolsky Yaeger*

*Gala Chair