2018-19 Season Donor Benefits



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2018-19 STAR and Co-Producer Benefits

Donors receive all benefits of their giving level, plus all benefits of lower giving levels.

Co-Producer Program

$30,000 and up (Season Co-Producer)
  • A private dinner party with Principal Artists and the Artistic Director

$6,000 - $29,999 (Co-Producer)
  • Access to the private donor lounge on the 3rd floor of the Opera House
  • The opportunity to co-produce a different opera for each $6,000 gift increment.
  • Photo recognition in the program book and on surtitle screens, corresponding with opera selection.
  • A private dinner onstage, spring luncheon, and more!

STAR Program

$3,000 - $5,999 (Benefactor)
  • One time guest pass for two to the McCorkle Donor Lounge on the 3rd floor of the Opera House
  • Your picture in the Winter program book

$2,000 - $2,999 (Ambassador)
  • Two admissions to the Dress Rehearsals of three Winter 2019 productions (The Magic Flute, Nabucco, and Rita & Susanna's Secret)

$1,250 - $1,999 (Regent)
  • Invitation to Season Announcement and reception with 2018-19 Artists - NEW benefit!
  • Two admissions to the Dress Rehearsals of two Winter 2019 productions (Nabuccoand Rita & Susanna's Secret)
  • Opera Club membership discount*

$600 - $1,249 (Associate)
  • Invitation to lecture and Q&A conversation with Maestro Victor DeRenzi

$350 - $599 (Patron)
  • STAR Lapel Pin
  • Two admissions to the Dress Rehearsals of one Winter 2019 productions (Nabucco)

$250 - $349 (Sustainer)
  • Invitation to the STAR Coffee and Lecture

$150 - $249 (Sponsor)
  • Name listed in the Program Book

$75 - $149 (Donor)
  • Your name listed in the Summer issue of the Libretto Newsletter - New benefit exclusive to the Donor level!
  • Subscription to the Sarasota Opera‚Äôs newsletter Libretto
  • Invitation to the Apprentice Welcome Concert


*Should you take advantage of the Opera Club Discount, an additional $225 would not be deductible

2018-19 Youth Opera Donor Benefits

Youth Opera donors receive all benefits of their giving level, plus all benefits of lower giving levels.

$5,000 and above (Premier Patron)
  • Two premium tickets to the November 3, 2018 evening performance of Benjamin Britten'sThe Little Sweep
  • Two additional invitations to the post performance cocktail reception

$1,000 - $4,999 (Youth Opera Sponsor)
  • Invitation for two to the November 3, 2018 post performance cocktail reception with members of the Youth Opera Production in the Worthington Board Room (3rd floor)

$500 - $999 (Co-Sponsor)
  • A personal thank you note from a Youth Opera participant - New Benefit!

$250 - $499 (Scholarship Donor)
  • VIP seating at the Youth Opera Spring Chorus Concert (April 2019)

$50 - $249 (Program Donor)
  • Recognition in Sarasota Opera Season program books

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