2017-18 Season Donor Benefits



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2017-18 STAR and Co-Producer Benefits

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

Co-Producer Program

$25,000 and up (Season Co-Producer)
  • Photo recognition in the program book and on surtitle screens for all operas
  • A private dinner party with principal artists

$5,000 - $24,999 (Co-Producer)
  • Access to the McCorkle Lounge on the 3rd floor of the Opera House
  • The opportunity to co-produce a different opera for each $5,000 gift increment (one opera at $5,000, two operas at $10,000, and so on).
  • Photo recognition in the program book and on surtitle screens, corresponding with opera selection.
  • A private dinner onstage, and more!

STAR Program

$3,000 - $4,999 (Benefactor)
  • One-time use McCorkle Lounge guest pass (admits two)
  • Picture in the Winter program book

$2,000 - $2,999 (Ambassador)
  • Two admissions to the Dress Rehearsals of three Winter 2018 productions (Carmen, Norma, and Tiefland)
  • Invitation to Season Announcement

$1,250 - $1,999 (Regent)
  • Two admissions to the Dress Rehearsals of two Winter 2018 productions Carmen and Norma)
  • Reception in the McCorkle Lounge with Principal Artists after the Artists Choice Concert
  • Opera Club discount*

$500 - $1,249 (Associate)
  • Invitation to lecture and Q&A conversation with Maestro Victor DeRenzi

$350 - $499 (Patron)
  • STAR Lapel Pin
  • Two admissions to the Dress Rehearsal of one Winter 2018 production (Norma)

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

$150 - $249 (Sponsor)
  • Your name listed in the program book

$75 - $149 (Donor)
  • Complimentary subscription to the Sarasota Opera’s Libretto Newsletter
  • Your name listed in the fall issue of the Libretto Newsletter - New benefit exclusive to the Donor level!
  • Invitation to the Apprentice Welcome Concert


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

2017-18 Youth Opera Donor Benefits

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

$5,000 and up (Premier Patron)
  • Two additional VIP tickets to the November 12, 2017 evening performance of Rootabaga Country
  • Two additional invitations to the November 12, 2017 post performance cocktail reception

$1,000 - $4,999 (Youth Opera Sponsor)
  • Two VIP tickets to the November 12, 2017 evening performance of Rootabaga Country
  • Invitation for two to the November 12, 2017 post performance cocktail reception with members of the creative team in the Worthington Board Room, following the evening performance

$500 - $999 (Co-Sponsor)
  • Two complimentary student tickets for a performance during Sarasota Opera’s Winter Festival Season with purchase of regular adult ticket(s) (excluding Opening Nights and Sunday matinees)

$250 - $499 (Scholarship Donors)
  • VIP seating at the Youth Opera Chorus Concert in April 2018

$50 - $249 (Program Donor)
  • Recognition in Sarasota Opera Season program books
  • Advance notice of all Youth Opera season events

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