Donor Levels & Benefits

You Make Opera Possible!

Annual Fund support ensures the continued growth and success of St. Petersburg Opera’s artistic, educational, and community outreach programming. Contributing is easy and comes with a variety of “perks” depending on the amount you wish to contribute. Check with your employer to see if they have a matching grant program! To donate today, simply click the “Give Now” button below and pay online. Or, if you prefer to pay by check, please mail your check to us at Opera Central – 2145 1st Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712.

Donor benefits listed below are effective starting August 1, 2018. Thank you for being a part of our musical family, and making your valuable tax-deductible contribution today!

For information on donor events and exclusive donor privileges, please contact Susan Hellman Spatafora at 727.823.2040, ext. 2 or shellman@stpeteopera.org or CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR DONOR INFORMATION HANDBOOK.

 

Bel Canto Society ($5,000 +)

Leadership Circle ($50,000 +)

  • Meet with SPO Executive and Artistic Director Mark Sforzini to customize the details of your benefit package.

Producer Circle ($25,000 – $49,999)

  • Opera Sponsorship Recognition in all printed materials, programs, and on the SPO website.
  • Reserved Parking Space at the Palladium Theater for All Mainstage Performances plus an Additional Parking Space for Friends or Family.
  • Private Backstage Champagne Toast with Maestro and Principal Cast following a Mainstage Opera.
  • Invitation to Annual Private Spotlight Dinner with Maestro and principal singers with an intimate performance.
  • VIP Ticket Concierge Service.
  • Invitation to special Principal Cast Rehearsals led by Maestro and Stage Director.
  • Invite up to 2 additional guests to Donor Quarterly Events (RSVP).
  • Invite 2 guests to ONE performance of Evenings, Mornings, or Cocktails with the Maestro.
  • Invitation to attend and observe one SPO Chorus Rehearsal led by Maestro Sforzini.
  • Hydrate like your favorite opera singer with your very own SPO Commemorative Water Bottle.
  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro Programs for One Year and Subscription to Monthly Email Newsletter.

Maestro Circle ($10,000 – $24,999)

  • Private Backstage Champagne Toast with Maestro and Principal Cast following a Mainstage Opera.
  • Reserved Parking Space at the Palladium Theater for all Mainstage Performances.
  • Invitation to Annual Private Spotlight Dinner with Maestro and principal singers with an intimate performance.
  • VIP Ticket Concierge Service.
  • Invitation to special Principal Cast Rehearsals led by Maestro and Stage Director.
  • Invite up to 2 additional guests to Donor Quarterly Events (RSVP).
  • Invite 2 guests to ONE performance of Evenings, Mornings, or Cocktails with the Maestro.
  • Invitation to attend and observe one SPO Chorus Rehearsal led by Maestro Sforzini.
  • Hydrate like your favorite opera singer with your very own SPO Commemorative Water Bottle.
  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro Programs for One Year and Subscription to Monthly Email Newsletter.

Puccini Circle ($5,000 – $9,999)  

  • Invitation to Annual Private Spotlight Dinner with Maestro and principal singers with an intimate performance.
  • VIP Ticket Concierge Service.
  • Invitation to special Principal Cast Rehearsals led by Maestro and Stage Director.
  • Invite up to 2 additional guests to Donor Quarterly Events (RSVP).
  • Invite 2 guests to ONE performance of Evenings, Mornings, or Cocktails with the Maestro.
  • Invitation to attend and observe one SPO Chorus Rehearsal led by Maestro Sforzini.
  • Hydrate like your favorite opera singer with your very own SPO Commemorative Water Bottle.
  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro Programs for One Year and Subscription to Monthly Email Newsletter.

Friends of St. Petersburg Opera ($10 – $4,999)

Platinum Principal ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • Invitation to special Principal Cast Rehearsals led by Maestro and Stage Director.
  • Invite up to 2 additional guests to Donor Quarterly Events (RSVP).
  • Invite 2 guests to ONE performance of Evenings, Mornings, or Cocktails with the Maestro.
  • Invitation to attend and observe one SPO Chorus Rehearsal led by Maestro Sforzini.
  • Hydrate like your favorite opera singer with your very own SPO Commemorative Water Bottle.
  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro programs for one year and subscription to monthly Email Newsletter.

Sustainer ($1,500 – $2,499)

  • Invite up to 2 additional guests to Donor Quarterly Events (RSVP).
  • Invite 2 guests to ONE performance of Evenings, Mornings, or Cocktails with the Maestro.
  • Invitation to attend and observe one SPO Chorus Rehearsal led by Maestro Sforzini.
  • Hydrate like your favorite opera singer with your very own SPO Commemorative Water Bottle.
  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro programs for one year and subscription to monthly Email Newsletter.

Comprimario ($1,000 – $1,499)

  • Invite 2 guests to ONE performance of Evenings, Mornings, or Cocktails with the Maestro.
  • Invitation to attend and observe one SPO Chorus Rehearsal led by Maestro Sforzini.
  • Hydrate like your favorite opera singer with your very own SPO Commemorative Water Bottle.
  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro programs for one year and subscription to monthly Email Newsletter.

Chorus ($500 – $999)  

  • Invitation to attend and observe one SPO Chorus Rehearsal led by Maestro Sforzini.
  • Hydrate like your favorite opera singer with your very own SPO Commemorative Water Bottle.
  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro programs for one year and subscription to monthly Email Newsletter.

Enthusiast ($250 – $499)  

  • Invitation to Donor Quarterly Events (4 per Season).
  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro programs for one year and subscription to monthly Email Newsletter.

Advocate ($100 – $249)  

  • Listing in Mainstage Opera and Evenings/Mornings with the Maestro programs for one year and subscription to monthly Email Newsletter.

Member ($10 – $99)

  • Listing in Mainstage Opera programs for one year and subscription to monthly Email Newsletter.