Penelope and Tom Watkins, event chairs
Join us in celebrating the 30-year legacy of Curtis Opera Theatre artistic director Mikael Eliasen at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. After dinner in the Commonwealth Plaza, guests will enjoy a private performance of Mozart's masterpiece, Le nozze di Figaro, in the Perelman Theater.
5 p.m. Passed hors d’oeuvres
6:30 p.m. Dinner buffet
Le nozze di Figaro
Karina Canellakis, ’04, conductor
Jordan Fein, stage director
A private performance of Mozart's classic comedy
(running time: approximately 3 hours)
Commonwealth Plaza and Tier One levels
Champagne, coffee, and desserts will be served
Festive Cocktail Attire
Look for the Curtis registration table by the Perelman Theater entrance. Curtis staff members will be on hand to welcome you and provide assistance.
Tickets for Le nozze di Figaro
You will receive your tickets for the performance at the registration table. Seating is assigned. Please check your ticket for entrance information before entering Perelman Theater.
If you have already received tickets to the performance as part of your season subscription, please discard those originals. You will receive new tickets and seat locations upon check-in.
Signs will direct you to a complimentary coat check to the left of the Perelman Theater entrance.
When you register, you will receive a placecard with your name. Seating is unassigned—you will have the opportunity to choose a seat at any time throughout the evening.
Please be aware that parking below the Kimmel Center may be limited due to other events taking place that evening.
Additional Parking Options:
Avenue of the Arts Garage, 15th and Spruce Street (NW corner)
Symphony House Parking, 440 S. Broad Street
We suggest you use the Kimmel Center Broad Street entrance upon arrival.
Scenes from the 90th Anniversary Gala which took place on May 6, 2015.
Curtis would like to thank all of our generous contributors who made the evening possible!