Penelope and Tom Watkins, event chairs
Join us in celebrating the thirty-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.
Cocktails and dinner kick off the festivities.
Le nozze di Figaro
Karina Canellakis, ’04, conductor
Jordan Fein, stage director
A private performance of Mozart's classic comedy.
Mikael Eliasen is the Artistic Director of the Curtis Opera Theatre, Hirsig Family Dean of Vocal Studies, Opera and Voice Coach.
Your contribution towards this year's gala will not only provide you with tickets to the Amadeus Affair, but also a number of additional benefits. For more details on each level's benefits, select the name below. Or review the complete list of benefits.
- Countess Almaviva at $35,000
- Figaro at $20,000
- Susanna at $15,000
- Cherubino at $10,000
- Marcellina at $5,000
- Basilio at $1,000
- Bartolo at $500
- Barbarina at $150 (Young Friends, Alumni, and Parents)
If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to support Curtis's mission, you can do so here.
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!
If you have any questions please contact Angel Padulo, special events consultant, 215-717-3138