The Opera Gala, A Season Opening Celebration

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New for the 2013/14 season, BLO inaugurates The Opera Gala, A Season Opening Celebration on October 4, 2013.

A magical evening including…

•  Inspired dinner and song in the grand hall of the Wang Theatre
•  Gala premiere of Mozart’s The Magic Flute
•  Cast celebration with champagne, dessert and dancing

Led by Co-chairs Ann Beha, Lynn Dale and Jessica Donohue, this signature fundraising event includes pre- and post-performance gala festivities at the the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre, and will celebrate BLO’s new English adaptation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

For more information, or to make a commitment, please contact: Renee Dunn, Director of Special Events and Corporate Sponsorships Boston Lyric Opera at 617.542.4912 x264 or rdunn@blo.org.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Star Sponsorship – $50,000**

  • Premium seating for your group of up to 20 guests
  • Full page ad in the Gala program book
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
  • Sponsor gift for you and your guests
  • Recognition as Lead Sponsor of the Gala Premiere of BLO’s The Magic Flute            

Sun Sponsorship - $25,000**

  • Table of 12 with preferred seating
  • Three-quarter page ad in the Gala program book
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
  • Sponsor gift for you and your guests
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Leading Member of the Creative or Artistic Teams

Moon Sponsorship - $15,000**

  • Table of 10
  • Half-page ad in the Gala program book
  • Complimentary valet parking for the table host
  • Sponsor Gift for you and your guests
  • Opportunity to sponsor one of BLO’s The Magic Flute
  • Community Engagement Programs or a Featured Cast Member*

Fire Sponsorship - $10,000**

  • Table of 8
  • Quarter-page ad in the Gala program book
  • Sponsor Gift for the table host
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Supporting Member of the Creative Team or a Supporting Cast Member

Earth Sponsorship - $5,000 **

  • Two tickets to the entire gala evening
  • Recognition in the evening’s Gala program book
  • Sponsor Gift
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Supporting Cast Member or Featured Orchestra member

Non-subscriber Single Tickets – $750**

  • Includes ticket to the performance of The Magic Flute

Subscriber Tickets – $600 ($425 tax-deductible)

  • Does NOT include a ticket to the performance of The Magic Flute

*In celebration of The Magic Flute, BLO will present a number of special events and programs in collaboration with our cultural partners throughout the Boston community.**Please note:  tax deductibility for the event portion of the evening is $175 per person. However, the performance tickets are priced at multiple levels, therefore deductibility levels for each sponsorship package will vary based on ticket prices.Please note: all sponsorships include performance and event tickets


PROGRAM AD SPONSOR 

$5,000 ($5,000 tax-deductible)

  •  Full page ad/tribute page in the Gala program book, plus benefits at lower levels
$2,500 ($2,500 tax-deductible)

  • Half page ad/tribute page in the Gala program book, plus benefits at lower levels

$1,000 ($1,000 tax-deductible)

  • Quarter page ad/tribute page in the Gala program book
  • Recognition in the 2013/14 season Playbill as a corporate sponsor
  • Logo recognition on BLO’s website as well as on surtitle screens during intermission for the duration of the season 

SPONSORSHIP DETAILS

Program Ad/Tribute Page
Final program book ad/tribute page text and/or artwork must be received by BLO by August 26, 2013. Artwork must be in black and white, hi-resolution PDF.

Sponsor’s Guest Names
Please supply BLO with your guest names by Friday, September 20, 2013.

Tax Deductibility
Tax deductibility is calculated based on the number of guests in your party. The amounts indicated correspond with the number of guests included as part of your benefits package.

For more information, or to make a commitment, please contact: Renee Dunn, Director of Special Events and Corporate Sponsorships Boston Lyric Opera at 617.542.4912 x264 or rdunn@blo.org.

Join fellow arts lovers for a night to remember as Boston Lyric Opera presents the VIP Opera After Party, celebrating the world premiere season opening production of Mozart’s final operatic masterpiece, The Magic Flute. VIP guests enjoy a hosted bar featuring Portico Brewing Company, Latin-inspired cuisine, performance art by toUch, and dance the night away at this exclusive gala event at Boston’s extraordinary Wang Theatre.

Purchase tickets here or call 617-542-4912 x229.

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