The Opera Gala2018-10-04T08:58:40+00:00

Thank you to everyone who helped make Boston Lyric Opera’s 2018 Gala a tremendous success!

The Boston Lyric Opera’s 2018 Opera Gala hosted 200 attendees and raised $370K for BLO and its education programs around the city.

For information on BLO’s Gala and upcoming special events, please contact

From the theatre, to the classroom, to the scene shop and beyond, Boston Lyric Opera is rooted in OUR COMMUNITY. Join in celebrati your BLO and its commitment to YOUR BOSTON.


Champagne – $50,000

  • Linda Cabot Black
  • Willa and Taylor Bodman

Merlot – $25,000

  • Wayne Davis and Ann Merrifield
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Puzo

Rosé – $10,000

  • Miguel and Suki de Bragança
  • Mr. and Mrs. Timothy and Jessica Donohue/ State Street Corporation
  • Horace H. Irvine II
  • Maria Krokidas and Bruce Bullen
  • Anne M. Morgan
  • Wendy Shattuck and Sam Plimpton
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stata

Chardonnay – $5,000

  • Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Anita Loscalzo
  • Cosmo and Jane P. Papa
  • Allison K. Ryder and David B. Jones

Malbec – $3,000

  • Anonymous
  • Dr. Kathleen Hull and Ernest Jacob
  • Stephen and Geraldine Ricci


All graphic design for The Opera Gala provided by Melissa Wagner O’Malley.

BLO is proud to work with the following event partners for THE OPERA GALA:

Above Summit
Be Our Guest
City Winery
Cover Story Entertainment
Fleur Events
Scalped Productions/Ernesto Galan

Photos from the 2018 Gala

Photography by Above Summit