When in Rome

Opera Ball for All
April 22, 2023 at 5 pm
Hyatt Regency La Jolla

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Gala 2023 Honorees Peggy and Peter Preuss

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Each year, San Diego Opera identifies honorees who exhibit leadership, positively affect people’s lives, and demonstrate a deep commitment to fulfilling our mission – to deliver exceptional vocal performances and exciting, accessible programs to diverse audiences, focusing on community engagement and the transformative power of live performance. We are profoundly grateful for the generosity and dedication of Peggy and Peter Preuss.

LOMBROZO Leffs

Gala Co-Chairs

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Diana & Eliezer Lombrozo and

Veronica & Miguel Leff

Mother and daughter duo Diana Lombrozo and Veronica Leff (along with their spouses) are honored to bring their years of community volunteering, their commitment to social action, and love of special events to help create a festive, elegant, and inviting fundraiser in support of San Diego Opera’s many important programs. “We invite you to join us in helping to secure the future of San Diego Opera for our community and to honor Peggy and Peter Preuss and applaud their years of commitment to our community. They are an inspirational couple and an example to follow.” San Diego Opera is looking forward to welcoming you to a fabulous evening … When in Rome!

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Save the date!

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Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 5 pm

Hyatt Regency La Jolla

at Aventine

  • Black Tie Attire
  • Dinner & Dancing
  • Live Music Program

 

Corporate Sponsorship Benefits

SAN DIEGO OPERA AT A GLANCE

  • 18 SEASON PERFORMANCES
  • 46,000 SEASON ATTENDANCE
  • 6,500 STUDENT OUTREACH
  • 23,500 EMAIL SUBSCRIBERS
  • 47,400 SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS
  • 839,500 ANNUAL WEBPAGE VISITS
  • 1965 YEAR FOUNDED

$50,000

  • Prominently placed table for ten guests
  • Complimentary VIP suite for one night stay (based on availability)
  • Invitation for six to the exclusive Honorary Committee Thank You Party
  • Backstage Tour for ten
  • Recognition from the stage and in the formal gala program
  • Recognition included in all gala e-blasts reaching 23,500 subscribers
  • Recognition included in streaming signage and printed collateral
  • Two complimentary tickets to one 2023-24 Season performance
  • 25% discount extended to all company employees for 2023-24 Season performances
  • Logo streamed on LED Supertitle for 2023-24 Season

$25,000

  • Prominently placed table for ten guests
  • Discounted room rate for one night stay
  • Invitation for four to the exclusive Honorary Committee Thank You Party
  • Recognition from the stage and in the formal gala program
  • Recognition included in all gala e-blasts reaching 23,500 subscribers
  • Recognition included in streaming signage and printed collateral
  • Two complimentary tickets to one 2023-24 Season performance
  • 25% discount extended to all company employees for 2023-24 Season performances
  • Logo streamed on LED Supertitle for 2023-24 Season

$10,000

  • Prominently placed table for ten guests
  • Invitation for two to the exclusive Honorary Committee Thank You Party
  • Recognition included in all gala e-blasts reaching 23,500 subscribers
  • Recognition included in streaming signage and printed collateral
  • Two complimentary tickets to one 2023-24 Season performance
  • 25% discount extended to all company employees for 2023-24 Season performances
  • Logo streamed on LED Supertitle for 2023-24 Season

$5,000

  • Prominently placed table for ten guests
  • Recognition included in all gala e-blasts reaching 23,500 subscribers
  • Recognition included in streaming signage and printed collateral
  • Two complimentary tickets to one 2023-24 Season performance
  • 25% discount extended to all company employees for 2023-24 Season performances
  • Logo streamed on LED Supertitle for 2023-24 Season

*Pledges must be received no later than April 10, 2023 for recognition in the event program.

Table Ambassadors

$10,000

  • Table for ten guests with preferred seating placement
  • Invitation for four to the exclusive Honorary Committee Thank You Party
  • Recognition in the formal gala program as an Honorary Committee Member & Table Host *
Purchase a table for ten – preferred seating

$5,000

  • Table for ten guests
  • Invitation for two to the exclusive Honorary Committee Thank You Party
  • Recognition in the formal gala program as an Honorary Committee Member & Table Host *
Purchase a table for ten – standard seating

*Pledges must be received no later than April 10, 2023 for recognition in the event program.

Individual Tickets

$1,000

  • Gala ticket per person offers preferred seating in the dining area
  • Invitation for two to the exclusive Honorary Committee Thank You Party
  • Recognition in the formal gala program as an Honorary Committee Member *
Buy Tickets

$500

  • Gala ticket offers perimeter seating in the dining area
  • All gala tickets include three-course dinner, champagne upon arrival, wine service with dinner and complimentary valet service
Buy Tickets

Fair Market Value is $250 per ticket. To learn more or to arrange for sponsorship or tickets, contact Darin Dietz at darin.dietz@sdopera.org or (619) 533-7033.

Please make checks payable to San Diego Opera. Mailing address:

San Diego Opera, 233 A Street, Suite 500, San Diego, CA 92101

*Pledges must be received no later than April 10, 2023 for recognition in the event program.

Gala Underwriting

Gala Underwriters are an essential piece of the fundraising efforts for the annual Gala.
All underwriting gifts are fully tax deductible and include recognition in the Gala Event Program and video loop at the event.

In addition to recognition in the Gala program and on other printed materials, Underwriters of at least $5,000 will receive an invitation to our exclusive Honorary Committee Thank You Party. This event is held in appreciation of our Honorary Committee members and scheduled just prior to the gala.

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

$25,000
Gala Venue

$15,000
Gala Entertainment, Live Music and Dance Band

$10,000
Wine and Champagne and Limoncello

$5,000
Honorary Committee Thank You Party

$2,500
Barista & Gelato Sponsorship

$1,000
Vespa Photo Ops

Give a gift at any level – Click here to donate

*Pledges must be received no later than April 10, 2023 for recognition in the event program.

To learn more or to arrange for sponsorship or tickets, contact Darin Dietz at darin.dietz@sdopera.org or (619) 533-7033.

Please make checks payable to San Diego Opera. Mailing address:

San Diego Opera, 233 A Street, Suite 500, San Diego, CA 92101.

Venue Information

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122

Regency Foyer Shor

The Hyatt Regency La Jolla is offering a special room rate with a 15% discount off the current rate at the time of booking. The rate is subject to change and based on availability.

CLICK HERE to go to: Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

  • Click on “Book Now”
  • Enter dates of stay
  • Expand “Special Rates” drop down
  • Click on “Corporate or Group Code”
  • Enter code “50751” in the “Corporate or Group Code” field
  • Click on “Book Now”
  • This will pull up your current, special discounted rate per night, based on availability
  • This code also provides you with a 50% discount on their nightly destination fee
    Deadline: TBD

 

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