Opera Tampa Gala 2017
Limited Gala reservations now available!
March 25, 2017
Carol Morsani Hall
This year’s Opera Tampa Gala celebrates Maestro Anton Coppola’s 100th birthday and pays homage to his illustrious career and his status as opera’s oldest working conductor and composer.
This historic evening begins with cocktails and a silent auction, and progresses to the Centennial Celebration featuring Maestro Anton Coppola in a concert of his compositions and favorite works.
Afterwards, guests enjoy a post-concert gourmet dinner, live auction and the presentation of the Anton Coppola Excellence in the Arts Award to Diana Soviero.
All opera lovers are invited to join us for our glittering, golden gala honoring Maestro Coppola’s birthday.
5:30 p.m.- Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. - Coppola Conducts: 100 Years Young concert (ticket included)
Immediately following the concert - Gala Dinner, Live Auction, and Award Presentation
Gala Patron Reservation - $450
To learn more about the Gala, contact the Straz Center Special Events Office at (813) 222-1275. All proceeds benefit Opera Tampa.
Opera Tampa Gala 2017 Sponsors
Dr. Yi-Hwa Outerbridge, M.D. and Mr. Felix Cannella, Jr.
Bank of America
Capt. Guy R. Campbell, III & Ms. Janet Marlow
Dr. and Mrs. Ignacio Ferras, III
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d'Angelo
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
The Himes Family
Kenneth P. Pages, MD and Ryne Gallien
Tampa Bay Trust Company/Carden & Associates, Inc.
Anton Coppola Excellence in the Arts Award
Charles A. and Faith S. Simmons.