Opera Tampa Gala 2017

Limited Gala reservations now available!

March 25, 2017
5:30 p.m.
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

Presenting Sponsor
Dr. Yi-Hwa Outerbridge, M.D. and Mr. Felix Cannella, Jr.

Aria Sponsors
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
Judith McLeod
Kenneth P. Pages, MD and Ryne Gallien
Raymond James
Tampa Bay Trust Company/Carden & Associates, Inc.

Anton Coppola Excellence in the Arts Award
Charles A. and Faith S. Simmons.

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