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Grand Gala 2019

May 04, 2019

Carol Morsani Hall

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Experience the magic Sat., May 4, at 6 p.m. at the Opera Tampa Grand Gala 2019 to celebrate the culmination of a fabulous opera season.

This creative black-tie and costumed affair features a cocktail reception, a sumptuous dinner on Morsani stage, live and silent auctions and live entertainment.

2019 Co-chairs: Dr. Zena Lansky, M.D. and Mr. Warren Rodgers

The evening’s highlight is the presentation of the prestigious Anton Coppola Excellence in the Arts Award. Paul Plishka, internationally-acclaimed bass, receives this year’s award.

The Anton Coppola Excellence in the Arts Award is sponsored by Charles A. and Faith S. Simmons.

Past recipients include Denyce Graves, Renata Scotto, Carlisle Floyd, Placido Domingo, Anton Coppola, Martina Arroyo, Thomas Hampson, Sherrill Milnes, Tito Capobianco and Diana Soviero.

All proceeds benefit Opera Tampa and its education programs.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities and tickets, contact the Straz Center Special Events office at 813.222.1275.


Thank you to our Opera Tampa Gala 2018 Sponsors:

Encore Sponsors 
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Aria Sponsors 
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Countryside Dermatology & Laser Center, Inc.
Dr. and Mrs. Ignacio A. Ferras, III
Florida Health Care News / Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d'Angelo
Bonny Heet and Marty Martel
The Himes Family
Dr. Zena Lansky, M.D. and Warren Rodgers
Mary Burkhardt Lysaught
Judith McCleod
Dr. Yi-Hwa Sung Outerbridge, M.D. and Mr. Felix Cannella, Jr.
Regenerative Orthopedic Institute / Dr. Erick Grana and Ms. Katherine Grana Knoll
Don and Rachael Worthington
 
Anton Coppola Excellence in the Arts Award
Charles A. and Faith S. Simmons
 

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