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Utah Opera 2017 Gala

An evening with Renée Fleming

In celebration of Utah Opera’s 40th Anniversary Season

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
7:30PM / Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Renee Fleming, soprano
Utah Opera Chorus
Utah Symphony

 

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A fundraising gala to support Utah Opera’s education programs.

Kick off our 40th Anniversary season with international opera sensation Renée Fleming. If you’ve already seen this world’s beloved opera singer on television, this is your chance to see her live, in-person on the stage. Experience Ms. Fleming’s trademark lyricism as we celebrate Utah Opera’s past and support its future.

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You can make a meaningful difference in providing music education to every school district in Utah, while also receiving Gala VIP benefits such as:

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  • VIP Parking Passes
  • Access to pre-/post-concert VIP tent with Entertainment
  • Utah Opera Playbill Recognition

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Special thanks to these key individuals and corporations for their support of An evening with Renée Fleming

Honorary Co-Chairs

Governor and Mrs. Mitt Romney

Committee Co-Chairs

Mrs. Carolyn Gardner and Mrs. Joanne Shiebler

Corporate Chair

Ms. Patricia A. Richards

Honorary Committee Members

Mrs. Carolyn Abravanel
Mr. and Mrs. A. Scott** and Jesselie Anderson
Mr. Doyle Arnold and Ms. Anne Glarner
Drs. J. Richard Baringer and Jeannette J. Townsend
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Judith M. Billings
Mr. and Mrs. Howard and Betty Clark
Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Ann Crocker
Mr. and Mrs. John and Flora D’Arcy
Mr. and Mrs. David L. and Karen Gardner Dee
Mr. and Mrs. Alex J. and Debbie Dunn
Mr. Thierry Fischer and Ms. Catherine Orange
Ms. Kristen Fletcher and Mr. Dan McPhun
Mr. and Mrs. Kem C. and Carolyn* Gardner
Mr. and Mrs. Dell Loy and Lynnette Hansen
President and Mrs. Matthew S. and Paige Holland
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas N. and Lorie Jacobson
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph and Annette Jarvis
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald W.** and Janet Jibson
Mr. and Mrs. Tyler** and Jaclyn Kruzich
Mr. Paul C. and Cindy Kunz
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M.** and Jamie Love
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher and Julie McBeth
Mr. and Mrs. R. David and Brenda McMillan
Mr. Paul Meecham and Ms. Laura Leach
Mr. and Mrs. Brad W. and Trish* Merrill
Mr. and Mrs. William H. and Christine Nelson
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore F. and Carol* Newlin III
Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Dee O’Donnell
Dr. and Mrs. Dinesh C. and Kalpana Patel
Mr. and Mrs. David A.** and Teri Petersen
Ambassador and Mrs. John and Marcia* Price
Mr. Frank Pignanelli and Ms. D’Arcy Dixon
Mr. and Mrs. David E. and Shari Quinney, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Gunter and Carol Radinger
Mr. and Mrs. Brad and Sara Rencher
Ms. Patricia A.** Richards and Mr. William K. Nichols
Mr. Bert Roberts and Ms. Danielle Roussel
Mr. and Mrs. William and Joanne F.* Shiebler
Mr. and Mrs. Harris H. and Amanda Simmons
Mr. and Mrs. Sam and Diane Stewart*
Ms. Naoma Tate
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Kathlyn Thatcher
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph and Judith H.* Vander Heide
Mr. Craig C.** and Christy Wagstaff
Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Marion Wheaton
Mr. Kim R. Wilson and Ms. Gail Miller
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas** and Caroline Wright

Committee Members

*designation above indicates also a Committee member
Ms. Gretchen Dietrich
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald and Kaye Gunnell
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Sarah Hancock
Ms. Laura Nelson
Drs. Kathleen Digre and Michael Varner
Mr. and Mrs. Von and Virginia Whitby

Corporate Committee Members

** designation above indicates also a Corporate Committee member
Mr. John Firmage Jr.

SPONSORS

40th Anniversary Season Sponsor

Eccles Foundation
     

Guest Artist Sponsor

Sorenson Legacy Foundation

Presenting Sponsors

 

Concert Sponsor

Mr. and Mrs. Kem C. and Carolyn Gardner   Zions Bank

Artistic Director Sponsors

 

Maestro Sponsors

Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Vickie Callen   Mr. and Mrs. William and Joanne F. Shiebler
     
    Beesley Family Foundation

2017/18 Season

EVERY VOICE TELLS A STORY

Join us as a subscriber for our 40th Anniversary Season. Learn more about the season announcement and find more information on each performance on the 2017-18 announcement page.

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Current Utah Opera Subscribers

Call 801-533-NOTE (6683) or visit UtahOpera.org/Renew

Escape into the exquisite sets, powerful storylines, and exceptional performances you won’t find anywhere else but at Utah Opera. Remember, when you subscribe to four operas you get guaranteed seating, insider access, flexible ticketing, and priority service–all at a great price.

Season tickets on sale starting February 15, 2017.

Single tickets on sale starting June 20, 2017.

 

An Evening with Renée Fleming

In celebration of Utah Opera’s 40th Anniversary Season

September 13, 2017 | Abravanel Hall (7:30 PM)

A fundraising gala to support Utah Opera’s education programs.

Kick off our 40th Anniversary season with international opera sensation Renée Fleming. If you’ve already seen this world’s beloved opera singer on television, this is your chance to see her live, in-person on the stage. Experience Ms. Fleming’s trademark lyricism as we celebrate Utah Opera’s past and support its future.

Puccini’s

La Bohème

October 7 | 9 | 11 | 13 (7:30 PM)
October 15, 2017 (2 PM)

LIFE IS SHORT. LOVE IS FOREVER.

You’re invited to look inside the soul of an artist, with Puccini’s classic depiction of struggling bohemians navigating love, life and death in turn-of-the-century Paris. Join Utah Opera as it comes full circle to bring you La Bohème, a celebration of Utah Opera’s premier performance in 1978.

Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer’s

Moby-Dick

January 20 | 22 | 24 | 26 (7:30 PM)
January 28, 2018 (2 PM)

OBSESSION HAS NEVER RUN DEEPER.

Since its debut in 2010, Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s opera adaptation of Melville’s classic novel has enraptured audiences with its innovative storytelling. Now, come experience this entirely new production created by and for Utah Opera. Don’t miss this incredible combination of astounding visuals and spellbinding music as Utah Opera sweeps you out to sea on a quest fueled by one man’s willingness to risk everything for revenge.

Music by Jake Heggie
Libretto by Gene Scheer
Commissioned by The Dallas Opera Company

Leoncavallo / Puccini

Pagliacci / Gianni Schicchi

March 10 | 12 | 14 | 16 (7:30 PM)
March 18, 2018 (2 PM)

PLAYING THE CLOWN & CLOWNING AROUND.

Enjoy a sensational double-bill performance featuring some of the most beloved music in all of opera. The performance begins with Pagliacci, Leoncavallo’s emotionally intense masterpiece of passion, infidelity and murder with the famous aria “Vesti la giubba,” sung by the clown Canio, a signature role of Utah Opera’s founder Glade Peterson. Next, heartbreak turns into laughter as Utah Opera explores the lighter side of Puccini with Gianni Schicchi. See what unfolds when a man of great wealth dies and leaves behind a secret will, a gang of scheming heirs, and a hilarious mess. Watch, listen, and laugh, where you’ll find comedy in the chaos.

Johann Strauss Jr’s

Die Fledermaus

May 12 | 14 | 16 | 18 (7:30 PM)
May 20, 2018 (2 PM)

BLAME IT ON THE CHAMPAGNE.

Take a lot of champagne. Combine it with a cast of outrageous characters. Add in a bat costume. Now stir it into a gigantic party, and you have a recipe for something ridiculously fun. Join Utah Opera for a lavish costumed spectacle that celebrates the close of our 40th Anniversary the best way we know how—with an uproarious production of the ultimate party opera.

EXPERIENCE THE BEST IN MUSIC, FORBIDDEN LOVE, SACRIFICE, AND DRAMA ONLY AT UTAH OPERA!

Our Patron Services team is available by phone at 801-533-NOTE (6683) Monday–Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm, or renew online at UtahOpera.org/Renew

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