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Jingle Jukebox Gala


Sunday, December 13, 2020
1:00 PM


Court of De Luna

116 E Gonzalez St, Pensacola, FL 32501


After a very challenging 2020, we could all use a little holly and jolly!  Please join us for a holiday gala like no other at the Jingle Jukebox.  This is your chance to experience the power, excitement, and beauty of over 30 beloved opera arias and a few holiday favorites in the form of an intimate concert. While enjoying a delicious brunch, you will be serenaded by professional opera stars. 


Dress for the afternoon is cocktail or “holiday” attire. This is a limited seating event. Tickets are $150 per person.

To reserve your seats, call us at 850.433.6737 or book online!


Jukebox Gala Chairs:
Dr. Huey & Helen McDaniel 

Honorary Jukebox Gala Chairs:
Bobby & Karen Emmons


ABOUT THE PERFORMERS: Postponed by the global pandemic and Hurricane Sally, Pensacola Opera’s Jukebox Gala has been reimagined as “Jingle Jukebox” as our community prepares for a much needed celebration of the holidays. Smoldering mezzo soprano Ginger Costa-Jackson, who has performed leading roles with the Metropolitan Opera, Seattle Opera, Paris Opera, and Barcelona’s Gran Teatro del Liceu, will be joined by heroic tenor Paul Groves, who has enjoyed appearances with the Metropolitan Opera, Opera de Lyon, Paris Opera, and Lyric Opera of Chicago. Baritone Corey McKern combines his many appearances with Pensacola Opera with performances with Opera Hong Kong, Santa Fe Opera, Florentine Opera of Milwaukee, and Nashville Opera. Soprano Sheila Dunn is a native Pensacolian and the Chair of UWF Department of Music who has enjoyed appearances with Pensacola Opera, Chautauqua Opera and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. With appearances in Houston, New Orleans, Redwoods Opera, Pensacola Opera and the Leipzig Youth Symphony, Soprano Allanda Small makes her first appearance in this year’s Jukebox Gala. A former Artists in Residence with Pensacola Opera and a native of China, Bizhou Chang has appeared with Boston Conservatory Opera, Berlin Opera Academy, Janiec Opera Company, and Miami Music Festival. This impressive complement of singing talent continues with tenor Peter Lake who has appeared with Virginia Opera, Central City Opera, Houston’s Opera in the Heights!, and the Pacific Opera Project.

2020 Jukebox Gala Song List

SongPerformer(s)Starting Bid
1. Habanera (Carmen)Ginger$300
2. The Flower Duet (Lakmé)Sheila/Allanda$750
3. Maria (West Side Story)Peter$300
4. Un bel dì (Madama Butterfly)Bizhou$350
5. The Toreador Song (Carmen)Corey$300
6. The Christmas SongPaul$250
7. O soave fanciulla (La bohème)Bizhou/Peter$350
8. Vissi d’arte (Tosca)Allanda$350
9. La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)Peter$250
10. Una voce poco fa (Il barbiere di Siviglia)Ginger$300
11. Au fond du temple saint (Les pêcheurs de perles)Paul/Corey$750
12. O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)Sheila$500
13. The Christmas WaltzGinger$250
14. Over the RainbowPeter$300
15. All I Ask of You (The Phantom of the Opera)Sheila/Corey$750
16. Bring Him Home (Les Misérables)Peter$350
17. Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific)Corey$350
18. O Holy NightAllanda$250
19. White ChristmasBizhou$250
20. Nessun dorma (Turandot)Paul$750
21. I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady)Bizhou$300
22. I’ll Be Home for ChristmasSheila$250
23. Chi il bel sogno (La rondine)Allanda$300
24. The Impossible Dream (Man of La Mancha)Corey$500
25. Blue ChristmasPeter$250
26. Climb Every Mountain (The Sound of Music)Ginger$300
27. Quando m’en vo (La bohème)Bizhou$350
28. Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!)Allanda$250
29. Una furtiva lagrima (L’elisir d’amore)Paul$300
30. Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasSheila$2000


Wine Sponsor

Hospitality Sponsor

Bobby & Karen Emmons - Thompson-Walden Insurance

Diamond Record

Dr. and Mrs. John Brannan

Bobby and Sheila Dunn
Dr. and Mrs. Huey McDaniel
Critical Difference
Nan Einhart
Diane Peterson
Jan & Ron Miller
William McGinnes
Lisa S. Minshew
Brian & Marie Baumgardner

Gold Record

Frank Cutrone & Philomena Madden
Italian Cultural Society
Drs. Jim and Nell Potter
Synovus Bank
Volkert & Associates
Ballinger Publishing
Culinary Productions
Fiore of Pensacola
Drs. Ruth Orth and Rick Harper
Justine Simoni

Silver Record

Allan Benton
Capt. Stuart Bugg (Ret.)
Cat Country 98.7/News Radio 1620
Dr. Juliet DeCampos/Keith Kundahl
Emerald Coast Realty
Laura and Frank Gilliam
Gulf Power
Hiles-McLeod Insurance
Dick and Bette Hooton
Dr. Barbara Jackson
Michael Johnson/State Farm
Dave and Lyndi Kessler
Dr. and Mrs. Henry Porter
Lois and Scott Benson
Martha and Tom Richard
Paul and Lynne Tobin
VIP Pensacola

Bronze Record

Diane Appleyard
App River
Creative Charitable Funding, Inc.
The First Bank
Nan Harper
Jerome Shannon and Charlie Smoke
Torgersen Causey
Robert & Clair Montgomery

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