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Operazzi Ball


April 21, 2018


6:30 – 10:00 p.m.


Skopelos at New World Landing


On April 21, Pensacola Opera will host its annual Operazzi Ball titled Operazzi España, themed after our March production of Man of La Mancha.

The evening will include a sit-down dinner, dancing to music by The Don Snowden Big Band with Holly Shelton, and live and silent auctions featuring unique items and experiences with opportunities to support the Artists in Residence and Education programs.

All proceeds from this event support the Opera’s many artistic and educational initiatives, from professional mainstage productions to nationally recognized education and community engagement programs.

Featured Live & Silent Auction Items

Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Stephen Simpson and Tina Tortomase

Platinum Sponsor

Jewelers Trade Shop, Inc. Thompson-Walden Insurance | Bobby & Karen Emmons TLC Group

Hospitality Sponsor

The Riesberg Institute

Wine Sponsor

Republic National Distributing Co.

Diamond Sponsors

Ballinger Publishing
Critical Difference
Culinary Productions
David & Dr. Carolyn Dear
Escambia County Sheriff’s
Diane Peterson
Ralph & Jan Peterson
Drs. Jim & Nell Potter
Jan & Ron Miller
Jim & Ann Neal
Ray & Val Russenberger

Gold Sponsors

Allan Benton/Mark & Robin
Dr. Joanne Bujnoski
Child Neurology Center | Dr.
       Ben Renfroe
Nan Einhart
Executive Landscaping
  Nan Harper, Realtor

Highpointe Hotel
Colonel Richard & Bette Hooton
  Drs. Robert & Karen Huang
Italian Cultural Society
Drs. Barbara & Joe Jackson
Just Judy’s Flowers, Local Art &
  Robert H. Kahn Jr. Family
Dr. Huey & Helen McDaniel
Bill McGinnes
Drs. Ruth Orth & Rick Harper
Polonza Bistro | Judy Ring
Martha & Tom Richard
Justine Simoni
Garlan Sisco
West Florida Healthcare

Silver Sponsors

Azalea Trace
Dr. Scott & Lois Benson
Randy Bricker
CDR Stuart Bugg, Ret.
Dr. & Mrs. Richard Cannon
Cat Country 98.7/News Radio
Frank Cutrone
Walt Davison
Jerry Gordon & Jean-Ellen
Gulfside Landscaping, Inc.
Hiles-McLeod Insurance, Inc.
Home Instead Senior Care
In Memory of Robert de Varona
Michael Johnson | State Farm
Dave & Lyndi Kessler
Philomena Madden
Pat & Donna Quinn, in honor of
        the Gulf Breeze Zoo
Jerome Shannon & Charles
Paul & Lynne Tobin
Trustmark National Bank
Veranda of Pensacola
VIP Pensacola

Bronze Sponsors

Combined Insurance Services of
        North Florida, Inc.
  Express Employment
Dr. David & Nony Fahringer
Mr. & Mrs. Colby A. Giles
In Memory of Gerald Hansen
Linda & Charles Liberis
  Cody & Donna Rawson
ServisFirst Bank
Germaine Weldon
V. Paul’s Italian Ristorante
Veterinary Emergency Referral

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