On Saturday, April 11, 2015 Pensacola Opera will host its annual Operazzi Ball at New World Landing. The theme of this year’s Ball is A Pirate’s Promenade, in celebration of Pensacola Opera’s 32nd Season and March production of The Pirates of Penzance.

The evening will include a sit-down dinner, dancing to music by The Don Snowden Big Band with Holly Shelton, and special performances by Pensacola Opera’s 2015 Artists in Residence. Dress is black-tie and the evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with passed hors d’oeuvres. Complimentary wine and champagne will be served throughout the evening. Fabulous items and experiences will be featured in live and silent auctions.

This year’s Operazzi Ball Honorary Chairs are Ruth Orth and Rick Harper and the Chair is Nan Einhart. All proceeds from this event will support the Opera’s many artistic and education initiatives, from professional mainstage productions to nationally recognized education and community outreach programs. Tickets are $150 each and table sponsorships are available. This is a limited seating event and reservations are required in advance. If you are interested in sponsoring, please call Jennifer Knisbell at (850) 433-6737.


Special Thanks to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor
Justine Simoni

Platinum Sponsor
Jewelers Trade Shop, Inc.

Diamond Sponsors
Beggs & Lane RLLP ǀ Ralph and Jan Peterson
Critical Difference
Nan Miles Einhart
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office
"Your life...Your Community – No Place for Drugs" Paid for by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office with State Law Enforcement Trust Fund Monies
Executive Landscaping
Fabadashery LLC
James Neal and Ann Lemox
Mary Ann Long
Ruth Orth and Rick Harper
Brad and Diane Peterson
Drs. Nell and Jim Potter
Polonza Bistro ǀ Judy Ring
Thompson-Walden Insurance ǀ Bobby and Karen Emmons
West Florida Healthcare

Gold Sponsors
Ballinger Publishing
Dr. Scott and Lois Benson
Blooms A Million
Dr. Joanne Bujnoski
Hiles McLeod Insurance
Colonel and Mrs. Richard J. Hooton
Joe and Barbara Jackson
Teri Levin
Pete Moore Automotive
WEAR ABC 3
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Pensacola, FL 32502 0115-03393
Wind Creek - Atmore

Silver Sponsors
Beach Community Bank
CDR. Stuart Bugg
Cat Country 98.7 ǀ News Radio 1620
Elsbeth and Ferdinand de la Fontaine
Dlux Printing & Publishing, Inc.
Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon, P.A.
Jerome Gordon and Jean-Ellen Giblin
Nan Harper, Realtor
Anne and Bob Hart
Home Instead Senior Care
Michael Johnson ǀ State Farm Insurance
David and Lyndi Kessler
Pensacola Sign & Graphics
Premier Beverage
P. and D. Quinn in honor of the Gulf Breeze Zoo
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Riesberg
Sandy Sansing Family Foundation
Robert and Marcia Sergent
Antonio and Bentina Terry
Paul and Lynne Tobin
V. Paul’s Italian Ristorante
Wendy’s ǀ Wendco Group

Bronze Sponsors
Richard and Judy Cannon
Combined Insurance Services, Inc.
Ron and Janice Gilley
Landrum Human Resources
Ann and Allen Litvak
Will and Jane Merrill
Kathy and James Miller
Bob and Clair Montgomery
David and Barbara Norfleet
Dr. Roger and Barbara Orth
Regions Bank
ServisFirst Bank
Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Thomas