WE WISH TO THANK OUR 2017 GALA SPONSORS:                                         SIX IN THE EVENING COCKTAILS

                                                                                                                      SEVEN IN THE EVENING SEATED DINNER

                                                                                                        FEATURING AN OPERA AND BROADWAY MUSICAL TRIBUTE

                                                           TO FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER AND VISIONARY JOYCE STRELITZ

                                                                    Dance the night away to the tunes of STRICTLY BIZZNESS

                                                                                           BLACK TIE SUGGESTED

                                                                       For additional information, contact Lisa Sands at 757.213.4554

                                                                                         100 East Main Street, Norfolk



Gala 2017 HR


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Hello to San Francisco


Memories from last season's Galas 

Harrison Opera House 
Saturday, April 16, 2016
A Night of Romance on the Mediterranean


 The Commonwealth Club
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Voyage to Our Future


Virginia Opera Guild President Mark Board, Statewide Board President Allan Reynolds and his wife Harriet Reynolds, and President & CEO Russell Allen


Baritone Lee Gregory and Soprano Kelly Kaduce


Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Adam Turner and Gala Co-Chair Bess Decker


 Presenting Sponsor Troutman Sanders Front Row: Soprano Kelly Kaduce, RJ Nutter, Mary Nutter, Daniel Berger.

Back Row: Andrew Friski, Jason Barlow,  Andrea Holloway, John Holloway, Tara Berger, and Baritone Lee Gregory


 Gala Co-Chair Dana Decker and husband Peter G. Decker III





Left to Right - Gala Co-chairs Patti Pusey & Dr. Cora T. Huitt; Central Virginia President, Elisabeth Wollan; President and CEO, Russell P. Allen


Virginia Opera Board Member Renee-Gilman and Chris-Gilman


Virginia Opera Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists Left to Right -
Kelly Glyptis, Kyle Oliver & Molly Hill


Left to Right - Senior Vice President SunTrust, Hank Coleman
and Cynthia Coleman


Susan Rickman and Tom Grant