Individual Giving

Memorial/Tribute Gifts

Honor the life of a loved one or celebrate an upcoming special occasion (a birthday, wedding, anniversary) with a tribute gift. Memorial and tribute gifts support the Virginia Opera Foundation, creating permanent and lasting support that helps ensure the growth and vitality of Virginia Opera. Your donation in honor of a friend or family member will appear in Virginia Opera season program books for one calendar year.

Make a Donation

In addition to online donations, gifts may be made by check, credit card, or appreciated stock. A monthly payment option is also available. Contact us for more information:

Hampton Roads:
757.627.9545, ext. 3318
kandis.burnworth@vaopera.org

Central Virginia:
804.644.8168, ext. 3398
howard.bender@vaopera.org

Northern Virginia:
804.644.8168, ext. 3398
howard.bender@vaopera.org

Virginia Opera is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to Virginia Opera are tax-exempt to the extent provided by law.

Individual Donors

Virginia Opera is grateful to the following contributors for their support of the 2016–2017 Annual Fund.

Director Circle

Anonymous
Anonymous
Dr. & Mrs. William D. Covington
Dr. & Mrs. William Jackson Frable
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Goode
Mr. & Mrs. Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. – The Herndon Foundation
Mrs. Bucci and Mr. John Zeugner

Producer's Circle

Anonymous
Mr. & Mrs. Rudolph E. Bunzl
Hon. & Mrs. James Cales, Jr.
Mrs. Donna P. Case
Mr. & Mrs. Langdon T. Christian IV
Mr. & Mrs. Mark Thomas Cox IV
Mr. & Mrs. Vince Ferranti
Mr. Henry A. Garrity
Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus W. Grandy, V
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Hill
Mr. Richard I. Miller
Mr. & Mrs. Jose Luis Murillo
Patricia Pusey
Ms. Carole J. Yaley

Artist Patron Society

Anonymous
Vern and Nancy Barham
Mr. & Mrs. Stanley G. Barr, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Cabell Birdsong
Capt. & Mrs. John M. Chandler, USN (Ret.)
Frances T. & Robert B. Claytor Fund
Col. James F. Deming & Maj. Mark E. Board
Hon. & Mrs. Robert G. Doumar
Judge & Mrs. Robert B. Edwards
Mr. Sean P. Foohey
Ms. Cary Fountain
Mr. Thomas A. Grant
Mrs. Karen Guliano
Eva & Michael Hardy
Mr. James Hixon
Mr. & Mrs. Peter M. Huber, Esq.
Mr. & Mrs. Kemper K. Hyers
Dr. Anne-Marie Irani & Dr. Lawrence Schwartz
Ms. Denise Keane and Mr. Leonard Mandl
Mr. & Mrs. Marcellus C. Kirchner
Robert C. & Mary Nell Kuhlo
Ms. Ina Levy & Mr. Richard Staub
Mr. Harris Miller and Ms. Deborah Kahn
Dr. & Mrs. Gerald Pepe
Mr. & Mrs. Allan S. Reynolds, Jr
Dr. John Reynolds
Warren Richard & Lynn Cobb
James & Diane Schneider
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Shannon
Mr. Lewis Webb and Ms. Helen Dragas
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Webster
Mrs. Deborah Wyld

Bravo Society

Russell P. Allen
Anonymous
Lilli & William Beyer
Mr. & Mrs. George Y. Birdsong
Drs. Bruce & Cassianne Booth
Capt. & Mrs. Malcolm Parker Branch
Dr. & Mrs. O. Christian Bredrup
Kym Hemley Butz and Joe Butz
Lucy & Randolph Church
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Coffing
Mrs. Peter G. Decker, Jr.
Mr. Ammon G. Dunton, Jr.
Mrs. Renee Gilman
Dr. & Mrs. William T. Hark
Mr. & Mrs. Barry Hodges
Mr. & Mrs. Philip C. Holladay, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Jimmie Lee Huitt, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn Jones
Mr. & Mrs. James Kitz
Dr. & Mrs. Edward L. Lilly
Mr. & Mrs. Charles R. Modlin
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Monroe, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Johnson C. Moss
Mrs. Valerie Neff
Mr. Thomas Nicholson III & Ms. Christie Dixon
Susan & Dale Oller
Larry & Susan Quate
Mrs. Virginia Redick
Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Roberts
Ms. Donna Scassera
Mr. & Mrs. C. Jeffers Schmidt
Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Scoper
Ms. Marilyn Scott
Mr. & Mrs. Homer A. Smith
Mrs. Joyce Strelitz
Ms. Page Styles
Mr. J. Kenneth Timmons
Mr. & Hon. Guy Tower
Mr. & Mrs. William D. Ungerman
Dr. & Mrs. William M. Waldrop
Eleanor & Henry Watts
Dr. Elisabeth Muhlenfeld Wollan
Ms. Evangeline Yoder

Benefactor Society

Education Coalition:
Mr. Raymond DeFrank
Ms. Rebecca Hess
Ms. Jeri Mullarkey
Susan Thomas

Individual:
Mr. Alan Albert
Mr. Allen E. Anderson
Mary Virginia Andraos
Anonymous
Mr. Allen Baker
Ms. Jeannie Baliles
Mr. & Mrs. J. Temple Bayliss
Mr. Paul Campsen and Ms. Carrie White, PhD
Mr. Raymond DeFrank
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Disharoon
Mrs. Audrey B Douglas-Cooke
Ms. Margaret P. Edgerton
Mr. & Mrs. Richard Furiga
Adm. & Mrs. Harold W. Gehman, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Ray Gindroz
Mr. Robert Glasser
Mr. & Mrs. George L. Hart
Mr. & Mrs. Alan C. Hess
Mr. & Mrs. John E. Holloway
Ms. Mary Anne Kellam-Canada
Drs. Edward and Eileen Kitces
Ms. Esta Kornstein
Dr. Susan Kornstein
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Krantz
Ms. Marilyn Larsen
Mr. and Dr. Lenard Lexier
Henry & Angelica Light
Mrs. Eleanor Marshall
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Petterson
Mr. Myron H. Reinhart
Mr. & Mrs. Laurens Sartoris
Mr. James Satterwhite
Ms. Lisa Sinclair
Mrs. Jane Spilman
Hon. Lydia Calvert Taylor
John and Joanne Theon
Dr. & Mrs. Aaron Vinik
Harry & Sandra Wilbur
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Winslow
Dr. & Mrs. Wilhelm Zuelzer

Opera Partner

Anonymous
Ms. Donna Allen
Ms. Judy Bland
Mr. & Mrs. S. L. Boglio
Mrs. Caroline Y. Brandt
Ms. Sherry Bremer
Dr. Kevin M. Campbell
Charles & Minette Cooper
Mrs. Robin Covatta
Mr. & Mrs. Walter Dotts
Mr. & Mrs. Frederick S. Fisher III
Mr. & Mrs. James J. Gildea
Ms. Vesta Lee Gordon
Mr. Andri Gowens
Mr. & Mrs. Louis S. Harris
Ms. Spring Helligrath
Ms. Tara Hoyle
Mrs. Sarah B. Huber
Ms. Patricia Flowers Jacobina
Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Jones
Mr. Jeff Joyner
Greg & Janet Kim
Alice S. & Frank T. Lennon
Ms. Diana Livingston
Michael & Nancy Lott
Mr. Guillermo Maquivar
Mr. & Mrs. William B. McAree, II
Mrs. Oriana McKinnon
Mr. William H. Mears
Mr. Brian Moody
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pacek
Mr. & Mrs. Gary Pitts
Mr. Frank Raysor
Ms. Eileen Schein
Paul and Bonita Stockmeyer
Mrs. Harriet White
Mrs. Faye G. Whitlock

Opera Sustainer

Capt. & Mrs. Robert Adler
Anonymous
Mr. James Baber
Earl R. Blankenship Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Todd Budlong
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Brown, Esq.*
Mr. & Mrs. John Bruner
Mr. & Mrs. C. Robert Clark
Dr. Sarah B. Clarkson and Dr. John Herre
Dr. & Mrs. Herbert A. Claiborne, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. J. Floyd Clingenpeel
H H Cooper
Mrs. Mary Connell
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Connelly
Dr. & Mrs. W. Stephen Corrie
Drs. Georgean & Mark DeBlois
Hon. & Mrs. Rodham T. Delk
Ms. Lisa Delevie
Juanita G. Felton (Tom)
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Fiveash
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Fleming
Mrs. Harry Frazier, IV
John Page Garrett
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Gayner
Mr. Charles Gibbons
Mrs. Susan Givens
Ms. Dorothy P. Grandstaff
Dr. & Mrs. Fred Gross
William Graves III & Elizabeth Nybakken
Lee and Jane Harris
Capt. & Mrs. Joel Heaton
Pamela Hyatt and James Graham
Dr. & Mrs. Bernard F. Jamison
Mr. Edward Kelly, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph F. Kent,III
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Kerwin
Mr. Christopher Kogut
Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Koplin
Peter M. & Jodi L. Koste
Ms. Anne Lankford
Dr. Velimir Luketic
Col. & Mrs. David Maltby
Earl & Soozi McLain
Mr. H.T. McLoughlin
Col. & Mrs. Thomas H. Meurer
Joetta Miller
Diane and Reynold Monach
Ms. Rhonda Murray
Mr. Fred Napolitano, II
Mrs. Walter T. Niedermayer
Mr. & Mrs. James Noone
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pacek
Mr. Aldo Panizo
Don and Anne Perry
Powers Peterson, M.D. & Dr. Daniel Alonso
Mrs. C. Cotesworth Pinckney
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Pratt
Mr. & Mrs. David Rennolds
William T. & Joanne K. Roos Philanthropic Fund
The Routszong’s
Dr. Paul Sayegh
Mr. & Mrs. Hugh Sease
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Seeherman
Mr. & Mrs. John Schiffer
Mr. & Mrs. James Schloss
Mrs. Desta Shaw
Mr. Benjamin Smith
Mr. Marc G. Stadiem
Capt. & Mrs. Robert J. Swain, USCG
Mr. C. Wayne Tucker
Mr. & Mrs. Kirk Tucker
Mr. & Mrs. J. Dirk Walecka
Ms. Millie Wilkerson
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Wintzer
Ms. Isabella G. Witt
Mrs. Simone Wojan-Coleman
Dr. & Mrs. G. Byron Work
Mrs. Frances Zehmer

Opera Family

Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Alby
Mr. & Mrs. Neill H. Alford III
Mr. John A. Anderson
Anonymous
Anonymous
Ms. Patricia Arant
Ms. Anne Askew
Mr. John Baril
Mr. Richard Barry & Ms. Linda Cox
Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm Bell
Mrs. Carter Grandy Bernert
Dr. & Mrs. William Blake, Jr.
Mr. William Bolean Sr.
Dr. & Mrs. Larry Borish
Rick & Jeannine Boyd
Ms. Celeste Bremer
Marvin & Libby Burge
Charles & Elisabeth Burgess
Ms. Ann T. Burks
Mr. & Mrs. William Burnette
Mrs. Barbara Carr
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn Carwell
Ms. Kathryn Copeland & Dr. Gregory Hood
Mr. & Mrs. Britton B Culpepper
Mr. Bruce Curran
Ms. Melanie Kohn Day and Mr. Roland A. Karnatz
Ms. Nicole Dejesus
Mr. & Mrs. Stanwood Dickman
Mr. Howard J. Ellis
Michael and Janet Emsley
Dr. Ronald Flenner
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph V. Formica
Mr. & Mrs. Carter B Furr
Mr. William Gatling, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Dean R Goplerud
Dr. & Mrs. T. Winston Gouldin
Mr. George Grant
Mary and Charles Haines
Ms. Linda L. Hansell
Ms. Ruth Hansen
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Hanson
Dr. & Mrs. Dwight Harrison
Dr. & Mrs. H. Keith Hellems
Ms. Julia Henley
Dr. & Mrs. E. Beaumont Hodge
Drs. Warren & Jane Hopkins
Mr. Thomas Horsch & Ms. Barbara Boslego
Gil & Karen Hoy
Connie and Marc Jacobson
Rev. Martha Jenkins
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Johnson
Dr. & Mrs. Warren G. Karesh
Dr. & Mrs. Edward H. Karotkin
Mr. & Mrs. John Klemenc
Lawrence F. Kruger
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H Large
Capt. & Mrs. Keith Larson
Mr. Bob Liverman
Capt. & Mrs. Carl V. Mallett
Mr. & Mrs. Randall Mayes
Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel L. McCoy
Shannon Thomas McCrory
Mr. & Mrs. S. Randall McDaniel
Mr. Graham Meech
Betty Jean Meyer
Mrs. Hope Mihalap
Mr. Robert Misbin
Ms. Susan G. Mouser
Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Murcko
Ms. Pauline Narcavage
Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Naughton
Mr. Brian O’Connor
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Overstreet
Mr. Frank Parrish
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Plett
Mr. Alfred Ponce & Ms. Alice Clay
Ms. JoAnn Porter
Mrs. Ann Prince
Dr. & Mrs. Andrew Quicke
Mrs. Robin Reeves
Mr. & Mrs. Joe Riss
John & Barbara Rose
Mary Stuart and Ted Ruhnke
Mr. James Schmalz
Dr. James K. Schmitt
Dr. & Mrs. Robert B. Scoggins
Jane & Win Short
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Shutterly
Mrs. Madeline Sly
Dr. & Mrs. David C. Smith
Ms. Lori Smithson
Mary Jane Spiro
Mr. Lawrence L. Steingold
Harry & Linda Stemple
Ms. Joan Sussman
Ms. Phyllis Szymanski
Mr. Tommy Tavenner
Mrs. Dora Lee Taylor
Mr. W. Mcllwaine Thompson, Jr.
Dr. Ashton Trice
Mr. Larry G. Valade
Mrs. Jeanette H. Wallace*
Capt. & Mrs. Robert Warakomsky
Mr. Nicholas Wheeler
Juan & Linda Whittington
Mr. Andrew L. Wilson
Mr. Robert Witajewski
Howard and Martha Zaritsky
Robert & Karen Zelnick
Mr. Roger Zoccolillo

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