Our Supporters

Opera Parallèle’s supporters play a critical role in providing for the organization’s financial and artistic future. We invite you to help further our mission of bringing contemporary and relevant opera to a wide range of audiences. Below are gifts to OP from December 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019.

Institutional Support

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
The Amphion Foundation, Inc.
Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
Bill Graham Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund
Carol Franc Buck Foundation
City & County of San Francisco Grants for the Arts
Malcolm Cravens Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The Henry W. and Nettie Robinson Foundation
Jones Day Foundation
Sam Mazza Foundation
OPERA America
The Shenson Foundation
Sing For America
University of California, Santa Cruz

Individual Support

$25,000+

Carol Franc Buck
Mr. David I. Berley
Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek
Bob Ellis
James C. Hormel & Michael P. Nguyen-Hormel
Elizabeth C Theil & Brian M Kincaid
Susan Anderson & Doug Norby
Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel

$15,000+

Didi & Dix Boring
Philip Goward
Stephen & Diane Heiman
Gordon P Getty & Ann G Getty
Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
Robert Ripps & Steven Spector
Jerome Roth
Jack & Betty Schafer

$10,000+

Martha Allday
Keith & Priscilla Geeslin
Beth Glynn
Pitch Johnson & Cathie Johnson
Jane and David Hartley
Jeffrey Kimball & Pamela Hogan
Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker
Bernice Lindstrom
Nion McAvoy & Leslie Berriman
Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham
Mrs. Martha Peak Rochelle
Dr. Katherine Slazak

$5,000+

David Bertoni
Joseph Chan
Charles Charnas
Lawrence Dillon
Carolyn Zecca Ferris
Willis Goldsmith & Marilynn Goldsmith
Dr. Barry Gustin & Carolina Gustin
Fred Levin & Nancy Livingston (in memory of Ben & A. Jess Shenson)
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Mark L. Kalow & Marlene Pitkow
Peter Lundberg & James Mowdy
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Elizabeth McMillan
Helen O’Hanlon
Sharon Simpson
Susan Unterberg

$2,500+

Sandra & Darr Aley
Carolyn Clark Beedle
M. Burkstrand & S. Winick
Dr. John H. Crowe & Dr. Lois Crowe
Steven Fletcher & Carl Croft
Harriet C Fried
Joanna Hoffman & Alain Rossman
Marcia Lazer
Lisa Lindelef
Sue Marineau (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Holly & Tom Mayer
Susan McConkey
Simin Naaseh & Farhang Ostadan
Sarah Ratchye & Ed Frank
Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart
Theresa & Bob Ryan
Bill Russell Shapiro & Alice Haas (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Charlie Pendergast
Donald G Parachini & Elizabeth Avakian

$1,000+

Marylene Delbourg-Delphis, Ruth Modric & Vivian Schneider, Jill Matichak, Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler, Gail Siegel & Lawrence Siegel, James Meehan, A. Gillen & H. Koeppen, Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller, John McGuirk, Margo Hackett (in honor of Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker), Betty Wallerstein, Marie Bertillion Collins, Janet Cluff, Dr. Anjun Zhou & Dr. Vladimir Malashkevich, Jake Heggie & Curt Branom, Martha Kessler, Mr. Robert I. Kaufelt & Mrs. Nina Kaufelt, Anne Morton (in memory of Thomas E. Morton), Nancy Roberts & David Mojdeh, Joan Rost, Sylvia Lindsey, Stephane Bruno & Christopher Sharpe, James Hunter, James Cross & Dr. Charles Antonen, Louise M Fox, George & Leslie Hume (in honor of Bob Ellis), Robin Petrie (in honor of Paul Hostetter), Jaisette Herrera, Malcolm Cravens, Anya & Joseph Stiglitz, David Sabritt & Mina Miller, Susan Hone (in honor of John Lindstrom), Karen & Jim Wiley, Kevin Cartwright & Steve Eimer (in honor of Debbie Chinn), Daniel Sillin, Patrick McCabe, Peggy & Boyce Nute, Francoise Stone, Dee Williams, Brenda Yost, David Gockley & Linda Kemper, Jessica Wan

$500+

Frank & Ruth Belvin, Jamie Kilar, Erich Stratmann, Hella & Melvin Cheitlin, Blanche Streeter, Harriet Lazer, Patricia Kristof Moy, Jeff Lyttle, Thomas Ames, Laurel & Alden Harken, Michael Staufenbiel, Stephen Yeh, Donna Jean Fogel, Diane Wilson, Jennifer Frengel, Jaime Cortez, MaryAnn Grossman, Melissa Mullin, Leslie Winick & Mark Robinson, Kate E. Akos & Harry L. Jacobs (in honor of Debbie and Nicole), Judy & Jeff Gough, Anthony Politopoulos, Carol Hansen, Jill Plamann, Jan Vanderbilt, Clifford Cranna & Bruce Lamott, Mary A Nola, Edward M Irvin, Frank Kelly, Terje Arnesen, Ruth Nott, Theresa Stuart, Anne & Paul Carella, Dana & Jason Gordon, Greg Scown, Leonard Heil, Patrick Wilken, Charles Lichtman, Heidi Richardson, Robert & Jean Brock, Kerry King, William Holsinger, Teresa Ferrari, Patrick Wilken, Helen Rigby, John Lee, David Sabritt & Mina Miller, Lorraine & Victor Honig, Lisa Danzig, Anne Marie Bourcier & Bill Holtzman, Myron Marx, Bob Kossler, Dr Bradford Crowell, Myra Levenson, Lisa Jill Freeman & John Roevekamp, Charles Lichtman, James Robson, Richard Sparks, Deborah Lewis & Martin Myers

$250+

Robert Lee III, Liang Cao, Hadas Cullen, Lara Mendel, Haig Baghdassarian, Sarah Hollenbeck, Sandra & Richard Romero, Stephen Kellerman, John Morris, Nancy Garden, Elizabeth Gunden, Patty Unterman & Tim Savinar, Syed Ali, Nina Nelson, Debra Crespin, Leslie Lippard, Danielle Bricker, Sheryl Stewart, Danessa Miller, Bettina Aptheker, Patricia Berkowitz, Stephen Zilles, Bette & Joseph Hirsch, Tom Bankston, Mary Clements, George Loyer, Alix O’Brien, Cassandra Wagner, Carol Van Sant, Theresa L. Mueller, Eliza M Fox, Simone Quarré, Marcia Stone, Dr. Craig Henderson & Mary Henderson, Helen Berggruen, Renee Simi, Christiane Jordan, William Murray, Michael Schuler, Maria Dinard, Joanne Howard, Matthew Smith, Diana Hammer, Karen Robbins, Terry Bamberger, Naomi Sanchez, Jeff Ricker, Yuliya Peregudova, Cindy Sumida-Scott, Lise Smidth, Anne Shortall, Kathleen Ames, Marna Clark, Rob Bailis, Claire Padien-Havens, Judy Workman, Karen Broido, Donald Fineberg & Andrea Fellows Walters, Margaret Pico, Patrick Markle, Maxine Bernstein, Don & Maryann Graulich, Phil Horowitz, Ann Winterman, Regina Lackner, Harvey Lehtman, Linda Rarey, Jacalyn White, Karen Friedman, Ms. Martha Richards, Penelope & Peter Kenez, Sandra Gillies & J Toney, Gayle Tunnell, Gayle Geary, Jeanette Dunckel, Robert Garner, Anne Galjour, Katherine Morgan, Ellen Primack, Andrea Walters, Loni Dantzler, Carrie Blanding, Michael Good, Kenneth Hecht, Alan Johnson, Stuart Wells, Mary Wloszek, Deborah McQueen, Jim Quinn, Susan Bienkowski, Donna Brorby, Ricki Pollycove, Erica Pascal, Susan English, Vincent Dureau, Ralph Adams, Daniele Cuzin, Ann Dewart, Kenny Dinkin, Mrs. Joyce Friedman, Barbara Pino, Jane Randolph, Mahasti Tafreshian, Heath Wickline, Paul Sack, Alison Boeckmann, Christophe Begue & Marlene Velasco-Begue, Colleen Brent, Harvey Kohs, Bruce Parker, Steven Russell, Marjorie Shapiro, Richard Drossler, John Fenster, Harry Hartzell, Ann Del Simone, Christine Crawford, Linda Nakell, Will Baty & Mary Pierce, Patsy Fergusson, Kurt T Geselbracht, Ashby Cogan, Nathalie Paven, Patricia Lee, Jeannie Sack, Joan Korenman, Abby Rumsey, Deborah Harvey, Sherri Jarrett, Delfina Piretti, Christy Richardson, Linda Roatch, Pamela George, Cameron Sunde, Jeannie Duisenberg, Jon Altemus, Blair Fullerton, Lauren Ito, Angela Murray, Martha Ryan & Dan McDonald, Rebecca Morison Schaefer, Deborah Lewis & Martin H Myers, Jeanne Newman, Vicki & David Fleishhacker, Lynn D Berger, Christina Waters, Sharon Esker, Daniel Ostrow, Miriam Hitchcock & Dan Shapiro, Elsa & Revan Tranter