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 September 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.

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
The Bob Ross Foundation
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+

Susan Anderson & Doug Norby
Mr. David I. Berley
Carol Franc Buck
Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek
Bob Ellis
Gordon P. Getty
James C. Hormel & Michael P. Nguyen-Hormel
Diane Wilsey

$15,000+

Better World
Didi & Dix Boring
Philip Goward
Stephen & Diane Heiman
Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel
Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham
Robert Ripps & Steven Spector
Jerome Roth
Jack & Betty Schafer
Dr. Katherine Slazak
Elizabeth C Theil & Brian M Kincaid

$10,000+

Martha Allday
Alvin Baum
Keith & Priscilla Geeslin
Beth Glynn
Jane and David Hartley
Pitch Johnson & Cathie Johnson
Jeffrey Kimball & Pamela Hogan
Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker
Lisa Lindelef
Bernice Lindstrom
Nion McAvoy & Leslie Berriman
Mrs. Martha Peak Rochelle

$5,000+

Matthew & Krista Annenberg
David Bertoni
Joseph Chan
Charles Charnas
Lawrence Dillon
Carolyn Zecca Ferris
Rudy Guerrero
Willis Goldsmith & Marilynn Goldsmith
Dr. Barry Gustin & Carolina Gustin
Ruth and Rick Harper (In memory of Robert Orth and in honor of Jane Orth)
Fred Levin & Nancy Livingston (in memory of Ben & A. Jess Shenson)
Scott Lord
Mark L. Kalow & Marlene Pitkow
Elizabeth McMillan & George Varian
Parker Monroe
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Paul Sack & Shirley Davis
Sharon Simpson
Mr. Fred Wistow
Susan Unterberg

$2,500+

Sandra & Darr Aley
Carolyn Clark Beedle
Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Harriet C Fried
Susan & Mark Geyer
Joanna Hoffman & Alain Rossman
Marcia Lazer
Sue Marineau (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Mary Lou Myers (In honor of Didi Boring)
Simin Naaseh & Farhang Ostadan
Alan Olejniczak
Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart
Theresa & Bob Ryan
Bill Russell Shapiro & Alice Haas (in honor of Bob Ellis)

$1,000+

Stephane Bruno & Christopher Sharpe, Marie Bertillion Collins, Francisco Buchtig, Machelle Burkstrand & Steve Winick, Kevin Cartwright & Steve Eimer (in honor of Debbie Chinn), Malcolm Cravens, James Cross & Dr. Charles Antonen, John & Lois Crowe, Janet Cluff, Marylene Delbourg-Delphis, Deus Ex Machina, Steven Fletcher, Louise M Fox, Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler, Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Koeppen, David Gockley & Linda Kemper, Jake Heggie & Curt Branom, Jaisette Herrera, George & Leslie Hume (in honor of Bob Ellis), James Hunter, Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller, Peter Lundberg & James Mowdy, John McGuirk, Mr. Robert I. Kaufelt & Mrs. Nina Kaufelt, Jill Matichak, Patrick McCabe, Susan McConkey, Ruth Modric & Vivian Schneider, Anne Morton (in memory of Thomas E. Morton), Nancy Roberts & David Mojdeh, Peggy & Boyce Nute, Helen O’Hanlon, John Roevekamp & Lisa Jill Freeman, Joan Rost, Robin Petrie (in honor of Paul Hostetter), Gail & Lawrence Siegel, Anya & Joseph Stiglitz, David Sabritt & Mina Miller, Susan Hone (in honor of John Lindstrom), Abraham D Sofaer & Marian Scheuer Sofaer, Karen & Jim Wiley, Daniel Sillin, Francoise Stone, Betty Wallerstein, Jessica Wan, Dee Williams, Brenda Yost, Dr. Anjun Zhou & Dr. Vladimir Malashkevich

$500+

Kate E. Akos & Harry L. Jacobs (in honor of Debbie and Nicole), Thomas Ames, Terje Arnesen, Robert Bailey, Frank & Ruth Belvin, Anne Marie Bourcier & Bill Holtzman, Robert & Jean Brock, Karen Broido, Robert Cabaj, Anne & Paul Carella, Hella & Melvin Cheitlin, Mary Chiu, Marilyn Cooper, Jaime Cortez, Clifford Cranna & Bruce Lamott, Dr. Bradford Crowell, Loni Dantzler, Lisa Danzig, Paul Dummel, Sonia Evers, Teresa Ferrari, Jennifer Frengel, Pamela George, Robert Goodman, Dana & Jason Gordon, Judy & Jeff Gough, MaryAnn Grossman, Margo Hackett (in Honor of Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker), Carol Hansen, Laurel & Alden Harken, Ann Hatch, John Hayes, Leonard Heil, Mark Heisler, Dr. Craig Henderson & Mary Henderson, Vicki Hennessy, Bette Hirsch & Joseph Hirsch, William Holsinger, Lorraine & Victor Honig, Sara Horner, Michael Hostetler, Edward M Irvin, Michael Keller, Frank Kelly, Martha Kessler, Jamie Kilar, Kerry King, Julianne Knell, Bob Kossler, Naomie Kremer, John Larimore, Harriet Lazer, John Lee, Myra Levenson, Deborah Lewis & Martin Myers, Charles Lichtman, Sylvia Lindsey, Sylvia & Paul Lorton Jr, Jeff Lyttle, Myron Marx, Mark Mathews, James Meehan, Patricia Kristof Moy, Melissa Mullin, Marilyn Nasatir, Mary A Nola, Ruth Nott, Jill Plamann, Anthony Politopoulos, Martin Quinn, Heidi Richardson, Helen Rigby, James Robson, Arthur Rock, David Sabritt & Mina Miller, Greg Scown, Kay See, David Stein, Tania Stepanian, Erich Stratmann, Blanche Streeter, Theresa Stuart, David Stull, Jan Vanderbilt, Barbara Waldman, Betty Wallerstein, Alice Waters, Carol Weitz, Peter Wender, Meredith White, Patrick Wilken, Diane Wilson, Leslie Winick & Mark Robinson, Mary Wloszek

$250+

Ralph Adams, Syed Ali, Jon Altemus, Kathleen Ames, Bettina Aptheker, Terje Arnesen, Catherine Atcheson, Nancy Axelrod, Rob Bailis, Tom Bankston, Roslyn Barak & David Olick, Will Baty, Christophe Begue, Helen Berggruen, Patricia Berkowitz, Maxine Bernstein, Susan Bienkowski, Carrie Blanding, Sandee Blechman & Steven Goldberg, Carol Block, Alison Boeckmann, Virginia Boyd, Colleen Brent, Charles Breyer, Donna Brorby, Marna Clark, Mary Clements, Ashby Cogan, Bruce Colman, Christine Crawford, Debra Crespin, Daniele Cuzin, Ann Del Simone, Ann Dewart, Kenny Dinkin, Rouxlé Dreyer, Richard Drossler, Jeannie Duisenberg, Jeanette Dunckel, Vincent Dureau, Susan English, John Fenster, Patsy Fergusson, Donald Fineberg, Donna Jean Fogel, Eliza Fox, Karen Friedman, Joyce Friedman, Blair Fullerton, Anne Galjour, Mary-Kay Gamel, Nancy Garden, Robert Garner, Gayle Geary, Kurt Geselbracht, Sandra Gillies, Michael Good, Don Graulich, Joey Grzenia, Elizabeth Gunden, Harry Hartzell, Deborah Harvey, Kenneth Hecht, Phil Horowitz, Edward Irvin, Lauren Ito, Sherri Jarrett, Betsy Jasney, Alan Johnson, Christiane Jordan, Anne Katz, Penelope Kenez, Kerry King, John Klopacz, Harvey Kohs, Joan Korenman, Barbara Kosnar, Bob Kossler, Regina Lackner, Patricia Lee, Robert Lee III, Harvey Lehtman, Myra Levenson, Margaret Levitt, Deborah Lewis, Charles Lichtman, George Loyer, Patrick Markle, Deborah McQueen, Danessa Miller, Mary Moore, Katherine Morgan, Theresa Mueller, William Murray, Linda Nakell, Nina Nelson, Murrey Nelson, Alix O’Brien, Daniel Ostrow, Claire Padien-Havens, Bruce Parker, Erica Pascal, Nathalie Paven, Margaret Pico, Barbara Pino, Delfina Piretti, Ricki Pollycove, Ellen Primack, Elkhanah Pultizer, Simone Quarré, Jim Quinn, Jane Randolph, Linda Rarey, Martha Richards, Christy Richardson, Linda Roatch, Jim Robson, Abby Rumsey, Steven Russell, Jeannie Sack, Marjorie Shapiro, Anne Shortall, Renee Simi, Lise Smidth, Richard Sparks, Gregory Squires, Michael Staufenbiel, Brian Stern, Marcia Stone, Cameron Sunde, Mahasti Tafreshian, Shoshana Tancer, Evelyne Thomas, Elsa Tranter, Gayle Tunnell, Patty Unterman, Cassandra Wagner, Andrea Walters, Stuart Wells, Jacalyn White, Heath Wickline, Diane Wilson, Steven Winick, Ann Winterman, Judy Workman, Stephen Yeh, Stephen Zilles