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 March 1, 2018, to April 1, 2019.

Institutional Support

Aaron Copland Fund for Music 

Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation 

Bill Graham Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund

Horizons Foundation

Kimball Foundation

Moore Dry Dock Foundation

OPERA America

RiskPress Foundation

SF Grants for the Arts

The Henry W. and Nettie Robinson Foundation

The Shenson Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

University of California, Santa Cruz

2018-19 Artist Sponsorship

Didi & Dix Boring,sponsoring Jacques Desjardin

Hella & Mel Cheitlin,sponsoring Kindra Scharich

Lawrence Dillon,sponsoring Keisuke Nakagoshi

Beth Glynn,sponsoring Nicole Paiement

Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker,sponsoring Alina Bokovikova

Bernice Lindstrom,sponsoring Marnie Breckenridge

Holly & Tom Mayer,sponsoring Daniel Belcher

Susan McConkey,sponsoring Sophia Smith

Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt,sponsoring Jacques Desjardins

Nancy Petrisko,sponsoring Eve Gigliotti

Robert Ripps and Steven Spector,sponsoring Laura Anderson, Nathan Granner, and Roma Olvera

Martha Rochelle,sponsoring Nicole Paiement

Jerry Roth,sponsoring Kindra Scharich

Bob & Terri Ryan,sponsoring Blythe Gaissert

Betty & Jack Schafer, sponsoring Brian Staufenbiel

$50,000+

Mr. David I. Berley

Gordon P. Getty & Ann G. Getty

Mary McDermott Cook

$25,000+

Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek

Bob Ellis

Susan & Mark Geyer

Philip Goward

Steven Menzies

Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel

Jerome C. Roth

$10,000+

Susan Anderson-Norby & Doug Norby

Martha Allday

Didi & Dix Boring

Dr. John H. Crowe & Dr. Lois Crowe

Beth Glynn

Jane & David Hartley

Diane & Stephen Heiman

Pitch & Cathie Johnson

Jeffrey Kimball & Pamela Hogan

Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt

Bernice Lindstrom

Mrs. Martha Peak Rochelle

Dr. Katherine Slazak

Elizabeth C. Theil & Brian Kincaid

$5,000+

David Bertoni

Joseph Chan

Willis & Marilynn Goldsmith

Dr. Barry & Carolina Gustin

Mark Kalow & Marlene Pitkow

Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker

Peter Lundberg & James Moody

Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice

Elizabeth McMillan & George Varian

Helen O’Hanlon

Charlie Pendergast

Nancy Petrisko

Robert Ripps & Steven Spector

Paul Sack

Jack & Betty Schafer

Carolyn Zecca Ferris

$2,500+

Sandra L & Darr Aley

Margaret & Charles Charnas

Carolyn Clark Beedle

Lawrence Dillon

Holly & Tom Mayer

Susan McConkey

Mauree Jane & Mark Perry, in honor of Robert Ellis

Sarah Ratchye & Ed Frank

Theresa & Bob Ryan

Sharon Simpson

Anjun Zhou

$1,000+

M. Burkstrand & S. Winick

Kevin Cartwright & Steve Eimer, in honor of Debbie Chinn

Hella & Mel Cheitlin

Marie Bertillion Collins & Leonard Collins

Steven Fletcher & Carl Croft

Eliza M. Fox

Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler

Judy & Jeff Gough

Jake Heggie

Bette & Joseph Hirsch, in honor of Mark Campbell

Miriam Hitchcock & Dan Shapiro, in support of Chris Pratorius

Susan Hone, in honor of John Lindstrom

William Kreysler

Marcia Lazer

Fred Levin & Nancy Livingston, in memory of Jane Bernstein

Sylvia Lindsey

Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller

Jill Matichak

Patrick McCabe

James Meehan

D.G. Mitchell

Ruth Modric & Vivian Schneider

Cathy Reade Moreland & Howard Moreland

Anne Morton

Peggy & Boyce Nute

Marcia & Robert Popper

Rosemarie Theresa Ring

Gail Siegel

Daniel Sillin, on behalf of Michael Chinn & Daniel Sillin

Anya & Joseph Stiglitz

Francoise Stone

Patty Unterman

Judy Walsh

Karen & Jim Wiley

Dee Williams

Brenda Yost

$500+

John & Sheila Banning

Will Baty & Mary Pierce

Anne Marie Bourcier & Bill Holtzman

Ines & Bertrand Bouvet

Richard Carlstrom

Lisa Danzig

Marylene DelbourgDelphis

Jacques Desjardins

Lisa Jill Freeman

Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Köppen

Fred Girodat

Margo Hackett

Helen Hakanson

Leonard Heil

Mrs. Lorraine Honig

Frank Kelly

Nelda Kilguss

John Lee

Myron Marx

Elisabeth Morten

Ruth Nott

Anthony Politopoulos

Marc Rogers, in honor of Susan Schumann

Cheryl Ruby

David Sabritt & Mina Miller

Maryann Schicketanz

Natalie Shuttleworth

Michael Staufenbiel

Julie Rulyak Steinberg

Stephen Yeh

$250+

Kathleen Ames

Thomas Ames

Bettina Aptheker

Terje Arnesen

Catherine Atcheson

Lynn D. Berger

Karen Broido, in memory of Barbara Jackson

Susie & Stan Brusa

Bruce Colman

Dr. Bradford Crowell

Stacy Cullison

Joan Desens & Simon Carr-Ellison, in memory of Jane Bernstein

Sharon Esker

Vicki & David Fleishhacker

Donna Jean Fogel

Kurt Geselbracht

Dana & Jason Gordon

Lauren Ito

Miranda Kane

Jeffrey N. & Anne Marie Katz

Martha Kessler

Kerry King

Bob Kossler

Myra Levenson

Deborah Lewis & Martin H. Myers

Charles Lichtman

Ames & Kate Morison

Rebecca Morison Schaefer

Patricia Kristof Moy

Angela Murray

Jeanne Newman

Thomas A. Ortenzi, in honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday

Robert Gray Patton

Martha Ryan & Dan McDonald, in honor of Alice Morison

Grant C. Reid

Jeff Ricker

Nancy Roberts

James Robson

Greg Scown

Richard Sparks

Blanche Streeter

Jan Vanderbilt

Jessica Wan

Christina Waters

Henry Weissman