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 June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2021.

Institutional Support

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
American Opera Projects, Inc.
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
Horizons Foundation
Jones Day Foundation
Koret Foundation
Sam Mazza Foundation
OPERA America
San Francisco Grants for the Arts
The Shenson Foundation
Sing For America
University of California, Santa Cruz
Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation

Individual Support

$25,000+

Mr. David I. Berley
Carol Franc Buck
Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek
Bob Ellis
Gordon P. Getty
Susan & Mark Geyer
Stephen Heiman & Diane Heiman
James C. Hormel & Michael P. Nguyen-Hormel
Bernice Lindstrom
Steven Menzies
Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel
Diane Wilsey

$15,000+

Better World
Jeanette Cool & Georges Lammam
Bernice Lindstrom
Steven Menzies
Paul Sack and Shirley Davis
Elizabeth C. Theil & Brian M Kincaid

$10,000+

Martha Allday
Susan Anderson-Norby
Alvin Baum & Robert Holgate
Didi Boring & Dix Boring
Dr. John H Crowe & Dr. Lois Crowe
Keith & Priscilla Geeslin
Philip Goward & Theodore Ueki
Beth Glynn
Jane & David Hartley
Pitch Johnson & Cathie Johnson
Jeffrey Kimball & Pamela Hogan
Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker
Lisa Lindelef
Holly & Tom Mayer
Nion McAvoy & Leslie Berriman
Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
Robert Ripps & Steven Spector
Mrs. Martha Peak Rochelle
Jerome Roth
Jack & Betty Schafer
Dr. Katherine Slazak

$5,000+

Matthew & Krista Annenberg
David Bertoni
Joseph Chan
Charles Charnas
Lawrence Dillon
Carolyn Zecca Ferris
Donald Fineberg & Andrea Fellows Walters
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)
Mark L. Kalow & Marlene Pitkow
Fred Levin & Nancy Livingston (in memory of Ben & A. Jess Shenson)
Scott Lord
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Elizabeth McMillan & George Varian
Parker Monroe
Peggy & Boyce Nute
Donald G Parachini & Elizabeth Avakian
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
Enika & Richard Schulze
Sharon Simpson
Mr. Fred Wistow
Susan Unterberg

$2,500+

Sandra Aley
Judy Preves Anderson & David B Anderson
Carolyn Clark Beedle
Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Lisa Jill Freeman
Harriet C Fried
Bette Hirsch & Joseph Hirsch
Joanna Hoffman & Alain Rossman
Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller
Sue Marineau (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Mary Lou Myers (In honor of Didi Boring)
Jill Matichak
Simin Naaseh & Farhang Ostadan
Alan Olejniczak
Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham
Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart
Terri Ryan & Bob Ryan
Bill Russell Shapiro & Alice Haas (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Dirk A ten Grotenhuis

$1,000+

Stephane Bruno & Christopher Sharpe, Colette Collester, 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, Clifford Cranna & Bruce Lamott, Philip & Elayne Dauber, Marylene Delbourg-Delphis, Deus Ex Machina, Steven Fletcher, Louise M Fox, Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler, Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Koeppen, David Gockley & Linda Kemper, Judy & Jeff Gough, Jake Heggie & Curt Branom, Jaisette Herrera, Susan Hone (in honor of John Lindstrom), Michael Hostetler, George & Leslie Hume (in honor of Bob Ellis), James Hunter, Candace Kahn, Mr. Robert I. Kaufelt & Mrs. Nina Kaufelt, Marcia Lazer, Sylvia & Paul Lorton Jr, Peter Lundberg & James Mowdy, Jill Matichak, Patrick McCabe, Susan McConkey, John McGuirk, Mina Miller & David Sabritt, Anne Morton (in memory of Thomas E. Morton), Margie O’Driscoll, Helen O’Hanlon, Erica Pascal, Robin Petrie (in honor of Paul Hostetter), Patrick Riley, Nancy Roberts & David Mojdeh, John Roevekamp & Lisa Jill Freeman, Joan Rost, Stephen Rubin, Ruth Modric & Vivian Schneider, Gail & Lawrence Siegel, Daniel Sillin, Abraham D Sofaer & Marian Scheuer Sofaer, Anya & Joseph Stiglitz, Francoise Stone, Blanche Streeter, Theresa Stuart, Kenneth & Karen Travis, James Wiley & Karen Wiley, Betty Wallerstein, Jessica Wan, Dee Williams, Leslie Winick, Brenda Yost, Dr. Anjun Zhou & Dr. Vladimir Malashkevich