April 29, 2022 | 6:30 PM

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Honoring Pamela and Louis Bansbach for their dedicated support of Central City Opera

Join us for our annual gala benefiting Central City Opera’s summer festival and year-round programs! We’re thrilled to invite you to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science for a masquerade beyond your wildest dreams. A gourmet dinner, delectable refreshments and an atmosphere of celebration await you as we toast to the Opera’s 90th anniversary season.

We’re privileged to honor Pamela and Louis Bansbach this evening, who have remained committed and enthusiastic to Central City Opera and whose support has funded productions like 2021’s Carousel and this year’s The Light in the Piazza.

BLACK TIE | MASQUERADE MASKS ENCOURAGED | COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING

LIVE AUCTION | ENTERTAINMENT | DREAM EVENTS | JEWLERY PULL


COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOL

For the safety and comfort of all guests and performers, face masks are strongly encouraged for this event.

 

Featuring a special performance by WILL LIVERMAN, appearing courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera!

Described by NPR as ‘a new, exciting voice in the opera world,’ the night’s entertainment features American baritone Will Liverman. Mr. Liverman has performed on several occasions with Central City Opera, including 2018’s The Magic Flute as Papageno. Recent engagements include the Metropolitan Opera re-opening production of Fire Shut Up in My Bones, as Malcolm Fleet in Nico Muhly’s Marnie and as Horemhab in the Met’s premiere of Philip Glass’ Akhnaten.

Additional performances by

Matthew Plenk, tenor

Kira Dills-DeSurra, mezzo-soprano

Jeremy Reger, piano

PURCHASE TICKETS
2022 Sponsorships Available!

Sponsorship of Central City Opera’s 2022 Theatre of Dreams Gala includes:

Brand exposure to influential arts and community leaders
Sponsor recognition and ad opportunities
Entertain clients with an elegant evening featuring blockbuster entertainment
Mingle with fellow leaders and community influencers
Support year-round programming that brings opera, theater and music education to our Colorado community

Contact Michael Walker at mwalker@centralcityopera.org to learn more.

Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Thank You to the Following Supporters:

Pamela and Louis Bansbach

Mr. and Mrs. John Barker, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. James Bender

John and Melinda Couzens

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. McGonagle

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Tyree, Jr.

First Western Trust Bank

Richard and Rebecca Goozh

Heather and Mike Miller

Thank You To the 2022 Gala Committee:

Heather Miller (2022 Chair)

Kristin Bender

Sabina Grusnick

Susan Stiff

Jami Dinsmore

Lisa Haselden

Christina Dinegar

Lauren Lovejoy

Lisa Curwen