Long Beach Opera’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Roaring 20+20’s

Come celebrate four decades of LBO’s commitment to creating provocative, meaningful experiences that challenge, connect, and inspire.

The Roaring 20+20’s gala supports LBO’s artistic programming, educational initiatives, and community engagement.

All gala patrons will get to attend a special performance of Three Tales by Steve Reich, in addition to all other gala festivities.

Creative 1920’s inspired attire encouraged!


Mayor Robert Garcia


Rex Richardson
Steve Goodling
Charlie Beirne
Carol H. Richards
Andreas Mitisek


Phil Bond
Robert Braun, MD
Alison Bruesehoff
Gloria Cordero
Sidney Cramer
Kathy Crandall
Melissa Infusino
Raulee Marcus
Joan Nickerson
Lourdes Ramos
Sophia Riley
Monica Roper
Michael Ruppert
Molly Siefert
Loren Simpson

Event & Table Sponsors

Sonja Berggren & Patrick Seaver
Sue Bienkowski & Wang Lee
Drs. Robert Braun & Joan Friedman
Allan Dinkoff & Roseanna DeMaria
Greta Johnson-Mandell
George Meyer & Gregory Vogel
Raulee Marcus
Dennis & Suzanne Poulson
Carol H. Richards
Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Port of Long Beach
TABC Inc. /Toyota

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Platinum - $20,000 ($17,000 tax-deductible)

  • Superior location Gala table for 10 people
  • "A" level seats for 10 to full performance of Steve Reich's Three Tales
  • Framed copy of 2018/19 world premiere score page signed by composer
  • Invitation to a closed orchestra rehearsal
  • Access to all special events and receptions for 2018/19 season
  • Underwriter credit and benefits for one 2018/19 production of choice
  • Complimentary full color, full page tribute in Gala program
  • Complimentary half page b&w tribute in all 2018/19 Season programs

Gold - $10,000 ($8,500 tax-deductible)

  • Premium location Gala table for 10 people
  • "A" level seats for 10 to full performance of Steve Reich's Three Tales
  • Complimentary full page tribute in Gala program
  • Complimentary quarter page b&w tribute in 2018/19 Season programs
  • Entry for ten (10)to exclusive President's Room pre-reception
  • Ten (10) commemorative 40th anniversary gift bags
  • All benefits of Silver Sponsor Level

Silver - $5,000 ($3,500 tax-deductible)

  • Prime location Gala table for 10 people
  • Entry for four (4)to exclusive President’s Room pre-reception
  • Four (4) commemorative 40th anniversary gift bags
  • All benefits of Bronze Sponsor Level

Bronze - $3,000 ($1,500 tax-deductible)

  • Gala table for 10 people
  • “A” level seats for 10 to full performance of Steve Reich’s Three Tales
  • Acknowledgement in Gala program
  • Entry for two (2) to exclusive President’s Room pre-reception
  • Two (2) commemorative 40th anniversary gift bags


Premium Ticket $500 ($350 tax-deductible)

  • Includes exclusive President's Room pre-reception and complementary commemorative 40th anniversary gift bag
  • Includes "A" level seat for full performance of Steve Reich's Three Tales

Single Ticket $300 ($250 tax-deductible)

  • Includes "A" level seat for full performance of Steve Reich's Three Tales

Don’t have a full table? Consider sponsoring a table for influencers, artists, or local dignitaries!

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LBO’s silent and live auctions will feature items from the following generous donors:

  • Art Theatre
  • Artist and Craftsman Supply
  • Black Bear Diner
  • Bo-bea kitchen+roof tap
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Catalina Adventure Tours
  • Catalina Island Museum
  • Cerritos Mall
  • Cityology
  • Corked
  • Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
  • Craft and Folk Art Museum
  • Curves
  • Desano Pizza
  • Dolphin Excursions
  • Donna Gunn Pottery
  • Dry Bar
  • Elise's Tea Room
  • Emerald Isle Golf
  • Fern's Garden
  • Flemings
  • Gold Hill Salon
  • Hahn Family Wines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Hilton Long Beach
  • Hollywood Wax Museum
  • Iguana Import Gallery
  • International City Theatre
  • King’s Fish House
  • Knolls Restaurant
  • L'Opera Restaurant
  • La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
  • Long Beach Ballet
  • Long Beach Camerata Singers
  • Long Beach Historical Society
  • Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Long Beach Playhouse
  • Long Beach Symphony
  • Los Angeles Conservancy
  • Lost Spirits Distillery
  • Luna
  • Lynmar Estates
  • Masana Portrait Artwork NYC
  • Mauro Cafe
  • Met Western Regional Finals
  • Moonmountain Coffee
  • Morey's Music
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
  • Olive Yoga
  • On Stage Music Academy
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival
  • Oriental Trading
  • OUE Skyspace LA
  • P&B Liquor and Fine Wine
  • Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum
  • Pacific Symphony
  • Paint & Sip Studio
  • Paper Culture
  • Parkhurst Gallery
  • Picaboo
  • Pig Pen Delicacy
  • Polly's Coffee
  • PREP Kitchen Essentials
  • Rancho Los Alamitos
  • Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site
  • Residence Inn Long Beach Downtown
  • Salon Medusa
  • Salon Pop
  • San Diego Discovery Children's Museum
  • San Diego Marriott La Jolla
  • San Diego Opera
  • San Francisco Opera
  • Sister
  • Smog City Brewing
  • South Coast Repertory
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Works Distillery
  • St. George Spirits
  • Susie Cakes
  • The Breakfast Bar
  • The Broad Museum
  • The Crooked Duck
  • The Huntington
  • The Laugh Factory
  • The Reef
  • The Wine Country
  • Trebor Nevets
  • USS Midway Museum
  • Waffle Love
  • Wanderlust Hollywood
  • Westdrift Manhattan Beach Marriott
  • Wi Spa
  • Wide Eyes Open Palms

If you would like to donate an item for one of our auctions, please download and fill out our donation form and mail to:

Long Beach Opera
3029 E. South St., 2nd Flr
Long Beach, CA 90805
Questions? Email [email protected]

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This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at www.arts.ca.gov
Supported in part by a grant from the Arts Council for Long Beach and the City of Long Beach.
Long Beach Opera events are supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission