Opening Night Gala with Rafael Payare

Join us for our opening night celebration!
September 28, 2024, 5PM

Jacobs Music Center

1245 Seventh Ave, San Diego, 92101

Black Tie Preferred


HONORARY CHAIRS

Dianne Bashor
Joan⟡ and Irwin Jacobs

CO-CHAIRS:

Una Davis and Jack McGrory
Karen and Kit Sickels
Colette Carson Royston and Ivor Royston
Deceased

Rafael PayareAlisa WeilersteinJeff ThayerInon BarnatanHera Hyesang Park

GALA CONCERT: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Jeff Thayer, violin
Inon Barnatan, piano
Hera Hyesang Park, soprano

Program to include:
TEXU KIM: Welcome Home!! Fanfare for Brass (World Premiere)
PAGANINI: Caprice No. 24
RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme
ROSSINI: "Una Voce Poco Fa" from the Barber of Seville
RAVEL: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé
*Program subject to change

HOST COMMITTEE

Thanks to the generous support of the Host Committee, there will be no additional fundraising during the event. Host Committee members will be acknowledged in the program and will be featured on the digital signage. *Tickets are not included in your Host Committee donation.
$5,000   /   $10,000   /   $20,000
  • Donations received by June 3, 2024 will be acknowledged on the formal printed invitation, program, and on digital signage at the event. Donations received after June 3, 2024 will be acknowledged in the program and on digital signage at the event.
  • Please contact Kirby Tankersley, Special Events Manager at 619.615.3906 or KTankersley@SanDiegoSymphony.org for more information about joining the Host Committee.
  • No refunds available. A portion of Gala tickets may be tax-deductible.

TABLE SPONSOR BENEFITS

PURCHASE A TABLE
Fortissimo $200,000
  • Table for 10 guests
  • Prominent listing on the Gala invitation, program, signage at the event, and announcement from stage
  • Positioning as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2024 Gala Celebration
  • Invitation to the Jacobs Music Center Opening Night Concert and Gala cocktail reception and dinner
  • A private car service for the entirety of the evening for you and your guests
  • Premier concert seating
  • Elevated table décor, dedicated table service, and a premier table location for dinner
  • Exclusive dinner for two at the home of Martha and Bill Gilmer with concertmaster Jeff Thayer
Crescendo $100,000
  • Table for 10 guests
  • Prominent listing on the Gala invitation, program, and signage at the event
  • Invitation to the Jacobs Music Center Opening Night Concert and Gala cocktail reception and dinner
  • Valet parking with priority retrieval at the end of the evening
  • Premium concert seating
  • Elevated table décor, dedicated table service, and a preferred table location for dinner
  • Exclusive dinner for two at the home of Martha and Bill Gilmer with concertmaster Jeff Thayer
Forte $50,000
  • Table for 10 guests
  • Preferred listing on the Gala invitation, program, and signage at the event
  • Invitation to the Jacobs Music Center Opening Night Concert and Gala cocktail reception and dinner
  • Valet parking
  • Premium concert seating
Mezzo Forte $25,000
  • Table for 10 guests
  • Listing on the Gala invitation, program, and signage at the event
  • Invitation to the Jacobs Music Center Opening Night Concert and Gala cocktail reception and dinner
  • Valet parking
  • Concert seating