We are excited to announce that we are gathering in person for our annual fundraising Gala at our new location!

PARK ALUMNI CENTER at NC State University Centennial Campus

2450 Alumni Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606

Catered by Mitchell Casteel A Fine Catered Affair

Join us for a delicious dinner, dancing to Sidecar Social Club, and an amazing selection of live and silent auction items. 

Silent auction bidding will begin online in March, 2022.

Special Guest Artists –  Black Tie Optional.

This is our opportunity to enjoy beautiful arias while supporting the programs and performances of North Carolina Opera.  

For your convenience and enjoyment, we have reserved a block of rooms at The StateView Hotel, Autograph Collection, located right next door to the Park Alumni Center with easy walking distance. Rooms must be reserved by February 25, 2022. Please call Marriott International Reservations at 1-888-236-2427 and tell them you would like the Group Rate of $149 with North Carolina Opera.  Should you need personal assistance making your reservation, please call Taylor Stearley, StateView Hotel, at 984-349-5148 or email taylor.stearley@pyramidhotelgroup.com. 

We have much to celebrate as we continue to enjoy to our 2021-22 season!

For the safety of our guests, artists, and staff, all persons attending the Opera Gala must be fully vaccinated.

Host Committee Co-Chairs
Chancy and Keith Kapp

Host Committee Members
Joel Adams
Ann-Cabell Baum/The Glenwood Agency
Dr. Ria Battaglino/Natural Mind MD, PLLC
Ruth and Sidney Cox
Kellie Falk and Joe Patterson
Ginger Finley
Rae and James Gulick
Nancy and Phil Hablutzel
William Hamlin and Anna Donegan
Douglas Holbrook
C. Thomas Kunz and Rosi Sweeney
Ross Lampe, Jr. and Anna Nguyen
Susan and Dale Oller
Ashley and Sterling Perkinson
Francine and Ralph Roberson
Richard Sarles and Lois Flaherty
Claude and Sarah Snow Dr. Shohreh Taavoni and Dr. Alan Kronhaus Isabel Villa-Garcia Brigette Wilds and Michael C. Byrne Jeanie Wozencraft-Ornellas