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OPERA America Salutes

Celebrating Opera's Great Leaders

OPERA America Salutes brings together artists, producers, and champions in a special tribute to some of the field’s most accomplished figures.

The unforgettable evening honors industry pioneers and supports the next generation of leaders.

Proceeds from the event will sustain OPERA America’s professional development programs, including Leadership Intensive, New General Director Roundtables, and Mentorship Programs.

Friday, January 26, 2024
6:45 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. ET
The University Club of New York
One West 54th St, New York, NY

Inductees into the Opera Hall of Fame
Recipients of the National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards

Cocktails, dinner, and special musical performances by singers from the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program

Business Attire

The Evening's Honorees
Opera Hall of Fame

Michael Bronson, arts administrator and producer
Wayne S. Brown, arts leader and administrator
Anthony Davis, composer and teacher
Susan Feder, arts funder and advocate
Frayda B. Lindemann, trustee and philanthropist
Sherrill Milnes, baritone and teacher
Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano and humanitarian

National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards

Sarah Moulton Faux, The American Opera Project
Keith Geeslin, San Francisco Opera
Anne Kline, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Russell McColman, BARN OPERA
Francis Price, Edmonton Opera
Nadege Souvenir, Minnesota Opera

Tickets will be available in Fall 2023.
Reservations are requested by Friday, January 5, 2024.

For questions, contact us at Membership@operaamerica.org or 646.699.5248.