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Please join fellow Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) friends and supporters for an evening of fine dining, live music, and merriment. Guests will be treated to a sumptuous Spanish-inspired dinner and drinks while enjoying musical selections from Artistic Director Brian Garman and a special guest artist, Jacqueline Piccolino.

Sunday, June 5, 2022

 

Berkshire Museum

Ellen Crane Memorial Room

39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA

 

5:00 PM: Cocktail Hour and Socializing

6:00 - 9:00 PM: Dinner, Entertainment, and Live Auction

Registration Deadline

Friday, May 27

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Our guest artist for the evening is Jacqueline Piccolino, who has been hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle for her "impeccable technique and stage presence." Ms. Piccolino has performed with Seattle Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Wolf Trap Opera, among many others, and is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards.

Host Committee*
Lester and Ilene Bliwise • William Briggs and Donald Usher • Terry Cerezola •
Noreen Doyle • Dalton Dwyer • Elysa and Peter Graber-Lipperman • Susan and Ken Kramer
Dr. Eduardo and Dr. Lina Plantilla • Carol and Richard Seltzer • Georgette and James Verdin

Thanks to our Planning Committee

A special thanks to our Sponsors:

And the evening's vendors and supporters:

GOLD
Thomas Fynan, MD 


SILVER
William Briggs
Matthew Bliwise / Chicago Title Insurance Company

COCKTAIL HOUR
Lester and Ilene Bliwise

Margaret Coughlin
William Loutrel

Georgette and James Verdin

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TICKETING AND TABLE OPTIONS

 

Single Tickets $250

Enjoy a sumptuous Spanish-inspired dinner in the company of fellow BOF friends and supporters.

Standard Tables $2,000

A standard table seats 8 guests.

Premium Tables: SOLD OUT

Premium tables include seating for 8 guests, plus a BOF Co-Founder/Special Guest in a prime location for performances. 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Cocktail Hour Sponsor $500 (limit 5)

Help kick off the festivities by co-sponsoring the evening's Cocktail Hour!

• Acknowledgement on signage, website, and in event communications, as well as on the Seville page in our printed 2022 Festival Program.

*Sponsorship does not include event tickets

Silver Sponsor $2,500 (limit 8)

• Acknowledgement on signage, website, and in event communications.

• 1/4-page ad and acknowledgment on the Seville page in our printed 2022 Festival Program.

*Sponsorship does not include event tickets

Gold Sponsor $5,000 (limit 4)

• Two tickets to Supper in Seville.

Logo on signage, website, and in event communications.

• 1/2-page ad and acknowledgment on the Seville page in our printed 2022 Festival Program.

Platinum Sponsor $10,000 (limit 2) 

• Four tickets to Supper in Seville.

Logo on signage, website, and in event communications.

• Full-page premium ad and acknowledgment on the Seville page in our printed

2022 Festival Program.

NON-ATTENDEE AND ADDITIONAL DONATIONS

Can't attend Supper in Seville?

Please consider supporting our event fundraising goal by making a 100% tax-deductible donation.

 

Thank you for your support!

Additional Information and FAQ's

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

We will be requiring proof of vaccination, along with an ID for entry to this event. As dinner and drinks will be served, masks will not be required.

As an extra safety precaution, we have rented an Active Pure "Pure and Clean" Air Purifier, which has a proven reduction rate of over 99.9% of airborne SARS-COV-2 within 1 minute. For more information visit Active Pure's website here.


Dinner and Beverage Provisions

Please be sure to notify us in advance if you or your guests have any dietary allergies or restrictions.
The evening will begin with Cocktail Hour, where guests will enjoy complimentary drinks and delicious hors d'oeuvres.  Once seated, guests will enjoy a specially-curated, Tapas/Spanish-inspired dinner and dessert.

Attire
Dress attire will be"Berkshires Chic." Festive, but not fancy. Please wear anything that makes you feel comfortable. This is summer in the Berkshires, after all!

Accommodations

We are partnering with the Holiday Inn & Suites - Pittsfield for guests who need overnight accommodations. They are offering a special rate of $99 for the night of June 5, for up to 20 rooms. Please contact Brenna (bhull@berkshireoperafestival.org or 413-213-6574) for more information.

About the Crane Room

Since this event is being held in a very active and lively museum, there will be an exhibition present in the Crane Room. The gallery currently features Bill Arnold's Really Big Photos. For more information, visit Berkshire Museum's website here

Parking Options- Please refer to the map below

  1. Street Parking- Metered(Blue) or Time limit (Green) are free and unrestricted on Sundays, may have limited availability

  2. Willis Street Parking Lot- Willis and East Street- 62 spaces, permit not enforced on Sundays

  3. Gateway Parking Lot- Housatonic and South Street- 39 spaces, permit not enforced on Sundays

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Questions

 Please contact the BOF Office at (413) 213 - 6622 or Events@BerkshireOperaFestival.org

Last updated June 1, 2022