Thank you to our donors for the 2020-21 Opera Season.

To add your name to the roster of supporters, call Director of Development Joanna Sternberg at (504) 267-9526, visit, or send your check to the New Orleans Opera Association: P.O. Box 52108; New Orleans, LA  70152; Attn: Development Office. Many companies will match employee and retiree gifts – ask your employer for a matching… Continue reading Thank you to our donors for the 2020-21 Opera Season.


Mastersigners ($50,000+) Mr. Edward F. Martin Mr. and Mrs. Erik F. Johnsen Mastersigners Platinum Circle ($25,000+) Jay Gulotta and Susan Talley Meredith Hathorn & Rawley M. Penick III  Mr. J. Robert Pope*  Drs. Emel Songu & Ranney Mize Mastersigners Gold Circle ($10,000+) The Maestro Circle Mrs. Adelaide Wisdom Benjamin Drs. Nicolas & Haydee Bazan Mr.… Continue reading Mastersigners

Individual Giving

$2,000+ Anonymous Drs. Andrea and Archie Brown Dr. Marc Caldwell Robin and Gary Chapman Dr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Dowling Prof. Ellen Frohnmeyer John G. Turner& Jerry G. Fischer Mr. and Mrs. James C. Landis Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Mayer Hon. Janis van Meerveld Ron Scalise and Sally Richardson Mary Ann Sternberg $1,000+ Anonymous… Continue reading Individual Giving

Institutional Underwriters

$100,000+ Lois and Lloyd Hawkins Jr. FoundationLouisiana Economic DevelopmentNew Orleans Opera Endowment Fund $50,000+ The Theresa Bittenbring Marque & John Henry Marque FundEdward F. and Louise B. Martin Family FundErik F. Johnsen Family Foundation $20,000+ Lois and Lloyd Hawkins Jr. Grand Opera FoundationFreeport McMoRan Foundation Arts FundThe Selley Foundation Fund $10,000+ Bloomberg PhilanthropiesCity of New… Continue reading Institutional Underwriters

Four Operas Campaign

We wish to thank the following individuals who have contributed to a special Four Operas Campaign organized by Mr. Edward F. Martin. It is because of his leadership and the contributions of these donors that we are able to present our 2020-21 season.