A Legacy of Excellence

A Tribute to Maestro Robert Lyall

Benefitting New Orleans Opera

Saturday, November 6, 2021  

6:00 PM | Patron Party 

at the home of Rania and Hicham Khodr (Address to be provided after ticket purchase)

7:00 PM | Cocktails, Dinner, and Auction

Performance by Metropolitan Opera star, Jamie Barton

Metairie Country Club, 580 Woodvine Avenue, Metairie 

RSVP below by Monday, October 25, 2021

Black Tie optional 

Ticket Information

To buy your tickets or to make a donation in honor of Maestro Lyall today, please scroll down.

Director Table $15,000

10 Invitations to the Patron Party, Prominent Seating for 10 at Dinner and Performance, Season-long recognition in Gala Program and New Orleans Opera printed materials.

Composer Table $10,000

8 Invitations to the Patron Party, Preferred Seating for 8 at Dinner and Performance, and recognition in Gala Program.

Mezzo Tickets $2,500

4 Patron Party Invitations, 4 Premium Seating for Dinner and Performance, and recognition in Gala Program.

Tenor Tickets $1,000

2 Patron Party Invitations, 2 Premium Seating for Dinner and Performance, and recognition in Gala Program.

Soprano Tickets $300

1 Patron Party Invitation, 1 Reserved Seating for Dinner and Performance and recognition in Gala Program.

Bass Tickets $150

1 Reserved Seating for Dinner and Performance only.

If you prefer to purchase your tickets over the phone, please call the Development Office at (504) 529-2278 x 226 M-F between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Live Auction Spotlights:

From Diamonds Direct
Value: $3,000

This stunning 18k white gold diamond bangle features 3 rows of brilliant round and bezel  set  diamonds totaling 1.65 carats.

Private Opera Performance
Value: Priceless!

Enjoy a private 45-minute performance for you and your closest friends on your porch or in your backyard.  Talented young opera singers will serenade you with your favorite selections from opera and classic musical theater. Dates and repertoire are subject to availability. 

Realize Your Dream of Being on Stage
Value: Priceless!

Have you ever wanted to be onstage with the stars? This exclusive opportunity allows you to be part of the Parisian nightlife during a performance of La bohème, onstage at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre, April 2022. You’ll join the rest of the cast at a table at Café Momus during Act 2, and experience the incredible power of operatic voices as you lift your glass in a toast to life and love!  

The Maestro’s Package:
Value: Priceless!

An exclusive Gala Concert weekend for two with everything Maestro Lyall! Includes your choice of Box seats in the General and Artistic Director’s Box for the performance on either Friday, February 11 or Sunday, February 13th, invitations to the champagne reception following, a parking pass for the Mahalia Jackson Theater, and an exclusive dinner with Maestro Lyall and one of the opera stars on Saturday, February 12th.

City of New Orleans COVID-19 safety requirements will be followed.