Apotheosis Opera

Join Apotheosis Opera Artistic Director Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz, concertmaster Amos Lee, and members of the AO orchestra and chorus for the premiere of Zach Gulaboff Davis’ Violin Concerto No. 2 and a performance of Fauré’s Requiem at Carnegie's Weill Hall.

Donate through our fiscal sponsorship

Apotheosis Opera is fiscally sponsored by Theater Resources Unlimited, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Apotheosis Opera must be made payable to Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by the law.

* To make a donation, click the "Donate" button.  You will then have the option to pay via a PayPal account, or by credit/debit card.

Donations to Apotheosis Opera are recognized at the following levels with the described benefits. 

  • BRONZE: $100 and above (Patron Tickets): A premium ticket to the performance of your choice. Listing in the donor lists on the website and in the program. (You are welcome to purchase multiple patron tickets. Each ticket has a value of $45.)
  • SILVER: $500 and above: Two premium tickets and a copy each of the CD and DVD of the performance. Listing in the donor lists on the website and in the program. (The value of these rewards is $120.)
  • GOLD: $1,000 and above: Four premium tickets and a copy each of the CD and DVD. Listing in the donor lists on the website, in the program, and in the DVD credits. (The value of these rewards is $210.)
  • PLATINUM: $5,000 and above: All benefits of the $1,000 level, plus recognition on press items, including the poster and program cover. (The value of these rewards is $210.)
  • PRESENTING SPONSOR: $10,000 and above: All benefits of the $5,000 level, plus recognition in a pre-show announcement. (The value of these rewards is $210.)

The set for La Fanciulla del West was generously designed/constructed courtesy of Mike Zaragoza and
DDG Partners.

2015 Contributors

We extend our deepest gratitude to the following individuals for their support of our 2015 production of Tannhäuser:

SILVER ($500+)

Liz & Frank Blake
Sarah & Steven Christensen
Terry & Shawna Dammeyer
Cynthia Edelson
Carol Fenelon
Bill & Bonita Fraim
Sonia Fuller
J. Carr Gamble III
Michael McGraw
Nirvani Head
Nicholas Jaroszewicz
The Kranzdorf Family
Jerry Raymond
Stephen Riback
Marianne Rowe
Allan & Bobbye Sawatzky
Elizabeth Spruance
Jim & Heather Vance
Francis Ward


The Barger Family

GOLD ($1,000+)

William & Debby Akers
Judy & Paul Blumenstein
Daniel L. Dees
Andy Fisher
John & Kathleen Koch
David Ludwig
The Dobkin Family
David & Theresa Gehr
Nick Giovanni
The Heising-Simons Foundation
Richard M. Hunt
Anne & Ted Jaroszewicz
Ryan Limaye
Janie Williams
The Yurcik Family

* If you prefer not to donate online, we also accept checks. You may make a check out to our fiscal sponsor, "Theater Resources Unlimited," with "Apotheosis Opera" in the memo line. Checks may be mailed to:

Theater Resources Unltd.
c/o Apotheosis Opera
309 W. 104th St., #1D
NYC, NY 10025

2017 Contributors

Thank you to all of our donors to our
2017 production of Strauss' Capriccio!

BRONZE ($100+)

Stephen Alexander
Benjamin Allen
Bruce Bauer
Scott & Susan Bartlett
Craig & Sylvia Casper
Inge Chafee
Centha Davis
James & Katherine Earley
Carol Fenelon
Anita Fial
Martin Finkelman
Gilbert & Suzanne Flanagan
Jane Garvey
Stephen & Cynthia Gorman
Molly Pickering Grose
Phillip & Mary Hagner
Arthur & Lyn Hirsch
Peter Judd
Nancy & Nathan Kacew
Pamela & James Kipnis
Kranzdorf Family Foundation
John & Marian Leibold
Maria Litt
Kevin & Erica McDonnell
Michael McGraw
Mitchell Netburn
Robert Olson
Victoria Parlin
Gabriel Pomerantz
Kevin & Christi Rachal
Laura Rolfes
Lisa & Adam Rothkrug
Eda & Jacob Solome
Nancy Scovotti
Faye-Ellen Silverman
Robert & Roberta Silverstein
Zoe Zollo

PLATINUM ($5,000+)

Liz & Frank Blake
Richard M. Hunt (in honor of        Helen Hunt Bouscaren)
Ted & Anne Jaroszewicz

Gold ($1,000+)

Anonymous Fund of The
       Greater Cincinnati
William & Deborah Akers
Andy Fisher
Barger Family Fund
Robin D. Brown
Michael J. Cioffi
David & Terri Gehr
Joseph & Nirvani Head
John L. Magro Foundation
Alan & Bobbye Sawatzky
Janie P. Williams
Sheila & Joe Yurcik

Silver ($500+)

Elizabeth Affel
John & Christine Ament
Elizabeth Bennet
Zeno Chicarilli
Margaret Desjardins
Mark Dessy
J. Carr Gamble III
Mark Geist
Lauren Hudson
Nicholas Jaroszewicz
Alec Kacew
Scott & Stella Kautz
Andrew Laing
Richard Lester
Jeffrey & Kathryn Logue
Jerome Raymond
B. Franklin Reinauer III
Marianne R. Rowe Fund of
       The Greater Cincinnati
William Shaw
Mark Villamar
Francis Ward


Thank you to all of our donors to our
2016 production of La Fanciulla del West!

BRONZE ($100+)
- Benjamin Allen
- John & Christine Ament
- Anonymous
- Justin Ardini
- Kristina Ballish
- Scott Bartlett
- William & Jan Bartlett
- Robert Beiring
- Karen & Andy Belfer
- Jonathan Berger
- Arnold & Viviane Breitbart
- Marilyn & Curt Bubel
- Myrick Cross
- Ian Danic
- Centha Davis
- Mark Dichter
- Anita Fial
- Martin Finkelman
- Sumner Fishbein
- Gilbert & Suzanne Flanagan
- Adina Genn & Michael Usoskin
- Marilyn Hensle-Hirsch
- Sarah Hull
- Watkins C. Johnston
- Pamela & James Kipnis
- Peter H. Judd
- Kranzdorf Family Foundation
- Jack & Marian Leibold
- Richard Lester
- Deborah Maisel
- Kevin R. McDonnell
- Marjorie Memon
- Robert & Annie Mendelson
- Shenan & Melissa Murphy
- Christine Navez
- Gloria S. Neuwirth
- Christopher Park
- Victoria Parlin
- David H. Pease III
- Corinne & Jeffrey Pence
- Dolores Perin
- Harry Pomerantz
- Jane & Robert Portman
- William & Jan Portman
- Kevin & Christi Rachal
- Jerome Raymond
- James S. Robertson
- Rene & Karen Robichaud
- Edwin & Anida Rosman
- Lisa & Adam Rothkrug
- Rowland Family Fund
- Andrew & Darlene Selesnik
- Molly Seymour
- Shirley Siegel
- Robert & Roberta Silverstein
- Murray Sinclaire Jr.
- Nancy Scovotti
- Jeffrey Sosnick
- Nathan J. Stumpff
- Ellen Utley
- Bonnie White
- Erica Zucker & Eliot Heisler

PLATINUM ($5,000+)
- David & Terri Gehr
- Ted & Anne Jaroszewicz

GOLD ($1,000+)
- William & Deborah Akers
- Anonymous
- Barger Family Fund
- Caroline Bienstock
- Francis & Elizabeth Blake
- Robin Brown
- Andy Fisher
- Gail Greenwell
- Joseph & Nirvani Head
- Richard M. Hunt
- Andrew Laing
- John L. Magro Foundation
- Alan & Bobbye Sawatzky
- John & Susan Tew
- Francis Ward
- Janie P. Williams
- Yurcik Family Foundation

SILVER ($500+)
- Elizabeth Affel
- Anonymous
- Genevieve & John Bleiler
- Joe & Helen Bouscaren
- Zeno Chicarilli
- Margaret Desjardins
- Fleur Fairman
- Julie Fleischmann
- Sonia Fuller
- J. Carr Gamble III
- Joseph & Louise Head
- Lauren Hudson
- Katherine Look
- Fred & Janet Pomerantz
- B. Franklin Reinauer III
- Stephen Riback
- Marianne Rowe
- William S. Shaw
- Mike Villamar
- George M. Yeager

"[Apotheosis Opera] succeeded in the most basic mission of opera:
music and drama grabbed the audience by the heart and never let go."
James Jorden, New York Observer, on 2016's La Fanciulla del West


Interested in being a part of Apotheosis Opera? Are you a singer or orchestra musician?

Email scott@apotheosisopera.org to get involved!