OUR DONORS

Opera Saratoga is able to bring master coaches like Joan Dornemann from the Metropolitan Opera to work with our young artists thanks to your generosity!

Opera Saratoga is able to bring master coaches like Joan Dornemann from the Metropolitan Opera to work with our young artists thanks to your generosity!

THANK YOU!

Opera Saratoga thanks the many supporters listed below whose gifts over the past year are deeply appreciated.

FESTIVAL SPONSOR ($50,000+)
Mr. & Mrs. Robert C. Miller

Government
New York State Council on the Arts

PRODUCTION SPONSOR ($25,000-$49,000)
Lawrence Edelson & Kevin F. Kotcher
Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Ianniello
Cindy Spence
Martha Strohl

PRODUCTION AND PROGRAM CO-SPONSOR ($10,000-$24,999)
Jeff & Janet Altamari
Christine & George Hearst III
Jeff & Judy Killeen
D. Thomas & Theresa Treadway Lloyd
George Martin & Ann Githler
Dr. Denise F. Polit & Mr. Alan Janosy
Rosemarie V. Rosen
Katherine & John Walthausen
John & Thalia Zizzo

Foundations & Trusts
The Adirondack Trust Company
GE Foundation/Matching Gifts
Keeler Motor Car Company Charitable Foundation
The Poetry Foundation
Saratoga Foundation

Government
National Endowment for the Arts

ARTISTS’ CIRCLE IMPRESARIO ($5,000-$9,999)
Robert & Ann Bullock
Dr. Keith Edwards
Barbara Glaser
Wallace Graham
Ellen Jabbur
Ted & Carol Newlin
Ken & Susi Ritzenberg
Steve Rosenblum & Eric Rudy
Dr. Christine Rowe-Button & Dr. Thomas Kershner
Ms. Carla Skodinski & Mr. Michael Fieldman

Businesses, Foundations & Trusts
Charles R. Wood Foundation
Charles Schwab - Maureen Parker, Independent Branch Leader
Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts
Friends of Opera Saratoga
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Louis P. Brown Family Charitable Trust
MVP Health Care
Nordlys Foundation
Stewart’s/The Dake Family
The Times Union

ARTISTS’ CIRCLE MAESTRO ($2,500-$4,999)
Phyllis Aldrich
Christopher A. Cernik
Mr. & Mrs. Patrick A. DiCerbo
Judy Brick & Alan Freedman in honor of Lawrence Edelson
Patricia Ann Gallagher
Peter Haley & Michael Murphy
Judy Harrigan, PhD
Donene Honnold
Mary Huber
Joan Lapham
Dorothy Lee & Victor Han
Elliott & Cathy Masie
Anthony Mitola
Donna & John Moroney
Elizabeth Mowry
Jeanne Tartaglia
Susan C. Thompson

Businesses, Foundations & Trusts
Adirondack Studios
Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau, c/o The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
Amphion Foundation
Artist Pianos
Berkshire Bank
Cohoes Savings Foundation
Enterprise Car Rentals
Equitas Realty - Janet Besheer, Broker
Fenimore Asset Management
KellerWilliams Realty - The Scott Varley Team
The Helen V. Froehlich Trust
NBT Bank
New Music USA
Pioneer Bank
Thirsty Owl Saratoga
The Touba Family Foundation
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP

ARTISTS’ CIRCLE ($1,000-$2,499)
Susan Bokan
Ms. Francesca Bruno & Mr. Daniel Senecoff
Alison Carr & Kenneth Faulkner
Linda & Richard Claytor
Charlie Dake
Dominick DeCecco
Tom & Diane Denny
Ilse De Veer & Elayne Livote
Chris & Eva Detmer
Joy Emery
David Ernst
Dr. Peter Gray
William M. Harris & Holly Katz
Fred & Donna Hershey
Donald Ingram & Eugene Tobey
Regina Janes
Lucy Kats & Matthew Rogers
Richard King & Gail Grow
Donald Lipkin & Mary Bowen
Philip & Janice Livingston
Patricia Mion
Tom & Kerry Selfridge
Timothy Smith
Dennis Sullivan
Mr. & Mrs. Lew Titterton
Mr. & Mrs. Charles V. Wait
Jane A. Wait
Anthony Wildman
Drs. Norbert & Susan Woods

Businesses, Organizations & Foundations
Glens Falls Foundation
Holiday Inn
Nigro Companies
Omni Development Company
Price Chopper/ The Golub Foundation
Tides Foundation
J.M. McDonald Foundation Inc.
The University At Albany Foundation
The Windsor Companies

SUSTAINER ($500-$999)
William Aldrich
Tony & Perry Atkiss
Barbara Bock
Pernille Aegidius Dake
Laraine Del Belso
Barbara Eckhaus
Nancy Gendron
James Hall
Harriet Kalejsso
Edith Kliman
William Lynch
C. Ursula MacAffer
Timothy McGowan
Virginia & Bruce McMorris
Timothy Miller
Jim & Anne Morrissey
Heidi Muir
Susan Novotny
Frank & Rosemary Pusateri
Helen Rack & Erwin Guetig
Mary Richards
Sharon Roy
Charlotte Saunders
Dwight & Rachel Smith
Joanna Towse
Jeffrey Wentling
Jeff Wodicka & Neil Castro
Michael Zavisky

Business
Herzog Law Firm

PATRON ($250-$499)
Jane L. Baker
Bruce & Ruth Ann Beers
Jonathan Blalock
Gordon & Sharon Boyd
Mary Lou Bryan
Charles & Charlotte Buchanan
Susanne Buhac
Joanne & David Corey
James Covey & James Zabawa
Ellen-Deane Cummins
John Davies
Garry Dufour
Joe & Marie Erkes
Dr. Richard Etkin & Ms. Donna Parisi
Mary Ann Evans
Ms. Desiree A. Farley
Ben Ford & Jean Dugan
Alan Fridkin
Gary Gold
Drs. David & Felice Gordis
John Greer
Fran Gross
Ms. Maria Harrison
Christine Jaronski
H. Wayne Judge
Barbara Kass
Richard & Rebecca Langer
Gerald Leary
Neal & Robyn Lipschutz
William Madison
Carol Markley
Joe & Danielle Mazza
Debbie & Charlie McCambridge
Kathy Nolte
Richard & Dari Norman
Ms. Deborah Onslow
Don Porter
John & Bee Roblee
Sandra & Stewart Ray
Jo Anne Robbins
Renee Rosebrook
Carol Rychcik
John & Carolyn Sakrison
Nadine Sapone
Caroline Seligman & George Jolly
Mark A. Shalonis
Mr. Mark Sonders & Hon. Leslie Stein
David Sowalsky
Judy Staubo
Margot Tohn
Jacquiline Touba
Patrick & Candice Van Roey
Charles & Barbara Vengrove
Michael & Donna Wilcox
Connie Wood
Joanna Schneider Zangrando

Business
The Fresh Market

SUPPORTER ($100-$249)
Lanette Ackerson
Mark Adamo
Madeline Akel
Margaret Albrecht
Aimee and Guy Allaud
Catherine Allen
Judy & Grady Aronstamm
Eleanor & Jesse Aronstein
Frederick & Sheelagh Baily
Ellen Beal
Charles Anthony Belotte, in honor of Sofia M. Dooley
Catherine W. Berheide
Janet & Peter Besheer
Jere & Julia Blackwelder
Mayor Robert Blais
Dr. Karin Borelli
Nancy & Geoffrey Bornemann
Tracey Brooks
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Bruno
Claudia Anderson & Louis T. Buckman, II
Sydney Anderson
Tim & Patty Burch
Carla Burhoe
Nancy Cameron
CaryLou & Glenn Canfield
Margaret C. Chalker
Audrey Choiniere
Judy Ciccio
Michael Colbruno
Mahra Colvin
Mary A. Corrado
Michael & Ellen Cuddy
Bruce & Meg Cummings
Mr. & Mrs. Robert D’Andrea
Alfred Dal Pos
Ellen M. deLalla
Betty Dodds
Peter Dowling
Barry & Madelyn Edelson
David Emanatian
Eleanor Faber
Donna Lamkin Faddegon
Cynthia Ferguson
Rev. Peter A. Fiore, O.F.M .
Karen Hartgen Fisher
Karen Flewelling
Dr. Robert & Mrs. Jane Flynn
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Forbush
Alvin & Gay Gamage
Ronald C. Geuther
Barbara Gigliotti
Mr. & Mrs. John Gilligand
Alba Giordano
Thomas & Annemarie Gleason
Missy Gnann
Mr. & Mrs. Joe Goldsmith
Susan & Robert Hahm
Cathy Hall
David R. Hall
Lawrence Hamilton
M. Constance Hayner
Barbara & Dennis Hultay
Graham & Amber Jones
Leo Kellogg
Linda & James Kennelly
Gordon & Julia Kilby
Thomas & Joanne Klepetar
Beatrice Kovasznay
John Lange
Linda Larmon
Richard Lavigne
Holly & Mark Lawton
Deidre Leland & Frank Rhyland
Senator Betty Little
Zoe Nousiainen & Joseph Levy
Michelle & Frank Litty
Victor & Karen Anne Lou
Peggy & John Lynch-Brennan
William McColl
Janice P. McGinley in memory of Frank H. McGinley
Emily Miller
Michael Morgan
Mary Muller
John & Lee Nelson
Pattye Nicolls
Melody O’Connor
Maurice O'Connell
Dianne O’Neill
Daniel A. Orlock
Donna & Thomas C. Owen
Carol Panara
Eric R. Peterson & Harriet Rifkin
Joan Rogers
Julia Popova
Lisa Reid
Donald Rice
Jay Rogoff & Penny Jolly
Mr. Don Ruberg & Ms. Marin Wyatt Ridgway
Paul & Jane W. Rose
Aileen Ryan
Dorothy D. Sager
Michael & Susan Sandison
Michael Sekus & Bianca Russo
George Sloan
Joan Spain
Delanne Stageman
Mark & Elizabeth Straus
Jennifer Strazik
Joan Sussman
Dr. Lewis Taub
Robert & Diane Taylor
Tim & Elizabeth Taylor
Lyle A. Van Vranken
Annalisa & Peter VanAvery
William Walker
Merrill & Diane Whitburn
Mr. & Mrs. David Wren

Businesses, Foundations & Trusts
Saratoga Spring Water
The Wesley Community
WGY Christmas Wish

MEMBERS ($50-$99)
Jane Agee
Jo Ambrosio
David Anchel
Lawrence Barisic
Patricia Binzer
Guthrie Birkhead
James & Dukene Brady
William & Susan Bray
Margaret Carpenter
Anthony Cirillo
Donna M. Clement in honor of Sofia M. Dooley
Nicole Clouthier
Ralph & June Cobb
Shannon Colt
Cindy Corbett
John & Jane Corrou
Dale Creighton
Richard & Stephen Cutting-Miller
Alisa Dalton-Wager
Holly & Robert De Buys
Ted Debonis
Peter Elliot
Ms. Elizabeth Erkes
Mr. & Mrs. Robert C. Farquharson
Jonathan Feinberg
S. Peter Feldstein & Sandra Mercaldi
Patty & Kerry Finnerty
Patricia McBride Friesen
Cynthia W. George
Philip & Marjorie Gerdine
James Gold
Elayne Gold
Colleen Haverly
Barry Hecht
Benton Hess
William J. Hetzer
Analine Hicks
MaryAnn Holohean
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Lacijan
Bryan Lasher
M. Russell & F. Marion Lee in honor of John Mowry
Martha L. Lepow, MD
K.B. Lloyd
Catharine Mackay-Smith Kempson
Ms. Beverley Mastrianni
Lissa Mattson
Donald & Judy McCormack
David & Carol Miller
Brian & Sharon Milzoff
Ms. Sandra Peevers
Kara & Shane Pitkin
Anthony J. Porcelli
Mr. Wayne Richter & Mrs. Monica Raveret Richter
Marge Ryan
Robert Scher
Jean Seiler
Dora Lee Stanley
Deborah Studwell
Gordon & Jane Thompson
Dagmar L. Welling
Nancy & David Wilder
Susan Standfast & Theodore P. Wright, Jr.

Business
Ben and Jerry’s

GENERAL DIRECTOR’S COUNCIL
Opera Saratoga extends special gratitude to members of the General Director’s council who have made multi-year charitable commitments to build a foundation for long-term sustainability to invest in vital artistic programs and projects that enrich our community.

GENERAL DIRECTOR’S COUNCIL - GOLD
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Miller
Martha Strohl

GENERAL DIRECTOR’S COUNCIL - SILVER
Lawrence Edelson & Kevin F. Kotcher
Keeler Motors, Sandy & Gail Keeler
D. Thomas & Theresa Treadway Lloyd
Mr. George Martin & Ms. Ann Githler
Mr. & Mrs. George R. Hearst III
Cindy Spence

GENERAL DIRECTOR’S COUNCIL - BRONZE
Robert & Ann Bullock
Barbara Glaser
Dr. Christine Rowe-Button & Dr. Thomas Kershner

THE 2011 SOCIETY
The 2011 Society was established during Opera Saratoga’s 50th Anniversary Season to recognize patrons who have provided, or plan to provide, gifts to Opera Saratoga through their estate plans. Members of The 2011 Society help secure a lasting future for professional opera in the region.

2011 SOCIETY MEMBERS
Jonathan Blalock
David Emanation
Drs. Philip & Marjorie Gerdine
Robert C. Miller
Theodore F. Newlin III
Carla Skodinski
David R. Tarella
Drs. Norbert & Susan Woods

THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE GENEROUSLY PROVIDED BEQUESTS TO OPERA SARATOGA. WE COMMEMORATE THESE DEPARTED WHO HAVE HONORED US WITH THEIR GIFTS:
Helen V. Froehlich
Waldo T. Ross & Ruth S. Ross
Louis P. Brown
Ross Masterman
Florence Milano

Donors listed from June 7, 2018 through June 10, 2019. We regret the omission of anyone who contributed after this date, but look forward to recognizing these gifts next year.