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The 39th Annual Showcase Concert and Gala Dinner - Monday, March 9, 2015

2015 Showcase Concert

Featuring finalists & winners from the 2014 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions – Western Region. Followed by dinner and awards presentations: Gloria Greer, Honoree, 2015 Mimi Rudulph Award

Location: Bougainvillea Room, Spencer's Restaurant at the Mountain, Palm Springs

5:15 PM — Wine & Cheese Reception

6:15 PM — Concert

7:15 PM — First Course Served

7:25 PM — Awards Presentation

7:30 PM — 2nd Course, Dessert & Dancing

Event Chairs: Lilli Joseph and Marion Schaefer

Event Committee: Marc Byrd, Jean Carrus, Renée Glickman, Joe Giarrusso, Suzanna Guzman, Ann Heavey, Bruce Johansen, Robin Montgomery, Arlene Rosenthal, Dr. Joan RuBane, Molly Siefert, Sally Towne, Tom Truhe

$200 per person, cocktail attire; complimentary valet parking

To purchase tickets, please call us at 760-323-0154 or print out and mail in our reply card by clicking on the icon below.

Sponsorship Information

Thank you for supporting Opera Showcase of the Desert, a 501 (c) 3 Tax ID No. 20-1261920 Opera Showcase's mission is to provide financial support to the Metropolitan Opera National Council Western Region and to provide outreach and expose the children of the Coachella Valley to Opera.

Since 1976, Opera Showcase, in association with the Western Region of The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions is proud of presenting young singers in concert and of our Outreach to over 12,000 students who have seen our Showcase singers live.

A partial list of these young singers who have gone on to sing at the Met and who have gone on to great operatic careers include Thomas Hampson, Deborah Voigt, Sondra Radvanovsky, Jessica Rivera and Michelle DeYoung. Current singers on the way up who have appeared on stage at the MET include 2005 winner Rodell Rosel, 2007 winner Amber Wagner and 2012 winner Janai Brugger.


Gold $2,000 - 2 Gala Tickets and Full Page Ad

Silver $1,500 - 2 Gala Tickets and ½ Page Ad

Bronze $1,000 - 2 Gala Tickets and ¼ Page Ad

Pewter $500 - 1 Gala Ticket and Program Listing