Jan 18, 2020 | 5:00 PM | Saturday

Sat Jan 18, 5:00 PM - Sun Jan 19, 12:00 AM
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

Community: Bayside




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The gala will follow a performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, and feature a cocktail reception, dinner, silent and live auction, onstage at the Adrienne Arsht Center

The gala is chaired by Tina Vidal-Duart and Co-chaired by Dr. Linda Balent

Gala sponsors include Penfolds Wine, Vhernier, Dall’Armellina, and Bacardi

Florida Grand Opera will host its 79thSeason Anniversary Gala on Saturday, January 18, 2019 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Fundraising proceeds from The Butterfly Ball Gala support FGO’s mission-driven Artistic Programming, Arts Education and Community Engagement Programs, which continue to expand throughout South Florida and expose over 20,000 children and families per year to music and the arts.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception with Prosecco sponsored byDall’Armellina Vineyards in the Peacock Foundation Studio at 5:00 PM, followed by a performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at 6:00 PM in the Ziff Opera House. “Featuring an internationally acclaimed cast and several members of FGO’s Studio Artists making their mainstage debut with the company, Madama Butterfly is a breathtaking production we are excited for the South Florida community to experience,” said Susan T. Danis, General Director and CEO. “There could not be a better way to celebrate our 79th season.”

After the performance, gala guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres inspired by Butterfly and the flavors of Japan. The cocktail reception will be followed by a sumptuous dinner prepared by Chef Brad Kilgore, a James Beard® award finalist, and Executive Chef of BRAVA by Brad Kilgore at the Arsht Center. Gala guests will enjoy exclusively paired wines from Penfolds Wine during hors d’oeuvres and a seated dinner as well as Bacardi featured brands. The night will conclude with dancing to the sounds of Mirage.

The evening will feature both a silent and live auction to include once in a lifetime experiences, such as: The Ultimate Hamilton Experience on Broadway, featuring a private in-theater meet-and-greet and dinner with the cast; 100-Level tickets to the LIV Superbowl with VIP access; Andrea Bocelli in concert in Paris to include a five-night stay and pr

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