Meet Our Sponsors

Bravo! to our donors, the lifeblood of Opera San José! This listing reflects cumulative cash donations, pledges and matching gifts recorded September 15, 2011 to September 30, 2012.


Exclusive Underwriting Partners

$50,000 and above
Applied Materials Foundation

Underwriting Partners

$10,000 to $49,999
Empire Broadcasting

Sustaining Partners

$5,000 to $9,999
Wells Fargo Foundation

Affiliate Partners

$1,000 to $4,999
San Jose Swim & Racquet Club


Gifts to $999
Santa Clara Universiry

Public Sector Supporters

City of San José, Fine Arts Commission
The National Endowment for the Arts

Irene Dalis Vocal Competition and Dinner Tribute Sponsors

Citti’s Florist
City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs
Freinds of Opera San José
Italian American Heritage Foundation
Il Fornaio
The Sainte Claire


  • The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
  • The Greenside Foundation
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Italian American Heritage Foundation
  • The Kieve Foundation
  • The Leeson Foundation
  • The Markkula Foundation
  • Merrimac Fund
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • The Packard Humanities Institute
  • Lorraine and Gerard Seelig Foundation
  • The Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation
  • Simon Strauss Foundation
  • The Lowell Turriff Foundation, in memory of Lowell Turriff

Special Recognition

California & Robstep
Segway Santa Cruz
City of San José
Il Fornaio
National Endowment for the Arts
Opera America
Pisani Printing: Theatre Publications
The Sainte Claire
Wells Fargo Foundation
Yamaha, official piano of Opera San José