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All the operatic magic that we share begins in the rehearsal hall.
Your spring gift helps us name our Florentine Opera Center’s rehearsal hall in Maestro Rescigno’s honor.


Click here to learn more about Maestro Rescigno’s 35 years at the Florentine Opera



We need to reach our $250,000 goal by June 30!

To help us reach this goal, the Herzfeld Foundation and Florentine Opera Board of Directors will match your gift, tripling your impact.



All donors $500 and up will be recognized in signage in the Rehearsal Hall

$250,000—Title sponsor of the Joseph Rescigno Rehearsal Hall
Have your name immortalized as the “John and Jane Doe Joeseph Rescigno Rehearsal Hall”. Receive dress rehearsal invitations for perpetuity, as well as name on commemorative plaques, invitation to dedication ceremony in Fall 2017, and a dinner party with the Maestro.

$75,000—Lead sponsor for the Joseph Rescigno Rehearsal Hall
Benefits: Dress rehearsal invitations for perpetuity, name listed on commemorative plaque, invitation to dedication ceremony in Fall 2017, dinner party with the Maestro.

$25,000—Sponsor our summer quartet
New this year: A dedicated quartet of high-quality, full-time professional singers for our summer events.
Benefits: A private performance, and a photo print of a concert signed by the performers.

$15,000—Sponsor a new Studio Artist in 2017-18
Benefits: Meet and greet with the artist at a Grill with Bill event at the Casa di Opera this fall, signed photo print of artist in a show.

$10,000—Sponsor our summer at Colectivo
Benefits: Enjoy a special picnic for you and a guest at the summer performance of your choice, and receive recognition during that evening’s remarks.

$5,000—Join the Aria Society!
Benefits: Recognize in printed and web materials; tickets to the champagne reception and drink passes for the opening night cast party; exclusive Aria Society party invitations.

$1,000—Sponsor two students for the Young Singing Actor Intensive
Benefits: Receive a personalized thank you from students, as well as an invitation to the recital, and a photo opportunity with the participants and coaches.

$500—Sponsor a summer community performance
Benefits: Receive Florentine Opera steins, a round of drinks on us at Estabrook Beer Garden, a personalized thank you card, and recognition at our concerts. (For mainstage season: champagne reception benefits start here.)

$100—Send two students to a mainstage opera
Benefits: Our heartfelt thanks, and your name in our program book’s honor roll of donors.


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Contact 414-291-5700 ext 225 for personal assistance placing your donation.


We’re so close to reaching our goal!

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Help the curtain fall to a rousing ovation when our fiscal year ends on June 30.

Ticket sales account for only 15% of our revenue. Individual donations are our largest source of funding. With a bigger goal this year of $2.3 million, your donations matter more than ever.
Through your generosity, we will continue to create excellence on stage, in schools and in the community.
Contact 414-291-5700 ext 225 for personal assistance placing your donation.


Productions & programs of the Florentine Opera Company are supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and and the National Endowment for the Arts with additional support from Wisconsin Public Radio (our statewide media sponsor).