Our Donors

Individual Giving

Opera Atelier gratefully acknowledges the following individual donors for their generosity and commitment to our creative vision.

Your vital support provides Opera Atelier with funding to support the creation of new, thrilling productions, expand the scope and accessibility of educational initiatives, and amplify the voices of the next generation of emerging opera and ballet artists. Thank you!

For more information on how you can make a gift to Opera Atelier, please contact Melissa Syme, Director of Development, on 416-703-3767 x702 or at melissa.syme@operaatelier.com.

ARTIST PATRONS

John Beck

Mr. Greig S. Dunn & Mr. Robert Maclennan

Lionel J. Goffart

Ms. Catherine Graham

David Green, Daphne Wagner, Lita & Mikey Green

Hodgson Family Foundation

Roger & Pat Lace

Dixi Lambert

Mr. & Mrs. William Lambert

Ms. Connie Leon

Mr. & Mrs. Jerry & Joan Lozinski

Ms. Suzanne McCuaig

Vivian Elizabeth Pilar

Mr. Brayton Polka

Ms. Katalin Shäfer

Rick & Virginia Walker

Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Zelenczuk

Anonymous

$100,000+

David Green, Daphne Wagner, Lita & Mikey Green

Mr. & Mrs. William Lambert

Mr. & Mrs. Jerry & Joan Lozinski

$50,000 – $99,999

Ms. Catharine Graham

Vivian Elizabeth Pilar

20,000-$49,999

Estate of George Edward Grant

John & Judith Grant

Ms. Connie Leon

Mr. Brayton Polka

Marshall Pynkoski & Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg

Mr, & Mrs. Nicholas Zelenczuk

Anonymous

$10,000 – $19,999

Mr. Greig S. Dunn & Mr. Robert Maclennan

Lionel J. Goffart

Roger & Pat Lace

Dixi Lambert

Ms. Suzanne McCuaig

Ms. Katalin Schäfer

Rick & Virginia Walker

Ms. Melanie Whitehead

$5,000 – $9,999

Drs. Glen Bandiera & Jolie Ringash

Norbert Beilstein & Alan Lee

Catherine Dunne & Mark Kikot

Alice Fox

Thomas Keirstead & Deidre Lynch

Valerie Schweitzer & Christopher Reed

Mr. Lei Xu

Anonymous

$2,500 – $4,999

Anne Baumann

Dr. Thomas Beechy

Alberta G. Cefis & Ilio Santilli

Vilgi Chapman

C. Richard Fischer

Robert Glover & Martha McOuat

Gordon & Pamela Henderson

Mr. Kazik Jedrzejczak

Mr. Tom Le Seelleur

Dr. M.L. Myers

John R. & Maire E. Percy

Joan Robinson

Donna & Lawrence Smith

Mr. James H. Stonehouse

Anonymous

$1,500 – $2,499

Ms. Jane Adams

Mr. Ossama El Naggar

Mr. David Fallis & Ms. Alison Mackay

Al & Jane Forest

Dr. Manfred Frenkel

Ken & Sharon Giffen

Mr. Soheil Homayouni

Mr. Phillip Khaiat & M.s Carolynne Hallitt

Ms. Racheal McCaig

Bruce Murray

Ms. Marilyn Nairn

Mr. Mark Opashinov

Ms. Sheila Phillips

S.K. Upjohn

$1,000 – $1,499

Mr. & Ms. Andre & Morgana Asselin

Mr. Peter Cibula

Mr. & Mrs. Stephen & Linda Cook

Ms. Margaret Genovese

Eric Hartley

Jennifer Kropac & Kevin Law

Ralph Overend

Ms. Rosamunde Sobryan

Mr. William Thompson

Rosalind & Dory Vanderhoof

$600 – $999

Moira Bartram & Joseph Fantl

Mr. Kevin Forrest

​​John Gillies & Anne-Marie Prendiville

Mr. Donald D. Grant

Michael & Linda Hutcheon

Mr. Ali Kashani

David J. Purcell

Dr. Emilie Newell

Paul Pynkoski & Tania Natale

Ms. Jan Stibrany

Mr. Paul Thomas

Gail Vanstone

$300 – $599

Ann Aveling

Helena Birt

Ms Sara Blake

Louisa Bloomfield

Mr. Robert Bothwell

Gary Chaimowitz

Robert Clark & Allison Barrett

Bram & Beth Costin

Jane Couchman & Bill Found

Ms. Anne Crowley

Ms. Deanna Cyr

Mr. George Dalton

Ms. Carol Derk & Mr. David Giles

Drs. Susan Done & Sean Mace

Carol Dorman

Mr. Richard Earls

Mr. Barry Edwards

Suzanne Edworthy

Drs. Fay Goldstep & George Freedman

Ms. Natalya Gomez

Ms. Eileen Greene

Ms. Alfreda Harrison

Prof. Michiel Horn & Cornelia Schuh

CR Hunter

Mr. Alex Ihnatowycz

Karin & Allan Ireland

Mr. Robert Iveson

David J. Kennedy

Andrew Kropinski & Peggy Pritchard

Mia Louis

Ms. Claude Marchand

Ms. Jan McCrae

Mr. Alec McGillivray

Ms. Mundy McLaughlin

Ms. Stephanie Meredith

Patricia & Frank Mills

Mr. Trini Mitra

Mr. & Mrs. Edmund & Mary Murphy

Leighton Morgan

Brian Bucknall & Mary Jane Mossman

Ms. Barbara Nash

Mary O’Donoghue

Eric Parker

Mr. Stephen Phillips

Ann & Gary Posen

Ms. Margrit Rahilly

Mr. & Mrs. Rubisov

Erika Schurr

Ms. Meg Sintzel

Ms. Judy Skinner

Angel & Mike Spendlove

Ingrid Tanner & Pieter Sigmundt

Ms. Margaret Taylor-Sevier

Devin Therien

Martha Ter Kuile

Ms. S. Anne Todd

Mr. David & Mrs. Agnes Basskin-Vermes

​​Linda Young

Anonymous (2)

$125 – $299

Mr. Ted Addie

Ms. Suzanne Amato

Yves Ameline

Ms. Marlene Auspitz

Mr. Richard Balfour

Mr. Jonathan Bamberger

Mr. Jim Barbour

Ms. Patricia Barcikowski

Peter Barton

Mr. Robert Bauer

Mr. Stephan Beckon

Lyle Belkin

Mr. Gyuszi Berki

Ms. Marjorie Berry

Ms. Susan Booker

Mr. Harold Botnick

William Bradley & Carolyn Bradley-Hall

Ms. Barbara Brunsden

Mr. Richard Bull & Mr. Bryan Pipe

Mr. Blair Caines

Mr. & Mrs. Brian & Ellen Carr

Paul Comeau

Mr. Jim Coward

Kate Danter

Ms. Nancy Davis

Ms. Serena Dessen

Ms. Jan L. de Serres

Ms. Minella De Souza

Steven &  Linda Diener

Mr. Neil Dobbs

Ms. Beatrice Donald

Mr. David Doyle

Mr. B. Elan Dresher

Ms. Valerie Dunlop

Michael Faulkner

Ms. Mary Faziluddin

Ricardo Gomez-Insausti

Laurent Goulet

Gillian Graham

Ms. Catherine Gravely

Thomas Green

Mr. Stan Griffin

Ms. Sherry Hatton

Ms. Mindy Harris

Mr. D. Herbert Heine

Mr. Bram Herlich

Ms. Lorraine Hill

Ms. Susan Hill

Mr. Richard Holloway

Mr. Harold Huhtanen

Gerald Hunt

Cathy Hutchinson

Dr. Richard Isaac

Ryszard Janicki

Mary Jessup

Mr. Francisco Juarez

Ms. Valentia Lee-Brotherton

Mr. Kenneth Lund

Ms. Janet Lutz

Katie Kallio

Giuliana Katz

Mr. Pavle Kazinoti

Mr. & Mrs. Don & Francie Kendal

Ms. Susan Knight

Bruce & Carol Koenig

Dan Kushnir & Judy Geary

Ms. Linda Kutter

Ms. Eva MacDonald

Mr. Ian MacLennan

Mary Lynne MacMaster

Ms. Christina Mahler

Mr. & Mrs. Nick & Eva Mandrapilias

Mr. Sean McCluskey

Mr. Brian McCrindle

Mr. & Mrs. Donald & Helen McGillivray

Mrs. & Mr. Susan & Anthony McGrath

Mr. Paul D. McIlroy

Ms. Kandice McKee

William Milne

Alec Monro

Michael Davenport & Joel Morin

Ms. Shirley Murray

Ron Nickle

Lorna Novosel

Ms. Gabi O’Malley

Dr. Eileen Overend

Mr. & Mrs. David & Mary Ann Pearson

Felicity Pickup

Mr. Marc Potvin

Mr. Dave Powers

Ms. Barbara Priscus

Mr. Kevin Quain

Ms. Janet Rubinoff

Julia Rank

Sylvia Schmid

Lynn Slotkin

Mr. & Mrs. Stephen & Jane Smith

Annette Spillane

Margaret Sprague

Mr. Harvey St. Amant

Ross & Georgina Stockwell

Mary Thomas-Nagel

Mr. Robert Thornley

George Tourlakis

Bliss Tracy

Michael Tukatsch

Line van Kempen

JP Vorsanger

Ms. Caroline Walker

Donald John Whiting

Nan & Jack Wiseman

Gail Wood

FOUNDATION SUPPORT

Balfour Bowen Family Foundation

Dalglish Family Foundation

The Henry White Kinnear Foundation

Hodgson Family Foundation

Keith Foundation

Mary-Margaret Webb Foundation

The Sharp Foundation

The Twigge-Molecey Family Foundation

Toronto Arts Foundation

Anonymous

EDUCATION SUPPORT

David Green, Daphne Wagner, Lita & Mikey Green

ARTIST TRAVEL SUPPORTERS

The Mary-Margaret Webb Foundation

Consulate General of France in Toronto

PRODUCTION PARTNERS

The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres

Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for

Performance and Learning

CORPORATE DONORS

St. Lawrence Market Complex

at the St. Lawrence Hall

IATSE Local 58

CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENT SUPPORTERS

Opera Atelier is grateful for the generous support of the following corporate partners and government agencies.

PRODUCTION PRESENTING SPONSOR


IN-KIND SPONSORS

Archives and Storage Sponsor

Event Staffing Sponsor


Piano Sponsor

In Kind Floral Sponsor


RADIO SPONSOR

MEDIA PARTNER

EXCLUSIVE HOTEL ACCOMMODATION PARTNER


GOVERNMENT SUPPORTERS