Thursday, January 19, 2017

Opening Night Gala

San Francisco City Hall & War Memorial Opera House

The stars of San Francisco Ballet aren’t the only ones who shine. One night a year, SF Ballet supporters and fans dazzle us at our annual Opening Night Gala. The intricately planned evening includes cocktails, a lavish dinner, a one-night-only performance at the Opera House, and the Bay Area's best after party in San Francisco’s beautiful Beaux Arts-style City Hall.

Gala Dinner packages are on sale now. Starting November 16, 2016, Gala performance-only, After Party tickets, and performance/After Party packages will be available for purchase here ( or by calling 415 865 2000.

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Schedule of Events
City Hall
5pm Cocktail Reception
6pm Dinner
War Memorial Opera House Lobby
7pm Prosecco Promenade featuring complimentary prosecco
8pm Gala Performance
City Hall
10pm After Party


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If you are unable to attend the 2017 Opening Night Gala but wish to make a contribution in support of the event, please enter a donation amount below.

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Gala Committee

Avé M. Seltsam, Event Chair
Meg Ray, Dinner Chair
Brenda Leff, Auxiliary President


Presenting Sponsor
  • Osterweis Capital Management
Grand Benefactor Dinner Sponsor
  • Tiffany & Co.
Benefactor Dinner Sponsor
  • KPMG
Patron Dinner Sponsor
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
After Party Sponsor
  • La Perla
Cocktail Reception Sponsor
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Invitation Sponsor
  • Pacific Union - Christie's International Real Estate