Benefit Events
October 5, 2017 , 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
$225 (single)
$2500, $5000 (table)

To reserve your seat, please call our box office at (510) 841-2800

The Board of Trustees
invite you to our 2017-2018

OPENING NIGHT DINNER

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9p
(Immediately following the concert)
Zellerbach Hall Mezzanine

Guests of Honor: Joana Carneiro and John Adams

RSVP by Monday, September 25
Seating is limited

Call 510-841-2800
for reservations:
Monday – Friday, 10a – 4p

Your experience will feature an exquisite meal, luscious dessert, and fine beverages. Table hosts will receive one or two bottles of William Knuttel 2013 Vineyard Designate Series Petite Sirah (Dry Creek Valley), one of Sunset Magazine’s Best Wines of 2017, signed by Joana Carneiro, in addition to the following options:

PREMIERE – $5,000
Includes two bottles of  William Knuttel 2013 Vineyard Designate Series Petite Sirah (Dry Creek Valley) signed by Joana Carneiro, 4 free parking passes, 6 complimentary concert tickets, and recognition in all event signage. Table for 8.

CLASSIC – $2,500
Includes one bottle of William Knuttel 2013 Vineyard Designate Series Petite Sirah (Dry Creek Valley) signed by Joana Carneiro, 2 free parking passes, 4 complimentary concert tickets, and recognition in all event signage. Table for 8.

INDIVIDUAL – $225
Your generous support at Opening Night Dinner makes the innovative programming of your Berkeley Symphony possible all season long. Thank you for your support!

Dinner Menu:

Pre-plated​ ​First​ ​Course

Harvest Vegetable Salad
artisan baby greens, shaved carrot, watermelon radish
served with vegan green goddess dressing

Entree
Peppered Beef Bourguignon
blistered Sungold tomatoes, foraged mushrooms, pearl onions, heirloom fingerlings, grilled levain
~ or ~
Vegan​ ​Gluten​ ​Free​ ​Entree
Crisped Polenta
foraged mushrooms, braised greens, roast torpedo onion

housemade dinner rolls
served with sweet butter

Dessert
Chestnut Mascarpone Mousse
chocolate cigarettes

fair trade organic coffee and tea

All Opening Night Dinner proceeds support Berkeley Symphony’s award-winning programming, world premiere commissions, Music in the Schools, and community outreach activities. A portion of your purchase is tax deductible. Thank you for being a part of Berkeley Symphony!

  

17|18 SEASON SPONSORS

 

Gertrude Allen • Annette Campbell-White & Ruedi Naumann-Etienne • Margaret Dorfman • Ann & Gordon Getty • Jill Grossman • Kathleen G. Henschel & John Dewes • Edith Jackson & Thomas W. Richardson • Sarah Coade Mandell & Peter Mandell • Tricia Swift • Shariq Yosufzai & Brian James

 

Official Wine Sponsor:  William Knuttel

Floral Design:  Jutta’s Flowers





OPENING NIGHT DINNER 17|18