Versailles Gala

The Versailles Gala is Opera Atelier’s biggest and most lavish annual fundraising event.

Join Toronto’s cultural movers-and-shakers for an evening of performances, dinner, and live and silent auctions.

Funds raised will be used to support Opera Atelier’s international touring, as well as Opera Atelier’s education and outreach programs, which have been offered free of charge since the company’s inception.


About the Event
Live Auction Features
Photos from the Gala
Gala Committee
Buy Now
Make a Donation
More Information

The Event

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
60 Yorkville Avenue

Opera Atelier invites you to join us for an evening of magic and enchantment, featuring CBC personality, Anne-Marie Mediwake.

Performances by Alcina sorceress Meghan Lindsay, as well as The School of Atelier Ballet & Artists of Atelier Ballet.

Sponsored Tables of 10 can be purchased for $10,000 or $8,000

Tickets $700

Guests attending the gala and staying at the Four Seasons Hotel will receive a special rate that night.

Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @OperaAtelier #OAGala for the latest gala news.

Live Auction

Stay tuned for some enchanting Live Auction pieces available for bidding prior to May 20, 2014.

Photos from the 2014 Versailles Gala

Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @OperaAtelier #OAGala for the latest gala news.

The 2014 Versailles Gala was held at the new Four Seasons Hotel Toronto in the Aria Ballroom. For photos of the 2014 gala, click here.

Gala Committee

Gala Chairs: Nada Ristich & Robert Mathia, BMO Financial Group

Barbara Frum
Daniel Gallay
Jan Lambert
John MacKinlay
Racheal McCaig
Coral Osborne
Jim Stonehouse
Jane Yacobazzo

Buy Now

Tickets and tables are on sale now. Sponsored tables are available at $8,000 and $10,000 and tickets are $700. After the event, you will be issued a charitable tax receipt for approximately half of your purchase. To order, call 416.703.3767 x228 or email Monica Calzaretto at

Make a Donation

You can contribute by making a contribution to the silent or live auction, or by donating $10 or more to support our education and outreach initiatives. Donations are a key part of what make this event such a success, and we welcome your contributions. If you are unable to attend, we encourage you to make a donation to ensure the gala’s success.

Click here to download our Donation Form or Auction Donation Form.


Gala Sponsors

Table Sponsors

Treat your clients, colleagues and friends to an evening out at The Four Seasons Hotel by purchasing a sponsored table of ten to the Versailles Gala. We have priced out two levels of support at $10,000 and $8,000.

Table Sponsorship Recognition and Benefits – $10,000 – $8,000

  • One table of ten seats at the gala
  • Ten tickets to our fall production of Lully’s Armide – $10,000 level
  • A guided back-stage tour of the set of Armide by OA Artistic Director Marshall Pynkoski for your ten guests – $10,000 level
  • Gift bags for all your table guests (10)
  • Valet parking for your guests (10)
  • A tax receipt for approximately $5,000

Additional Marketing Benefits

  • Listing on all Versailles Gala promotional materials
  • Listing on gala sponsor sign(s) at event
  • Listing in gala program at event (300) Listing on screen at event
  • Listing on Opera Atelier’s website with a click-through (35,000+ unique hits per year)
  • Listing in 30th Anniversary house programs (22,000)

2015 Versailles Gala Table Sponsors:

Burgundy Asset Management
Eric Dingman
Linda Frum
Hampton Securities
William & Jan Lambert
Jerry & Joan Lozinski
Linda Frum
RBC Capital Markets
Slainté and Racheal McCaig Photography
James H. Stonehouse

More Information

For sponsorship opportunities and all other inquiries, please contact Monica Calzaretto at or 416.703.3767 x228.

Previous Galas

Click here for information about our 2014 Versailles Gala.

Click here for information about our 2013 Versailles Gala.

Top Banner: Der Freischütz (The Marksman) Krešimir Špicer, Meghan Lindsay and Artists of Atelier Ballet.
Photo Credit: Bruce Zinger 2013.