Preview Gala 2018

Preview Gala 2018

Traditions at the Glen

4101 Watson Blvd, Johnson City, NY

We are blowing away the gray of winter with our Preview Gala announcement of our 2018-2019 season on

March 24, 2018 from 6:30-10:30PM

Richard Leech, “perhaps the most exciting tenor of his generation” (Cincinnati Enquirer), will return to his hometown to help us reveal our upcoming season.

This extraordinary event features a delectable gourmet tapas menu with each course themed around the productions in our coming season. You’ll hear selections from each opera, have the chance to bid on extravagant and luxurious silent auction items, and revel in an evening of opera-themed fun.

Complimentary red, white, and sparkling wines will be selected by the chef to perfectly pair with your meal; or enjoy the top-shelf cash bar.

Glimpse the spectacular new artwork and listen as our fabulous Resident Artists sing selections from the coming operas.

-$125 per person or $1,000 premium seating with Special Guest Rickard Leech!

-Purchase a table of eight for $1,000

More about Richard Leech


The TCO Alumni is currently at Michigan Opera Theatre where he is the Director of Resident Artist Programs. He is also on the voice faculty of Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts. Mr. Leech began his career at TCO and gave credit to founders Carmen Savoca and Peyton Hibbitt as his only teachers. Mr. Leech “is one of the most celebrated lyric tenors of his generation. For over thirty years he has interpreted many of the most demanding and well-known roles of the Italian, French, and German repertoire both on disc and on the stages of the world’s leading opera houses and symphonies” (

Want to sponsor the Preview Gala?

We have packages starting at $250.  We would love to have you on board. Click this link for our for our Preview Gala 2018 Sponsor Form.

Want to donate to the Silent Auction?

Email our Silent Auction Coordinator,  Susan Johnson.  Check back here for more details

(607) 772-0400

$125 per person