California Symphony Dreamin’

A live and at-home event benefitting the California Symphony

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Online

Approximately 1 hour

What’s Interesting About This Event

Join the Auction Action

The auction is now open to the public, so you can buy cool stuff while supporting the orchestra and music education programs for our community!

  • Bid on 48 packages including travel escapes, excursions, fine dining, museum and garden memberships, unique California Symphony musician experiences and more.
  • Preview 9 Live Auction lots, open for bids 12:00 noon on Friday, June 25.

Bid Early, Bid Often

Then on Saturday, June 26 at 7:00 PM, join us online to celebrate the conclusion of the 2020/21 season as we “California Dream” of brighter days, together once again.

  • Live online show on YouTube, hosted by Music Director Donato Cabrera.
  • Watch all-new performances of California-themed music from California Symphony musicians.
  • Bid on live auction items and raise a virtual paddle for fund-a-need.

The Program

Gabriela Lena FrankCoqueteos, from Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout

Lou HarrrisonEstampie

Gordon GoodwinThree Stages for String Quartet

Featured Artists

Music Director, Donato Cabrera

Jennifer Cho, Concertmaster

Philip Santos, Principal Second Violin

Marcel Gemperli, Principal, Viola

Kelley Maulbetsch, Cello

Tickets

Ticket sales for add-on party experiences at home are now closed. Thank you for your support!

Watch Party FAQs

Event Sponsor Watch Party—$25,000

As Event Sponsor, you’ll enjoy all the benefits of the Premium Sponsor Watch Party—gourmet food, beverages, and VIP entertainment all thrown—PLUS…

  • PRIVATE PERFORMANCE ADD ON: California Symphony violinists Akiko Kojima and Michelle Maruyama to perform a one-hour private recital at a mutually agreeable date
  • Flower arrangements for the table

The tax-deductible amount would be $23,600 per table.

Premium Sponsor Watch Party—$10,000

Go all in with gourmet food, beverages, and VIP entertainment delivered to you with this deluxe, party-at-home for TEN people. Includes all the benefits of the Sponsor Level Watch Party level PLUS…

  • Opportunity to address Virtual VIP Pre-Show Party guests
  • Your name and/or company logo on screen and name checked during the show and listed in the opening and closing credits 

The tax-deductible amount would be $9,250.

Sponsor Level Watch Party—$5000

Gourmet food, beverages, and VIP entertainment all thrown in: this deluxe, party-at-home-for-TEN includes all the benefits of the Patron Level Watch Party PLUS…

  • Life-size Donato cardboard cut-out to welcome guests at your door
  • Live check-in and on-camera wave from your party during the main program
  • On-screen recognition during the California Symphony Dreamin’ show
  • Recognition in printed materials and option to include collateral in gift bags

The tax-deductible amount would be $4,250.

Patron Level Watch Party—$2500

If you love to host a great party with gourmet food, beverages, and VIP entertainment all thrown in, consider snagging one of our deluxe, party-at-home-for-TEN experiences.

  • 4-course gourmet dinner for TEN (cheese & charcuterie board, salad, entrée + sides, dessert), delivered to you on the day. Includes simple heating instructions so your meals are ready when you’re ready to serve them.
  • At-home California Symphony Dreamin’ party supplies for TEN + 10 x VIP gift bags
  • Invitation to join to VIP Virtual Pre-Show with Music Director and special guests from 6:00 to 6:40 PM on June 26
  • Recognition on our website
  • Pre-event access and preview activities, including:
    • Early access to online auction
    • Early bidding privileges
    • Monday, June 21 at 4:00 PM: Join the Private Zoom Auction Preview Party (online), hosted by California Symphony Alliance + special guests
    • Automatic entry into the sweepstake

The tax-deductible amount would be $1,850.

Patron Ticket—$250

If you’re a donor or you previously attended any of our Symphony Surround special events, this deluxe, party-at-home-with-a-friend experience was made for you.

* MUST BE PURCHASED AS A PAIR i.e. $500 for two

  • 4-course gourmet dinner for TWO (cheese & charcuterie board, salad, entrée + sides, dessert), delivered to you on the day. Includes simple heating instructions so the meal is ready when you are.
  • At-home California Symphony Dreamin’ party supplies for TWO
  • Invitation to join to VIP Virtual Pre-Show with Music Director and special guests from 6:00 to 6:40 PM on June 26
  • Pre-event access and preview activities, including:
    • Early access to online auction
    • Early bidding privileges
    • Monday, June 21 at 4:00 PM: Join the Private Zoom Auction Preview Party (online), hosted by California Symphony Alliance + special guests
    • Automatic entry into the sweepstake

The tax deductible amount would be $370.

Supporter Ticket—$75

If you previously attended Spring for the Symphony fundraiser luncheons, hosted by the volunteers of the California Symphony Alliance, this value-packed experience is designed for you. It’s also perfect for California Symphony friends and supporters old and new, whether you’ve been attending concerts for 34 years or you just discovered us online this past season.

  • Deluxe cheese & charcuterie board, delivered on the day
  • Your personal, at-home California Symphony Dreamin’ party supplies
  • Pre-event access and preview activities, including:
    • Early access to online auction
    • Early bidding privileges
    • Monday, June 21 at 4:00 PM: Join the Private Zoom Auction Preview Party (online), hosted by California Symphony Alliance + special guests
    • Automatic entry into the sweepstake

The tax-deductible amount would be $45 per ticket.

 

All proceeds support the world class musicians of the California Symphony and our world famous education programs. A portion of dinner ticket and table purchases is a tax-deductible donation. After the event you will receive an itemized receipt for your taxes.

Program and ticket inclusions subject to change.

THANK YOU WATCH PARTY HOSTS

  • Laura Rehn
  • Sharon Simpson
  • Fred Smith
  • Shari Ward
  • Janet Welter