Stamford Symphony Gala & Concert
Saturday, October 6, 2012


Welcome to The Wedding of Ruslan & Lyudmila. Our Opening Night Gala, on October 6th, will feature some fabulous items from our auction. See if anything from our sampling listed below strikes your fancy...

For more information about our Gala and Benefit Concert, please contact the Stamford Symphony at (203)325-1407 x 10

An Irish Adventure for Two
Truly one of Ireland's treasures, the four-star luxury Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is set on 350 acres of beautiful lakes, rivers & woodlands. Your four day/three night stay includes breakfast for two daily. Explore options for golf, salmon fishing, game shooting, cycling, horse riding, sailing and more! Valid through October 15, 2013 (July and August excluded). Donated by The Steuert Family
Hit the Slopes in Big Sky
Wax your skis and pack your bags! This exclusive opportunity includes one day of skiing (lunch included) for two people at the world famous, members-only Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana. Package also includes two nights lodging at Big Sky's River Rock Lodge, two one-day 2012-13 ski passes for the Big Sky Resort, and dinner for two at Olive B's Big Sky Bistro. Donated by Melissa & Todd Thomson
Nantucket Noel
Holidays are magical on Nantucket, and this historic island jumps to life with its festively-lined cobblestone streets, Christmas trees, and decorated windows. What's more, Mr. & Mrs. Claus start off the fun as they arrive by Coast Guard vessel! The annual Christmas Stroll is yours to enjoy from the base of this stunning four-bedroom beach home for up to five nights over the first weekend of December, 2012. Sleeps 10; no smoking and no pets. Donated by Kane & Dick White
Ben Larrabee Portrait Session
This introductory portrait session with nationally known fine art portrait photographer Ben Larrabee includes pre-shoot consultation, one-hour portrait session at your home for up to five (5) people, photographer's edit and review meeting to select images, plus one 16x20 black and white print. Donated by Ben Larrabee
A Night to Remember
Gather your friends and family (up to 25) for a cocktail party catered by Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning. Enhance the evening with music provided by Symphony musicians Kathleen Thomson (violin) and Jacqueline Stern (cello). And, start it all off right with custom invitations and cocktails napkins from SoLuxe. Donated by Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning, Kirsten Riley, Kathleen Thomson and Jacqueline Stern
Private Performance
Give your guests an unforgettable experience when Stamford Symphony Principal Cellist, Caroline Stinson performs a private recital in your home. Let the memories linger with Caroline's CD Lines. Donated by Caroline Stinson
Backstage with Audra McDonald
Join us on April 6, 2013, when the Stamford Symphony presents Audra McDonald in concert. This special package includes four (4) tickets to the concert and a Meet & Greet backstage. Donated by the Stamford Symphony
Behind the Scenes
Get behind the scenes in the world of classical music as you and a guest enjoy the unique opportunity of attending a Stamford Symphony rehearsal at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan. To top it off, you'll enjoy a casual lunch with Maestro Eckart Preu afterwards. Donated by the Stamford Symphony & Maestro Eckart Preu