Bravo Gala Celebration Saturday April 28 2018

Bravo! Gala Celebration

Join us at one of Hartford’s most dynamic social events for a spectacular evening of entertainment with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Proceeds from the Bravo! event support the HSO’s education and community engagement programs.

Black Tie Optional

Supporter Ticket: $300/person
Patron Ticket: $350/person
(includes listing in the evening’s program book)
Sponsorship Opportunities are still available!

For tickets and information, please call 860.760.7302 or email

6:00 P.M.
Cocktail Reception & Super Silent Auction
7:45 P.M.
Program & Live Auction
8:15 P.M.
8:45 P.M.
Silent Auction Closes
9:15 P.M.
A special performance by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Maestra Carolyn Kuan
9:45 P.M.
Fund the Inspiration!
10:00 P.M.
After Party: Dessert, Music & Dancing along with…

John Mastroianni, saxophone
Walter Gwardyak, piano
Edward R. Rozie, Jr., bass
Eugene Bozzi, drum set

Gala Co-Chairs

Shari Cantor
Jennifer DiBella

Gala Committee

Wes Boyd
Donna Collins
Joseph Coray
Denise Davis
Tony Falcetti
Anita Ferrante
Marlene Ferreira
Muriel Fleischmann
Brenda Geitz
Meghan Hayden

Jerry & Barbara Hess
Jeffrey & Nancy Hoffman
Val Jasinski
Margaret Lawson
Alison Leeds
Bob Murray
Joseph D. Spada
Sharon Travis
Betsy Udal
Pam Verney

Table Hosts

Leonard & Victoria Albert
Bob Bausmith & Jill Peters-Gee
Jack & Barbara Blechner
Wes & Joann Boyd
Michael & Shari Cantor
Cigna Emerging Leaders
Joseph Coray
Abe & Denise Davis
Marc & Jennifer DiBella
Luis and Marta Diez-Morales
Tony Falcetti & Tracy Flater
Anthony & Anita Ferrante

Karl & Muriel Fleischmann
Angela Griffin
Jerry & Barbara Hess
Albert & Joan Hurwit
Ken & Ruth Jacobson
Brook & Charlotte Jason
Harvey & Sylvia Kelly
Bob & Lynn Murray
Joseph D. Spada
Jeff & Pam Verney
Robert & Elizabeth Von Dohlen

Special thanks to our sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

South Ocean Capital Partners
Stanley Black and Decker

Overture Sponsors

Cly-Del Manufacturing
Lincoln Financial Group
Trinity College

Media Partner

Hartford Business Journal

Sonata Sponsors

Barnes Group
Cantor Colburn LLP
Michael and Shari Cantor
Hartford Health Care
Hoffman Auto
Robinson & Cole
Simsbury Bank
Simsbury Meadows Music
United Bank Foundation
Wells Fargo Bank

Rhapsody Sponsors

Hartford Steam Boiler – Munich RE
Coleman and Judie Levy
Mountain Development
Brewster and Judith Perkins

Solinsky Eye Care
TD Bank
Webster Private Bank

Intermezzo Sponsors

Fiduciary Investment Advisors

Reception Sponsor


Performance Sponsor

J. Frank and Sharon Travis