Arts & Culture Spotlight Fara Illich July 24, 2012

Ballet Arizona, Arizona Opera, and The Phoenix Symphony are proud to announce: Trio, an inaugural gala and performance celebration on February 8, 2013 at Symphony Hall.
ballet-arizona“This collaborative gala and performance offers a unique opportunity for members of our community to experience three world-class performing arts organizations in one exciting night” said Jim Ward, CEO of The Phoenix Symphony. “It also represents our latest efforts with other arts organizations to find new efficiencies and new ways to add value for the benefit of our patrons in these challenging times.”
This historic inaugural event will bring together all three of Arizona’s premiere, largest, and most acclaimed performing arts organizations for an evening of “firsts.” Hosted at Symphony Hall, this spectacular evening includes an exclusive Trio performance, extraordinary dinner, entertainment and much more. The highlight of the evening will be the Trio performance, which features the Ballet, Opera, and Symphony and showcases the artistic strengths of all three companies on stage together for the first time.
“The opportunity of sharing the stage with Arizona Opera and The Phoenix Symphony is true collaboration,” said Ib Andersen, Artistic Director of Ballet Arizona. “The Trio gala will allow our audiences to experience the exciting future of the Performing Arts in Arizona.”
The Trio gala kicks off on November 8, 2012 with a special-event, a Cocktail Party and Fashion Show at Biltmore Fashion Park’s Saks Fifth Avenue.  The show features the haute couture of designer Zang Toi, and the chance to mingle with artists from the Ballet, Opera, and Symphony.
What: TRIO Gala
When: February 8, 2013 7:00pm
Where: Symphony Hall 75 North 2nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: Tables of 10 available at various sponsorship levels.
Individual tickets for the evening performance and Gala dinner are $500.
Performance only tickets will also be available.