We are thrilled to announce the thirteenth annual Twelfth Night Fundraising Gala on Saturday, January 7 at the majestic, century-old Pittsburgh Athletic Association, located on Fifth Avenue in Oakland. The gala is known for its silent auction offering a wide variety of attractive items, live music by Chatham Baroque, and tantalizing food and drink in a festive atmosphere. The evening’s festivities will be hosted by Master of Ceremonies, Anna Singer from WQED radio, and will begin at 7 PM. An intimate wine tasting hosted by Jack Brice of Grapenuts will be held from 6-7 PM in the Library of the PAA. Regular tickets are $100 ($90 for season subscribers), and premium tickets including the wine tasting and gala are $150. All tickets can be purchased by calling 412-687-1788 or by visiting chathambaroque.org.
“Chatham Baroque’s Twelfth Night Gala has become one of Pittsburgh's anticipated musical traditions and we’re thrilled to be hosting our thirteenth year of this magnificent event,” said Marc Giosi, executive Director of Chatham Baroque. “From the exquisite music to the spectacular auction items, the event truly holds something for everyone.”
Twelfth Night 2012 is co-chaired by Chatham Baroque board members Brian Harrigan and Shannon Webber. Fragasso Financial Advisors is the event underwriter and WYEP 91.3 FM and WQED 89.3 FM are the media sponsors. The Twelfth Night 2012 Host Committee is chaired by Dave and Kathy Fawcett and includes: Cynthia Berger & Larry Green; Bob & Judy Bernardini; Robyn & Sean Brady; David Crawford Bush & Tim McVay; Christine Dixon-Ernst & Lauren Ernst; Kimberly Francis; Dr. Ken & Cathy Glick; Brian Harrigan & Paul Hettler; Dr. Rachel Hess & John Koutrouba; Rebecca Himberger; John Lovelace & Joanna Schultz; Anne McCafferty & John Kenstowicz; Sam Newbury & Jan Myers Newbury; Dr. Manuel D. Reich & Ms. Debra Stahl Reich; Sharron & Larry Schaefer; Bill Semins & Hattie Fletcher; Brian Siewiorek; Ted Sohier & Gurney Bolster; and Shannon Webber.
This year’s silent auction will offer a wide variety of items that include handcrafted goods; original art; tickets to professional sporting events; a Chatham Baroque house concert; gift certificates for salons, restaurants and fitness; tickets for arts events; travel; and additional unique offerings. All funds raised at this event directly support the many artistic endeavors of Chatham Baroque, including our local concert series, programming for children, recording projects and outreach activities benefiting the Pittsburgh region.