Crescendo Gala May 6, 2018

Crescendo Gala

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Fairmont Empress Crystal Ballroom
721 Government Street, Victoria

Benefitting Pacific Opera Victoria
and the Victoria Symphony

An elegant and fun-filled gala
with Orchestra
hosted by internationally renowned tenor
Ben Heppner

$350 per person

Or become a High Note Lead Donor for $2,500
includes 2 gala tickets, a tax receipt
and an invitation to an exclusive High Note Reception

Featuring silent and live auctions

Black tie preferred

Order Gala Tickets



Auction Preview and Online Bidding

Preview the fabulous Auction items
and start your bidding now through our
Online Advance Bidding

If you are attending the gala, you can familiarize yourself with the wonderful items available in both the Silent and Live Auctions and make an advance bid on the Silent Auction.

If you are not attending the event, you can enter a maximum bid and still have a chance of winning the item! Simply place your standard bid and then place a maximum bid for the highest amount you are willing to pay for that item, and the system will bid on your behalf. You will be contacted post-event if you win the item.

You can also make an absentee bid on Live Auction items by emailing your absentee bid in confidence to before Friday, May 4 at 5 pm.

Online bids on Silent Auction items may be made online until May 5 at 12 noon. All bids will then be transferred to the event, including 'Maximum Bids' which will continue to be active through the event.

For questions regarding the auction items or event information, please contact Nicole Malcolm at .


A Fundraising Gala
with proceeds benefitting Pacific Opera Victoria and the Victoria Symphony

Order Gala Tickets



Preview the Auction items, or bid online

Start your bidding now

Advance bids on Silent Auction items may be made online until May 5 at noon.


Averill Creek Vineyard
Gala Wine Sponsor


Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management
High Note Reception Hosts


Gala Sponsors and Partners

Fine Floral Designs

Maximum Express, Courier, Freight, and Logistics

Fairmont Empress