The annual kickoff was hosted Oct. 20 at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens.
The Sarasota Opera's 2019-2020 season is set to begin, and with that comes its annual Curtain Raiser dinner.
The 28th annual dinner held Oct. 20 had a new venue this year. Guests gathered at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens to mingle, eat hors d'oeuvre and listen to a performance from Sarasota Opera artists. Opera supporters enjoyed a dinner that included an autumn salad, golden fingerling potatoes and apple tarts.
"Rigoletto," the first show of the season, is set for Friday, Nov. 1.