January 9, 2004
Audi of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has committed to its eighth consecutive year as San Diego Opera’s season sponsor. The 2003-2004 International Season opens on January 24, 2004, with Puccini’s Turandot and continues with four additional productions featuring magnificent music, international stars and spectacular theatre.
“Audi is proud to continue supporting San Diego Opera as it embarks on its 39th International Season,” stated Maria Nahigian, Audi’s event marketing manager. “This season promises to be the best yet, with new productions and colorful costumes. San Diego Opera offers the community programs and performances to educate and inspire.”
San Diego Opera General Director Ian Campbell added, “This generous gift is a hallmark of corporate philanthropy. Audi’s dedication to San Diego Opera is enormously valued by all who are committed to our mission. Audi’s support is instrumental in raising the international profile of San Diego as an exciting center for arts and culture.”
Audi’s visionary support includes a “Top Down, Tux On!” test drive contest, whose lucky winner will receive a one-year lease of a new A4 1.8 T Cabriolet. To enter the contest, take a test drive and complete an entry form at any one of the three San Diego County Audi Dealers: Hoehn Audi, Metro Audi, and Miramar Audi. For more information, please call (619) 232-7636 or visit www.sdopera.com/Audi .
Audi of America is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and markets performance-oriented European luxury vehicles: the A4, A4 Cabriolet, A6, A8 L, TT and the allroad quattro. For more information about additional Audi- related events and corporate news, visit www.audiusa.com.