A Company Celebration at Pops

December 14, 2021
Newly reintroduced this year as the BSO’s signature corporate Holiday Pops gala, A Company Celebration at Pops celebrates the extraordinary partnership between the corporate community and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

The evening offers leaders from every industry the opportunity to entertain valued clients, employees, and friends in the company of Greater Boston’s top-level corporations, capped off with a special Holiday Pops performance by Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops.


Date:  Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Place: Symphony Hall*
Time:  6:00pm: Pre-Concert Gala Reception
           8:00pm: Holiday Pops Concert
Attire: Business/Cocktail with Festive Facemasks

*The safety and well-being of our musicians, staff, and audiences is our top priority. Please note that all elements of this year’s gala are subject to relocation, postponement, or cancellation in accordance with evolving health and safety guidelines, as well as current BSO protocols for entry into the facility. Please visit www.bso.org/safety for more information on current protocols.


2021 Company Celebration Sponsorship Form (PDF)

Lead Sponsorships

Lead Sponsorships provide signature support to BSO and Boston Pops programs, including education and community engagement initiatives throughout the year. Lead Sponsors receive premium seating and full gala access for all guests, along with enhanced recognition.

Winter Waltz                 $50,000

Candlelight Concerto     $35,000

Snow Globe Sonata       $25,000

Flannel Fugue                $15,000

Event Packages

Event Packages provide key support to BSO and Boston Pops programs throughout the year. Event Packages include full gala access for all guests, with seating location and number of tickets determined by package tier.


Platinum                      $10,000 Full | $7,000 Half

Gold                             $8,500 Full   | $6,500 Half

Silver                            $7,000 Full   | $5,500 Half

Youth Sponsorships

Corporations and individuals may sponsor an individual or group of students selected by the BSO to attend A Company Celebration at Pops, continuing a tradition that is both transformative and fun for the evening’s youngest attendees. Youth Sponsorships may be purchased separately or as an add-on to any Lead Sponsorship or Event Package.

Group of 40 Students    $10,000

Group of 20 Students    $5,000

Group of 4 Students      $1,000

Individual Student        $250/each 


Thank you for your interest in joining us for A Company Celebration at Pops! Please fill out the online pledge form or download and return your sponsorship commitment.

The BSO is sincerely grateful to last year’s sponsors for their extraordinary generosity and leadership.


North Pole Lead Sponsor

WuXi Logo


Snow Angel Lead Sponsors

Emerson Ecologics logo   Vertex logo


Community Carolers Lead Sponsors

Eisai logo EMD Serono logo


Gingerbread House Lead Sponsors
Bank of America
Farley White Interests
Gurnet Point Capital
Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation
Putnam Investments
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Waters Corporation


Candy Cane Lead Sponsors
Dick and Ann Marie Connolly
Steve and Betty Gannon
Gerald R. Jordan Foundation
Goodwin Procter LLP
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP
Barbara and Amos Hostetter
J.P. Marvel Wealth Management
The Kraft Group
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Sean McGrath, Stonegate Group
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Needham Bank
The New England Foundation
People’s United Bank
Andy and Suzanne Plump
Wave Life Sciences

With Additional Support From:

Balsam Sponsors
5AM Venture Management, LLC
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Arbella Insurance Foundation
Berkshire Bank
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Connell Limited Partnership
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Eversource Energy
Fairmont Copley Plaza
Goldman Sachs & Co.
John Hancock
Liberty Mutual
Locke Lord LLP
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Gabrielle and Don McCree
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and ML Strategies
Ray and Maria Stata
The TJX Companies, Inc.
Anne Wojcicki Foundation


Pine Sponsors
Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Alex. Brown, a Division of Raymond James
Amuleto Mexican Table
Caroline A. Browne and Danielle C. Browne
John and Diddy Cullinane
Foresite Capital Management, LLC
Holland & Knight LLP
Jack Klinck, Hyperplane Venture Capital
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Navigator Management
PureTech Health
Riemer & Braunstein LLP
Cynthia and Bill Sibold
H. Brian and Mary Ann Thompson


Birch Sponsors
Covalent Partners LLC
John and Valerie Gannon
Ann Philbin
WCVB Channel 5 Boston

For additional information, please contact:
Nina Jung Gasparrini
Director of Donor and Volunteer Engagement

617-638-9423 | ngasparrini@bso.org

Katie Gassert
Assistant Director of Development Events

617-638-9392 | kgassert@bso.org