Live Auction Items

1. Aisslinn Nosky House Concert

InvitAisslinn Noskye virtuosic violinist and Handel and Haydn Society Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky into your home for an unforgettable evening of music. With a reputation as one of the most dynamic and versatile violinists of her generation, you and your guests will enjoy an evening of musical excellence that promises to enchant and thrill all. Date to be arranged with Ms. Nosky.

Value: $5,000
Compliments of Aisslinn Nosky




2. Dinner with Doris Kearns Goodwin

Revered as “America’s historian-in-chief,” Doris has a tremendous Doris Kearns Goodwinimpact on how we view our historical political figures and today’s political leadership and culture. Enjoy dinner for eight people with Doris as your guest at 80 Thoreau in Concord. This historic locale is the perfect backdrop for discussing all the influential figures she has illuminated throughout her career: Abraham Lincoln, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Kennedys to name a few. Doris is not only steeped in history, she is an avid baseball fan as she reveals in her touching memoir, Wait Till Next Year, which describes her love of family and baseball. Date to be arranged with Ms. Goodwin and must be after January 1, 2016.

Value: $8,750
Compliments of Doris Kearns Goodwin and 80 Thoreau

3. Ultimate Sports Package

Are you Boston’s ULTIMATE sports fan? Catch all the action of Ultimate Sports Packageyour favorite teams with four tickets to one game each of the Bruins, Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox in 2015. Cheer on your teams from the comfort of a private suite at Fenway Park and Gillette Stadium and from the Heineken Boardroom at the TD Garden, complete with food and beverage. Regular season play only. Dates to be arranged with Mr. and Mrs. Achtmeyer.

Value: $9,200
Compliments of Alli and Bill Achtmeyer

4. Beethoven House Concert

Fill your home with chamber music by H+H’s leading musicians. Assistant Concertmaster Susanna Ogata Beethoven Projectand fortepianist Ian Watson draw on their rich talent and storied experience to perform a set of Ludwig van Beethoven’s transcendent and revolutionary sonatas for fortepiano and violin, rarely heard on these instruments for which they were composed. This riveting performance will be the perfect highlight of any dinner party or special event. Date to be arranged with Ms. Ogata and Mr. Watson.

Value: $3,200
Compliments of Susanna Ogata and Ian Watson


5. Dinner with David Gergen

Perfect for politicos! David Gergen will be your guest for a dinner at Menton in Boston. David GergenOne of the most respected political commentators of the 21st century, David is a senior political analyst for CNN and has served as adviser to four US presidents. He is a public service professor of public leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and the director of its Center for Public Leadership. Dinner will include a six-course meal and wine pairings for 12 people. The winner will also receive an overnight stay at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston with complimentary breakfast. Extra cocktails or drinks will be billed separately. Date to be arranged with Mr. Gergen.

Value: $9,820
Compliments of David Gergen, Alli and Bill Achtmeyer, and the Mandarin Oriental, Boston