Donor Benefits

FRIENDS OF THE OPERA

Enthusiast $25

  • Receive the latest news on the Opera's community events, special programs, and ticket offers
  • Membership Card - use your Friends of the Opera membership card to receive special perks and discounts on transportation, parking, dining and more

Contributor $100

  • Friends Ticket Service - special consideration for ticketing, seating, and exchange requests
  • Private Sales - opportunity to purchase single tickets before the general public for access to the best seats
  • 10% discount on single-ticket purchases
  • Complimentary enrollment in Between the Notes, an informative lecture series designed to enrich your appreciation of each production

Supporter $300

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • Invitation to the Friends Vocal Recital featuring a principal artist
  • Mailed copy of the Annual Report

Sustainer $500

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • Recognition of your gift in the Friends section of the performance program for our season-opening production
  • Invitation for two to attend a dress rehearsal

Partner $1,000

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • Recognition of your gift in the Friends section of performance programs
  • Invitation for two to the General Director’s Backstage Tour of the Academy of Music
  • Dress rehearsal passes (four per season)

 

PATRON PROGRAM

Bronze Patron $2,000

All of the Friends of the Opera privileges listed, plus:

  • Patron VIP ticket service. Personalized concierge service with dedicated phone line for priority in ticketing, seating, and exchange requests
  • Handling fees waived on single ticket purchases and exchanges
  • Private Sales - opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public for access to the best seats
  • 10% discount on single-ticket purchases
  • Champagne Intermission Receptions in the Academy Ballroom and Tier One Lounge at the Kimmel Center
  • VIP coat check and private restrooms
  • Patron Travel Program -  join the Opera on group destination opera trips
  • Season Prelude – a reception featuring a musical presentation with selections from the new season
  • Meet the Artists – an intimate reception with the cast of a current production
  • Recognition in the Bronze Patron section of the performance program  
  • Two guest passes for intermission receptions  
  • Complimentary enrollment in Between the Notes, an informative lecture series designed to enrich your appreciation of each production
  • Dress rehearsal passes (six per season)

Silver Patron $5,000

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • Increased ticket priority
  • Director's Salon - an event in a private home featuring a presentation from the creative team behind the current production
  • Invitation to a working rehearsal
  • Recognition in the Silver Patron section of the performance program

Gold Patron $7,500

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • Increased ticket priority
  • Pre-performance dinner or brunch with General Director David Devan
  • Recognition in the Gold Patron section of the performance program

General Director's Council - Diamond Patron $10,000

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • First priority in subscription seating, box seat purchases, and premium seat change requests
  • Executive Travel Program - invitation to join the General Director and Artistic Staff in travel to hear singers and attend productions
  • Access to private receptions with the cast following each performance
  • Invitation to the Cast Party held on opening night of each production
  • Recognition in the Diamond Patron section of the performance program

General Director's Council - Platinum Patron $15,000

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • First priority in subscription seating, box seat purchases, and premium seat change requests.
  • Ten guest passes for intermission receptions
  • Recognition in the Platinum Patron section of the performance program