Patron Program


Donna Wechsler, Chair

Opera Philadelphia’s Patron Program is made up of dedicated supporters that share a passion for opera and are committed to seeing the art form thrive in Philadelphia. Patrons enjoy the company of other opera lovers at exclusive meet-the-artists events, as well as the many other VIP benefits listed below.

In addition to priority in subscription seating, additional ticket purchases, and premium seat change requests, members of the Patron Program receive:

Bronze Patron $2,000

  • 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 single tickets before the general public for access to the best seats
  • 10% discount on single-ticket purchases
  • Patron Travel Program - invitation to join the Opera on group destination opera trips
  • Season Prelude– a reception featurig a musical presentation with selections from the new season
  • Meet the Artists – Invitation to attend an intimate reception with the cast of a select opera this season
  • Recognition in the Bronze Patron section of the performance program
  • Invitation to attend Champagne Intermission Receptions in the Academy Ballroom or Tier One Lounge at the Kimmel Center
  • Two guest passes for intermission receptions
  • VIP coat check and private restrooms
  • Invitation to the Friends Vocal Recital featuring a principal artist from the current season
  • Invitation for two to the General Director’s Backstage Tour of the Academy of Music
  • 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–Invitation to attend an event in a private home with a presentation from the creative team behind a current production
  • Invitation to select working rehearsals
  • Recognition in the Silver Patron section of the performance program

Gold Patron $7,500

All of the privileges listed above, plus:

  • Increased ticket priority
  • Dinner or Brunch with the General Director before a performance
  • Recognition in the Gold Patron section of the performance program


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Monthly and quarterly payment options are available to join the Patron Program.