Opera Philadelphia

Your Benefits

Your Membership Benefits

As a member of the Opera Philadelphia family of donors, you are entitled to a collection of benefits and rewards that will provide you with a premium operatic experience. From behind-the-scenes access to personalized ticketing services, these benefits are designed to deepen your connection with the Opera throughout the year.

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Membership

Members are active partners in bringing great opera to Philadelphia and enjoy an enhanced connection to the art form through behind-the-scenes events.

Contact Guest Services at 215.732.8400 or membership@operaphila.org for more information or to join today.

$100

Contributor
($8 per month)

  • Receive priority consideration for ticketing, seating, and exchange requests
  • Access Private Sales for the opportunity to purchase single tickets in advance of the general public
  • Save up to 10% on single ticket purchases (excludes fundraising events)
  • Be among the first to learn about the Opera’s community events, artistic initiatives, and special ticket offers
  • Hear from Opera leadership about company plans at the Annual Meeting
  • Delve into productions at Between the Notes, an event series featuring scholarly guest speakers
  • Receive Behind the Curtains, a member newsletter with special profiles, information about the artistic process, and community program highlights (mailed 3 times/year)
$250

Supporter
($21 per month)

All of the privileges above, plus:

  • Invitation to the annual Emerging Artist Recital and Member Appreciation Reception
$500

Sustainer
($42 per month)

All of the privileges above, plus:

  • Invitation to attend one final dress rehearsal in the Academy of Music or Kimmel Center (use for yourself or give to a friend)
  • Recognition as a Sustainer in the Membership section of one annual donor listing
$1,000

Partner
($83 per month)

All of the privileges above, plus:

  • Enjoy waitlist privileges for sold-out performances
  • Invitation to attend two final dress rehearsals in the Academy of Music or Kimmel Center (use for yourself or give to a friend)
  • Recognition as a Partner in the Membership section of donor listings

Patron Program

The Patron Program is a vital force behind Opera Philadelphia's world-caliber artistic and community programming. Patrons enjoy the ultimate VIP experience and invitations to exclusive social events throughout the season.

Contact VIP Services at 215.893.5908 or development@operaphila.org for more information or to join today.

Wells Fargo Private Bank is the Official Sponsor of Opera Philadelphia's Patron Program.

$2,500

Bronze Patron

All of the Membership privileges above, plus:

  • Invitation to Champagne Receptions in the Academy of Music, plus two Reception guest passes per season
  • Invitation to attend all final dress rehearsals in the Academy of Music or Kimmel Center (use for yourself or give to a friend)
  • Access to VIP Services—concierge service with a dedicated phone line for priority ticketing, seating, and exchange requests
  • Waived handling fees on single ticket purchases and exchanges
  • Access to VIP coat check at available performances
  • Patron Travel Program—the opportunity to participate in group destination opera trips
  • Recognition in Patron section of donor listings
$3,500

Bronze+ Patron

All of the Bronze Patron privileges above, plus:

  • Invitation to an event with Opera Philadelphia artists
$5,000

Silver Patron

All of the Bronze Patron privileges above, plus:

  • Invitation to one additional event (two total) with Opera Philadelphia artists
  • Recognition in the Silver Patron section of donor listings
$7,500

Gold Patron

All of the Silver Patron privileges listed above, plus:

  • Invitation to one additional event (three total) with Opera Philadelphia artists
  • Recognition in the Gold Patron section of donor listings

General Director’s Council

General Director's Council members play a play a pivotal role in the future of Opera Philadelphia through their annual contributions and enjoy exclusive access to principal artists.

Contact Rebecca Ackerman, Director of Individual Giving and Advancement Services, at 215.893.5904 or ackerman@operaphila.org for more information.

$10,000

Diamond Patron

All of the Gold Patron privileges above, plus:

  • Invitation to the most exclusive and behind-the-scenes events with artists throughout the season
  • Attend post-performances meet-and-greets with the cast in the Ormandy Room at all Academy of Music performances
  • Recognition in the Diamond Patron section of donor listings
$15,000

Platinum Patron

All of the Diamond Patron privileges above, plus:

  • Opportunity to underwrite an Emerging Artist, community initiative, or event
  • Recognition in the Platinum Patron section of donor listings

Chairman’s Council & Leadership Circle

Members of the Chairman's Council and Leadership Circle underwrite the stars and productions that make Opera Philadelphia so special. Members enjoy unprecedented access to the artistic process and company operations, as well as the most exclusive VIP benefits when attending performances.

Contact Eva Toia, Director of Major Gifts, at 215.893.5906 or email etoia@operaphila.org for more information.

$25,000+

Members of the Chairman’s Council Leadership Circle receive the most exclusive VIP benefits including all of the privileges above, plus:

  • Invitation to the Annual Chairman’s Opening Night Dinner
  • Exclusive dinners and events throughout the season with celebrity artists, hosted in private homes
  • Brunch or Dinner with the General Director and/or Opera leadership before underwritten performances
  • Invitations to exclusive workshops and closed rehearsals
  • Prominent recognition in performance programs and company communications
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