Opera Philadelphia

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Individual Giving



Opera Philadelphia members play a vital role in our community by helping to energize our work each season. Learn more about opportunities to support our work by exploring the membership benefits below. 

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$100 - $2,499

Play a role in sharing great opera with Philadelphia and the world. Members enjoy an enhanced connection to the Opera through behind-the-scenes events, special lectures, and advance access to ticket offers and community events.

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

Patron Program Donna Wechsler, Chair

$2,500 - $9,999

Made up of dedicated supporters that share a passion for opera, members of the Patron Program are committed to seeing the art form thrive in Philadelphia. Patrons enjoy exclusive benefits including invitations to meet-the-artists events, VIP privileges, and concierge ticketing services.

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

General Director’s Council

$10,000 - $24,999

Join an exclusive circle of patrons that enjoy insider details on artistic plans and company initiatives through conversations with General Director & President David B. Devan, Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris, and principal artists. 

Contact Rebecca Ackerman, Senior Director of Development, at 215.893.5904 or ackerman@operaphila.org for more information or to join today.

Major Giving

Opera Philadelphia’s major giving programs honor philanthropists who are committed to ensuring that the future of opera is right here in Philadelphia. Their collective generosity underwrites more than half of Opera Philadelphia’s artistic expenses each season, and they are single-handedly building a creative class and a source of civic pride that will thrive for generations.

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

Chairman’s Council


The Chairman’s Council, comprised of a passionate group of supporters giving $25,000 annually, helps to ensure a bold future for opera in our city by providing underwriting support for principal and emerging artists.

Leadership Circle


The Leadership Circle recognizes individuals who make leadership gifts of $100,000 or more annually, providing the critical support that makes legendary performances possible. Members underwrite the company’s major artistic initiatives and community programs, including new productions.