Season Ticket Holder Benefits
Benefits for All Subscribers
Free payment plans are available with your season ticket order. Hold your seat with only an $8 down payment!
Save up to 35%
When you purchase a season ticket package, you save up to 35% off the single ticket price.
Visit our rehearsal facility for informative diplays, behind-the-scenes presentations, and light refreshments. Only for our season ticket holders.
Easy Ticket Exchange
Switch to another date of the same opera with no fee!
Subscribe on a Wed or Fri series and enjoy food and beverage specials with live music starting at 5:30 inside McCaw Hall.
One-time Seating Upgrade
Move into the best available seating area free of charge at the opera of your choice.
Flexible Ticket Exchange and Missed Performance Policies
Know in advance that you can't make a performance? Subscribers are able to exchange their tickets online until 24 hours in advance of their performance, without fees, to another performance of the same opera.
Missed your performance unexpectedly? We understand that things come up last minute. Free standby tickets are issued to subscribers to later performances of the same opera based on availability.
Subscriber Appreciation Events
We love our subscribers! Subscribers are invited to join us at McCaw Hall for our Subscriber Appreciation Events and experience the behind-the-scenes magic required to bring opera to life. Activities include learning more about the costuming process, hearing from new General Director Aidan Lang, observing vocal coaching sessions, and much more.
Season Highlights CD
Celebrate the new season of music! Subscribers receive a free CD featuring selections from the upcoming season. Sing along with your favorites and become familiar with a few new tunes.
Costume Preview Events
Subscribers are invited to exclusive costume preview events throughout the year to learn about the costumes for each of our 2014/15 productions. See the extraordinary detail and craftsmanship that goes into every single costume that graces the Seattle Opera main stage.
Happy Hours on Wed and Fri Series
Wednesday and Friday Series subscribers enjoy a special Happy Hour in the McCaw Hall lobby before their evening performances. Enjoy live music along with special food and drink menus (and prices!) to kick off your evening in style.
Free Appetizer or Dessert at Prelude Restaurant
Enjoy an appetizer or dessert on us! Subscribers receive a coupon for use at McCaw Hall's renowned Prelude Restaurant at any production during the season. Feast on the exceptional seasonal creations, featuring fresh, local ingredients of Executive Chef Shawn Appin.
Get to Know Aidan Lang Podcasts
Subscribers receive access to exclusive podcasts from new General Director Aidan Lang. Be among the first to learn more about his vision for the future of Seattle Opera and hear his insights into the world of opera!
One-time Seating Upgrade
See things from a new angle! Subscribers are invited to try out a different seat for free at a show of their choosing during the season. Use this opportunity to sit up-close at your favorite show!
Additional Single Ticket Discounts
Subscribers receive an additional 10% discount off single ticket prices for any show during the season. Additionally, single tickets are made available to subscribers before they are released to the public.
One-time 50% Bring-A-Friend Discount
Use this extraordinary discount to share opera with a friend! Subscribers have the opportunity to bring a friend for 50% off single ticket prices to Semele or Ariadne auf Naxos.
Learn More About Your Operas
Additional events featuring each upcoming opera, including free lectures, take place all season long around town. Subscribers are invited to attend these events and learn more about their upcoming productions.
Free Lost Ticket Replacement
If you have lost your tickets, subscribers can visit any sales window at the McCaw Hall Box Office to receive replacements free of charge.
Benefits for Preferred Subscribers
Subscribe in our specially-designated premium seating areas (which include a built-in donation) and you'll be automatically enrolled in our Preferred Subscriber Program. These seating areas are noted during the purchase path and include selected sections of the Dress Circle and Orchestra levels. Along with securing the very best seats, Preferred Subscribers receive extra perks including:
Season Tickets Overview
Concierge Desk Service
Located at the bottom of the Grand Staircase in the main lobby of McCaw Hall, our Concierge Desk for Preferred Subscribers handles ticket exchanges, additional single ticket purchases, and other ticketing concerns there on-the-spot at your performance! Preferred Subscribers can also pick up their program in advance.
Commemorative Season Poster
Celebrate the 2014/15 season with a complimentary commemorative poster! Featuring a stunning production image from one of the exciting operas on deck, this limited edition poster is an exclusive benefit for our valued Preferred Subscribers.
Enjoy a delectable bar of milk chocolate from our very own Seattle Chocolates Company. Preferred Subscribers enjoy this delicacy at your first production of the year!
Special Activity at Subscriber Appreciation Day
Preferred Subscribers receive invitations to additional special events! At our September Subscriber Appreciation Event, for example, Preferred Subscribers enjoyed a special Q&A with new General Director Aidan Lang.
On the Town Photo
Subscribers are invited to try on costume accessories and props at dress up stations before performances throughout the year! Preferred Subscribers have a complimentary photo taken by our professional photographer, downloads of which are available to you for free during the season.