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Your Benefits

As part of our Seattle Opera family, we welcome you to a season filled with exciting events and special perks. Your passion and dedication to opera make you a vital part of our community, and we hope you enjoy the benefits that come with your subscription and/or donation to Seattle Opera.

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Read on to learn about donor benefits and the many ways to enhance your opera experience.

 

Donors Have More Fun

Meet artists. Go behind the scenes. Come closer to the opera you love as a donor. It’s our way of saying thanks for your generosity.

Download your own Donor Handbook for the full benefit list and all 2015/16 event dates.


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For questions about your benefits or other inquiries, please contact Donor Services at 206.389.7669 or donor.services@seattleopera.org.

Friends of Seattle Opera

An array of events and activities are available to our largest group of Seattle Opera supporters. See your gift in action onstage and behind the scenes.

Pearl ($50-99)

 Seattle Opera gift
 Advance single ticket purchase
 Invitation to Wagner and More Events
 10% discount at Amusements gift shop
 Invitation to Annual Meeting (September 9, 2015)

Opal ($100-249)

 Invitation to Season Kickoff (July 11, 2015), with complimentary Hospitality Suite access
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Topaz ($250-499)

 Two total tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
 Dress Rehearsal lounge access in Prelude Restaurant
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Amethyst ($500-999)

 Choice of one Seattle Opera Select Event for a premium opera experience
 Four total tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
 Name recognition in one program book
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Garnet ($1,000-1,499)

 Choice of two Seattle Opera Select Events for premium opera experiences
 Six total tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
 Invitation to National Patrons Weekend (August 21-23, 2015)
 Year-round name recognition in program books
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Jade ($1,500-2,999)

 Choice of three Seattle Opera Select Events for premium opera experiences
 Eight tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Ruby ($3,000-4,999)

 Invitation to all four Seattle Opera Select Events for premium opera experiences
 Ten tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
 Invitation to Spotlight Dinners prior to Thursday dress rehearsals
 Invitation for two to the Allen Room donor lounge for one performance of your choice
 Invitation to Artist Insight Dinner (October 26, 2015)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Crown Donor Society

Let us treat you to a luxury evening out at the opera. Enjoy special events and services that allow you to meet other opera lovers and become more involved with Seattle Opera.

Emerald ($5,000-7,499)

 Exclusive Allen Room donor lounge access for all 2015/16 mainstage subscription performances
 Invitation to Opening Night Celebration (August 8, 2015)
 One pass per season to the Norcliffe Room donor lounge
 VIP ticket concierge service
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Sapphire ($7,500-9,999)

 Invitation to Costume Shop Tour and Luncheon (September 24, 2015)
 Exclusive Norcliffe Room donor lounge access
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Diamond ($10,000-14,999)

 Complimentary valet parking at McCaw Hall for all Wednesday and Saturday mainstage performances
 Invitation to Chorus Staging Rehearsal and Reception (March 30, 2016)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Platinum Circle

Feed your opera passion with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to meet and learn from our world-class artists and directors. Seattle Opera's most generous donors enjoy exclusive privileges and access to the creative forces that shape Seattle Opera.

Bronze ($15,000-24,999)

 Invitation to Director’s Salon (March 7, 2016)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Silver ($25,000-49,999)

 Invitation to Season Preview (November 10, 2015)
 Sponsorship recognition for a 2015/16 Seattle Opera performance or artist
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Gold ($50,000-99,999)

 Customized benefits for your ideal Seattle Opera experience
 All benefits listed at lower levels

General Director’s Circle

Customize your benefits to create your ideal Seattle Opera experience. Enjoy intimate lunches with artists, private backstage tours, and much more. Please contact Director of Development Lisa Bury at lisa.bury@seattleopera.org or 206.676.5530.

General Director’s Circle ($100,000 and more)

 Invitation to Leadership Circle Dinner (September 12, 2015)
 Sponsorship recognition for a 2015/16 Seattle Opera production
 All benefits listed at lower levels

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