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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 2014/15 event dates.


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For questions, please contact Donor Services at 206.389.7669 or donor.services@seattleopera.org.

Friends of Seattle Opera

$75- $4,999

See your gift in action at Dress Rehearsals, Meet the Artists, Scenic Studio tours, and so much more.

New this season! At Spotlight Dinners and Dress Rehearsals, Ruby donors ($3,000 and more) are invited to dinner and an exclusive preview talk prior to each Thursday Dress Rehearsal.

Pearl ($75-$199)

 Advance single ticket purchase
 Invitation to Wagner and More Events
 10% discount at Amusements gift shop
 Invitation to Annual Meeting (July 15, 2014)

Opal ($200-$399)

 Invitation to Season Kickoff Weekend (September 2014)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Topaz ($400-$599)

 Two total tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2014/15 season
 Name recognition in one program book
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Amethyst ($600-$999)

 Invitation to Piano Technical Rehearsal (April 26, 2015)
 Invitation to Opera in the Making—Offstage (May 16, 2015)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Garnet ($1,000-$1,499)

 Invitation to Artist Recital and Reception (January 19, 2015)
 Name recognition in all season program books
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Jade ($1,500-$2,999)

 Four tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2014/15 season
 Invitation to Scene Shop Tour (November 15, 2014)
 Invitation to Meet the Artists (October 26, 2014)
 Invitation to Panel Discussion and Reception (February 7, 2015)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Ruby ($3,000-$4,999)

 Eight tickets to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2014/15 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 (May 11, 2015)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Crown Donor Society

$5,000-$14,999

Relax and have a glass of wine in your own private donor lounge before and during performances. Enjoy gourmet pre-performance dining in our Norcliffe Room and complimentary McCaw Hall valet.

Let us treat you to a luxury evening out at the opera.

Emerald ($5,000-$7,499)

 Exclusive Allen Room donor lounge access for all 2014/15 mainstage subscription performances
 Invitation to Opening Night Celebration (October 18, 2014)
 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 (October 3, 2014)
 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 (February 10, 2015)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Platinum Circle

$15,000-$99,999

Feed your opera passion with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to meet and learn from our world-class artists and directors.

Platinum Circle donors enjoy unparalleled access to the creative forces that shape Seattle Opera.

Bronze ($15,000-$24,999)

 Invitation to Director’s Salon (May 5, 2015)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Silver ($25,000-$49,999)

 Invitation to Entre Nous (April 8, 2015)
 Sponsor a Seattle Opera performance
 All benefits listed at lower levels

Gold ($50,000-$99,999)

 Invitation to Director’s Choice Luncheon (March 5, 2015)
 All benefits listed at lower levels

General Director’s Circle

$100,000 and more

Sponsor an entire Seattle Opera production, and receive unique behind-the-scenes access to the art that you love!

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.

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