Support San Diego Opera’s path as we celebrate tradition with main stage operas like The Marriage of Figaro and Carmen and innovation in the dētour series, which is relevant and important to varied communities in our diverse city. Your contribution also helps us delve deeper with education and community engagement programs that inspire, delight, and educate.


MEMBERS OF SAN DIEGO OPERA

Becoming a Member of San Diego Opera is a truly rewarding philanthropic experience that provides you with exclusive benefits to deepen your understanding of opera.

ALL MEMBERS RECEIVE:
- Member Wall recognition at the SD Civic Theatre for all Main Stage operas
- Exclusive discounts at the Opera Shop
- San Diego Opera Wine Club discounts and offers
- Preferred pricing for single tickets
  • Invitations to exclusive backstage tours
  • Invitation for two to the Annual Meeting with voting membership
  • Opportunity to order tickets before general public
    All preceding benefits, plus:
  • Two passes to one Coffee with the Conductor event led by Chorus Master and Conductor Bruce Stasyna delving into the music and history of our Main Stage operas
    All preceding benefits, plus:
  • Two passes to all three Coffee with the Conductor events
  • Two passes to one Celebrating the Voice immersive chorus event and be surrounded by San Diego Opera’s acclaimed chorus singers
    All preceding benefits, plus:
  • Two passes to the Backstage Magic guided tour event led by General Director David Bennett as he shares the amazing world of stage machinery, lights, props, costumes, and legendary opera stories

PATRONS CIRCLE OF SAN DIEGO OPERA

Patrons provide the central support San Diego Opera needs to deliver world class opera, and enjoy exclusive benefits and activities in recognition of their philanthropy.

ALL PATRONS RECEIVE:
- All Membership category benefits
- VIP concierge care
- Patron Wall listing at the SD Civic Theatre for all Main Stage operas
- Patron recognition in the Performance Magazine programs for all Main Stage and detour performances

    All preceding benefits, plus:
  • Invitations to all three Stars in the Salon series events. Meet the stars of the show with fellow Patrons at an exclusively catered event
  • Priority subscription upgrade consideration at the Bronze Patron Level
    All preceding benefits, plus:
  • Invitation to the annual Patron Masterclass event featuring a leading opera star and young artists
  • Complimentary parking in the Civic Plaza Underground Parking Garage for all Main Stage operas
  • Priority subscription upgrade consideration at the Silver Patron Level
All preceding benefits, plus:
  • Complimentary Valet parking for all Main Stage operas
  • Gold Patron Lounge access for refreshments before and during intermission at all Main Stage operas
  • Priority subscription upgrade consideration at the Gold Patron Level

GENERAL DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE

The General Director’s Circle is foundational in ensuring the continuation of San Diego Opera’s productions and community footprint.

All Member category and Patron Circle benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to the annual Onstage Dinner amidst the set of Carmen
  • Invitations to exclusive receptions and private salons with General Director David Bennett and creative teams
  • Invitations to join special San Diego Opera domestic and international travel opportunities
  • Personalized concierge services with access to the top seats in the house
  • General Director’s Circle recognition in the Performance Magazine programs for all Main Stage and dētour performances

*For gifts of $25,000 and more, please contact the Opera’s Development Department at (619) 232-7636 for details.