Surround yourself with the voices of the San Diego Opera chorus. Immerse yourself in the sets and costumes of a season production. Experience the magic of the creative process at a rehearsal.

Your passion and support for San Diego Opera make opera possible on the stage and throughout the community. As a donor, you’ll actually see how opera productions come together at special member events. And, you’ll have more fun learning about the artists and art form you love.

JOIN US today for the full range of donor benefits, including VIP ticket services and the Gold Patron Lounge.

For membership information, please contact the Development Department at (619)232-7636 or email to

Bruce's Box Lunch

Join Bruce Stasyna, San Diego Opera's Chorus Master, as he examines various aspects of our Main Stage operas, including history, influences, important performances, and musical themes. Always a favorite of the San Diego community, Bruce keeps these discussions lively and fresh while you enjoy lunch and a beverage!

  • $100 Contributor level and above

Celebrating the Voice Chorus Rehearsal

Meet San Diego Opera’s Chorus Master Bruce Stasyna and surround yourself with the many voices of one of the most highly acclaimed opera choruses in the country as they prepare for a main stage production.

  • $600 Sustainer level and above

Backstage Experience

Join your host, SD Opera’s General Director David Bennett, for a champagne reception. Then on to an exclusive backstage tour with David Bennett and Production Director Joan Foster to become intimately acquainted with one of our Main Stage opera’s magic behind the scenes!

  • $1,000 Benefactor level and above

Stars in the Salon

Enjoy a special afternoon and a unique opportunity to meet your favorite opera stars in an exclusive and intimate setting as David Bennett leads a panel discussion, including champagne and light hors d'oeuvres.

  • $1,000 Benefactor level and above

Vocal Master Class

Join a vocal master class taught by a SD Opera professional or visiting artist! Truly a unique experience to see how vocalists achieve the exceptional ability to perform at the high levels demanded by the opera repertoire.

  • $3,500 Silver Patron level and above

Onstage Dinner

Fine dining with fellow opera lovers amid the set of a Main Stage opera production at the Civic Theatre. There is no better way to spend an evening than on the very stage where the magic happens!

  • $10,000 General Director's Circle and above