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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 Donor Lounge ($5,000 Principal Patron level and above).

We are busily working on the exciting events for the 2017-18 Season. In the mean time, check out last year's exciting events!


Behind the Red Curtain Production Tour

Watch how the whimsical sets of Rossini’s Cinderella come together to create a happy ending. You’ll see sets, costumes, and wigs up close while exploring the back stage area. Wear comfortable shoes and be ready for fun photo opportunities with your favorite props.
$1,000 Partner level and above

Celebrating the Voice Chorus Rehearsal

Surround yourself with the many voices of one of the most highly acclaimed opera choruses in the country and meet San Diego Opera’s new Chorus Master & Music Administrator, Bruce Stasyna, as they prepare for the vocal antics of Verdi’s Falstaff.
$600 Enthusiast level and above

Falstaff   Final Dress Rehearsal

Share your love for opera with over 2,000 students experiencing opera for the first time at the final dress rehearsal of Verdi’s comedic masterpiece, Falstaff ! The excitement will be contagious!
$3,000 Sustaining Patron level and above

Master Class with Marianne Cornetti

Support our young artists as they work on performance, interpretation, and technique with the world-renowned mezzo Marianne Cornetti (Dame Quickly in Falstaff).
$300 Contributor level and above

Flappers & Fashion Costume Shop Experience

Step back in time to the 1920s and let your inner flapper (or dapper) come out on this guided tour of San Diego Opera’s Costume Shop. You’ll also enjoy a sneak peek of Marta Domingo’s La traviata designs.
$1,500 Patron level and above

Onstage @ the Opera

Feast with fellow supporters, General Director David Bennett, and surprise cast members amongst the decadent art-deco sets of La traviata.
$1,500 Patron level and above