Donor Benefits

Discover all the benefits that come with supporting the Virginia Opera.

Opera Friend
$100 – $249

  • Subscription to Virginia Opera’s behind-the-scenes e–newsletters

Opera Family
$250 – $499

Benefits of Opera Friend, plus:

  • Recognition of your gift in Virginia Opera program books
  • Four vouchers for complimentary glass of champagne, wine or non-alcoholic beverage

Opera Sustainer
$500 – $999

Benefits of Opera Family, plus:

  • Invitation to the Spring Gala event (Hampton Roads and Central Virginia)
  • Invitation to Join the Stars event (Northern Virginia)

Opera Partner
$1,000 – $1,499

Benefits of Opera Sustainer, plus:

  • Backstage tour of production of your choice (Hampton Roads)
  • Invitation to Meet the Artists events (Central and Northern Virginia)

Benefactor Society
$1,500 – $2,499

Benefits of Opera Partner, plus:

  • Admission to the VIP Donor Lounge during the first intermission of each performance (Hampton Roads and Central Virginia)
  • Admission to the VIP Donor Reception during the first intermission of each performance (Northern Virginia)

Bravo Society
$2,500 – $4,999

Benefits of Benefactor Society, plus:

  • Complimentary VIP Parking (Hampton Roads and Central Virginia)
  • Invitation to Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist Master Class Dinner (Hampton Roads)
  • Invitation to Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist Master Class Event and Join the Stars Onstage (Central Virginia)
  • Invitation to Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist Master Class Event (Northern Virginia)

Artist Patron Society
$5,000 – $9,999

Benefits of Bravo Society, plus:

  • Invitation to exclusive cocktail parties with mainstage artists
  • Invitation to attend New York City artist auditions
  • City artist auditions (Hampton Roads)

Producer’s Circle
$10,000 – $24,999

Benefits of Artist Patron Society, plus:

  • One copy of the libretto to each of the season’s operas (by request)
  • Private backstage tour for you and seven guests (Central and Northern Virginia)

Director’s Circle
$25,000+

Benefits of Producer’s Circle, plus:

  • Exclusive dinners and meetings with artistic leadership
  • Private dinner with artistic and company leadership in New York City during the week of artist auditions