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Your Benefits

DONORS HAVE MORE FUN

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. Your passion and dedication to opera make you a vital part of our community, and we hope you enjoy your Seattle Opera experience.

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Donor Benefits

Download your own Donor Handbook for the full benefit list and all 2015/16 event dates.

2015/16 Donor Handbook

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

Friends of Seattle Opera

An array of events and activities are available to our largest group of Seattle Opera supporters. See your gift in action onstage and behind the scenes.

Pearl ($50-$99)

  • Seattle Opera gift
  • Advance single ticket purchase
  • Invitation to Wagner and More events
  • 10% discount at Amusements gift shop
  • Invitation to Annual Meeting (September 9, 2015)

Opal ($100-$249)

  • Invitation to Season Kickoff (July 11, 2015), with complimentary Hospitality Suite access
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $10

Topaz ($250-$499)

  • Two passes to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
  • Dress Rehearsal lounge access in Prelude Restaurant
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $30

Amethyst ($500-$999)

  • Choice of one Seattle Opera Select Event for a premium opera experience
  • Four passes to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
  • Name recognition in one program book
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $53

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

  • Choice of two Seattle Opera Select Events for premium opera experiences
  • Six passes to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
  • Invitation to National Patrons Weekend (August 21-23, 2015)
  • Year-round name recognition in program books
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $75

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

  • Choice of three Seattle Opera Select Events for premium opera experiences
  • Eight passes to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 Season
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $98

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

  • Invitation to all four Seattle Opera Select Events for premium opera experiences
  • Ten passes to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice in 2015/16 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 (October 26, 2015)
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $210

Crown Donor Society

Let us treat you to a luxury evening out at the opera. Enjoy special events and services that allow you to meet other opera lovers and become more involved with Seattle Opera.

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

  • Exclusive Allen Room donor lounge access for all 2015/16 mainstage subscription performances
  • Invitation to Opening Night Celebration (August 8, 2015)
  • One pass per season to the Norcliffe Room donor lounge
  • VIP ticket concierge service
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $380

Sapphire ($7,500-$9,999)

  • Invitation to Costume Shop Tour and Luncheon (September 24, 2015)
  • Exclusive Norcliffe Room donor lounge access
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $510

Diamond ($10,000-$14,999)

  • Complimentary valet parking at McCaw Hall for all Wednesday and Saturday mainstage performances
  • Invitation to Chorus Staging Rehearsal and Reception (March 30, 2016)
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $540

Platinum Circle

Feed your opera passion with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to meet and learn from our world-class artists and directors. Seattle Opera's most generous donors enjoy exclusive privileges and access to the creative forces that shape Seattle Opera.

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

  • Invitation to Director’s Salon (March 7, 2016)
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $580

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

  • Invitation to Season Preview (November 10, 2015)
  • Sponsorship recognition for a 2015/16 Seattle Opera performance or artist
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $620

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

  • Customized benefits for your ideal Seattle Opera experience
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $620

General Director’s Circle

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.

General Director’s Circle ($100,000 and more)

  • Invitation to Leadership Circle Dinner (September 12, 2015)
  • Sponsorship recognition for a 2015/16 Seattle Opera production
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $700

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