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Seattle Opera.

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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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)

  • Invitation to Annual Meeting (September 6, 2016)
  • Seattle Opera gift
  • Invitation to Wagner and More events
  • Advance single ticket purchase
  • 10% discount at Amusements gift shop

Opal ($100-$249)

  • Invitation to Season Kickoff (July 23, 2016), 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 per season to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice 
  • Dress Rehearsal lounge access in Prelude Restaurant
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $30

nN.B. The dress rehearsal lounge will be closed for La traviata as this opera runs without intermission.

Amethyst ($500-$999)

  • Choice of one Seattle Opera Select Event per season for a premium opera experience
  • Four passes per season to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice
  • Name recognition in one program book
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $30

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

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

  • Choice of three Seattle Opera Select Events per season for premium opera experiences
  • Eight passes per season to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice 
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $30

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

  • Invitation to all four Seattle Opera Select Events per season for premium opera experiences
  • Ten passes per season to dress rehearsal(s) of your choice
  • 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 25, 2016)
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $160

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 mainstage subscription performances
  • 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 = $310

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

  • Invitation to Costume Shop Tour and Luncheon (April 6, 2017)
  • 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
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $510

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)

  • Customized benefits for your ideal Seattle Opera experience
  • Invitation to Season Preview reception (November 2016)
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $550

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

  • Customized benefits for your ideal Seattle Opera experience
  • Sponsorship recognition for a Seattle Opera performance or artist
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $550

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 = $550

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 
  • Sponsorship recognition for a Seattle Opera production
  • All benefits listed at lower levels
  • Fair Market Value (non-deductible portion) of benefits = $650

 

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