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Donor Benefits

As a Cincinnati Opera donor, you have access to a number of exclusive benefits. From behind-the-scenes access to discounted merchandise and dining, these benefits are designed to enhance your opera experience and bring you closer to the art form you love. See our full list of benefits below.


(R) reservations required   (U) upon request

All Donors

  • 2018 Cincinnati Opera window cling
  • Exclusive donor e-newsletter (new!)

Step-Up Benefit (new!)

  • All donors who increase to the next giving level are eligible to receive 2 tickets to the Back to the Zoo concert. Gifts must be made by April 16, 2018.  (U)

    Friend
    $75-$149

    Supporter
    $150 –$299

    • Delizioso card (dining discounts)
    • Opera Shop 20% discount card
    • Opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public (new!)
    • All benefits listed above

    Developer
    $300 – $749

    • Invitation to one dress rehearsal (R)
    • Invitation to one cast party (R)
    • Acknowledgment in the season program book
    • Eligibility to join the Cincinnati Opera Guild (U)
    • All benefits listed above

    Patron
    $750 – $1,499

    • Invitation to behind-the-scenes event with principal artists in the newly-renovated Music Hall (R)
    • Backstage tour of the newly-renovated Music Hall (R)
    • Opportunity to sponsor a performance of “The Essentials (U)
    • One-night admission pass to the Donor Lounge, located in the new Taft Suite (R) (new!)
    • All benefits listed above

    Leadership Giving

    Advocates Society
    $1,500 – $2,999

    • Invitation to two dress rehearsal (R)
    • Donor Lounge Access Pass
    • Invitation to two cast parties (R)
    • Opportunity to sponsor a production team member (U)
    • All benefits listed above

    Ambassadors Society
    $3,000 – $5,999

    • Major Donor parking pass
    • Invitation all cast parties (R)
    • Assistance obtaining tickets to other opera companies (U)
    • All benefits listed above

    Corbett Society
    $6,000 – $11,999

    • Invitation to three dress rehearsals (R)
    • Invitation to the annual Major Donor party (R)
    • Invitations to the Meet-the-Artists Brunch (R)
    • Autographed season poster
    • Reserved seating at Opera in the Park (R)
    • All benefits listed above

    Inner Circle
    $12,000 – $24,999

    • Opportunity to underwrite a principal artist
    • Young artist performance at a private event (U)
    • Autographed production photo
    • Opportunity to travel with Cincinnati Opera’s General and Artistic Directors
    • All benefits listed above

    Director’s Circle
    $25,000 and above

    • Invitation to Director’s Circle dinner (R)
    • Invitation to Artistic Director’s Luncheon (R)
    • Invitation to Opera Fusion: New Works workshop (R)
    • Access to all season dress rehearsals (U)
    • Premium seating at Cincinnati Opera fundraising events
    • Director’s Circle assistance hotline
    • All benefits listed above

    Donor categories based on cumulative annual giving. Benefits are non-transferable. Passes, invitations, and coupons will be mailed to you in early June, prior to the first opera of the season. For questions regarding donor benefits, please contact Teddy Gumbleton at (513) 768-5520 or tgumbleton@cincinnatiopera.org.

     

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