Go Deeper

Join our family of generous supporters and you will have the opportunity to go deeper, to meet the people behind the scenes and experience all that it takes to create each performance.

From backstage tours and working rehearsals to panel discussions with artists and production staff, enjoy rewarding benefits while supporting the Opera’s productions, outreach and education programs.  

Make your gift online or call (415) 565-3212 to join today.

Above: Vicky Martinez skillfully forms a wig made of real human hair into a turn-of-the-century hairstyle. With care and proper storage each wig can be used for more than 30 years.

New! Become a recurring donor with an ongoing monthly gift. Learn more.

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Friend $75+ (Student $40)
  • Season Preview—General Director David Gockley narrates the season's repertory
  • Complimentary access to Insight Panel Discussions with the season's renowned artists, conductors, directos and production staff
  • Advanced priority for single ticket purchases
  • Discounts on Opera House Backstage Tour for four
  • 10% discount at the Opera Shop
  • 10% discount on selected adult extension opera classes at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music—NEW! 
  • Behind the Curtain member newsletter
Patron $200+
All Friend benefits, plus:
Associate Patron $500+
All Patron benefits, plus:
  • Invitation to the Annual Meeting—Read highlights from David Gockley's remarks at the 2015 Annual Meeting here
Supporting Patron $750+
All Associate Patron benefits, plus:
Sustaining Patron $1,000+
All Supporting Patron benefits, plus:
Principal Patron $2,000+
All Sustaining Patron benefits, plus:
National Patron $2,000+
All Principal Patron benefits, plus:
  • National Patrons make an annual gift of $2,000 or more and live outside the Bay Area or more than two hours driving distance from San Francisco. Members enjoy exclusive ticketing service, advance intermission reservations, a personalized tour of the War Memorial Opera House and invitations to all National Patrons events. For more information please call 415-565-3260.

Medallion Society Founder $3,000+
(Goods and services valued at $60)
All Principal Patron benefits, plus:

  • Exclusive access to the Medallion Society Concierge Service
  • Complimentary ticket exchanges
  • Invitation to the Medallion Society Luncheon
  • Invitation to a third Final Dress Rehearsal
  • Complimentary reserved parking for subscription series performances—NEW at this level!
  • VIP seating at Opera at the Ballpark

Medallion Society Partner $4,000+
(Goods and services valued at $60)
All Medallion Society Founder benefits, plus:

  • Reserved parking for single ticket performances

Medallion Society Benefactor $5,000+
(Goods and services valued at $60)
All Medallion Society Partner benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to one Adler Fellows masterclass—NEW!

Medallion Society Bronze $7,500+
(Goods and services valued at $60)
All Medallion Society Benefactor benefits, plus:

Medallion Society Intermezzo $10,000+
(Goods and services valued at $155)
All Medallion Society Bronze benefits, plus:

Medallion Society Silver Circle $15,000+
(Goods and services valued at $180)
All Medallion Society Intermezzo benefits, plus:

  • VIP seating at Opera in the Park
  • Exclusive invitations to private events throughout the season

Learn more about higher giving levels, including Leadership Circle benefits.

In keeping with IRS regulations, the fair-market value of certain membership benefits and privileges may reduce the tax-deductibility of your gifts. The value of these benefits will be noted in San Francisco Opera’s acknowledgment of your gift. Annual gifts totaling less than $3,000 are fully tax-deductible.

* If you take advantage of the complimentary parking benefit for your subscription series, please note that the charitable value of your contribution should be further reduced by $15 per subscription performance.

Contact Us

(415) 565-6416
San Francisco Opera
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102