Forge a unique personal relationship with the Met to enjoy highest ticket priority and special invitations. All Major Gifts Donors enjoy the following benefits:

Special Access

  • VIP ticket service, with significantly increased ticket priority at each level
  • Exclusive dress and working rehearsals
  • Priority reservations in the Grand Tier restaurant

VIP Events

  • Invitations to private events throughout the year
  • Opportunities to meet Met artists
  • Annual Lindemann Young Artist recital

And More!

  • All benefits of the Patron Program, including Patron Lounge access, complimentary coat check, and a subscription to Opera News magazine
  • Prominent recognition in Playbill and Season Book listings

Additional Major Gift Donor benefits by tier

Benefit
$25,000

President's Circle Sponsor

$25,000

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$35,000

President's Circle Fellow

$35,000

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$50,000

Silver Circle

$50,000

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$75,000

Golden Horseshoe - $75,000 per year, or $225,000 over 3 years

$75,000

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$100,000

Council Sponsor

$100,000

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Priority service from a dedicated staff member
Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
Exclusive annual special event with an artistic guest or member of the Met’s senior management
Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level)
VIP reserved seating for the Met’s Summer Recitals in Central Park
Dedication of a performance in your honor, a Center Parterre box, and framed program pages signed by the cast
Prominent recognition in the opera house on the Grand Tier level donor plaque
Annual Golden Horseshoe Dinner with guest artists
Access to the Metropolitan Opera Club
Opportunity to purchase, once during a member’s tenure, gold cuff links, stickpin, or brooch designed by Tiffany & Co. exclusively for the members of the Golden Horseshoe
Concierge service offering highest ticket priority
Opportunities to meet Met artists at cast parties, dinners, closed rehearsals, and more
Additional benefits tailored to your interests
  • All Benefits of the Met's Patron Program
  • Exclusive dress rehearsals

Plus

  • Ticket priority for opera and dance
  • Priority service from a dedicated staff member
  • Personalized ticketing assistance and guidance
  • Invitations to exclusive events and recitals
  • Priority reservations at the Grand Tier Restaurant
  • Recognition in Met publications
Join or Renew at this level
  • All Benefits of the Met's Patron Program
  • Ticket priority for opera and dance
  • Priority service from a dedicated staff member
  • Personalized ticketing assistance and guidance
  • Invitations to exclusive events and recitals
  • Priority reservations at the Grand Tier Restaurant
  • Recognition in Met publications

Plus

  • Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
Join or Renew at this level
  • All Benefits of the Met's Patron Program
  • Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
  • Ticket priority for opera and dance
  • Priority service from a dedicated staff member
  • Personalized ticketing assistance and guidance
  • Invitations to exclusive events and recitals
  • Recognition in Met publications
  • VIP reserved seating for the Met’s Summer Recitals in Central Park

Plus

  • Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level)
  • Exclusive annual special event with an artistic guest or member of the Met’s senior management
Join or Renew at this level
  • All Benefits of the Met's Patron Program
  • Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
  • Ticket priority for opera and dance
  • Priority service from a dedicated staff member
  • Personalized ticketing assistance and guidance
  • Invitations to exclusive events and recitals
  • Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level)
  • VIP reserved seating for the Met’s Summer Recitals in Central Park
  • Prominent recognition in the opera house on the Grand Tier level donor plaque

Plus

  • Dedication of a performance in your honor, a Center Parterre box, and framed program pages signed by the cast
  • Access to Final Dress Rehearsals for new productions
  • Annual Golden Horseshoe Dinner with guest artists
  • Opportunity to purchase, once during a member’s tenure, gold cuff links, stickpin, or brooch designed by Tiffany & Co. exclusively for the members of the Golden Horseshoe
  • Access to the Metropolitan Opera Club
Join or Renew at this level
  • All Benefits of the Met's Patron Program
  • Priority service from a dedicated staff member
  • Personalized ticketing assistance and guidance
  • Invitations to exclusive events and recitals
  • Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level)
  • Access to Final Dress Rehearsals for new productions
  • Annual Golden Horseshoe Dinner with guest artists
  • Opportunity to purchase, once during a member’s tenure, gold cuff links, stickpin, or brooch designed by Tiffany & Co. exclusively for the members of the Golden Horseshoe
  • Access to the Metropolitan Opera Club
  • VIP reserved seating for the Met’s Summer Recitals in Central Park
  • Prominent recognition in the opera house on the Grand Tier level donor plaque

Plus

  • Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
  • Concierge service offering highest ticket priority
  • Dedication of a performance in your honor, a Center Parterre box, and framed program pages signed by the cast
  • Invitation to the annual Council Gala
  • Opportunities to meet Met artists at cast parties, dinners, closed rehearsals, and more
  • Additional benefits tailored to your interests
Join or Renew at this level

Consider a matching gift

Increase your contribution to the Metropolitan Opera with your company's matching gift program and you may even receive additional privileges.

Matching Gifts

Contact Us

For information, please contact:

Kathy Liu
Director of Major Gifts
The Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, NY  10023
Phone: 212-870-4570
kliu@metopera.org

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