Gain access to the best seats in the opera house and other exclusive privileges! Until July 31, 2017, your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar, by an anonymous foundation. All Patrons enjoy the following benefits:

Special Access

  • Priority ticket service
  • Exclusive dress rehearsals
  • Patron Lounge and Belmont Room

VIP Events

  • Met Talks new production panel discussions
  • Young Artist Recitals
  • National Patron Weekend (for out-of-town Patrons)

And More!

  • Complimentary coat check
  • All Guild Membership benefits, including Opera News magazine

Additional Patron benefits by tier

Benefit
$2,750

Patron

$2,750

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$3,750

Contributing Patron

$3,750

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$5,500

Sponsor Patron

$5,500

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$6,500

Sponsor Patron

$6,500

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$7,500

Benefactor Patron

$7,500

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$8,500

Benefactor Patron

$8,500

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$10,000

Premiere Circle Sponsor

$10,000

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$12,500

Premiere Circle Sponsor

$12,500

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$15,000

Premiere Circle Benefactor

$15,000

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$20,000

Premiere Circle Benefactor

$20,000

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Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
Complimentary coat check
Complimentary Backstage Tour
Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes
Personalized Ticket Service
Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
Young Artists Concert
Presentation: A Conversation with the Artistic Administrator
Invitation to Observe a Master Class
Presentation: Meet Lindemann Young Artist Development Program Executive Director Michael Heaston
Presentation: Education Programs at the Met
Presentation: Dances of the Opera
  • VIP Ticket Priority
  • Exclusive dress rehearsals
  • Patron Lounge and Belmont Room access

Plus

  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Young Artist Recitals
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • VIP Ticket Priority
  • Exclusive dress rehearsals
  • Patron Lounge and Belmont Room access
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Young Artist Recitals
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions

Plus

  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Patron Lounge and Belmont Room access
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Young Artist Recitals
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Additional passes to Dress Rehearsals
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Additional passes to Dress Rehearsals
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Young Artist Recitals
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
  • Patron Lounge and Belmont Room access
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Additional passes to Dress Rehearsals
  • Complimentary coat check
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Young Artists Concert
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Young Artists Concert
  • Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Complimentary coat check
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Presentation: A Conversation with the Artistic Administrator
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Young Artists Concert
  • Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Presentation: A Conversation with the Artistic Administrator
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Invitation to Observe a Master Class
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Invitation to Observe a Master Class
  • Young Artists Concert
  • Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Presentation: A Conversation with the Artistic Administrator
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Presentation: Meet Lindemann Young Artist Development Program Executive Director Michael Heaston
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Presentation: Meet Lindemann Young Artist Development Program Executive Director Michael Heaston
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Invitation to Observe a Master Class
  • Young Artists Concert
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
  • Presentation: A Conversation with the Artistic Administrator
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • Presentation: Education Programs at the Met
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Online access to select radio broadcasts, MetTalks panel discussions on new productions, and more
Join or Renew at this level
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Young Artists Concert
  • MetTalks, new production panel discussions
  • Complimentary Backstage Tour
  • Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book
  • Presentation: A Conversation with the Artistic Administrator
  • Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb
  • Invitation to Observe a Master Class
  • Presentation: Meet Lindemann Young Artist Development Program Executive Director Michael Heaston
  • Presentation: Education Programs at the Met
  • Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes

Plus

  • Personalized Ticket Service
  • Presentation: Dances of the Opera
  • Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating
  • Invitations to select Working Rehearsals
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
Join or Renew at this level

Please note: Under current IRS regulations, the estimated value of membership benefits received at all levels may be considered "insubstantial" (Patron level $50, Sponsor Patron and above $100). Please consult your own tax advisor.

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Contact Us

For further assistance, please contact the Patron Office directly.

Patron Program
The Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-870-4502
E-mail: patronprogram@metopera.org 

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