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 (increases at each level)
  • Exclusive dress and working rehearsals
  • Priority reservations in the Grand Tier restaurant

VIP Events

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

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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Dedicated staff member
Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
Exclusive luncheon hosted by a Met singer or conductor
Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level)
Dedication of a performance in your honor and a Center Parterre box
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dedicated staff member
  • Personalized ticketing assistance and guidance
  • Invitations to exclusive events and recitals
  • Recognition in Met publications

Plus

  • Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level)
  • Exclusive luncheon hosted by a Met singer or conductor
Join or Renew at this level
  • All Benefits of the Met's Patron Program
  • Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
  • Ticket priority for opera and dance
  • 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)

Plus

  • Dedication of a performance in your honor and a Center Parterre box
  • 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
  • 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

Plus

  • Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
  • Concierge service offering highest ticket priority
  • Dedication of a performance in your honor and a Center Parterre box
  • 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:

Marita Altman
Director of Major Gifts

The Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, NY  10023
Phone: 212-870-7685

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