Join a group of dynamic young music lovers, ages 21 to 45, and learn more about opera through social events and educational activities. Young Associates enjoy a host of great benefits and exclusive events:

Special Access

  • Young Associates Opera Series (with pre-performance receptions)
  • Advance ticketing for Met performances and Live in HD transmissions
  • Exclusive access to dress rehearsals

VIP Events

  • Season Preview Party
  • Young Artist recitals
  • Reserved seating for Central Park SummerStage concert

And More!

  • Met backstage tour
  • Metropolitan Opera Gold Card
  • Opera News (print or digital edition)

Additional Young Associate benefits by tier

Benefit
$600

Friend

$600

Join Now
$1,500

Good Friend

$1,500

Join Now
$2,750

Best Friend

$2,750

Join Now
Exclusive events throughout the season
Met ticket priority by level
A one year subscription to Opera News
Gold Card privileges at hotels, restaurants, retailers, and more
Recognition in the Season Book
Access to the Belmont Room members' lounge
Discounts at the Met Opera Shop and online store
Additional passes to Dress Rehearsals
Two tickets to the National Grand Finals concert
VIP Ticket Priority and Personalized Ticket Service
Patron Lounge and Belmont Room access
Complimentary coat check
MetTalks new production panel discussions
Select Patron events

  • Exclusive events throughout the season
  • Met ticket priority by level
  • Access to the Belmont Room members' lounge
  • Recognition in the Season Book
  • Gold Card privileges at hotels, restaurants, retailers, and more
  • Discounts at the Met Opera Shop and online store
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
Join or Renew at this level

  • Exclusive events throughout the season
  • Met ticket priority by level
  • Access to the Belmont Room members' lounge
  • Two tickets to the National Grand Finals concert
  • Additional passes to Dress Rehearsals
  • Recognition in the Season Book
  • Gold Card privileges at hotels, restaurants, retailers, and more
  • Discounts at the Met Opera Shop and online store
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
Join or Renew at this level
  • Met ticket priority by level
  • Access to the Belmont Room members' lounge

Plus

  • Exclusive events throughout the season
  • VIP Ticket Priority and Personalized Ticket Service
  • Patron Lounge and Belmont Room access
  • Additional passes to Dress Rehearsals
  • Recognition in the Season Book
  • Two tickets to the National Grand Finals concert
  • Select Patron events
  • Gold Card privileges at hotels, restaurants, retailers, and more
  • Discounts at the Met Opera Shop and online store
  • A one year subscription to Opera News
  • Complimentary coat check
  • MetTalks new production panel discussions
Join or Renew at this level

Please note: The estimated value of non-deductible good and services at the Friend level is $170. At the Good Friend and Best Friend levels, the estimated value of non-deductible goods and services is $315. If prefered, membership contributions may be paid via monthly or quarterly installments,

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 further assistance, please contact:

Young Associates
The Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-870-4587
Fax: 212-870-7659
ya@metopera.org 

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