Major Gift Donors

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
Benefit $25,000 $35,000 $50,000 $75,000

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

$75,000

Join Now to become a Golden Horseshoe - $75,000 per year, or $225,000 over 3 years level donor.
$100,000
Priority service from a dedicated staff member Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Additional Dress rehearsal tickets Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Exclusive annual special event with an artistic guest or member of the Met’s senior management Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit not included Benefit not included
Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level) Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
VIP reserved seating for the Met’s Summer Recitals in Central Park Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Dedication of a performance in your honor, a Center Parterre box, and framed program pages signed by the cast Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included
Prominent recognition in the opera house on the Grand Tier level donor plaque Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included
Annual Golden Horseshoe Dinner with guest artists Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included
Access to the Metropolitan Opera Club Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included
Concierge service offering highest ticket priority Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included
Opportunities to meet Met artists at cast parties, dinners, closed rehearsals, and more Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included
Additional benefits tailored to your interests Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included

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.

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