Become a Patron

Gain access to the best seats in the opera house and other exclusive privileges! 

Patrons enjoy the following benefits:

Special Access

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

 

The Metropolitan Opera's Patron Program is sponsored by Monteverdi Tuscany.

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 $3,750 $5,500 $6,500 $7,500 $8,500 $10,000 $12,500 $15,000 $20,000
Advance access to single tickets and preferred seating Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Complimentary coat check Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Complimentary Backstage Tour Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Two Patron Lounge Guest Passes Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Personalized Ticket Service Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Invitations to select Working Rehearsals Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Recognition in Playbill and the Season Book Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Season Preview with General Manager Peter Gelb Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Young Artists Concert Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Presentation: A Conversation with the Artistic Administrator Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Invitation to Observe a Master Class Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Presentation: Meet Lindemann Young Artist Development Program Executive Director Michael Heaston Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Presentation: Education Programs at the Met Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included
Presentation: Dances of the Opera Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included

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.

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 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