Young Associates

Join a group of dynamic young music lovers, ages 21 to 45, and learn more about opera through social events and educational activities. 

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 Celebration
  • 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)
Benefit $600 $1,500 $2,750
Exclusive events throughout the season Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Met ticket priority by level and periodic ticket discounts Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
A one year subscription to Opera News Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Gold Card privileges at hotels, restaurants, retailers, and more Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Recognition in the Season Book Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Access to the Belmont Room members' lounge Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Discounts at the Met Opera Shop and online store Benefit included Benefit included Benefit included
Two tickets to the National Grand Finals concert Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included
Additional passes to Dress Rehearsals Benefit not included Benefit included Benefit included
VIP Ticket Priority and Personalized Ticket Service Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included
Patron Lounge and Belmont Room access Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included
Complimentary coat check Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included
MetTalks, new production panel discussions Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included
Select Patron events Benefit not included Benefit not included Benefit included

Please note: The estimated value of non-deductible good and services at the Friend level is $200. At the Good Friend and Best Friend levels, the estimated value of non-deductible goods and services is $345. 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.

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