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
Priority service from a dedicated staff member
Additional Dress rehearsal tickets
Exclusive annual special event with an artistic guest or member of the Met’s senior management
Dinner for 8 at the Grand Tier (details vary at each level)
VIP reserved seating for the Met’s Summer Recitals in Central Park
Dedication of a performance in your honor, a Center Parterre box, and framed program pages signed by the cast
Prominent recognition in the opera house on the Grand Tier level donor plaque
Annual Golden Horseshoe Dinner with guest artists
Access to the Metropolitan Opera Club
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

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