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Enriching the Traditional – Exploring the Innovative – Envisioning the Next 75 Years

Our mission is to enrich the lives of all people by producing opera of the highest artistic quality and providing education opportunities through traditional and innovative approaches.


Our vision is to connect all people through the joy of opera.


Help keep opera singing in New Orleans for our 75th Anniversary and beyond. You can make a gift to the Annual Fund or the 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Campaign at any level, any time.


Click here to make your gift,

add your tax-deductible contribution to your ticket order online, or

call the Development Office at 504-267-9532 to pledge your support to New Orleans Opera!


New Orleans Opera is a 501(c)(3) organization; contributions are tax-deductible as permitted by law. Consult your tax advisor about the implications of your charitable giving. Federal tax ID: 72-0272897.


New Orleans Opera Donor Benefits for the 75th Anniversary/2017-2018 Season

Benefits are available for the subscription season.

Each donor designation includes the benefits of lower levels.


$20,000 +

Underwriting privileges for the program or production of your choice


Highest priority for all special events

Gold/Maestro Circle

$10,000 +

Complimentary admission for two to the Opera Club Holiday Party


Intimate receptions with artists and exclusive rehearsal access

Diamond Jubilee Mastersigner

$7,500 +

All the benefits below plus a generous donation to the 75th Anniversary Campaign

Contact the Development Office at (504) 267-9532 for more information about these exclusive patron levels.

Sustaining Mastersigner – $6,000 +

  • Preferred box office privileges with ticket exchanges between productions
  • Special access to a principal artist rehearsal, by invitation
  • Pre-performance access to Grand Suites lounge

Mastersigner – $4,000 +

  • Free parking at opera performances in the Mastersigners preferred parking area
  • Meet and greet our opera stars at exclusive private donor receptions
  • Free admission to VIP champagne intermission receptions at performances
  • Complimentary invitation to the exclusive Director’s Dinner at the Windsor Court Hotel
  • Free access to musical rehearsals with orchestra, chorus, and principal artists (Sitzprobe)
  • Free admission to Student Preview Performances (final dress rehearsals)

Benefactor – $2,000 +

  • Invitation to one meet-and-greet reception with the stars
  • Two free passes to an on-stage technical rehearsal
  • Two free tickets to an Opera Roundtable Orientation at the Guild Home

Patron – $1,000 +

  • Access to premium box seat subscriptions
  • Go backstage before an opera with a free backstage tour
  • Free admission to one VIP intermission reception
  • Invitation to special open chorus rehearsal with introduction by Opera Staff

Diamond Jubilee Member – $750 +

  • Voting rights plus a $250 donation to our 75th Anniversary Campaign

Member – $500 +

  • Reserved seating for “Nuts and Bolts” pre-performance lectures
  • Voting rights at the NOOA Annual Meeting 

Supporter – $250 +

  • 15% discount at the Opera Boutique

Friend – $150 +

  • Your donation is listed in program materials

$75 for the 75th!

  • Your donation is listed in program materials