Donor BenefitsAll donors are acknowledged in the Opera Playbill

  • DIAMOND CIRCLE (charitable gifts from $25,000)
    • All the member benefits of Silver, Gold and Platinum members and:
    • Be a full Presenting Sponsor of an Opera production or an Education program like the Opera Academy with sponsorship recognition as directed by you or your family.
    • Attend a private dinner or cocktail reception with cast members.
  • PLATINUM CIRCLE (charitable gifts from $10,000)
    • All the member benefits of the Silver and Gold Circles and:
    • You will receive two (2) complimentary season subscriptions.
    • Be designated as a Presenting Sponsor and program, or
    • Become a Star Sponor of a Resident Company member, like our “Three Tenors”, or a guest artist like Karen Slack, starring as Aida.
    • Receive an autographed commemorative poster for your dedicated performance.
  • GOLD CIRCLE (charitable gifts from $5,000)
    • All the member benefits of the Silver Circle and:
    • We will dedicate a Grand Opera performance to you.
    • Receive an autographed commemorative program for your dedicated performance.
    • Receive two (2) complimentary opera tickets, for the Opera performance of your choice, in addition to your subscription each year.
  • SILVER CIRCLE (charitable gifts from $2,500)
    • All the benefits of Encore! Society members, and:
    • Enjoy the Vbar during intermissions of Grand Opera performances.
    • Receive the highest priority for seat selection for all opera performances.
    • Personalized customer service from the Opera office.
    • Enjoy a complimentary subscription to the new Virtual Opera House.
  • PICCOLO CIRCLE (introductory charitable gifts of $1,000)
    • Receive priority seat selection for all Opera Carolina events
    • Enjoy the Vbar during intermissions
    • Receive an invitation to Bella Notte, Charlotte’s premier black-tie gala
    • Experience The Salon, for one performance
    • Invitations to all Piccolo Verdi events for children
    • Invitations to Pre-Curtain Dinners with the Maestro

The IRS requires the value of tickets provided as a benefit of membership be deducted from your total contribution.