YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

Stories are the essential lifeblood of a community, and Opera Colorado’s story is inseparable from its hometown. As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of donors to help us maintain our mission of enriching our community’s quality of life through inspiring opera performances, as well as through education and cultural programs. As part of the partnership that begins with your donation, Opera Colorado aspires to enrich your opera experience and put you one step closer to the magic.

Your support helps us to:

  • PRESENT high quality artistic experiences, through world-class opera curated right here in Denver
  • SERVE more than 55,000 patrons every year
  • DEVELOP audiences by introducing children (and adults!) to their first opera experience
  • TRAIN the next generation of opera performers through our nationally recognized Artist in Residence Program

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DONOR LEVELS & BENEFITS

Opera Colorado is thrilled to announce three new giving circles! Join the Patron Circle, Artist Circle, or Producer Circle and enjoy new and enhanced donor benefits. Get closer to the art form with behind the scenes events at the Ellie or the Opera Colorado Opera Center and special interaction with Opera Colorado artists.


PATRON Circle

MEMBER
$100-$299

  • Your name listed in mainstage season program books
  • New at this level! Receive “Closer to the Art” emails before each mainstage production, where you’ll learn fun facts and get behind-the-scenes glimpses at our upcoming opera

SUPPORTER
$300-$599

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to an exclusive backstage tour of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, where you’ll have access to peek into dressing rooms, step on stage, and explore all that this historic building offers
  • New at this level! Restaurant Benefit Card for discounts and special offers at downtown restaurant partners

ASSOCIATE
$600-$1,199

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • Access to the Chambers Grant Salon Donor Recognition Lounge and complimentary champagne during intermission
  • Complimentary admission to the annual Artist in Residence Showcase and Celebration concerts
  • Complimentary invitation to the annual Sitzprobe Brunch and Rehearsal
  • New at this level! Drawing entry to win two tickets to Opera Colorado’s annual black tie gala


ARTIST Circle

LIBRETTIST
$1,200-$2,999

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • Personal staff liaison to assist you with opera tickets and special event reservations
  • Invitation to watch a private master class with a leading industry teaching artist and select Artists in Residence
  • New at this level! Invitation to Artists in Conversation events, where you can personally interact with the artists of mainstage operas
  • New at this level! Access to Front-of-the-Line service at the Ellie, where you will have an exclusive donor entrance for your Opera Colorado mainstage performances

COMPOSER
$3,000-$5,999

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • New at this level! Invitation to the spring Sitzprobe Rehearsal and Dessert Reception
  • New at this level! Invitation to special Dine with the Maestro event

CONDUCTOR
$6,000-$10,999

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • Complimentary parking for your Opera Colorado mainstage performances
  • New at this level! Two tickets to each final dress rehearsal of Opera Colorado mainstage performances


PRODUCER Circle

AMBASSADOR
$11,000-$24,999

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to a private cocktail reception with General & Artistic Director Greg Carpenter, followed by a rehearsal in the Opera Colorado Opera Center
  • New at this level! Private curated tour of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for you and your guests

BENEFACTOR
$25,000-$49,999

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to an intimate dinner with Opera Colorado General & Artistic Director Greg Carpenter and Music Director Ari Pelto
  • New at this level! Behind-the-scenes access to rehearsals at the Opera Colorado Opera Center, including VIP access to artists

VISIONARY
$50,000+

Receive all of the above listed benefits, plus:

  • New at this level! Private concert in your home or other chosen location

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For questions or additional donor
information, please contact
Associate Director of Development
Jessica Peña at 303.468.2060 or
jpena@operacolorado.org.