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.

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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Your donation is the start of a partnership with Opera Colorado—and it’s our pleasure to offer ways to enhance your opera experience. You could enjoy special VIP access at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House or the Opera Colorado Center; meet like-minded opera lovers; or get closer to the art form with behind-the-scenes events and special interactions with guest artists.

Friend ($100-$249)

  • Your name listed in the season’s mainstage program books

Chorister ($250-$499)

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to unique donor events throughout the season, including an exclusive backstage tour of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Red Dot ($500-$999)

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Access to the Chambers Grant Salon Donor Recognition Lounge and complimentary champagne during intermission
  • Complimentary admission to the annual Artists in Residence Showcase and Celebration concerts
  • Complimentary invitation to the annual Sitzprobe Brunch and Rehearsal
  • Discount card for area restaurants

Comprimario Circle ($1,000-$2,499)

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Personalized assistance with your opera tickets and Opening Night Dinner reservation. For assistance, please contact Jessica Peña at 303.468.2060 or
  • Invitation to watch a private masterclass with Maestro Ari Pelto and select Artists in Residence

Diva Circle ($2,500-$4,999)

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to Artists in Conversation events, during which donors can personally interact with the artists of each mainstage opera

Maestro Circle ($5,000-$9,999)

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Complimentary parking vouchers for Opera Colorado mainstage performances
  • Invitation to special Meet the Maestro event

Director Circle ($10,000-$19,999)

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to a private cocktail reception with the General & Artistic Director, followed by a rehearsal at the Opera Colorado Opera Center

President Circle ($20,000+)

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to a special dining event with Opera Colorado’s General & Artistic Director and Music Director
  • Other special invitations throughout the season


For questions or additional donor information, please contact Director of Development Erin Wenzel at 303.468.2040 or