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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FALL 2020 DONOR BENEFITS

The 2020-21 Season looks a little different this year and we think your donor benefits should, too. Support Opera Colorado this season and enjoy the benefits we’ve designed with you in mind.

  • A Virtual Artist in Residence Showcase: A musical introduction to our new singers and pianist
  • Closer to the Art Emails: Quarterly emails that will bring your connection to opera to the next level
  • Artists in Conversation: A live stream event featuring a panel discussion facilitated by General & Artistic Director Greg Carpenter, joined by Music Director & Conductor Ari Pelto and some very special guests
  • Behind the Scenes of the Artist in Residence Program: An inside look into the Artist in Residence experience during their time at Opera Colorado
  • Restaurant Partner Benefits: Exclusive discounts and deals for Opera Colorado patrons from our restaurant partners

As part of the partnership that begins with your donation, Opera Colorado aspires to enrich your experience and put you one step closer to the magic of opera.

No tangible benefits are given in exchange for this donation. Your gift is 100% tax deductible.

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DONOR LEVELS & BENEFITS

We will return to our curated donor levels and benefits as soon as we can perform at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Our Patron, Artist, and Producer Circle levels provide more ways for you to experience Opera Colorado, from invitation-only events to special interactions with Opera Colorado artists. Click through the dropdown menus to find the membership level that works for you!

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

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! Complimentary admission 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 the Luncheon 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

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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Please contact Individual Giving and Special Events Manager Leah Bobbey at 303.468.2060 or lbobbey@operacolorado.org.