Donor Benefits - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Donor Benefits

A program of benefits designed to enhance your opera experience.

As per long-standing Lyric Opera policy, ticket order priority increases with level of giving.

$35–$74 MEMBER
• Invitation for two to the Season Preview Concert*
• Advance notice of special events including concerts and programs presented by Lyric Unlimited
• One complimentary digital copy of Lyric Opera’s Annual Report
• Increased Ticket Priority for all ticket purchases 


$75–$99 NATIONAL MEMBER
• Exclusive Gift of your choice. Redeem online or in person!
• (Puzzle/Poster/Reusable Tote – redeem online for $8 fee or visit Lyric’s offices, 20 N Wacker Dr., 8th floor)
• Invitation for two to Ryan Opera Center’s Rising Stars in Concert*
• Lyric Opera membership card
• All other benefits listed above


$100–$249 PATRON
• Two complimentary passes to the designated Chapters’ Working Rehearsal
• $10 off coupon at Lyric’s OperaShop
• All other benefits listed above


$250–$499 ASSOCIATE
• Two open dress rehearsal passes per season
• Priority seating at the Opening Night Gala performance, Season Preview Concert, and Rising Stars in Concert
• All other benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $20)

 

$500–$999 SUSTAINER
NEW! Complimentary admission for two to a Lyric Opera Backstage Tour
• Listing in the Season Program
• Lyric Opera voting membership and invitation to the Annual Meeting
• Preferred seating at the Final Auditions of the Ryan Opera Center
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $90)

 

$1,000–$1,999 FRIEND
• Friends First Receptions. During first intermissions of selected perfor­mances, enjoy complimentary coffee and conversation with Lyric Opera Friends (and above) in the Malott Room.
• Four open dress rehearsal passes per season
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $110)

 

$2,000–$3,499 IMPRESARIO
NEW! Invitation to join the in-studio audience during recordings of Ryan Opera Center recitals
• Invitation for two to attend one Lyric Signature Event
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $159)

 

$3,500–$4,999 BRAVO CIRCLE
• Invitation for two to attend two Lyric Signature Events
• Bravo Circle Premium Ticket Services: No exchange fees, access to the best tickets Lyric has available, and a personal representative to handle your needs
• Listing in the Annual Report
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $208)

 

$5,000–$7,499 BENEFACTOR
• Invitation for two to attend three Lyric Signature Events
• Reserved seating for two at Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park*
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $257)

 

$7,500–$9,999 PREMIER BENEFACTOR
• Use of Lyric Opera’s recently-refurbished private dining room, The William B. and Catherine Graham Room
• Graham Room Member Premier Expedited Valet Parking located at the front door of the Opera House
• Eight complimentary valet parking vouchers per season
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $393)

 

$10,000–$24,999 SILVER GRAND BENEFACTOR
• Invitation for two to a Grand Benefactor Appreciation Dinner hosted by the General Director
• Invitation for two to a Master Class led by Renée Fleming*
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $528)

 

$25,000–$49,999 GOLDEN GRAND BENEFACTOR
• Customized benefits related to select sponsorship of Special Events and Lyric Unlimited Programs.
• Invitation for two to the Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park Cast Party
• Reserved special seating for two at each of three open dress rehearsals
• Expanded listing in the Season Program and on Lyric’s website, if desired
• All other unrelated benefits listed above (Benefits valued at $578)

 

Gifts of $50,000 and above in support of Lyric’s major events and programs receive unique and exclusive benefits. Please call 312-827-5900 to inquire.

           

*Limited Seating

 

Lyric Signature Events – a favored privilege for Lyric donors!
Donor Luncheons, receptions, Ryan Opera Center master classes. Meet artists, or join us onstage. It’s all your choice, even which date. Complete list of available events online at lyricopera.org/signatureevents or by calling 312-827-5659.