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Principal Artist or Creative Team Member Sponsorship

A $50,000 sponsorship directly supports a principal artist, conductor or another creative team member. Benefits include the opportunity to meet your sponsored artist, Production Page recognition, and the additional special benefits listed below.

Consortium Underwriting


Join a Consortium

Designate your gift to a specific opera and enjoy the following underwriting benefits:

  • Program Book recognition on the Cast Page
  • Your name on the Production Banner
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Opening Night Dinner and Post-Performance Cast Party
  • Complimentary admission for two to:
    • Director and Designer Presentations
    • Master Classes
    • Benefactors & Council Dinner and Luncheon

Apprentice Sponsorship

The Opera’s Apprentice Programs give aspiring singers and technicians the opportunity to study, collaborate and perform onstage with world-class artists, directors and designers. Apprentice Program alumni include Joyce DiDonato, Jay Hunter Morris, Patricia Racette, and many more.

With a gift of $12,500, you can sponsor a specific apprentice during the summer season! 

Sponsor an Apprentice

Apprentice Sponsorship Benefits include:
  • Program Book recognition on the Apprentice Sponsorship page
  • Your name on the Apprentices Showcase Scenes Banner
  • Lunch at the Opera with your sponsored apprentice

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Apprentice Singers

Our Apprentice Program for Singers is internationally recognized as one of the finest programs of its type. On average each year approximately 40 apprentice singers are chosen from a competitive applicant pool. An apprenticeship at "America's premier summer opera festival" offers unmatched opportunities for professional experience and international exposure.

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