As the inaugural Opera Festival of Chicago prepares to open this summer, we’re still casting some of the most important roles.

Will you join us?

By becoming an Amici del Festival, Festival Circle Member, or Festival Sponsor, you will help:

  • Enable the return of live opera productions in Chicago.
  • Showcase world-class singers in intimate environments.
  • Develop the next generation of opera talent through a comprehensive side-by-side training program.
  • Promote the production of Italian operas that are almost never performed in the United States.
  • Employ more than 50 Festival singers, orchestra members, and production crew.

Opera Festival of Chicago Sponsorship/Membership Packages

Festival Sponsor - $25,000+

Customized benefit package to include…

  • Recognition as Festival Sponsor on all Festival materials
  • Recognition as Festival Sponsor from the stage
  • Recognition page in the Festival program guide
  • Eight tickets to each Festival production
  • Private dinner with Festival artists
  • Exclusive invitations to private events, receptions, rehearsals, and backstage tours
  • Access to the Festival Circle Lounge prior to performances
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Autographed Festival poster
  • Access to all OFC streaming performances
  • Festival program guide

Production Sponsor - $10,000 - $24,999

Customized benefit package to include…

  • Recognition as a Production Sponsor on all Festival materials
  • Recognition as a Production Sponsor from the stage
  • Recognition page in the Festival program guide
  • Four tickets to each Festival production, plus four additional tickets to sponsored production
  • Exclusive invitations to private events, receptions, rehearsals, and backstage tours
  • Access to the Festival Circle Lounge prior to performances
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Autographed Festival poster
  • Access to all OFC streaming performances
  • Festival program guide

Artist or Education Sponsor - $5,000 - $9,999

Customized benefit package to include…

  • Recognition as an Artist Sponsor on all Festival materials
  • Four tickets to each Festival production
  • Invitation to private meet-the-artists event
  • Exclusive invitations to private events, receptions, rehearsals, and backstage tours
  • Access to the Festival Circle Lounge prior to performances
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Autographed Festival poster
  • Access to all OFC streaming performances
  • Festival program guide

Festival Patron - $2,500 - $4,999

Benefits include…

  • Two tickets to each Festival production
  • Access to the Festival Circle Lounge prior to each performance
  • Invitation to the Il Tabarro dress rehearsal
  • Invitation to a special backstage Director’s tour
  • Invitation to the Festival opening meet-the-artists reception
  • Invitation to the Festival finale cast party
  • Invitation to the Behind-the-Scenes of Il Tabarro discussion
  • Complimentary glass of sparkling wine at each performance
  • Autographed Festival poster
  • Access to all OFC streaming performances
  • Priority booking on limited-seating performances and events
  • Recognition in the program guide
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Festival program guide

Festival Circle Member - $1,000 - $2,499

Benefits include…

  • Two tickets to each Festival production
  • Access to the Festival Circle Lounge prior to each performance
  • Invitation to the Festival finale cast party
  • Invitation to the Behind-the-Scenes of Il Tabarro discussion
  • Complimentary glass of sparkling wine at each performance
  • Autographed Festival poster
  • Access to all OFC streaming performances
  • Priority booking on limited-seating performances and events
  • Recognition in the program guide
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Festival program guide

Encore - $500 - $999

Benefits include…

  • Autographed Festival poster
  • Invitation to the Behind-the-Scenes of Il Tabarro discussion
  • Complimentary glass of sparkling wine at each performance
  • Access to all OFC streaming performances
  • Priority booking on limited-seating performances and events
  • Recognition in the program guide
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Festival program guide
  • Festival E-Newsletter

Bravo - $250 - $499

Benefits include…

  • Autographed Festival poster
  • Invitation to the Behind-the-Scenes of Il Tabarro discussion
  • Complimentary glass of sparkling wine at each performance
  • Access to all OFC streaming performances
  • Priority booking on limited-seating performances and events
  • Recognition in the program guide
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Festival program guide
  • Festival E-Newsletter

Aria - $100 - $249

Benefits include…

  • Recognition in the program guide
  • Special gift from a Festival artist
  • Festival program guide
  • Festival E-Newsletter

If you would like more information about supporting the Opera Festival of Chicago, please contact General Director Robert Massey at rmassey@operafestivalchicago.org.

You may also contribute online at OperaFestivalChicago.org.