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Donor Benefits*

Ticket sales cover less than half of the cost to raise the curtain on Opera San José’s beautiful productions at the California Theatre.  Your generous contributions enable us to continue to share the passion and joy of live opera with patrons throughout the region and beyond. We are proud to offer our Individual Donors an array of benefits designed to enhance your opera-going experience, and you can take pride in knowing that you are a vital part of the Opera San José family.  Each increasing donor level includes all the benefits of the lower level of giving. In addition to receiving the below benefits, your donation is 100% tax deductible. All donors will receive a tax acknowledgment letter from our Development Department.

FANS ($100-$499)
will receive our E-news and a listing in the donor pages of
the program for the final production of the season.

will receive a listing in the donor pages of the program for
all season productions.

SHOWCASE CIRCLE ($1,000-$1,999)
will receive an invitation for two to the Singers’ Showcase in August.
Reception to follow.

PARAGON CIRCLE ($2,000-$4,999)
will receive an invitation for two to attend a Staging Rehearsal,
Reception with singers, and a tour of the Scene and Costume Shops.

THEATRE CIRCLE ($5,000-$9,999)
will receive an invitation for two to attend a Technical
Rehearsal and tour of the California Theatre.

DESIGNERS CIRCLE ($10,000-$14,999)
will receive an invitation for up to four persons to all Circle
events above, and  no service fees on
Opera San José transactions (please  contact the
Box Office: 408.437.4450).

CONDUCTORS CIRCLE ($15,000-$24,999)
will receive an invitation for two to attend a luncheon with
commentary from Opera San José’s music director and
guest conductors, followed by a rehearsal with the orchestra at the
California Theatre.

will have the ability to exchange subscription tickets, at no fee,
into any performance during the season; 10 tickets to an OSJ performance
will be given in your name to a school or university of your choice, as you request.

PRODUCERS CIRCLE ($50,000 or more)
will receive an opportunity to sponsor a production and
follow its evolution to Opening Night, as well as a private
backstage tour (for four). You will also receive
additional benefits customized to your interests.

*These benefits are valid for one year from the date of your gift.