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Join our Patron Program

You can help us create the best opera experience for you, and future generations who are yet to discover its magic.

Your support:

  • gives us the financial assurance to make bold decisions for the future, on and off stage;
  • allows us to take risks in programming choices;
  • helps inspire a love for opera among new audiences, through our schools and regional touring programs and access initiatives;
  • Nurtures the next generation of stars through the Young Artist Program;
  • Enables us to pursue artistic excellence in everything we do.

Become a Patron


Nothing compares to knowing you’re an integral part of creating incredible opera, but patrons also enjoy:

  • Acknowledgement on our website, in select production programs, and annual report;
  • Priority ticketing and personalised service from our philanthropy team;
  • Experience select dress rehearsals;
  • Exclusive event invitations with our singers, the Opera Australia Chorus, creative teams and the Opera Australia Orchestra;
  • Quarterly e-newsletter offering behind-the-scenes insights;
  • The chance to build relationships with others who are passionate about the future of opera in Australia.

Contact Us

For more information about the Patron Program, please contact:

Jake Shavikin
+61 2 9318 8283

Meeting soprano Lise Lindstrom at a patron event.


Meeting tenor Jonas Kaufmann at a patron event. Photo by Katje Ford.

“It’s a way of drawing us together as a community, nurturing our finest qualities, against all the forces of fragmentation that exist now.”

— Brian Benjamin, Director and Ambassador Patron