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DONOR LEVELS AND BENEFITS

The success and sustainability of Berkshire Opera Festival is a direct reflection of the generosity and loyalty of donors like you. Unrestricted gifts made to BOF’s Annual Fund support year-round operating expenses and the 80% of performance and production costs not covered by ticket sales. In appreciation for your support, BOF offers many exclusive donor benefits during the summer season. Please see these benefits listed under the Annual Fund donor levels below.

BOF ANNUAL FUND

The success and sustainability of Berkshire Opera Festival is a direct reflection of the generosity and loyalty of donors like you. Unrestricted gifts made to BOF’s Annual Fund support year-round operating expenses and the 80% of performance and production costs not covered by ticket sales. In appreciation of your support, BOF offers many exclusive donor benefits during the summer season. Please see these benefits listed under the Annual Fund donor levels below.

FRIEND

($1-249)

  • Our gratitude and appreciation  

  • Subscription to the BOF email newsletter

  • Listing in the printed festival program

SUPPORTER

($250-499)

  • Opportunity to order tickets before the general public

  • All benefits listed at the Friend level

CONTRIBUTOR

($500-999)

  • Admission to the Sitzprobe (seated rehearsal with orchestra and singers)

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

AMBASSADOR

 ($1,000-2,499)

  • 2 dress rehearsal passes for one of the season’s productions

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

BENEFACTOR

($2,500-4,999)

  • Invitation for two to the mainstage’s opening performance champagne toast

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

PRODUCERS CIRCLES

Donors who support BOF at one of the Producers Circles levels outlined below help underwrite a substantial portion of the Festival’s annual artist salaries and production expenses. Producers Circles donors gain exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to BOF artists and production team members, and are given the opportunity to forge a deeper relationship with our company through sponsorship of a principal member of the cast or orchestra.

 

 

ARTIST SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE

Crediting as a sponsor on the BOF website and in the printed festival program

Meet-and-Greet opportunity with your sponsored artist and BOF Leadership 

Invitation to select working rehearsals 

BRONZE CIRCLE

($5,000-9,999)

  • Invitation for 2 to the mainstage production’s cast party

  • Opportunity to sponsor an Orchestra Chair

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

SILVER CIRCLE

($10,000-24,999)

  • Opportunity to sponsor an Orchestra Chair or Principal Artist

  • Dinner with Principal Artists

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

GOLD CIRCLE

($25,000-49,999)

  • Listing on supertitles screen before performances

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

DIAMOND CIRCLE

 ($50,000+)

  • 4 complimentary tickets in prime seating to a performance of your choice

  • Credit as Season Presenting Sponsor

  • Framed, signed season poster

  • All benefits listed at lower levels