Donor Levels and Benefits

Rigoletto (2018) Photo Credit: Ken Howard Photography

The success and sustainability of Berkshire Opera Festival is a direct reflection of the generosity and loyalty of donors like you. In appreciation for your support, BOF offers many exclusive donor benefits. Please see these benefits listed under the donor levels below.

 

*Please note that due to health and safety restrictions associated with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we may not be able to fulfill each of the benefits detailed below. In such circumstances, alternative benefits will be offered. We thank you for your flexibility and understanding.*

 

We thank you warmly for your support!


 

Friends of Berkshire Opera Festival

 

Friends of Berkshire Opera Festival (donors who support BOF annually between $1 - $4,999 at one of the levels outlined below) are BOF’s largest group of supporters and are representative of our growing community of opera enthusiasts. Collectively, their annual support provides the base for underwriting BOF’s year-round operations and programs. 

 

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 Sitzprobe (seated rehearsal with orchestra and singers)

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

CHAMPION  ($1,000-1,499)

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

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

 

New! AMBASSADOR  ($1,500-2,499)

  • Tribute message in the printed Festival program

  • 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 Circle levels outlined below help underwrite a substantial portion of the Festival’s annual artist salaries and production expenses. Producers Circle 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.  

 

Sponsorship benefits include

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

  • Private breakfast or lunch with your sponsored artist and a member of BOF’s Leadership 

  • Invitation to select working rehearsals 

 

BRONZE CIRCLE  ($5,000-9,999)

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

  • Opportunity to sponsor an Orchestra Chair

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

 

SILVER CIRCLE  ($10,000-14,999)

  • Opportunity to sponsor an Orchestra Chair or Principal Artist

  • Dinner with Principal Artists

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

New! GOLD CIRCLE  ($15,000-24,999)

  • Private season preview by BOF Co-Founders

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

 

PLATINUM CIRCLE  ($25,000-49,999)

  • Listing on supertitles screen before performances

  • All benefits listed at lower levels

 

DIAMOND CIRCLE  ($50,000+)

  • Four 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

Questions?

Contact the BOF office at (413) 213 - 6622 or email donations@berkshireoperafestival.org