As a non-profit institution, BLO relies on the generosity of a broad base of supporters to successfully produce all performances and programs – both on stage and in the community.  Donations of all sizes are needed and appreciated. Enhance your operatic experience by joining the Friends of BLO or The Orfeo Society with a gift to the Annual Fund today.  Make a gift today, and send a powerful message of artistic leadership, civic impact, and passion that only BLO—and you—can bring.


Friends of BLO

Friends of BLO is the largest community of supporters of Boston Lyric Opera. Members enjoy exclusive opportunities to explore opera and engage with others who share their passion through benefits such as invitations to Design Presentations, backstage tours, final dress rehearsals and more.

  • Discount on Signature Series tickets
  • Guaranteed access to an open forum, “Conversations with Esther”
  • Early access to tickets

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • Complimentary subscription to BLO’s bi-annual magazine, CODA
  • E-recognition in the Annual Report

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • Season-long recognition in BLO program books
  • One-time seating upgrade

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • One-time invitation to the Orfeo Lounge
  • Season-long invitations to Deconstructing Opera Salons

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to a behind the scenes workshop/showcase
  • Invitation to Final Dress Rehearsals
  • One-time invitation to a Board hosted event

The Orfeo Society

Orfeo Society members gain behind the scenes access to BLO artists and production team members, while providing direct support to bring opera to our stages and communities.

Orfeo Society members enjoy:

  • Access to pre-curtain Orfeo hospitality lounges
  • Invitations to private events
  • Priority seating and concierge ticket assistance
  • Opportunities to be part of the creative process through deconstructing opera salons, workshops, open rehearsals and more.
Make an annual gift of $3,000 or more and join the Orfeo Society today!

Receive all of the above Friends of BLO benefits, plus:

  • VIP Concierge ticket assistance
  • VIP Priority seating for all BLO productions
  • Season-long access to the Orfeo Lounge
  • Invitation to BLO’s annual Orfeo Society event

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to a Board hosted event with Company leadership and special guests
  • Opportunity to sponsor an education or community program
  • Opportunity to participate in BLO’s opera travel program

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • Admission to donor-only rehearsals
  • Opportunity to sponsor a member of BLO’s orchestra