American Friends of Covent Garden has helped to support the work of The Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet in Covent Garden and on tours around the world for almost 50 years.

You are cordially invited to join the American Friends; to receive priority for all your opera and ballet ticket requests, in addition to other special privileges. Your contribution will help fund new productions and revivals, as well as support education programs.

American Friends of Covent Garden is a 501 (c) (3) organization that allows United States taxpayers to receive tax deductions on contributions to the extent provided by the IRS.

(tax-deductible contribution)


- Advanced performance
   schedule and order
   information for all Royal
   Opera and Royal Ballet

- Priority in requesting at
   least two tickets per
   number of rehearsal tickets
   and Insight Program events

- Invitation to the annual
   Season Preview presentation
   by senior artistic staff

- Full-year subscription to
   The Royal Opera House
   Magazine, featuring
   news and production
   insights (published quarterly)

- Annual Season Guide

- Listing of your name on
   The Royal Opera House
   and American Friends of
   Covent Garden websites

- 10% discount in the Royal
   Opera House shop

(tax-deductible contribution)

Includes Friends
benefits, plus:

- Advance booking ahead
   of the Friend

- Invitation to and priority
   booking for gala event

- Invitation to a cocktail
   reception on the first
   night of production
   supported by the AFoCG

(tax-deductible contribution)

Includes Supporter
benefits, plus:

- Advance booking ahead
   of the Benefactor

- Private backstage tour for
   you and your guests

- Priority in requesting
   tickets to selected
   Royal Opera House
   events including ballet
   master classes as part
   of our Insight Program

- Invitations to special events
   in New York City and

(tax-deductible contribution)

Includes Benefactor
benefits, plus:

- Highest priority
   advance booking

- Highest level of priority
   for ordering four tickets
   per performance

- Personal ticket service by
   telephone or email through
   the Patron-box office at the
   Royal Opera House

- Priority in purchasing
   two tickets to every
   dress rehearsals

- Opportunity to purchase
   tickets in the Royal Box and
   dinner in the adjacent Royal
   Retiring Room

- Invitation to meet artists
   management during your visit

- Invitation to special events
    with artists and management

- Listing of your name in the
   Season Guide

- Advance invitations for
   special events in
   New York City and London