Become a Member

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 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.

Want to Renew Your Membership?

Priority Booking Dates

Winter 2022 Season
Membership Level Fall Winter Spring /Summer Time
Patron N/A 27 September 2021 N/A  9am BST
Benefactor N/A 19 October 2021 N/A 9am BST
Supporter N/A 21 October 2021 N/A 9am BST
Friend N/A 26 October 2021 N/A 10am BST


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A Sincere Thank You for your Support!

Supporters of the American Friends of Covent Garden play a crucial part in every aspect of the Royal Opera House: the achievements onstage, the new work commissioned, and programs that develop talented emerging artists and craftspeople and provide the public with extensive learning and participation opportunities.

Alternatively, you can become a member by downloading our PDF form.


New book coming 

November 2021

Additional Resources & Information Request

Our new AFoCG membership guidebook available in the Fall 2019 and will contain more information about membership, its benefits and the many ways you can contribute to the AFoCG and the Royal Opera House, In the meantime, you may contact us directly with any additional questions you may have via the link below.

Supporting AFoCG

AFoCG members are invited to increase their knowledge and further enjoyment of opera and ballet by participating in and supporting unique opportunities offered by the Royal Opera House. These include The  Maestro's CircleThe Wagner Circle and the Fonteyn Circle, as well as other learning and participation opportunities.

Patron $6,050
Includes Benefactor + Below

- Equivalent to UK Individual Patron (tax-deductible contribution)
- 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 R oyal 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

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