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 over 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.

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Priority Booking Dates

2024/2025 Season
Membership Level Fall Winter Spring  Summer       
Patron 30 April 2024 12 August 2024 21 October 2024 20 January 2025
Benefactor 11 June 2024 17 Sept 2024 19 November 2024 19 February 2025
Supporter 13 June 2024 19 Sept 2024 20 November 2024 20 February 2025
Friend 18 June 2024 24 Sept 2024 25 November 2024 25 February 2025



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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

To learn more, please read our FAQs, Frequently Asked Questions
Additional Resources & Information Request

Our AFoCG membership guidebook is available upon request. It contains information about membership, its benefits and the many ways you can contribute to the AFoCG and the Royal Opera House, You may also 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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