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

2023/2024 Season
Membership Level Fall Winter Spring /Summer Time
Patron 15 May 2023 31 July 2023 15 January 2024 9am BST
Benefactor 27 June 2023 5 Sept 2023 20 February 2024 9am BST
Supporter 28 June 2023 7 Sept 2023 22 February 2024 9am BST
Friend 4 July 2023 12 Sept 2023 28 February 2024 9am 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.

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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