You can play a critical role in Opera Parallèle’s mission to present compelling performances of contemporary operas with high musical and dramatic standards, embracing modern aesthetics, creative use of technology, and social relevance as essential to the future of the art form.

Your tax-deductible contribution helps to ensure that these innovative productions can continue to expand the repertoire through commissions of new operas and re-orchestrations of contemporary masterworks, nurture artistic talent, deepen community relationships, and provide unique educational programs for students.

OP has many levels of giving and tailored benefits associated with each (see below); these are available as online giving at the form below or by phone at 415-626-6279. We invite you to choose an amount that complements your budget and your desire to see contemporary opera flourish in the Bay Area.

We are honored to have your support, and delighted to welcome you to the OP family!


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Season Sponsor – $50k+

All Trailblazers/ Production Sponsor Benefits, plus:

  • Full Season Sponsorship
  • Private Dinner Party with Artistic Director Nicole Paiement


Trailblazers/ Production Sponsors $25,000 – $49,999

All Luminary benefits, plus:

  • Sponsorship of a world premiere production
  • “Paiement Passport” – join Nicole Paiement at some of her upcoming guest conducting engagements. Enjoy two complimentary tickets and a backstage visit. Share a private conversation on the production with the Maestro over a glass of wine.


Luminaries $15,000 – $24,999

All Champions’ benefits, plus:

  • Sponsorship of a Family Opera or a Mainstage Production
  • Recognition in pre-production supertitles


Champions $10,000 – $14,999

All Visionaries’ benefits, plus:

  • “Tête à Tête” – a special newsletter from Nicole Paiement with an insider’s view on Opera Parallèle.
  • Invitation for two – Working Lunch with the Artists/Outside of the Box Lunch (Meet the artist luncheon)


Visionaries $5,000 – $9,999

All Builders’ benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to a backstage reception with the members of cast and the production


Builders $2,500 – $4,999

All Innovator’s benefits, plus:

  • Two VIP tickets to a dress rehearsal


Innovators $1,000 – $2,499

All Leaders’ benefits, plus:

  • Recognition in production programs and on Opera Parallèle’s website
  • Invitation for 2 to private events or post-performance VIP receptions
  • Advance invitation to OP’s annual Gala


Leaders – $500+

All Enthusiasts’ benefits, plus:

  • Advance notice of upcoming performances, ticket sales, and special events


Enthusiasts – $250+

All Fans’ benefits, plus:

  • Recognition in production programs
  • Invitation for 2 to a production sneak preview


Fans – $100+

  • Recognition on Opera Parallèle’s website