Our members play an essential role in creating the art, artists, performance, learning and sharing that make the Royal Opera House what it is today. Membership starts from just £60 a year.
As a Friend, you will enjoy:
• A welcome pack containing tote bag, handbook, postcards and membership card
• Priority booking ahead of the public for performances, events and ticket packages
• Access to Royal Opera and Royal Ballet dress rehearsals
• Behind-the-scenes news and information through a subscription to the quarterly Royal Opera House Magazine and monthly e-newsletter
• 10% discount in the Royal Opera House Shop
By being a Friend you will directly help to present extraordinary performances, remarkable craftsmanship and inspiring learning and participation projects. Membership starts at £99 a year. The level of benefits depends on the amount you choose to donate.
Give a gift that lasts all year. Friends’ membership makes an ideal gift for an opera or ballet lover. Simply select your preferred level below and follow the instruction for buying a gift certificate for membership.
Levels of membership
Friend , £99 a year
Support our unrivalled work and receive priority booking, access to dress rehearsals, backstage news and information and a 10% Royal Opera House Shop discount.
Friend+ , £175 a year
Receive the same benefits as a Friend with earlier priority booking and enhanced access to dress rehearsals.
Supporting Friend, £420 a year
Receive the same benefits as a Friend+ with enhanced priority booking as well as a personal acknowledgment on our website.
Premium 1 Friend , £1,110 a year
Receive the same benefits as a Supporting Friend with earlier priority booking for performances and dress rehearsals as well as a personal acknowledgment on our website.
Premium 2 Friend , £2,120 a year
Receive the same benefits as a Premium 1 Friend with the highest level of priority booking, enhanced access to dress rehearsals as well as a personal acknowledgment on our website.
Young Friend , £60 a year
Exclusively for 16-30 year olds, you’ll receive the same benefits as a Friend but for a lower price: priority booking, access to dress rehearsals, backstage news and information and a 10% Royal Opera House Shop discount.
Need more information?
Please call +44 (0)20 7212 9268 between 9.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday, or email our Friends' Membership Office.
See a list of our current Premium and Supporting Friends.