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Great opera needs great support. Donate today to create opera for everyone, and enjoy exclusive benefits!

Why donate to El Paso Opera? We are a small non-profit arts organization that is funded primarily through donations.  Many people wonder why we need donations when we sell tickets to our big shows! We all know opera is beautiful but did you know that it is also very expensive? If we priced tickets high enough to cover the costs of the show no one would want to buy them! We price our tickets at levels our audience is comfortable with but those prices will cover less that 40% of the cost of our show.  We turn to donations from companies, foundations, and individuals to help us cover the costs.  Therefore, we literally could not do what we do without YOU!

Community Impact

 

Donations to El Paso Opera are vital to the continuation of all our programming that contributes directly to El Pasoan’s quality of life! Art and music are not just something that brings us joy—research shows a reduction in anxiety, blood pressure, and pain while also improving mood and sleep. In addition to these personal benefits, our shows contribute a large amount to the local economy by employing multiple artists, multiple crew members, and renting city venues. Our events help drive sales at surrounding restaurants, bars, parking garages, and hotels. By contributing to El Paso Opera, you will be directly affecting the quality of life for this community while helping us support the local economy.

Why donate to El Paso Opera?

With a small organization like ours you can easily see the effect of your donation. It can be seen in the details of the shows we produce; the salaries we pay our staff and the programming we offer the community. Your donation is a part of every single one of these.

How to donate:

 

 

To donate via credit card, process your donation directly from this webpage in the section below.  If you prefer to mail you donation in, please make checks payable to El Paso Opera an mail to PO Box 5106, El Paso, Texas 79953.  Thank you in advance!

Your donation directly contributes to:

Romeo & Juliette- presented at St. Rogers Depot January 30 thru February 6, 2025—a return to the location of our Pagliacci. Join us for an immersive and innovative production of this classic tale of forbidden love.

A Night of Italian Opera with El Paso Symphony Orchestra & El Paso Opera! Join us for this collaborative concert on October 18 & 19 at the Plaza Theatre.

Bon Appetit! – you got to see this live stream but now you can finally see it in person! Cherry Duke will once again don Julia Child’s wig and apron to perform the operetta Bon Appétit on June 14, 2025. And with the performance rounded out by our talented Resident Artists we know this will be a treat worth the wait.

Expanded Resident Artist program now with Director of Resident Artists Cherry Duke and collaborative pianist Casey Robards and a commitment to continuing our robust calendar of free programming!

DONOR BENEFITS

FRIENDS OF THE OPERA (LESS THAN $1000)
  • Website Listing
ROSSINI CIRCLE $1000-$2,499
  • Website listing
  • Invitations to special events
  • Two dress rehearsal passes for winter opera

Thank you in advance for your generosity!

MOZART CIRCLE ($5,000-$9,999)
  • Website & Season Playbill listing
  • Invitations to special events
  • Two dress rehearsal passes to winter opera
  • Two tickets to performance of your choice
  • Priority parking passes
  • Quarter page advertisement in Season playbill
  • Logo placement on marketing materials
PUCCINI ClRCLE ($2,500-$4,999)
  • Website & Season Playbill listing
  • Invitations to special events
  • Two dress rehearsal passes for winter opera
  • Two tickets to performance of your choice
  • Priority parking passes
VERDI CIRCLE $10,000-$19,999
  • Website & Season Playbill listing
  • Invitations to special events
  • Four tickets to all season performances & events
  • Priority parking passes
  • Half page advertisement in Season playbill
  • Logo placement on all marketing materials
  • Social media recognition
  • Four tickets to Encores & Overtures Gala
  • 10% Discount for all Employee Ticket purchases
  • Recognition on the Supertitle Screen at all productions

DONOR BENEFITS

DONOR BENEFITS

BIZET CIRCLE $20,000+
  • Website & Season Playbill listing
  • Invitations to special events
  • Six tickets to all season performances & events
  • Priority parking passes
  • Full page advertisement in Season playbill
  • Logo placement on all marketing materials
  • Social media recognition
  • Table of 10 at Encores & Overtures Gala
  • 10% Discount for all Employee Ticket purchases
  • Recognition on the Supertitle Screen at all productions
  • 30-minute performance at location of your choice
Bizet Circle Verdi Circle Mozart Circle Puccini Circle Rossini Circle Friends of the Opera
$20,000 + $10,000 – $19,999 $5,000 – $9,999 $2,500 – $4,999 $1,000 – $2,499 Less than $1,000
Hunt Companies, Inc. Flo Networks John Colquitt J. Edwards & Helen M.C. Stern Foundation Lucidity Anesthesia Services, PLLC Argelia Adkins Sherwood Kaip
Huthsteiner Fine Arts Trust Museums and Cultural Affairs Department Drs. Fay la Fon & Robert Postma Gloria Lavis Marshall Carter Tripp & Richard Tripp Rebecca Ahmand Annie Kuntz
Wilma Moleen Foundation Rea Charitable Trust Hervey Foundation MunWhi Investments Mediwaste Disposal LLC Ascent Holdings Chelsea Lamego
Judy & Kirk Robison Marathon Petroleum Corporation Dr. Jeff & Andrea Spier Margie Melby Valerie Auger Maria Lamego
Paul L. Foster Family Foundation Jonny & Lory Rogers MIMCO, Inc. Dagmar Becker Christian Lange, Tularose Boots
Robert & Sara Shiloff Ordoñez & Balsinger, LLC Evelyn Bell Eric & Peggy Ligner
The Shiloff Family Foundation Terry & Nancy Pasqualone Dr. Arianna Bender Leticia Limon
Wilma Salzman Dr. David Pritchard Enrique & Rosario Bernal Martin & Jessica Lopez
Stacey Hunt Spier & Peter Spier Carlos Villalobos Michelle & Daniel Blumenfeld Maritza Lopez-Holguin
Texas Commission on the Arts Bernice Williams Tom & Jan Brady Gretchen Green Love
Wilhelm Family Foundation Silvia Castillo Aislinn Marcee
Caitlin Chanoi Todd & Arianne Marcee
William & Yun-Jen Collins Allison Marshall
Mary Lou Currier Sarah Martin
Brian DeMaris David Mills
Paul Diaz Jackie Morgan-Tomko
Ira David & Jeananne Dodge Helen Mott
Cherry Duke & Brian Downen Antonio Motta
Svetlana Dylevskaya Alejandra Núñez & Preston Griffith
Cliff & Martha Eisenberg Paso del Norte Foundation
El Paso Chihuahuas Foundation Lynn Provenzano
El Paso Electric Co. Sofia Reyes McDermott
Ancel Escobar Judith Robinson
Benjamin Escobar Laura Rocha
Ellie Fenton Galo Rodarte
Marcela & Miguel Fernandez Omar Rodriguez
Kate & Cinco Feuille Donald & Claire Romani
Maria Field Christine Rook
Marcia Fountain Victoria Salome
Jamie Fuller Elisa Samaniego
Timothy & Cecilia Gamwell Dr. Kevin & B. Elisa Sandberg
Richard Glaser Mariana Sandoval
Irene Gonzales Sonya Saunders
Richard Gutierrez Kitty Schild
Souraya Hajjar Mica & David Short
Deborah Hamlyn Jay & Allison Stratton
Kym Hemley Karen Syzdek-Vigil
Cynthia Henry Taco Tote
Linda Hernandez Gretchen Trominski
Stephanie Holen Andrea Uribe
HUB International Maria Guadalupe Villanueva Dominguez
Stephen Jackson Westside Welcome Club of El Paso
Kathleen Johnson Janis Zimmerman
Eric Jones
Lilia Jones