American Friends of ENO

Enjoy unique and memorable experiences at ENO while supporting every aspect of our work.

The American Friends of ENO is an autonomous not-for-profit organization made up of a unique group of dedicated philanthropists who are connected by their passion for opera, and help to shape the future of ENO.

You can make an online donation to the American Friends of ENO: Donate now

Reasons to join

The benefits of American Friends membership include:

  • Priority booking for London Coliseum performances
  • Significant savings on your opera tickets
  • Discounts at London Coliseum bars
  • Exclusive access to our members-only event series

Whether you are new opera or have been visiting ENO for many years, our American Friends membership offers something for everyone.



$1,550 per year ($65 is not tax-deductible)

For our Opera Circle Supporters we take all the hassle out of your experience. This means you have more time simply to enjoy all the opportunities to see and delve deeper into what makes ENO unique.

  • Our dedicated concierge service for all ticketing and hospitality requirements
  • Access to House Seats at sold-out performances
  • Invitations to our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes talks, tours and recitals with our performers and creative teams
  • An invitation to our post-performance Company Party on Opening Nights for you and a guest
  • An invitation to our Annual Summer Party and Supporters’ Dinner
  • Invitations to join our biennial Supporters International Visit to other opera houses in the USA
  • Access to our Members’ Room at the London Coliseum for you and four guests during ENO performances
  • Guest access to The Club at The Ivy members’ club
  • No booking or exchange fees at any time


Leading Supporter

$3,875 per year ($120 is not tax-deductible)

As well as all the benefits of Supporter membership:

  • An invitation for you and a guest to our annual Season Press Launch
  • Opportunities to observe behind-the-scenes rehearsals


Principal Supporter

$7,750 per year ($190 is not tax-deductible)

All Gold Level, Platinum Level, Supporter and Leading Supporter benefits, plus:

  • The opportunity for you and a guest to have lunch with key ENO staff
  • Private tours of the London Coliseum on request, taken care of by us, allowing you to explore those parts of the theatre you have always wondered about
  • The unique experience for you and a guest to experience a curtain call from backstage

American Friends of ENO is a 501(c)3 registered not-for-profit organisation, EIN 13-3823577