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Opera Circle Patrons

Enjoy exclusive access to the Company and bespoke events whilst providing vital support across all our work.

The Opera Circle is a group of dedicated individuals who provide generous support across all of our work. They support our mission to produce distinctive, unforgettable productions that engage and resonate with our audiences.

Joining the Opera Circle gives you an unrivalled opportunity to get closer to our full-time repertory opera company.

As a Patron of the Opera Circle you’ll be the first to hear about all ENO news.

You can enjoy priority booking through our concierge service, first night parties and a bespoke series of events starring ENO artists and creative teams.

You can join or renew your membership of the Opera Circle and be at the heart of the ENO family with a donation of £1,000 a year or more.

You can join online with a credit or debit card, or by direct debit. To make a payment by bank transfer, cheque or cash please contact the development office on 020 7845 9241 for details.

Already an ENO Opera Circle Patron?

Join ENO Opera Circle Patrons


From £1,000 a year or £83.35 a month by direct debit

Patrons receive all of the benefits of ENO Friends, plus:

  • priority booking and a personalised concierge booking service
  • invitations to our exciting programme of Patrons and Friends events including, for example, insight talks and exclusive suppers with the cast and creative team
  • invitations to our post-performance company parties on first nights
  • an invitation to our annual gala and our Patron’s lunch
  • recognition of your support on our foyer board, website and in production programmes

Join or renew now

Leading Patron

From £2,500 a year or 208.35 a month by direct debit

Leading Patrons receive all of the previous benefits, plus:

  • invitations to a series of events for Leading Patrons (and above) including, for example, recitals in private homes and lecture evenings with leading musicologists
  • invitation to an annual season launch lunch

Join or renew now

Principal Patron

From £5,000 a year or £416.70 a month by direct debit

Principal Patrons receive all of the previous benefits, plus:

  • bespoke opportunities for involvement including private meetings with artists and creative teams
  • private tours of the London Coliseum on request


Join or renew now

Get in touch

For more information about becoming an Opera Circle Patron, please email [email protected] or call the Development Office on 020 7845 9241.

All levels of ENO membership and patronage comprise a benefits value detailing the actual cost of membership to ENO. These benefits can be purchased separately at this price. Any amounts given over and above this benefits value are given freely as a donation and are eligible for Gift Aid. To discuss purchasing benefits separately please contact the Development Office on 020 7845 9241.

For Gift Aid and VAT purposes, your contribution is split as follows:

  • Opera Circle Patrons: Benefits £48 and Donation £952
  • Leading Patrons: Benefits £93 and Donation £2,407
  • Principal Patrons: Benefits £144 and Donation £4,856