Golden Opera Friend


As a Golden Friend, you support the Dutch National Opera. For that we would love to do something in return. For operafriends, we organise many exclusive activities behind the scenes. You will get a Friend magazine (note: only in Dutch), get early access to at ticket sales, and a 10% discount at the store of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

Become a Golden Opera Friend  Become a Golden Opera Friend with a Giving Contract

What you contribute as a Golden Friend:

As a Golden Friend you contribute to our productions and the future of the Dutch National Opera, for yourself and for future generations.

  • Contributions to decor and costumes of new productions
  • Education programs for schools
  • Talentprojects such as Opera Forward Festival and the Dutch National Opera Studio
  • Vote for the Prix d’Amis for the best singers and the best productions of the DNO season
  • Photo yearbook of the Dutch National Opera

Tokens of appreciation

  • You receive all the privileges of Operafriends and invitations to the Friends activities for 2 persons.
  • You are welcome at Giving circle drinks before Foyerevenings
  • An invitiation to the annual Spring meeting for the Friends and Giving circles of the Dutch National Opera, including a visit to a rehearsal (for 2 persons)
  • At all activities, you are allowed to bring a guest
  • Early access and personal assistance with reserving and buying ticket

Calculation example

When you sign a contract for a periodical gift (minimum of 5 years), you are allowed to deduce this gift from taxes for 100-125%. Example: with a yearly gift of 1000 euro, this will cost you net 350 euro if you pay 52% income taxes. Read more about the benefits of periodical gifts.

Read more about periodical giving.

Become Golden Opera Friend  Become a Golden Opera Friend with a Giving Contract


Roos Bernelot Moens

Emma Patijn

Private Fundraising

Friends and Volunteers

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Stichting Nationale Opera & Ballet Fonds
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