All privileges of a Mecenas

Exclusively to a Mecenas

  • Determine the purpose of your donation yourself

  • The possibility to organize a personal event behind the scenes around an opera of your choice with the help of the artistic staff and (choir) singers of Dutch National Opera

  • A personal Mecenas-program that allows you to follow the artistic process of the creation of an opera of your choice

Plus all privileges of a Paladin


  • Invitations to all Friends activities of Dutch National Opera, such as attending (choir) rehearsals, behind-the-scenes tours and Friends' trips

  • Invitations to exclusive premiere drinks at opera performances (for 2 people)

  • Invitations for all Giving Circle activities of Dutch National Opera

  • Invitation to the annual Season Preview Party for the Giving Circles, including the exclusive preview of the new opera season by the management (for 2 people)

  • Welcome to intermission drinks between the acts at premieres (for 2 people)

  • Annual lunch with the management of Dutch National Opera where artistic and business plans for the future are discussed personally with the largest donors of Dutch National Opera & Ballet

  • The opportunity to attend a behind-the-scenes tour with your own guests

  • Invitation for 2 people to the exclusive annual Opera Dinner

  • Personal meetings with new singers from Dutch National Opera at the start of the season

  • The possibility to organize house concerts with the artistic staff and (choir) singers of Dutch National Opera

Personal service

  • Priority when ordering subscriptions and single ticket sales

  • Personal service and direct contact to discuss or change tickets

  • Exclusive cloakroom service with your personal Opera Pass


  • Subscription to the Friends' Magazine with background articles about Dutch National Opera