Believe in the Lyric

Become an Opera Sponsor!

Support the art you love! The Modell at the Lyric is dependent upon contributions from patrons to keep the magic of opera in Baltimore. We offer many privileges and benefits to our opera sponsors as a thank you for their generous patronage.

BELLINI SPONSORSHIP $100-149
  • Year-long subscription to bi-annual Newsletter
  • Souvenir Opera mug
BIZET SPONSORSHIP $250-499
  • All benefits from Bellini level plus…
  • Year-long recognition in all Modell-Lyric programs
  • Season Study E-guide
ROSSINI SPONSORSHIP $500-1499
  • All benefits of Bellini & Bizet levels plus…
  • Two Dress Rehearsal Passes for two operas
  • Preferred Seating at Pre-Opera Lectures
ROSA PONSELLE COUNCIL $1500-2499
  • All benefits of Bellini, Bizet & Rossini levels plus…
  • Complimentary Coat Check
  • Admittance to one intermission reception
  • Invitations to opening night post-performance receptions
ROSA PONSELLE GOLD $2500-4999
  • All benefits of Bellini, Bizet, Rossini & Rosa Ponselle Council levels plus…
  • Admittance to two intermission receptions
  • Rosa Ponselle Sterling Silver Pin
  • Two additional dress passes for opera of your choice
  • Admission to all intermission receptions
MOZART SPONSORSHIP $5000-9999
  • All benefits of Bellini, Bizet, Rossini and Rosa Ponselle Council & Gold levels plus…
  • Two Dress Rehearsal passes for additional opera
  • Invitation to private backstage tour
  • Free parking passes for two performances
  • Invitations to special events; musicales
PUCCINI SPONSORSHIP $10000-24999
  • All benefits of Bellini, Bizet, Rossini, Rosa Ponselle Council & Gold and Mozart levels plus…
  • Designation as a Production Underwriter
  • Surtitle recognition
  • Access to house seats for ALL Lyric productions
  • Private phone line for advanced ticket sales
  • Invitation to Cast Party after final performance
VERDI SPONSORSHIP $25000 & UP
  • All benefits of Bellini, Bizet, Rossini, Rosa Ponselle Council & Gold, Mozart, and Puccini levels plus…
  • Designation as a Season Underwriter
  • Surtitle recognition and Newsletter recognition
  • Four additional dress passes to all operas
  • Musicale in your home accompanied by Artistic Director James Harp

Become a Lyric Opera Sponsor with your tax deductible gift. Your donation will resonate throughout the community, supporting the Operas at the Lyric, while providing you benefits that will enhance the time you spend with us.

Buy a Seat

Give a gift that lasts a lifetime – endow a seat at the Modell Lyric.

Do you want to be a part of history? Are you looking for a way to honor or memorialize a loved one? Are you looking for a special gift for a performing arts enthusiast? When a seat is endowed, a brass plaque will be attached to the arm with an inscription.

There are three levels:

$500 Level – Seats in the Orchestra and Dress Circle

$250 Level – Seats in the Balcony

$5,000 Level – Center Boxes (larger plaque)

$10,000 Level – Side Boxes (larger plaque)

Support from the seat campaign will be used for the continued preservation and maintenance of the 120 year old Modell Lyric. To reserve your seat or box, call 410-900-1162, and become a part of history.