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Support a Circle

The Royal Opera House is extremely grateful to the many people who make an invaluable contribution to The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet through our circles of support. Whether you are interested in specific productions, meeting performers or hearing artists talk about their work, there is a circle you can join to further your knowledge and deepen your enjoyment, while supporting the work of the Royal Opera House.

These circles will be running in the 2019/20 Season.

At Home with the Royal Opera House

At Home offers philanthropists the opportunity to host and meet international artists at a series of intimate discussions in the comfortable setting of private Central London homes.

Contemporary Music Circle

Support the work of the Royal Opera House and gain a deeper insight into the inspiration, techniques and experiences of composers writing for opera and ballet.

Fonteyn Circle

Support the work of The Royal Ballet and join us at stage rehearsals, masterclasses, performances and other events where you will meet artists and members of the Company.

Maestro’s Circle

Support the work of The Royal Opera’s Music Director, Maestro Antonio Pappano, and join other music lovers for private coaching sessions, masterclasses and closed stage rehearsals where you will meet Maestro Pappano and artists of The Royal Opera.

The Sitzprobe Circle

Support the work of The Royal Opera and deepen your knowledge of this key element of the preparative process – the Sitzprobe is the German term for a seated rehearsal without lighting, costumes or scenic action.

Wagner Circle

Support The Royal Opera’s staging of Wagner’s operas by joining other Wagner enthusiasts for an eclectic mix of stage-focussed events, musical evenings and philosophical discussions.

Young Philanthropists Circle

Discover a new world behind the scenes of one the world’s greatest opera houses with a great network of young opera and ballet lovers who wish to become more closely involved in the work of The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet.