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American Friends of Covent Garden

If you are based in the USA then do consider joining the American Friends of Covent Garden (AFOCG). Members receive a variety of privileges and benefits in thanks for their support are available for members, both for performances and events at the Royal Opera House in London and when the Companies appear on tour in the USA.

Find out more about the many benefits of membership, the different options available and ways to give, on the dedicated AFOCG website here

The AFOCG is a 501(c)(3) organization, so all donations made by US taxpayers are tax-deductible to the full extent provided by the IRS.

Board of Directors

Mercedes T. Bass Chairman
Alex Beard CBE Chief Executive Royal Opera House
Susan S. Braddock
G. Scott Clemons Treasurer
Peggy Czyzak Dannenbaum
Misook Doolittle
HRH Princess Firyal of Jordan
Beth Wade Glynn
Joan Granlund
Frederick Iseman
Beth Madison
Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE
Bruce Kovner
John P. McGinn
Ian Taylor Chairman Royal Opera House
David A. Shelvin Legal Counsel
John G. Turner

American Premium Friends

Mr Dale Alberda
Mr McPharlin Broderick
Mr John Delo
Mr Martin Fell
Dr B Heldt
Ms Shannon Lawder
Mr Kenneth Martin
Dr Jakob Nielsen
Dr Kevin Park
Ms Barbara Schlain

Benefactor Friends

Mr Richard Goeltz
Mr Craig Howie

American Supporting Friends

Dr David H Alpers
Ms Diane Apostolos-Cappadona
Mr and Mrs Anthony Bloom
Ms Joanne Bober
Dr Renata E Cathou
Ms Patrizia Cavazzoni
Mr John Clark
Mr Richard F Colker
Mr Joseph DeFeo
Ms Hester Diamond
Mr Leland G Dobbs MD
Mrs Vicky Farah
Mr Lawrence Flamholtz
Mrs Geraldine Fryer
Mr Frank Hatheway
Ms Margaret Hess
Mr Edward Jaber
Dr & Mrs Alvin Kaltman
Mrs Janice Kunkel
Ms Karen Metcalf
Mr Robert Ronus
Dr Hans Sachse
Mrs S Scheuer
Ms Jill S Slater
Mrs Christine Steiner
Dr Kern Wildenthal

Need more information?

If you require more information on American Friends of Covent Garden, please contact:

Elizabeth Gray Kogen
American Friends of Covent Garden
PO Box 5155
610 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10185
Telephone: 917-324-8277

Susan Fisher
Development Department
Royal Opera House at Covent Garden
London WC2E 9DD
Telephone: +44-20-7212-9136