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 http://www.afocg.org.

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

G. Scott Clemons Treasurer

  • Susan S. Braddock
  • Peggy Czyzak Dannenbaum
  • Misook Doolittle
  • Lord Eatwell
  • HRH Princess Firyal of Jordan
  • Beth W. Glynn
  • Joan Granlund
  • Lady Heywood
  • Frederick Iseman
  • Bruce Kovner
  • Alan G. Levin
  • Beth Madison
  • John P. McGinn
  • Mrs Susan A. Olde OBE
  • Nancy Peck Green

David A. Shevlin Legal Counsel

John G. Turner Secretary

Milena Sales Executive Director

Patrons
  • Spindrift Beck Al Swaidi/ The Henry C. Beck, Jr. Charitable Lead Trust
  • Nancy Austin
  • Mercedes T. Bass
  • Mark Bednar
  • Molly & David Borthwick
  • Richard & Susan Braddock
  • Deborah Loeb Brice Foundation
  • G. Scott Clemons
  • Cockayne/Charles P. Russell
  • Paul J. Collins
  • Virgina Crum-Jones & Ian Jones
  • Peggy Czyzak Dannenbaum
  • Helene David-Weill
  • Shawn M. Donnelley & Christopher M. Kelly
  • Misook Doolittle
  • Alice Shure & Paul R. Dupee, Jr.
  • HRH Princess Firyal of Jordan
  • Beth Wade Glynn
  • Richard Karl Goeltz & Mary Ellen Johnson
  • Joan Granlund
  • Nancy Peck Green
  • Michael Guthrie
  • Charles & Kaaren Hale
  • A. Michael & Mercedes C. Hoffman
  • Simon Holden
  • Frederick Iseman
  • Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE
  • Bruce Kovner
  • Helen & P. Michael Lehmann
  • Marc Leland
  • Paul Lester
  • Dr. & Mrs. Peter Linden
  • Beth Madison
  • Lawrence Maisel
  • Patrick R. McCabe
  • John McGinn & Cary Davis
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Hardy McLain
  • Timothy Plaut
  • Elizabeth Ryan
  • Paul Sack
  • Lionel Sauvage
  • Brenda Spatt
  • Betty & Jack Schafer
  • John G. Turner & Jerry Fischer
  • Melanie Vere Nicoll
  • Stephen & Linda Waterhouse
Benefactors
  • Mr Donald Crawshaw
  • Mr Craig Howie
  • Ms Shannon Lawder
  • Mr Peter Nielsen
  • Mr Carlos Palomares
Supporters
  • Act 1 Tours
  • Mr Dale Alberda
  • Stephen Brint & Mark Brown
  • Mr Carlos Carreno
  • Mr John Delo
  • Professor Leland G Dobbs MD
  • Mr Martin Fell
  • Mr Kevin Fink
  • Mr Lawrence Flamholtz
  • Dr B Heldt
  • Mr Edward Jaber
  • Ms Phyllis Johnson
  • Mr Ford Lacy
  • Mr Kenneth Martin
  • Mr Patrick McCabe
  • Dr Jakob Nielsen
  • Mrs Hannah Packard
  • Mr Paul C. Palmer
  • Dr Kevin Park
  • Mr Michel Plantevin
  • Mr Robert Ronus
  • Dr Alan Ruskis
  • Ms Barbara Schlain
  • Mr Joseph Vergilio
  • Mrs Sherry Walterscheid
Friend
  • Ms Diane Apostolos-Cappadona
  • Mr Anthony H Bloom
  • Mr Martin Checov
  • Mr John Clark
  • Mr Bert Cornelison
  • Mr Joseph DeFeo
  • Ms Hester Diamond
  • Mrs Vicky Farah
  • Ms Fiona Fein
  • Ms Nancy Futrell
  • Mr Harry Gutman
  • Mr Frank Hatheway
  • Ms Margaret Hess
  • Ms Sumiko Ito
  • Dr & Mrs Alvin Kaltman
  • Mrs Janice Kunkel
  • Miss Ellen A Michelson
  • Mr Martin Raffl
  • Ms Jill S Slater
  • Mr Jan H Toncar
  • Dr Ian Wilson
  • Miss Alexandra Zosman

Need more information?

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

USA Milena Sales American Friends of Covent Garden PO Box 5155 610 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10185 Telephone: 917-324-8277 Email: af@afocg.org

London Katherine Hudson Development and Enterprises Department Royal Opera House at Covent Garden London WC2E 9DD Telephone:(011) 44 20 7212 9268 Email: membership@roh.org.uk