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Guild Membership

What is the Virginia Opera Guild?

The Virginia Opera Guild is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting attendance and interest in Virginia Opera productions in Hampton Roads. Guild members share an appreciation of opera, attend social events that provide insight into opera productions, and sponsor fundraising events that benefit Virginia Opera programs. Benefits include backstage tours and educational opportunities, attendance at select dress rehearsals, and invitations to exclusive Guild events.

Volunteer opportunities with the Virginia Opera Guild include:

Events Committee
Artist Hospitality/Dinners
Membership Committee
Artist Transport
Gift Shop
Telephone Committee
Communications Committee

How do I join?

Joining is as simple as mailing your contact information and membership fee (in the form of a check or money order) to:

The Virginia Opera Guild
Membership Services
P.O. Box 11572
Norfolk, VA 23517

$50.00 annual membership fee
$75.00 annual dual-membership fee

Bravissimo Membership

What is the Bravissimo Society?

Members of the Bravissimo Society are ambassadors for Virginia Opera in Northern Virginia. Bravissimo members promote ticket sales, cultivate support for Virginia Opera, and enable Education and Outreach initiatives helping to “Secure the youngest opera audience in the United States by 2025.

Benefits of joining the Bravissimo Society include:

  • Providing underwriting for Virginia Opera’s Adopt-A-School initiative in Northern Virginia
  • Invitations to special Adopt-A-School performances in Northern Virginia
  • Meeting Virginia Opera artists up-close and personal through Bravissimo’ s Feed the Artists Program
  • Virginia Opera insider updates and access to special events featuring Virginia Opera Artists

How do I join?

Mail your contact information including full name, address, phone number, e-mail and membership fee in the form of a check to:

Kelsey Backe

Virginia Opera

P.O. Box 784

Richmond, VA 23218

$50.00 individual annual membership
$75.00 individual annual membership plus spouse