Impresario Council

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Impresario Council

The Opera's Leading Group of Supporters

Patrons who donate $2,000 annually become members of the Impresario Council.  The Impresario Council’s annual leadership support makes Nashville Opera possible.  Members receive benefits such as valet parking at performances, intimate concert dinners with artists, and invitations to select rehearsals.

Complete List of Impresario Benefits

$2,000    Ensemble   (or $170 monthly sustaining gift*)

•       Free, convenient valet parking for Nashville Opera performances at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
•       Opportunity to sponsor an artist and attend one Artist Sponsor Dinner and Concert, featuring a private concert by Nashville Opera's stars and dinner with the artists.
•       VIP ticketing
•       Access for you and your guests to an intermission reception for complimentary wine and refreshments
•       Listing of your name(s) in the Impresario Council section of each opera program and on the Impresario Council donor board displayed in the TPAC lobby.
•       Priority invitations to the Nashville Opera Guild's Gala Dinners.


$4,000   Artist  (or $342 monthly sustaining gift*)

Includes all benefits above, plus: 
•   Opportunity to sponsor artists and attend both Artist Sponsor Dinners and Concerts


$6,000    Divo/Diva  (Or $510 monthly sustaining gift*)

Includes all benefits above, plus: 
•    Opportunity to appear onstage as an extra   (Please call with your availability if you would like to appear.)


$8,000    Maestro (or $680 monthly sustaining gift*)

Includes all benefits above, plus: 
•   Recognition as a sponsor of the Mary Ragland Emerging Artist Program
•   Opportunity to sponsor a prop or piece of scenery

$10,000    Virtuoso

Includes all benefits above, plus:

•    Recognition for a Nashville Opera On Tour performance
•    Additional benefits tailored to your interests


*  Impresario Council giving levels can be automatically charged or deducted monthly as a sustaining member or in one-time or quarterly installment payments.

Sing Bravely

Nashville Opera is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nashville Opera is supported, in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.