Membership & Join

Our six tiers of membership start from just £33 and have their own individual rewards.

All Friends are rewarded with:

  • Priority booking
  • Two Overture Friends newsletters a year with exclusive interviews, stories and messages from the Festival team
  • Regular E-newsletters keeping you up-to-date with Festival news and events
  • Opportunities to enjoy Friends events throughout the year, including meals, recitals and UK and international music holidays
  • Recognition of your support in the Festival Souvenir Programme Book
  • The knowledge that your support is helping us deliver another incredible Festival

*Please allow 48 hours for your membership to be processed.


Individual £33 / Joint £44


  • One week of priority booking with two tickets per performance and four for joint members

Gold Friend

£66 Individual / £88 Joint


  • Two weeks of priority booking with four tickets per performance and six for joint members


£193 Individual / £257 Joint


  • Three weeks of priority booking with unlimited seats per performance
  • Advance copy of the Festival brochure sent by email
  • Festival Programme Book
  • Interval Drinks at the Cavendish Bar

Gold Patron

£330 Individual £440 Joint

Includes all Patron rewards plus

  • Four weeks of priority booking – unlimited seats
  • Priority wait list for sold out events
  • Invitation to attend a Dress Rehearsal for ticket holders


£550 Individual £735 Joint

Includes all Patron rewards plus

  • An opportunity to meet Festival artists
  • An invitation to attend the annual Festival Dinner at a special rate

Directors Circle

£1,650 Individual or Joint

Includes all Benefactor rewards plus

  • Your own Relationship Manager
  • Tour of the opera set
  • Invitations to previews and special events

Renew or Join by Direct Debit