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Opera Columbus celebrates all that makes opera such a magnificent artform: great artists, breathtaking performances, beautiful music, diverse repertoire, and – perhaps most of all – passion, drama, and grand spectacle. Nothing moves like opera, and we are thrilled to bring all the glory of grand opera to the Columbus stage.

Community support is critical to Opera Columbus' continued renaissance, helping us to dazzle and delight audiences from throughout central Ohio with live grand opera, enrich the education of young people with our popular Education & Community programs, and support the development of young artists with programs such as the annual Cooper-Bing Vocal Competition.

How can you help?

Make a contribution

Please know that every dollar given to Opera Columbus stays with Opera Columbus, directly supporting our programming and operations. Your gift to Opera Columbus is an investment in the artform of opera in Columbus, and demonstrates your support for central Ohio's vibrant arts community, benefiting productions, Education & Community Programs, and the development of young artists.

Additionally, your gift to Opera Columbus can potentially have tax benefits for you: As a non-profit organization, all contributions to Opera Columbus are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

To make your gift online, click on contribute online to access our secure online contribution form. If you would prefer to pay by check (payable to Opera Columbus), please send it to Opera Columbus Development, 55 E. State Street, Columbus, OH 43215.

If you would prefer to pay by check (payable to Opera Columbus), please send it to Opera Columbus Development, 55 E. State Street, Columbus, OH 43215.

Purchase tickets

Ticket sales directly show support for our productions. Tickets may be purchased by calling the CAPA Box Office at 614.469.0939.

Tell others about Opera Columbus

If you have enjoyed an Opera Columbus performance or program, please share your experience with a friend, a colleague, or an associate, and encourage them to attend a performance. Word of mouth is the very best way to introduce new individuals to opera!

On behalf of everyone at Opera Columbus, we thank you for your support!

Planned Giving

Today, many are looking for opportunities to keep on giving long after they are gone. This can be accomplished through a planned gift to Opera Columbus.

There are many avenues that one can explore that will benefit Opera Columbus, as well as meet your financial needs. You can explore these options with your own financial advisor, or contact Denise Rehg, Vice President for Development, at 614.719.6690.

Volunteer Support Groups

Through our support groups, Opera Columbus offers a variety of opportunities for individuals of all ages and backgrounds to get involved as volunteers:

Impresarios of Opera Columbus

Impresarios – Opera Columbus’s largest support group - works to raise awareness of opera in Columbus and Central Ohio. The group sponsors and organizes fundraising parties and events for Opera Columbus, and organizes Opera Excursions to regional opera performances. Impresarios has quarterly meetings, usually in members’ homes, with a mix of live music, a short business meeting, and ample food and drink.

The Women’s Guild of Opera Columbus

The Women’s Guild is the oldest support group of Opera Columbus. Members support Opera Columbus by devoting their time as volunteers, and raise thousands of dollars for the company through an annual fundraising event. The Women’s Guild holds bi-monthly luncheon meetings from September to May at members’ homes, combining companionship, a brief business meeting, and an entertaining and informative program.

For information on becoming an Opera Columbus volunteer, please contact Sara Amidon and indicate how you are interested in being involved.