The Bel Canto Society

Experience the behind-the-scenes magic that makes opera so inspiring, including access to unique and private events. Join a dedicated group of arts lovers that are committed to ensuring that opera continues in our culture and city, by making an annual donation of $2,500 or more. To make a donation online go here.


  • Recognition as a sponsor of a production, principal artist or Portland Opera Resident Artist
  • Opportunity to host a private Resident Artist Concert in your home
  • Dine with the General Director in his home
  • Plus all the benefits listed below

THE GRAN DIVA CIRCLE $10,000–$24,999

  • Mimosas with Maestro
  • Invitation to dinner with the General Director and an artist or director during each production
  • Annual Prop Shop Dinner invitation for two
  • Invitation to one Room Run Rehearsal as a special guest of the General Director
  • Plus all the benefits listed below


•    Invitation to one behind the scenes Chorus Rehearsal
•    “Meet and Greet” the cast and directors at an intimate reception before each production of the season.
•    Invitation to attend a Cocktails with Chris at Hampton Opera Center
•    Invitation to the Opening Night Cast Party of each production
•    Invitations to Portland Opera Resident Artist post-recital receptions
•    Plus all the benefits listed below


  • “Drinks on the Set” event at Hampton Opera Center prior to each production
  • CD listening party with General Director Chris Mattaliano for his favorite Opera picks of the year
  • Invitation to Annual Dinner with the Director
  • Invitation to the Bel Canto Lounge for you and your guests
  • Free parking at the 200 Market Building garage for Keller Auditorium performances
  • Advance Portland Opera Resident Artist Recital tickets reservations
  • Access to VIP ticket service for all of your Opera and Broadway Across America Portland needs
  • Plus all the Amici Circle benefits