Become our Friend today for just £60 and explore the world of music and opera with access to exclusive insights, events and so much more.

To join by Direct Debit for £5 a month please complete a sign up form and return to friends@operanorth.co.uk.

Become a Friend

Enjoy a year’s worth of insights and Friendship for £60

Hye-Youn Lee as Violetta, La traviata 2014 © Richard H Smith

Reasons to become a Friend...

  • Enjoy unique events and behind-the-scenes insights as part of our exclusive Friends’ events programme, including online and in person events
  • Secure the best seats in the house early with priority booking on all our opera productions
  • Book your opera tickets and gain access to our dress rehearsals to experience even more extraordinary opera
  • Hear all our news first and get even closer to the heart of Opera North with our regular Friends e-newsletters
  • Help us to create extraordinary experiences and transform more lives through the power of music
Buying for an opera lover?

Buying for an opera lover?

Gift a Friends membership to give someone special the chance to experience even more opera and get closer to the heart of Opera North.

Become a Patron

Become a Patron

Play a vital role in helping us to produce ambitious and innovative new work for generations to come.  

FAQs

Do you offer a joint membership?

Yes, we do! You can name a second person on your Friends membership at no additional cost, as we no longer charge a higher rate for joint membership. To add a joint member please email friends@operanorth.co.uk or call us on 0113 223 3627.

What events do Friends of Opera North get priority booking for?

As our Friend, you will benefit from priority booking on all our opera productions at every venue we tour to each year, allowing you to secure your favourite seats early.  

Can I bring extra guests to the dress rehearsals?

Our Friends can gain exclusive access to dress rehearsals for productions they have booked tickets for. As a Friend, you will be able to book two free tickets to dress rehearsals and purchase up to two extra tickets for guests for just £10 each.

How do I join the Friends? 

You can buy an annual Friends membership and pay by card online today, just add a membership to your basket and proceed to the checkout as normal. To join by annual or monthly Direct Debit, please complete our sign-up form and return it to the email or postal address on the bottom of the form.

We can also accept annual membership payment by BACS or cheque, if you would like to pay in this way please email friends@operanorth.co.uk or call us on 0113 223 3627.

Do you offer a monthly payment option? 

Yes, we offer a £5 monthly membership rate to Friends paying by Direct Debit. If you are a new Friend looking to join by monthly Direct Debit, please complete our sign-up form and return it to the email or postal address on the bottom of the form. We can also send you a paper sign-up form and return envelope by post, to request this please email friends@operanorth.co.uk or call us on 0113 223 3627.

If you are already a Friend and would like to switch to monthly payments at your next renewal, please get in touch.

I’ve just joined the Friends of Opera North. What happens now?

We’re really looking forward to meeting you! You’ll receive a welcome email soon with more information on our Friends events, and we’ll also send you a welcome pack containing some goodies in the post to say thank you for joining us. Please do get in touch if you have any questions about your new membership.

Get in touch

Email: friends@operanorth.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)113 223 3627

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