Individual Giving

Support the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera

The Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera relies on the generous support of individuals to ensure that Sacramento hears the best orchestral music and opera. Your tax-deductible donation helps us continue to produce world-class classical music concerts with virtuosic guest artists, bring community concerts into the eight city council districts and Sacramento Promise Zone, and teach 5,000 elementary school students how to play music. Your contribution allows us to continue all our programming and ensure that Sacramento remains a cultural and artistic leader.

Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera Donor Benefits

Diamond Leadership Circle ($50,000 +)

  • Personalized experiences to honor your gift

Platinum Leadership Circle ($35,000 to $49,999)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • A private dinner with Executive Director, Board Chair, and Guest Artists

Gold Leadership Circle ($20,000 to $34,999)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • Customized benefits and experiences

Silver Leadership Circle ($10,000 to $19,999)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • Underwriter recognition for one performance

Bronze Leadership Circle ($5,000 to $9,999)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • Invitation to New Season kick-off party and season sneak peek events

Leadership Circle ($2,500 to $4,999)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • Invitation to all post-concert receptions

Benefactor Level ($1,000 to $2,499)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • Season membership to the Donor Lounge
  • Concierge Ticket Service

Patron Level ($600 to $999)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • Invitation for two to attend one dress rehearsal of your choice

Associate Level ($300 to $599)

  • Below Benefits Plus
  • Donor Exclusive Email Updates
  • Plus all benefits in categories below

Friend Level ($125 to $299)

  • Recognition in all program books
  • Priority Ticket Purchase Opportunities

Donor Level (under $125)

  • Recognition in one program book

Benefits from your contribution are good for one full season. While we make every effort to meet our obligations to donors, we reserve the right to substitute benefits of comparable value at our sole discretion.

Other Ways to Give

Musician Sponsor

Sponsoring a musician can be an excellent way to learn more about the Philharmonic & Opera and feel closer to a particular musician. A personal lunch between musician and sponsor can be set up at the donor’s request.

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit the Philharmonic & Opera and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified organization such as ours without having to pay income taxes on the money.

Memorial/Tribute Gift

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by the Philharmonic & Opera, contributing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting the work of our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

If you would like to find out more about our giving options, please contact:

Giuliano Kornberg
Chief Development Officer
Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera
1110 2nd St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

or send him an email:


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