The President's Council

Christian Franz in Siegfried. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2005

Members of the President’s Council demonstrate their passion for, and commitment to, the COC through generous annual contributions of $2,250 or more. President’s Council members play a significant role in ensuring the fiscal stability that sustains the artistic, educational, and outreach activities of the COC.

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Membership Benefits

In appreciation of your generosity we are pleased to offer our President's Council members the following privileges:


Member $2,250 – $3,749
  • Use of the Henry N. R. Jackman Lounge during
    the opera season
  • Invitations to all working rehearsals, with the option of attending a dinner and chat by a member of the production team beforehand
  • Invitations to special President’s Council Events, including the Season Opening Party
  • An invitation to the Season Press Announcement
  • Recognition in a variety of COC publications
  • Priority enrolment in COC Opera Courses
  • Annual General Meeting voting privileges
  • A charitable tax receipt for the maximum amount allowable under CRA guidelines

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Patron $3,750 – $7,499

In addition to the previous privileges:

  • Enjoy a private party with a musical performance by a COC artist

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Trustee $7,500 – $12,499

In addition to the previous privileges:

  • Personalized introduction to the backstage world of the opera

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The Golden Circle

Bronze $12,500 – $24,999 | Join 

  • In addition to the President’s Council benefits
  • Name Recognition on Golden Circle sign located in the Jackman Lounge
  • Reserved Parking Privileges at FSC
  • Season Closing Party with Performance
  • Post-Performance Backstage Reception
  • Season Preview & Reception

Silver $25,000 – $49,999 Join

  • In addition to the previous benefits
  • Pre-Performance Dinner & Chat with COC General Director
  • Salon Dinner with leading COC artist

Gold $50,000 and above Join

  • In addition to the previous benefits
  • Season Preview Dinner
  • New Production Concept Presentation
  • General Director’s Tour

Contact Us

For more information, or to join the President's Council, please call 416-363-5801 or e-mail

Members of The President’s Council may also contact The President’s Council office directly at 416-363-5801 for assistance with subscription renewals, ticket exchanges or any other ticketing related inquiries.
Why We Need Your Support
Donations ensure that the COC continues to remain at the forefront of Canadian culture. Your support today is the beginning of another 60 seasons of artistic excellence.
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