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Become a Patron of the Opera

The Paris National Opera attaches key importance to corporate patronage. With the companies’ generous support, the Paris National Opera is able to fulfil its missions and activities.


Corporate sponsorship allocated to new productions helps to increase the number of choreographical creations and new stage productions. In this perspective, it acts as a guarantee for the Opera’s artistic richness and vitality.

Many projects could not be undertaken without the help of private funding. Examples include : the Opera’s Orchestra and Ballet tours in France and abroad, the education program « Dix Mois d’École et d’Opéra » and the restoring of the Palais Garnier heritage.

Corporate patrons are closely involved in the Opera’s daily life through the Cercle des entreprises mécènes (the Circle of Corporate Patrons), where its members enjoy a large range of benefits.

The Circle’s vocation

Becoming a member of the Opera’s "Cercle des entreprises mécènes" means not only working alongside one of the finest cultural institutions in France, but also contributing to its development and renown. By means of a minimum annual donation of 150,000€, at a cost of only 60,000€ after tax reductions, companies may join the Circle and enjoy the exclusive benefits that are reserved for its members.

Several ways to support the Opera

Each company may freely choose how to provide its support :

>Financial sponsorship
Your company can become a partner of one of the Paris National Opera’s productions by making a cash donation

> Skills sponsorship
Your company can become a partner of one of the Paris National Opera’s productions by making a cash donation

> In-kind donation
Your company can decide to make a product donation to the Opera.

A privileged relationship with the Opera

Members of the Circle of Corporate Patrons are involved in the cultural life of the two theatres and enjoy the privilege to attend the regular meetings of the association. These meetings, attended by the Paris National Opera’s Board of Directors, are designed to inform the Circle’s members about the artistic and financial strategy of the institution.

A large range of advantages

In return for their generous contribution, the companies receive a variety of exclusive advantages including a broad visibility, privileged access to performances and the possibility to organize public relations events in our theatres in exceptional conditions. Special benefits are also reserved for their employees.


Unique visibility

Associate your corporate image to the Paris National Opera’s prestige and excellence and benefit from a broad visibility.

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> Your company’s name and logo will be mentioned on the Opera's institutional communication material (season's brochure, membership forms, programmes, the Opera magazine En Scène !, website…)

> our company’s name and logo will be mentioned on the communication material specific to the project you support, including press releases and press kits.

Privileged access to both theatres

Offer exceptional moments to your guests, organize tailored events in our theatres.

> Host prestigious public relations events (up to 3,000 guests)*

> Book a large tickets quota, charged at public price.

> Participate in private guided backstage tours at the Palais Garnier and the Opéra Bastille (French, English, German or Spanish)

* Your company can customize events by choosing the service providers of its preference (e.g. catering, decoration, sound, lighting…).

Your status of corporate patron also gives you the opportunity to attend previews of new evening events.

Advantages for your employees

> Exclusive subscriptions for young employees (under 28)

> Possibility to set up conferences in your premises with the artists or the Board of Directors of the Paris National Opera

> Special booking offers reserved for your employees during the season

> Your company’s booking requests will be processed with high priority

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