President’s Council

You make the opera happen!

Delight in the most elegant and inviting nights experienced in Tulsa. Indulge yourself in three black tie celebrations where we’ll treat you to intimate performances by our stage stars while you enjoy a heavenly meal in the stately Southern Hills Ballroom.

President’s Council members support breathtaking opera and outstanding educational programming that reaches 23,000 youth in Oklahoma annually. This intelligent and creative group forms the backbone of Tulsa Opera’s annual contributions.

When you join President’s Council, you will be part of the best parties in town among people who value all that makes life special AND support Tulsa Opera’s programming.

Save the Date: 2023-24 Season

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 | Tuesday, February 20, 2024 | Tuesday, April 16, 2024

April President’s Council: Honoring Mr. Scott H. Filstrup

On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, Tulsa Opera will induct long-time supporter Scott Filstrup into the Tulsa Opera Hall of Fame during the third and final Tulsa Opera President’s Council dinner of the season. Soprano Jana McIntyre and tenor David Portillo will be performing selections from classic opera and musical theatre.

Guest tickets to the black-tie event are $500 per person and include dinner and drinks, live performances from international opera stars, and the Tulsa Opera Hall of Fame ceremony. The deadline to purchase guest tickets for the April President’s Council Dinner is Monday, April 8. To purchase tickets, call (918) 582-3769 or purchase online at the link below.

Membership Benefits

IMPRESARIO – $6,000 (Two Members)

  • Invitation for two members to three dinners at Southern Hills Country Club with performances by acclaimed opera stars.
  • Special seating with an opera star at each President’s Council dinner.
  • Recognition as a President’s Council Member in Tulsa Opera programs.
  • Exclusive invitations to Tulsa Opera events in the 2023-2024 Season.
  • Invitation to special open rehearsal during the 2023-2024 Season.
  • Guest invitations available at a special rate of $250 per dinner.

DUAL MEMBERSHIP – $4,000 (Two Members)

  • Invitations for two members to three dinners at Southern Hills Country Club with performances by acclaimed opera stars.
  • Recognition as a President’s Council Member in Tulsa Opera programs.
  • Invitation to special open rehearsal during the 2023-2024 Season.
  • Guest invitations available at a special rate of $250 per dinner.
  • New Member Rate: $3,000

SINGLE MEMBERSHIP – $2,000 (One Member)

  • Invitations for one member to three dinners at Southern Hills Country Club with performances by acclaimed opera stars.
  • Recognition as a President’s Council Member in Tulsa Opera programs.
  • Invitation to special open rehearsal during the 2023-2024 Season.
  • Guest invitations available at a special rate of $250 per dinner.
  • New Member Rate: $1,500

New Benefit! Opera Passport by OPERA America offers discounts of 10% or more to over 100 opera companies across North America for traveling opera patrons. Learn more about this program here or contact Alex Johnson at ajohnson@tulsaopera.com for more information.

Under the age of 40? Tulsa Opera invites young lovers of bewitching music and divine cuisine to join our circle of premiere supporters at a special discounted price when you register for our young professionals’ group High Note Club.

Join the President’s Council

Experience the grace, beauty, and power up close of what makes opera artists the crème de la crème of all performers – and be surrounded by an exciting group of music lovers who revel in a thrilling night on the town.

Payment plans are available. For more information or inquiries, contact us by email at acurry@tulsaopera.com.