Friends & Patrons

Our cultural collaborators

The support from our friends and private patrons forms the keystone of the educational resource that is an Opera Odyssey.
Our friends are admirers of opera, classical music, and the arts, and they value its heritage. They recognise the cultural and artistic contribution that an Opera Odyssey will make, not least by stimulating interest in composers whose works have been abandoned.
These composers are part of opera’s history, and through the generous support of our friends they will not remain unremembered.

Your inestimable support allows us to:

Produce an international resource that is comprehensive, entertaining, and academically robust

Promote the operatic talents of the singers engaged to showcase opera’s four-century history

Make the project entirely philanthropic, maximising support for the work of the renowned charity Musicians Without Borders

Friend - €250

♦ Friends-only issue CD of the 10 Baroque arias plus each of the three subsequent CDs as they are produced
♦ Signed book of 160 photographs of the making of Season One (Baroque era), reserved for Friends and Patrons only
♦ Acknowledgement on our website (your consent required)
♦ Receive the quarterly Friends & Patrons Opera Odyssey e-Magazine
♦ Lifetime 10% discount in the online Opera Odyssey shop
♦ Discounts on tours and events

Supporting Friend - €500

♦ Two tickets to the inaugural Opera Odyssey Gala Concert in Prague*
♦ Friends-only issue CD of the 10 Baroque arias plus each of the three susequent CDs as they are produced 
♦ The set of Season One DVDs
♦ A limited release behind-the-scenes DVD of the making of Season One
♦ Acknowledgement in the Season One programme end credits AND on the Opera Odyssey website (your consent required)
♦ Receive the quarterly Friends & Patrons Opera Odyssey e-Magazine
♦ Lifetime 15% discount in the online Opera Odyssey shop
♦ Discounts on tours and events

Premium Friend
€1000

♦ An invitation (for two) to attend the aria filming in Prague, scheduled for August 2021*
♦ Two VIP tickets to the inaugural Opera Odyssey Gala Concert in Prague scheduled for March 2022*
♦ Signed book of 160 photographs of the making of Season One (Baroque era), reserved for Friends and Patrons only
♦ Friends-only issue CD of the 10 Baroque arias plus each of the three subsequent CDs as they are produced
♦ A limited edition set of the Season One DVDs, plus all subsequent sets as the seasons are produced
♦ A limited release behind the scenes DVD of the making of the series
♦ Acknowledgement in the Season One programme end credits AND on the Opera Odyssey website (your consent required)
♦ Receive the quarterly Friends & Patrons Opera Odyssey e-Magazine
♦ Lifetime 17% discount in the online Opera Odyssey shop
♦ Discounts on tours and events
* Please note that both invitations to Prague do not include travel or accommodation

PATRON
€1350

♦ An invitation (for two) to attend the aria filming in Prague, scheduled for August 2021*
♦ A copy of the limited edition Opera Odyssey book
♦ Two VIP tickets to the inaugural Opera Odyssey Gala Concert in Prague, scheduled for March 2022*
♦ Signed book of 160 photographs of the making of Season One (Baroque era), reserved for Friends and Patrons only
♦ Friends-only issue CD of the 10 Baroque arias plus each of the three subsequent CDs as they are produced
♦ A limited edition set of the Season One DVDs, plus all subsequent sets as the seasons are produced
♦ A limited release behind the scenes DVD of the making of the series
♦ Acknowledgement in the Season One programme end credits AND on the Opera Odyssey website (your consent required)
♦ Receive the quarterly Friends & Patrons Opera Odyssey e-Magazine
♦ Lifetime 20% discount in the online Opera Odyssey shop
♦ Discounts on tours and events
* Please note that both invitations to Prague do not include travel or accommodation

STEP 1: Complete this short form and press submit

STEP 2: Select the corresponding payment option
OR use our bank details for a bank transfer

Friends and Patrons

If you prefer to make a bank transfer the details are:
Account Name: Baikal Developments Limited
IBAN: IE49 AIBK 934348 59790072
BIC: AIBKIE2D

An

Opera in your name

a truly unique way to support an Opera Odyssey

€350 to sponsor an opera segment

A total of 33 operas will be discussed in Season 1 of our TV/DVD series.  With a generous contribution of €350, you can nominate one of our opera segments to be named in your or a loved one’s honour celebrating your or their love of opera. The name may be a personal pleasure, in honour of loved ones, or in memoriam of a family member.  With your consent, the names will also be featured on this website. You will receive:

♦ Acknowledgement in the programme credits celebrating your or a loved one’s love of opera. 
♦ A giclée fine art print by Alexander Novoseltsev of a scene from your supported opera 
♦ The set of Season One DVDs
♦ Lifetime 12% discount in the online Opera Odyssey shop

The operas for which segments are available to sponsor
They will be allocated on a first come, first served basis so fill in the form below now!

Acis and Galatea (Handel)
Agrippina (Handel)
Alcina (Handel)
Almira (Handel)
Ariodante (Handel)
Atys (Lully)
Beggar’s Opera (Pepusch)
Bellerophon (Lully)
Dafne (Peri)
Dido & Aeneas (Purcell)
d’Ulisse in patria (Monteverdi)
Fairy Queen (Purcell)
Filosofo di campagne (Galuppi)
Giasone (Cavalli)
Giulio Cesare (Handel)
Gustavo primo, re di Svezia (Galuppi)
Hippolyte et Aricie (Rameau)
Il Tigrane (Scarlatti)
La Calisto (Cavalli)
La clemenza di Tito (Caldara)
La serva padrona (Pergolesi)
Les Indes Galantes (Rameau)
Liberazione di Ruggiero (Caccini)
L’incorazione de Poppea (Monteverdi)
L’Orfeo (Monteverdi)
Orlando (Handel)
Ormindo (Cavalli)
Platee (Rameau)
Rinaldo (Handel)
Rodelinda (Handel)
Semele (Handel)
Serse (Handel)
Tamerlano (Handel)

Sample Programme Credit

Tamerlano
Consultant: Matteo Giordano

Kindly supported by:
R. Barker & Family
London

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