Subscribe by joining the Circle 500

Wellington Opera is seeking to build a sustainable commercial model for the company and we are asking you to support us by committing to buying two tickets at $250 per ticket for our next three productions, 2022 – 2024.

There is no payment required now, just indicate your commitment for three productions. You will be allocated the very best seats at the St. James Theatre – seating that will only be available to Circle 500 members and not on public sale.

You can select your performance date and have flexibility leading up to the season. Our team will be in touch to confirm your personal requirements. 

Join with your fellow opera lovers from around New Zealand in supporting Wellington Opera.

Just email us to sign up.


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Other ways to support us


Wellington Opera is grateful for the incredible support from our family of donors. Please consider joining us to continue creating opera in Wellington.

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Bring a group

Contact our team to book a group to any of our performances. We have had huge enthusiasm from corporate groups. Contact us to discuss booking and pricing.

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Purchase tickets now

Wellington Opera is reliant on box office success to fund around 50% of our production costs. Your early commitment is valuable to us so that our audience is known in advance.

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You will be allocated the very best seats at the St James Theatre – premium Dress Circle and Grand Circle seating for your selected date.


Your three year commitment will provide Wellington Opera with a strong foundation for planning future seasons. Let us know if you prefer to commit for a different term or seating zone.


Our team will be be in touch to confirm your preferred performance. We can provide flexibility dependent on overall sales.  

CIRCLE 500 Payment

No payment is required now – we just need your backing. Payment is around 4 months in advance of each production. For 2022, payment will be due on 31 March. Our team will be in touch.