Valhalla Circle

Claim Your Place Amongst the Gods!

Lyric’s new Ring, conducted by music director Sir Andrew Davis and directed by David Pountney, has been widely praised internationally, and there are only three opportunities to experience this operatic tour de force in spring 2020.

We are once again offering the opportunity to delve deeper into the Ring by joining the Valhalla Circle—a giving society designed specifically for fans who wish to learn more from Lyric's artistic staff while mingling with fellow Wagner lovers.

Early access packages for the 2020 Ring cycle with a built-in membership in the Valhalla Circle are available now. Receive priority seating and a host of exciting benefits designed to elevate your Ring experience.

Donations made through this page will count toward your 2020 Valhalla Circle membership, for which you will receive benefits during your respective cycle.

If you have questions, or if you would prefer to give by phone, please contact 312.827.5685.

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Claim Your Place Amongst the Gods!

Lyric’s new Ring, conducted by music director Sir Andrew Davis and directed by David Pountney, has been widely praised internationally, and there are only three opportunities to experience this operatic tour de force in spring 2020.

We are once again offering the opportunity to delve deeper into the Ring by joining the Valhalla Circle—a giving society designed specifically for fans who wish to learn more from Lyric's artistic staff while mingling with fellow Wagner lovers.

Early access packages for the 2020 Ring cycle with a built-in membership in the Valhalla Circle are available now. Receive priority seating and a host of exciting benefits designed to elevate your Ring experience.

Donations made through this page will count toward your 2020 Valhalla Circle membership, for which you will receive benefits during your respective cycle.

If you have questions, or if you would prefer to give by phone, please contact 312.827.5685.

Membership Levels

Brünnhilde

$12,000+

Invitations

  • Inside the Ring: A personal tour of the set with your guests by a member of Lyric's Technical team, just moments before the curtain rises
  • Brut Strength: Enjoy a champagne toast while exploring the set of Siegfried on the afternoon of the hero's opera
  • Leitmotif Luncheon: Dine and mingle with host Sir Andrew Davis, the Ring creative team, and fellow Valhalla Circle members at the kickoff event of our cycle celebration

Person iconDining and Refreshments

  • Invitation for two to join the General Director's table at the Twilight Progressive Dinner at your performance of Götterdämmerung 
  • Dining privileges in The William B. and Catherine Graham Room during cycle performances
  • Complimentary access to Flight of the Valkyries: Sample craft beer from Chicago breweries following your performance of Das Rheingold.

Ticket iconExclusive Dress Rehearsals

  • Six passes to the Dress Rehearsal of Götterdämmerung (2019/20 Season)

 Person iconExclusive Benefits

  • Commemorative Book with photos and stories from each opera
  • Ring swag bag with select Lyric merchandise
  • Recognition in the performance program during Lyric's Ring cycles
  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk
  • Exclusive Valhalla Circle Membership Card
  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House

Diamond iconPriority Seating

  • Complimentary admission and VIP seating at all Ring learning opportunities
  • Valhalla Circle members receive priority when Ring cycle seating is done in summer 2019

Wotan

$7,500-$11,999

 Person iconDining and Refreshments

  • Invitation for two to enjoy the complimentary Twilight Progressive Dinner at your performance of Götterdämmerung 
  • Dining privileges in The William B. and Catherine Graham Room during cycle performances
  • Complimentary access to Flight of the Valkyries: Sample craft beer from Chicago breweries following your performance of Das Rheingold.

Ticket iconExclusive Dress Rehearsals

  • Four passes to the Dress Rehearsal of Götterdämmerung (2019/20 Season)

Invitations

  • Brut Strength: Enjoy a champagne toast while exploring the set of Siegfried on the afternoon of the hero's opera
  • Leitmotif Luncheon: Dine and mingle with host Sir Andrew Davis, the Ring creative team, and fellow Valhalla Circle members at the kickoff event of our cycle celebration

 Person iconExclusive Benefits

  • Ring swag bag with select Lyric merchandise
  • Recognition in the performance program during Lyric's Ring cycles
  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk
  • Exclusive Valhalla Circle Membership Card
  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House

Diamond iconPriority Seating

  • Complimentary admission at all Ring learning opportunities
  • Valhalla Circle members receive priority when Ring cycle seating is done in summer 2019

Siegfried

$3,500-$7,499

Person iconDining and Refreshments

  • Complimentary access to Flight of the Valkyries: Sample craft beer from Chicago breweries following your performance of Das Rheingold.

Ticket iconExclusive Dress Rehearsals

  • Two passes to the Dress Rehearsal of Götterdämmerung (2019/20 Season)

Invitations

  • Brut Strength: Enjoy a champagne toast while exploring the set of Siegfried on the afternoon of the hero's opera
  • Leitmotif Luncheon: Dine and mingle with host Sir Andrew Davis, the Ring creative team, and fellow Valhalla Circle members at the kickoff event of our cycle celebration

 Person iconExclusive Benefits

  • Ring swag bag with select Lyric merchandise
  • Recognition in the performance program during Lyric's Ring cycles
  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk
  • Exclusive Valhalla Circle Membership Card
  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House

Diamond iconPriority Seating

  • Complimentary admission at all Ring learning opportunities
  • Valhalla Circle members receive priority when Ring cycle seating is done in summer 2019

Fricka

$1,500-$3,499

Person iconDining and Refreshments

  • Complimentary access to Flight of the Valkyries: Sample craft beer from Chicago breweries following your performance of Das Rheingold.

Invitations

  • Leitmotif Luncheon: Dine and mingle with host Sir Andrew Davis, the Ring creative team, and fellow Valhalla Circle members at the kickoff event of our cycle celebration

 Person iconExclusive Benefits

  • Ring swag bag with select Lyric merchandise
  • Recognition in the performance program during Lyric's Ring cycles
  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk
  • Exclusive Valhalla Circle Membership Card
  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House

Diamond iconPriority Seating

  • Valhalla Circle members receive priority when Ring cycle seating is done in summer 2019

Valkyrie

$750-$1,499

Person iconDining and Refreshments

  • Complimentary access to Flight of the Valkyries: Sample craft beer from Chicago breweries following your performance of Das Rheingold.

Person iconExclusive Benefits

  • Recognition in the performance program during Lyric's Ring cycles
  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk
  • Exclusive Valhalla Circle Membership Card
  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House

Diamond iconPriority Seating

  • Valhalla Circle members receive priority when Ring cycle seating is done in summer 2019

Rhinemaiden

$250-$749

Person iconExclusive Benefits

  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House
  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk
  • Exclusive Valhalla Circle Membership Card

Diamond iconPriority Seating

  • Valhalla Circle members receive priority when Ring cycle seating is done in summer 2019