We’ll admit, opera can be a bit intimidating if you’ve never been before. Luckily, we’ve curated the perfect prix fixe menu: catch the best sampling of opera works, while also getting a deeper understanding of the art form with our exclusive pre-show talks. You’ll also enjoy intermission receptions with fellow first-timers—the wine’s on us! 

With a Newcomer Package, you get: 

  • A really good deal (as in 10% off regular tickets). Packages start at only $63! 
  • Pre-show discussion on Newcomer Nights about what you’re going to see and hear so you become an expert 
  • “Newbies only” intermission receptions on Newcomer Nights with complimentary wine (of course) 
  • Easy Payment Plans, get started with a 1st payment as low as 20% of your total package price
  • Savings of 10% on any additional 2023/24 season performances you choose to add-on to your package

23/24 Newcomer package

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The 2023/24 Newcomer Package includes tickets to the following performances: 

  • The Barber of Seville - Thursday, November 2, 2023
  • El Ultimo Sueno de Frida & Diego - Thursday, November 30, 2023
  • La Traviata - Thursday, April 18, 2024

All Newcomer Nights listed above include an exclusive Newcomer pre-performance talk before the performance and reception during intermission. 

Newcomer packages are available only to first-time subscribers.
To subscribe to the Newcomer Package, contact the Box Office at 213.972.8001 (Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm). Have questions, feel free to give us a call or email us at 

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The not-so-fine print (your benefits explained). There are lots of these, so better go refresh that coffee first. We'll wait.

Join fellow Newcomers (who also want to learn what a sitzprobe is) at an informative yet fun pre-performance chat AND an exclusive intermission reception with complimentary wine.

We get it - opera can be expensive especially when buying multiple tickets in a subscription.  That's where we can help!  You can spread your payments out over a couple months. To set up a payment plan, please order your subscription by phone by calling the Box Office at 213.972.8001 Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:00am - 6:00pm (PST).

Should anything change and you don’t feel comfortable joining us, we’ll be happy to exchange or refund your tickets free of charge.

If you can’t make a performance of that opera, don't fret,  you may donate your ticket back to LA Opera (FYI: we are a non-profit organization) for a tax-deductible donation (now it's your accountant's problem).**

**Ticket donations may be made up until two hours prior to curtain time of that performance; exceptions may be made for sold-out performances.

Newcomer packages are available only to first time subscribers. To subscribe to the Newcomer Package, please contact the Box Office.
Phone: 213.972.8001 (Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm)
Email: customerservice@laopera.org