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We think attending opera is like eating chocolates—you can’t have just one. Or even one flavor when there are so many to choose from. After all, the excitement, taking your seat, the orchestra warming up, the music sta—oops, sorry, got distracted.

Anyway, unlike chocolates, you know exactly what you’re going to get in this box of opera, because you pick them yourself.

As we said before, with the Design-Your-Own packages, you can:

  • Pick your performance dates
  • Splurge on pricier seats to some operas and not others
  • Pick and choose your operas and opera styles according to your unique tastes
  • See as few as 3 (good) or as many as 11 (best)*
  • All of the above

In addition to all the free stuff everyone gets with LA Opera, you get extra perks with a Design-Your-Own package like discounted exchanges and priority seating.

It’s simple. You pick them, and we make sure you have a good time.

*Note: before april 29, you have to purchase 6 or more operas. After april 29, you can purchase as few as 3.

the not so fine print (benefits explained)

DYO Full Subscription holders receive first choice seats (behind Full Season Subscribers), before tickets go on sale to the public (you lucky people).

Jump the queue: package holders receive priority purchasing for all mainstage productions and concerts/recitals/Off Grand presentations (like Psycho, Angel's Bone, Javier Camarena in Recital, and Rodelinda in Concert) before they go on sale to the public.  This will give you some killer bragging rights with your friends.

Change of plans? Looks like rain? Surprise visit from the in-laws? No problem. You can exchange your tickets into the same section at a different performance of the same opera for only $5 (regularly $25 per ticket).**

You did know that we're a non-profit, right? If you can’t attend a performance, you may donate your ticket back to LA Opera for a tax-deductible donation.***

Save on swanky dinners, drinks and overnight stays with great discounts at downtown LA hotels, restaurants and more! (Valid September 2019 – June 2020)

We get it - going to lots of opera can add up, but we can help!  You can spread your payments out over a couple months. To set up a payment plan, please call the Box Office at 213.972.8001 Monday through Saturday, from 10:00am - 6:00pm (PST).

The actual fine print:

**Exchanges may be subject to seating price increase and are based on availability.  Exchanges made less than 48 hours prior to curtain time are subject to a $25 Exchange Fee.

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