Join the OAE Patron Scheme and you’ll become a vital part of one of the world’s leading period instrument Orchestras.
Patrons are at the heart of our work. In return for your generosity, we like to make sure your membership brings you closer to our music. We pride ourselves on our individuality and are always happy to discuss ideas.
"I wanted to get more involved with the orchestra. It felt like a huge family and I wanted to be a part of that."
Caroline Noblet, OAE Chair Patron
Associate Patron from £1,000
Friends membership benefits (entry to rehearsals, an invitation to the OAE Southbank Centre Season Launch and supporters party, opportunities to join us on tour abroad, access to music discussion groups led by our players, access to digital events with the CEO, Chairman, and OAE players, and a credit in OAE programmes)*
Priority booking for Glyndebourne Festival Opera+ and two complimentary tickets to one OAE Glyndebourne dress rehearsal
Access to an interval drinks reception at each OAE Southbank Centre concert
Bespoke ticket booking through the OAE Development team, with seasonal ticket discounts available on premium seats
Invitation to multiple online discussion sessions via Zoom with OAE staff and players, tailored to your interests
A minimum payment of £220 a year secures all Associate Patron benefits, and you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £780 is a suggested minimum donation.
+Priority booking of two tickets across the Festival for Associate Patrons and six tickets across the Festival for Chair/Aria Patrons and above, subject to availability
Select a concert from our Southbank Centre season and gain unique insight into the artistic process behind the creation of your chosen programme.
All the benefits of Chair and Aria Patron, plus:
Invitations to a special programme of events across the development of the project, which can be tailored to your interests. This could include:
Lunch or dinner or a socially distanced meeting with our Chief Executive or key artists around the rehearsals
Pre-concert backstage tour
Bespoke post-concert hospitality options including a dinner with key artists
Opportunity to join the project on tour abroad*
Personal updates on your projects’ evolution and socially distanced access to advanced rehearsals and schedules
Credit in the programme acknowledging your support of the concert/project
A minimum payment of £550 a year secures all Project Patron benefits and you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £7,450 is a suggested minimum donation.
Get closer to the creative and planning process of curating an orchestral season.
All the benefits of Project Patron, plus:
Opportunity to attend the annual Curators’ Lunch or digital meeting with members of the OAE Players’ Artistic Committee to hear their plans well ahead of the Season announcement*
The opportunity to host an event in your home, which could include a chamber music performance*
Tour of the OAE digital workshop and facilities
A minimum payment of £600 a year secures all Season Patron benefits and you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £14,400 is a suggested minimum donation.