Ensure that present and future audiences experience the excellence of Lyric Opera.

Photo by Cory Weaver, Rigoletto, 2018

Corporate Giving

An investment in the arts is an investment in our city.

Join the Lyric Opera Corporate Council

A Corporate Council partnership offers Kansas City companies the opportunity to join with other business leaders to help the Lyric Opera fulfill its mission and invest in creating a vibrant arts culture in our community.

Corporate members are recognized for their support in electronic, print and social media, providing an association with an established arts institution that impacts more than 43,000 patrons, children, and teachers annually.

The Lyric offers several levels of giving, allowing businesses to choose which type of partnership best meets their philanthropic, branding, and entertainment goals. Let us help you connect with the Kansas City community in an exciting and innovative way by offering access to:

  • Concierge ticket service to Lyric Opera performances
  • Our event space and at Lyric Opera performances to entertain clients
  • Recognition and promotion to 26,000 audience members annually

To join the Corporate Council or to discuss options to align your benefits with your business goals, contact Jonathan Thomas, Senior Manager of Individual Giving, at (816) 802-6061 or by email at jthomas@kcopera.org.

Levels of Support

  • Richard J. Stern Society – $50,000 and above
  • Maestro’s Circle – $25,000 – $49,999
  • Verismo – $15,000 – $24,999
  • Bel Canto – $10,000 – $14,999
  • Impresario – $5,000 – $9,999
  • Corporate Council – $2,500 – $4,999
  • Corporate Community Partner – $250 – $2,499

Thank you Corporate Council members

Bel Canto
Baird Logo        Spencer Fane logo 
Anthology Senior Living Logo       Halls Logo
Corporate Council


Commerce Bank, n.a.
Craig Associates
High Touch Inc.
Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm
RubinBrown LLP
The Whitlock Company


Be a Part of Lyric

We are grateful for the passion and dedication that our patrons show through participation in groups supporting the Company.  Learn More