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Donate to ESO

When you donate to the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra…

  • You support a season of extraordinary concerts featuring world class artists with tickets starting at $24. Check out the concerts you directly support in the 2016/2017 season!
  • Your donation provides 36% of the ESO’s annual budget which allows the ESO to continue to perform exquisite live music in the Winspear Centre which has a huge impact on our Edmonton arts community.
  • Your gift also supports education initiatives like Young Composers’ Project, YONA-Sistema, and Adopt-A-Player. To find out more about these programs click here.
  • You will receive a tax receipt for the full value of your donation.
  • You can take part is some fantastic exclusive benefits designed to bring you closer to the music. Click on each donor level to discover more information about your donor benefits.


Friends of Music

  • Receive a tax receipt for the full amount of your gift
  • Be recognized in Signature magazine
  • Service fees for ticket exchanges between ESO concerts are waived**
  • Bring a group of 15 or more on a free Overture tour of the Winspear Centre*

  • All Friend Benefits
  • Two invitations to appreciation events including guest artist meet & greets, dress rehearsals and onstage receptions*

  • All Supporter Benefits
  • Enjoy complimentary tickets for two friends to an ESO or Live at the Winspear concert you plan on attending!*

  • All Contributor Benefits
  • Enjoy access to the Landmark Group Founders’ Room private lounge with your guests at one performance
  • Redeem your Flex-Pass before the general public to get the seats you want! We will contact you at least two weeks in advance of your special Flex Pass redemption date *NEW for 2015-16 season*

Orchestra Circle

  • All Advocate Benefits
  • Host your guests in the Landmark Group Founders’ Room private donor lounge at ESO concerts
  • Orchestra Circle Card for easy purchase of beverages in Landmark Group Founders' Room.
  • Receive complimentary, reserved, underground parking at every ESO and Live at the Winspear performance
  • Exclusive access to select special event tickets prior to subscriber or public onsale

  • All Bronze Benefits
  • Enjoy a private meeting for you and your guests with an ESO or Live at the Winspear Guest Artist at one performance of your choice*

  • All Silver Benefits
  • Join other Gold level donors for food, wine and conversation at a private dinner with Bill Eddins or Lucas Waldin

  • All Gold Benefits
  • Let us host you and twenty friends, colleagues or clients at a pre-concert reception, then enjoy the concert – on us!*

* subject to availability
**subject to seating availability, price upgrade may apply.
All dates subject to change


If you're ready to make a donation online right now, please click here, or use the menu on the right to explore the many other ways you can support the ESO.