Tempo – Young Professionals Group


 

What is Tempo?

Tempo is a membership program for both new and seasoned opera-goers ages 21-39. Your $50 Tempo membership includes exciting benefits to help you get acquainted with Minnesota Opera.


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Join Tempo Now!

 

Tempo Membership Benefits

As a Tempo member, you’ll enjoy:

  • Savings of up to 76% off of opening night tickets.
  • Invitations to Tempo Nights Out + After Parties.
  • Discounts on Tempo events and Behind the Curtain education classes.
  • Opportunities to meet the singers and creative team behind each production at select events.

 

Tempo Night Out Includes

  • Up to two steeply discounted tickets for Minnesota Opera’s opening night performances. Purchase a 3-, 4- or 5-opera Tempo subscription and save even more! See pricing below. 
  • Opera Insights — free, fun and informative sessions held one hour before every show.
  • Admittance to the members-only Tempo Intermission Lounge.
  • Exclusive invitations to After Parties, where you can brush elbows with performers and other Tempo members in an entertaining and relaxed atmosphere.

 

Opening Night Single Ticket Prices

Regular Prices

Tempo

$50-$100  $30

 

Buy 3 or More Operas and Save Even More!

   Regular Prices  Tempo
 Choose 3 Operas  $140-$265  $80
 Choose 4 Operas  $175-$335  $100
 See All 5 Operas  $205-$390  $120

 

To purchase Tempo tickets or opera packages, call the Minnesota Opera Ticket Office at 612-333-6669, M-F, 10am-5pm.  

 

Tempo Special Events

Tempo has been building the next generation of opera-goers over the last decade through intimate, memorable and affordable experiences. Save the dates for our upcoming events!

  • 10.21.14 – Tap into Tempo  Join us for beer with a side of opera from some of our favorite singers! We’ll preview the upcoming Minnesota Opera season ans sample beers from the brewmasters at Fulton Brewery.
  • 3.28.15 – Cabaret  Minnesota Opera’s Resident Artists take you on a musical journey at the spectacular ARIA event center in the Warehouse District of Minneapolis. With its original brick walls and cavernous ceilings, ARIA combines old world elegance with new world chic – the perfect fit for this year’s Cabaret event! This will be the most imaginative event of the season.

 

Tempo Nights Out + After Parties

Your Tempo tickets give you access to the exclusive Intermission Lounge and After Parties immediately following these performances. All After Parties except the Red Hot Gold Rush are included in the price of your Tempo tickets.

  • 9.20.14 – La fanciulla del West (Red Hot Gold Rush Opening Night Gala After Party)
  • 11.1.14 - Hansel and Gretel
  • 1.24.15 – The Elixir of Love
  • 3.7.15 - The Manchurian Candidate
  • 4.25.15 – Carmen

 

Tempo Happy Hour + Behind the Curtain

Meet up at a North Loop neighborhood hot spot for cocktails and nosh. Then head over to the Minnesota Opera Center just blocks away for Behind the Curtain. Get the inside scoop as opera experts and members of the cast and creative team lead discussions exploring the music, history and design of each opera. Behind the Curtain events are ideal for first-time opera goers and long-term fans alike. Please purchase your tickets ahead of time, these events sell out quickly.

  • 9.8.14 – La fanciulla del West
  • 10.13.14 – Hansel and Gretel
  • 1.12.15 – The Elixir of Love
  • 2.16.15 – The Manchurian Candidate
  • 4.6.15 – Carmen

Admission: Cash bar and food available for purchase at happy hour locations. RSVP required via tempo@mnopera.org. Behind the Curtain ticket $15/Tempo member, $35/general admission. Happy Hours begin at 5pm; Behind the Curtain events begin at 7pm.

 

Tempo Special Events

  • More information coming soon!

 

Connect with Tempo on Facebook and Twitter. Questions about the program? Call 612-342-9580 or email tempo@mnopera.org.

 

Tempo Board of Directors and Committee Members

 Ryan Alberg, Treasurer

Thomas Bakken

Maya Beecham

Ben Canine, Membership Chair

Leslie Carey, Marketing Chair

Melissa Daul

Alexis DuPlessis

Katie Eiser, Programming Co-chair

Kara Eliason

Jennifer Engel, Chair

Laura Green, Programming Co-chair

Karsten Jensen, Staff Liaison

Claire Joseph

Kristin Matejcek, Staff Liaison

Megan Mehl

Susan Nwoke Leppke

Faris Rashid

Chrissi Reimer, Secretary

Danielle Ricci

Jana Sackmeister

Polina Saprygina

Rhonda Skoby, Vice Chair