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ADOR – The Friends of the Opera Royal

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Support the Royal Opera and assure its future

By joining the Friends of the Royal Opera, you will fully enjoy a sumptuous musical season, have access to exclusive benefits, and you will protect the future of the Royal Opera, one of the world’s greatest works by King Louis XV’s architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel, inaugurated on 16 May 1770 for the feast for the wedding of the Dauphin Louis XVI and the Archduchess Marie-Antoinette.

Choose the level of ADOR membership that suits you and be part of this exciting musical and heritage adventure.

Your ADOR membership is tax deductible in France and in the EU


ADOR – The Friends of the Royal Opera contributes actively to enhance the national and international reputation of the Royal Opera.  ADOR is a non-profit organization, governed by the law of July 1, 1901, registered at the Prefecture of Yvelines, eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions.


You are a private individual, residing in France
Donations larger than 50€ (within the limit of 20% of taxable income) are eligible for tax deductions up to 66%. A tax receipt will be furnished for all donations.


You are a private individual, residing in Europe
The Transnational Giving Europe network (TGE) allows you to join ADOR and benefit directly from the tax benefits provided by the legislation of your country of residence. A tax receipt will be furnished for all donations.


For American tax residents :

With the help of the French American Cultural Foundation, you can benefit from a tax reduction given by the Internal Revenue Service.
Contact us for more information at [email protected] / 01 30 83 70 92.


Your Benefits

  • Invitations to the shows of the Royal Opera Season, according to your subscription level.
  • Free Château de Versailles Spectacles OR Card which provides you:
    – Reduced prices for all performances of the Royal Opera and Royal Chapel musical season as well as the summer shows of Château de Versailles Spectacles.
    – Free Entry to the Château de Versailles and to the temporary exhibitions.
    – Free Entry to Musical Fountains Show and the Musical Gardens of Versailles.
  • Invitation to private tours and exclusive events.
  • Exclusive offers to certain concerts and events.
  • Access to the Patrons Lounge.
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This season’s artistic projects supported by ADOR

ADOR is strongly committed to the Royal Opera and support each season several productions in the form of financial aid, allowing the recipients to develop their artistic projects which will be presented in the Palace of Versailles.

This essential support reflects more than ever the mission that the Friends of the Royal Opera have given themselves: providing the means to a new generation of baroque musicians to bring back to life the great masterpieces of our musical heritage.

ADOR’s Board of Directors

Wilfried Meynet, President
Stephan Chenderoff, Vice-Président
François Habègre, Treasurer
Jean-Claude Broguet, Secretary
Joêlle Broguet †, Founding Member


Bureau de l’ADOR.
01 30 83 70 92 /  [email protected]


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