Ring Cycle Symposium: Cycle III

The Opera Ball

This annual black-tie celebration is Washington National Opera's largest fundraiser. Under the chairmanship of Jane and Calvin Cafritz and Samia and A. Huda Farouki—and in celebration of WNO's 60th Diamond Anniversary season—the evening will feature intimate pre-Ball dinners hosted by various Ambassadors at their elegant Residences and Embassies located throughout Washington, D.C. This year's Ball concludes at the Headquarters of the Organization of American States where guests will experience a memorable evening of dessert, music, and dancing.

  • Saturday, May 21 | Dinners begin approximately 7 p.m.
  • Ball follows at the Headquarters of the Organization of American States
  • Ball-only ticket $500 | Ball and dinner $1,000 | Group packages from $5,000
  • For more information, please call (202) 416-8496 or email OperaBall@kennedy-center.org.