Don't feel left out. There are still many ways for you to enjoy low-cost or free performances at the Kennedy Center:
Welcome to BravO, Washington National Opera's program for students and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 40! BravO is DC's premier young professional arts-lover program, welcoming those who are interested in opera to connect with each other, WNO, and the productions.
Subscriptions now available for the 2016-2017 season! Subscribe today.
Interested in seeing just one or two operas, but not up for the full subscription? BravO members save on single tickets to BravO Nights. Sign up for BravO to receive a newsletters and stay up to date on current single ticket offers.
BravO had an awesome 15-16 season kickoff with Carmen & Cocktails following the 9/25 performance of Carmen. The evening featured The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, mingling with artists from the show, a pop-up tattoo bar, social photo booth, fortune teller, surprise swag, and more!
Join us for the next one in September- stay tuned for more info.
BravO's first annual Opera House backstage tour took place on Friday, November 20th! We’ll have another one next fall.
The Costume Studio tour will occur on Saturday, July 16th.
BravO's first annual Opera House backstage tour took place on Friday, November 20th and we had a fabulous tour of the Costume Studio on Saturday, July 16th.
Check back once the 16-17 season begins for information about our next tour!
Informative and entertaining, Opera Insights take you inside the composer's mind, behind the scenes of planning a production, and into the history and social context of each opera. These lectures are free with a ticket to that evening's performance.
From happy hours with Opera on Tap to opera events as they pop up around the DMV area, BravO members receive more information with twice monthly emails from Washington National Opera and BravO's Facebook Group.
UPCOMING: Join other BravO members for the 16-17 season kickoff party at Opera in the Outfield! Come to the Budweiser Brewhouse (inside the Center Field Plaza gates) for food, drinks, games and photo ops from 5:00 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. before the live simulcast of The Marriage of Figaro at 7:00 p.m. Then, watch the broadcast in a special section reserved exclusively for BravO!
Save the date for Saturday, September 24th at Nationals Park!
BravO members have exclusive access to $250 Opera Ball tickets! The Opera Ball, considered by some as one of the best annual events in DC, closes the opera's season.
Interested in getting more involved? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on joining the Bravo Council.