BravO

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Outside of the 18-40 age range?

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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.

Please join the BravO Facebook Group for up-to-date information on all upcoming events!

Discounted BravO Subscription—Friday Performances, up to 50% off full subscription

Subscriptions now available for the 2016-2017 season! Subscribe today.

Single Tickets for $30, $50, & $75!

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 emailed newsletters and stay up to date on current single ticket offers.

Annual Season Kickoff Event

Thanks to everyone who came out to the 16-17 BravO season kickoff party at Opera in the Outfield on September 24th at Nationals Park! We enjoyed food, drinks, games and photo ops before watching the live simulcast of The Marriage of Figaro.

Free Costume Tour and Backstage Tour

Please save the date for upcoming backstage and costume tours!

Our second annual backstage tour will take place on March 10th before Champion (BravO Night).  Look out for RSVP information in the 2/16 newsletter or on the BravO Facebook Group.

Save the date for a Takoma Costume Studio tour on Saturday, April 8th!

Free Pre-Performance Talks

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.

Monthly Happy Hours and Social Events

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 us for a BravO Dead Man Walking preview event with Jake Heggie featuring Catherine Martin!  The event will take place at the home of Nicole Alfandre Halbreiner on Sunday, February 26th from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Look out for RSVP information in the 2/16 newsletter.  Space is limited and an RSVP is required! 

BravO Night for Dead Man Walking is March 3rd.

BravO Night for Champion is March 10th.  

Tips for BravO Nights:

Remember to head up to the South Opera Tier Lounge (between the first and second tiers) during intermission for a complimentary glass of champagne in the BravO member-only lounge and head over to The Watergate Hotel after the performance!

Discounted Opera Ball Tickets

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.

BravO Council

Interested in getting more involved? Email bravo@kennedy-center.org for more information on joining the Bravo Council.