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About WNO


Washington National Opera continues to move confidently forward on a great adventure that began when the company was founded in 1956. Learn about the company's history, leaders, staff and orchestra.

Production Rentals

A variety of set, lighting, and costume designs from WNO original productions are available for rental.

Room Rentals

WNO Studios at Takoma hosts professional quality rehearsal rooms that are suited for any type of production. These rooms are available for rental during the offseason months.

WNO-Kennedy Center Affiliation

As part of the WNO-Kennedy Center affiliation, which is effective July 1, 2011, WNO patrons may be assured that the Opera will continue regular operations.

Contact WNO

Administrative Offices can be reached by phone: 202.295.2420 (Please do not call the Administrative Office number for tickets.) Audience Services can be reached for ticket and subscription information by phone: 202.295.2400 or 800.US.OPERA.