Support America's Opera Company

Washington National Opera

Washington National Opera, as a leader in opera and a flagship of the Kennedy Center, seeks to inspire, connect, and enrich our community, shape the future of opera, and illuminate the American and human experience. We tell timeless stories with programming that excites, entertains, engages, and educates. We are committed to diversity and balance—presenting classic, contemporary, and American works—to broad local, national, and international audiences.

Triple your impact and join the Crescendo Challenge! 

All new or increased gifts to WNO this year will be matched 2 to one! Thanks to the support of an anonymous donor, every dollar of your new or increased support will help leverage 2 dollars in matching funds.  There is no better time to make a gift to WNO!


Support WNO

Support WNO as a Member

Support Washington National Opera programming directly when you designate your Membership to WNO. Starting at $75, Membership gifts are an important part of funding WNO's programs, and get you closer to the opera you love with Members Only-Ticket Priority, WNO Studio Tours, and more...

Join WNO Circles

Elevate your support of WNO as a WNO Circles Member. You'll have access to the best WNO has to offer, plus exclusive benefits like Rehearsal Concierge services, invitations to special events and lectures, and more...available to WNO Circles members only. 

WNO Donation

Young opera students performing a song.

Make a philanthropic gift

Make a philanthropic gift in support of Washington National Opera's artistic and educational programming.  And now thanks to an anonymous donor, your gift will be matched 2 to 1 as part of the Crescendo Challenge!

The Impact of Your Gift

  • 2,000+

    students welcomed to the Opera House annually for the Opera Look-In

  • 10,000

    community members reached at Opera in the Outfield

  • 13

    Young Artists currently receiving pre-professional training

  • 20

    years of WNO Opera Institute at American University

  • 121

    choristers in the 2018-2019 season

  • 60+

    WNO performances annually

Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate and individual sponsorships of WNO range from underwriting aspects of mainstage performances to supporting community, education, and outreach programs. Contact us to lean more. 

Member Quote

"WNO is committed to training young artists and musicians.  By supporting WNO, I'm proud to help ensure the future of my favorite artform."

Alan M.
Falls Church, VA
Washington National Opera is an artistic affiliate of the Kennedy Center. Learn more about other ways you can support President Kennedy's living memorial.

Contact Us

Frequently Asked Questions & Resources

WNO Circles Administrative Office
(202) 416-8309
WNOCircles@Kennedy-Center.org

Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.