If you wish, gifts at the $1,200 Patron Circle may be paid in installments.  Please contact us at (202) 416-7849.


Welcome to BravO, Washington National Opera's program for students and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 40! BravO is D.C.'s premier young professional arts-lover program, welcoming those who are interested in opera to connect with each other, WNO, and the productions.

Join us in our commitment to WNO by making a contribution.  As a BravO Member, you'll receive all our great benefits at a discounted rate!  And now, thanks to an anonymous donor, any new or increased gift to WNO will be matched 4-1 through the Crescendo Challenge.

For questions or to make your gift over the phone, please contact us at (202) 416-7849.


Your $1 + $4 matching funds = $5 impact for WNO!


BenefitsContributor - $120
(regularly $180)
Partner - $300
(regularly $350)
Sponsor - $600
(regularly $700)
Patron Circle - $1,200
(regularly $1,800)
Members-Only Ticket Priority for ticket orders and subscription packages*
10% Discount at the Roof Terrace Restaurant, KC Café, and Kennedy Center Gift Shops
Discounts on Explore the Arts Events
Discounts at local restaurants
Admittance to Members-Only Lounges in the Opera House, Concert Hall, and Eisenhower Theater
Four $2-off Digital Parking Discount Coupons
Invitation to an NSO Working Rehearsal for you and a guest1x2x3x4x
Invitation to a “Curtain Up” Theater Event for you and a guest
BravO exclusive benefit: Invitation to attend a special BravO tour of the Washington National Opera Costume Studio and a Backstage Tour
Invitation to a Ballet Working Rehearsal for you and a guest 
Invitation to a "Meet the Conductor" Reception for you an a guest 
BravO exclusive benefit: Invitation to a special BravO Cocktail Party  
Reduced service fees on purchases for Kennedy Center performances (some exclusions may apply)  
Eligibility to use the Preferred Access Ticket Line for ticket purchases  
Invitation to the President's Annual Meeting for you and a guest  
Access to the Priority Waitlist for up to two tickets for the Kennedy Center Honors  
Invitation to a Backstage Experience for you and a guest  
Access to a special reserved seating section for Opera in the Outfield®  
BravO exclusive benefit: Special pre-performance and intermission access to the Circles Lounge on BravO Nights  
BravO exclusive benefit: Invitation to a private BravO member-only annual dinner  
Admission to exclusive Circles Lounges in the Opera House, Concert Hall, and Eisenhower Theater   
Recognition in Playbill® for all Kennedy Center performances   
Priority invitation to purchase tickets to the Kennedy Center July 4th Celebration and other benefit events and galas, including WNO Gala   
Invitation to a Kennedy Center Circles Cast Party with prominent artists for you and a guest   
Priority seating in the Roof Terrace Restaurant and priority reservations for Roof Terrace Restaurant Special Events   
Special rates and discounts at Washington area hotels and restaurants   
Access to NSO and Ballet pre-performance Prelude Plus lectures (with purchase of performance ticket)   
Invitations to all WNO Dress Rehearsals for you and a guest   
An invitation for two to one WNO Backstage Tour   
Redeemable voucher for a collectible Kennedy Center Souvenir Cup (available with beverage purchase)   
BravO exclusive benefit: Access to BravO events at discounted prices   


* Ticket priority provides Members with access to purchase tickets after subscribers, but before the general public. For Kennedy Center presentations a selection of tickets is reserved for purchase exclusively by Members. The selection of tickets reserved for Members may sell out during Ticket Priority before the general public on sale. Ticket Priority excludes the Kennedy Center Honors and Gala performances, as well as the Washington Ballet, Washington Performing Arts, and certain other non-Kennedy Center presentations.