Are you a young professional with an interest in live classical music?

Join Young Washington Concert Opera!

YWCO is all about exploring and enhancing the enjoyment of Washington D.C.’s vibrant arts community. Members (ages 21-45) receive offers for a variety of exciting social and educational activities, including get-togethers before and after performances and invitations to other events throughout the year.

Whether you are a seasoned opera enthusiast or a new fan, we would love to have you as part of the WCO family!

YWCO Membership ($35/individual | $40/couple, renewable every year)
Benefits include:

  • Invitations to exclusive events, such as house parties, pre-performance happy hours, lectures, external social gatherings and more

  • Access to specially priced tickets for all WCO performances at Lisner Auditorium

  • Discounted tickets to WCO’s Annual Spring Gala and Cast Parties

  • Membership to The Guild for Washington Concert Opera — a long-standing support organization that offers educational/social programs to enhance audiences’ experiences with WCO

  • Volunteer and community outreach opportunities

  • Subscription to WCO’s eNewsletter

Upcoming YWCO Events

Second Annual Opera Outside

Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 11 AM | Meridian Hill Park
Join us for this outdoor concert followed by a pay-your-own-way social gathering at a local bar or restaurant.
Free and open to the public

Pre-Performance social Hour

Sunday, November 18, 2018 | 4:30 PM | District Commons
Meet and greet with fellow opera goers before attending Gounod’s Sapho at Lisner Auditorium (performance begins at 6:00 PM).
Cost of attendance included with YWCO Membership

pre-performance social hour

Friday, April 5, 2019 | 5:00 PM | District Commons
Meet and greet with fellow opera goers before attending Rossini’s Zelmira at Lisner Auditorium (performance begins at 7:00 PM).
Cost of attendance included with YWCO Membership

cocktail reception and performance

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 6:00 PM | La Maison Française
Break out your black tie attire for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and an operatic performance at the French Embassy in Georgetown, as part of WCO’s Annual Spring Gala.
Purchase of a separate ticket required

Information about upcoming house parties and informational talks will be released soon. Stay tuned!


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