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WNO Friends

While Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the arts sector, WNO is focused and committed to keeping opera alive. By becoming a WNO Friend you can help us to continue our effort to share digital performances and projects. Your membership will also help secure our future as we prepare and plan our return to the stage. Together we can continue the WNO story.



WNO Friends - from £50 a year

  • Enjoy intimate recitals, conversations and lectures with Company members and our creative teams as part of our virtual events programme
  • Delve deeper into the inner workings of WNO with our regular supporter newsletter
  • Help us to continue to inspire and enrich more lives through the power of opera
  • Enjoy priority booking and gain access to dress rehearsals, once we’re back in the theatre*

*if you have bought a ticket to see that opera at any WNO venue


Get in touch

For more information or to join, please contact Lorraine Rees on 07849 077 910  (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm) |friends@wno.org.uk or download and return the below form.


Gift membership

A WNO Friend membership also makes a thoughtful gift for any opera lover. Simply contact friends@wno.org.uk to buy a gift membership.


Local WNO Friends Events

All of our supporters are welcome to attend events around Wales and England which are organised by our five WNO Friends Branches; however all events are suspended during the Covid-19 outbreak.