Opera Friend


It is possible to support Dutch National Opera as a Friend, and for that we would love to do something in return. For opera friends, we organise many exclusive activities behind the scenes. You will get a Friend magazine (note: only in Dutch, for now), get early access to at ticket sales, and a 10% discount at the store of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

Become Opera Friend


As a Friend you contribute to our productions and to the future of Dutch National Opera, for yourself and for future generations.

  • Contributions to decor and costumes of new productions
  • Education programs for schools
  • Talentprojects such as Opera Forward Festival and the Dutch National Opera Studio
  • Vote for the Prix d’Amis for the best singers and the best productions of the DNO season
  • Photo yearbook of the Dutch National Opera


  • Exclusive friends activities, such as being in (choir) rehearsals, tours, and one day Friend trips to opera houses in Belgium and Germany
  • Invitations to the annual Spring meeting for the Friends en Giving circles, including a visit to a rehearsal on stage
  • Family members can become a Family Friend for 30 euro and are also welcome at the Friends activities
  • Subscription to the Friend magazine of the Dutch National Opera
  • Possibility to sign up for a curated Friends subscription
  • Early access to the individual ticket sales of the Dutch National Opera
  • A 10% discount in the store of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet 

Become Opera Friend


Roos Bernelot Moens

Emma Patijn

Private Fundraising
Friends and volunteers

020 551 8282


Stichting Nationale Opera & Ballet Fonds
rekeningnummer NL20 ABNA 0540179523