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Welcome to Bel Cantanti, an opera company within the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area devoted to giving performance experience to both seasoned and aspiring professionals. Between the beautiful singing and glorious music, you will find yourself thoroughly captivated.
"Bel Cantanti Opera continues to be one of the best kept musical secrets in the Washington area."

"The future of opera as fun rather than spectacle or museum piece, lies with such groups as Bel Cantanti Opera."

Washington Post
"Bel Cantanti… reaffirmed the belief that we are living in a golden age of opera and the hope that opera in America has a promising feature. Bel Cantanti … makes the special magic of opera happen.”
Washington Post
“… an absolute delight for opera aficionados and the perfect opportunity for timid newbies to be surprised at just how much fun opera can be.”

Washington Times
"Bel Cantanti Opera has emerged as a great showcase for area talent."

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"Bel Cantanti…shows a serious, focused orientation, high ambition and significant potential."

Washington Post

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Welcome to the Bel Cantanti Donation Page!

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Thank you in advance for your donation to our company. Your generosity will go a long way in providing us with the means to create excellent performances and to remain a permanent Washington, DC staple in the Arts community.

Please make a donation and keep opera thriving in the Washington, DC area. Come to one of our shows to see how much your kindness has made a difference!


By clicking here, you will be guided through the online donation process. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can either create one, or use any major credit or debit card.

Bel Cantanti Opera company is a not-for-profit organization with tax exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are fully tax deductible. Paypal will ask you to provide your shipping address. All contributors will receive a confirmation letter for tax purposes.

Donate by mail

If you prefer to send your contribution by mail, please make your cheques payable to the 'Bel Cantanti Opera', and mail your donation to:

Bel Cantanti Opera
P.O.Box 3232
Silver Spring, MD, 20918

You will receive a federal tax receipt from BCO, and our grateful thanks.

Corporate Sponsorship

In order to achieve our mission, Bel Cantanti Opera is seeking partnerships with corporate sponsors. Corporations wishing to sponsor entire productions, individual performances, specific production elements, or just donate to the cause, should contact General and Artistic Director of BCO, Dr. Katerina Souvorova at