Frequently Asked Questions

We believe opera is for everyone. 

Have a question we didn’t answer below? We’re here to help! Email or call 919.792.3853.

Tickets to individual shows in our 2024/2025 season will go on sale later this summer. 

NC Opera Account Manager is your dedicated platform for purchasing, renewing, and managing your NC Opera season tickets. With Account Manager you will be able to take care of all your ticketing needs yourself, without having to wait on hold or take a trip to the Box Office. More information can be found in our NC Opera Account Manager Guide for Subscribers. Click on My Account in the upper menu to log in. If you don’t already have an account, you can create one using the same email address and password that you use to purchase tickets at

Subscribers can access and manage their tickets through NC Opera Account Manager. Tickets for the 24/25 season will be available in your account in July 2024.

  • Use your mobile phone to log in to your NC Opera Account Manager.
  • Click on ‘My Events’ and select your event.
  • You will see your digital tickets in your account.
  • Before you head out to the performance, download your tickets to your phone by tapping ‘Add to Wallet’ (iPhone) or ‘Save to Phone’ (Android) for each ticket.

NOTE: Some web browser security settings may block this download. We see this most often with Chrome, so we recommend using the Safari browser to download your tickets.

  • You’re all set! When you arrive, open your Apple Wallet (iPhone) or Google Pay (Android)

More information can be found in our NC Opera Account Manager Guide for Subscribers.

If you prefer printed tickets mailed directly to you or held at will call, just let us know and we’ll be happy to accommodate! Contact the Box Office at 919.792.3853 or

Nope! We encourage people to attend the opera in whatever attire they are comfortable in. Be it a ball gown or blue jeans, we are happy to have you joining us!

Pro tip: consider dressing in layers, as the weather in North Carolina can be unpredictable, and temperatures inside a large venue can take time to adjust.

Well-behaved children of all ages are encouraged to attend the opera, although we suggest parents research the performances they intend to attend with their child and determine for themselves if they feel the content is appropriate.  If you have any questions about the content of our performances, please reach out to us by email at or call 919.792.3853.

Yes! Unless a performance is sold out, we offer college student rush tickets for $15.00.  These tickets can be purchased at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to curtain. A valid college student ID must be presented.  

Yes! We offer a group discount when you buy 10 or more tickets. Half of your total payment will be due at the time of reservation, and the other half will be due three weeks prior to your performance.  Group tickets must be purchased through the NCO Box Office by calling 919.792.3853 or emailing

Read more about ticket exchange and donation options. No refunds are available.

Yes! Set it and forget it when you become a monthly sustainer in support of the opera. Visit our Donation page to make a gift online, or email with any questions.