Opera Lafayette is an opera company based in Washington, D.C., that produces French operas from the 17th and 18th centuries. It was founded in 1995 by Ryan Brown and splits its season between Washington and New York City.

Opera Lafayette — the nation’s only American period instrument opera company
which performs its entire season in Washington, DC and New York City.


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Welcome Spring by Attending One of Opera Lafayette’s Benefits
Both Benefits Feature a Performance of

Bonsoir Voisin!
a delightful one-act opéra comique not performed in the United State since 1870

Ferdinand Poise, Composer
Léon Lévy Brunswick and Arthur de Beauplau, Librettists

Magali Simard-Galdés, Louisette
Dominique Côtè, Charlot
Jeffery Watson, Pianist

Nick Olcott, Stage Director
Patricia Forelle, Costume Director

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March 31, 2019


Cosmos Club

2121 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC

11:00 a.m. - Brunch
12:30 p.m. - Performance
Champagne reception follows

TICKETS START AT $95

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April 4, 2019


colony club


564 Park Avenue at East 62nd Street
New York, NY

6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Recpetion
7:15 p.m. - Performance
8:00 p.m. - Candlelight Dinner

Tickets start at $650