Services & Amenities

Whether you come for lessons, a meeting with colleagues, or your next recital, OPERA America’s National Opera Center is outfitted to make your life easy.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
    Enjoy free internet in one of several lounges or work areas throughout the Opera Center.
  • Business center with photocopier
    Take care of basic email, printing, and photocopying needs in the semi-private business center.
  • Lounge with vending machines
    Grab a snack, refreshment, or hot cup of coffee in the convenient artists’ canteen.
Technical and Recording Packages

The Opera Center events team can help you customize your visit with affordable technical support for audio-visual needs and flexible audio and video recording setups.

  • Event Recording
  • Projection
  • Reception and Meeting Equipment
  • Live-Stream Broadcasting
  • Audio Amplification
  • House Staff

For more information, download the Rental Overview.

Research and Score Libraries

The Opera Center houses two library collections dedicated the operatic art form. The Ardis Krainik Research and Reference Library and the Baisley Powell Elebash Score and Recording Library offer over 2,000 books, recordings, scores, and historically significant documents that you can peruse when visiting. These include the annotated conductor scores of the Julius Rudel Archive.

To search the libraries’ collections, visit the Online Catalogue. All collections are non-circulating.

The libraries are open weekdays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and by appointment at

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Submit a booking inquiry and consult the rental overview for full technical details.