Young Professionals

Forte Fridays

Forte, a musical term meaning “strong” or “bold” in Italian, is The Atlanta Opera’s program for young people, ages 21-40, that provides discounted tickets to performances as well as access to exclusive social events and the chance to make new connections.

Whether you are an opera expert or simply opera-curious, join fellow Forte members for a special cocktail hour before the Friday performance of each of our productions. Drink tickets and small bites included with every ticket!


1 Opera ticket
1 Opera’s Night Out ticket


Forte Membership

4 Opera tickets
4 Opera’s Night Out tickets
10% off at Shop Opera


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I get to pick my seats?
Because of the reduced ticket price plus other great perks, you do not get to choose your location – but we promise to give you a great seat!

Can I buy more than one ticket?
Of course! The more the merrier.

Can I sit with my friends?
To be seated together, please purchase tickets in one order.

How will I get my tickets?
No tickets will be mailed. Your tickets will be available to pick up at the Cobb Energy Centre will-call window on the night of the performance. You will be asked to present a valid ID.

Is there a dress code?
There is no specific dress code to attend the opera. Wear whatever you like!

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Renee Smiley
Senior Manager, Ticketing Services

Get in touch with any questions.


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Learn more about our opportunities and discounts for students and schools.

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Military Veterans

All veterans and current military servicemen and women are invited to attend each of our mainstage productions for FREE.

Reserve tickets anytime, up to 4 tickets per household. We’ll email you tickets 30 days before each show. You must reserve at least 7 days before each show to give us time to process your request.

Requests will be accepted 30 – 7 days before each performance.


The generous support of The Home Depot Foundation makes it possible for The Atlanta Opera is able to offer these free benefits to veterans, active duty and military families. The Home Depot Foundation and The Atlanta Opera thank you for your service.