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Introducing students, educators, and adults to the world of opera and helping create audiences of the next generation, these programs offer a look into the mystery and magic of opera.


Invitation to Opera

SYO Dress Rehearsal

Through select orchestra dress rehearsals students and educators are invited to experience the magic of live opera and interact with performers during intermissions.

Cost of Tickets
FREE!

Chaperone Guidelines
Schools: 1 adult for every 10 students
Homeschoolers: 1 adult for every 4 students

Grade Levels
Grades six and up

2016-17 Season Opportunities

Don Pasquale | By Gaetano Donizetti
Tuesday, Oct. 25 - 6:00-9:00 PM
Sung in Italian with English supertitles 

The Italian Girl in Algiers | By Gioachino Rossini
Thursday, Feb. 16 – 12:30-3:00 PM
Sung in Italian with English supertitles

Dialogues of the Carmelites | By Francis Poulenc
Thursday, March 2 – 12:30-3:30 PM
Performed in French with English supertitles

The Love of Three Kings | By Italo Montemezzi
Thursday, March 9 – 12:30-3:30 PM
Performed in Italian with English supertitles

To Reserve Seats
Click HERE for our online registration form

Standards & Benchmarks
Sarasota Opera is a proud provider and suporter of EdExploreSRQ

Click here for more information on Florida Standards covered as part of the dress rehearsal experience.

Exploration Grants
Need transportation or substitute funding? Click here to check out the Community Foundation of Sarasota County's Exploration Grants.

Questions and Inquires
Please email youthopera@sarasotaopera.org or call (941) 328-1307.


Artists in Schools

SYO Artists in Schools

Members of the Sarasota Opera Apprentice and Studio Artists programs engage students and teachers in interactive outreach sessions, providing young people with direct access to opera and the people behind the music.

Programs range from 45 minutes to 60 minutes and can be tailored to the grade level of the audience.

Fall 2016 Dates:

Monday, Nov. 14
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Wednesday, Nov. 16
Thursday, Nov. 17
Friday, Nov. 18

Technical Requirements
Acoustic or Electric Piano
Pianos should have at least 85 keys and a sustaining pedal

To Reserve A Session
Click HERE for our online request form


Standards & Benchmarks
Sarasota Opera is a proud provider and suporter of EdExploreSRQ

Click here for more information on Florida Standards covered as part of this experience.

Questions and Inquires
Please email youthopera@sarasotaopera.org or call (941)366-8450 ext. 249.


Behind the Scenes Tours

AtriumStaff from Sarasota Opera provide students and educators with an insiders look at our historic theatre and the backstage workings of a professional opera company. Tours include (when possible) visits to our scenic, costume, and prop shops as well as Q&A sessions with professional artists and staff.

Cost of Tickets
FREE for school groups

Chaperone Guidelines
Schools: 1 adult for every 10 students
Homeschoolers: 1 adult for every 4 students

Questions and Inquires 
To learn more about how you can bring your school group to the Sarasota Opera House, please email youthopera@sarasotaopera.org or call (941)366-8450 ext. 249.

 

 

 

 


 

Teacher Resource Guides

Opera Basics

Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven 

The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini 

The Golden Cockerel by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov