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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

Dress Rehearsal #2Through 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

2015-16 Season Opportunities

La bohème | By Giacomo Puccini
Tuesday, Oct. 27 - 6:00pm
Sung in Italian with English supertitles | approx. 3.5 hours long with intermissions

Così fan tutte | By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Thursday, Feb. 4 - Noon
Sung in Italian with English supertitles | approx. 3 hours long with intermission

Fidelio | By Ludwig von Beethoven
Thursday, Feb. 11 - 12:30pm
Performed in German with English supertitles | approx. 2.5 hours long with intermission

The Battle of Legnano | By Giuseppe Verdi
Thursday, Feb. 25 - 12:30pm
Performed in Italian with English supertitles | approx. 3 hours long with intermissions

To Reserve Seats
Click here for online registration

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)366-8450 ext. 249.

 

Outreach 2013

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 2015 Dates
Tuesday, November 17
Wednesday, November 18
Thursday, November 19
Friday, November. 20

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
To learn more about how you can bring live opera into your school, 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.