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Introducing students, educators, and adults to the world of opera and helping creat 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

2014-2015 Season Opportunities
Pagliacci
| By Ruggero Leoncavallo
Wednesday, Oct. 29 - 6:00 pm
in Italian with English supertitles | approx. 2 hours minutes long

The Golden Cockerel | By Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Thursday, Feb. 19 - 12:30 pm
in Russian with English supertitles | approx. 3 hours long

Don Carlos | By Giuseppe Verdi
Thursday, March 5 - 12:30 pm
in French with English supertitles | approx. 4 1/2 hours long.

To Reserve Seats
Print, fill out, and return your Ticket Order Form by clicking here.

Standards & Benchmarks
The following Florida Standards are addressed during dress rehearsals:

Music: MU.68.C.1.1, MU.68.C.1.3, MU.68.C.1.4, MU.68.O.3.1, MU.6.8.H.1.2, MU.68.H.3.1, MU.68.F.3.1, MU.912.C.1.1, MU.912.C.2.2, MU.912.C.3.1, MU.912.O.3.1, MU.912.F.2.3, MU.912.F.3.1

English Language Arts: LAFS.6.RL.3.7, LAFS.6.RL.4.10, LAFS.7.RL.3.7, LAFS.7.RL.4.10, LAFS.7.L.3.5, LAFS.8.RL.1.3, LAFS.8.RL.3.7 LAFS.8.L.3.5. LAFS.910.RL.2.5, LAFS910.RL.2.6, LAFS.910.RI.1.3, LAFS.910.RI.2.6, LAFS910.SL.1.2, LAFS.910.SL.1.3, LAFS.1112.RL.2.5, LAFS1112.RL.2.6, LAFS.1112.RI.1.3, LAFS.1112.RI.2.6, LAFS1112.SL.1.2, LAFS.1112.SL.1.3

Theatre: TH.68.C.1.3, TH.68.C.1.5, TH.68.C.3.1, TH.68.F.2.2, TH.68.H.1.2, TH.68.H.1.5, TH.68.H.3.1, TH.68.H.3.6, TH.68.O.1.3, TH.68.S.1.1, TH.912.C.1.6, TH.912.C.3.1, TH.912.C.3.3, TH.912.F.2.2, TH.912.H.1.1, TH.912.H.1.5, TH.912.H.3.2, TH.912.S.1.4

World Languages: WL.K12.AH.6.2, WL.K12.AH.6.4, WL.K12.AH.7.1, WL.K12.AL.1.2, WL.K12.AL.6.2, WL.K12.AM.1.3, WL.K12.AM.1.4, WL.K12.AM.7.1, WL.K12.IH.1.1, WL.K12.IH.1.2, WL.K12.IH.6.1, WL.K12.IL.1.2, WL.K12.IL.1.4, WL.K12.IL.6.3, WL.K12.IM.1.2, WL.K12.IM.1.4, WL.K12.IM.6.3, WL.K12.NH.1.5, WL.K12.NM.1.5, WL.K12.SU.2.1

EdExploreSRQ
Sarasota Opera is an approved exploration provider on EdExploreSRQ.

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 2014 Dates
Tuesday, Nov. 4*
Wednesday, Nov. 5 **
Thursday, Nov. 6***
Monday, Nov. 10*
Wednesday, Nov. 12*

* Slots available between 10 am-4 pm
** Slots available between Noon-4 pm
*** Slots available between 11 am-2:30 pm

Standards & Benchmarks
The following Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in Music are addressed during outreach sessions:

MU.68.C.1.1, MU.68.C.1.4, MU.68.O.3.1, MU.6.8.H.1.2, MU.68.3.1, MU.68.F.3.1, MU.912.C.1.1, MU.912.C.2.2, MU.912.H.1.3, MU.912.O.3.1, MU.912.F.2.3, MU.912.F.3.1

EdExploreSRQ
Sarasota Opera is an approved exploration provider on EdExploreSRQ.

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.