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Phoenix

Opera at your SchoolOpera at your school

Grade Level: K - 8

Cinderella

an adaptation of Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Massenet’s Cendrillon.

Offered: Phoenix: January – May
Grade Level: K - 5
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$400 for one performance
$600 for two back-to-back performances

Transport your students to the magical world where Cinderella resides! Join Cinderella as she overcomes the bullying of her evil step-sisters and finds her Prince Charming with a little help from a special fairy along the way. With colorful Characters and Melodies, this classic fairytale story will teach your students the morals of kindness towards all, forgiving others, and never letting a bag thing ruin your heart. This production is a 35-minute adaptation from La Cenerentola, by Gioachino Rossini, and Cendrillon by Jules Massenet.

Study guides are available to enhance classroom learning.

Opera 101: The Story

Offered: January – May
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$400 for one performance
$600 for two back-to-back performances

This popular, 35-minute program presents a fun, engaging operatic crash-course to students. Through an original story, Opera 101: The Story presents everything you need to know about opera and weaves together opera’s greatest musical moments in their original languages.

Opera 101: The Crash Course

Offered: January – May
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$400 for one performance
$600 for two back-to-back performances

New to opera? This informational crash-course performance will teach your students everything they need to know about opera, while presenting opera’s greatest musical moments in their original language. Students will leave this informational performance ready to attend our next performance!

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Phoenix

Masterclass Workshop Masterclass Workshop

Grade Level: 7 - 12

Offered: January – May
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$100 for one performance (no pianist)
$200 for one performance (with pianist) *Space is VERY limited!

This popular, 35 - minute program presents a fun, engaging operatic crash-course, but this time, your students take center stage! After a brief recital with our Education Teaching Artist(s), your students (either individuals or full choir/ensemble) will receive a masterclass. Help your students find their voices through this interactive performance!

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Phoenix

Student Night at the OperaStudent Night at the opera

Great for all Ages

Grade Level: Each performance is individually rated.
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools, $5 per student including College, $10 per chaperone

Chaperone Requirement: One supervising teacher (complementary ticket provided) per 10 students. Additional adult tickets must be requested and approved by Arizona Opera. 

LA BOHÈME: January 22, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m., Symphony Hall, Phoenix

  • Rated PG and recommended for audiences 10 and up.

RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE: February 26, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m., Symphony Hall, Phoenix

  • Rated PG-13 (High School and up) for mature content.

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS: April 1, 2020@ 7:00 p.m., Symphony Hall, Phoenix

  • Rated PG and recommended for audiences 10 and up.

 

Please reach out to crobel@azopera.org for more detailed information about each rating.

Important Information about Student Night at the Opera:

  • All tickets will remain at will call and can be picked up at the box office at Symphony Hall beginning at 6:00pm. We are unable to mail tickets.
  • Seating is general admission. Please note, the front center orchestra section is blocked off for this performance for production needs.
  • Bus parking is provided on 3rd street and Washington. You will receive a bus pass with specific instructions about a week before the performance. Police officers will be on site to assist with parking.
  • Car parking is available for a fee in the garages surrounding Symphony Hall. These garages include the Hayatt Regency garage, Chase garage (1st and Monroe), and the West garage (directly under Symphony Hall).
  • There is NO food or drink for sale during the performances.
  • There are NO pre-performance lectures at the performances. You will recieve a multimedia video to help prepare your students before the performance and a link to our podcast.

Tucson

Opera at your SchoolOpera at your school

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

an adaptation of Mozart’s Don Giovanni.
Offered: September – December
Grade Level: K-5
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$400 for one performance
$600 for two back-to-back performances

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf is an adaptation of Mozart’s famous Don Giovanni. The infamous Don is rediscovered as the Big Bad Wolf, and all the character’s he has bullied have to work together to show the Wolf the errors of his ways.

Study guides are available to enhance classroom learning.

TUCSON PERFORMANCES SOLD OUT

Opera 101: The Story

Offered: September - December
Grade Level: 5-8
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$400 for one performance
$600 for two back-to-back performances

This popular, 35-minute program presents a fun, engaging operatic crash-course to students. Through an original story, Opera 101: The Story presents everything you need to know about opera and weaves together opera’s greatest musical moments in their original languages.

Opera 101: The Crash Course

Offered: September - December
Grade Level: 5-8
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$400 for one performance
$600 for two back-to-back performances

New to opera? This informational crash-course performance will teach your students everything they need to know about opera, while presenting opera’s greatest musical moments in their original language. Students will leave this informational performance ready to attend our next performance!

 

Cinderella (2020 performance)

an adaptation of Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Massenet’s Cendrillon.
Offered: September – December, 2020
Grade Level: K-5
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$400 for one performance
$600 for two back-to-back performances

Transport your students to the magical world where Cinderella resides! Join Cinderella as she overcomes the bullying of her evil step-sisters and finds her Prince Charming with a little help from a special fairy along the way. With colorful Characters and Melodies, this classic fairytale story will teach your students the morals of kindness towards all, forgiving others, and never letting a bag thing ruin your heart. This production is a 35-minute adaptation from La Cenerentola, by Gioachino Rossini, and Cendrillon by Jules Massenet.

Study guides are available to enhance classroom learning.

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Tucson

Masterclass WorkshopMasterclass Workshop

Offered: September–December
Grade Level: 6-12
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$100 for one performance (no pianist)
$200 for one performance (with pianist) *Space is VERY limited!

This popular, 35-minute program presents a fun, engaging operatic crash-course, but this time, your students take center stage! After a brief recital with our Education Teaching Artist(s), your students (either individuals or full choir/ensemble) will receive a masterclass. Help your students find their voices through this interactive performance!

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Tucson

Tucson Seats-for-StudentsSeats for Students

Great for all ages

Grade Level: Each performance is individually rated–please check our website
Cost: FREE for Title 1 Schools
$5 per student including College
$10 per chaperone

Chaperone Requirement: One supervising teacher (complementary ticket provided) per 10 students. Additional adult tickets must be requested and approved by Arizona Opera.

Special student tickets are reserved for the Saturday mainstage performances at Tucson Music Hall. These seats are reserved specifically for students to get swept away by great music and stories–while enhancing classroom learning.

LA BOHÈME: February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m., Tucson Music Hall
RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE: March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m., Tucson Music Hall
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS: April 11, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m., Tucson Music Hall

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