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Opera For Educators

(Available for Salary Point Credit)
LA Opera's award-winning Opera for Educators series explores opera from an interdisciplinary point of view. Gain insight about opera and the historical context in which it was created. Discuss opera as history and art, as well as language and social commentary. Learn all about the stars and artists of the opera world, as well as the production and business of opera. Enjoy recitals and rehearsals, and receive special opera news updates.  

Program Details:

Dates: All sessions take place on Saturdays from 9:00am to 3:30pm at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

September 7, 2013 - Carmen   (CLICK HERE for Educator Packet)
September 28, 2013 - Einstein on the Beach  (CLICK HERE for Educator Packet)
October 26, 2013 - Falstaff (CLICK HERE for Educator Packet)
November 2, 2013 - The Magic Flute (CLICK HERE for Educator Packet)
January 25, 2014 - Billy Budd (CLICK HERE for Educator Packet)
March 1, 2014 - Lucia di Lammermoor (CLICK HERE for Educator's Packet)
May 3, 2014 - Thaïs (CLICK HERE for Educator's Packet)

Enrollment in programs does not include admission to main stage opera productions. 

$20 per session.

Salary Points: Attend three classes and two operas or attend three classes and complete two opera lesson plans for one salary point. One salary point available for this program. Opera 101 can be combined with Opera for Educators (See tab above) to achieve salary points.

Parking: Traditionally, parking has been included in the fees for this program. We are not able to guarantee free parking at this time and will know more soon. Everyone who purchases the full series before September 7 will be entered into a drawing. The winner will receive complimentary parking for the series. Parking at the Music Center is $9 per session. Light refreshments included in fee.

Deadline: Online registration will be open until classes are filled.


Register for individual sessions by clicking below:

September 7, 2013 - Carmen 
September 28, 2013 - Einstein on the Beach
October 26, 2013 - Falstaff
November 2, 2013 - The Magic Flute
January 25, 2014 - Billy Budd
March 1, 2014 - Lucia di Lammermoor 
May 3, 2014 - Thaïs