LA Opera thinks you're never too young to enjoy the classics. With that in mind, we are proud to present two Saturday morning, hour-long, interactive performances. Delight in familiar arias and wander through enchanting tales of adventure in both original works and beloved favorites adapted for children.
Fun and creative workshops for children before each performance add to the excitement and prepare the audience with art and music-making activities.
WHO WANTS TO BE AN
JANUARY 13, 2018
FEBRUARY 3, 2018
Who Wants to be an Opera Singer? is a fun and interactive introduction to the world of opera, written by Mark Saltzman. With a spin of the giant opera wheel, our singers compete for the coveted Golden Throat Award and a brilliant career in opera by singing some of opera’s “greatest hits” and telling us a little about the operas from which they spring.
VERDI OPERA TALES
MAY 5, 2018
Perfect for the whole family, Verdi Opera Tales features four professional opera singers as the “opera pals” who perform musical moments from such Verdi opera stories as Falstaff,
Simon Boccanegra, Rigoletto, La Traviata, ll Trovatore, and La Forza del Destino.
Art workshops: 10:00am
Performances: 11:00am (Running time is one hour.)
Location: Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center
Tickets are $18. ALL children, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend the performance. There is a 10 ticket maximum per household.
February 2, 2019
The Magic Dream
The Magic Dream is a wildly imaginative celebration of Mozart's beloved The Magic Flute.
May 4, 2019
German Opera Tales
German Opera Tales is a high-energy show featuring musical moments from operas like Wagner's Das Rheingold, Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio and Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.
Tickets will go onsale October 24, 2018.
For general information, please contact us EduCom@LAOpera.org or 213.972.3157.