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Families

Families

Overview

A person is never too young or too old for great stories set to gorgeous music. LA Opera offers an array of family programs that make opera performances accessible to all ages. From the Saturday Mornings at the Opera performances for very young children in the Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall, to family opera packages and discounted prices for youth ages 9-17 at all opera performances, to special opportunities for partnering senior centers and senior rush tickets…LA Opera will help create your family's greatest memories.

THE DOMINGO FAMILY PROGRAM

LA Opera offers half-price tickets for children 9-17 years of age as part of our Domingo Family Program to make it easier and more affordable for you to introduce your children to opera.

saturday mornings at the opera

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.

Opera Tales tour

Working in partnership with the County of Los Angeles Public Library, LA Opera has developed this fun, high-energy show, as part of our Library Project, that tours to various County Libraries for free family performances in May 2014.

community opera performance

Every year since 2007, LA Opera has been honored to work with the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Downtown Los Angeles to present free, large-scale, community performances.

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THE DOMINGO FAMILY PROGRAM

HALF PRICE TICKETS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS      

We are thrilled to continue offering half-price tickets to all performances for children 9-17 years of age as part of our Domingo Family Program.

Half-price tickets are only available by phone. Order by calling the Box Office at 213.972.8001, Monday- Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

SEASON TICKET SUBSCRIBERS: Did you know that you may add the Family Package to your season subscription at a reduced rate? Contact the Box Office at 213.972.8001 today. 

2018/19 FAMILY DAYS

LA Opera hosts fun family days for select opera productions. These events include fun activities and an exclusive program signing with cast members following the performance. 

We hope that you will join us for an upcoming Doming Family Day! 

Hansel and Gretel - November 25 and December 9, 2018

El Gato MontesThe Wildcat - May 19, 2019

Subscribers can purchase 18/19 Domingo Family Program tickets now to any performance that is part of your subscription package; single ticket buyers can purchase staring June 15, 2018.

SUBSCRIBE NOW AND SAVE

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Saturday Mornings At The Opera

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. 

 

Figaro's American Adventure

WHO WANTS TO BE AN
OPERA SINGER?

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.

 

Figaro Opera TalesVERDI 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.

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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.

 

2018/19 SEASON 

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. 

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Opera Tales

Opera always begins with a story and LA Opera celebrates the power of the story and the joy of music through its hugely successful Opera Tales productions. Join LA Opera for this fun, high energy show as it performs at libraries in partnership with the County of Los Angeles Public Library. 

Verdi

Perfect for the whole family, LA Opera is performing Verdi Opera Tales on May 8, 2018. Travel with four professional opera singers as the “opera pals” who perform musical moments from such Verdi opera stories as FalstaffSimon Boccanegra, Rigoletto, La Traviata, ll Trovatore, and La Forza del Destino.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 8 AT 6:00PM
Huntington Park Library

Library Audience

 

Generous funding for the 2018 Opera Tales is provided by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis, 1st District. The Opera Tales partnership between LA Opera and the County of Los Angeles Public Library was established by former Supervisor Don Knabe in 2006.

 

Requirements: Program is open only to County of Los Angeles Public Libraries. 

Tickets: Free to the public 

For up-to-date information on our Library Project programs, please CLICK HERE to sign up for our Education and Community Engagement email list.

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Community Opera

Mark your calendar: next season's community opera will be performed at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on March 22 and 23, 2019.

For the past 11 seasons, LA Opera has been honored to work with the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Downtown Los Angeles to present free, large-scale community performances including Noah's Flood, Judas Maccabaeus and The Festival Play of Daniel under the baton of James Conlon. These community opera performances include singers, actors and orchestra members from the community, performing alongside professional singers and orchestra members from LA Opera. 

CLICK HERE to get updated information on LA Opera's Cathedral Project by joining our email list. 

 

 

Production made possible with a generous grant from the
Dan Murphy Foundation

 

Additional support from:
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Saunders

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