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Families

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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

2018/19 DOMINGO FAMILY DAYS

LA Opera hosts fun family days for select opera productions.

Upcoming Family Day:

El Gato MontésThe Wildcat  Family Day

Sunday, May 19, 2019

  Join us during this Sunday Matinee performance for special family activities and photo opportunities.

 

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.

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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. 

 

The Magic Dream

THE MAGIC DREAM
ADDED DATE!
JANUARY 26, 2019

The Magic Dream is a wildly imaginative celebration of Mozart's beloved The Magic Flute.

 

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The performance of The Magic Dream on February 2, 2019, is sold out.

 

Figaro Opera TalesGERMAN OPERA TALES
MAY 11,  2019

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.

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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.

 

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 German Opera Tales in May 2019. Travel with four professional opera singers as the “opera pals” who perform musical moments from such German opera stories as Wagner's Das Rheingold, Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio and Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.

 

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

CALLING ALL COMMUNITY PERFORMERS!

LA Opera is seeking volunteer DANCERS, ACTORS and SINGERS
to perform in the world premiere of Moses (ages 9 and up).

LA Opera and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels are working together to produce a world premiere, community opera production of Moses, written by Henry Mollicone and Shishir Kurup, and conducted by James Conlon, LA Opera’s Richard Seaver Music Director. The production will feature a cast and chorus of nearly 400 from Los Angeles-area community groups performing alongside LA Opera singers and orchestra members.

This unique program has a playful yet intense focus, that culminates in community performances at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles on March 22 and 23, 2019.

 

Community Ensemble sign-up

Participation in the Community Ensemble does not require a formal audition, but interested performers must attend an orientation workshop at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on:


Sunday, January 6, 1:00-3:00pm

SIGN UP FOR ORIENTATION 

 

REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Sunday, January 27 from 1-5pm                     
Community Rehearsal #1 at 
East Los Angeles Performing Arts Magnet (ELAPAM)
4211 Dozier St. Los Angeles, CA 90064

Sunday, February 10 from 1-5pm                     
Community Rehearsal #2 at ELAPAM

Sunday, February 17 from 1-5pm                     
Community Rehearsal #3 at ELAPAM

Sunday, February 24 from 1-5pm                     
Community Rehearsal #4 at ELAPAM

Sunday, March 3 from 1-5pm                     
Community Rehearsal #5 at ELAPAM

Sunday March 10  from 1-5pm                     
Community Rehearsal #6 at ELAPAM

Saturday, March 16 from 12-5pm                   
Community Rehearsal #7  at ELAPAM w/ Community Orchestras

Monday, March 18 from 7:30-9:30pm        
Ensemble Rehearsal at COLA
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (COLA)
555 W Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tuesday, March 19 from  6-9:30pm               
Piano Tech at COLA

Wednesday, March 20 from 6-9:30pm                     
Orchestra Tech at COLA

Thursday, March 21 from 5-9:00pm        
Dress Rehearsal at COLA

Friday, March 22 at 7:30pm               
Performance #1  at COLA

Saturday, March 23 at 7:30pm     
Performance #2 at COLA

Note: Not all participants will be called for every rehearsal date.
Some participants may be asked to participate in additional
rehearsals depending on role. The schedule is subject to change,
and extra rehearsal call-times are to be determined.

 

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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