We have experts in music, history, languages and—of course—opera, ready to work with you to integrate opera into your classrooms. Gorgeous music and experts discussing the latest in arts scholarship…sounds like a perfect Saturday to us.
Things to know:
- LAUSD salary points and UCLA extension credit are available. (Learn more about Salary Points and view our Homework Menu.)
- Seven Saturday sessions from 9am to 3pm.
- Classes do not include admission to mainstage opera productions.
Classes will be held in-person at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (with the exception of The Operas of Verdi, The Operas of Wagner, and Cinderella), and will also be available on Zoom.
$20 per session
September 11 - The Operas of Verdi (Online Only)
October 9 - The Operas of Wagner (Online Only)
November 6 - Cinderella (La Cenerentola) by Rossini (Online Only)
January 29 - Expanding the Canon: Spanish-Language Opera
February 26 - St. Matthew Passion by Bach and Oratorio
April 2 - Opera in the Classroom
May 7 - Aida by Verdi
Individual 2021/22 sessions can be purchased below.
If you registered and need assistance on the day of, please email Andréa Fuentes at email@example.com.
To view recent virtual Opera for Educators presentation, visit our new LA Opera Connects YouTube channel.
Can't make a class? Browse through our lesson plans here.
Opera for educators - Educator guides
|La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini (Sept. 2019)|
|Eurydice by Matthew Aucoin (Jan. 2020)|
|The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Oct. 2019)|
|Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti (Feb. 2020)|
|Pelléas & Melisánde by Claude Debussy (April 2020)|
|The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (May 2020)|
|Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi (Sept. 2021)|
|Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner (Oct. 2021)|
|The Anonymous Lover by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (Nov. 2020)|
|Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Jan. 2021)|
Generous support for this program from Susan Zolla, in memory of Edward M. Zolla
Special support for teacher parking from Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Supervisor Kathryn Barger