LIVING OPERA

  • An introduction to opera history and the plot of a mainstage opera
  • A drama workshop with an artist educator 
  • A vocal music session with one of our Ensemble Members 
  • An option for a customized workshop tailored to your group – learn a piece from the opera you’re seeing that evening as an ensemble, meet a member of the orchestra, or do something different and explore the opera through drama or dance – it’s up to you!*
  • A backstage tour of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

    *Custom Workshops require booking 6 – 8 weeks in advance.


CURRICULAR CONNECTIONS

  • Explore career opportunities in the arts by speaking with professional opera singers, musicians, stage technicians, and arts administrators
  • Learn more about vocal health and safe practices
  • Operatic history and terminology
  • Encourage reflection and discussion about the performance in your classroom


ADD ON TICKETS TO SEE THE OPERA

Many school groups put their learning into practice and pair Living Opera with tickets to an opera later the same day. This season, pair your Living Opera workshop with tickets to the opera for only $30/student! Contact the Education & Outreach department at education@coc.ca or by phone at 416-306-2392.

Duration/Group Size: Three hours, groups of 30 to 40
Availability: Select afternoons in the fall, winter and spring terms – see below for details
Location: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.
Fee: $30/student (workshop + opera, if ordered at the same time), $22/teacher
Booking: Complete an inquiry form online

FALL - EUGENE ONEGIN

FALL– EUGENE ONEGIN (Tchaikovsky)

Available Dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 –5:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • Friday, October 26, 2018

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

FALL - HADRIAN

FALL – HADRIAN (Rufus Wainwright) 

Content advisoryHadrian contains nudity and scenes of a sexual nature. The opera is recommended for audiences 18 or older. Should you have questions or require more details, we invite you to contact our team at 416-363-2392.  

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018


Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

WINTER - COSI FAN TUTTE

Winter– COSI FAN TUTTE (Mozart)

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2019
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

SPRING - LA BOHEME

Spring– LA BOHEME (Puccini)

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019
  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

SPRING - OTELLO

Spring – OTELLO (Verdi)

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.


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Phone: 416-363-8231

Toll Free: 1-800-250-4653

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