Living Opera

This crash course includes:

  • An interactive introduction to opera and opera history 
  • A lesson in operatic singing 
  • A drama-based exploration of the plot and characters of a work from the current season
  • A backstage tour of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

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 $35/student! Contact Vanessa Smith, School Programs Manager at 416-306-2392 for details. 

Duration/Group Size: Three hours, groups of 20 to 30
Grades: 9 to 12
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: $16.95/student (workshop only), $35/student (workshop + opera, if ordered at the same time)
Booking: Complete an inquiry form online, or call Vanessa Smith, School Programs Manager at 416-306-2392

Dates and OPERAS


Winter – Così fan tutte

Winter – Così fan tutte (Mozart)

Available Dates:

  • Thursday, February 6, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 21, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
Spring – HERCULES AND DON QUICHOTTE

Spring 

Hercules (Handel)

Available dates:

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.

Don Quichotte (Massenet)

Available dates:

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 22, 2014, 2 - 5:30 p.m.

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


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Students have fun during a lesson in operatic singing at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Photo: COC @ 2011

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