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* VIRTUAL* Opera Starts with Oh! Online
Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 18, 2021
from October 9, 2021 to December 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
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Praised by The Washington Post, Washington Parent, and on Austin Public Radio, Opera Starts with Oh Online! is back.
This free family program by Opera Lafayette, also available in person at the Hill Center, was created to introduce young audiences to the magic of opera! Led by teaching artist, choreographer, and dancer Tamrin Goldberg, and featuring new guest artists every unit, Opera Starts with Oh! is perfect for families with children 3-8 years old!
Saturday, October 9, 11-11:40 a.m. EST
Opera starts with Oh! Online | Zélindor, king of the fairies
Journey to an enchanting land with this opera-ballet filled with fairies, gnomes and muses through dance and costume design.
While any one session is engaging and enriching as a drop-in, we encourage you to sign up for all three to follow the full story and learn all the elements that bring it to life.
We operate on a pay-what-you can model to ensure equity in our programming.
Upcoming Online Sessions:
Saturday, October 9 and 23, 11 – 11:40 a.m.
Saturday, November 6 and 20, 11 – 11:40 a.m.
Saturday, December 4 and 18, 11 – 11:40 a.m.
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About Opera Lafayette:
Opera Lafayette, an American period instrument company, brings to modern audiences fresh interpretations of rediscovered gems and historical masterpieces from the 17th through 19th centuries, illuminating the contemporary relevance of the works together with their original appeal. Central to the company’s mission is building a legacy of the timeless repertoire Opera Lafayette brings back to life. This is achieved through an extensive discography, mounting revivals, and inspiring a public appreciation for this repertoire through its audience engagement programs for audiences of all ages.
This family programming is Opera Lafayette’s newest Community Engagement initiative. These family-friendly open houses and workshops not only help strengthen an appreciation for opera as an art form but utilize opera to connect families through the arts. This community engagement program works to introduce youth to the original Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of opera) and features activities which connect children and adults to many of the arts and humanities: music making, storytelling, culture and language, visual arts and design, and dance. The program is designed to engage with different types of learners: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, and Tactile.