FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Friday, October 25 — Sunday, November 3 is National Opera Week 2013, when opera organizations across the country present a variety of fun, free activities to celebrate opera! From backstage tours to flash performances and YouTube contests, National Opera Week has something for everyone, everywhere.
Stay tuned for our schedule of activities!
OPERA FOR CHILDREN
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by Gioacchino Rossini
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Experience Rossini’s The Barber of Seville with full orchestra, lavish scenery, chorus, and Palm Beach Opera’s talented Young Artists in an abridged 90 minute version, featuring all musical highlights of the opera as well as narration to complete the story. Set changes take place with an open curtain, giving children an exclusive glimpse into how the magic happens on the opera stage!
Palm Beach Opera invites all ticket purchasers to join us pre-performance in the lobby beginning at 11:30 am, visit our “education stations” featuring musicians, singers, fun art projects for children of all ages, and more!
$25 – Adults
$10 – Student with ID
$ 5 – Children 12 and under
WHAT IS FAMILY OPERA?
Family Opera is a special performance with full orchestra, lavish scenery, large chorus, and Palm Beach Opera’s talented Young Artists in an abridged 90 minute version. It features the best musical highlights of the opera as well as narration of the story and translations projected above the stage so you will be sure to understand every word.. Set changes take place with an open curtain, giving children an exclusive glimpse into how the magic happens on the opera stage. After the performance, meet the artists for photos and autographs in the theater lobby.
WHAT IS ONE OPERA IN ONE HOUR?
Experience the magic of opera with one hour abridged versions of operatic works featuring musical highlights with piano accompaniment tied together by easy-to-follow narration. Watch as Palm Beach Opera’s talented Young Artists deliver superb singing and intense drama in the intimate Harriet Himmel Theater. It is the perfect addition to a great night out at CityPlace!
LUNCH & LEARN
Come enjoy an informative and insightful look inside our upcoming productions!
Lunch begins at 12 noon, followed by a program presented by Palm Beach Opera’s Young Artists and artistic staff. Contributors at the $250 and higher level have purchase priority for the popular Lunch & Learn series.
MACBETH // Thursday, January 16, 2014
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE // Thursday, February 13, 2014
THE TALES OF HOFFMANN // Thursday, March 13, 2014
Royal Poinciana Chapel
60 Cocoanut Row
Palm Beach, FL 33480
$75 single ticket
$200 for the series of three
Tickets for Lunch & Learn go on sale September 1. Palm Beach Opera donors above $250 receive purchase priority.